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Power industry says will slash carbon emissions by 80%

WASHINGTON D.C.: A group of 13 American power companies wrote to President Joe Biden this week urging him to enact ...

Asian share markets on edge over Covid-19 fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concern about surging coronavirus cases across the world put a cap on share trading in Asia ...

China sets 2021 goal of 11% of electricity by solar, wind

BEIJING, China: China will seek to increase its solar and wind power generation to some 11 percent of the country's ...

Auto manufacturing down 5% to 8% in China due to chip shortage

SHANGHAI, China: Auto industry executives remain anxious about the global shortage of semiconductors that is affecting production in the world's ...

Surging coronavirus hits Wall Street, world markets

NEW YORK, New York - There were sharp falls on stock markets across the globe on Tuesday as Covid-19 continued ...

Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...

In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...

GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...

Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...

After Brexit, Ireland-Northern Ireland trade jumps in value

DUBLIN, Ireland: Cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland has greatly increased, in some cases doubling since the start of ...

Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia had an interesting start to the week with shares in Japan and Australia ...

May 3 bullfight in Spain to raise funds for jobless bullfighters

MADRID, Spain: The first bullfight in over one year is to be held in Spain on May 3 to raise ...

EOH to pay back over R40m earned from dodgy defence contracts - SIU

Tech firm EOH has agreed to pay back over R40 million it earned unduly from defence contracts.According to the SIU, ...

FirstRand cuts presence in India but won't exit

FirstRand has said it's scaling back its presence in India by converting its branch to a representative office, but won't ...

About 4 200 super rich have left SA since 2010, report finds

The Africa Wealth report is compiled by New World Wealth for AfrAsia Bank each year.The 2021 report shows that more ...

EU strikes deal on bloc's first climate law ahead of U.S.-initiated summit

© Provided by Xinhua "Our political commitment to becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is now also a legal ...

Satellite Images Show Military Buildup In Russia, Ukraine

Photos released on April 20 capture the massing of Russian military hardware on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and along the Russian-Ukrainian ...

Russian economy returns to growth after pandemic-fueled downturn

Russia's GDP expanded 0.5% in March, data from the Ministry of Economic Development shows. It marks the first monthly growth ...

Air pollution costs Indian business $95 billion each year

New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Air pollution costs Indian business about 95 billion dollars (about Rs 7 lakh crore) ...

US Trying to Insulate Electrical Grid From Cyberattacks

WHITE HOUSE - With America's electrical infrastructure getting zapped daily by an unprecedented number of cyberattacks, the federal government is ...

BrandSpot365 makes meeting media marketing goals possible

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], April 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Ahmedabad-based BrandSpot365 app is the solution for businesses looking at marketing themselves without ...

Stock markets shut on account of Ram Navami

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 21 (ANI): The National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the BSE remained closed on Wednesday on account ...

UAE extends term of USD 2 billion loan to Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 21 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended the term of USD 2 billion interest-free loan ...

Austria To Send 651,000 Vaccine Doses From EU To Balkans

European Union member Austria said on April 20 that it plans to send 651,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine ...

UEFA, Super League locked in 'phoney war'

The declaration of a private Super League has hurled UEFA and the 12 rebel football clubs into a complex legal ...

Weak start to 2021, with uneven recoveries across sectors

Economic activity got off to a weak start this year, data from the South African Reserve Bank shows.The Reserve Bank ...

Wall Street continues sell-off at open, Dow -0.4%

US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as traders continued to cash out of the recent rally and worry that the ...

Stock retreat as Covid fears advance

Stock markets slid Tuesday, with Wall Street continuing to retreat from record highs and Japan fearing a renewed Covid-19 surge.Japan's ...

IBM turnover picks up thanks to cloud silver lining

US computer giant IBM soothed market jitters Monday with better-than-expected results and a slight uptick in turnover after four quarters ...

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Prada push blockchain to curb fake goods

LVMH, Richemont's Cartier and Prada SpA are joining forces to offer a blockchain solution to their customers seeking an extra ...

Chinese military likey behind cyberattacks in Japan: Report

Tokyo [Japan], April 20 (ANI): The Chinese military has been suspected of ordering hackers to attack hundreds of targets in ...

The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

Renewable energy's rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system.So far 17 states plus Washington, ...

Microsoft's new update for Xbox will improve game downloads

Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): American multinational technology company Microsoft, on Tuesday rolled out a new Xbox April dashboard update ...

European stocks fall at open

European stock markets mostly fell at the start of trading on Tuesday following declines on Wall Street and Asia overnight.London's ...

Hong Kong stocks close slightly higher

Hong Kong stocks finished slightly higher Tuesday after Wall Street equities pulled back from record levels overnight.The Hang Seng Index ...

Asian markets fall after overnight Wall Street retreat

Tokyo led a sell-off in Asian markets on Tuesday after Wall Street pulled back from record levels in overnight trade.Japan's ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes down nearly 2%

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down nearly two percent Tuesday, weighed down by falls on Wall Street.The Nikkei 225 index ...

China plans to approve first foreign COVID-19 vaccine: media

© Provided by Xinhua NEW YORK, April 20 (Xinhua) -- China is planning to approve its first foreign COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Tech stocks lead Wall St comeback, Nasdaq rises 162 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks bounced back after two down days on Wednesday with all the major indices ...

Power industry says will slash carbon emissions by 80%

WASHINGTON D.C.: A group of 13 American power companies wrote to President Joe Biden this week urging him to enact ...

Asian share markets on edge over Covid-19 fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concern about surging coronavirus cases across the world put a cap on share trading in Asia ...

China sets 2021 goal of 11% of electricity by solar, wind

BEIJING, China: China will seek to increase its solar and wind power generation to some 11 percent of the country's ...

Auto manufacturing down 5% to 8% in China due to chip shortage

SHANGHAI, China: Auto industry executives remain anxious about the global shortage of semiconductors that is affecting production in the world's ...

Surging coronavirus hits Wall Street, world markets

NEW YORK, New York - There were sharp falls on stock markets across the globe on Tuesday as Covid-19 continued ...

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