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Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…

Twitter has ‘permanently suspended’ Donald Trump’s account

He was previously given a 12-hour suspension in the wake of the violent January 6th attacks on Capitol Hill Twitter has confirmed that it has “permanently suspended” the personal account of U.S. President Donald Trump. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are…

Coronavirus latest: US and EU ‘days behind us’ on approving Pfizer vaccine, England’s Van-Tam says

Load new posts Updated at 12/3/2020, 1:59:42 PM BST Harry Dempsey The Premier League has wrapped up negotiations to provide a £250m rescue package for English Football League clubs struggling to survive without fans at matches for most of the year. Shareholders in football’s most lucrative domestic league agreed to provide £50m in grants for…

Welcome To 2030: I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better

By Ida Auken Welcome to the year 2030. Welcome to my city - or should I say, "our city." I don't own anything. I don't own a car. I don't own a house. I don't own any appliances or any clothes. It might seem odd to you, but it makes perfect sense for us in…

DATA STORY: India sees biggest single-day jump in active cases since Sep 18

India on Wednesday conducted 1,090,238 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 135,931,545. The test positivity rate recorded was 4.1% Topics Coronavirus | ICMR | Coronavirus Tests Contrary to the fairly consistent trend of daily net reduction, India’s count of active coronavirus cases has seen a significant jump on consecutive days.…

Twitter Will Give ‘@POTUS’ Account To Biden On Jan. 20, Even If Trump Doesn’t Concede

Topline Twitter announced Friday it would give control of the presidential "@POTUS" handle on its platform to president-elect Joe Biden's administration on Inauguration Day, even if Donald Trump denies the results of the 2020 election and refuses to concede. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Operation Warp Speed in the Rose Garden at the White…

Taiwan voices confidence in trade deal with new U.S. government

No results matched your search Economy3 hours ago (Nov 21, 2020 12:50AM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. Taiwan Foreign Minister Wu unveils the new passport design in Taipei 2/2 TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's foreign minister voiced confidence on Saturday that the incoming government of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would support a long sought-after bilateral trade agreement,…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin wants to redirect $580 billion of unspent stimulus money to prop up small businesses and extend unemployment benefits

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wants to funnel unspent stimulus money into the American economy, he said on Thursday evening. "I hope that Congress will seriously consider reallocating $580 billion of funds that have already been appropriated that wouldn't cost taxpayers an additional penny," Mnuchin told Bloomberg. That move would require congressional approval. Mnuchin's comments come…

JSW Infra completes acquisition of Chettinad Group’s port biz for Rs 1K cr

JSW Infrastructure has completed the acquisition of Chettinad Group’s port business for around Rs 1,000 crore. This acquisition allows JSW Infrastructure ownership and operational control of a deep draft international coal terminal and a bulk terminal at Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) as well as coal and bulk commodity terminal at New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT).…

Reliance Retail buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for over Rs 182 crore

The deal is expected to help Mukesh Ambani-headed RIL take on players such as Amazon, Flipkart, Ikea, and smaller rival Pepperfry Topics Reliance Retail | Urban Ladder | Reliance Industries Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru  Last Updated at November 16, 2020 03:25 IST Reliance Industries’ (RIL’s) retail arm has acquired 96 per cent stake in Bengaluru-based online furniture retailer Urban…

Trump bans U.S. investments in firms linked to Chinese military

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rain falls over the White House during a storm in Washington By Humeyra Pamuk, Alexandra Alper and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled an executive order prohibiting U.S. investments in Chinese firms that Washington says are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, ramping up pressure…

Joe Biden wins US presidency, ending four tumultuous years under Trump

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, promising to restore political normalcy and a spirit of national unity to confront raging health and economic crises, and making Donald J. Trump a one-term president after four years of tumult in the White House. Mr. Biden’s victory amounted to…

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New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…