Thu, 20 Feb 2020

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, euro trades at 3-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were broadly higher in Asia Wednesday, although in mainland China indices remained flat.The Chinese government's approach ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

EU trade Chief Downbeat on China Accord, Other Asian Deals

BRUSSELS - A planned EU-China investment agreement looks unlikely to be struck by September as planned because of the coronavirus ...

Las Vegas Debate a Major Test of Bloomberg Campaign's Gamble

LAS VEGAS - Mike Bloomberg will confront the greatest test of his presidential campaign when he faces five Democratic rivals ...

China expels Wall Street Journal reporters over 'racist' headline

China on Wednesday ordered three reporters from American newspaper the Wall Street Journal to leave the country over what Beijing ...

Resources carry the JSE

The local bourse advanced marginally on Wednesday as global stocks staged a minor rebound following broad-based declines in the prior ...

LGU, AFP join hands to end insurgency via RCSP

SAN FERNANDO, Bukidnon, Feb. 13 (PIA) -- "Reaching the unreached even in the most challenging situation is the key to ...

China Revokes Credentials of 3 'Wall Street Journal' Reporters

China has revoked the press credentials of three journalists with the U.S.-based Wall Street Journal newspaper over a recent editorial ...

Sibanye returns to profit, puts labour strikes behind it

Precious metals mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has swung back to profit in the first half of its 2020 financial year, thanks ...

Coronavirus will impact SA, warns Bidcorp

The Coronavirus may not have been traced in South Africa yet, but it's going to affect local companies, Bidcorp CEO, ...

Blessed by Brexit: More firms went Dutch in 2019 as UK left EU

Twice as many companies set up operations in the Netherlands in 2019 compared with a year earlier as the United ...

India-US to hold detailed discussion on trade during Trump visit

New Delhi [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and his US counterpart will hold a ...

RBI for dilution of promoters' shareholding in Kotak Mahindra Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Kotak Mahindra Bank said on Wednesday that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has ...

Fitch Ratings: Weak sentiment to curb automakers' sales

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Slowing GDP growth and weak consumer sentiment in India will continue to weigh on ...

Airlines and posts cooperate globally for sustainable network

Geneva [Switzerland], Feb 19 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have signed a ...

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel takes another peek at one of the aspects that form part of the child sexual abuse case ...

NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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