This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.
The United States unveiled new economic sanctions on Tuesday targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and now poised to take over as the country's president within hours.
An interior ministry spokesman confirmed that a "violent explosion" took place in a Tuz Khurmatu vegetable market but did not immediately provide casualty figures.
The aim is to let people use just one login profile to order in shops, buy train tickets or do banking transactions.
Pakistan's Punjab government on Tuesday produced Saeed before the Judicial Review Board comprising judges of the Lahore High Court and sought a three-month extension in his detention.
Reuters reported in February that in a phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump denounced the New START treaty and rejected Putin‘s suggestion that talks begin about extending it once it expires in 2021.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former security chief known as The Crocodile, is expected to take over as president.
The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday that existing home sales rose 2.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million units last month.
Darzalex, a biotech drug known chemically as daratumumab, is already approved in combination with other medicines or alone in patients who had received one or more prior treatment regimens.
Nepal is holding provincial and parliamentary elections in two phases on November 26 and December 7.
Bain said on Tuesday WPP had now agreed to sell its ADK shares for 3,660 yen ($32.53) each, the same price it rejected last month.
While a larger structural story for the currency is driven by the improving macro and micro fundamentals for the eurozone, near-term weakness/volatility due to political developments cannot be ruled out.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today offered prayers at the famous Kollur Mookambika Temple in the neighbouring Udupi district.
The latest changes include raising the limit on foreign ownership in joint-venture firms involved in the futures, securities and funds markets to 51 percent from the current 49 percent.
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Military aircraft that spied from 85,000 feet, jetliner that crossed the Atlantic in 3 and a half hours and a 'Jumbo Jet' that held a unique record for 37 years.
Things haven’t always been smooth between law enforcement agencies and Apple when it comes to unlocking a user-encrypted iOS device or accessing its contents.
"The people of Zimbabwe have spoken with one voice and it is my appeal to President Mugabe that he should take heed of this clarion call by the people of Zimbabwe to resign, so that the country can move forward and preserve his legacy," Mnangagwa said in a statement.
Judge Mohammad Bashir held the hearing even as 67-year- old Dar remained absent as he is in London for medical treatment.
The biofuel is being added to the bus fuel supply chain where it can be used without the need for any modification
The meeting of senior officials from Pakistan and China yesterday decided to formally move ahead despite hurdles and finance at least three special economic/industrial zones (SEZs) and some important rail, electricity and road projects.
Putin was paid a rare visit by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday. Greeting Assad at his Black Sea residence of Sochi, Putin said he would follow up the meeting with telephone calls to Trump and to Middle Eastern leaders including the Emir of Qatar.
Trump's re-listing of North Korea as a sponsor of terrorism comes a week after he returned from a 12-day trip to Asia in which containing North Korea's nuclear ambitions was a centerpiece of his discussions.