30.9 F
New York
November 30, 2021

AU

Australia on alert after first probable Omicron community case

Reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Australian authorities said on Tuesday that an international traveller who was most likely infected with the Omicron variant spent time in the community as officials rushed to track the person’s close contacts and locations visited. New South Wales (NSW) state health officials said initial testing......

Upbeat Australian exports, public spending temper Q3 GDP slide

Reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Australia’s economy got a much-needed boost from strong exports and government stimulus spending in the third quarter which should have at least tempered the huge hit to activity from coronavirus lockdowns. While gross domestic product (GDP) still likely suffered its second largest contraction on record......

Asia share markets rebound from virus-led sell-off

Reuters
A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei January 22, 2008. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Asian share markets were trading in positive territory on Tuesday as investors became cautiously optimistic the new Omicron variant might......

Australia shares rebound, gain 1% as investors absorb Omicron shock

Reuters
Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray – RC19ABB37760 Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 30 (Reuters) – Australian shares gained 1% on Tuesday, recovering......

Travel sector sees recovery slip from grasp amid new coronavirus scare

Reuters
Airlines counting cost of Omicron virus variant Discovery could delay recovery by a year – HSBC Some travellers cancelling or delaying bookings Shares rebound after sharp Friday drop Nov 29 (Reuters) – Airlines are scrambling to limit the impact of the latest coronavirus variant on their networks, while delays in......

Stellantis inks deal with Vulcan for CO2-free lithium supply in Europe

Reuters
A view shows the logo of Stellantis at the entrance of the company’s factory in Hordain, France, July 7, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Vulcan to supply up to 99,000 tons of lithium Supplies to Stellantis will start in 2026 Stellantis will......

Australia banking watchdog publishes long-awaited capital rules

Reuters
The logo of the National Australia Bank is displayed outside their headquarters building in central Sydney, Australia August 4, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Australia’s banking regulator published on Monday a final set of rules asking banks......

Britain, Croatia through to Davis Cup quarters, Australia eliminated

Reuters
Nov 28 (Reuters) – Britain and Croatia booked spots in the Davis Cup quarter-finals after topping their respective groups on Sunday, while 28-times champions Australia were knocked out. Britain’s doubles pair of Joe Salisbury and Skupski won in straight sets to seal the tie against the Czech Republic 2-1 and......

Corica disappointed as Sydney struggle in front of goal

Reuters
Nov 28 (Reuters) – Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica was left frustrated for the second A-League match in a row as the four-time champions continued their inauspicious start to the season on Saturday against Macarthur FC. Corica’s side missed a series of chances on their way to a 1-0......

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

Reuters
A man takes a mobile phone picture of the windowed ceiling at a shopping mall in Sydney, Australia, July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Australia will introduce legislation to make social media giants provide details of users......

Britain beat France 2-1 in Davis Cup, Australia struggle

Reuters
Nov 27 (Reuters) – Britain beat France 2-1 in their opening Davis Cup tie in Innsbruck to move top of their group after Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie won their singles rubbers in straight sets on Saturday. Evans beat Adrian Mannarino 7-5 6-4 in a little under two hours to......

Risk assets plunge as virus fears cause post-Thanksgiving blues

Reuters
European shares on track for worst sell-off in a year Companies benefiting from economic reopening tumble in early U.S. trading Crude prices tumble WASHINGTON/LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday as markets reopened after Thanksgiving, European shares were poised for their worst sell-off in a year and......

Europe and Asia, alarmed by COVID variant, tighten borders

Reuters
UK bans flights from South Africa region, EU plans similar Variant has a protein dramatically different to original Epidemiologist wards travel cubs may be too late Israel on verge of state of emergency Parts of Europe already battling record daily COVID cases LONDON/GENEVA, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Global authorities reacted......

After shaking up nickel, China’s Tsingshan sets sights on lithium

Reuters
An electric car is charged at a roadside EV charge point, London, October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 26 (Reuters) – Tsingshan Holding Group, the Chinese firm that shook the nickel world by rapidly boosting output in Indonesia, is......

Australia says China’s ‘alarming’ actions at odds with peaceful rhetoric

Reuters
Australian Minister of Defense Peter Dutton speaks during a news conference with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (not pictured) at the State Department in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE......

Stocks slip, havens rally as new COVID-19 variant spooks investors

Reuters
Passersby wearing protective masks are reflected on an electronic board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Stocks fell and headed for their......

Australia considers diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics, report says

Reuters
Artists chat near a sign of Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, before an event marking the 100-day countdown to the opening of the Games, at the National Aquatics Centre, in Beijing, China November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Suen Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Nov 25 (Reuters)......

‘Out of control’: Small Australian firm wrongly named as Taliban hashish partner

Reuters
SYDNEY, Nov 25 (Reuters) – A small Australian medical consulting firm got caught up in an unexpected publicity storm on Thursday after being wrongly named as agreeing with Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to bankroll a $450 million hashish processing plant in the Central Asian country. A report by Afghanistan’s Pajhwok Afghan......

Asian shares inch lower as dollar marches on

Reuters
An electronic stock quotation board is displayed inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Asian shares wobbled lower on Thursday, hurt by the U.S. dollar which continued to march higher......

Asian shares on edge as U.S. bond yields rise, oil volatile

Reuters
HONG KONG, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Share markets were jittery in early Asia on Wednesday as trading was buffeted by a step-up in U.S. Treasury yields as well as volatile oil prices in the face of price-cooling moves by the United States and other nations. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More