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Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

Wall Street finishes with modest losses, U.S. dollar slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were out of favour on Tuesday with the main indices drifting lower.At the ...

Indian farmers protesting new laws clash with Delhi police

NEW DELHI, India - After clashes between protestors and police in several parts of Delhi, farmers on Tuesday, the Samyukta ...

Nikkei 225 loses 276 points, Aussie stock market shut for national day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia lost ground on Tuesday.The Australian market missed the damage as markets were closed ...

United States Senate overwhelmingly approves Yellen as treasury chief

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26 (ANI) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the ...

U.S. stocks have choppy day, Nasdaq records solid gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street got the wobbles on Monday after a sell-off in Europe and the UK. ...

Harry Potter could be headed for small screen debut

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Potterheads have a reason to rejoice as a new 'Harry Potter' television series is currently ...

Real Estate Expects Big Measures from the Union Budget 2021

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): The upcoming Union Budget slated to announce on 1st February 2021 has anticipated the ...

ADB sells $4.5 billion 5-year global benchmark bond

Manila [The Philippines], January 28 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) priced a USD 4.5 billion five-year global bond, proceeds ...

Union Budget 2021: Increase funds for children, urge expert

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): While India has been making progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the ...

Global stock markets extend losses

Global stocks fell further Thursday as investors tracked surging coronavirus infections, vaccine worries and a stuttering economic recovery.After a months-long ...

TVS Motor clocks revenue of Rs 5,404 crore in Q3

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 28 (ANI): TVS Motor Company on Thursday reported the highest ever revenue of Rs 5,404 ...

Microsoft launches new engineering hub in NCR

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): Microsoft on Thursday launched a new India Development Centre (IDC) facility in NCR ...

Asian markets a sea of red as virus woes add to correction fears

Asian markets suffered further losses Thursday.After a months-long rally sent several indexes to records or all-time highs, investors have started ...

IndiGo reports Q3 loss of Rs 620 crore as revenue drops

New Delhi [India], Jan 28 (ANI): Budget carrier IndiGo on Thursday reported a net loss of Rs 620 crore for ...

Equity market tumbles, Maruti skids by 3.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 28 (ANI): Bears strengthened their grip on equity market with benchmark indices cracking over one per ...

Pak SC orders release of Sheikh in Daniel Pearl case

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): American journalist Daniel Pearl's murderer Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh is likely to walk freely on ...

European stocks sink at open in global selloff

European stock markets sank at the open on Thursday, extending the previous day's heavy losses as a global sell-off gathered ...

Facebook usage and revenue soared during pandemic

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): American technology company Facebook ended 2020 on a high note. Its fourth-quarter earnings reached more ...

Lahiri looks to minimise errors ahead of tournament

California [USA], January 28 (ANI): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is hoping that the mixed fortunes he has endured over the ...

Vaccine rollouts support stable outlook for A-Pac ratings

Singapore, January 28 (ANI): SP Global Ratings expects most Asia Pacific sovereign credit ratings to remain unchanged in the next ...

India's FDI inflows grew by 81 pc in Nov 2020 to $10.15 b

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) saw a significant jump in November 2020. FDI data ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

Life Healthcare's revenue jumps 6% following surge in patient numbers

Patients returning to hospitals for elective surgeries and an increase in Covid-19 admissions have resulted in a 6% revenue climb ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

US stocks suffer worst day in 3 months

New York [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks suffered their worst one-day loss in three months on Wednesday, with the ...

No Mardi Gras Parades, So Thousands Make 'House Floats'

NEW ORLEANS - You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming.All around New Orleans, ...

'US will not trade concessions to China on climate change'

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States will not waiver on any of its grievances towards China in ...

IMF encourages SA govt to tackle wage bill, be tough on SOEs

The IMF says the government needs to introduce reforms at SEOs, like Eskom, as the power utility's problems will weigh ...

Amartya Sen, Anand Mahindra to address 'Kerala Looks Ahead'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 27 (ANI): Industry leaders Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen are among an ...

Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down ...

CU signs MoUs with 306 foreign varsities

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Surging ahead with its commitment to impart quality higher education of international standards, Chandigarh ...

Apple makes best quarter earnings in India

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The American multinational technology company Apple on Wednesday (local time) reported that it has ...

Naspers mulls how to ease dominance of JSE

The global e-commerce operator makes up almost a fifth of the bourse.Naspers spun off most of its assets into Amsterdam-listed ...

Budget FY22 to provide clear roadmap for economic growth

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The Union Budget for 2021-22 due to be presented on February 1 is expected ...

HUL posts 19 pc jump in Q3 net profit at Rs 1,921 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Fast-moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday reported 19 per cent ...

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Man Utd condemn racist abuse of players on social media

Manchester [UK], January 28 (ANI): Manchester United has condemned the racist abuse that has been directed towards Axel Tuanzebe and ...

I'm not a friend of Jurgen, says Mourinho

London [UK], January 28 (ANI): Ahead of the Premier League clash against Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said he ...

Global stock markets extend losses

Global stocks fell further Thursday as investors tracked surging coronavirus infections, vaccine worries and a stuttering economic recovery.After a months-long ...

Sheffield boss Wilder coy on survival hopes after shocking Man United

Chris Wilder is wary of claiming "an incredible escape is on" after he became the first Sheffield United manager to ...

Netflix names 'Bridgerton' as its 'biggest series ever'

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Online streamer Netflix has recently announced that the superhit show 'Bridgerton' is its "biggest series ...

Asian markets a sea of red as virus woes add to correction fears

Asian markets suffered further losses Thursday.After a months-long rally sent several indexes to records or all-time highs, investors have started ...

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