UK PM Johnson: Too early to say when we’ll be able to lift restrictions

Comments by UK prime minister, Boris Johnson What we’re seeing in the data is contagiousness of new virus variant The good news for the UK is that the case count is starting to abate in recent days, but the death count continues to pose a worry as hospitals are staying overwhelmed. Yesterday saw the UK […]

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Ivory Coast to lift suspension of Hershey cocoa sustainability schemes

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker sews up cocoa bags to load them into a truck bound for the port of San Pedro, at a cocoa cooperative in Duekoue 2/3 By Ange Aboa ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast will lift a suspension on cocoa sustainability schemes run by U.S.-based Hershey on its territory that […]

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European regulator to lift Boeing 737 MAX grounding in January

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked at Boeing facilities at Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake 2/2 By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – Europe is set to lift its flight ban on the Boeing (NYSE:) 737 MAX passenger jetliner in January after U.S. regulators last week ended […]

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Analysis: Biden win would lift Mexico-U.S. ties but energy is ‘canary in the mine’

© Reuters. Final 2020 U.S. presidential campaign debate in Nashville By Dave Graham (NYSE:) MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A Joe Biden presidency would lower border tensions and raise pressure on Mexico to respect U.S. business interests as the two neighbors implement a trade deal designed to claw back jobs from China, officials and industry sources […]

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Weekly Comic: Big Tech Shares Lift S&P 500, Nasdaq To New All-Time Highs

Investing.com – Stocks on Wall Street notched their in a row on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both rising to new all-time highs, as the economy continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The finished the session up 0.34% to end at 3,397, a new record closing high. The advanced 0.42% to end […]

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Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains as virus treatment hopes lift confidence

© Reuters. People wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are reflected on a screen showing Nikkei index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo By Chibuike Oguh NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian equity markets were poised to gain on Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s rally after positive trial results of an experimental COVID-19 treatment, […]

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Is The US About To Lift China Trade Tariffs?

Trump Considering Lifting Tariffs With the growing economic threat from COVID-19 demanding an increasing response from central banks and governments alike, the US administration is reportedly on the verge of a surprising U -turn. According to the Financial Times, the President is set to announce a 90-day suspension on some Chinese imports such as apparel […]

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Greece, Italy tensions hit euro, Asian stocks, lift yen, gold

© Reuters. Traders work in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Concerns about a Greek bailout, early Italian elections and comments by the European Central Bank chief about the need for continued stimulus all kept the euro under pressure on […]

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Higher women's share in labor force to lift India growth rate: World Bank

© Reuters. Higher women’s share in labor force to lift India growth rate: World Bank By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s economy could achieve double-digit growth if New Delhi pushes reforms to increase women’s participation in the country’s workforce, a World Bank report said on Monday. Such reforms would boost household earnings and […]

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