Archive of 23 August 2019

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

BRASÍLIA: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires in the Amazon rainforest, amid growing international pressure...

Stock markets reverse gains as China targets US imports

LONDON: Global stock markets fell on Friday as trade war worries returned with a vengeance when China said it would target US imports worth $75...

US stocks open lower as China announces new tariffs

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks opened lower Friday after China announced another round of tariffs on US goods, the latest escalation in the protracted trade...

Fed’s Powell: Will act ‘as appropriate’ to sustain US expansion

WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell stressed Friday that the US central bank will act to ensure the economic expansion continues, even in the face...

RECORDER REPORT: PSX close of day

KARACHI: BRINDEX-30 closed on the lower side on Friday at 17,067.99 points with a negative change of -352.63 and volume of 162,597,300 shares. ...

NA body summons PCB Chairman and Managing Director

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) has expressed displeasure over the absence of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor to provide power to remote areas

Today, Russia has launched an active nuclear reactor on water, which is set to journey across the Arctic, despite warnings about nuclear accidents in the...

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