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Biden Says Not Concerned About US Stock Market Plunge as He 'Expected It'
US President Joe Biden said on Friday that he is not concerned about the plunge in the US stock market and he had expected it over concerns related to the new Omicron coronavirus variant.
US Crude Released by Biden From Reserves Will Likely Be Snapped Up By China, India, Claim Traders
US President Joe Biden has announced the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) on 23 November in a concerted effort with other major energy-consuming nations, including China, India, Japan, South...
Two more energy firms power down as taxpayer keeps lights on at Bulb
The industry regulator confirms two more suppliers have left the market - taking the total number of firms to collapse since the start of September to 24.
Chocolate, the billion euro industry that tastes good and does good
The cocoa industry is big business, worth billions of euros every year. But is our love for chocolate good for the planet and farmers? We look at how the sector is trying to be more sustainable, fair and teach consumers to be more respon...
Aviation industry focuses on sustainability and innovation at Dubai Airshow
Dubai Airshow is the largest aerospace event to be held since the pandemic. Discover how the industry is recovering and how technology is pushing it towards a more sustainable future.
AstraZeneca's pledge to poorer nations as it seeks COVID jab profits from next year
The pharmaceutical company's chief executive defends the company's decision to start making profits from its COVID-19 vaccine, saying that countries with "low purchasing power" will be spared.
COVID-19: AstraZeneca boss on providing vaccine at profit
AZ announced earlier this month that it would be seeking to achieve a modest profit in future from the vaccine In order to fund its new anti-viral COVID treatment.
Jerome Powell secures nod for second term as chair of US Federal Reserve
President Biden pays tribute to Mr Powell's tenure of the US central bank to date as he reveals that the other contender for the role has been nominated as vice-chair.
COVID 'freedom': Asia opens up while Europe locks back down
Europe's insufficient vaccine take-up has prompted restrictions and with it violent opposition from citizens. Whereas Asia, still suffering from the impact of COVID, is marching on ahead with a steady vaccine rollout. What explains this ...
How leading crypto investment firms are attracting top banking talent
The financial sector once had its pick of raw talent. Now, crypto firms are leading the way post-COVID in attracting the best financial minds.
Apple pushes return to office plans back to February
Initial plans for staff at one of the world's largest technology companies to be back in the office this September were delayed due to the Delta variant.
New York To Welcome Back Crowds To Times Square On New Year's Eve
Hundreds of thousands of revelers will be able to attend the traditional ball drop at midnight providing they can prove they are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, de Blasio told reporters.
‘It’s the biggest open secret out there’: the double lives of white-collar workers with two jobs
Remote working has made it easier than ever for staff to moonlight. But how do they cope with clashing meetings and two bosses? And can the rewards be worth the lies?
The travelers who are turning their backs on airplanes
A few years ago, Charlotte Wolf returned from a trip around the world and totted up the number of flights she'd taken.
AstraZeneca accused of breaking promises as it looks to make a profit on COVID-19 vaccine
More than a billion doses of the jab have so far been released around the world by AZ and its partners but until now they have been sold at cost.
India opens to fully vaccinated foreign tourists
Restriction rollback marks the first time since March 2020 that India has allowed foreign tourists on commercial flights to enter the country.
PHARMAFIA: Why Pfizer Fights to Control Secret of $36 Billion Covid Vaccine Recipe?
The high-stakes dispute over price, profit and control that is shaping the pandemic endgame
After Covid-19 and COP26, multinationals should realize it’s in their own interest to lift the lid on how they do business
What Nutella Teaches Us About Global Supply Chain Risks
J&J Plans to Split Into Two Companies to Separate Drug, Consumer Business
American multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson announced on Friday plans to split into two companies to separate their consumer and pharmaceutical products.
US Media Watchdog Grades Big Tech Average 'F' Over Suppression of Free Speech
In recent years, US watchdogs have noted an increase in the incidence of censorship by the tech giants of Silicon Valley against their users in the field of free speech regarding political issues and, in particular, information about the...
‘They tell you what you want to hear’: people buying fake vaccine cards get scammed themselves
The Covid vaccine is free, but some people have tried to illegally obtain fake vaccine cards only to get scammed, by other criminals
UK recovery still lagging other G7 economies as growth slows
UK GDP growth slowed between July and September, leaving the economy still around 2% smaller than it was before the pandemic and trailing the recovery in other G7 nations.
Growing Inequality Gaps Amid Pandemic "Unacceptable": US Vice President
Speaking a week after the US Congress passed President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure investment package, US Vice President Kamala Harris said "no single nation" could be relied upon to deal with these challenges alone.
Working from home may hurt women's careers, says Bank of England's Mann
Women who work mostly from home risk seeing their careers suffer now that significant numbers of workers are returning to the office after the COVID-19 pandemic, Bank of England policymaker Catherine Mann said on Thursday.
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