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Russia has massed more than 94,000 troops near Ukraine's borders and may be gearing up for a large-scale military offensive at the end of January, Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov told parliament on Friday, citing intelligence reports. Reznikov said Ukraine would not do anything to provoke the situation but was ready to fight back if Russia launched an attack. Ukraine and its NATO allies have sounded the alarm about Russian troop movements near Ukraine's borders this year, sparking worries that a simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine could erupt into open war.
The strongest inflation pressures in at least 23 years crimped the recovery of British services companies from the COVID-19 pandemic in November and dented optimism for the coming year, a survey showed on Friday. The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 58.5 in November from 59.1 in October, revised down slightly from a preliminary "flash" reading of 58.6. The survey's gauges of costs paid by services companies and prices they charged to customers hit their highest levels since records started in 1998, which some Bank of England officials may view as backing the case for an interest rate hike on Dec. 16 at its next policy announcement.
Clothing giant Adidas Originals has become the latest global name to embrace the metaverse through a collaboration with Bored Ape Yacht Club, Punks Comic and NFT collector ‘gmoneyNFT‘.
Weibo, China's Twitter, has priced its Hong Kong shares at HK$272.80, joining a number of mainland Chinese companies rushing to list closer to home. The company, 44.4 per cent owned by Sina Corp and 29.6 per cent by Alibaba Group Holding, will start trading on Wednesday under the stock code 9898 on Hong Kong stock exchange's main board, it said in a filing on Thursday night. It expects the total proceeds from the secondary listing to reach HK$1.5 billion (US$193 million), sharply lower than the
China should chase "all possible cooperation" with its Asia-Pacific and European trading partners to counter pressure from the US, which has recently doubled down on building a Western front against Beijing, says a Chinese think tank. The country should strengthen its global trade and investment landscape on all fronts to reduce dependence on the US, according to a report issued on Wednesday by the Beijing-based Chongyang Institution for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China. "US conta
Cash-strapped property developer China Aoyuan Group has failed to meet creditors' demands for the payment of US$651 million in debt following recent credit rating downgrades. Its stock fell 7.4 per cent to HK$1.87 as trading got under way on Friday. The non-payments may trigger other creditors to request accelerated debt repayment, as permitted under agreements entered into by the company. "Given the liquidity issues faced by the group, there is no guarantee that the group will be able to meet i
Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday morning as concerns about Chinese companies being kicked off American stock exchanges delivered a punch to technology giants, compounded by Didi Global's move to delist from New York. The Hang Seng Index retreated 0.7 per cent to 23,612.43 at noon local time, reversing two days of gains and putting it on track for a weekly loss of 0.9 per cent. The setback stemmed from the Hang Seng Tech Index sliding 2.3 per cent to close to a record low. China's Shanghai Composi
Emerging market stocks and currencies retreated on Friday in cautious trade ahead of key U.S. employment data, but were set for strong weekly gains on hopes that the impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant would be limited. Turkey's lira lagged its peers, sinking 1% after annual inflation rose more than expected in November to a three-year high of 21.31%. The lira was set to lose about 9.7% this week, following the appointment of a new finance minister and President Tayyip Erdogan's recommitment to keep interest rates low.
Dublin, Dec. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Market (by Component, Application, End-user & Region): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global AI in healthcare market is forecasted to record a value of US$22.68 billion in 2025, progressing at a CAGR of 35.59%, for the duration spanning 2021-2025. Factors such as rising utilization of robots for surgical and rehab
Singapore paddler Feng Tianwei is still eager to keep pace with the rest of the table tennis world, even as many of her contemporaries have already hung up their bats.
Healthcare ERP Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Function (Finance And Billing, Inventory And Material Management), By Deployment (On-premises, Cloud), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028New York, Dec. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Healthcare ERP Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Function, By Deployment, By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p06187939/?utm_source=GNW He
DUBLIN, December 03, 2021--The "Europe Meat Substitute Market by Product Type, Source, And Category: Regional Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
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Dublin, Dec. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) - Competitive Landscape in 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The "Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) - Competitive Landscape in 2021" combines data from the Pharma Intelligence Center with in-house analyst expertise to provide a competitive assessment of the disease marketplace.CD-19 and CD-20 inhibitors are a major focus of drug developers. There are 387 drugs in the pipeline,
China’s national men’s soccer team has replaced Li Tie as head coach with the country struggling to qualify for next year’s World Cup. The Chinese Football Association said Friday that Li had resigned and was being replaced by fellow former national team player Li Xiaopeng. China is fifth in a six-team World Cup qualifying group with five points from six games.
On Friday the German met the media for the first time since taking over as interim manager until the end of the season.
North America Amber Glass Packaging Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Dietary Supplements, Pharmaceuticals), By Product (Bottles, Containers & Jars), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2028New York, Dec. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "North America Amber Glass Packaging Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application, By Product, By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2020 - 2028" - https://www.reportlinker.
Work is under way to arrange a video call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden, the Kremlin said on Friday, a day after their top diplomats met to discuss the Ukraine crisis. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Russia and the United States' positions diverged on many points after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met for talks in Stockholm. Blinken warned Moscow of the "severe costs" Russia would pay if it invaded Ukraine, urging Lavrov to seek a diplomatic exit from the crisis.
President Biden may sign the bill to avert a government shutdown, more Omicron cases have been found in the U.S. and more news to start your Friday.