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Thursday July 7th, 2022 9:43AM

AP Business - Economy

Asia shares rise on optimism about easing COVID restrictions
Asian shares have advanced across the board as buying sets in after the lull of a U.S. national holiday
1:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses
The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time
10:39AM ( 2 days ago )
German leader gathers employers, unions to tackle inflation
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has gathered top employer and labor union representatives at his Berlin office to seek ways of addressing the impact of rising prices while preventing a spiral of inflation in Europe’s biggest economy
8:56AM ( 3 days ago )
Dutch farmers block entrances to supermarket warehouses
Dutch farmers angry at government plans to slash emissions are using tractors and trucks to blockade supermarket distribution centers, the latest actions in a summer of discontent in the country’s lucrative agricultural sector
8:41AM ( 3 days ago )
World shares mostly higher ahead of July 4 holiday in US
World shares are mostly higher while U.S. futures fell ahead of the July 4 holiday in the U.S. Benchmarks rose in London, Paris, Frankfurt and Tokyo but fell in Hong Kong and Seoul
5:34AM ( 3 days ago )
Data puts Turkey’s annual inflation at 78.6%, a 24-year high
Annual inflation in Turkey hit 78.62% in June, the highest rate since 1998
3:55AM ( 3 days ago )
Asian shares mixed, oil steady ahead of July 4 holiday in US
Shares are mixed in Asia while U.S. futures fell ahead of the July 4 holiday in the U.S. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney but fell in Hong Kong and Seoul
12:08AM ( 3 days ago )
With no fuel and no cash, Sri Lanka keeps schools closed
Cash-strapped Sri Lanka has extended school closures for one week because there isn’t enough fuel for teachers and parents to get children to classrooms
8:31PM ( 3 days ago )
West Africa leaders lift sanctions on 2 junta-led neighbors
West African leaders attending a regional summit have agreed to lift sanctions on two neighbors led by military governments that are now promising a return to democratic rule
5:55PM ( 3 days ago )
From one July Fourth to the next, a steep slide for Biden
President Joe Biden is set to mark his second Fourth of July since taking office, and he's finding a far different political atmosphere today than a year ago
9:36AM ( 4 days ago )