Nikkei sinks to one-month low on new virus variant, China tech crackdown information

Australian shares slip as tech, gold stocks track Wall Street sell-off

TOKYO, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei slumped on Friday to its lowest level in a month as a new coronavirus variant found in South Africa raised an alarm, while the news that Beijing has asked Chinese hailing giant Didi (DIDI.N) to delist from New York also soured the mood. The Nikkei average (.N225) dropped … Read more

European shares rise on positive aspects in utilities, tech; Remy Cointreau hits new excessive

Australian shares slip as tech, gold stocks track Wall Street sell-off

Remy Cointreau breaks above 200 euros Healthcare, utilities also gain ground Trading volumes thinned by U.S. holiday Nov 25 (Reuters) – European shares rose on Thursday as French spirits maker Remy Cointreau surged after strong earnings outlook, while investors bought into defensive sectors amid worries about soaring coronavirus cases across the continent. The Europe-wide STOXX … Read more

Toronto index reverses losses to shut greater, led by tech and hashish

Australian shares slip as tech, gold stocks track Wall Street sell-off

TSX closes up 94.66 points, or 0.4%, at 21,548.43 Tech sector rises 1.8%, healthcare climbs 1.7% Energy stocks buck lower oil prices to end 1.8% higher Miners lower on marginal decline in gold Nov 24 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index reversed early losses to close higher on Wednesday following choppy trading, as growth sectors … Read more

Offers of the day Mergers and acquisitions

Deals of the day Mergers and acquisitions

Nov 18 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1730 GMT on Thursday: ** Unilever Plc (ULVR.L) has agreed to sell its global tea business to CVC Capital Partners for 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion), concluding a process of reviewing and spinning off the division that took more than two … Read more

S.Africa’s Telkom weighs choices to spice up tech division

S.Africa's Telkom weighs options to boost tech division

A shopper walks past a Telkom shop at a mall in Johannesburg February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Options for IT unit may include niche acquisitions First half headline earnings per share up 30.4% Mobile data revenue growth slows, shares tumble 12% JOHANNESBURG, Nov 9 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Telkom (TKGJ.J) is considering options to boost … Read more

Coal trade didn’t present potential of unpolluted tech rapidly sufficient -WCA boss

Coal industry did not show potential of clean tech quickly enough -WCA boss

A leaf sits on top of a pile of coal in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S., September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton BOGOTA, Oct 27 (Reuters) – The coal industry was not quick enough to explain the potential of clean technologies that can give the fossil fuel a place in a sustainable energy matrix, Michelle Manook, chief executive … Read more

Canada’s Rock Tech Lithium to construct $544 million plant in Brandenburg

Canada's Rock Tech Lithium to build $544 million plant in Brandenburg

Brandenburg’s Economy Minister Joerg Steinbach attends a Reuters interview after the German state was chosen by electric carmaker Tesla as the location for building its European Tesla plant, in Berlin, Germany, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke BERLIN, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Canada’s Rock Tech Lithium (RCK.V) plans to build a converter plant in Brandenburg, the … Read more

Automakers funding new tech aimed toward making greener lithium for EVs

Automakers funding new tech aimed at making greener lithium for EVs

CALIPATRIA, Calif., Oct 7 (Reuters) – Automakers, investors and even oilfield giant Schlumberger NV (SLB.N) are beginning to embrace environmentally friendly technologies to produce lithium that could help meet 25% or more of global demand for the electric vehicle battery metal by the end of the decade. Stellantis , Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures and … Read more

Poland seeks to bolster border with new tech amid migrant inflow

Poland seeks to bolster border with new tech amid migrant influx

A view of a vehicle next to a fence built by Polish soldiers on the border between Poland and Belarus near the village of Nomiki, Poland August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo WARSAW, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Poland plans to strengthen its border with a system of motion sensors and cameras, modelling it on the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE White Home, high Democrats attain deal in finances invoice on carbon seize credit score -sources

EXCLUSIVE White House, top Democrats reach deal in budget bill on carbon capture credit -sources

The exterior of the White House is seen from the North Lawn in Washington, U.S., August 19, 2021. REUTERS/Cheriss May WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The White House and top Democratic lawmakers have agreed to boost a tax credit for industrial carbon capture projects in a deal that could help solidify support for the budget … Read more