Over 4,000 flights canceled as blizzard approaches U.S. Northeast

January 27, 2015 7:02 am· Comments Off on Over 4,000 flights canceled as blizzard approaches U.S. Northeast 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 — More than 4,000 flights were canceled Monday as a potentially historic snowstorm is going to sweep across the U.S. Northeast and dump up to 3 feet (90 centimeters) of snow in the coming day.

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South China province reports two H7N9 human cases

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on South China province reports two H7N9 human cases 

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 27 — Two more human cases of H7N9 bird flu were reported in south China's Guangdong Province, local health authorities said Monday.

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LME base metals rise on Monday

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on LME base metals rise on Monday 

LONDON, Jan. 27 — The base metal prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) closed higher on Monday.

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French stock market index up 0.74% on Monday

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on French stock market index up 0.74% on Monday 

PARIS, Jan. 27 — The French stock market benchmark index CAC 40 gained an advance of 0.74 percent to close at 4,675. 13 points on Monday, up 34.44 points.

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FTSE 100 closes higher on Monday

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on FTSE 100 closes higher on Monday 

LONDON, Jan. 27 — FTSE 100 Index, British benchmark stock market gauge, Monday increased by 0.29 percent, or 19.57 points, to 6,852.40.

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Ebola deals heavy blow on Air Namibia

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on Ebola deals heavy blow on Air Namibia 

WINDHOEK, Jan. 27 — Although Ebola virus has been contained in some affected African countries, Air Namibia is counting its losses which are said to be at 50 million Namibian dollars (about 5 million U.S dollars).

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U.S. stocks narrowly fluctuate on Greek elections

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on U.S. stocks narrowly fluctuate on Greek elections 

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 — U.S. stocks were almost flat at midday on Monday, as investors were considering implications of the Greek national election results on the eurozone economy.

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Arab countries prepare to regulate capital markets: UAE official

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on Arab countries prepare to regulate capital markets: UAE official 

DUBAI, Jan. 27 — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, said at the ninth Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) regulators summit in Abu Dhabi on Monday, that harmonizing capital markets in the region was uppermost on the GCC's 2015 agenda so as to develop the region' s non-oil sector.

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Two-thirds of German ICT company to hire more employees in 2015: survey

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on Two-thirds of German ICT company to hire more employees in 2015: survey 

BERLIN, Jan. 27 — German information technology and telecommunications (ICT) industry was optimistic about its business outlook in the new year, as more than two thirds of companies in the industry planned to add new jobs in 2015, a survey found on Monday.

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China's yuan falls to lowest point in 7 months

January 27, 2015 7:01 am· Comments Off on China's yuan falls to lowest point in 7 months 

BEIJING, Jan. 27 — China's yuan slumped for a second trading day on Monday, hitting the lowest level since June 2014.

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