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Tokyo stocks close higher after US infrastructure deal

Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo shares closed higher on Friday as investors cheered news that Washington had reached an agreement over massive infrastructure spending plans. The benchmark...

IMF chief warns of ‘two-track recovery’ in Africa, calls for aid

Kolkata, India: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday urged for greater aid to African countries to help them recover from the pandemic, warning...

Asia extends gains as traders eye loose policies, upbeat outlook

Hong Kong, China: Asian markets rose Wednesday to extend a global rally, as fresh pledges on monetary policy by the Federal Reserve reassured investors...

Brexit shockwaves haunt virus-hit UK, 5-years later

London, United Kingdom: Five years on from Britain's shock decision to quit the European Union, the wounds opened by Brexit have yet to heal,...

Asian markets track Wall St rally as Fed taper concerns ease

Hong Kong, China: Most Asian markets rebounded Tuesday from the previous day's sell-off as concerns about the pace of expected Federal Reserve monetary tightening...

EU slaps fresh sanctions on Myanmar junta

Luxembourg, Luxembourg: The EU on Monday added eight officials from Myanmar's junta and three firms linked to the military to its sanctions blacklist over...

World economy is back at pre-pandemic level: report

Paris, France: The global economy has surpassed its pre-pandemic peak, data survey firm IHS Markit said Monday, as the recovery accelerates thanks to vaccination...

World Bank warns uneven global recovery leaving poor nations behind

Washington, United States: Fueled by widespread Covid-19 vaccinations in advanced nations, the world economic recovery has picked up speed, but the upbeat outlook obscures...

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