Thursday July 20-th, 2017

China says launch of Long March-5 Y2 China says launch of Long March-5 Y2 "unsuccessful"

The lift-off of Long March-5 Y2 occurred at 7:23 pm (1123 GMT) on Sunday. The rocket was supposed to transport the Shijian-18 satellite which would have been pivotal in boosting internet access and accessing an increased number of television channels...

United Kingdom economy grows by 0.2 percent for q1 United Kingdom economy grows by 0.2 percent for q1

The latest growth estimate from the Office for National Statistics was unrevised but confirmed the slowdown from the 0.7% rate seen in the final quarter of previous year. However, the result was enough to give economists some encouragement that Unite...

Porsche reveals most powerful 911 ever Porsche reveals most powerful 911 ever

At the heart of this high-performance sports vehicle is a 700-horsepower twin-turbo flat-six engine. It is reserved exclusively for 911 GT2 RS drivers. It also runs the same sized wheels and tyres as the 911 GT3 RS , with 20-inch centre locking ri...

Duterte: 'I will never compromise with terrorism' Duterte: 'I will never compromise with terrorism'

Duterte declared martial law in the southern Philippines to deal with the Marawi crisis, in which hundreds of militants stormed into the predominantly Muslim city, occupied buildings, took a Roman Catholic priest and others hostage and hoisted IS-sty...

Tanker and cargo ship collide in English channel Tanker and cargo ship collide in English channel

The bulk carrier " Huayang Endeavour " has 22 people on board. An oil tanker and merchant ship had hit each other. The second vessel is also reported to have been damaged in the crash, but neither are thought to be taking on water and there was n...

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP)? Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP)?

Edgestream Partners Lp decreased its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) by 67.25% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Company has 52-week high of $17.83 and 52-week low of $14.04. The share price was last seen -2.11% lower, ...

Ancic to join Djokovic coaching team at Wimbledon Ancic to join Djokovic coaching team at Wimbledon

The Briton, ranked 126 in the world after a disappointing year, had her serve broken three times by the World No.6 in a nervous first set. "This is the kind of match situation that I was looking forward to having, and I'm glad it happened today and...

Xi warns against challenging China's authority over Hong Kong Xi warns against challenging China's authority over Hong Kong

The July 1 rally at Victoria Park takes place each year in protest of the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to Chinese rule. Charles Li Xiaojia, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd, which operates the city's bourse, has observed the city's e...

India seeks consular access to Jhadav, Pakistan hands over prisoners list India seeks consular access to Jhadav, Pakistan hands over prisoners list

India will also hand over a list of Pakistani prisoners in their custody to the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi . According to the list, there are total 546 prisoners incarcerated in Pakistani jails, of which 52 are common citizens while 494 f...

How many Wimbledons has Roger Federer won?

Novak Djokovic has won three Wimbledon titles and normally would be considered a real likely candidate for a fourth, but he has not played up to his usual standards over the past year. "I think it's very even when we put it all out on the line", sai...

India, China Standoff at border Tri-Junction with Bhutan Continues India, China Standoff at border Tri-Junction with Bhutan Continues

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang displayed a photograph of the Indian "incursion" into Donglong area. In a sharp escalation of rhetoric, China on Thursday reminded India about its military defeat in 1962 and asked it to withdraw tro...

Nike Confirms New Pilot Partnership With Amazon Nike Confirms New Pilot Partnership With Amazon

Nike Inc . (NYSE: NKE ) beat F4Q EPS estimates ($0.60 vs. UBS e/Street: $0.50) on mixed quality (GM missed, but EPS beat with a low tax rate and deeper SG&A cuts vs guidance). Community Tru And Invest has 0.08% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ). N...

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) Shares Gap Down on Analyst Downgrade Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) Shares Gap Down on Analyst Downgrade

The stock of Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) is a huge mover today! The stock of Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Gordon Haskett. Equities analysts anticipate that Pier 1 Imports will post $0.47 earnings per ...

Merkel Shift Paves Way for German Vote on Same Sex Marriage Merkel Shift Paves Way for German Vote on Same Sex Marriage

Bent on tackling trade deficits, the Trump Administration now appears to have its heart set on reducing the trade imbalance with European Union states, Germany in particular, in the hope it can open up their markets for USA firms. Germany, which pa...

Sony Will Press its First Vinyl Records in in 30 Years Sony Will Press its First Vinyl Records in in 30 Years

Sony will start making vinyl records again in March 2018. Sony Music is back in the record pressing game after announcing it will open a new pressing plant next year. Globally, revenue from vinyl increased in 2016 by 23.5% to over half a billion d...

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

The verdict also includes a financial part that requires the Netherlands to pay 30 percent of damages, a figure set up on the grounds that the odds that the victims would have been dragged from the base and killed no matter what the Dutch soldiers w...

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) Brokers Change Their Target Price On Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)

The company has market cap of $367.06 million. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average 1.64% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -2.52%. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.73%. T...

Supermarket sales grow at fastest rate in five years as inflation spikes Supermarket sales grow at fastest rate in five years as inflation spikes

He said the warm weather was likely to fuel further sales growth. This was largely driven by the recent heatwave, seeing ice cream and cider sales jump 12 and 16 per cent respectively, and the continual rise of prices thanks to inflation.

Sensex slips 124 pts ahead of F&O expiry Sensex slips 124 pts ahead of F&O expiry

The NSE Nifty traded flat on Wednesday as weakness in lenders on worries about provisioning for defaulted loans continued, while concerns of bloated valuations following a record-setting rally dampened risk appetite. Major Sensex gainers on Wedne...

Co-op Bank no longer up for sale as rescue plan draws closer Co-op Bank no longer up for sale as rescue plan draws closer

The bank - which has 4 million customers - has bonds which are held by institutions such as hedge funds as well as some retail investors. The Manchester-based bank spent the last four months in negotiations with a number of potential suitors, from ...

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