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In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

Wall Street divided, as greenback corrects

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow Jones losing ground, while the Standard ...

Jack Ma's Alibaba fined $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

SHANGHAI, China: Alibaba Group has been fined $2.75 billion by Chinese regulators for violating anti-monopoly rules and abusing its leading ...

Airbus increases deliveries as travel revives in US, China

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Airbus reported a surprise surge in deliveries in March and a slight increase in deliveries in the first ...

Stocks in Asia little moved, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with a positive bias although moves in either direction ...

Levi reports online sales takes place of retail during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Denim manufacturer Levi Strauss reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter ended February 28 and raised its ...

U.S. stocks take a breather, profit-taking blamed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took a breather on Monday after last week's relentless rises which took the ...

Final vote shows 71% of Amazon voters oppose joining union

BESSEMER, Alabama: Amazon.com employees have voted against union representation at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The final count showed 71 ...

Central Asia courts green energy investors

Central Asia's vast green energy potential is beginning to attract international suitors. With the know-how and the financing, next-door China ...

U.S. To Expel 10 Russian Intel Officers, Target Debt With Sanctions

U.S. media reports say sanctions looming against Russia in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking will include the expulsion ...

China continues to attract foreign investors with soaring Q1 FDI

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China remains a popular destination for overseas investors, with foreign direct ...

Motilal Oswal appoints Ashish Shanker as MD

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): Motilal Oswal Private Wealth Management (MOPWM) has announced the elevation of Ashish Shanker as ...

Tokyo stocks close higher with eyes on virus cases

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday in cautious trade as fears mount over rising coronavirus infections in Japan.Tokyo recorded ...

European stock markets climb at open

European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Thursday with the earnings season in full flow.London's benchmark FTSE ...

Hong Kong shares finish lower

Hong Kong and mainland stocks ended lower Thursday following a soft lead from Wall Street and on concerns about tight ...

Asian markets mixed as traders stuggle to build on rally

Markets were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors put the brakes on a recent rally.After hitting a series of ...

Stock markets mostly higher, oil drops

Stock markets mostly rose Thursday, supported by a strong start to the US earnings season.The dollar traded mixed against its ...

Wipro Q4 profit jumps 28 pc to Rs 2,972 crore

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 15 (ANI): IT software major Wipro on Thursday reported 27.8 per cent year-on-year jump in its ...

Equity indices end higher led by pharma, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices showed resilience amid resurgence in Covid-19 cases and closed half a ...

Vahdam FY21 revenue up 110 pc at Rs 159 crore

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Global direct-to-customer tea brand Vahdam India said that it has witnessed strong growth and ...

Servify acquires Germany-based WebToGo

Mumbai (Maharastra) [India] April 15 (ANI): Device after-sales management platform Servify has announced the acquisition of Germany-based WebToGo which provides ...

Kennedy Bungane named new CEO of African Bank

Kennedy Bungane has been named the new chief executive officer of African Bank.Bungane is the former head of Barclays Africa ...

Improving Pirates have shot to take series against Padres

Maybe the Pittsburgh Pirates have had to dig under some rocks or visit a mystic. Somehow, they have found some ...

'SAFE' pioneers a constructive dialogue

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI/NewsVoir): India is witnessing a seismic shift in the policy landscape of materials sustainability with ...

Openreach collaborates with STL to build full fibre network

London [UK] April 15 (ANI): Optical fibre manufacturer Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) is collaborating with UK's largest digital network business ...

RTGS facility to be unavailable for 14 hours on Sunday

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): The Real Time Gross Settlement (RGTS) service for fund transfers will not be available ...

Plea in SC seeking direction to RBI

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): A writ petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking a direction to ...

Equity indices trade flat, Infosys drops 3.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded flat during early hours on Thursday amid an interplay of ...

Update: IMF chief says "confident" to distribute new SDR by mid-August

© Provided by Xinhua The chief said the upcoming SDR allocation is "significant" as it will provide much-needed reserves boost ...

Google unveils R29 billion data hub in Poland

US tech giant Google on Wednesday launched a new cloud data hub in Warsaw - its first in Central and ...

Ponzi Schemer Bernard Madoff Dies, Says Federal Bureau of Prisons

NEW YORK - Bernard Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died Wednesday in ...

US Can't Justify Keeping Troops in Afghanistan, Biden Says

President Joe Biden is set to tell Americans on Wednesday that he is withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by ...

Matsuyama targets Olympic title after Masters win

Newly minted Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama set his sights on Tokyo Olympics gold on Wednesday after returning to Japan clutching ...

Study finds Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine 90 pc effective

New York [US], April 14 (ANI): Moderna announced on Tuesday (local time) that their coronavirus vaccine was 90 per cent ...

Georgia's pensioners hamstrung by crippling debt

A 75-year-old Georgian woman stood in line outside a Tbilisi branch of Liberty Bank, waiting to get her pension. Her ...

Syska LED wins CESL tender for Gram Ujala LED scheme

New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): Syska LED has won a tender by public sector entity Convergence Energy Services Ltd ...

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Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

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