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Robinhood shares slide after lacklustre Nasdaq debut | Financial Markets News

The popular trading app’s muted debut on the Nasdaq Composite Index comes months after it was caught in a confrontation between a new...

US GDP grew by 6.5 percent in Q2, well below expectations | Banks News

Supply-chain constraints and labour shortages continue to temper US economic growth. The United States economy grew substantially in the second quarter but still fell...

Ride-hailing app Didi’s shares surge on report it may go private | Financial Markets News

Bloomberg News previously reported that Chinese regulators were considering serious, perhaps unprecedented, penalties for Didi, including forcing it to delist.Didi Global Inc. surged after...

MacKenzie Scott, Melinda French Gates team up on gender equity | Business and Economy News

Melinda French Gates, MacKenzie Scott and the family foundation of Lynn Schusterman awarded $40m to fund four gender equity projects.An initiative from philanthropists...

Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at funeral of Palestinian boy | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli soldiers fired tear gas, rubber-coated bullets and stun grenades at Palestinians attending the funeral of a Palestinian boy killed the day before...

Taliban admits to killing Afghan comic, to try alleged killers | Asia News

Nazar Mohammad’s body, shot multiple times, was found in Kandahar after a video showed he was abused by two gunmen in a car.The...

Malta responsible for Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: Inquiry | Corruption News

Maltese government failed to recognise risks to journalist’s life and take reasonable steps to avoid them, inquiry concludes.An independent inquiry into the car...

Blinken says nuclear talks with Iran ‘cannot go on indefinitely’ | Nuclear Weapons News

There have been no breakthroughs after six rounds of indirect talks in Vienna to revive the deal torpedoed by ex-US President Donald Trump.US...

Is the US leading a new nuclear arms race?

The US speaks of non-proliferation but is spending billions to upgrade its nuclear arsenal. Source link

Croatia celebrates joining of controversial Adriatic Sea bridge | Infrastructure News

The China-led project has angered Bosnian officials, who argue it violates the state’s access to open waters.A major European Union-funded bridge built by...

Robinhood and the rise of teenage stock investors | Business and Economy News

It was a fascination with history that led teenager Zachary Cox to stock trading. “I love history and had seen events related to the...

Heavy clashes grip southern Syria’s Deraa province, monitor says | Conflict News

The fighting started when government forces fired artillery shells towards Deraa al-Balad in tandem with a ground push.Fighting between Syrian government forces and...
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EV startup Nikola’s founder charged with misleading investors | Automotive Industry News

Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton is in federal custody Thursday, charged with misleading investors about the state of the company, which he left in September. “Trevor Milton is...

COVID plagues Haiti amid political uncertainty | Coronavirus pandemic News

Laying on her side in a sleeveless peach-colored dress, an elderly patient groaned as she gasped for air in one of the Haitian...

Hospitals in Thailand short of beds as COVID cases soar: Ministry | Coronavirus pandemic News

Thailand’s health ministry sounded the alarm about Bangkok’s dire lack of hospital beds and isolation facilities on Thursday as COVID-19 cases and deaths...