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Pakistan to start COVID-19 vaccination drive next week
Pakistan

Pakistan to start COVID-19 vaccination drive next week

  • China has pledged to donate 500,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine made by the Chinese firm SinoPharm.
  • Pakistan has so far approved two vaccines for emergency use, one made by China National Pharmaceutical Group (SinoPharm) and the other by AstraZeneca.
  • "There's going to be an accumulation of vaccines, a consortium available, there's going to be Chinese vaccines, there's going to be AstraZeneca."
Published 27 Jan, 2021 09:14pm
US crude stocks down by nearly 10 million barrels: EIA
Markets

US crude stocks down by nearly 10 million barrels: EIA

  • Crude inventories fell by 9.9 million barrels in the week to Jan. 22 to 476.7 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 430,000-barrel rise.
  • Refinery utilization rates fell by 0.8 percentage points, in the week.
Published 27 Jan, 2021 09:12pm
SAP, promising transformation, kicks off cloud computing push
Business & Finance

SAP, promising transformation, kicks off cloud computing push

  • Klein, 40, in sole charge at SAP since April, has adopted a subscription-based service model that generates predictable revenue rather than the lumpy up-front cash flows from software licences.
  • "It's much more than just a technical migration," Klein told reporters in a briefing. "They want to change how their enterprise functions."
Published 27 Jan, 2021 09:02pm
France's curfew not slowing COVID-19 infections enough
World

France's curfew not slowing COVID-19 infections enough

  • The data shows that at this time the curfew is not putting enough of a brake on the spread of the virus.
  • The different scenarios under discussion range from maintaining the status quo to a very strict lockdown, Attal said.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:24pm
Abbott profit beats on strong demand for COVID-19 tests
Business & Finance

Abbott profit beats on strong demand for COVID-19 tests

  • With the COVID-19 pandemic showing little signs of slowing, companies such as Abbott have benefited from a quick roll out of test kits.
  • Sales at its diagnostics business soared nearly 110% to $4.35 billion in the fourth quarter, nearly half of which came from COVID-19 tests.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:24pm
Brazil's foreign direct investment inflows halve in 2020
Markets

Brazil's foreign direct investment inflows halve in 2020

  • Total FDI last year was $34.2 billion, roughly half the $69.2 billion of 2019 and the lowest since 2009. FDI in December was $739 million.
  • Investors poured $6.3 billion into Brazilian financial markets in December, with $3.7 billion going into stock funds and $2.7 billion into debt funds.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:24pm
GameStop stock surge hits fourth day, hedge funds walk away
Markets

GameStop stock surge hits fourth day, hedge funds walk away

  • Short-seller Citron, a target for some of the individual traders who have helped drive huge gains for a number of niche Wall Street stocks in the past week.
  • GameStop's stock has surged nearly 700% in the past two weeks, upping the struggling video retailer's market value from $1.24 billion to more than $10 billion.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:24pm
Russian lawmakers approve extension of nuclear arms pact with US
World

Russian lawmakers approve extension of nuclear arms pact with US

  • Signed in 2010, the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) is a cornerstone of global arms control and limits the numbers of strategic nuclear warheads.
  • "The essence of the agreement is to extend it for five years, as it was signed, without any changes," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Duma.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:24pm
Paris prosecutor seeks Air France, Airbus trial over deadly 2009 crash
World

Paris prosecutor seeks Air France, Airbus trial over deadly 2009 crash

  • In 2019, French judges dropped charges against the airline and plane manufacturer over the crash, blaming the pilots for losing control of the plane.
  • French investigators found the crew of AF447 mishandled the loss of speed readings from sensors blocked with ice from a storm.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:31pm
JPMorgan to join British online banking chase within months
Business & Finance

JPMorgan to join British online banking chase within months

  • The new digital bank will also be competing with start-ups such as Starling and Monzo, which have made some headway in grabbing market share from Britain's four largest banks.
  • It launched a smartphone bank called Finn in its home market in 2017, but shut it down a year after its nationwide debut.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:31pm