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California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

San Francisco, California: Even as restaurants struggled to survive during the Covid lockdown in California, many fear they will not ...

Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered ...

U.S. states weigh charges to packagers for recycling

PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

U.S. stock markets directionless over Covid concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The surging Delta variant of COVID-19 has unnerved U.S. investors with Wall Street ending the ...

U.S. economy fell during Covid in greatest slump since 1946

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States recorded an economic contraction at an annual rate of 19.2 percent in 2020 at the ...

U.S. seeks to end access to foreign crypto exchanges by Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Americans have found ways to avoid regulations intended to prevent U.S. customers from accessing overseas cryptocurrency exchanges, according ...

China's Shanghai Composite rebounds, gains nearly two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets opened the week solidly higher.China's Shanghai Composite led the way, jumping 66.93 ...

Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...

Biden seeks pledge of 40% electric vehicles by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, the White House has asked automakers to voluntarily pledge to ...

Price increase helps jump in McDonalds revenues

CHICAGO, IL: Global sales and profits for McDonald's Corp surged past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, attributed to fresh additions ...

Pfizer seeks permission to administer third Covid dose

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer has projected a 29 percent increase in the sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in ...

Biden says ban on rental evictions to end on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The nationwide ban that prevents landlords from evicting those who do not pay their rent will expire Saturday.The ...

UPS shares fall to lowest in 3 months as e-commerce declines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) fell to its lowest in three months on July ...

Bumper profit spreads smiles at Royal Bafokeng

Royal Bafokeng Platinum has paid a total R1.5 billion dividend for the first six months of the year, after the ...

Kerala HC sets aside administrative tribunal order

Kochi (Kerala) [India], August 3 (ANI): Kerala High Court set aside the order of the Administrative Tribunal directing the Public ...

BMW's China sales up 42 pct in H1 2021

© Provided by Xinhua The BMW Group currently expects China's automobile market to grow 10.3 percent over the course of ...

Four reasons why EU is staring down the barrel of a second lost decade

The eurozone's latest economic growth figures are a little better than expected. This group of 19 EU nations grew 2.2% ...

Inox Leisure posts Q1 net loss of Rs 101 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Multiplex chain Inox Leisure on Tuesday reported a loss of Rs 101 crore for ...

NATO, EU Join Criticism Of Iran After Deadly Tanker Attack

NATO and the European Union have added to Western criticism of Iran over a purported drone attack on a merchant ...

Airtel Q1 profit plunges 63 pc to Rs 283 crore

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday posted 63 per cent dip in its profit ...

APSEZ net profit jumps 77 pc to Rs 1,342 crore in Q1

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) on Tuesday reported 77 per cent rise ...

U.S. drought threatens world recovery from pandemic: media

© Provided by Xinhua According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, more than 95 percent of the U.S. West is in ...

Sensex soars 873 points to new high, Nifty tops 16,130 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices scaled record new peaks on Tuesday with heavy buying in IT, ...

China's Fortune Global 500 companies rise to 143

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Chinese companies have thronged the 2021 Fortune Global 500 list amid ...

Asia Pacific on track for strong economic rebound: Moody's

Singapore, August 3 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday forecast that Asia Pacific's growth will rebound to 6.7 per cent ...

How The Conversation's journalism made a difference in July

Every month, we track what happened to The Conversation authors after we published their articles. Here are some of their ...

People are selfish with masses and generous with individual

Zurich [Switzerland], August 3 (ANI): The general public in recent years has steadily lost their confidence in economic authorities, financial ...

IndusInd Bank gets empanelled as agency bank to RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 3 (ANI): Private sector lender IndusInd Bank said on Tuesday it has been empanelled by the ...

Bill and Melinda Gates are officially divorced

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): The divorce between Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates has been finalised. A ...

Record FDI inflows underline China's weight in global economy: FT

© Provided by Xinhua While global FDI plummeted by 35 percent in 2020, inflows into China rose by 6 percent ...

Capital Trust announces PTC transaction of Rs 28 cr

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Non-banking finance company Capital Trust said on Tuesday it has entered into a pass ...

Equity indices up despite weak Asian cues, Titan top gainer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Tuesday bucking weak Asian trends ...

Financial market upgrades Mexico's 2021 GDP forecast to 6.1 pct

© Provided by Xinhua The Ministry of Finance has forecast up to 6 percent growth this year, depending on the ...

Global current account balances widened by COVID-19 pandemic: IMF

© Provided by Xinhua Global current account balances increased from 2.8 percent of world gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 ...

Bombay HC reserves order in Raj Kundra, Ryan Thorpe's bail

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Bombay High Court on Monday reserved its order on petitions filed by businessman Raj ...

'Over 29.55 crore loans sanctioned under PM Mudra Yojana'

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Over 29.55 crore loans amounting to Rs 15.52 lakh crore have been sanctioned under ...

COVID-19 in U.S. "going to get worse," Fauci warns

© Provided by Xinhua "Things are going to get worse," warned Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor.WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 ...

4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

Summer 2021 will likely be one of the hottest on record as dozens of cities in the West experience all-time ...

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U.S. stock markets roar ahead, greenback steadies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street bounded ahead on Tuesday with solid gains being recorded by all the major ...

California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

San Francisco, California: Even as restaurants struggled to survive during the Covid lockdown in California, many fear they will not ...

Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered ...

U.S. states weigh charges to packagers for recycling

PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

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