Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Stocks rise in Asia, dollar remains soft

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday, with gains across the board.Helping sentiment were remarks by U.S. President ...

Boeing 737 Max comeback may be delayed further

Brokers were busy downgrading Boeing shares on Monday after news broke on Friday that the company was aware of a ...

Modest gains on U.S. markets, geopolitical concerns weigh

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China helped keep stocks in the ...

Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...

In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...

Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...

Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...

Oceana warns headline earnings per share may fall up to 29%

Fishing company Oceana Group, which produces Lucky Star pilchards, says it expects a steep drop in headline earnings per share ...

Procter & Gamble shares jump after strong earnings

New York - Procter & Gamble reported a jump in quarterly earnings Tuesday, benefiting from strong sales of premium toothpaste ...

US Bank to cut thousands of branch workers in digital push

US Bancorp is cutting thousands of branch workers as it works to adjust to changing customer preferences, according to a ...

British MPs give preliminary approval to Johnson's Brexit deal

British MPs on Tuesday gave their initial approval to a law implementing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, but could ...

Local bourse softer as resources cede prior gains

The JSE retreated on Tuesday as the resources index relinquished most of the prior session's gains.The trend on the JSE ...

Lebanon PM Seeks Foreign Support for Reforms Amid Protests

BEIRUT - Lebanon's embattled prime minister sought international support Tuesday for economic reforms announced a day earlier, which were intended ...

'Just Too Much': Meet the Uber-Rich Who Want a Wealth Tax

WASHINGTON - When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger ...

Car market kept alive by sales, subsidised loans - CMH

Combined Motor Holdings [JSE:CMH], which owns dealerships for car brands like Honda, Isuzu, Land Rover, Nissan and Toyota, says the ...

Chile orders new curfew as violent protests rage

Chile ordered an overnight curfew on Monday for the third day in a row as violent protests and looting that ...

Wipro elected as DJSI World index member for 10th consecutive year

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct 22 (ANI): IT major Wipro Ltd said on Tuesday that it has been selected as a ...

Bajaj Finance Q2 profit moves up 63 pc to Rs 1,506 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Bajaj Finance said on Tuesday that its consolidated profit after tax jumped 63 per ...

Banking operations in Patna, Bengaluru affected due to bankers strike

Patna (Bihar)/ Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Thousands of bankers of public and private sector refused to report to ...

British PM Johnson Faces 2 Crucial Brexit Votes in Parliament Tuesday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for the country to leave the European Union faces two key votes in the ...

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Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...

Trudeau holds on to power but with slimmed majority

Canada's federal election campaign highlighted a struggle that caught the world by surprise. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on the ...

U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 31 people are dead and many others were injured after a bus ...

White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...

EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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