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China's state media on Thursday said yuan-denominated assets remain attractive and that short-term market panic does not represent long-term value, the latest official effort to shore up investor confidence. "In general, investment institutions generally believe that the current market correction is still a short-term event shock, rather than a reversal caused by changes in fundamentals," the China Securities Journal said in a front-page commentary. "The broad investment trend in favor of yuan-denominated assets will not be reversed."
South Africa will be hoping an additional week of work on the training pitch will provide them with the necessary physical prowess to overcome the British & Irish Lions in Saturday’s second test and level the three-game series. A fitter Lions roared back from a nine-point halftime deficit in last Saturday’s first test to win the series opener 22-17 and pile the pressure on the home country, whose own preparations had been hampered by COVID-19 infections. While the world champion Springboks started strongly, the Lions cleverly kept the ball in play longer than usual in an attritional test match, sucking the energy out of the hosts and forcing them into fatigue-filled errors.
Police officer accused of murder of Kumanjayi Walker seeks to argue he was acting in ‘good faith’Zachary Rolfe’s lawyer tells court provisions in Northern Territory law provide police with immunity in certain circumstances NT police officer Zachary Rolfe is accused of the murder of Indigenous man Kumanjayi Walker, pictured. Photograph: SUPPLIED/PR IMAGE
JONATHAN ERNST/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesSince historic protests against police violence in America broke out in force last May, police unions across the country have come under renewed and sometimes scathing scrutiny. After all, they have long been reliable defenders of cops who shoot and kill unarmed people, and their leaders have a penchant for slamming police critics, whether lawmakers and celebrities who advocate for controversial policies like “defunding the police,” or rank and file protes
The 21-year-old came from fifth place in last 50 metres to claim glory
Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday declared Tehran would not accept Washington's "stubborn" demands in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal and said the United States had failed to guarantee that it would never abandon the pact again. "The Americans acted completely cowardly and maliciously," state TV quoted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying. A U.S. State Department spokesperson said in a statement that President Joe Biden's administration "has been sincere and steadfast in pursuing a path of meaningful diplomacy to achieve a mutual return to compliance" with the agreement.
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Norway's middle-distance prodigy Jakob Ingebrigtsen has been keeping things very much in the family as he aims for Olympic gold in Tokyo, training together with his brothers under the watchful eye of his father to get ready for the games. One of seven siblings, the 20-year-old is peaking at just the right time as the track and field programme in Tokyo gets underway but it is the 1500 metres he will focus on in Japan, training together with older brothers Henrik and Filip. "It's really important for us to be three guys and also having our father, as a team pushing each other and doing the same things," Jakob told reporters.
SEOUL, Korea, July 29, 2021--NXC Corp., a leading global investment firm and holding company, today announced the appointments of Jaekyo Lee to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Alex Iosilevich as Global President and Chief Investment Officer. Jungju Kim, founder and former CEO of NXC will remain involved in the activities of NXC as a Director of the Company.
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 29, 2021--Wisdom Panel™, the world's leading pet genetics brand, today announced the development of a new breed detection system, called BCSYS, to offer the most accurate and comprehensive genetic testing for dogs currently available.
TOKYO, July 29, 2021--Toshiba releases Arm Cortex-M4 microcontrollers for motor control as first products in the TXZ+ Family Advanced Class.
The Tunisian presidency fired the head of the national television channel on Wednesday after two guests were briefly banned from entering its studios to take part in a programme. The dismissal of Wataniya's CEO comes after president Kais Saied suspended parliament and sacked the prime minister on Sunday, in what opponents have labelled a coup.On Monday, Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera said police had forced its Tunis office to close, adding to fears that civil liberties and press freedom were at r
Celebrations erupted in the Fijian village of Nawaka on July 28 after the Pacific country’s Olympic win against New Zealand in Tokyo.This footage taken by Filipe Naikaso shows a woman dancing surrounded by cheering villagers.Meli Derenalagi, one of the Olympic team’s players, was born in Nawaka, according to reports.Fiji’s 27-12 win was the country’s second consecutive rugby sevens Olympic gold medal victory. Credit: Filipe Naikaso via Storyful
Croatian brothers Martin and Valent Sinkovic dominated the men’s pair in Olympic rowing on Thursday, cruising to victory in a race they led from the start. The only question was whether a strong break at the 1,000-meter mark that built a big lead might have been too early.
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose Thursday on China’s efforts to soothe market nerves and the Federal Reserve’s reassurance that it’s moving very gradually toward tapering stimulus if the U.S. makes more economic progress.Hong Kong and Chinese shares outperformed at the open, rebounding from steep losses sparked by Beijing’s crackdown on private enterprises. MSCI Inc.’s Asia-Pacific gauge jumped about 1%. S&P 500 futures fell back after the index was little changed overnight, while Nasdaq 100 fut
Finch injured his knee during preparations for the three-match series and returned to Australia for treatment ahead of the team's six-wicket win over their hosts in the final game in Bridgetown. "I thought Alex Carey's captaincy was outstanding," Langer said, according to The Australian.
Dana Vollmer won gold in the 100m butterfly at London 2012 despite one cap coming off
Robinhood has said its mission is to "democratize finance for all," and that stretches to its plan for the company's debut on public markets Thursday.