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U.S. equities post weekly losses amid rising bond yields

New York, U.S. | XINHUA | U.S. stocks declined in the volatile past week as a surge in bond yields unnerved investors who rushed to dump risk assets, especially high-flying shares. For the week ending Friday, the Dow lost 1.8 percent, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell 2.5 percent …

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U.S. equities notch best week since November

New York, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. stocks advanced considerably in the week as retail trading frenzy cooled and Wall Street expected that a slew of downbeat data could boost the possibility of additional stimulus. For the week ending Friday, the Dow increased 3.9 percent, while the S&P 500 index and …

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U.S. equities post weekly gains in kicking off 2021

New York, U.S. | Xinhua | Wall Street’s major averages advanced in the first trading week of the new year as investors shrugged off the turmoil in Washington and a weaker-than-expected December U.S. employment report. All the three major indexes finished higher on Friday after achieving their respective milestones in the …

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Africa urged to embrace e-commerce to accelerate trade

  Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | A virtual import and export conference and exhibition opened Tuesday with the Zambian government urging African countries to embrace e-commerce in order to accelerate trade. The two-day event, hosted by the Zambian government in collaboration with the private sector, is a flagship networking platform aimed …

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