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US stay-at-home frustration spreads; coronavirus-battered New York says may...

04 April, 2020 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Demonstrations to demand an end to stay-at-home measures that have pummelled the US economy spread to Texas on Saturday as the governor at the epicentre of the US coronavirus crisis said his state of New York may finally be past the worst. New York, which has recorded nearly half the country’s … Read More


‘Internet sector contributes $2.1 trillion to US economy in 2018̵...

09 September, 2019 6:08 am 6:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The rapidly growing internet sector accounted for $2.1 trillion of the US economy in 2018, or about 10% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), an industry group said on Thursday. The Internet Association, a group representing Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, Twitter Inc, Uber Technology Inc and many other firms, released … Read More

PRECIOUS-Gold down on profit-taking but on track for weekly rise

12 December, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Gold fell on profit-taking  a day after bullion touched a near six-month high and the dollar rebounded, but the metal stayed on track for a weekly gain as the appetite for risk waned. Spot gold fell 0.4 percent to $1,254.81 per ounce at 2:04 p.m. EST (1904 GMT), after hitting its highest … Read More

Asia starts new month up on strong Wall Street after brutal October

11 November, 2018 9:03 am 9:03 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday as bruised investor sentiment got some relief from another robust Wall Street session thanks to upbeat corporate earnings, while the dollar hovered near a 16-month high on further signs of strength in the world’s largest economy. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.15 … Read More