Fri, 03 Apr 2020

Wall Street drops sharply, Dow loses more than 400 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were battered on Tuesday as traders and investors fretted about the state of ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Cheerful traders send Wall Street higher

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street made solid gains on Monday as health-related stocks took off."You are looking for ...

Lineker slams Spurs decision to furlough non-playing staff

Tottenham Hotspur's decision to furlough 550 of their non-playing staff due to the economic fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic has ...

As shutdown extended, Rwanda's poor confront further hardship

Out of work, with prices soaring and police on the streets, life for many Rwandans has become immeasurably harder under ...

Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Facebook launches Messenger app for desktop to rival Zoom

California [USA], April 2 (ANI): Facebook announced today a dedicated Messenger app for desktop to help users connect easily via ...

UPDATE: Bloodbath continues as plummeting rand weakens more than 2%

The rand reached a new all-time low against the US dollar on Thursday, as investors flocked to safe haven assets ...

Record 6.65 Million US Workers Make New Jobless Benefit Claims

WASHINGTON - A record 6.65 million U.S workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as businesses large and small shut ...

Donations show 'togetherness' against virus, says Rashford

The public response in donating to charity to help feed deprived children after an appeal by Marcus Rashford has impressed ...

How to help students with a hearing impairment as courses move online

Schools, colleges and universities across the world have been closed as a result of COVID-19. But students are expected to ...

Kazakhstan: President unveils more coronavirus mitigation plans

The president of Kazakhstan addressed the nation on television on March 31 to talk about fresh measures intended to soften ...

You can now use Slack to join Microsoft Teams video calls

California [USA], April 1 (ANI): To make working from home less of a hassle, productivity app Slack launched integrations for ...

Trump Allies Warn Against Feud With Swing State Governor

LANSING, MICHIGAN - President Donald Trump's allies are trying to contain a politically risky election year fight with Michigan Gov. ...

Food security fears are starting to threaten Asian rice exports

Panic buying at supermarkets and hoarding have raised fears over food supplies, and governments for their part are acutely aware ...

ADB sells 2-year global bonds in largest-ever single tranche outing

Manila [The Philippines], Apr 1 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has returned to the US dollar bond market with ...

Millions of US Workers Losing Jobs as Coronavirus Spreads

WASHINGTON - Millions of U.S. workers are losing their jobs in a surge of layoffs as businesses large and small ...

Turkmenistan: All's well that ends well

There are some interesting deals to be had on Turkmenistan's used auto market.As Vienna-based Chronicles of Turkmenistan reported this week, ...

JSE wrap | Strong gains for local stocks despite Moody's downgrade

The JSE advanced on Monday as most global markets traded mostly mixed on the day. Gains were seen despite weakness ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Gets a Reality Check on Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - For weeks, President Donald Trump carved out a trail of groundless assurances about the coronavirus pandemic as health ...

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Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...

City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as ...

Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...

Companies in Ireland win financial backing from European Commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The European Commission on Tuesday approved a €200 million support package for Irish companies impacted by the ...

Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

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