Tue, 31 Jan 2023

Adani says Hindenburg Research report a 'lie'

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI/Big News Network): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's ...

South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

Merger talks underway between cigarette makers, Juul e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Wall Street Journal has reported that e-cigarette maker Juul and three tobacco giants are negotiating potential sale, ...

Tesla pins hopes on new Nevada battery factor to bring down prices

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla gas announced an investment of more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada Gigafactory complex with the ...

Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

Singapore says core inflation up 5.1 percent in December

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, ...

Weak 2023, predicts US defense contractor General Dynamics

RESTON, Virginia: Amidst labor and supply shortages, US defense contractor General Dynamics forecasted weak 2023 results, though strong demand for ...

Serta Simmons mattresses seeks bankruptcy protection

ATLANTA, Georgia: In light of its significant debt, the slowing economy and rising interest rates stifling consumer demand, US mattress-maker ...

Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

Germany warns of technical recession

The government has upgraded the economic outlook, but the finance minister says a contraction is still likely in the short ...

Culprit behind drone strike on Iran identified media

Early indications suggest the attack on a military complex in Isfahan was masterminded by Israel, Al Jazeera reportsThe recent drone ...

Ukraine responds to Iran over drone attack

Kiev quoted a ?Persian proverb? while claiming it didn?t know who was behind the Isfahan blastsThe Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on ...

Blinken should keep 'Human Rights' top of agenda, appeal freedom of protesters: Activist

Washinton [US], January 31 (ANI): As United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepares to start his trip to China, ...

Money exchangers bolstered Afg-Pak USD cartel by manipulating trade: Report

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): Money exchangers on both sides of the Durand Line have bolstered the Afghanistan-Pakistan US dollar ...

Chhattisgarh people have high expectations from Union Budget 2023

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], January 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman is all set to present the Union Budget 2023 ...

Culprit in drone strike on Iran identified media

Early indications suggest the attack on a military complex in Isfahan was masterminded by Israel, Al Jazeera reportsThe recent drone ...

Myanmar's Economy Lags but Slow Growth Expected

Myanmar's economy is expected to see growth by the end of the current fiscal year, but that growth still lags ...

Harry Styles set to perform at 2023 Grammy Awards stage

Washington [US], January 30 (ANI): British singer-songwriter Harry Styles will be performing at the 65th annual Grammy Awards which are ...

Tehran summons Ukrainian diplomat media

Iran has officially decried comments by a Zelensky aide approving a drone attack inside the country, ILNA news agency has ...

Abu Dhabi-based IHC to invest USD 400 million in Adani Enterprises' FPO

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 30 (ANI): International Holding Company, an Abu Dhabi-based diversified conglomerate, on Monday announced that it will ...

Kangana responds to "..my dear Uorfi" over 'Pathaan', says "Let's all demand Uniform Civil Code from PM Modi"

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 30 (ANI): Kangana Ranaut on Monday reacted to Uorfi Javed's "art should not be divided by ...

Laurus Labs' profit grows 32 pc in Dec quarter

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 30 (ANI): Laurus Labs on Monday posted a 32 per cent growth year-on-year to Rs 203 ...

Morgan Stanley sees 25 basis points rate hike in next US monetary policy meet

Washington [US], January 30 (ANI): Morgan Stanley expects US Federal Reserve to raise key policy rates by 25 basis points ...

Upstart Indian shipper helps get Russian oil to world markets: WSJ

London [UK], January 30 (ANI): Russia has managed to keep its oil moving to world markets, defying fears that sanctions ...

What's driving the potato chip shortage and when will it pass?

Potatoes are among Australia's favourite vegetables. However, we are facing a shortage of processed potatoes, especially of frozen chips. Coles ...

Madhvendra Singh appointed first CEO of Gujarat Maritime Cluster

New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): Gujarat Ports Infrastructure Company Limited has appointed Madhvendra Singh as the first Chief Executive ...

Germany warned of technical recession

The government has upgraded the economic outlook, but the finance minister says a contraction is still likely in the short ...

Domestic market opens with volatilty, recovers in morning session

Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], January 30 (ANI): The domestic market on Monday opened with losses but recovered during the morning session. Key ...

Adani Group answers all 88 questions raised by Hindenburg Research; including age of its auditors

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's report on ...

Drones attack convoy on Syria-Iraq border media

Trucks were reportedly hit by airstrikes at the al-Qaim crossingA convoy of trucks was attacked by drones at the al-Qaim ...

House Speaker McCarthy Optimistic on US Debt Deal

Washington - U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy promised Sunday the United States would not default on its national debts as ...

Israel struck Iran with drones WSJ

Tehran said that the attack was ?unsuccessful?Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility, the Wall ...

China's oil and gas consumption declined in 2022 amid weakening economy: Report

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): China's oil and gas use fell in 2022 for the first time in decades due ...

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U.S. stocks fade ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday as investors fretted over which way the Federal Reserve ...

Adani says Hindenburg Research report a 'lie'

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI/Big News Network): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's ...

South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

Merger talks underway between cigarette makers, Juul e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Wall Street Journal has reported that e-cigarette maker Juul and three tobacco giants are negotiating potential sale, ...

Tesla pins hopes on new Nevada battery factor to bring down prices

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla gas announced an investment of more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada Gigafactory complex with the ...

Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

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