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Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...

Ryanair says losses to be slightly less than first expected

(PA Media/dpa) - Ryanair has said it expects losses for the year of Covid to be slightly lower than first thought. Net losses are now...

U.S. jobless claims increase slightly to 870,000 amid bumpy recovery

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States increased slightly to 870,000 last week, indicating a bumpy road to the recovery...

Gold up slightly on weaker U.S. dollar

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose on Monday as the U.S. dollar weakened. The most...
Photo taken on March 18, 2020 shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivering a video speech on COVID-19, in Berlin, capital of Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged solidarity among citizens in a speech on Wednesday evening, calling the COVID-19 the nation's biggest challenge since World War II. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

Labor demand in Germany continues to recover slightly after COVID-19 slump

The indicator for the demand for labor in Germany rose "slightly" by two points to 94 points from July to August, the Federal Employment...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Wildfire containment slightly increases in Northern California

The containment of wildfires slightly increased in Northern California as tens of thousands of residents were forced to evacuate as of Tuesday, according...
File photo taken on March 12, 2019 shows operating oil pumps in Luling of Texas, the United States. U.S. oil prices turned negative on April 20, 2020. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery shed more than 300 percent to settle at -37.63 U.S. dollars per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

WTI crude futures settle slightly higher

U.S. oil prices rose slightly on Wednesday. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for September delivery settled 4 cents higher at 42.93 U.S....
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Oil prices drop slightly as demand worries persist

Oil prices fell modestly on Tuesday as soaring COVID-19 cases continued to stoke fears over weaker demand for the crude. The West...

Tanzania’s inflation rate slightly drops in May

Tanzania recorded a slight drop in its annual headline inflation rate for May, the east African nation's statistics watchdog said on Monday. ...

South Africa to ease lockdown restrictions slightly in May

After recording 75 COVID-19 fatalities, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said the country would gradually start easing lockdown restrictions from May 1. ...

Inflation Rate Shoots Up Slightly to 9.5 percent

The year-on-year inflation rate rises slightly to 9.5 per cent in April from 9.3 per cent in March on account of increases in inflation...

Ghana recorded a fall in inflation rate for march

The year on year inflation rate for March 2018 fell slightly to 10.4 per cent compared with the 10.6 per cent recorded in February...
trade protectionism

Namibia’s quarterly trade deficit to narrow slightly: experts

Namibia's quarterly trade deficit is expected to narrow slightly during the rest of the year, according to experts. Financial services firm, PSG Konsult, said this...
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Zimbabwean First Lady slightly injured in accident at airport

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe on Saturday suffered a minor ankle injury in a freak accident at the Harare International Airport, the state-run Sunday...

Australian market slightly lower after mixed day of trading

The Australian market finished lower on Tuesday, despite larger than average volumes and a big boost to the energy sector. At the close of trade,...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone Q4 GDP growth slightly revised down to 0.4 percent

The quarterly economic growth in the eurozone in the fourth quarter (Q4) 2016 was slightly revised down to 0.4 percent from a preliminary estimate...

Italy’s GDP increases slightly more than expected in 2016

Italy's gross domestic product (GDP) posted a moderate growth in 2016, slightly exceeding official expectations, preliminary data showed on Tuesday. The output...
A trial train takes a test run on the Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway constructed by China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) in Turkey on Jan. 4, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

Mexican automotive exports drop slightly in January

Mexico's export of cars saw a slight year-on-year drop of 0.7 percent in January, in part due to lower sales in the U.S., said...

Caixin service PMI falls slightly to 53.1

China's service sector slowed in January, as a private survey showed Monday that an index for the sector fell slightly after reaching a 17-month...

Stocks fall slightly over geopolitical uncertainty

An investor checks out stock movements at a brokerage in Beijing on Friday, the first trading day of the Year of the Rooster.   The...

China Posts Reduction in Unemployment Rate in Q3

China created 10.67 million new jobs in the first nine months of 2016, fulfilling the annual target of 10 million ahead of schedule, the...

BoJ Policy Review, Rate Decision in Asia Sends Gold Up

Gold rose in Asia on Friday ahead of a Bank of Japan review on monetary policy that will be watched for the scope of...
An Egyptian and a Romanian technicians working for Chinese companies in Yemen prepare to board a Chinese navy vessel in Aden Harbor, Yemen, March 29, 2015. China is withdrawing hundreds of citizens from Yemen with the help of Chinese warships, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Monday. Hua told a daily press briefing that China has already moved 122 citizens from Yemen to Djibouti. (Xinhua/Xiong Libing)

China subcontracting services growth shoots up

Chinese companies inked service outsourcing contracts worth 349 billion yuan (53 billion U.S. dollars) in the period, up 24.8 percent year on year, faster...
A night worker sleeps at the end of his shift at a market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 18, 2016. (REUTERS/Olivia Harris)

Study shows a relationship between Night Shifts and Heart Disease

The study, published in the U.S. journal JAMA, showed that women who work more than 10 years of rotating night shifts have a 15...

622,200 Portuguese were unemployed in February

Around 622,200 people were unemployed in February, according to the statement, 5,500 more people than that in January this year. Thousands of people have been...

Nairobi bourse experiences revenue surge from rising key stocks prices

Turnover increased to 7 million U.S. dollars with 27 million shares traded up from 18.7 million shares valued at 6.2 million dollars the...

Tanzania’s inflation rate falls to 6.5 percent

NBS said the decrease explains that the speed of price increase for commodities in the year ending January 2016 has decreased as compared to...

U.S. Fed Meeting sends Gold falling slightly

Gold futures climbed up early Thursday as the Federal Reserve's statement, released Wednesday, said the U.S. central bank will maintain the target range for...

Volkswagen automobile deals edge down in China

Sales of Volkswagen models dropped 4.6 percent in China to 2.63 million units in 2015. Audi sales edged down 1.4 percent to 570,000 units....

Governments 5-year cedi bond stands a little oversubscribed

Government has successfully issued its 5 year cedi denominated Treasury bond. Government was looking to raise about 516.5 million cedis but received a subscription...