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by | January 02, 2021 | 22:53

Analysts say its dual role and greater volatility means it may fare better than gold as economic growth picks up, and that US President-elect Joe Biden's push towards clean energy is an incentive to greater use. "If real yields are going up, why would you be buying gold? " she said. Many Wall Street forecasters predict that increased government spending and a shift toward riskier assets will drag on the US currency, which touched multiyear lows in 2020.

by | January 02, 2021 | 19:36

China "will take the necessary countermeasures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies", the ministry spokesperson said, without naming specifics. The delisting is seen more as a symbolic blow amid heightened geo-political tensions between the United States and China. China Mobile , China Telecom and China Unicom Hong Kong have all been targeted by the Trump administration.

by | January 02, 2021 | 15:51

Others being developed in India are: ZyCOV-D by Cadila Healthcare Ltd in collaboration with the Centre's Department of Biotechnology; NVX-CoV2373 by Serum Institute in collaboration with Novavax; Biological E Ltd in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd in collaboration with HDT Bio, US; Bharat Biotech International Ltd in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University, US; Russia's Sputnik V with Dr Reddy's.

by | January 02, 2021 | 14:10

After the reported deaths of at least 28 dogs, Evansville, IN-based Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. has recalled dog and cat food products after tests showed levels of Aflatoxin that exceed acceptable limits. In severe cases, this toxicity can be fatal. Sportmix Original Cat , 15-pound bag. "We know that they are available at brick-and-mortar retail locations as well as through online distributors".

by | January 02, 2021 | 11:57

However, the panel held back its decisions on two other vaccines under assessment, an expert who is not a panel member told The Telegraph . For the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, India has relied on efficacy data generated entirely in foreign clinical trials.

by | January 02, 2021 | 10:18

This means that all Indians will be able to get the vaccine, called "Covishield", and the 1st shot will be provided by January 10th. The additional data and information presented by SII and Bharat Biotech Pvt. "We will probably have a Happy New Year with something in hand", he said while discussing the regulatory process as well as the participation by academicians, industry and infectious disease experts in working towards developing vaccine candidates.

by | January 02, 2021 | 04:18

We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. However, the government increased kerosene price by Rs3.36 to Rs73.65 per litre and light diesel oil rate by Rs3.95 to Rs71.80 per litre. The government is charging 17 per cent General Sales Tax (GST) on petroleum products.

by | January 01, 2021 | 11:58

Stanley Johnson said he wanted to remain a full European after Brexit . The UK has left the European Union's single market and customs union, ending almost half a century of often turbulent ties with its closest neighbours. After that, the amount of fish European Union vessels can take from British waters will be negotiated annually. He spent part of his childhood in the EU capital, where his father Stanley worked for the European Commission, and later attended the elite Eton school in ...

by | January 01, 2021 | 03:04

Some employees in NY will see a slight increase in their paychecks in the new year as the minimum hourly wage increases. But workers will see that increase for some hours worked in December, according to the release. The bump in pay comes as part of a previously-scheduled effort to adjust for cost-of-living gains - or to ratchet up toward goals like $15 an hour minimum wage, CNN reported.

by | December 31, 2020 | 17:38

Remote ID will help mitigate risks associated with expanded drone operations, such as flights over people and at night, and both rules support technological and operational innovation and advancements. "The new rules make way for the further integration of drones into our airspace by addressing safety and security concerns", FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said.

by | December 31, 2020 | 12:36

Sources close to the development told The Indian Express that the SEC has sought additional information from the companies related to their candidates. We will wait for the final approval from Indian regulators. India now has eight Covid-19 vaccine candidates, including three indigenous vaccines, under different stages of clinical trials, which could be ready for authorisation in the near future.

by | December 31, 2020 | 11:46

We continue to act to preserve lives and safeguard the NHS. It is not yet known what impact the announcement will have on West Berkshire schools. This will include primaries in 22 London boroughs, which between them have more than half a million pupils, and many primaries in Essex and Kent and some in East Sussex, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire.

by | December 31, 2020 | 06:47

Now, with this Bill, we shall be a friendly neighbour - the best friend and ally the European Union could have - working hand-in-glove whenever our values and interests coincide while fulfilling the sovereign wish of the British people to live under their own laws, made by their own elected Parliament.

by | December 31, 2020 | 06:20

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , who negotiated the $600 checks with congressional leaders only to be blindsided by Trump , who called the payments "measly", noted on Twitter that the payments would start going out Tuesday night and continue into next week.

by | December 31, 2020 | 06:14

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he found out his finance minister was travelling overseas roughly two week ago, and should have pushed then for his immediate return. Tweets made from his account while he's been away, which make it seem like he's been in the country, are also drawing the ire of people across the country.

by | December 30, 2020 | 22:52

The brilliant robots have showcased what dog-like and human-like robots can do with multi-part agility and proper guidance (software, of course). The video was uploaded in the official YouTube channel of Boston Dynamics just yesterday and has now already garnered nearly 3 million views.

by | December 30, 2020 | 19:57

More than 600,000 people in the United Kingdom have been vaccinated since Margaret Keenan became the first in the world to get that jab outside of a clinical trial. The lead researchers behind the AstraZeneca vaccine at the University of Oxford welcomed the news as a "landmark" moment. New versions are being developed just in case, he revealed , adding: "You have to get prepared".

by | December 30, 2020 | 05:17

Brent crude futures are rising $0.66 or 1.3% at $51.56 a barrel. Brent's prompt timespread is 6 cents a barrel in contango, a bearish market structure where near-term prices are cheaper than later-dated ones. crude oil stockpiles were seen declining last week, while refined products inventories likely rose, a preliminary Reuters poll showed on Monday. According to an estimation by analysts, crude stocks likely declined by 2.1 million barrels last week.

by | December 30, 2020 | 04:44

The UK has now signed trade agreements with 62 countries ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period on January 1, when it leaves the EU's trading arrangements. Vehicles drive past the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Dec. 23, 2020. The overwhelming expectation is that European Union lawmakers will approve the deal.

by | December 30, 2020 | 04:41

Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin says paper COVID-19 relief checks will begin being mailed to Americans on Wednesday. The House of Representatives on Monday passed standalone legislation that would increase the economic impact payments to $2,000, from $600 - a policy that President Trump has very publicly supported.

by | December 29, 2020 | 21:10

The SEC lawsuit had been rumored for weeks prior to the public announcement. Ripple created and sold XRP, the third-biggest cryptocurrency by market value. For instance, crypto exchange OKCoin also announced the suspension of XRP trading and deposits. Institutional investors followed suit with cryptocurrency money manager Bitwise liquidating its index's entire XRP position and prominent brokerages like OSL notifying clients that they have halted all XRP trading.

by | December 29, 2020 | 17:31

In its fastest-ever rebound from a major selloff to a fresh peak, the German gauge has surged 67% since a six-year low in March, helped by the likes of chip company Infineon Technologies AG and carmaker Daimer AG. "With (opposition party) Labour promising its support, it should pass handily", he added. Unsurprisingly, corporate news was scarce, but AstraZeneca rose sharply amid expectations that its Covid vaccine with Oxford University will be approved for use in the United Kingdom ...

by | December 29, 2020 | 17:08

Another 20 House Republicans - including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, a Trump confidant - skipped the vote, despite pandemic procedures that allow lawmakers to vote by proxy to avoid travel to the Capitol. They have threatened to tie up Senate floor procedures until he does. Asked at the end of an event in Wilmington, Delaware, whether he supported expanding the coronavirus payments to $2,000, Biden replied: "Yes".

by | December 29, 2020 | 13:26

While the Democrats can't indefinitely delay the veto override vote, they could inconvenience Republicans and further heighten tensions in the GOP over the stimulus payments. A combined US$892 billion bipartisan coronavirus relief package and US$1.4 trillion spending bill that Trump signed into law on Sunday contains US$600 cheques for individuals hit hard by a pandemic that has infected more than 19 million Americans and killed over 333,000.

by | December 29, 2020 | 13:13

The most active gold contract for February delivery fell 2.8 USA dollars, or 0.15 percent, to close at 1,880.4 dollars per ounce. However, prices came off higher levels as stock markets in Asia and Europe gained in strength, buoyed by US stimulus news and reports about a post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom.