Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

COVID-19: Social distancing for India zoo’s tigers over virus fears

New Delhi: Keepers at a major western India zoo are putting their big cats into solitary confinement after a tiger in the United States caught the novel coronavirus. “We have decided to isolate them to avoid any kind of infection,” said superintendent Bharatsinh Vihol of the Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden in Gujarat state. “Also, since we have run a planned breeding programme here, it has been decided to restrict mating…

Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Chinese doctor recalls treating her first case of COVID-19 in Wuhan

Beijing: The deadly coronavirus which has overwhelmed China and the world was discovered in an elderly couple in December last year in Wuhan through a CT scan done by Zhang Jixian, the official media reported on Friday, hailing her for alerting the authorities about the vicious virus. Since its emergence, the virus which has so far killed at least 145,000 globally and infected over 2.1 million has become a source of concern…

hoverbike
Posted on: February 3, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Japan Startup Selling $550,000 Star Wars-inspired Hoverbike To List On NASDAQ

Japanese startup Aerwins Technologies, which is selling a Star Wars-inspired $555,000 hoverbike, has received approval to list on the NASDAQ in a merger with blank-check firm Pono Capital Corp, the manufacturer said on Friday. Aerwins, which is taking orders for the XTurismo hoverbike with a motorcycle-like body on top of propellers that it unveiled last year, estimates it will be valued at $600 million in the transaction. The deal comes…

Dow Futures
Posted on: February 3, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Dow Futures Trade Lower As Tech Earnings Disappoint, Apple Sheds 2.8%

U.S. stock futures were trading lower during Thursday’s evening deals, after major benchmark averages finished mixed as investors grew cautious after a slew of mixed earnings reports. By 6:35pm ET (11:40pm GMT) Dow Jones Futures were down 0.2%, S&P 500 Futures fell 0.6% and Nasdaq 100 Futures were down 1.2%. In extended deals, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) shed 2.1% after the company reported Q1 EPS at $1.88 versus $1.94 expected, while revenues…

META
Posted on: February 2, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Meta Stuns Street With Lower Costs, Big Buyback, Upbeat Sales

Meta Platforms Inc’s stricter cost controls this year and a new $40 billion share buyback sent shares soaring on Wednesday, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg called 2023 the “Year of Efficiency.” The parent of Instagram and Facebook (NASDAQ:META), which has fallen on hard times amid a broad post-pandemic slump in digital ads, is focused on improving its content recommendations powered by artificial intelligence and its ad targeting systems to keep users…

ECB
Posted on: February 2, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

ECB To Raise Rates Again And Face Questions About Future Path

The European Central Bank is set to raise interest rates again on Thursday and pencil in more hikes for the next few months, with the only open question being how big these will be. The ECB has been increasing rates at a record pace to fight a sudden bout of high inflation in the euro zone – the byproduct of factors including the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and an…

Asia FX
Posted on: February 2, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asia FX Rallies, Dollar Tumbles As Markets Bet on Fed Pivot

Most Asian currencies rose sharply on Thursday, while the dollar sank to a nine-month low even after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, with markets betting that a U.S. economic slowdown will force the bank into reversing its hawkish stance this year. The Chinese yuan rose 0.4% and came close to a seven-month high against the dollar, while risk-heavy Southeast Asian currencies marked the biggest gains. The Philippine peso added…

Vodafone interim
Posted on: February 1, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Vodafone Interim CEO Vows to ‘Do Better’ After Q3 Revenue Growth Slows

in third-quarter revenue growth that stemmed from weak performance in key European markets. Organic growth in service revenue dropped to 1.8% year-on-year during the three-month period to December 31 to €9.52 billion (€1 = $1.0883), down from an increase of 2.5% in the prior quarter. The company said the slip was linked to declines in customer levels in its biggest market Germany, where organic service revenue slumped by 1.8% compared…

Asia FX
Posted on: February 1, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asia FX Treads Water As Fed Meeting Looms, Dollar Inches Higher

Most Asian currencies moved little on Wednesday in anticipation of a Federal Reserve meeting, while the dollar crept higher as markets positioned for an interest rate hike and a potentially hawkish message from the central bank. The dollar firmed slightly against a basket of currencies, with the dollar index and dollar index futures advancing about 0.1% each. The Federal Reserve is broadly expected to hike interest rates by 25 basis…

UniCredit
Posted on: January 31, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

UniCredit Hikes Payout Goal By 40% After Record Rofit

UniCredit pledged on Tuesday to return 5.25 billion euros ($5.69 billion) to investors based on its 2022 results after posting a record quarterly profit, as CEO Andrea Orcel works to meet his ambitious payout plans. Orcel, who has focused UniCredit on capital light businesses to maximise returns since taking over in April 2021, expressed confidence in receiving the necessary green light from European Central Bank supervisors. Lenders needs ECB approval…

Asia FX muted
Posted on: January 31, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asia FX Muted, Dollar Steadies As Fed Meeting Looms

Most Asian currencies moved little on Tuesday, while the dollar retained recent gains as caution kicked in ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting this week, with any signals on U.S. monetary policy squarely in focus. But most Asian units were set for strong gains in January amid expectations that the Fed will slow its pace of interest rate hikes in the coming months. Risk-heavy Southeast Asian currencies were the best…

Oil prices
Posted on: January 31, 2023 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Oil prices Tread Water As Markets Weigh China Recovery, Fed Caution

Oil prices were muted in early trade on Tuesday as optimism over better-than-expected economic data from China was offset by caution over an upcoming Federal Reserve meeting and an OPEC decision on production. Chinese business activity grew more than expected in January, government data showed, indicating that the country’s economy was clearly on a path of recovery after it relaxed most anti-COVID restrictions earlier in the month. The data helped…