apollofintech 081320 South African blockchain start-up Apollo Fintech has launched a National Payment Platform, a blockchain-powered national currency platform that enables a central bank to issue a sovereign, digital currency (stablecoin) for national adoption, which can be sent and received through mobile SMS and text messages.

import data 081320 Import and export prices in the U.S. both increased by more than expected in the month of July, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said import prices climbed by 0.7 percent in July after surging up by 1.4 percent in June. Economists had expected import prices to rise by 0.4 percent.

jobless claims1 081320 A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits declined by much more than anticipated in the week ended August 8th. The Labor Department said initial jobless claims tumbled to 963,000, a decrease of 228,000 from the previous week's revised level of 1.191 million.

wallstreet july19 13aug20 Following the release of upbeat jobless claims data, stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 21 points.

steinmart aug13 Stein Mart, Inc. has joined the ever growing list of U.S. retailers who filed for bankruptcy protection amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The beleaguered off-price retailer filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

uscoronavirus aug13 The United States recorded 1,490 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number in nearly three months. The total death toll in the country rose to 166027 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 56,169 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 5197377. Wednesday, Texas witnessed the state's biggest one-d

unitedairlines aug13 United Airlines said it is adding up to 28 daily nonstop flights this winter to Florida, in its efforts to manage the impact of COVID-19. The airline is increasing services to 'destinations where customers most want to fly'. The new round trip services will connect customers in Boston, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New York/LaGuardia, Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio to four popular Florida...

wallstreet aug13 The COVID-19 death count is soaring with 20,405,695 confirmed cases with 743,487 deaths as reported by the World Health Organization. The U.S. recorded 163,340 deaths. Investors might continue to react to the pandemic. Early cues from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open broadly...

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deutschetelekom aug13 Shares of Deutsche Telekom AG were gaining around 2 percent in the morning trade in Germany as the telecom giant raised fiscal 2020 outlook following the integration of newly acquired Sprint in the United States, along with significant growth in second-quarter EBIT and EBITDA AL, the key earnings metrics. Meanwhile, the second-quarter net profit declined from last year.

stockmarkets jan02 13aug20 European stocks were moving lower on Thursday as stimulus talks sputtered in Washington and investors awaited the latest weekly U.S. jobless claims numbers for clues to economic recovery. There's an atmosphere of uncertainty swirling around Congress as negotiations for the next stimulus package have...

curevac aug13 Founded in 2000, CureVac is a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative medicines based on messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) technology for the development of prophylactic vaccines, cancer therapies, antibody therapies and the treatment of protein therapies.

biotech aug13 Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Cellular Biomedicine to be taken private, delay in the FDA decision on Bausch Health's EM-100 proposed for the treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis, progress in EyeGate's MoxiGel, a combination product for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis, and anticipated milestones of Onconova Therapeutics, among others.

stockmarkets aug20 13aug20 European stocks look set to open flat to slightly lower on Thursday, with news on vaccine development and U.S. stimulus talks likely to be in focus. Asian markets remain mostly higher as regional governments announce stricter measures to combat a resurgence of the coronavirus. The dollar weakened...

preview oct22 13aug20 Final consumer prices from Germany and unemployment from France are due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 1.30 am ET, the French statistical office Insee publishes unemployment data for the second quarter. The jobless rate is seen rising to 8.3 percent from 7.8 percent in the first quarter.

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