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Japan's factory output growth picked up in July due to a stronger expansion of output and new orders, as manufacturers benefited from a continuing recovery of the coronavirus pandemic-hit global economy. The final au Jibun Bank Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) in July rose to 53.0 on a seasonally adjusted basis from 52.4 in the previous month. "The Japanese manufacturing sector continued to see an improvement in operating conditions at the start of the third quarter," said Usamah Bhatti, economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, August 02, 2021--Mudrock Media will present at Gastech 2021 exhibition, the first major energy event to take place live & in-person from September 21-23, 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates, and the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC2022) from May 23-27, 2022 in Daegu, South Korea. Mudrock Media will hand out 3,000 complimentary copies of printed Oil & Gas Storage and Trade Series –World Oil Refinery & LNG Plant Map at both exhibitions.
South Korea's factory activity grew for a 10th straight month in July, driven by a solid expansion in production and new orders, though supply-chain disruptions continued to add strains on manufacturers, with both input and output prices rising. The IHS Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) for July stood at 53.0, slipping from 53.9 in June but holding above the 50-mark, which indicates an expansion in activity. "South Korean manufacturers continued to report a sustained improvement in operating conditions at the start of the second half of the year as production levels continued to expand," said Usamah Bhatti, economist at IHS Markit.
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At least eight people have been killed and many more injured after dozens of forest fires broke out in the southern Turkish province of Antalya, local media reported on August 1.According to authorities, the fires broke out on Wednesday July 28 at several locations in Manavgat, a coastal district in Antalya. Turkey’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry said on Sunday that 107 of the 112 fires burning in the region were under control.Drone footage captured in the Manavgat area on Thursday shows burned out buildings, singed trees and thick clouds of smoke. Credit: n__a__z__i__m via Storyful
Asian shares face another tough week as Beijing's regulatory crackdown fans fears about China's economy, though upbeat economic data in the United States and Europe and solid corporate earnings put a floor under their markets. China's woes were underlined over the weekend by a survey showing factory activity grew at the slowest pace in 17 months amid rising costs and extreme weather. In contrast, Europe's economic recovery outpaced all expectations last quarter, while U.S consumers spent with abandon in June as coronavirus restrictions eased, a trend likely to ensure a strong payrolls report at the end of this week.
(Bloomberg) -- Oil fell after four monthly gains as data signaled a slowdown in China and investors monitored the spread of the delta coronavirus variant.West Texas Intermediate slipped 0.6%, after climbing 2.6% last week. China’s economic activity continued to ease in July, implying a more steady recovery into the second half as growth risks mount. Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari said the spread of the delta variant could keep some Americans from looking for work, potentiall
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GUANGZHOU, China, August 02, 2021--XPeng Inc. ("XPeng" or the "Company," NYSE: XPEV and HKEX: 9868), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle ("Smart EV") company, today announced its vehicle delivery results for July 2021.
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks and U.S. equity futures rose early Monday as some of the concerns over Covid-19 reopening disruption and China’s regulatory crackdown eased. A gauge of the dollar dipped.Equities climbed in Japan, South Korea and Australia, where Afterpay Ltd. surged after digital-payments platform Square Inc. agreed to buy the buy-now, pay-later company. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 pushed higher. Wall Street retreated Friday, including a slide in Amazon.com Inc., amid conce
Team GB will look to increase their impressive medal tally on Day 10 at the Tokyo Olympics. A successful men’s pommel horse title defence from Max Whitlock and Charlotte Worthington’s incredible triumph in the women’s BMX park freestyle final took Britain to 10 golds on Sunday, with Duncan Scott also becoming GB’s most decorated athlete at a single Games ever after helping the men's 4x100m medley relay team to seal silver behind the Americans along with Adam Peaty, Luke Greenbank and James Guy. It is Britain’s most succesful Olympics in the pool ever.
YONGIN, South Korea, August 02, 2021--GC Pharma (006280.KS) and Tottori University today announced a worldwide licensing and collaboration agreement for the orally administrable chaperone drug of GM1 gangliosidosis (GM1). GM1 is one of the inherited lysosomal storage diseases caused by mutations in the GLB1 gene, that progressively destroys nerve cells in brain and spinal cord. It occurs in approximately 1 out of every 100,000 newborns. There is currently no cure.
A trio of elk was filmed running along a fence line as the animals attempted to flee encroaching flames from the PF Fire in Montana’s Big Horn County on July 28.Firefighter Christopher Sharpe filmed this video while working to contain the blaze, formerly known as the Poverty Flats Fire, which scorched nearly 67,000 acres as of August 1.“The elk did make it out safe,” Sharpe wrote on Facebook. “Cutting the fence would have scared the elk and deer into the fire more. We had people walking along the fence to help push them into the safe place.” Credit: Christopher Sharpe via Storyful
Matt Damon said in a new interview that he stopped using what his daughter calls “the f-slur for a homosexual” after she wrote him a treatise explaining “how that word is dangerous.” In an article posted by the Sunday Times, the “Stillwater” actor was discussing “changes in modern masculinity” when he launched into a story […]
Australian home prices motored ahead in July even as a coronavirus lockdown in Sydney curbed auctions, though stretched valuations could make affordability more of a drag in the longer term. Data from property consultant CoreLogic out on Monday showed national home prices climbed 1.6% in July from June, when they rose 1.9%. A lockdown did nothing to stop Sydney gaining another 2.0% in the month, to be up 18.2% on a year ago.