Japan’s Nikkei hits 33-year high on weak yen, US optimism | Financial Markets

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Japanese stock market rises to the highest level since July 1990 after the US finalises deal to raise the debt ceiling. Japan’s Nikkei share average rose to its highest level since July 1990, buoyed by optimism over a US debt ceiling deal and a weaker yen. Shares of Japanese chip-related companies continued to outperform after AI … Read more

Putting an end to period poverty — Global Issues

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Period poverty, or the inability to afford menstrual products, is a serious issue especially in developing countries, an issue menstruating girls and women grapple with monthly and a spotlight topic on Menstrual Hygiene Day, observed annually on 28 May. “I’m happy to come work here because I meet and work with other people,” said Ms. … Read more