Economics

China's economy bounces back from pandemic with record 18.3% growth

1 minute ago   |   The Guardian

Spectacular first-quarter figures led by factories and retail spending China's economy has expanded at its fastest pace on record in the first quarter, in a sharp turnaround...
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AUD/JPY Price Analysis: Bears attack 84.00 on downbeat China GDP, Industrial Production

17 minutes ago   |   FXCM

AUD/JPY retreats from short-term ascending triangle resistance, refreshes intraday low on mixed China data. Receding bullish bias of MACD directs the quote towards...
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China's economic growth surged to 18.3% as activity revived

55 minutes ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

China's economic growth surged to 18.3% over a year ago in the first quarter of 2021 as factory and consumer activity recovered from the coronavirus pandemic
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Fed's Mester: Growth will be strong in second half of this year

5 hours ago   |   FXCM

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester crossed wires, via Reuters, during late Thursday in the US while saying, “US economy will grow by 6% or more this year and the...
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Dow Closes Above 34,000 for First Time as Strong Earnings Keep Rally Alive

6 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - The Dow closed above 34,000 for the first time ever Thursday, underpinned by a backdrop of surging retail sales, corporate earnings that beat...
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Department for the Economy seeks to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Northern Ireland Screen

6 hours ago   |   Northern Ireland Screen

COULD YOU HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE SCREEN INDUSTRY IN NORTHERN IRELAND? The Department for the Economy is seeking to appoint a new Chair to the Board of Northern Ireland...
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Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs as economic data points to strong reopening

Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs as economic data points to strong reopening

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement US stocks climbed to record highs on Thursday after weekly jobless claims fell to a pandemic-era low of 576,000. Also helping boost stocks was a strong...
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JPMorgan says it's time for US corporate taxes to catch back up with the rest of the world

JPMorgan says it's time for US corporate taxes to catch back up with the rest of the world

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Venue Summary List Placement President Joe Biden kicked off a major debate in early April when he proposed raising the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28% to fund his $4...
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Europe's wealthy are falling behind - London just dropped out of the top 10 cities for very high net worth individuals

Europe's wealthy are falling behind - London just dropped out of the top 10 cities for very high net worth individuals

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement London is no longer a top-10 hub for very high net worth individuals. In fact, the city's share of VHNW individuals dropped by 16% in 2020, according to...
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Cuba's Raul Castro is stepping down, ending more than half a century of Castro rule over the island

Cuba's Raul Castro is stepping down, ending more than half a century of Castro rule over the island

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Raul Castro is poised to step down as the head of the Communist Party of Cuba at its congress this week, ending six decades of Castro rule over the...
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New Apple Fitness+ update adds workouts for pregnant and elderly users

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Life's a Bitche as the European Union seeks to bounce back from Sofagate

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Robinhood 'experiencing issues with crypto trading,' sparking users' outrage amid massive Dogecoin rally

Summary List Placement Robinhood said on Thursday evening that it was experiencing issues executing users' cryptocurrency trades. "We're currently experiencing issues with... Read more ...

CNN's Rene Marsh Announces Death of 2-Year-Old Son Blake

CNN's Rene Marsh Announces Death of 2-Year-Old Son Blake

CNN correspondent Rene Marsh's 2-year-old son has lost his battle with cancer. On Thursday, April 15, the journalist took to Instagram to share a lengthy tribute to Blake, who... Read more ...

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Pregnant woman tries to give her husband's cat away before their baby arrives

A NSW mum-to-be put the feline up for adoption over concerns her 'cat daddy' husband will prioritise him over their first child and it would be 'easier to let it go' so she can... Read more ...

Katy Perry slams social media as being 'the decline of human civilisation'

Katy Perry slams social media as being 'the decline of human civilisation'

Katy Perry is currently the world's third most followed person on Twitter but has slammed social media as being "trash" Read more ...

Carole Radziwill doubles down on controversial take on The Bachelor's Colton...

Carole Radziwill doubles down on controversial take on The Bachelor's Colton Underwood

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