Finance

by | January 09, 2021 | 10:02

Before the recession, weekly jobless claims typically numbered around 225,000. That's an increase of 919 new claims and 8,975 ongoing claims compared to the previous week of December 20-26. Some of the traditional retail jobs also appear to have migrated into shipping and warehousing as shoppers moved online . The first allowable week of the $300 supplemental benefit is the week ending January 2 , 2021.

by | January 09, 2021 | 06:55

Jeep welcomes the new year with a bang with the launch of an all-new model. Notably, Jeep India has recently confirmed that this generation of the Grand Cherokee will be locally assembled in India by 2022. There's also an Aero mode that drops the right height by 0.8 inches when compared to the normal setting. As we expected, the exterior design of the Grand Cherokee L is quite a bit different than the Grand Cherokee we're familiar with.

by | January 09, 2021 | 05:47

In Chennai , the petrol price now is Rs 86.96 a litre, a shade lower than historic high level of Rs 87.33 a litre. Diesel is being sold in Noida at Rs 74.82 per litre, in Patna diesel Rs 79.51 per litre, in Ranchi one litre of diesel is priced at 78.72 and in Lucknow diesel is sold at Rs 74.74.

by | January 08, 2021 | 23:45

With the pandemic, the sales made by e-commerce sites has increased exponentially. Since Amazon Air's launch in 2016, Amazon has invested hundreds of millions of dollars and created thousands of new jobs at Amazon Air locations across the U.S.

by | January 08, 2021 | 20:49

On the demand side, it said real GDP in 2020-21 has been supported by an estimated increase in Government Consumption Expenditure by 5.8 per cent. In the manufacturing sector, electricity sector is estimated to register a growth of 2.7 per cent, the data showed .

by | January 08, 2021 | 20:39

The November increase in the goods and services deficit reflected an increase in the goods deficit of $5.0 billion to $86.4 billion and a decrease in the services surplus of less than $0.1 billion to $18.2 billion. There was a marginal reduction of 0.8% in India's exports last month but its monthly exports of $26.9 billion were more than the total annual exports of Pakistan.

by | January 08, 2021 | 19:11

With the Foxconn deal in place, Byton now hopes to start producing its technology-packed M-Byte vehicle by the first quarter of 2022. The deal is good news for Byton, the Chinese startup that had hoped to put its first vehicle, an SUV called the M-Byte, into production in mid-2020.

by | January 08, 2021 | 16:19

CNBC also pointed out that this "is a dramatic financial turnaround for the famed entrepreneur who just 18 months ago was in the headlines for Tesla's rapid cash burn and his personal leverage against the company's stock". "How unusual", Musk tweeted in response to the news Thursday morning. The latest surge means the company is worth more than General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen combined.

by | January 08, 2021 | 14:30

A Democratic victory in both races could tip control of the Senate away from Republicans, but both contests are very tight and the results may not be immediately known, which could lead to a repeat of the chaotic vote re-counts after the US presidential election past year.

by | January 08, 2021 | 13:34

David Perdue , a six-year incumbent. To be sure, a narrow win out of 4. 4 million votes involves plenty of variables. Notably, it wasn't just in metro Atlanta, but also in rural and small-town counties across South Georgia, where Black turnout has historically lagged.

by | January 08, 2021 | 10:44

The UK and the USA are experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases, with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a nation-wide lockdown until at least mid-February. "International borders will be opened when global arrivals do not pose a risk to Australians", McCormack added. He added that the Australian Government is working on travel arrangements with countries, such as New Zealand, that have low community infections.

by | January 08, 2021 | 10:21

While the sale of BEVs had topped the 50% mark in some months throughout 2020, it was the first time that fully electric cars outsold the combined volume of models containing internal combustion engines for a year as a whole. "We're definitely on track to reach the 2025 target", said Øyvind Thorsen, OFV's CEO. "This is an extremely positive trend", Christina Bu, secretary general of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, said.

by | January 08, 2021 | 07:09

On the year, United Kingdom crude plummeted as much as 21.5 per cent, while US WTI had shrugged off 20.5 per cent. Though far lower than the prices seen at the start of 2020, crude was well up on the lows seen a year ago, particularly in March, when Moscow and Riyadh embarked on a brief but intense oil price war that caused prices to plummet.

by | January 06, 2021 | 10:31

On Jan 1, 2021, Bitcoin reached it's all time high surpassing its previous record in 2017 bull market. Traders said bitcoin's drop todya was not unusual for the volatile asset, whose wild price swings have in part prevented it from becoming widely used as a currency.

by | January 05, 2021 | 23:06

Earlier in the year, Tesla managed to ramp up deliveries of the Model Y just as the pandemic hit in the U.S. With a centralized delivery system rather than hundreds of franchised dealerships, it quickly established new protocol in a "touchless delivery" method that shook off the paperwork via the Tesla app.

by | January 05, 2021 | 07:21

China Unicom and China Mobile said they're reviewing ways to protect the companies' "lawful rights". "The biggest downside for investors would be the loss of transparency from SEC filings". The nation's oil majors including CNOOC also fell on concerns they will be targeted next for delisting in the US . China Telecom and China Unicom's market capitalisation in the United States remained at 800m RMB (123.7m USD) and 1.2bn RMB (185.6m USD), respectively, the CSRC said.

by | January 05, 2021 | 02:24

Google has been struck by scandals, including over sexual harassment of staff, which prompted a walkout in 2018. Of course, our employees have protected labor rights that we support. Just last month , federal official said Google had violated labor law when it fired two employees involved in labor organizing. Unions can be federally certified when a majority of a workplace votes to support one in an election held by the National Labor Relations Board.

by | January 04, 2021 | 23:26

When the outage initially occurred, Slack stated it was affecting messaging and causing connection issues. It's not just you experiencing issues with Slack. Whereas Slack outages pre-2020 could be remedied by a walk across the room to a co-worker's desk, it's not so for most in 2021. According to Salesforce, combining Slack with its Customer 360 platform will be transformative for the industry.

by | January 04, 2021 | 23:24

Argentina also licensed the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, as well as India, on Sunday, which will allow the country of 1.3 billion people to start one of the largest vaccination campaigns in the world. AstraZeneca previously said a dosing regimen spaced up to 12 weeks apart was safe and effective in clinical trials: "The authorization recommends two doses administered with an interval of between 4 and 12 weeks".

by | January 04, 2021 | 18:52

Bitcoin trading volume was over $49 billion, which is more than 13% more than on Jan.1. Bitcoin advanced more than 300 per cent in 2020, and with the latest leg higher has added more than 50 per cent since crossing $20,000 just two weeks ago.

by | January 04, 2021 | 15:55

On Sunday there were almost 55,000 new cases and in total more than 75,000 people in the country have died with COVID-19 during the pandemic - the second highest toll in Europe. Much of England is already under the toughest level of restriction set out in a four-tier system of regional regulations created to stop the spread of the virus and protect the national healthcare system.

by | January 04, 2021 | 14:56

Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday that he was in the process of "reclaiming" his French identity. Stanley Johnson, Boris Johnson's father, is a former member of the European Parliament who voted to remain in the bloc in Britain's 2016 EU referendum.

by | January 04, 2021 | 10:32

He said, "So proud of the Tesla team for achieving this major milestone! ". Recently, the company announced its sales figures for a year ago. To reach 500,000, Tesla would have had to shatter the record and deliver 181,650 vehicles from October to December.

by | January 03, 2021 | 11:56

Microsoft says the attacker couldn't modify anything on the source code they accessed, as the account that was used by them didn't have such permissions. But Microsoft didn't know the hackers viewed the firm's source or the extremely private DNA of proprietary software. Microsoft , however, assured that these accounts did not have the required privilege to be able to make changes to the source code , something that would have been catastrophic had it actually happened.

by | January 03, 2021 | 05:58

Stay-at-home orders will continue for residents north of the Narrabeen Bridge in the northern beaches until at least 9 January, while people in the southern half of the region will have the same restrictions as the rest of Greater Sydney. Mandatory mask restrictions are in place for many venues across Greater Sydney as NSW works to contain COVID-19 outbreaks while avoiding harsh lockdown measures.