North Korea condemns US sending main battle tanks to Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister, accused the US of waging a “proxy war” against Russia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s influential sister has condemned the United States’ decision to supply Ukraine with advanced main battle tanks to help fight Russian forces. Moscow. Kim Yo Jong’s remarks on Friday underlined North Korea’s … Read more

Western allies deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: senior diplomat

CNN — Western countries will supply more than 300 tanks to Ukraine, Kiev’s ambassador to France said on Friday. “As of today, numerous countries have officially confirmed their agreement to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Vadym Omelchenko told French TV channel and CNN-affiliated television BFM. He did not specify which countries would supply the … Read more

This is the real reason why American Express gives out such big rewards

Armed with impressive rewards and a loyal customer base, AmEx is a giant in the credit card industry. The company’s revenue is up more than 32% since 2017, adjusted for inflation, and the company’s stock has shown resilience and growth in a tumultuous market. “Discount revenue,” or fees charged to merchants who accept their cards, … Read more

Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza, fear of escalation after Jenin raid | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel has launched several airstrikes on the blockaded Gaza Strip, a day after Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians — including an elderly woman — in the Jenin refugee camp. Local sources in Gaza told Al Jazeera that Israeli warplanes struck the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the center of the area, with at least 13 strikes … Read more

Stock futures are trading lower after the Dow posts a five-day profit streak

A trader works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, January 26, 2023. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Stock futures fell Friday morning as investors looked forward to earnings and economic reports due later in the day. Futures linked to the Dow Industrial Average fell 42 points, or … Read more

Stock futures are trading lower after the Dow posts a five-day profit streak

A trader works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, January 26, 2023. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Stock futures fell Friday morning as investors looked forward to earnings and economic reports due later in the day. Futures linked to the Dow Industrial Average fell 42 points, or … Read more

Wagner group: US introduces new sanctions against Russian mercenary group

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Thursday designated the Wagner Group, a Russian private mercenary organization heavily involved in the war in Ukraine, as a major transnational criminal organization, imposing a slew of sanctions on a transnational network that supports it. The U.S. State Department simultaneously announced a number of sanctions designed to “target … Read more

S&P 500 Rises After Strong GDP Report, Nasdaq Jumps Nearly 1% on Tesla Results

The Nasdaq Composite rose Thursday as fourth-quarter gross domestic product beat expectations and investors analyzed the latest string of corporate earnings. The tech-heavy index rose 0.8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 23 points, or 0.1%, higher. The S&P 500 rose 0.4%. GDP data released Thursday shows the economy grew at an annualized rate … Read more

Maria Branyas Morera, 115, is the world’s oldest person

CNN — She has survived the horrors of two world wars, a civil war and two global pandemics. US-born Maria Branyas Morera has been named the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records (GWR), following the death of French nun Sister André earlier this month at the age of 118. Morera has spent the past … Read more

Asia-Pacific Markets, Trade Data, Bank of Japan

Hyundai reports great profit in the fourth quarter Hyundai Motor posted net profit of 1,710 trillion won ($1.4 billion) for the fourth quarter ended December, up 143.8% year-on-year. Despite the great results, the reading was still shy of Refinitiv’s forecast of 2.5 trillion won net profit. The figure also marks a 21.1% growth compared to … Read more