Coca-Cola ‘paid scientists to downplay how sugary beverages fueled the obesity crisis between 2013-2015,’ medical journal study finds

‘We are certainly going to have to disclose this [Coca-Cola funding] at some point. Our preference would be to have other funders on board first… Right now, we have two funders. Coca Cola and an anonymous individual donor… Does including the Universities as funders/supporters pass the red face test?’ one email read.

Indian shares rise on virus vaccine hopes; auto, energy stocks gain

“Markets have been positively surprised by earnings from some of the index movers this quarter, and it also doesn’t look like we are going to see any major setback in global markets which have continuously supported domestic sentiment,” said Ajit Mishra, vice president, research at Religare Broking Ltd, New Delhi.

Diageo shares endure hangover despite COVID-19 crisis dividend growth

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UPDATE 2-UK shares surge as upbeat factory activity data lifts global sentiment; HSBC drags

Data showed British manufacturing output last month grew at its fastest pace in nearly three years, while Germany reported an expansion for the first time since 2018. Earlier in the day, China – one of UK’s major trading partners, also reported growth in factory output.

UK shares surge as upbeat factory activity data lifts global sentiment; HSBC drags

(Reuters) – London’s FTSE 100 posted its best session in seven weeks on Monday as an uptick in UK factory activity tied in with similar data from Germany and United States to raise economic recovery hopes, although HSBC’s slide after results capped gains.

India emerges as one of the top markets for content marketing jobs

Content marketing has become one of the hottest job profiles in India this year, as companies seek to devise newer ways of engaging with users. India has emerged as one of the top markets for such jobs, which include mostly marketing and social media related roles, according to a report by US-based online marketing analytics […]

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso slides on record GDP contraction; Brazil’s real outperforms

* Coronavirus may cost Latin America and Caribbean a decade -ECLAC * Mexico’s GDP falls to record 17.3% in second quarter * Brazil hits record 69,000 daily coronavirus cases * Argentina may delay debt restructuring deadline amid impasse (Updates prices) By Shreyashi Sanyal and Susan Mathew July 30 (Reuters) – Mexico’s peso fell on Thursday […]

Sharing personal data no big deal to Vietnamese: survey

Among popular online platforms, Vietnamese respondents say they find Google (81 percent) the most trustworthy, followed by YouTube (76 percent) and Facebook (72 percent). The least trusted apps are WhatsApp (18 percent), a subsidiary of Facebook, and Twitter (29 percent), both also among the least used apps in Vietnam.

World shares mixed after Asian markets track Wall St rally

Microsoft was down 1.5% in pre-market trading after jumping 5.6% on Monday after it confirmed that it’s in talks to buy the U.S. arm of TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has drawn the White House’s scrutiny. Microsoft said its CEO, Satya Nadella, has discussed the issue with President Donald Trump, and the tech […]

COVID-19: Ganduje opens up Kano major markets, adjust to lockdown relaxation days

The State Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba who disclosed this in a Monday night statement said in compliance with the federal government easing of the lockdown and after due consultations with key public health professionals and critical review of the situation in Kano, the markets, places of worship and movement of persons are now allowed […]