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Asian markets mixed after Wall St rally as virus worries persist

Hong Kong, China: Equity markets struggled to maintain early gains Wednesday and were mixed in later trade despite a strong rebound in New York,...

US had a two-month recession in 2020: researchers

Washington, United States: The US economy was in recession for two months in 2020 at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic as businesses shut...

Asian markets drop on fresh inflation, virus worries

Hong Kong, China: Asian markets sank Monday following big losses on Wall Street as inflation worries and the spreading Delta virus variant fuel worries...

Ireland ‘cannot’ accept global tax reform plans: finance minister

Dublin, Ireland: Ireland will not sign up to global tax reform plans, finance minister Paschal Donohoe insisted Thursday, entrenching the Republic's hold-out position as...

ECB announces ‘digital euro’ pilot project

Frankfurt, Germany: The European Central Bank on Wednesday formally launched a pilot project to create a "digital euro", in response to the growing popularity...

Better economy, merger boom boosts US bank earnings

New York, United States: Profits at Goldman Sachs leaped on a merger boom, while JPMorgan Chase's results were boosted by the halo effect on...

G20 finally endorse global tax reform

Venice, Italy: G20 finance ministers on Saturday gave their backing to a historic deal to overhaul the way multinational companies are taxed and urged...

Global minimum tax deal: what you need to know

Paris, Italy: Some 131 nations have agreed to what would be the biggest international tax reform in a generation to clamp down on big...

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China’s Hou wins first weightlifting gold of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan: China's Hou Zhihui took the first weightlifting gold of Tokyo 2020 on Saturday as she dashed India's...

Tokyo Olympics rowing rescheduled over tropical storm

Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo Olympic organizers brought forward rowing events as a "protective measure" Saturday as a tropical storm heads...

Lebanon can’t handle next Covid wave: hospital chief

Beirut, Lebanon: Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has piled pressure on hospitals, leaving them ill-equipped to face any new wave...

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