Investors are looking for clues about consumer health as the holiday shopping season begins

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Investors are closely watching U.S. retail stocks as a barometer of consumer confidence as inflation bites as the most important shopping season of the year opens on Friday. Consumer discretionary stocks, as measured by the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary sector — the group of companies that profit from retail, … Read more

The study provides a key link between the social environment and healthy brains

As people age, maintaining a positive and predictable social environment becomes increasingly important. For example, maintaining close relationships with friends and family has been identified as one of the key ingredients for healthy aging. While some declines in health, mind, and body are inevitable, studies show that maintaining a positive social environment can help prevent … Read more

Deal-hungry UAE IHC plans IPOs of healthcare and IT businesses

Pure Health’s IPO is expected to raise more than $1 billion, CEO says Tech IPO targets in Q3 with $1bn in assets It is considering an IPO of International Energy Holding next year Planning purchases this year and next year, looking for a substantial loan ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – International Holding Company ( … Read more

As recession looms, British business sends loan SOS

Loans are more expensive, with stricter terms, as banks weigh the risks Some business owners use their own money to bridge the gaps The financial crisis could deal another economic blow to Britain LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – As inflation skyrockets and recession looms, many British firms are struggling to secure affordable bank funding, increasing … Read more

A disgraced former UK health minister seeks redemption in the reality jungle

Matt Hancock was the health minister at the time of the outbreak of the pandemic Terminate after violating COVID distancing rules Colleagues from the ruling party vote for him to be brought to justice LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – The only vote Britain’s disgraced former health secretary is likely to win these days is a … Read more

What is the role of adenoviruses in human health?

With advances in molecular biology informing recent developments in vaccinology, gene therapy and other areas of medicine, human adenoviruses (HAdV) are of paramount importance in medical research. A recent review in Trends in Molecular Medicine examines the promise of HAdV, their potential dangers and future challenges. Study: Adenoviruses in medicine: harmless pathogen, predator or partner. … Read more

Analysis: Airlines reboot as COVID revolutionizes one-day business travel

The most popular airline routes have changed since 2019 – OAG Higher airfares offset the decline in travel Environmental concerns are a factor for some companies SYDNEY/CHICAGO, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Airlines around the world are disrupting schedules and introducing new flights to address a COVID-spurred trend in corporate travel for executives like Jerome Harris … Read more

China COVID curbs accurate broader business charges for Yum, maker of Nio electric cars

SHANGHAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO has halted production at its factories in the eastern city of Hefei as rising cases of COVID-19 and China’s heavy-handed response to the outbreaks take an increasing toll on production and the economy . The impact was also felt in the central city of Zhengzhou, … Read more

Fetterman’s health is in focus as he takes on Oz in a U.S. Senate debate

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman faces his biggest political test since a stroke in May on Tuesday when he debates Republican challenger Mehmet Oz in a Pennsylvania race that will help determine whether Democrats will retain their slim majority in the House. Fetterman, the state’s 53-year-old lieutenant governor, has seen … Read more

Technology sharing is a stumbling block as Renault and Nissan decide to reset, sources say

PARIS/TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Technology sharing has emerged as a sticking point between Renault SA ( RENA.PA ) and Nissan Motor Co Ltd ( 7201.T ) as the two negotiate a review of their long-standing partnership, two people told Reuters people familiar with the discussions. The French and Japanese automakers said this month they … Read more