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Updated: 2021-04-23 10:18
Stock futures point to a market rebound after concerns over capital gains tax hike prompted sell-off
Futures rose in early morning trade on Friday as investors prepared to end a down week for equities.
Euro zone's economic recovery gathers pace in April with France returning to growth
Business activity in the euro zone expanded again in April, preliminary data showed on Friday, providing some positive momentum for the second quarter.
Over $200 billion wiped off cryptocurrency market in a day as bitcoin plunges below $50,000
Bitcoin and other digital currencies plunged on Friday as U.S. President Joe Biden's proposed capital gains tax hike led to a wave of selling.
Here are the highest-paying companies in the UK in 2021, according to Glassdoor
Jobs website Glassdoor ranks the highest-paying companies in the U.K. in 2021.
India reports more than 330,000 new Covid cases, setting a fresh global record
As of Friday, India has reported more than 4 million cases in April and at least 24,452 people have died.
India reports record single-day jump in Covid cases, with more than 314,000 new infections
So far in April, India has reported more than 3.78 million new cases and over 22,000 deaths.
Singapore names new finance minister in cabinet reshuffle after setback in leadership succession
Lawrence Wong, current education minister and second finance minister, will helm the finance portfolio from May 15, the prime minister's office said on Friday.
Climate expert calls on China and Japan to end financing of coal plants in poorer nations
Rachel Kyte, who served as a special representative of the U.N. secretary-general, says "coal has no place in the race to net-zero" carbon emissions by 2050.
Op-ed: Germany´s new political star is poised to deliver on Merkel’s original promise
As of 2022, the Greens' Annalena Baerbock is guaranteed to be Germany's most powerful female politician.
China could save $1.6 trillion by replacing coal with clean energy, report finds
There's huge economic incentive for China to move away from coal, according to a report by financial analytics company TransitionZero.
China's fintech giants are hitting roadblocks in planned listings at home
Financial technology stock listings were explicitly discouraged on Shanghai's STAR Market in a recent regulatory watchdog announcement.
Tesla branded as 'arrogant' in China as pressure mounts on the electric carmaker
Tesla has been a poster child for China's efforts to demonstrate it's letting more foreign businesses operate in its market. But with success comes scrutiny.
Automakers show off flying cars in Shanghai — but Warren Buffett-backed BYD stays clear
While some businesses see a future for electric cars in the skies, Chinese automaker and battery company BYD is sticking to ground vehicles for now.
China's best-selling, GM-backed electric car brand launches a mini convertible
The electric car is the latest from the popular Hongguang Mini EV line developed by GM's joint venture with Wuling Motors and state-owned SAIC Motor.
Surging Covid cases globally send medical supplier stocks higher in Singapore
The Singapore-listed shares of Top Glove, the world's largest medical glove maker, have risen 18.4% so far this month.
Here’s what countries pledged on climate change at Biden’s global summit
The pledges by U.S. allies and adversaries at the global climate summit come shortly after Biden vowed to reduce U.S. emissions by at least 50% by 2030.
Tesla cars can drive with nobody in the driver's seat, Consumer Reports engineers find
Consumer Reports said Thursday that in testing this week it found it could "easily" get a 2020 Tesla Model Y to drive "even with no one in the driver's seat."
Biden to propose capital gains tax of 39.6% to fund education and child care, reports say
Biden will seek an increase in the tax on capital gains to 39.6% for those Americans earning more than $1 million, according to reports.
Top U.S. general in Middle East worried about potential collapse of Afghan military after troop withdrawal
Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, is concerned that the Afghan military will collapse after American and other foreign troops leave.
Senators push to secure U.S. drug supply chain after disruptions during Covid-19 pandemic
The U.S. faced shortages for drugs used to treat Covid-19 patients during the pandemic as demand surged but supply.
Intel revenue and profit drop slightly from last year
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced earlier this month that the company plans to invest $20 billion in new microchip manufacturing plants.
Shortage of semiconductors, dubbed the 'new oil,' could dent GDP growth, boost inflation
Economic growth could slow, and inflation is likely to see at least a momentary bump higher as the semiconductor shortage escalates, economists say.
Dow closes more than 300 points lower following reports of Biden eyeing capital gains tax hike
Growth stocks, which could come under selling pressure on higher capital gains taxes, led the intraday decline on Thursday.
China's Xi calls for international collaboration to reduce global carbon emissions at U.S.-led summit
Xi's remarks followed opening remarks from U.S. President Joe Biden and his administration, and the U.N. secretary general.
Apple's $29 AirTag is a coin-sized tracker that helps you find lost things — here's how it works
CNBC's Todd Haselton tries out Apple's AirTag, a metal tracker you can attach to your items to keep track of them.
New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people
Scientists at Texas A&M say they've detected a new Covid-19 variant that shows signs of causing more severe illness and appears to be resistant to antibodies.
Rich countries are refusing to waive the rights on Covid vaccines as global cases hit record levels
The landmark proposal, which was jointly submitted by India and South Africa in October, has been backed by more than 100 mostly developing countries
European Super League: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says plans are not 'dead' despite withdrawals
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists the European Super League is not "dead."
Credit Suisse says this could be the beginning of a 'multi-decade' opportunity for clean energy
Phineas Glover of Credit Suisse says countries that have set targets to reach carbon neutrality now account for more than 60% of emissions.