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Gold gains 1% as Trump signs pandemic aid bill

Gold gains 1% as Trump signs pandemic aid bill Gold headed for the highest close in seven weeks after President Donald Trump signed a US$900 billion coronavirus stimulus package, pumping more state funds into the world's top economy. Investors are now keeping a close eye on a US House of Representatives vote on Monday to increase coronavirus relief checks to individuals from $600 to $2,000, with Trump saying the Senate "will start the proce... [Full Article...]

Ant Group ordered to review its services

Ant Group ordered to review its services The series of edicts represent a serious threat to the expansion of Ma's online finance empire, which has grown rapidly from a PayPal-like operation into a full suite of services over the past 17 years. Ant said in a statement Sunday that it would set up a special team to create proposals and a timetable for an overhaul. The pressure on Ma is central to a broader effort to curb an increasingly... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers seek to override Trump’s defense veto

As I update the United States dollars is just a few pips weaker pretty much across the major FX board, but there really isn't much in it. It will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and avert a federal government shutdown that otherwise would have started Tuesday, in the midst of the public health crisis. [Full Article...]

U.S. doctor suffers serious allergic reaction to moderna's vaccine

U.S. doctor suffers serious allergic reaction to moderna's vaccine This is one day earlier than previously anticipated. Dr. Annalisa Malara, who diagnosed Italy's first domestic case on February 20 that confirmed Europe's outbreak was underway, was on hand at her hospital in Codogno to encourage all Italians to get the shot. [Full Article...]

China to overtake United States as largest global economy by 2028

China to overtake United States as largest global economy by 2028 Europe accounted for 19pc of output in the top 10 global economies in 2020 but that will fall to 12pc by 2035, or lower if there is an acrimonious split between the European Union and Britain, the CEBR said. It shall surpass the United Kingdom in 2025, Germany in 2027 and Japan in the year 2030. Now the fifth-biggest economy by the CEBR's measure, The United Kingdom, would slip to sixth place fr... [Full Article...]

Boxing Day shoppers grab a bargain - where tiers allow

Boxing Day shoppers grab a bargain - where tiers allow Northern Ireland went into a six-week lockdown and in Wales, restrictions that were relaxed for Christmas Day were also re-imposed. London and many other parts of England are now under Tier Four restrictions, the highest level in the country, which require residents in the areas to stay at home, with limited exemptions. [Full Article...]

US unemployment benefits hang in balance as Trump rages

US unemployment benefits hang in balance as Trump rages Trump is "probably right that the $600 payment is ridiculously low for people in real need and that the USA economy might very well need a bigger stimulus package than Congress has passed", Desmond Lachman, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, told Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Permanent Work From Home For Microsoft Employees! Is Hybrid Workplace The Future?

Employees have been working from home in Microsoft since March and a mandatory policy of work from home was enforced as the virus spread rapidly. "It is our goal to offer as much flexibility as possible to support individual work styles, while balancing business needs and ensuring we live our culture", Ms. [Full Article...]

Alibaba shares fall after reports of anti-monopoly probe by China

Alibaba shares fall after reports of anti-monopoly probe by China Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, owned by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma , saw its shares hit on Thursday after China's State Administration for Market Regulation announced it is investigating the technology giant over monopolistic behaviour. Pressure has been building since. But unlike those jurisdictions, any attempt by Chinese regulators to curb its tech giants is likely to happen without the common... [Full Article...]

Canada detects first coronavirus variant cases, World News & Top Stories

Canada detects first coronavirus variant cases, World News & Top Stories On Dec. 20, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a restriction on flights from the U.K.to Canada in an effort to prevent the new variant from coming to Canada. Supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers that sell primarily food can stay open for in-person shopping but with distancing and limits on capacity. A Toronto hospital says it's been asked to take over management of a Scarborough, Ont.... [Full Article...]

Ontario reports 2408 more COVID-19 cases

Ontario reports 2408 more COVID-19 cases The provincial government said in a news release that is no evidence to suggest that the Health Canada-approved vaccines will be any less effective against the new variant. Supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers that sell primarily food can stay open for in-person shopping but with distancing and limits on capacity. Ontario recorded its second-highest number of daily COVID-19 cases Wednesday sin... [Full Article...]

India's Modi calls farmer protests over contested laws politically motivated

India's Modi calls farmer protests over contested laws politically motivated Today, they are shooting off their ideological gun from the shoulders of farmers. The PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme was launched in February previous year. Several rounds of talks between ministers and farmer leaders have failed to produce a breakthrough so far. Avtar Singh Mehma, state press secretary, Krantikari Kisan Union (Punjab), alleged that the government's claim that some farmers are... [Full Article...]

Alibaba in hot water on China's regulators probe over Ant Group

Alibaba in hot water on China's regulators probe over Ant Group Regulators had previously warned e-commerce giant Alibaba about the so-called "choosing one from two" practice under which merchants are required to sign exclusive cooperation pacts preventing them from offering products on rival platforms. [Full Article...]

Canada approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine; extends ban on United Kingdom flights

Health Canada has determined that the Moderna vaccine meets the "Department's stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements". Based on her team's study, Tuite told Global News that withholding fewer doses during early distribution of the vaccine - so that more people can be immunized as soon as possible - could prevent an additional 25 to 40 per cent of symptomatic COVID-19 infections, com... [Full Article...]

Le géant chinois du e-commerce Alibaba visé par une enquête

Le géant chinois du e-commerce Alibaba visé par une enquête Jack Ma (Ma Yun de son nom chinois) is a member of the Abandonner son who works on the Internet at the university and offers an opportunity to take advantage of the opportunity to improve the ligne. Il entend se consacrer à des oeuvres de philanthropie dans l'éducation, à l'instar d'un de ses modèles, le fondateur de Microsoft Bill Gates. Le géant du e-commerce a néanmoins " promis de coopérer ac... [Full Article...]

Suspect Nabbed For Allegedly Killing Fellow CT UPS Worker, Police Say

Suspect Nabbed For Allegedly Killing Fellow CT UPS Worker, Police Say The victim was transported to a hospital where he died. When authorities arrived at the scene, they found the injured driver. Bertrand was arrested on Wednesday afternoon at a gas station in Plymouth, reportedly without incident . 22, in Litchfield County on Route 8 northbound near Exit 37 in Watertown, said state police. Since his death, tributes for Burk have been pouring in. [Full Article...]

How much you'll get with new stimulus checks

How much you'll get with new stimulus checks The House plans to vote on that measure on Monday, when lawmakers will be in Washington to try to override Trump's veto of legislation setting defense policy for the 2020-21 federal fiscal year, including funding for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and the Picatinny Arsenal. [Full Article...]

European leaders hail post-Brexit trade agreement

European leaders hail post-Brexit trade agreement London and Brussels have announced a Brexit trade deal, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson . There were fears tariffs imposed in a no-deal outcome would affect agriculture, fishing , manufacturing, and the prices of some imports. [Full Article...]

Singapore confirms first case of new coronavirus variant found in UK

Singapore confirms first case of new coronavirus variant found in UK MOH added that officials within the United Kingdom are also concerned about this new strain of the virus and have put in place more stringent restrictions, including imposing a fresh lockdown in London. Hunt for Covid-19 patient continues as hospital security lapses leave officials red-facedHealth authorities will also follow up to see if anyone who had been in contact with Li needed to be quarant... [Full Article...]

S&P 500 starts holiday-shortened trading day modestly higher

S&P 500 starts holiday-shortened trading day modestly higher S&P 500 gained 0.07 per cent on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 113.96 points, or 0.38%, to 30,129.47, the S&P 500 gained 2.72 points, or 0.07%, to 3,689.98 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 36.80 points, or 0.29%, to 12,771.11. [Full Article...]


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