Friday May 26-th, 2017

Thousands Mourn Popular Indian Politician, Actress Thousands Mourn Popular Indian Politician, Actress

Security has been beefed up at the venue where people lined up to bid a tearful adieu to their " Amma " (mother) as Jayalithaa was fondly called. Tens of thousands of people gathered outside a memorial hall in the state capital, Chennai , where J...

Sensex Falls 156 Points After RBI Policy Review, Banks Hit Hard

The NSE Nifty too added 27.55 points, or 0.33 per cent, at 8,170.70. Similarly, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 26,456.21 points, provisionally closed at 26,236.87 points (at 3.30 p.m.) - down 155.89 poin...

FCA targets advisers with tighter spread betting rules FCA targets advisers with tighter spread betting rules

The FCA cited data suggesting the average client losses appear to be higher for clients that are sold CFDs on an advised rather than a non-advised basis. Shares in Plus500, which was the subject of a major FCA investigation past year, are also colla...

Starbucks sets five-year growth targets, to open 12000 more stores

For years now, Starbucks has been dipping a toe into more luxe offerings: In 2014, it opened a sprawling Roastery in Seattle where customers can drink small-batch coffee in a tasting-room-like environment. Howard Schultz , who led Starbucks as it g...

Bernie Sanders Says Trump Was DUPED by Carrier - More to Come

Trump and Mr. Pence's first economic test came in the form of Carrier, an Indiana-based company, trying to ship around 2,100 jobs to Mexico. The U.S. Hundreds of jobs were saved by Trump's tax breaks, but some say it sets a bad precedent. Even if T...

Italy PM Renzi to resign after referendum defeat

Renzi called on Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace Monday evening and told the head of state it was not possible to continue in his post, after putting the fate of his almost three-year-old center-left government on the line in the referendum vote and...

Trump continues to defend his call with Taiwan's leader

The statement added that Taiwan's President elected in May and the U.S. President-elect who was elected on the eighth of November have exchanged congratulations and noted that other phone calls were received from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Fili...

US consumers should feel muted impact from rising oil price

Since non-core Opec members have a poor track record of complying with output agreements their pledged cuts will be heavily discounted by most market participants. Cuts by these four core Opec producers total around 786,000 bpd and are the critical p...

Trump the campaign trail showman returns on 'Thank you' tour

Trump said. Carrier also said incentives offered by IN "were an important consideration". President-elect Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to step back from running his global business empire to avoid conflicts of interest, as concern over his dua...

United Kingdom growth predictions fall after Brexit

The Conservative told MPs times had moved on and his task was now "to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the European Union and match-fit for the transition that will follow". Brexit supporters questioned the credibility of the latest OBR...

Animal Fat In £5 Note 'Utterly Unacceptable', Says Hindu Forum Of Britain

It said: "We are aware of some people's concerns about traces of tallow in our new five pound note". The document says: "The new £5 notes contain animal fat in the form of tallow". The animal fat used in making plastics is usually derived from be...

Malaysian PM Leads Protest Against 'Genocide' of Rohingya

With journalists barred from the affected area, it's been near-impossible to substantiate reports of rapes and killings by Myanmar soldiers the kind of conduct that has long blighted the military's reputation in ethnic conflicts. "The fact that only ...

Will find way to let poor retain Jan Dhan deposits: Modi Will find way to let poor retain Jan Dhan deposits: Modi

If there was a fear among those who had allowed their Jan Dhan accounts to be used by others to park unaccounted cash, the PM seemed intent on allaying such anxieties. "Some people are there who point an accusing finger at me. Is it a sin that those ...

USA lawmaker introduces constitutional amendment to eliminate electoral college

More than 4.6 million people are calling for the Electoral College to make Hillary Clinton the next president of the United States - in the biggest Change.org petition ever. The Green Party's Jill Stein has initiated vote recounts in three massivel...

US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

The unemployment rate matched the lowest level since August 2007 . The jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage point to 4.6% as labour participation dropped for a second month. Experts say the current jobless rate is roughly equivalent to full emplo...

Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl submitted the clemency request. If convicted, he faces the possibility of life imprisonment. Pentagon and White House officials would not immediately respond for comment, and Bergdahl's attorney would not comment, the Times...

Donald Trump singles out another Indiana plant for moving to Mexico

The company said in a statement that under the deal, negotiated by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the state of in offered Carrier $ 7 million in incentives over a decade, "contingent upon factors including employment, job retention and capital i...

Anti-Trump electors raising money off effort Anti-Trump electors raising money off effort

A quartet of electors from Colorado and Washington have dubbed themselves the " Hamilton Electors " and are trying to convince electors from both parties to unite behind another Republican because Donald Trump is unfit to be president. Among the name...

OPEC drives Saudi supply cuts OPEC drives Saudi supply cuts

Sensex drops 329 points,ends at 26231 over global concerns Sensex drops 329 points,ends at 26231 over global concerns

Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd, "Market traded lower in the early hours of trade as RBI's unexpected move to increase the CRR to 100 per cent on incremental deposits brought banks under pressure". The BSE Mid-...

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