U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

U.S. President Biden calls for intellectual property protection waivers after Omicron discovery

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday called on nations expected to meet at the World Trade Organization next week to agree to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in the wake of the identification of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa.However, the meeting he was referring to was … Read more

Asian shares tick up on China property relief, focus shifts to Sino-U.S. talks

Asian shares tick up on China property relief, focus shifts to Sino-U.S. talks

A woman wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Japan and other countries’ stock indexes outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonHONG KONG, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, as relief in China’s property sector supported sentiment while investors … Read more

Homes Now Typically Sell in a Week, Forcing Buyers to Take Risks

Homes Now Typically Sell in a Week, Forcing Buyers to Take Risks

American home buyers are having to pounce faster than ever to clinch a deal, forcing many of them to make snap decisions about what house to purchase and how much to pay. Home sales between July 2020 and June 2021 sat on the market for a median period of only one week before going under … Read more