ASX: The local market is set to start off the week with a boost after a choppy week last week.
Wall St: on Friday with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both closing lower after disappointing quarterly reports, but the Dow managed to finish the session with a record closing high for the first time since August.
The US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell discussed tapering stimulus measures introduced to help support the economy during COVID-19.
Powell said the US central bank was "on track" to begin reducing its purchases of assets.
BTC: after hitting a new all time high last week. Meanwhile, Shiba Inu (SHIB), the self-proclaimed dogecoin killer, .
Prices for the meme token have risen by nearly 50 per cent in the past 24 hours, extending the month-to-date gain to almost 500 per cent.
State of the States:, a position it has held for nearly two years and one it doesn't look like giving up in a hurry.
In the CommSec quarterly State of States report, chief economist Craig James said there is little to separate other states and territories.
The rate debate: The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is adamant the nation is not facing the same sort of inflation pressures being seen in other parts of the world which has prompted some central banks to start lifting interest rates.
However, Australian financial markets are not convinced the RBA's view will hold and are as early as next year, much earlier than the central bank is predicting.
‘Kidvesting’: If parents thought homeschooling, refereeing squabbles and feeding everyone snacks 15 times a day was enough to get their kids through lockdown, they may have thought wrong.
A staggering 270,000 children under 12 across Australia are now estimated to in their names, according to recent research by Finder.
Eat up: An intimate eatery in Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula has been named , cementing the city's status as the nation's culinary capital despite several lockdowns.
WARMINSTER, Pa., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (Nasdaq: ABUS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a broad portfolio of assets with different modes of action to provide a cure for people with chronic hepatitis B virus (cHBV) infection and to treat coronaviruses (including COVID-19), today announced preliminary data from its on-going Phase 1a/1b clinical trial demonstrating that its next gene
Iran on Wednesday accused Israel of "trumpeting lies to poison" the Vienna talks on reviving Tehran's 2015 nuclear agreement with major powers and it said all parties in the negotiations faced a test of their political will to complete the job. "Israeli regime whose existence relies on tension is at it again, trumpeting lies to poison Vienna talks," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh posted on Twitter without specifying what Israeli comments he meant.
Boston, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SVN International Corp. (SVNIC), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, announces the addition of its newest franchise office, SVN | Core 3 Commercial Real Estate. Led by Managing Director Mark Fetzer, the firm provides property management and brokerage services in Bloomington, IL and surrounding areas. Through this new strategic partnership, SVN | Core 3 Commercial Real Estate has goals to grow both their brokerage and manag
Italy's telecommunications unions are preparing to call a strike at Telecom Italia (TIM) amid uncertainty over the future of the group caught between its latest boardroom crisis and a proposed takeover by U.S. fund KKR. KKR made a 10.8 billion euro ($12.2 billion) offer for TIM last month, just before a boardroom row forced group CEO Luigi Gubitosi to step down following a clash with top investor Vivendi after two profit warnings since July. Last week, TIM placed oversight of the group's strategic assets in the hands of Chairman Salvatore Rossi, setting up a special committee to study the KKR bid.
Sophi Dynamic Paywall wins global award for Best Paid Media StrategyTORONTO, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence-based automation, optimization and prediction engine, won WAN-IFRA’s 2021 Digital Media Awards Worldwide award in the Best Paid Media Strategy category for Sophi Dynamic Paywall, its real-time, personalized paywall engine that analyses both content characteristics and user behaviour to determine when to ask a reader for money or an
REGULATED INFORMATION – Paris, 01/12/2021 MONTHLY DISCLOSURE OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF SHARES AND VOTING RIGHTS Article 223-16 of the AMF General Regulation Date Shares Voting rights Theoretical (1) Exercisable (2) 30 November 2021382,486,968510,342,794507,782,794 (1) In accordance with Article 223-11 of the AMF General Regulation, this number is calculated on the basis of all the shares to which voting rights are attached, including shares for which voting rights have been suspended.(2) For inform
A team from Argentina's economy ministry and central bank will meet in Washington with staff from the International Monetary Fund starting this weekend to continue discussions over a new program, the government and the Fund said on Wednesday. The South American country is grappling to strike an agreement with the IMF to roll over $45 billion in repayments it cannot currently make on a failed 2018 loan after years of economic, debt and currency crises. The Fund said the meetings will look "to deepen technical discussions toward an IMF supported program."
U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package in March contributed to stronger demand but is only a small factor in current higher rates of inflation, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told lawmakers on Wednesday. Yellen told the House Financial Services Committee that the stimulus package clearly boosted demand but said it was not a "fair assumption" to say it overshot the need and fueled current spikes in inflation.
An Italian parliamentary panel on Wednesday accused the Egyptian security apparatus of the kidnapping, torturing and murder of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo in 2016. "Responsibility...lies directly with the security apparatus of the Arab Republic of Egypt, in particular with officials of the National Security Agency (NSA)," the final report of the cross-party parliamentary committee said.
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When widely followed electric vehicle maker NIO (NYSE: NIO) reported its monthly deliveries for October, investors were surprised at the sudden drop versus prior months. But it looks as if the company took a step back last month in order to move two steps forward.