Toronto Centre Virtual Panel Examines the Financial Stability Implications of Transitioning to a Green Economy

Toronto Centre hosts Mark Carney and Her Excellency Sri Mulyani Indrawati at virtual 2021 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group April 7, 2021, 09:00 A.M. (ET) TORONTO, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Toronto Centre hosted Mark Carney and Her Excellency Sri Mulyani Indrawati in the panel Transitioning […]

Olympus Announces Global Image of the Year Award Winners

A record number of entries celebrate art and science through microscopy Regional Winner – Americas – Justin Zoll – US WALTHAM, Mass., April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olympus unveiled the winners of their second Global Image of the Year Life Science Light Microscopy Award, an annual competition that recognizes the best in life science […]

Construction equipment makers forecast to see robust Q1 results

SEOUL — South Korea’s construction equipment makers led by Doosan Infracore Co. are forecast to have posted strong results in the first quarter, mainly thanks to their strong sales in…

Ex-top justice claims innocence in trial over alleged judiciary power abuse

SEOUL — Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Yang Sung-tae on Wednesday denied his alleged role in a judiciary power abuse scandal during the conservative administration of Park Geun-hye, who was…

S. Korea’s population continues to decline in first quarter: ministry data

SEOUL — South Korea’s population continued to decrease during the first quarter of this year as deaths outnumbered births, government data showed Wednesday. As of March 31, the nation’s registered…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 7, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.680 0.684 -0.4 3-year TB 1.181 1.181 0.0 10-year TB 2.064 2.069 -0.5 2-year MSB 0.902 0.902 0.0 3-year CB (AA-) 2.073…

N. Korea highlights role of WHO amid coronavirus pandemic

SEOUL — North Korea’s Cabinet newspaper called Wednesday for strengthening the role of the World Health Organization, saying the country should work closely with the organization to improve the health…

Seoul stocks up for 5th session on recovery hope

SEOUL — South Korean stocks rose for the fifth straight session Wednesday as foreign investors continued to scoop up local stocks amid growing hopes for global economic recovery. The Korean…

Foreign investors swoop up S. Korean stocks in April

SEOUL — Foreign investors have been on a buying spree of South Korean stocks so far this month, picking up a net 2.2 trillion won (US$1.97 billion) worth of local…

Bellwether mayoral by-elections under way in Seoul and Busan

SEOUL — Voters went to polls to cast ballots for new mayors in Seoul and Busan, the country’s two biggest cities, on Wednesday in by-elections deemed a critical bellwether for…