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US stocks rise as tech sector leads
IANS | 04 Aug, 2020
US stocks ended higher, bolstered by strong gains in big tech names.
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Fitch cuts US credit outlook to "negative" from "stable"
IANS | 03 Aug, 2020
Fitch Ratings, a US credit rating agency, said that it has lowered the country's economic outlook to "negative" from "stable" due to high budget deficits, but kept its overall rating at the highest "AAA" level.
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COVID-19 scheme offering UK diners 50% off comes into force
IANS | 03 Aug, 2020
Diners across the UK will be able to enjoy half-price meals throughout August from Monday, as part of a government scheme aimed at boosting restaurants and pubs after the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Pompeo urges HK to reverse decision to suspend polls
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Aug, 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday urged Hong Kong to reverse a decision to suspend its legislative elections amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, saying the delay would be another blow to its autonomy from Beijing, the media reported.
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Microsoft halts bid to buy TikTok's US operations: Report
IANS | 03 Aug, 2020
Microsoft has reportedly halted its bid to buy the US operations of China-based TikTok after President Donald Trump vowed to ban the short-video making app that has over 80 million monthly users in the country.
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US equities post mixed weekly results amid Fed decision
IANS | 03 Aug, 2020
Wall Street's major averages posted mixed results in the week as investors digested the US Federal Reserve's latest policy statement and a slew of grim economic data.
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Israel to resume int'l flights on Aug 16
IANS | 03 Aug, 2020
Israel will resume international flights on August 16, Minister of Transport Miri Regev announced.
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Nvidia may acquire chip maker ARM for $32bn: Report
IANS | 01 Aug, 2020
US chip-maker Nvidia is reportedly in advance talks to acquire SoftBank-owned UK chip company ARM in a cash-and-stock deal worth at least $32 billion.
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Pandemic-hit KLM airlines announces massive layoffs
IANS | 01 Aug, 2020
The pandemic-stricken Dutch airlines, KLM has announced that it would cut 4,500 to 5,000 positions.
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Apple surpasses Saudi Aramco as world's most valuable company
IANS | 01 Aug, 2020
Riding on strong quarter results despite the pandemic, Apple has surpassed Saudi Aramco to become the worlds most valuable company with a market cap of $1.84 trillion.
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