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Retailers struggle as JSE closes weaker

The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as a broad-based selloff saw most global equity markets retreat in Tuesday.Although modest, the ...


Equities slip into negative zone, Yes Bank down by 4.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Equity indices were volatile during early hours on Tuesday with most sectoral indices in ...


Twitter, Facebook: China used platforms against Hong Kong protests

Twitter and Facebook on Monday said they uncovered campaigns by China to use the social media platforms against pro-democracy protests ...


Stocks rise as US says it is making progress with trade talks

The JSE got off to a firmer start this week as it tracked other global stocks higher, after the USA ...


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System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Equities flat in lacklustre trading, metal stocks lose shine

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Equity indices were flat during early hours on Wednesday tracking global cues but auto ...

Pentagon: State Dept Approves Possible $8B Fighter Jet Sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the ...

China Hopes US Will Come Back to the Table at Chile Climate Talks

SANTIAGO - China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit ...

US Aims to Double Financing in Latin America to $12 Billion

WASHINGTON - The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis ...

US Marines Chief Acknowledges Worries on Japan-Korean Ties

TOKYO - Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, acknowledged Wednesday that he is concerned about deteriorating relations between ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

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Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...


Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...


Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...


UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...


Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...


Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...