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GLOBAL MARKETS – Asian equities will increase thanks to the wave of Big Tech, the dollar slips

July 30 (Reuters) - Asian equities rallied Friday after Apple, Amazon and Facebook equities rose on Thursday, while Alphabet continued to rise, while the US dollar continued to fall. The Big Tech quartet reported quarterly earnings for the first...

To join the investment banking units, RPT-Credit Suisse reports an increase in profits in the second quarter

ZURICH, July 30 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse said it was wrapping its global markets and investment banking divisions in one unit, as CEO Thomas Gottstein put his first major strategic stamp on the bank. Switzerland's second largest bank also...

China, Korea, Japan see improvements in virus cases

BEIJING (AP) - China reported over 100 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as the country continues to fight an outbreak in Xinjiang. The 101 new cases were China's highest daily increase in weeks. The northwestern region of...

Indonesia launches a $ 7 billion loan guarantee scheme for priority companies

JAKARTA, July 29 (Reuters) - Indonesia launched a 100 trillion rupee ($ 6.92 billion) loan guarantee scheme for businesses in priority sectors as part of efforts to help businesses stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, said the finance minister....

Donated bikes help alleviate difficulties through the pandemic

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - One year after his death at the age of 17, Benjamin Canlas is still making the world a better place - one bicycle at a time.The teenager is the inspiration for an unusual mountain bike...

The confusion swirls as Japan launches a tourist campaign amid a wave of viruses

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday kicked off a national travel campaign to revive its mistreated tourism industry, but the effort sparked heavy criticism amid a jump in new coronavirus cases. FILE PHOTO: The National Stadium, the main stage...

SoftBank attracts investments from the Credit Suisse fund following the bank’s review

PHOTO FILE: The logo of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on June 22, 2020. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann / File PhotoZURICH (Reuters) - SoftBank raised an investment of $ 500 million...

Australia expands the loan program for companies affected by viruses, increases the limit

SYDNEY, July 20 (Reuters) - Australia will extend its coronavirus loan guarantee scheme for small businesses and raise the credit limit to $ 1 million ($ 700,000) from $ 250,000, said treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Monday . The expanded...

Launch of the cloud-based speech synthesis solution in New Zealand

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Speech and Dictation Solutions Provider Speech Processing Solutions launched its Philips SpeechLive cloud dictation software in New Zealand.

Breathtaking virus numbers show a normal life still far away

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa was ready on Saturday to join the top five countries most affected by the coronavirus, while stunning numbers around the world were a reminder to remember that a return to normal life is still...
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Boston assassin Zarnayev: the United States Court of Appeals overturned the death sentence

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Kalamazoo volunteers work with the supermarket to donate bottled water to Flint

PORTAGE, MI - About a dozen volunteers from the Uplift Kalamazoo and Village in the Valley organizations gathered in Portage on Thursday to accept...