Sat, 06 Mar 2021

Stock markets in Asia reverse course, dollar continues recovery

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Another spike in bond yields, and oil prices sent shares in Asia sharply lower on Friday, ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

Noting volatility caused by social media, SEC suspends 15 companies

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has suspended trading in the securities of 15 ...

Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

Slight growth in Irish manufacturing buoys business sector

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's manufacturing sector grew slightly for the second consecutive month in February, after a major decline at the ...

Japanese and Chinese markets targeted by sellers, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most of the major indices in Asia tumbled more than two percent on Thursday.The only bourse ...

Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as major tech stocks shatter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks lost ground on Wednesday as bond yields continued to spike. The technology sector ...

McKesson to have 4 vaccine distribution centers for one-shot vaccine

IRVING, Texas: McKesson Corp began distributing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States on Monday. McKesson is ...

Mail service says United defrauded it, fines airline $49.5 million

United Airlines will pay $49.5 million to settle criminal fraud charges and civil claims pertaining to fraudulent conduct in violation ...

Stocks in Hong Kong lead Asian bourses higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong and mainland China jumped sharply on Wednesday dragging up indices in Australia ...

2.4 million vaccines given Saturday for new U.S. record

WASHINGTON D.C.: As preparations are underway to begin shipping Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines this week, reports have been released ...

Macquarie profit outlook soars 10% on American storm woes

The winter storms that swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for millions ...

U.S. stocks weaken, Nasdaq loses 230 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday after a session which saw major indices moving in and out ...

Price to buy Victoria's Secret up from $1 to $4 billion in 1 year

NEW YORK, New York: As lingerie company Victoria's Secret prepares to look for a new owner, the price tag for ...

Despite losses, Cinemark looks to customers returning soon

PLANO, Texas: The head of the nation's third largest chain of cinemas sees an end to the business lockdown which ...

Free power to farmers will continue, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], March 5 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced that free power to farmers ...

Fiscal deficit to undershoot, impact final G-sec auctions

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): The yield for the 5.85 per cent government security (GS) 2030 has risen by ...

Oil soars to $65 with Saudi supply gamble buoying market bulls

A surprise decision on Thursday spurred a wave of crude price forecast upgrades by major banks and a surge in ...

Crisil revises outlook on Canara Bank's debt instruments

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 5 (ANI): Crisil has revised its outlook on long-term debt instruments of Canara Bank to stable ...

How the world ran out of semiconductors

There's a global shortage in semiconductors, and it's becoming increasingly serious. The US is currently reviewing of its supply of ...

Sensex cracks by 441 points, PSU banks and metal stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed nearly 1 per cent lower after a choppy trading session ...

Benno Ndulu: Tanzania's central banker who left an indelible legacy

In a 1967 article, the late Professor Ali Mazrui spoke about "Tanzaphilia", explaining it as "a romantic spell which Tanzania ...

WHO Cancels Interim Report on China COVID Investigation

A Wall Street Journal report says World Health Organization investigators who recently visited China to determine the origins of the ...

INOXCVA develops India's first LNG dispenser

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI/PRNewswire): Indian multinational and one of the world's leading manufacturers of cryogenic technology equipment and ...

PNB Housing Finance, Yes Bank in co-lending partnership

By Pnb Housing Finance, Yes Bank In Co-Lending PartnershipMumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI): PNB Housing Finance and Yes Bank ...

The gaming boss who wants to get more women and millennials gambling

Entain Plc wants to get more women gambling by pushing beyond traditional sports betting into more varied forms of entertainment, ...

Senate Begins Considering Democrats' $1.9 Trillion Virus Relief Bill

The Senate voted Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made 11th-hour changes aimed at ...

Pakistan gearing up to trademark Himalayan pink salt to boost exports

© Provided by Xinhua "The special focus being given by the incumbent government to regularize salt trade and develop a ...

Equity indices flat in volatile trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday with banking and metal ...

Reporting India: A review by Ambassador A R Ghanashyam

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI):A superb storyteller, he has also explained beautifully in the book the metamorphosis of the ...

Hong Kong's key phrases removed from China's annual report

Hong Kong, March 5 (ANI): Less than a year after China imposed the draconian national security law to curb the ...

WHO to scrap interim report on probe into COVID-19 origins

Geneva [Switzerland], March 5 (ANI): A World Health Organization (WHO) team probing into the origins of coronavirus is planning to ...

US, Britain Suspend Tariffs in Bid to Settle Aircraft Row

LONDON/WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday agreed to a four-month suspension of retaliatory tariffs imposed on British goods such ...

Old Mutual bets on data centre growth with Ghana deal

Old Mutual's private equity unit acquired a stake in a second data center in sub-Saharan Africa as it expands to ...

Vijayan claims Sitharaman attacking Kerala Govt using ED

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], March 4 (ANI): Alleging that the Model Code of Conduct was violated by Union Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Stocks slide as inflation fears take hold

Stock markets retreated Thursday, with the heaviest losses in Asia, as rising inflation fears offset optimism about the re-opening of ...

Wipro to acquire tech consultancy Capco for $1.45 billion

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 4 (ANI): IT software major Wipro Ltd said on Thursday it has signed an agreement to ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to China National News.

More Information
11
Fair in Shanghai/Hongqiao

Asia Pacific

Section
Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

Macquarie profit outlook soars 10% on American storm woes

The winter storms that swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for millions ...

YouTube Cancels Myanmar Military-Run Channels, Pulls Videos

BANGKOK - YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar's military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service.The ...

G R Chintala takes over chairmanship of APRACA

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chairman G R Chintala on Friday ...

New Proteas captain Dean Elgar not fazed by leadership challenge

Newly appointed Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar said he's grown considerably from his two previous leadership stints.Elgar captained the Test ...

Red Cross Appeals to Myanmar Junta as Violence Continues

The Red Cross is urging Myanmar authorities to protect its volunteers and health workers as the violence in the country ...

Featured story

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 ...

Read More