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(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks made modest gains early Tuesday as traders assessed steep losses in Chinese stocks sparked by Beijing’s sweeping regulatory overhaul as well as another record close on Wall Street.Shares rose in Japan, Australia and South Korea. U.S stock futures were little changed after the S&P 500 hit a new peak, with Tesla Inc. the latest firm to post better-than-expected results. The Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Industrial Average also ended at all-time highs.The Nasdaq Golden Dragon
One month after France’s shocking early exit from the Euro 2020 soccer tournament, the country is exuding pride over its surprise win, 83-76, against Team USA in the first basketball game of the group stage at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. The French national team, led by Boston Celtics player Evan Fournier (who scored 28 points), beat […]
Major delay in Australian government’s Novavax deal, with 51m doses not expected until 2022. Initially touted as a ‘primary’ vaccine to help immunise Australia by the end of this year, Novavax will now form part of the booster strategy
A country with a population smaller than Waukesha, Wisconsin just won gold.
Olympic triathlon: Duffy wins first gold for Bermuda as Britain’s Taylor-Brown gets silverHigh winds and heavy rain delayed start of race‘I got puncture and panicked,’ says Taylor-Brown Flora Duffy of Bermuda celebrates after winning the Olympic triathlon – and her country’s first-ever gold medal. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile/Getty Images
The UK recorded a further 24,950 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases as of 9am on Monday.
Greetings from Variety Awards Headquarters! Today is July 26, 2021, which means it’s 24 days until final-round voting starts on Aug. 19; 35 days until final voting ends on Aug. 30; and 55 days until the Primetime Emmys telecast on Sept. 19. As July ends (once again, how is time moving so fast?), we’re in a bit of a lull in the Emmy […]
"At first we argued about it and then it was like, she loves her organization and it's completely different from the way I would build it," Joe Jonas recalled
Global economic growth prospects are holding strong for this year and next, despite a significant majority of economists in Reuters polls warning new variants of the coronavirus pose the biggest risk to that outlook. A global survey of nearly 500 economists taken this month also concluded recent rising inflation in key economies around the world would be transitory. The global economy was now forecast to expand a sizzling 6.0% this year, which would be its fastest in nearly half a century, followed by a still-robust 4.5% in 2022.
James Gunn explains why sequel to "Suicide Squad" is called "The Suicide Squad" and why he didn't stick with his first choice.
The Texas Rangers are not only losing games. During their 12-game losing streak, the Rangers have completed 105 consecutive innings without even being in the lead. “It’s the toughest situation I’ve ever been a part of, and I know a lot of these guys can honestly say the same thing,” Texas manager Chris Woodward said.
Taylor-Brown matched Alex Yee’s achievement to claim Britain’s seventh triathlon medal in the last three Games.
Outdated and underfunded system needs drastic overhaul to prevent injustice, report argues
(Bloomberg) -- Intel Corp., playing catch-up in semiconductor technology after losing its long-held dominance, vowed to become the industry leader again in 2025 by rethinking some of the fundamentals of how chips are made, and signed up rival Qualcomm Inc. as a manufacturing customer.Santa Clara, California-based Intel aims to step up innovation and is changing the approach used to measure progress in chip production, arguing that the current system gives competitors Taiwan Semiconductor Manufac
(Bloomberg) -- Oil resumed gains as investors bet the global demand recovery will remain intact despite a resurgence in Covid-19 leading to tighter restrictions on movement in many regions.Futures in New York rose 0.3% to trade near $72 a barrel after dipping Monday. The rebound in key energy consumers such as the U.S. and China has helped to underpin increasing fuel consumption and drained bloated stockpiles built up during the pandemic. The fast-spreading delta variant, however, has raised som
SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2021--Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announces that purchasers of 360 DigiTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: QFIN) securities between April 30, 2020 and July 7, 2021, both dates inclusive ("Class Period") have until September 13, 2021 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff in the 360 DigiTech class action lawsuit. The 360 DigiTech class action lawsuit charges 360 DigiTech and certain of its top executives with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The 360 DigiTech class action
SYDNEY, July 27, 2021--Asia Pacific’s spending on IT and business services in Q2 surpassed US $3 billion for the first time in a quarter, the ISG Index finds.
Despite feelings of loneliness rising during Covid, actual social isolation appeared to fall
Olympic athletes weren’t the only ones with a strong showing in Sunday as NBC’s coverage of the global sporting event keep its momentum going. NBC’s 2020 Olympics coverage was the highest rated and most-watched program Sunday, per Nielsen Live + Same Day Day fast affiliates. Sunday’s Olympics programming drew in 15.5 million viewers and a […]
The NHS could have saved at least £1.8 billion if it weren’t for pharma-inflated prices, analysis has suggested