By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly approved a $3 trillion bill crafted by Democrats to provide more aid for battling the coronavirus and stimulating a faltering economy rocked by the pandemic. By a vote of 208-199 Democrats won passage of...
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he will suspend all immigration into the United States temporarily through an executive order in response to the coronavirus outbreak and to protect American jobs. The move, which the Republican president announced on Twitter, effectively achieves a...
Hideyuki Sano(Reuters) TOKYO The dollar held firm December 9 after data showed surprise strength in the U.S. jobs market, but the currency was restrained from moving higher by worries about an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war. The dollar index stood almost flat at 97.704 in early Asian trade, after rising 0.3...
SYDNEY Airport passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to take a 24 percent hit in the first quarter from the coronavirus, leading to a $3 billion decline in airport revenue and placing pressure on growth projects, an industry group said on March 9. Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific said...
Scott Murdoch (REUTERS) HONK KONG Alibaba Group will carry out Hong Kong’s first paperless stock market listing with its $13.4 billion share sale, according to a source with knowledge of the matter, ending the long-held tradition of Hong Kong investors queuing in bank branches to place stock orders. The decision to fully...
By Olesya Astakhova MOSCOW, May 20 (Reuters) - Russia's oil and gas condensate production fell to 9.42 million barrels per day (bpd) during May 1 to 19 as a global deal on reducing output took effect, two sources familiar with the data told Reuters. The deal on curbing crude output reached...
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - U.S. financial regulators, banks and their investors will get their first glimpse into the health of the nation's banking system as it confronts soaring corporate and consumer defaults in the economic crisis sparked by the novel coronavirus. And no-one, including the U.S. Federal...
(The New York Times) Atari, the brand known for pioneering video games like Pong, Asteroids and RollerCoaster Tycoon, is taking its business in a new direction: Hotels. In a move that underlines the popularity of e-sports, the demands of its growing audience and how video games are escaping the bounds of...
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/style/prada-private-club-paris-couture-week.html The It bag may be more like an old hat these days – at least when it comes to fashion’s front row. But exclusivity is not exactly out of style; it’s just no longer symbolized by something you can swing from your arm. In 2020, partying with Prada is...
Edward Taylor (REUTERS) FRANKFURT To unclog bottlenecks last year at his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) plant in California, Elon Musk flew in six planeloads of new robots and equipment from Germany to speed up battery production for its Model 3. Now the Tesla CEO is trying to tap that German automation ecosystem directly...