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Weekly U.S. jobless claims dropped by more than 10 percent last week

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number ...

Asian stock markets listless, dollar drifts downwards

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained listless Thursday.The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose just 8.39 points or 0.03 ...

Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

US, Huawei CFO in talks over plea for return to China

Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US Justice Department officials and Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou are currently negotiating a possible ...

US blacklist 4 more Chinese firms from military tech

Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI): US President Donald Trump's administration has labelled four more Chinese companies, including Beijing's top ...

Odisha CM launches online services of Fisheries, Livestock

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], December 4 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 15 online services of the Department ...

US Lawmakers Denounce Sentencing of Hong Kong Activists

WASHINGTON/HONG KONG - The Hong Kong government's decision to sentence three prominent activists to prison for organizing an unauthorized assembly ...

China greatest threat since WW-II: US Intelligence Chief

Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI): China is the greatest global threat to democracy and freedom since the end of ...

Outgoing US Intel Chief Warns China Seeking Global Domination

U.S. President Donald Trump's top intelligence official is calling out China, describing the government in Beijing as the most pressing ...

Bitcoin's rebound: 3 reasons this time is (sort of) different

Bitcoin is back.Three years after the bubble that inflated its value from US$5,000 to US$20,000 in less than three months ...

Study: Gaming industry contributed $90B to U.S. economy in 2019

The U.S. gaming industry generated $90.3 billion in annual economic output in 2019, supporting nearly 429,000 jobs, according to a ...

7 Russian chess LEGENDS who really played big

The world is enjoying a boom in chess playing following 'The Queen's Gambit' TV series' sweeping success. We've boiled down ...

Data dampens European stocks, helps Wall Street

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, while ...

Oil awaits direction with OPEC+ heading back into output talks

Oil was little changed with the market awaiting a decision from OPEC+ on its output cut plan, with a virtual ...

EU intensifies fight against disinformation

The EU on Thursday announced plans to step up the fight against disinformation in Europe at a time when anti-vaccine ...

Phishing Ploy Targets COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Effort

BOSTON - IBM security researchers say they have detected a cyberespionage effort using targeted phishing emails to try to collect ...

US Jobless Benefit Claims Drop But Overall Level Remains High

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number of ...

COVID Pushing Least Developed Countries Over Edge, UN Says

GENEVA - The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development reports the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on most ...

Revealed: The cost of the pandemic on world's poorest countries

More than 32 million of the world's poorest people face being pulled back into extreme poverty because of COVID-19, leading ...

European stocks slip on poor data

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, despite ...

Get up to 6.85 percent by investing in a Bajaj Finance

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI/NewsVoir): During recent months, the Reserve Bank of India has reduced the repo rate on ...

China must stop 'wishful thinking' over US

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): A leading Chinese foreign relations expert opined that China must stop 'wishful thinking' about the ...

Grattan on Friday: China plays reverse 'poke the bear'

In the moment, Scott Morrison's angry denunciation of the offensive Chinese tweet about alleged Australian war crimes seemed a reasonable ...

Equity indices wipe out early gains

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Key equity indices touched record highs in the morning session on Thursday but closed ...

Govt seeks $400 million from buyer for stake in SAA

South Africa is looking to raise about $400 million from the sale of a stake in its bankrupt national airline, ...

Acceleration in digital adoption by enterprises: NASSCOM

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Extensive acceleration in digital adoption by enterprises and a potential increase in outsourcing intensity ...

Fed Beige Book says business optimism has waned amid COVID-19 spikes

A man wearing a face mask walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Dec. ...

RBI asks HDFC Bank to halt digital launches

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked private sector lender HDFC Bank to ...

US House passes bill on scrutinising Chinese companies

Washington DC [US], December 3 (ANI): As an attempt to scrutinise the financial relations with China, the House of Representatives ...

Asian markets mostly up on vaccines, eyes on US stimulus talks

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors tracked renewed US stimulus talks in Washington, while the mood remains upbeat owing ...

Microsoft, NSDC join hands for Imagine Cup

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Microsoft India and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) are joining hands for the ...

Iron Pillar invests in CoreStack

Palo Alto (California) [USA]/Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] December 3 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Iron Pillar, a venture growth investor backing companies built from ...

Key equity indices touch record highs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were at record highs during early hours on Thursday amid mixed ...

UN to open special session on coronavirus crisis

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], December 3 (ANI): A special two-day session will be held at the UN General Assembly ...

Parablu signs distribution agreement with AppDistri

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] December 3 (ANI/PRNewswire): Parablu, an award-winning provider of secure data management solutions, today announced a strategic partnership ...

OECD estimates better global growth on vaccine progress

A health worker gives polio vaccine to a child during a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign in Rawalpindi of Pakistan's east ...

Microsoft acquires esports tourney platform Smash.gg

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg. In a tweet from the MSN_Esports ...

Biden Meets With US Workers, Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden met virtually Wednesday with American small-business owners and workers who have been impacted by ...

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Wall Street retreats from healthy gains, U.S. dollar caned again

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks waded into heavy weather on Thursday with gains withering in the final hour ...

Weekly U.S. jobless claims dropped by more than 10 percent last week

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number ...

Asian stock markets listless, dollar drifts downwards

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained listless Thursday.The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose just 8.39 points or 0.03 ...

Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

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