Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Tesla shares set to start 2021 at record high Tesla shares set to start 2021 at record high

The company also said Saturday that production of its Model Y had begun at its Chinese plant in Shanghai, with deliveries expected to begin shortly. It added the caveat on its website that: 'Our delivery count should be viewed as slightly conserv...

UK PM Boris Johnson Announces England-wide Lockdown Amid New Coronavirus Strain UK PM Boris Johnson Announces England-wide Lockdown Amid New Coronavirus Strain

The emergency measures will start immediately and last until at least February 15, potentially devastating retail and hospitality businesses and threatening to push the economy into a double-dip recession, as medics try to get a grip on the pandemic....

Chinese stocks delisted: These 3 are being booted off NYSE Chinese stocks delisted: These 3 are being booted off NYSE

It's the first time an American exchange has removed a Chinese company as a direct result of rising geopolitical tensions under the outgoing Trump administration. It noted that China will take necessary countermeasures to resolutely safeguard the leg...

Dozens of Loblaws Companies' staff in Ontario test positive for COVID Dozens of Loblaws Companies' staff in Ontario test positive for COVID

Employees at two grocery stores operating in Vancouver have recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 2021 is off to a rough start for Loblaws, which in the last four days has reported that more than 80 of its Ontario employees...

Google workers have formed the company's first-ever union Google workers have formed the company's first-ever union

The company's USA warehouse workers now aren't unionized . "Of course our employees have protected labour rights that we support". "This union builds upon years of courageous organizing by Google workers", Nicki Anselmo, program manager, said i...

Vietnam Says To Buy AstraZeneca Vaccine, In Talks With Other Producers

People queue for COVID-19 testing at a mass screening centre at Charlton Athletic Football Club in London . Two new variants of the coronavirus are complicating the Covid-19 response and may force new national restrictions in England. "We have a...

Tesla delivered 499,550 vehicles in 2020 Tesla delivered 499,550 vehicles in 2020

That made Tesla the world's most valuable automaker back in July . AFPThe company joined the prestigious Standard & Poor's 500 stock index on December 21. As a result, Tesla fell short of its 500,000-car goal. The milestone is even more commen...

Bitcoin price tops $34,000 for the first time as interest spikes Bitcoin price tops $34,000 for the first time as interest spikes

The world's preeminent cryptocurrency is becoming sought after by pension and sovereign wealth funds as an alternative store of value, Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund have already indirectly acquired 600 bitcoin. However, it lost more than 1% since E...

Tencent games reinstated on Huawei app store Tencent games reinstated on Huawei app store

Although Xiaomi is referred to as China's Apple, in the real sense, Huawei is the company that is the equivalent of Apple in China in terms of revenue and market share. Huawei insists on receiving a 50-percent cut, Reuters reported, citing a sou...

Dyer: Brexit frees EU more than it does Britain Dyer: Brexit frees EU more than it does Britain

Prime Minister Boris Johnson , whose support for Brexit helped push the country out of the European Union, called it "an wonderful moment for this country". Stanley is among 350,000 Britons who have applied for dual nationality of another European ...

United Kingdom records highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases United Kingdom records highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases

Yesterday saw 1,754 new cases of the virus confirmed in the Republic with 11 further deaths also reported. Over the last seven days, almost one in five coronavirus tests in Texas has come back positive, according to data from Johns Hopkins Univer...

Ant plans holding company with regulation similar to bank Ant plans holding company with regulation similar to bank

Under the financial holding company structure, Ant's businesses would likely be subject to more capital restrictions, potentially curbing its ability to lend more and expand at the pace of the last few years. Zhang Xiaoxi , a Chinese analyst at Gave...

Tesla's annual sales up 36% but comes short of delivery goal Tesla's annual sales up 36% but comes short of delivery goal

In October, it started exporting Model 3 vehicles to Europe. The company delivered 499,550 vehicles during 2020, above Wall Street estimates of 481,261 vehicles, according to Refinitiv data - but 450 units shy of CEO Elon Musk's target. Analysts al...

Gold prices testing key resistance ahead of 2021 Gold prices testing key resistance ahead of 2021

U.S. gold futures were up 0.2 percent at $1,887.40. After soaring earlier in the year, gold prices have retreated from a record of $2,069.50 an ounce reached in August, dragged down by signs of improvement in the global economy. In 2020, he sai...

SolarWinds hackers accessed our source code SolarWinds hackers accessed our source code

An illicit account associated with the widespread SolarWinds hack was used to view some of Microsoft's internal source code, the company disclosed Thursday morning . Microsoft said the hackers didn't use the SolarWinds update to reach the internal...

India's Subject Expert Committee Approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate India's Subject Expert Committee Approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

The coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, which was recently approved in Britain, is unlikely to get a green light in the European Union in January, according to the European Medicines Agency. SII had presented bridg...

Ford Motor pulls plug on plans to cede India business to Mahindra Ford Motor pulls plug on plans to cede India business to Mahindra

In October 2019 , the two companies had announced an agreement under which Mahindra & Mahindra would acquire majority stake in a wholly-owned arm of Ford Motor Co. It was well positioned in its core true SUV DNA and product platforms with a stro...

Expert panel clears Covishield vaccine's emergency use in India Expert panel clears Covishield vaccine's emergency use in India

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, Covishield, has been developed in collaboration with Serum Institue of India (SII). "Effectiveness was high, up to 80 per cent, when there was a three-month interval between first and second doses, which is the reaso...

Donald Trump Extends Immigrant, Work Visa Restrictions Till March Donald Trump Extends Immigrant, Work Visa Restrictions Till March

President Trump extended a ban on new green cards and work visas until months after he leaves office, citing continued weakness in the USA labor market due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Department of Justice had appealed against the decision i...

Today's startups are multinational companies of tomorrow, says PM Modi Today's startups are multinational companies of tomorrow, says PM Modi

High interest rate was also a dampener, he added. Construction sector acts as a force multiplier for the economy, he noted and added that his government has taken a number of steps to boost the real estate sector and will continue to do so.

NYSE to delist three Chinese communications companies NYSE to delist three Chinese communications companies

The New York Stock Exchange has started the process of delisting three Chinese communications companies following an executive order from the Trump administration that prevents USA residents from investing in companies tied to China's military.

QP announces fuel prices for January QP announces fuel prices for January

The February contract of Brent on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is now trading around $51.27 per barrel, higher by 0.35 per cent from its previous close. It could have simply recommended an increase of Rs 4.81 per litre on the basis of Rs 24.13...

Dog and Cat Food Products Recalled - Tied to 28 Deaths Dog and Cat Food Products Recalled - Tied to 28 Deaths

Pet owners should stop feeding their pets the recalled products and consult their veterinarian, especially if the pet is showing signs of illness. Sportmix is sold at PetStop in Bellingham and at Tractor Supply, which has locations in Ferndale and ...

'Amazing moment', says PM Boris, as Britain splits from the European Union 'Amazing moment', says PM Boris, as Britain splits from the European Union

The deal, which came after nine months of arduous negotiations between Britain and the European Union , is the biggest bilateral trade deal signed by either side, covering trade worth around 668 billion pounds (about 905.4 billion US dollars).

Oxford vaccine to be rolled out as soon as available Oxford vaccine to be rolled out as soon as available

Chinese pharma giant Sinopharm on Wednesday said Phase 3 trials of its candidate had shown 79% effectiveness, short of the more than 90% achieved by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. That group, by error initially, received a half dose followed by a ful...

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