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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 ...

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 ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

UN General Assembly to Decide on Rival COVID-19 Resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

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 ...

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics

The power of cities comes from the number of interactions they enable, between people, firms and markets - they are ...

SA Revenue Service's tax collection grows despite sluggish economy

SARS has collected R1.356 trillion in tax revenue so far for the 2019/20 fiscal year up 5.3% from the previous ...

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages

Premier League clubs have been accused of living in a "moral vacuum", with players urged to take their share of ...

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare merges with Hindustan Unilever

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): India's largest fast-moving consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) said on Wednesday it ...

Coronavirus | Manufacturing outlook at all-time low

Manufacturing activity in South Africa has contracted for the 14th consecutive month, falling to its lowest levels since 2009. The ...

Coronavirus | Manufacturing sector's outlook score at all-time low

Manufacturing activity in South Africa has contracted for the 14th consecutive month, falling to the lowest levels since 2009. The ...

Australia suspends grassroots football, training till May 31

Sydney [Australia], Apr 1 (ANI): In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Wednesday ...

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 ...

RBI announces further measures to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 1 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday extended realisation period of export proceeds ...

Pakistan's COVID-19 tally reaches 2039

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 1 (ANI): The tally of positive coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 2039, health authorities confirmed on Wednesday. ...

Solly Moeng | Rock bottom is a great place for a fresh start

It was refreshing, but not surprising, to see that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni immediately saw an opportunity in Moody's Investor ...

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Titans re-sign LB Correa to one-year deal

The Tennessee Titans re-signed linebacker Kamalei Correa, his agent confirmed Wednesday. NFL Media's Tom Pelissero reported it was a one-year ...

Washington F Stewart declares for NBA draft

Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart declared for the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 forward earned All-Pac-12 first-team honors in ...

Diamondbacks IF Ahmed would play while wearing mask

Nick Ahmed is ready to get back to baseball, and the Arizona Diamondbacks infielder said the team is willing to ...

Budenholzer, Bucks planning to return this season

The Milwaukee Bucks are planning to be back on the court this season. On hold since learning via a team ...

MLB cancels Cubs-Cards series in London

Major League Baseball has canceled a two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals in ...

Jordan NBA documentary finished early for April debut

A 10-part documentary series on retired NBA legend Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls dynasty has been finished early ...

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