U.S. asks Uzbekistan to join anti-Islamic State coalition| Reuters
Aug 28, 2015 at 04:31 | Source:
TASHKENT The United States said on Thursday it had asked Uzbekistan to join the multinational coalition it leads against Islamic State, saying Central Asia's most populous state was free to choose a way of contributing to the fight against the milita...
Senior U.S. official to travel to Israel to discuss Iran deal| Reuters
Aug 28, 2015 at 03:16 | Source:
WASHINGTON A senior U.S. Treasury official will travel to Israel this week to discuss the nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers with senior Israeli officials, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism ...
Gold falls for 4th day as U.S. data boosts stocks, dollar| Reuters
Aug 28, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
LONDON Gold eased on Thursday after its biggest one-day drop in five weeks as upbeat U.S. growth and jobs data drove stocks and the dollar higher, though uncertainty over the timing of a U.S. rate rise held losses in check. Spot gold was down 0.5 pe...
Athletic Worlds: Bolt completes double after supreme win in 200m
Aug 27, 2015 at 20:48 | Source:
Jamaica's Usain Bolt easily outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to claim his fourth consecutive world 200m title on Thursday and complete a rousing sprint double in Beijing.Bolt clocked a world-leading 19.55 seconds to beat Gatlin by nearly two-...
Surprise rally: US stocks snap losing streak but oil, bonds decline
Aug 27, 2015 at 07:40 | Source:
Wall Street rebounded sharply on Wednesday after six straight days of large declines caused by China worries, while long-dated bond prices fell after a top Federal Reserve official scaled back expectations of a September rate increase.The dollar rebo...
Asia stocks up as Wall Street rally calms markets, dollar surges| Reuters
Aug 27, 2015 at 06:30 | Source:
TOKYO Asian stocks rose on Thursday as a sharp rebound on Wall Street helped soothe investors' tattered nerves, while the dollar rallied as risk aversion eased.Stock markets around the world had tumbled earlier in the week as a slump in Shanghai shar...
U.S. stocks snap losing streak but oil and bonds decline| Reuters
Aug 27, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
NEW YORK Wall Street rebounded sharply on Wednesday after six straight days of large declines caused by China worries, while long-dated bond prices fell after a top Federal Reserve official scaled back expectations of a September rate increase. The ...
FINA clears China's Sun over 'altercation' at worlds| Reuters
Aug 27, 2015 at 00:16 | Source:
SINGAPORE Swimming's world governing body has cleared Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang of any wrongdoing following complaints over his behaviour at this month's world championships in Russia.FINA executive director Cornel Marculescu told Reuters the...
Spooked investors seek other havens over gold, for now| Reuters
Aug 26, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
LONDON Gold has failed to rally in the face of China's stock market crisis as investors, scorched by a brutal end to the market's 12-year bull run, chose cash and bonds for safety over bullion while they seek clarity on the timing of a U.S. rate incr...
Here's what marketers think of YouTube's data analytics capabilities
Aug 25, 2015 at 12:59 | Source:
Despite an increasingly competitive environment in which established players and startups alike are venturing headfirst into video content and advertising, YouTube has continued to deliver strong financial results and robust usage stats. The Google-o...
Uncertainty over rupee as Yuan devaluation puts global markets in panic
Aug 25, 2015 at 08:44 | Source:
With the rupee coming close to the Rs 67 per dollar mark, the question is how low will it go? In fact there has been a protracted period of tranquility and stability in the rupee as it ranged between Rs 63-64 up to end July and also early August. It ...
Modi has turned unlucky for the economy: Congress on sensex crash
Aug 24, 2015 at 21:20 | Source:
New Delhi: With the benchmark sensex witnessing the biggest single day drop ever, Congress on Monday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he has turned "unlucky" as the economy and exports were down and prices soaring.Party s...
Bolt beats Gatlin by 0.01 seconds to retain world 100m title
Aug 24, 2015 at 07:45 | Source:
Usain Bolt beat his controversial rival Justin Gatlin by just one-hundredth of a second on Sunday as he retained his world 100m title in a race billed as a battle for clean athletics.The double Olympic gold medallist and world record-holder ran his s...