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All major stock markets in Asia hit the skids Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Sentiment soured on Asian bourses on Tuesday with all the major indices heading south.Apple weighed on markets ...

Amazon founder to donate billions to combat climate change

NEW YORK, New York - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he will give $10 billion of his own money to ...

Stocks in Europe and Britain make solid gains, U.S. markets shut

LONDON, UK - Shares in the UK and Europe were on the rise on Monday, although markets were quiet with ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

Yen and Japanese stocks weaken as economy drops to 6-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan sank on Monday as the country's economy recorded its slowest quarterly growth in six ...

New York state not to appeal $26 billion telco merger case

NEW YORK, New York - The State of New York will not be appealing the case it jointly pursued with ...

Twenty-two Syrian companies in UAE for Gulfood exhibition

DUBAI, UAE - The 25th Gulfood, which is considered one of the largest food exhibitions in the world has started ...

Pentagon asks Oshkosh Defense to supply Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - Oshkosh Defense, LLC has been awarded a $407.3 million modification to contract to procure Joint Light Tactical ...

Turkmenistan: Masking reality

With global anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus showing no immediate signs of abating, health officials across the world ...

IIM Udaipur completes summer placements

Udaipur (Rajasthan) [India] Feb 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): IIM Udaipur has completed the summer placement process for the Batch of 2019-21. With ...

HSBC seeks revamp with 35 000 staff cuts in CEO's 'endgame'

HSBC Holdings is set to slash about 35 000 of its workforce, and is taking $7.3bn of charges in its ...

Mondi appoints Andrew King as new CEO

Packaging and paper group Mondi [JSE:MNP] has appointed Andrew King, currently the group's CFO, as its new chief executive officer. ...

China arrests activist who criticised Xi Jinping over coronavirus

Police in China have arrested a prominent activist who had been a fugitive for weeks and criticised President Xi Jinping's ...

EU Approves Trade Deal With Vietnam

The European Union has approved a trade agreement with Vietnam, disproving skeptics who thought the EU's divorce with Britain and ...

Equity indices close lower on coronavirus concerns

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Bears managed to tighten their grip over bourses on Tuesday as disappointing quarterly earnings ...

A new book by the Self Made Indian Movement

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Feb 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): A new book titled 'The Self Made Indian Dream' by Vinodh Subramanian, founder of ...

Chandigarh University realizing the dream of Make in India

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] Feb 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): The economic status of a nation depends upon the efforts by the respective countries ...

GP Petroleums to invest Rs 100 crore in greenfield plant at Gujarat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): GP Petroleums Ltd (GPPL) said on Tuesday it plans to invest Rs 100 crore ...

Equities fall on coronavirus concerns, metal and auto stocks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices floundered in the negative terrain during early hours on Tuesday amid ...

Apple Unlikely to Meet Revenue Target Due to Coronavirus Impact

Apple Inc warned on Monday it was unlikely to meet a sales target set just three weeks ago amid lost ...

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Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

Turkmenistan: Masking reality

With global anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus showing no immediate signs of abating, health officials across the world ...

Naming the new coronavirus - why taking Wuhan out of the picture matters

Stop calling the novel coronavirus outbreak the "Wuhan coronavirus," and start getting comfortable with "COVID-19." That's the World Health Organization's ...

Pakistan to remain in FATF's grey list

Paris [France], Feb 18 (ANI): Despite Pakistan's intense lobbying and negotiations this week at the parleys in Paris to be ...

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