usmilitary 0126 President Joe Biden signed an executive order overturning the Trump administration's ban on the service of transgender individuals in U.S. military. The order makes it clear that all transgender individuals who wish to serve in the United States military and can meet the appropriate standards shall be able to do so openly and free from discrimination. Biden revoked Donald Trump's order in 2017

rbi 040617 26jan21 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to explore the possibility of Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC, according to a RBI booklet called "Payment and Settlement Systems in India." CBDC's are discussed in the booklet in Chapter 25 headlined as "The Road-map." The RBI refers to CBDC as a legal tender and a central bank liability in digital form denominated in a sovereign currency.

airtravelrestrictions 0126 In an action to reduce the spread of COVID-19 through travel, President Joe Biden signed a presidential proclamation imposing air travel restrictions on incoming non-US travelers to the United States from 26 European countries in the Schengen Zone, the UK, Ireland and Brazil. In the light of the more contagious new variant of the coronavirus, South Africa also has been added to the restricted lis

wallstreet oct04 26jan21 After turning in a mixed performance in the previous session, stocks may continue to move in opposite directions in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a mixed open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 65 points but the Nasdaq futures down by 7 points.

The uncertainty on the U.S. stimulus package is a concern for the investors. The market is waiting for the two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Initial signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open broadly up. Asian shares finished broadly lower, while European...

facebook jan26 Facebook has rolled out the Facebook News feature for users across the United Kingdom, the only destination outside the United States to get the feature. Facebook News comes as a tab in the Android or iOS version of the Facebook app that will feature news from hundreds of leading national, local and lifestyle outlets.

ge jan26 General Electric Co. (GE) Tuesday reported a surge in its fourth-quarter profit. However, total revenues for the quarter dropped 16 percent from the prior year. But quarterly revenues beat analysts' estimates.

ubs jan26 Shares of UBS Group AG were gaining around 3 percent in Swiss trading after the banking major reported Tuesday significantly higher profit in its fourth quarter, driven by improved performance in all divisions, mainly asset management and Investment Bank. Further, the company announced a dividend, as well as plans to repurchase up to $1.1 billion of shares in the first quarter.

ukunemployment1 may19 26jan21 The UK unemployment rate rose to a four-year high and the employment rate continued to decline in the three months to November as the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic added pressure on economic activity. The jobless rate rose 0.6 percentage points from the previous quarter to 5 percent in three months to November, labor force survey results from the Office for National Statistics showed.

uscoronavirus jan26 In what is touted as a hopeful sign, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the United States continues to trend downward. COVID-19 hospitalizations in the country fell to the lowest figure in 42 days. 109,936 people are currently admitted in U.S. hospitals with coronavirus infection, which is the fewest since December 14, according to the latest data by COVID Tracking Project. Out of this, 20,87

merck jan26 Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Merck discontinuing its work on COVID-19 vaccines, Moderna advancing its vaccine research to defeat the emerging strains of SARS-CoV-2 virus and AstraZeneca rubbishing German media reports related to AZD1222 vaccine.

preview oct03 26jan21 The World Economic Outlook from the International Monetary Fund and the labor market statistics from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK labor market data. The jobless rate is forecast to rise to 5.1 percent in three months to November from 4.9 percent in three months to October.

Apollo Global Management (APO) on Monday announced that Leon Black will retire as CEO by the end of July, but will remain as chairman. The announcement follows after the private equity firm revealed that a probe of Black's ties with sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein had found no wrongdoing. The review...

wallstreet aug20 25jan21 Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Monday before eventually ending the day mixed. While the Dow closed modestly lower, the broader Nasdaq and S&P 500 reached new record closing highs.

wallstreet july26 25jan21 After moving sharply higher last week, the tech-heavy Nasdaq has seen further upside in morning trading on Monday. The S&P 500 has also moved higher on the day, while the Dow has slid into negative territory.

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