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Dow Rises on Election Day as Markets Bet on Clear Biden Win

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by as much as 331 points on Tuesday.Markets are pricing in a potential Biden victory.A contested election could reverse this morning rally.The Dow and broader U.S. stock market traded higher on Tuesday, as investors hoped that a clear winner would emerge from the U.S. presidential election and that a…

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As anger rises, thousands of Muslims protest French cartoons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Thousands of Muslims in Pakistan poured out of prayer services to join anti-France protests on Friday, as the French president’s vow to protect the right to caricature the Prophet Muhammad continues to roil the Muslim world.An estimated 2,000 worshippers celebrating the Mawlid, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, took…

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Grab says Q3 revenue rises to more than 95% of pre-pandemic levels

SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Singapore-based Grab, which has evolved from a ride-hailing app operator to a one-stop shop for services such as food delivery and insurance, said on Thursday its third-quarter group revenue had risen to more than 95% of pre-COVID-19 levels.“Our business recovery continues steadily, with Q3 group revenues climbing to over 95%…

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Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,910.56 an ounce at 3:37pm, New York time, after falling as much as 0.5 percent.Gold rose on renewed optimism for a preelection aid package in the U.S., while the dollar fell to a one-week low. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being…

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P&G Rises as It Reports Broad Growth, Raises 2021 Forecast

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Dow rises for the first time in four days, jumps 200 points after big beat on September retail sales

The Dow Jones Industrial Avergae rose on Friday for its first daily gain in four sessions as traders cheered strong U.S. consumer data to end a volatile week. The Dow traded 150 points higher, or 0.5%. The S&P 500 gained 0.2% and the Nasdaq Composite hovered around the flatline as Amazon shares slipped 1.2%. The…

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Dow rises 150 points, heads for best week since August as investors monitor stimulus talks

U.S. stocks rose on Friday to end a strong week as Wall Street continued to search for clarity surrounding a new potential stimulus bill.The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 150 points higher, or 0.5%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% and 1.2%, respectively. The major averages hit their session highs after President Donald…

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New York Surge Rises; Third Senator Tests Positive: Virus Update

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Dow rises 329 points, but major indexes record losses for September

Sept. 30 (UPI) — U.S. markets rose on Wednesday amid rising hopes for another round of COVID-19 economic stimulus but still ended the month of September with losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the day up 329.04 points, or 1.2%, after rising 573 points at its session high earlier in the day. The S&P…

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Death toll rises as wildfires ravage US West Wing

The death toll from wildfires that have ravaged the United States’ West Coast has risen to 33 as the National Weather Service has issued a “red flag warning” amid high winds and dry conditions in Oregon and some California counties. Authorities said the conditions are expected to “contribute to a significant spread of new and…