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COVID-19: NSW records highest ever single-day tally
- August 30, 2021 12:02 AM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights New South Wales has reported the highest number of single day infections. Most cases in the country are locally transmitted. NSW mulls to open up pubs, cafes, and restaurants once 70% of the population is vaccinated. ...Read More...
Asia Pacific markets mixed; all eyes on Powell’s Jackson Hole speech
- August 26, 2021 11:11 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
Asia-Pacific shares were trading mixed on Friday as investors remained guarded ahead of the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole symposium where Fed Chair Jerome Powell will be speaking. In Australia, the benchmark ASX200 pared earl ...Read More...
APAC markets start the week on a high, major indices surge 2%
- August 23, 2021 01:21 AM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
Equity markets in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region were rallying on Monday morning after the Hong Kong markets bounced back from last week’s bearish trend. By Monday afternoon, the benchmark Hang Seng Index of Hong Kong was trading 1.7 ...Read More...
NSW minister says he has Bell’s palsy after ‘droopy eyes’ at COVID-19 presser
- August 18, 2021 05:52 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
New South Wales Minister for Digital and for Customer Service Victor Dominello has stated that he suffers from Bell’s palsy – a medical condition that causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of facial muscles. Dominello took t ...Read More...
How will the Melbourne lockdown affect the economy?
- August 11, 2021 01:01 AM PDT | Daniel Paul Johns
Summary Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has extended Melbourne’s lockdown by another week. Yesterday, Victoria recorded 20 newly acquired COVID-19 cases from 41,571 test results. The federal government said the country would reo ...Read More...
Crude oil marks worst run in four months as COVID-19 hits demand outlook
- August 09, 2021 05:50 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
Crude oil prices are witnessing their worst run in about four months as concerns about the softened demand have resurfaced in the global oil market. The prices of Brent Crude Oil Futures for October 2021 have crashed 9.3% in the current mo ...Read More...
APAC markets open mixed ahead of RBA decision
- August 02, 2021 06:34 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
The equity markets in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region traded mixed on Tuesday morning as investors are keenly looking out for the Reserve Bank of Australia’s latest monetary policy decision. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.34 ...Read More...
What’s impeding global vaccination drive? Debunking myths about COVID-19 vaccines
- July 25, 2021 08:15 PM PDT | Team Kalkine Media
Summary Vaccination has been a game-changing tool in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 3.6 billion people have been successfully vaccinated across the globe. Rising concerns about vaccine safety have triggered countless ch ...Read More...
Worried about COVID-19? Here’s what you can do to stave off the virus
- July 21, 2021 06:33 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
In May, when India hit the second wave peak, the world hoped that the virus might have been gone for good. But the tenacious virus seems to have another plan. The virus can beat any mobile phone maker fair and square, when it comes to upgra ...Read More...
COVID-19 fears continue to loom large on Tokyo Olympics
- July 20, 2021 06:09 PM PDT | Furquan Moharkan
The fears about a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic are still weighing heavy on Olympics 2020, as officials didn’t rule out the eleventh-hour cancellation. More and more athletes have started testing positive for the virus, and spo ...Read More...