From Companies 11:36 am
A behavioral finance expert said members of Generation Y, also known as Millennials, appear to view the stock market as a quick fix to their debt problems, mainly college debts.
From Economy 11:27 am
A woman and her two granddaughters belonging to the Ahmadi Muslim minority neighbourhood in Pakistan have died from suffocation after their house was burned down, following an alleged blasphemous post on Facebook of a fellow sect member.
From Global Markets 9:33 am
Expect another day of hushed trading as the market continues to bide its time ahead of the mass data releases at the end of the week.
From Global Markets 9:27 am
In US economic data, the "flash" services index was unchanged at 61.0 in July, above forecasts centred on a result near 59.8. The pending home sales index fell by 1.1% to 102.7 in June, below forecasts centred on a 0.5% gain. And the Dallas Federal Reserve index rose from 11.4 to 12.7 in July.
From Global Markets 9:21 am
Australian miners are pessimistic about the future of the mining industry, which was responsible for the current economic boom of the country, in the next few years.
From Science 8:40 am
The United Kingdom is giving green and renewable energy a bigger push by converting three former coal mining land into solar farms in the East Midlands.
From Economy 4:37 pm
International health experts cautioned the global populace against the dreaded Ebola virus as it killed a Liberian doctor and infected a second medical worker from U.S. Authorities in Nigeria are likewise scrambling the possible spread of the flesh-eating disease following the arrival of an infected man into Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.
From Economy 3:39 pm
The United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised all Britons currently in Libya to leave the country, citing the ongoing and greater intensity of fighting in Tripoli and wider instability. It likewise has issued a travel ban against the north African nation.
From Economy 2:45 pm
A multi-million pound law suit is looming over Russian President Vladimir Putin's head for his alleged involvement in the uncalled and accidental downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on July 17 that claimed 298 lives.
From Economy 12:42 pm
A bar on the Spanish island of Majorca as well as the event planner that planned the bar crawl that filmed an 18-year-old British girl performing oral sex acts on 24 men has been ordered to close and shut down operations for a year.