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Wall Street drops sharply, Dow loses more than 400 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were battered on Tuesday as traders and investors fretted about the state of ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

Coronavirus | Manufacturing sector's outlook score at all-time low

Manufacturing activity in South Africa has contracted for the 14th consecutive month, falling to the lowest levels since 2009. The ...

Solly Moeng | Rock bottom is a great place for a fresh start

It was refreshing, but not surprising, to see that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni immediately saw an opportunity in Moody's Investor ...

Secrecy and suspense over Tour de France's fate

Less than three months before the Tour de France's scheduled start, the possibility of cycling's greatest show taking place remains ...

Equities begin FY21 in the red as COVID-19 keeps traders on edge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Wednesday as the new financial ...

Millions of US Workers Losing Jobs as Coronavirus Spreads

WASHINGTON - Millions of U.S. workers are losing their jobs in a surge of layoffs as businesses large and small ...

Taliban Team Arrives In Kabul To Monitor Release Of Prisoners

Three members of Afghanistan's Taliban have arrived in Kabul to "monitor" the government's release of imprisoned Taliban militants as part ...

Harmony warns of limited gold production during lockdown

Harmony Gold [JSE: HAR] has said production of gold in South Africa will be limited to between 650 kg and ...

MTN to move ahead on Nigeria stock sale amid market turmoil

MTN [JSE:MTN] will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier's Nigerian business, though ...

Telkom to take on SARS in ConCourt over tax judgment

Telkom is taking its fight with the South African Revenue Service to the Constitutional Court, following an adverse judgment handed ...

Grammarly now integrates with Microsoft Word

California [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): You will now be able to write error-free copies with the integration of Grammarly with ...

Microsoft releases News Bar app in beta

California [USA], Mar 31 (ANI): Microsoft has rolled out the beta version of its News Bar app that brings news ...

COVID-19 could shrink the earnings of 2020 graduates for years to come

Before the coronavirus pandemic forced businesses and schools to close, high school and college graduates from the Class of 2020 ...

COVID-19 will slow the global shift to renewable energy, but can't stop it

The renewable energy industry, which until recently was projected to enjoy rapid growth, has run into stiff headwinds as a ...

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China Helps Laos With Medical Equipment as Coronavirus Wave Begins

China on Tuesday donated truckloads of medical supplies to Laos, where hospitals struggled with shortages of gear, while Vietnam imposed ...

Equities begin FY21 in the red as COVID-19 keeps traders on edge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Wednesday as the new financial ...

Tibetans Cautious as Virus Restrictions Ease in Some Areas

A lift of restrictions blocking the spread of COVID-19 in Tibetan areas of China is bringing more people out into ...

Fulbright Shelters in Bishkek as COVID-19 Empties Streets

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN - An uncomfortable silence has settled on the normally busy boulevards and avenues of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.Its high rises, ...

Newbee through to ESL One L.A.'s China playoffs

Newbee came from behind to edge PSG.LGD 2-1 on Tuesday, wrapping up a playoff berth in the ESL One Los ...

US Markets End Worst First Quarter in History on Downbeat

U.S. stocks closed Tuesday with historic first-quarter losses.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 413 points, off 2%. The Standard & ...

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