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East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

U.S. stocks make minor advances Monday, dollar softens further

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks remained in record territory on Monday but the major indices were flat as ...

Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

More than five million electric-powered cars on global roads

There are now more than five million electric-powered motor vehicles worldwide, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.The ...

Tajikistan keeps budget afloat on $1.1Bln bed of debt

Tajikistan intends to borrow $1.1 billion over the coming four years to avoid running budget deficits, a newly approved government ...

Consumer price inflation falls to lowest rate since 2011

Annual headline consumer price inflation fell to its lower rate since 2011, StatsSA announced on Wednesday morning.CPI, which measures changes ...

Banks Required to Assess Environmental, Social Goals in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY - From 2008 on, Vietnam was mostly protected from the global financial crisis, not because its ...

Ghulam Nabi Azad slams BJP govt over electoral bonds

New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday hit out at the BJP government at ...

Sensex closes 182 points higher, Nifty pharma up by 3.2 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rose to new highs in a blockbuster Wednesday morning session but ...

Emerging east Asia bond market growth steady amid global slowdown

Manila [Philippines], Nov 20 (ANI): Emerging east Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of ...

Raja Kumari becomes first Indian to host 2019 American Music Awards

Los Angeles [USA], Nov 20 (ANI): American-Indian rapper and singer Raja Kumari has been roped in to host the upcoming ...

Competition watchdog cuts R62m budget shortfall by nearly half

The Competition Commission has reduced its R62m budget deficit reported in the 2017/18 financial year by almost half to R36.8m.The ...

Trump: Without a China Trade Deal, the US Will Hike Tariffs

WASHINGTON - The United States would raise tariffs on Chinese imports if no deal is reached with Beijing to end ...

Sensex gains 279 points, Reliance Industries up by 3.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded with a positive bias during early hours on Wednesday with ...

Four Rakhine Men Jailed Over Arakan Army Wording on Calendars

A court in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region on Monday sentenced two Rakhine publishers and two other men to two years in ...

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Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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