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Media reports US to sue Amazon claiming antitrust violations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the US Federal Trade Commission is preparing ...

Blaming cost of manufacturing, Nestle to raise prices for second year

VEVEY, Switzerland: In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung this week, Nestle's Chief Executive Mark Schneider said the world's largest ...

Fed fails to cool economy as US sees 517,000 jobs created in January

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve Bank to cool the job market to help curb record-high inflation, ...

Nasdaq Composite loses one percent as Treasury yields bit

NEW YORK, New York - A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields kept buyers at bay on Wall Street on ...

102,000 job firings in US high tech in December, according to report

WASHINGTON D.C.: A report released this week detailed how, in January, layoffs in the US reached a more than two-year ...

Settlement reached in long-running Airbus, Qatar Air legal dispute

PARIS, France: Following an 18 month controversy that exposed the workings of the global jet market, Airbus and Qatar Airways ...

At US urging, Japan to stop exporting chip technology to China

TOKYO, Japan: Japan is preparing to revise legislation to allow it to restrict the export of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment ...

Shell Oil reveals record $40 billion profit in 2022

LONDON, England: Energy giant Shell Oil has announced a record profit of nearly $40 billion in 2022, capping an eventful ...

Hydrogen takes steps to develop hydrogen fuel cells for cars, trucks

TOKYO, Japan: Honda has announced that it will manufacture a new hydrogen fuel cell system, which was jointly developed with ...

As prices of EVs fall, manufacturer Rivian to reduce workforce by 6%

IRVINE, California: In an effort to cut costs in preparation for an industry-wide price war, electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian Automotive, ...

Seeking to stem losses, Intel to cut executive salaries

SANTA CLARA, California: One week after Intel forecasted lower-than-expected sales caused by a loss of market share to rivals and ...

Biden plan seeks to cut credit card fees, charges for apps

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a wider policy drive to increase competition in consumer markets, President Joe Biden has announced ...

As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Historic unemployment low fails to deter profit-takers, Nasdaq sheds 194 points

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to stem profit-taking on the major U.S. bourses on Friday, while ...

US concerned over rights at Mexico auto factory, seeks corrections

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US has again asked Mexico to investigate claims that workers at an auto parts facility of American ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

ONGC in talks with global energy giants for deepwater exploration technologies

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 8 (ANI): Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is in talks with global oil majors ...

"21st century belongs to Asia": Hardeep Singh Puri says asian economies bounced back fastest post pandemic

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 8 (ANI): The 21st Century belongs to Asia, and this is being vindicated in the post-pandemic ...

U.S. natural gas production in 2023 forecast to hit record high

© Provided by Xinhua The Henry Hub natural gas spot price will average 3.40 U.S. dollars per million British thermal ...

Microsoft bakes ChatGPT-Like Tech into Search Engine Bing

redmond, washington - Microsoft is fusing ChatGPT-like technology into its search engine Bing, transforming an internet service that now trails ...

Chinese factory faces massive protests over workers' mistreatment

Zhengzhou [China], February 7 (ANI): The Foxconn factory based in Zhengzhou province, known as the I-Phone city, has been facing ...

Jaishankar, UK Foreign Secretary discuss agenda of India's G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar received a call from United Kingdom Foreign Secretary James ...

Russia has lost confidence in US dollar finance minister

The greenback has become unreliable, Anton Siluanov has saidRussia no longer has trust in the US currency because it has ...

Google Hopes 'Bard' Will Outsmart ChatGPT, Microsoft in AI

Google is girding for a battle of wits in the field of artificial intelligence with 'Bard,' a conversational service aimed ...

China already locomotive of world economy: Croatian expert

© Provided by Xinhua According to IMF's latest projection, China's economy is set to rebound this year, as mobility and ...

India stands committed to reducing emissions intensity of GDP by 45 pc by 2030: Bhupender Yadav

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav today addressed the Ministerial ...

ED seizes Rs 859.15 crore proceeds of crime under PMLA in illegal loan app cases: MoS Finance in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate has attached proceeds of crime worth Rs 859.15 crore under the ...

Energy security for India paramount, but not at cost of climate change goals: Petroleum Minister

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 7 (ANI): Energy security for India is paramount though it has by no means diluted the ...

Russia has lost confidence in US dollar official

The greenback has become an unreliable unit of account, says Finance Minister Anton SiluanovRussia no longer has trust in the ...

China's forex reserves rise in January

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- China's foreign exchange reserves rose to 3.1845 trillion U.S. dollars at ...

Google opens ChatGPT rival Bard for testing: WSJ

Las Vegas (Nevada), San Francisco (California) [US], February 7 (ANI): Google is rolling out a new conversational artificial-intelligence service to ...

Adani Ports SEZ announces 18 pc jump in Q3 revenue

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 7 (ANI): Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone's (APSEZ) revenue from operations increased 18 per cent ...

Spring Festival vibe, recovery very evident at legendary Shanghai hotel

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- With the optimization of China's COVID-19 response policies, Shanghai's legendary Fairmont ...

'Doctor Doom predicts end of US dollar's reign

A bipolar currency regime is likely to replace the current greenback-based unipolar system, famed economist Nouriel Roubini believesThe US dollar's ...

US to slap steep tariff on Russian aluminum Bloomberg

The measure would effectively ban US purchases of the metal from Russia, according to the news outletWashington plans to impose ...

World Insights: Key facts U.S. deliberately ignores about African debt

© Provided by Xinhua WHO HOLDS MOST AFRICAN DEBT?According to the World Bank's International Debt Statistics, multilateral financial institutions and ...

Bustling Chinese factories drive recovery into 2023

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- In a workshop operated by Nanchang Highly Electrical Appliances Co., Ltd., ...

Market stabilises in morning trade; some Adani Group firms recover

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 7 (ANI): The domestic equity market opened with gains on the back of strong cues from ...

Railways earns Rs 1.30 lakh crore from freight loading in this financial year till January 2023

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): Indian Railways' earnings from freight loading in the first 10 months of the financial ...

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Mongolia could be target of future Papal visit

ROME, Italy: Pope Francis has told reporters that he hoped to travel to Mongolia in September despite his knee ailment, ...

At US urging, Japan to stop exporting chip technology to China

TOKYO, Japan: Japan is preparing to revise legislation to allow it to restrict the export of advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment ...

Czech parliament speaks repeats support for Taiwan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Ahead of her visit to Taipei, Marketa Pekarova Adamova, Speaker of the Czech Lower House, reiterated to ...

Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Iran Unveils Underground Base for Fighter Jets

Tehran, Iran - Iran's army on Tuesday unveiled its first underground base for fighter jets designed to withstand possible strikes ...

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