Erdogan tells Rouhani he sees window of opportunity for Iran, U.S. on sanctions

21.02.2021, 17:45

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday he saw a window of opportunity for Iran and the United States on sanctions after recent statements, adding he wanted U.S. sanctions on Tehran to be lifted, the Turkish presidency said.

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 1.39%

21.02.2021, 17:19

Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Communication, Insurance and Banking sectors led shares higher.

Bill Gates warns that manufacturing could challenge climate goals

15.02.2021, 16:09

WASHINGTON - Bill Gates exudes optimism in discussing the world’s ability to tackle climate change – until he hits on manufacturing. About that, he is worried.

Volkswagen points finger at suppliers over car chip shortage

15.02.2021, 15:08

FRANKFURT - Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) said bad planning on the part of its suppliers has compounded a computer chip shortage blighting the global auto industry, claiming it gave ample notice that the coronavirus' hit to car production would be limited.

Dollar weakens as market optimism lifts riskier currencies

15.02.2021, 14:06

LONDON - The U.S. dollar held near two-week lows on Monday, as optimism about COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and a planned $1.9 trillion U.S. stimulus package offered a boost to riskier currencies, stock markets and commodity prices.