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Global Markets: Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.02%. Japan`s Nikkei rose 0.25%.

23 Jul 2019 8:27 am
NASA prepares to send 'first woman' on Moon

The astronauts would explore regions of the Moon never visited before, unlock mysteries of the Universe and test the technology that will extend the bounds of humanity farther into the solar system.  

22 Jul 2019 3:25 pm
Oil prices gain as Gulf tanker seizure raises tensions

Oil prices rose on Monday amid high tensions in the Middle East after a British tanker was seized by the Iranian military at the end of last week. Brent crude futures were up 51 cents, or 0.8%, at$62.98 a barrel by 0042 GMT. 

22 Jul 2019 9:16 am
UK PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock

Boris Johnson, favoured to become Britain`s new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could agree a free trade deal to leave the European Union that would remove the need for one of the more problematic parts of a previous agreement.

22 Jul 2019 9:07 am
Global Markets: Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains

Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices. 

22 Jul 2019 8:30 am
Avengers: Endgame box office collection: Marvel's superhero saga to become highest grossing movie ever

Marvel Studios superhero saga 'Avengers: Endgame' can become the world's highest grossing movie according to the Walt Disney.

21 Jul 2019 10:05 am
Google fined for kids' data privacy breach, reaches settlement with US Federal Trade Commission

Earlier in June it was reported that Google could face fines from a late-stage investigation by the federal government into YouTube`s handling of children`s videos.

20 Jul 2019 3:08 pm