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Sunday July 3rd, 2022 8:27PM

AP Business - Economy

German economy shrank 0.7% in 4th quarter as COVID resurged
Official figures show that the German economy shrank by 0.7% in last year’s fourth quarter amid a resurgence in coronavirus infections and new restrictions
5:04AM ( 5 months ago )
UN labor group says 1.6M jobs lost in Myanmar in 2021
The International Labor Organization says about 1.6 million jobs were lost in Myanmar in 2021, with women suffering the biggest setbacks as work in factories, tourism and construction dwindled amid the pandemic and a military takeover
4:50AM ( 5 months ago )
Germany: Brexit pushed exports to UK down 2.5% last year
Official figures show that German exports to the U.K. dropped another 2.5% last year, the first full year of Brexit, following a huge decline in 2020 in the first stage of the coronavirus pandemic
2:47AM ( 5 months ago )
Asian stocks advance after Wall Street sinks for third day
Asian stock markets are higher as traders look ahead to data on U.S. employment costs that might influence Federal Reserve decisions on planned interest rate hikes
12:17AM ( 5 months ago )
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street sinks for third day
Asian stock markets are mixed as traders look ahead to data on U.S. employment costs that might influence Federal Reserve decisions on planned interest rate hikes
11:25PM ( 5 months ago )
Biden says Russian invasion in Feb. 'distinct possibility'
The White House says President Joe Biden warned Ukraine's president on Thursday that there is a “distinct possibility” Russia could take military action against Ukraine in February
7:31PM ( 5 months ago )
N. Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border
After spending two years in a strict lockdown while COVID-19 spread around the world, North Korea is apparently easing its severe border controls to nurse a desperately broken economy
7:24PM ( 5 months ago )
Visa profits rise 27% as pandemic wanes and economies open
Visa’s fiscal first-quarter profits rose 27%, as improving economies worldwide as well as more people using digital payments helped lift the company’s fortunes
6:40PM ( 5 months ago )
Honduras' new president sworn in amid congressional impasse
Xiomara Castro has been sworn in as Honduras’ first female president amid a sea of waving flags in the national stadium
6:20PM ( 5 months ago )
Ukraine crisis updates: What to know as tensions rise
The United States and NATO have made no concessions to the main Russian demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine
6:18PM ( 5 months ago )