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 2022-08-10 05:05 

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U.S. consumer price growth expected to slow due to lower gasoline costs...

U.S. consumer prices are expected to have risen at a much slower pace in July due to a sharp drop in the cost of gasoline, delivering the first notable sign of relief for Americans who have watched inflation climb over the past two years....

 2022-08-10 05:05 

Reuters

Evonik's Q2 core profit beats estimates on higher prices, currency effects...

German chemicals group Evonik Industries on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected core profit for the second quarter, on the back of higher selling prices and positive currency effects and despite slightly lower volumes....

 2022-08-10 04:59 

UPI

2 soldiers killed, 3 injured in weather-related incident in Georgia...

Two U.S. soldiers at Georgia's Fort Benning were killed and three others were injured in what authorities described as a weather-related event....

 2022-08-10 04:58 

Reuters

SARS-related coronaviruses infect around 66,000 people a year in SE Asia - study...

About 66,000 people in Southeast Asia are infected each year with SARS-related coronaviruses, and nearly 500 million people live near habitats where bat hosts of those viruses are found, according to a study released on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 04:52 

Reuters

N.Asian refiners to get full allocation of Saudi crude in Sept...

Saudi Aramco has told at least four North Asian buyers that it will supply full contractual volumes of crude in September, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 04:45 

Reuters

Japan keeps finance minister, foreign minister in new cabinet line-up...

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has confirmed the line-up of his new cabinet, with Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki remaining in his post, a government spokesman said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 04:24 

Reuters

Indian shares inch higher as bank stocks gain...

Indian shares edged higher on Wednesday, led by the consumer goods and banking sectors while losses in tech stocks kept gains in check, as traders looked ahead to U.S. inflation data for clues on the pace of rate hikes from the Federal Reserve....

 2022-08-10 04:21 

Reuters

Prudential half-year operating profit up 8% as sales recovered...

Prudential Plc's operating profit rose 8% in the first six months of 2022, the Asia-focused insurer said on Wednesday, as life insurance sales bounced back from a COVID-induced slowdown in Asian countries....

 2022-08-10 04:19 

UPI

Trump wins proxy war with Pence in Wisconsin governor race as 4 states vote in primaries...

Four states held primary elections Tuesday, including a contest that pit candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence against each other....

 2022-08-10 04:10 

Reuters

Cathay Pacific narrows first-half loss as passenger numbers rise...

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd posted on Wednesday a first-half loss of HK$5 billion ($637 million), narrowing from the prior year's HK$7.57 billion, as easing quarantine rules boosted passenger numbers....

 2022-08-10 04:05 

Reuters

China property developers' woes cast shadow over management units...

China's real estate crisis is casting a darkening cloud over governance and financial prospects of once highly valued property management companies, triggering a rout in their shares and making investors cautious....

 2022-08-10 03:59 

Reuters

Australia, China not yet ready to tackle trade disputes - Chinese envoy...

Australia and China have not yet reached the point of talking about how to resolve their trade disputes, the Chinese ambassador to Australia, Xiao Qian, said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 03:58 

Reuters

JSW Energy unit to buy $1.3 bln renewable assets from Mytrah Energy...

India's JSW Energy said on Wednesday that its unit JSW Neo Energy has agreed to buy some renewable energy capacity from Mytrah Energy (India) for about 105.30 billion rupees ($1.32 billion)....

 2022-08-10 03:53 

Reuters

Japan's PM to reshuffle cabinet in 'damage control' amid Unification Church furore...

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will reshuffle his cabinet, removing some ministers with links to the Unification Church in a bid to stem plunging support amid growing public outrage over the ruling party's ties to the controversial group....

 2022-08-10 03:49 

UPI

Israeli forces kill Palestinian militant in West Bank raid...

Israeli security forces killed a wanted Palestinian militant and at least one other person following an early Tuesday gun battle in the streets of an occupied West Bank city, authorities and officials said....

 2022-08-10 03:44 

Reuters

Chinese and Taiwan navy ships stay close to Strait median line - source...

About 20 Chinese navy and Taiwan navy ships continued to stay close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait as of Wednesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters....

 2022-08-10 03:42 

Reuters

Trump-backed Michels wins Republican nomination for Wisconsin governor, AP projects...

Construction company owner Tim Michels on Tuesday won the Republican nomination for Wisconsin's gubernatorial race after receiving the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, AP projected....

 2022-08-10 03:34 

Reuters

ByteDance relapses to unhealthy tech deal habit...

ByteDance can't seem to quit its unhealthy acquisition habit, and it's not alone. The TikTok-owner has taken over a high-class women's hospital chain for $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reports. Peers like Alibaba and Tencent have made similar forays ...

 2022-08-10 03:23 

Reuters

China's factory inflation hits 17-month low as pressures ease...

China's factory-gate inflation eased to a 17-month low in July, defying global cost pressures as slower domestic construction weighed on raw material demand, although consumer prices picked up pace, driven mostly by tight pork supplies....

 2022-08-10 03:19 

Reuters

India's retail inflation likely eased in July, still far from RBI's target...

India's retail inflation likely eased in July due to a fall in food and fuel prices yet stayed well above the Reserve Bank of India's upper tolerance limit for a seventh consecutive month, a Reuters poll found....

 2022-08-10 03:13 

Reuters

Tropical storm Mulan churns towards COVID-stricken Hainan Island...

Strong winds from Tropical Storm Mulan are expected to whip across the South China Sea towards Hainan Island on Wednesday, raising the possibility of disruption to mass testing on the holiday island that is grappling with a big COVID-19 outbreak....

 2022-08-10 03:12 

Reuters

Ex-workers at Malaysia's Brightway sue Kimberly-Clark, Ansell over alleged labour abuse...

Migrant workers at Malaysian glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the United States against Kimberly-Clark Corp and Ansell Ltd , accusing them of "knowingly profiting" from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier, according t...

 2022-08-10 03:07 

Reuters

Thailand foreign tourist arrivals to reach 10 mln this year - FinMin...

Thailand's foreign tourist arrivals should reach 10 million this year, helping drive the economy along with increased exports, the finance minister said on Wednesday....

 2022-08-10 02:49 

Reuters

India's JSW Energy unit to buy some renewable assets from Mytrah Energy...

India's JSW Energy said on Wednesday that its unit JSW Neo Energy has agreed to buy some renewable energy capacity from Mytrah Energy (India) for about 105.30 billion rupees ($1.32 billion)....

 2022-08-10 02:45 

Reuters

China's July factory-gate inflation hits 17-month low...

China's factory-gate inflation eased to its weakest since February 2021, as raw material prices fell due to already slower construction activity, while consumer prices rose gently, bucking the sharp increases seen elsewhere....

 2022-08-10 02:27 

Reuters

Germany striker Werner returns to Leipzig from Chelsea...

Chelsea's Germany striker Timo Werner has signed a four-year contract to return to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, the two clubs announced on Tuesday....

 2022-08-10 02:12 

Reuters

Asian shares track Wall Street losses ahead of U.S. inflation data...

Asian shares fell and the dollar steadied on Wednesday as investors waited for a key U.S. report on inflation to provide hints to the Federal Reserve's plans for future monetary tightening....

 2022-08-10 02:04 

Reuters

Republican Finstad wins vacant U.S. House seat for Minnesota...

Republican Brad Finstad on Tuesday won an election to fill a U.S. House of Representatives seat for Minnesota left vacant after the death of Republican lawmaker Jim Hagedorn, Edison Research projected....

 2022-08-10 01:56 

UPI

$1.5M settlement granted to correctional officers barred from guarding Derek Chauvin...

A group of correctional officers of color were granted a $1.5 million settlement Tuesday after they were barred from having contact with Derek Chauvin....

 2022-08-10 01:52 

Reuters

Elon Musk sells 7.92 million Tesla shares worth $6.9 billion - SEC filing...

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has sold 7.92 million shares of the electric vehicle maker worth $6.9 billion, six U.S. securities filings showed on Tuesday....

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