21 Jun

Thousands of Commonwealth Edison customers without power as severe storms hit Chicago

Thousands Of Commonwealth Edison Customers Without Power As Severe Storms Hit Chicago

. Chicago-area utility Commonwealth Edison's (ComEd) website showed that over 34,000 customers were without power as severe thunderstorms tore through the area on Sunday night. The website of ComEd, a unit of Exelon Corp (NASDAQ:EXC), showed more than 14,000 customers were without power in the DuPage County alone in Illinois while over 13,000 customers were in the dark in the

21 Jun

Dollar Up, Holds Near Multi-Month Highs as Shock From Fed Policy Decision Continue

Dollar Up, Holds Near Multi-Month Highs As Shock From Fed Policy Decision Continue

. By Gina – The dollar was up on Monday morning in Asia, holding near multi-month highs. Investors continue to reel from a hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision that took the market by surprise during the previous week.The U.S. Dollar Index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched up 0.08% to 91.287 by 1:10 M ET (5:10 AM GMT). The index gained 1.9% dur

21 Jun

Gold Up, Boosted by U.S. Treasury Yields Retreat

Gold Up, Boosted By U.S. Treasury Yields Retreat

. By Gina – Gold was up on Monday morning in Asia, boosted by retreating U.S. Treasury yields.Gold futures were up 0.33% to $1,774.85 by 12:26 AM ET (4:26 AM GMT). The yellow metal slid 6% during the previous week in its worst week since March 2021 after the U.S. Federal Reserve sprung a surprisingly hawkish stance as it handed down its latest policy decision.The decision hinted that the

21 Jun

Theta Fuel (TFUEL): Recent Developments, Community, Future Events

Theta Fuel (TFUEL): Recent Developments, Community, Future Events

Theta Fuel (TFUEL): Recent Developments, Community, Future EventsThe effects of future updates on Theta fuel cannot be over-emphasized as the project recently soared in value.The Most prominent of the developments is the forthcoming Mainnet 3.0 update, which is slated for release on 30th June.A further milestone reached by the network is the launch of one-click delegated staking for the Theta web

21 Jun

Macau beefs up casino rules, more than doubles number of gaming investigators

Macau Beefs Up Casino Rules, More Than Doubles Number Of Gaming Investigators

. A security guard monitors thermal scanners that detect temperatures of visitors at the closed Grand Lisboa casino and hotel, following the coronavirus outbreak in Macau, China February 5, 2020. /Tyrone Siu/File PhotoHONG KONG The world's biggest casino hub of Macau will shake up its casino regulator by more than doubling the number of gaming inspectors and r

21 Jun

Exclusive-HK's Apple Daily to shut within days, says Jimmy Lai adviser

Exclusive-HK's Apple Daily To Shut Within Days, Says Jimmy Lai Adviser

. A supporter holds a copy of Apple Daily newspaper during a court hearing outside West Magistrates’ Courts, after police charge two executives of the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper over the national security law, in Hong Kong, China, JunBy Anne Marie Roantree HONG KONG -Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Daily will be forced to shut "in a mat

21 Jun

Oil prices climb as Iran nuclear talks drag on

Oil Prices Climb As Iran Nuclear Talks Drag On

. Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. Picture taken February 11, 2019. /Nick Oxford/File PhotoBy Florence Tan SINGAPORE -Oil prices rose on Monday, underpinned by strong demand during the summer driving season and a pause in talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal that could indicate a delay in resumption of supplies from the O

21 Jun

Oil Up Over Delay in Iran Nuclear Deal Revival Talks

Oil Up Over Delay In Iran Nuclear Deal Revival Talks

. By Gina – Oil was up Monday morning in Asia, with a strong start to the summer driving season underpinning the gains. The black liquid also benefitted from the pause in talks to revive an Iranian nuclear deal, a successful conclusion to which add Iranian exports to the global market.Iran is a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).Brent oil futureswere u

21 Jun

Asian Stocks Down, Impact of Surprise Hawkish Fed Policy Decision Continues

Asian Stocks Down, Impact Of Surprise Hawkish Fed Policy Decision Continues

. By Gina – Asia Pacific stocks were mostly down Monday morning. Investors turned away from the reflation trade thanks to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s surprise hawkish turn in its latest policy decision.China’s Shanghai Composite was up 0.27% by 10:30 PM ET (2:30 AM GMT) and the Shenzhen Component inched up 0.04%. The People’s Bank of China set its loan prime rate earlier in the day.

21 Jun

Asian stocks drop as Fed shift reverberates; Treasury yields slide

Asian Stocks Drop As Fed Shift Reverberates; Treasury Yields Slide

. An investor sits in front of a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China, December 7, 2018. /Thomas Peter/File PhotoBy Kevin Buckland TOKYO Asian stocks dropped on Monday as investors mulled the implications of a surprise hawkish shift last week by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while the Treasury yield curve flattened further with 3

21 Jun

Oil edges up as Iran nuclear talks drag on

Oil Edges Up As Iran Nuclear Talks Drag On

. Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. Picture taken February 11, 2019. /Nick Oxford/File PhotoBy Florence Tan SINGAPORE Oil prices nudged up on Monday, underpinned by strong demand during the summer driving season and a pause in talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal that could indicate a delay in resumption of supplies from

21 Jun

Boral sells U.S. products business after rejecting Seven bid

Boral Sells U.S. Products Business After Rejecting Seven Bid

. The logo of Boral Ltd, Australia's biggest supplier of construction materials and building products, adorns a wall in the foyer of their Sydney headquarters in Australia, November 21, 2016. /David GrayBy Arundhati Dutta -Australia's Boral (OTC:BOALY) Ltd said it would sell its North American building products business to a unit of NYSE-listed Westlake Chemica