5 Denver hotel and office projects on track to be completed in 2022 The Denver Post

Only a handful of major non-residential developments in Denver are expected to be completed this year. That’s largely because the pandemic delayed the groundbreaking for some hotel and office projects. Here’s a look at the projects that should be delivered in 2022: One Platte, LoHi Denver-based Nichols Partnership and San Francisco-based Shorenstein Properties broke ground on the five-story, 250,000-square-foot One […]

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Cathay Pacific sacks two aircrew for breaching COVID-19 rules

FILE PHOTO: A Cathay Pacific Airways Airbus A350-900 airplane approaches to land at Changi International Airport in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Tim ChongHONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong flagship carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said on Saturday two of its aircrew whom have tested positive for the Omicron variant were sacked for breaching medical surveillance regulations. Cathay said five of its […]

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Greg Smith: Financial markets and crystal ball gazing into 2022

OPINION: It’s that time again, where we reflect on the year that was, and look ahead to the coming 12 months with a degree of optimism. In financial markets land, many participants engage in the time-honoured tradition of crystal ball gazing, making big picture predictions on developments and factors that will influence markets and portfolios in the years ahead. 2021 […]

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Singapore Airlines new take on runway fashion – making use of recycled planes

Recycled plane parts from retired Singapore Airlines planes are being used in products including clothes, bags and art that are now starting to hit the market. The airline has scrapped aircraft during the pandemic, including several of its A380s, but parts and material are getting a new life under The Upcycling Project, an initiative run with education institutions and retailers. […]

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S&P 500, Dow to open near peaks after surprise dip in jobless claims

FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 28, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow were set to open near all-time highs on Thursday, extending a record-setting run as a surprise dip in weekly jobless claims reinforced confidence in the U.S. […]

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China tightens scrutiny of offshore listings in certain sectors

FILE PHOTO: A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/IllustrationSHANGHAI (Reuters) -The Chinese government will now require that domestic firms in certain sectors receive clearance from regulators before they can list outside mainland China. Currently, many Chinese companies use a so-called variable interest entity (VIE) structure to float overseas, skirting foreign investment restrictions […]

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Asia stocks, crude oil retreat as Omicron worries weigh

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks weakened with crude oil in holiday-thinned trading on Monday, as uncertainty over the economic impact of the Omicron coronavirus variant weighed on investor sentiment.FILE PHOTO: A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei January 22, 2008. REUTERS/Nicky LohU.S. airlines have cancelled or delayed thousands of flights over the past three days due to COVID-19-related […]

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Summer questions: Get fitted for the right bra and feel sexy, says Bendon CEO

Anna Johnson, CEO and co-owner of Bendon Group, on living with a Covid-19 world in the future, the importance of communicating with customers and the pitfalls of picking the wrong retail site. Q: How would you describe 2021 for your business? A: This year has obviously been hugely difficult. But I think it’s really important to remind ourselves of what […]

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New Zealand share market enters Christmas break on positive note

The Commerce Commission has preliminary concerns about Ampol’s $2 billiontakeover of service station operator Z Energy as the New Zealand sharemarket wentinto the Christmas break on a positive note. The S&P/NZX 50 Index gained 25.7 points or 0.2 per cent to 12,888.4, after reaching anintraday low of 12,862.71 in the half-day trading session. It was up 1.33 per cent for […]

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Summer questions: Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says the next phase of recovery may be even more challenging than 2021’s lockdown

How would you describe 2021 for your business? A really fascinating/interesting balance of challenges, volatility and trying to not get too distracted by factors we couldn’t really influence. Previous turbulent times has led me to believe that the best thing to do is to “try and control the controllable”. How is your business planning to tackle 2022? I’m hopeful that […]

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