US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — The US dollar climbed against other major currencies on Tuesday on Federal Reserve officials' hawkish remarks on raising interest rates.

Read more

Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength 

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell sharply on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened significantly in the wake of the Brexit.

Read more

Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Read more

Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 

HEADLINES:

Read more

Overweight pregnancy correlates with child's obesity — study

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Overweight pregnancy correlates with child's obesity — study 

NEW YORK, May 11 — Women who gain excessive weight or develop diabetes during pregnancy may put their kids at an increasing risk for being overweight or obese, a new US study has said.

Read more

Obama's Hiroshima visit offers chance to promote nuclear disarmament

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Obama's Hiroshima visit offers chance to promote nuclear disarmament 

WASHINGTON, May 11 — President Barack Obama should use his upcoming visit to the Japanese city of Hiroshima to announce further cuts in the US stockpile of atomic weapons, the nuclear disarmament advocacy group Peace Action announced Monday.

Read more

Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Drinking artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to infant obesity – study 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — Women who drink artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight infants, a study said Monday.

Read more

US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — While the Zika virus is wreaking havoc in the Americas, two US health experts on Monday called for international attention to another mosquito-borne disease: yellow fever.

Read more

Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600 

NEW Delhi, May 10 — Sliding for the second straight day, gold dipped below the Rs 30,000-mark by losing Rs 250 to Rs 29,850 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Tuesday, amid a subdued demand from jewellers and a weak trend overseas.

Read more

Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Brazil to temporarily let loose transgenic mosquitoes to combat Zika 

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 13 — Brazil will temporarily allow genetically modified mosquitoes to be set free to help reduce the population of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian health authorities said on Tuesday.

Read more

Next Page »