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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm on U.S. rate cut prospects

The currencies of Brazil and Mexico firmed on Wednesday, benefiting from prospects that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon after data showed that ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm on U.S. rate cut prospects

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies firm up ahead of U.S. Fed outcome Emerging market stocks rose on Wednesday, while developing world currencies broadly firmed against the dollar as investors counted on the U.S. Federal Reserve's outlook later today to match their expectations of lowering U.S. borrowing costs....
12:26, 06/19/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of...
17:26, 05/21/2019

CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of...
22:52, 05/21/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex, stocks rise as dollar falls on Fed rate cut prospects Latin American stocks and currencies rose on Thursday as the dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was read to cut interest rates as soon as July, while rallying oil prices also helped to lift Colombia's peso. Mexico's peso hit ...
22:26, 06/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trump's Mexico threat sends peso tumbling, EM currencies slip U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on all Mexico imports put the country's peso on track for its worst day in seven months on Friday with global growth worries flaring up, but a surprise ratings upgrade saw Indonesia's rupiah surge ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

EMERGING MARKETS- Emerging market currencies slip, Turkey rating eyed Emerging market currencies slipped on Friday as investors assessed implications of the U.S central bank's neutral message, while stocks were headed for their second weekly drop in a row amid thin holiday trade in Asia....
12:52, 05/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies rise in holiday-thinned trade; Fed in focus Emerging-market currencies edged higher on Wednesday in holiday-thinned trade as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest decision on monetary policy. Stock markets were closed in most regions....
10:39, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies stronger; Mexican peso jumps 1 pct Latin American currencies ended on a high note on Friday against a weaker dollar after robust U.S. jobs data painted a brighter picture for global growth and gave the U.S. central bank more reason to stay on its dovish path. MSCI's index of Lata...
14:39, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies weaken as dollar hovers near 2-year highs Latin American currencies weakened on Thursday as the dollar hovered near two-year highs on demand for safer assets after China stepped up its rhetoric in its trade war with the United States. After Chinese outlets reported that China could use i...
16:39, 05/30/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks slide on trade jitters, currencies mixed Latin American stocks slid on Friday as investor sentiment remained fragile over uncertainty related to the U.S.-China trade deal, while currencies were mixed in the region. Global equities started the day on a strong note as investors looked pa...
19:13, 05/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies buoyed by steady dollar, China data; stocks rise Emerging-market currencies gained and shares rose as data showed China factory activity was recovering, but markets remained cautious as trade tensions continued to grow....
14:00, 06/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Tariffs, rating action hurt Mexican peso; other Latam currencies climb Latin American currencies firmed against a weak U.S. dollar on Thursday, while Mexico's peso dropped to five-month lows amid concerns over the threat of U.S. tariffs and following downgrades by rating agencies. The dollar weakened significantly i...
17:13, 06/06/2019

Traders see fading prospects for Fed rate cut Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures trimmed bets the Federal Reserve would cut rates before the end of the year after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell poured cold water on the idea....
01:00, 05/02/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks and currencies gain, led by Chinese markets Emerging markets gained on Tuesday as the Chinese government moved to support its stocks and currency, but new tariff threats in the U.S-China trade war kept risk appetite subdued....
13:39, 06/11/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, one of its senior vice-presidents....
05:52, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX firm after Fed minutes, Brazil real retreats from gains Most Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's May meeting showed members agreeing to maintain their patient stance "for some time." Mexico's peso rose 0.4%, hitting a 2-1/2 week high, before retrea...
22:26, 05/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade talks, hopes for rate cuts boost stocks Emerging-market stocks rallied for a third straight day and currencies gained on Thursday, amid signs of progress in U.S-China trade talks and signals by major central banks that they will soon loosen monetary policy....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Emerging market CDS trade volumes hit $505 bln on Brazil, Mexico - EMTA Trading volume for emerging market credit default swaps (CDS) in the first three months of 2019 rose by 41% quarter-on-quarter to $505 billion - the second highest level on record, according to a survey of 13 major dealers released on Wednesday....
17:26, 06/12/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging shares, FX dip after China warns on rare earth supply Emerging market stocks and currencies fell on Wednesday as new headlines about the U.S.-China trade dispute pressured markets, while uncertainty about cabinet appointments added to the South African rand's woes....
12:39, 05/29/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks stall as Huawei sanction revives trade fears Trade worries kept emerging market stocks under pressure on Thursday after the Trump administration hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, adding strain to the nations' already fraught relationship....
11:13, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, FX dip on trade worries; rand at 2-mth low Emerging market currencies weakened on Tuesday against a stronger dollar, and an index of developing market stocks also fell amid signs that a U.S.-China trade deal may not be struck as soon as hoped....
12:00, 05/28/2019

White House stands firm on Monday deadline for Mexico tariffs: spokeswoman The White House is standing firm on its position that Mexico must make take significant new steps to halt the surge of Central American migrants by Monday, or face tariffs on its exports to the United States, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursda...
01:26, 06/07/2019

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
07:39, 06/05/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade tensions pressure emerging markets; Mexican peso leads FX lower Emerging market shares and currencies fell on Thursday on renewed growth and trade tensions after U.S. President Donald Trump said not enough progress was being made in talks with Mexico aimed at averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
16:26, 05/24/2019

Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years....
07:39, 06/04/2019

Black Unemployment Rate for April 90 Percent Higher Than US Rate Overall Headlines have been heralding the nation’s having the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years, but the jobless rate for black people is almost 90 percent higher than the national rate and higher than every other racial demographic in the nation....
02:00, 05/07/2019

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
13:26, 05/24/2019

CEE MARKETS-Currencies retreat as ECB is seen dovish Central European currencies retreated slightly from multi-week highs set in Wednesday's session as the European Central Bank's was expected to maintain its dovish tone at its meeting on Thursday. The forint and the leu firmed mildly from Wednesda...
11:39, 06/06/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon / Flickr) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleight of hand to generate private keys that are suspiciously trivial for the operators to gues...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers...
06:52, 06/14/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Top prospects Hughes, Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft The Devils made record-breaking center Jack Hughes the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night. The Rangers took Finnish winger Kaapo Kakko second....
04:26, 06/22/2019

Which NFL prospects rocked the red carpet at the draft? No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray's Gatsby-inspired suit was on point, but his wasn't the only bold look. We grade the best-dressed from the NFL draft....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
00:26, 05/29/2019

FCA dealers optimistic on prospects of a Renault tie-up — especially for electrification For dealers and employees, the prospect of another merger isn't surprising, and many are optimistic about what it could mean for them. But bad memories of DaimlerChrysler linger....
07:13, 06/03/2019

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be...
17:13, 06/20/2019

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start...
20:26, 06/15/2019

BOJ's Kuroda warns of uncertainties on global recovery prospects Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday maintained his view the global economy will recover in the latter half of this year, but warned that uncertainties remain as fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war deepens....
14:26, 06/08/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
20:52, 05/31/2019

NFL draft 2020's top 10 prospects: Tank for Tua Tagovailoa? Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa will create a significant buzz for the 2020 NFL draft, but he might have strong competition to be the top quarterback taken.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

2019 NBA Draft sleepers: The under-the-radar prospects to watch The NBA Draft is, mainly, about what happens at the top. That’s where the LeBrons and Durants of the world get picked, and most often, that’s where the future of the league takes shape. But there’s something to be said for what come...
20:26, 06/20/2019

China FA silent on prospects of Lippi replacing Cannavaro The Chinese Football Association is staying silent over reports that Marcello Lippi could make a surprise return to take over the national team job after Fabio Cannavaro quit this week        ...
11:13, 04/30/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
18:52, 05/17/2019

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame...
23:13, 05/02/2019

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
11:13, 06/18/2019

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
21:26, 06/04/2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by Norway next week, saying protests would continue until President Nicolas Maduro resigned....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Meet Michigan commit J.J. McCarthy, one of most coveted 2021 QB prospects who had 33 offers Michigan football commit J.J. McCarthy has the physical and mental traits of a top prospect. His QB coach has compared him to Manziel, Brees, Mayfield.        ...
14:26, 05/20/2019

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:13, 06/18/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find an opening? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to the majors. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
16:39, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find at-bats? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to at-bats. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Jesus Luzardo, Brendan McKay debuts draw closer Zac Gallen is in the big leagues, hopefully long after you made the choice to stash him. If you're looking to beat the rush to the next impact hurler, Scott White has a couple names in mind....
17:39, 06/20/2019

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Chris Paddack, Josh Bell Different assessments come into play for dynasty leagues. Scott White identifies some of the risers and fallers for formats with more of a long-term focus....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: The inevitability of Alex Reyes and a possible path for Yordan Alvarez, Kyle Tucker Jon Duplantier and Alex Reyes are looking like rotation options for their respective clubs. Could Yordan Alvaez and Kyle Tucker soon be lineup options for the Astros? Scott White shares his top prospects to stash....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
19:52, 06/20/2019

As Everest Melts, Bodies Are Emerging From the Ice Climbers and the Nepalese government believe the recently exposed bodies are the result of global warming, which is rapidly melting the mountain’s glaciers....
15:13, 05/30/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure, Bangladesh is becoming a significant software exporter....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data storage. Here's what's coming that you need to kno...
00:26, 05/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
04:13, 06/10/2019

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
05:26, 06/08/2019

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Another Gleyber Torres, Yankees worry may be emerging ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After watching Gleyber Torres throw the ball from shortstop to first base on Saturday night with less velocity than usual, Aaron Boone left him out of Sunday’s lineup. “Obviously with him getting hit with a pitch [Friday] night...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants....
03:39, 06/08/2019

Signs of a global economic recovery in the second half are emerging Worries about the global economy percolate even as equities around the world rise, but an economist at Ned Davis Research says the worst of it may be over....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Zendaya’s New Favourite Emerging Designer Hails From Céline If the first stop on the Spiderman tour has proffered up Celine-inspired looks, the Peter Parker-franchise is set to become significantly more stylish as it unfolds...
16:13, 06/25/2019

A lightweight Tinder Lite app is in the works for emerging markets We've seen Twitter Lite, and Facebook Lite, and many others, and now Tinder is getting in on the act – it says it's developing a lightweight version of its dating app for emerging markets with spotty connections and cheaper phones.Fo...
20:52, 05/12/2019

CBOE to Launch Options On FTSE Emerging Index CHICAGO, IL -- September 15, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it plans to launch options on the FTSE Emerging Index on September 26, 2016. The FTSE Emerging Index is a market-capitalization weighted index re...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Target CEO Brian Cornell says the winners and losers in retail are emerging Target's CEO thinks the retail industry is shaking out to show clear winners and losers. Those companies that are investing in stores and online are winners, he said....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
19:26, 06/14/2019

Facebook enhances Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read More...
06:13, 06/07/2019

Trade Turmoil Strains Emerging- Market Currency Rally This year’s advance in emerging-market currencies is facing a test as investors pull back on riskier bets in the midst of renewed U.S.-China trade tensions and falling commodity prices....
18:00, 05/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, FX mostly rise; rouble down after Mueller report Emerging-market shares rose on Thursday after two days of declines, recovering from last session's decline to near their five-month lows, but a drop in Chinese stocks on fears of a prolonged trade war capped the gains....
12:00, 05/30/2019

UBS Wealth closes U.S. equity overweight, favors emerging stocks UBS Global Wealth Management has closed its overweight position in U.S. equities and shifted to an overweight in emerging market and Japanese stocks, it said on Thursday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trade war tops emerging-market worries again as scepticism grows Analysts don't see progress being made between Washington and Beijing any time soon. As a consequence, emerging-market stocks and currencies slumped to the lowest level since January....
16:26, 05/13/2019

MSCI adds Argentina securities to emerging markets index MSCI will include eight Argentina indices in its closely watched emerging-markets index, opening the potential for billions of dollars of investor inflows....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Emerging market stocks see biggest outflows since 'Taper Tantrum' - IIF The return of worries over a global trade war has triggered the biggest outflows from emerging market stocks since the June 2013 'taper tantrum', the Institute of International Finance estimated on Friday....
19:13, 05/31/2019

Trade war back on the radar for emerging markets as dollar lurks As Trump makes global waves with pointed remarks on China trade talks, a spate of country-specific events will divert market participants from their obsession with the dollar this week....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
04:13, 06/15/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX retreat following global equity rout Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Monday on a global equities rout after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods over a so-far elusive trade agreement. China's foreign mini...
18:39, 05/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil leads Latam assets lower after Fed comments Latin American currencies and stocks slid on Tuesday, led by Brazil assets, after comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief saw traders trim bets of a half-point cut in U.S. interest rates in July. The dollar recovered from three month lows hi...
23:13, 06/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade war tensions shove stocks to lowest since January U.S.-China trade worries pushed emerging market shares to their lowest since January, though some conciliatory noises from the two sides did at least help slow the slide....
12:14, 05/14/2019

Meet Deivi Garcia, the ‘superstar’ pitcher emerging as Yankees’ next phenom The comparison immediately springs to his mind, but it takes some time to reach his mouth. He backs into his answer, caveats rushing out first. When Double-A Trenton manager Pat Osborn sees Deivi Garcia, he’s reminded of one of the greatest pitchers ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso bounces up on hopes of deal on U.S. migration Mexico's peso bounced up after a big two-day slide, as Mexico reported progress on talks with Washington to avoid tariffs, while other regional currencies firmed after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made some investors believe a rate...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Mondelez beats core revenue estimates on emerging markets demand Oreo cookies maker Mondelez International Inc reported a higher-than-expected growth in first-quarter core revenue on Tuesday, boosted by demand for its snacks and chocolates in emerging markets and higher pricing in Latin America....
23:13, 04/30/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks recover; lira tumbles over Istanbul's re-election Emerging-market shares recovered on Tuesday from their worst day this year amid reports Sino-U.S. trade talks would go ahead in Washington, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on Chinese imports as soon as Friday....
12:13, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets mark time, set to end week higher An index of Latin American stocks marked time on Friday, on course to post a solid weekly gain, as did Latin American currencies, which held ground against the dollar. Investor sentiment towards the region has been marred this week by a worsening...
17:39, 05/24/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
15:39, 05/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while most Latin American currencies firmed against a listless dollar. The latest round of U.S.-China...
00:52, 05/09/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX drops, Brazil's real clocks 8-month closing low Latin American currencies softened on Friday against a robust dollar amid rising U.S.-China tensions, with Brazil's real facing intense selling pressure as investors' concerns about growth in Latin America's top economy gathered steam. A commenta...
00:26, 05/18/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX slip, Argentine peso hit by surprise twist in election Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday with Brazil's real giving up early gains and Argentina's peso sliding after a surprise twist in its presidential election. The currencies of Brazil, Colombia and Peru traded between flat to 0.3%...
16:52, 05/20/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
15:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Coca Cola HBC's quarterly sales driven by emerging markets growth Soft drink bottler Coca Cola HBC AG reported a 4.4 percent rise in first-quarter net sales revenue on Thursday, driven by strong demand in emerging markets - its largest segment....
09:39, 05/02/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX slide as U.S-China trade worries ratchet up Latin American stocks and currencies slumped on Thursday, in line with a global downturn in sentiment on fears that the U.S-China trade war was escalating into a tech-focused cold war and stemming growth prospects. MSCI's index of Latin American ...
22:52, 05/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets slide on fears of worsening U.S.-China trade war Latin American stocks and currencies slid on Thursday, with fears of a worsening U.S.-China trade war in focus as a stern warning China issued to the United States prompted investors to dial back exposure to risky assets. China said the United S...
17:26, 05/23/2019

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How emerging markets will transform the future of online shopping This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Emerging markets are going to be essential for e-commerce growth, a...
22:13, 05/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX softer, Brazil's real & Bovespa weaken on growth fears Latin American currencies softened on Thursday against a dollar that was strengthened by trade war fears, while a Latin American stocks benchmark fell as losses in index heavyweight Brazil overcame gains on other countries' exchanges. Traders thi...
17:26, 05/16/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
12:00, 06/17/2019

MOVES-Pimco's head of Emerging Markets portfolio management takes 6-month sabbatical Mike Gomez, managing director and head of the Emerging Markets Portfolio Management team, is taking a six-month sabbatical from PIMCO (Pacific Investment Management Co) starting July 1, according to a spokeswoman on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
01:39, 06/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets hit as trade fears make investors dial back on risk Latin American stock markets fell on Tuesday, broadly pressured by worries over U.S.-China trade ties, while currencies in Latin America softened against a firmer dollar. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday vowed to continue tal...
01:00, 05/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real weakens Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded. The real fell 1% to 3.89 per dollar after Brazil'...
22:39, 06/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian real falls on economy worries, dollar lifts other Latam forex The Brazilian real dipped on Tuesday on worries about the country's economy and pension reform plans, while other Latin American currencies rose against a weaker dollar. The Brazilian real edged lower for a second day, while the Mexican peso hov...
18:26, 06/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weak; Argentine peso up on central bank's easing of intervention limits Most Latin American currencies softened on Monday against a firm dollar, while Argentina's peso soared after the central bank came out in defense of the troubled currency. The bank said it would ease limits on its currency market interventions, a...
18:26, 04/29/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Dallas Keuchel's deal with the Braves, emerging saves sources and struggling aces The Dallas Keuchel deal dominated headlines on a day when Max Kepler hit three home runs and Trevor Bauer, Patrick Corbin, and Caleb Smith all continued to struggle. Scott White looks at winners and losers....
19:13, 06/07/2019

CBOE to Launch Trading in CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index Options on January 31 CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin offering trading in options on the CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (VXEEM) on Tuesday, January 31. (Logo: http://photos.pr...
18:52, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hold ground, FX gains ground against tepid dollar A Latin American stocks benchmark held ground on Friday, while currencies in Latin America broadly firmed against a tepid dollar, as investors' exposure towards riskier assets ticked up amid rising hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal. U.S. Treasury ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange to Launch Security Futures Trading in Emerging Markets Volatility Index CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that it will launch trading in security futures on the CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (Index ticker: VXEEM; futures symbol: VXEM) on Monday, January 9...
18:52, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa top gainer among Latam markets, FX firms A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Tuesday, boosted by strong gains in index heavyweight Brazil, and the region's currencies firmed broadly against the dollar as frosty U.S.-China ties marginally thawed. The United States late on Monday al...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months amid signs of renewed economic health but unusually low inflation. (May 1)     ...
23:13, 05/01/2019

Do Investors Really Want This Fed Rate Cut? Investors betting that the Fed will almost certainly cut rates next month and twice more in 2019 following Wednesday’s meeting should consider what sort of economic and profits figures will prompt easing....
11:39, 06/20/2019

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
11:39, 06/23/2019

What to expect when you're expecting a rate cut A week of dovish fireworks out of the central banking community has just gone by with most of the world's leading central banks now guiding towards easing in light of downside risks to growth....
12:13, 06/25/2019

Rate Spikes and Crises: Here We Go Again Interest rates make a lot of headlines these days. We find important correlations between the rates and the overall health of the stock market and economy, too. See the correlations in this chart pulled directly from our brand new January Elliott Wav...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
17:26, 06/09/2019

Burr holds firm despite GOP anger over Don Jr. subpoena Richard Burr faces intense pressure from Republicans to drop his subpoena of President Donald Trump’s eldest son and quickly wrap up the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe.But despite a day facing attacks from the highest rungs of party lea...
01:52, 05/10/2019

Under wraps: Britain's most secretive engineering firm RML’s motorsport roots have been swapped for bespoke projects that it’s not allowed to shout about. We peek behind the curtain f you only read headlines, you could believe UK Automotive Manufacturing Plc’s entire business (still healthy despite the...
05:13, 05/06/2019

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already...
14:13, 05/22/2019

New McLaren GT is firm's most practical, refined model yet McLaren's new Grand Touring model sits outside of Sports, Super and Ultimate series, with luxury and comfort the focus The new McLaren GT, revealed for the first time and on sale now, will “redefine the rules of Grand Touring”, according to the firm...
14:52, 05/15/2019

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
06:00, 06/14/2019

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds....
01:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
18:13, 05/22/2019

EPF Vs GPF: Benefits, Rate of Interest And Other Details There are three major provident fund accounts -- namely Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, General Provident Fund or GPF and Public Provident Fund or PPF -- available in the country....
19:52, 05/14/2019

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
23:00, 06/18/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Stocks Surge as Fed Hints at Possible Rate Cut U.S. stocks posted their best day in five months, a mark of resilience for a market rally that has recently faced one of its biggest challenges since the financial crisis....
06:52, 06/05/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room to run amid its 10th year....
16:52, 04/28/2019

The Mets Are Metsing At An Alarming Rate The high point of the Mets’ existence on Sunday, and not inconceivably of their entire season, came when the team’s Twitter account attempted to dunk on ... well, on Mets fans. Specifically those who had reacted to the posting of the day’s relatively...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Fed's not yet done with U.S. rate hikes, says Guggenheim Global CIO Federal Reserve policymakers have no reason to change U.S. interest rates anytime soon but will startle global markets by resuming rate hikes rather than pivoting to cuts, according to a leading Wall......
02:39, 05/01/2019

Most Economists Say Fed's Next Move Is Rate Cut, Survey Says More than three quarters of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Federal Reserve’s next move will be to lower interest rates, which most expect to happen by the fall....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rates, though, investors have changed their minds a lot, but the facts don’t look much different....
11:13, 06/06/2019

IT Unemployment Rate Estimated at 20-Year Low Demand is surging for information-technology workers with advanced digital skills, as more companies seek help developing data analytics, artificial intelligence and other emerging business tools....
09:52, 06/11/2019

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a drag on U.S. economic growth but said he is comfortable leaving interest rates unchanged for now....
23:26, 05/23/2019

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
00:13, 05/29/2019

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
07:13, 06/20/2019

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead ECB President Mario Draghi opened the door to interest-rate cuts for the eurozone economy, a significant policy shift that amplifies a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Cboe to Launch Suite of Derivatives-Based Strategy Benchmark and Volatility Indexes Based on MSCI Emerging Markets and EAFE Indexes CHICAGO – March 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today it has entered into an agreement with MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and critical investm...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Toyota, Panasonic To Set Up Firm To Connect Cars, Homes Toyota and Panasonic said they will set up a new company early next year to focus on technology that could be used to offer personalised services in the home. The pair plan to be 50-50 partners in the......
14:39, 05/09/2019

Robert E. Lee statue bidder identified as Dallas law firm DALLAS (AP) — Records show a Dallas-based law firm put in the winning bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once stood in a city park. City Council documents show the top bid of $1.435 million came from Holmes Firm PC. The firm has ...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Man sues body preservation firm and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£790,000) and wants his father's head returned, claiming it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
11:26, 06/13/2019

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar o...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
17:52, 06/06/2019

How the weed-loving CEO of a Bitcoin firm partied his way to jail When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting about Bitcoin, they expected a professional overview of investment opportunities in the new cryptocur...
04:26, 05/19/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon merging into $120 billion firm United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector’s biggest ever merger. The deal would reshape the competitive landscape ...
18:26, 06/10/2019

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
08:13, 06/05/2019

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
17:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
17:13, 06/06/2019

Payment firm holds on to Thomas Cook cash Payment firms are seeking to hold on to millions of pounds of customers' money owed to Thomas Cook Group in a move which underlines the financial pressures afflicting the 178-year-old tour operator....
18:39, 05/18/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning the move....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Domino's Pizza Enterprises' Europe CEO says is committed to firm Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd's Europe head said on Friday he was "invested" in the Australian-based franchisee, after a media report said he could leave to become the CEO of Domino's UK-based franchisee....
07:26, 06/21/2019

Kuwait-Owned Firm in Talks to Back Knotel A company owned by the Kuwaiti government is in talks to invest in Knotel, the New York-based co-working firm, according to people familiar with the matter....
01:13, 05/03/2019

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
10:26, 06/06/2019

R.J. O'Brien Becomes New Clearing Firm at CBOE Futures Exchange CHICAGO, October 20, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that R.J. O'Brien (RJO), the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States, has become the latest firm to become a clearing member on the Exchange. "We are ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
05:39, 06/21/2019

Hitler bought death insurance from Jewish firm In one of the strangest twists in the life of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, the man responsible for the deaths of 6 million Jewish men, women, and children purchased death and disability insurance from a Jewish firm....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
16:52, 05/23/2019

Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike Prices IPO Above Expected Range The company priced its initial public offering above its expected price range, raising $612 million and valuing the company at $6.8 billion, if underwriters exercise all their options....
10:26, 06/12/2019

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents have filed suit against a catering company controlled by a Kremlin-connected businessman. Parents of 41...
11:39, 05/14/2019

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for cu...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Survey reveals Europe's worst car hire firm UK consumer group Which? ranks car rental companies across Europe from best to worst. Find out the car hire companies it recommends and those it says to avoid....
13:00, 05/06/2019

UK firm making ultra-sustainable compostable material A company in Bristol has created an ultra-sustainable material for clothing which is produced within a 15-mile radius of the city from start to finish - and is even compostable....
15:26, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS-Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
14:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision -NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth due to global trade tensions....
22:52, 06/16/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
16:00, 05/15/2019

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut Prompting Trump Reaction European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the bank could roll out fresh stimulus as soon as its next policy meeting in July, sending the euro lower against the dollar and prompting an unusual backlash from U.S. President Donald Trump...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. interest rate cut of half a percentage point as soon as its next meeting....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
16:13, 06/19/2019

U.S. birth rate fell to a 32-year low in 2018 The U.S. birth rate dropped 2 percent from 2018 to 2017, hitting a 32-year low, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback against many major currencies fell....
21:26, 06/03/2019

Traders bet heavy on Fed rate cuts ahead Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures added to bets that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates starting next month, after the central bank ended a two-day policy meeting with a pledge to "act as appropriate" to sustain economic healt...
23:26, 06/19/2019

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough fusillade — only Staten Island was unscathed — included a 7-year-old boy injured in the Bronx and a 1...
06:39, 06/14/2019

Dallas Fed President: Too Early to Tell Whether Rate Cut Will Be Warranted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said it is too soon to say whether the Fed will need to reduce interest rates in coming months due to rising uncertainty over trade tensions and weaker global growth....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF's chief economist There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead of the latest decision on rates from the central bank on Wednesday....
14:26, 06/19/2019

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed fail to take an even more dovish tilt after policymakers raised expectations for a rate cut in recent ...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Haryana Hikes Dearness Allowance Rate To 12% The Haryana government has enhanced Dearness Allowance (DA) for state government employees, pensioners and family pensioners to 12 per cent from 9 per cent, with effect from January 1, 2019....
21:13, 05/27/2019

Barclays sees 50 bps U.S. rate-cut in July vs Sept Barclays economists now forecast the Federal Reserve will lower key U.S. short-term interest rates by 50 basis points in July, earlier than their prior call last week for such a move in September, citing weakness in the services sector employment in ...
21:26, 06/07/2019

Fed Faces Unfamiliar Dilemma With Rate Projections The Federal Reserve’s so-called dot plot hasn’t existed during a period when markets expected the central bank’s next move would be to cut rates, and not to raise them....
17:13, 06/17/2019

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
19:39, 06/12/2019

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
18:52, 06/20/2019

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated he was prepared ...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Fed rate-cut hints power S&P 500 to all-time high A rally on Wall Street lost strength on Thursday after the S&P 500 index touched a record high, powered by the Federal Reserve's signals that it could cut interest rates as early as July to combat growing risks to global and domestic growth....
20:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
14:00, 05/04/2019

US productivity grows at solid 3.6% rate in first quarter U.S. productivity grew at a solid 3.6% rate in the first three months of this year, the strongest quarterly gain in more than four years and a hopeful sign that a long stretch of weak productivity gains may be coming to an end....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut Oil soared more than 5% higher on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
20:26, 06/20/2019

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Rate-cut euphoria elevates S&P 500 to record high The S&P 500 hit a record high on Thursday, lifted by Wall Street's expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as soon as next month to keep the U.S.-China trade war from stalling economic growth....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
00:26, 05/22/2019

RBI Seen Cutting Rate On June 6, May Turn "Accommodative" Beginning a three day review on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of India's six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) can draw comfort from subdued inflation. Running at 2.92 per cent annually in April,......
14:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at Revised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter Economic growth remained robust in the first three months of 2019, according to an updated government estimate, while corporate profits weakened at the start of the year....
17:52, 05/30/2019

Wall Street rebounds on rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track to erase losses from a two-day selloff, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as appropriate" to trade war risks, leaving the door open for a possible rate...
20:52, 06/04/2019

A Recap Of RBI Key Interest Rate Changes In Past One Year RBI interest rate: While many economists expect the six-member panel to announce a reduction in repo rate, analysts will keenly look out for any steps to prop up growth, after official data put......
14:26, 06/05/2019

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change in almost three years. The change Tuesday was widely expected afte...
07:39, 06/04/2019

Unemployment rate in Arizona remains unchanged in May TUCSON – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Arizona, which adjusts for seasonal fluctuations in the labor force, has remained unchanged from April 2019 to May 2019 at 4.9%. Specifically, during the month of May, Arizona’s 3.5 million...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Arizona unemployment rate declines to 4.8% in April PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% in April, down from 5% in March. State officials say Arizona’s labor force declined by nearly 3,000 people during the same period while the number of nonfarm j...
15:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
15:52, 05/02/2019

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate range steady, said lowering rates now would help the U.S. economy navigate an increasingly risky environm...
14:52, 06/21/2019

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
09:52, 05/22/2019

L'Oreal firm to provide virtual make-up tech for Amazon L'Oreal's virtual reality business ModiFace will provide make-up testing technology to Amazon, the French beauty group said on Tuesday, allowing customers of the shopping site to try on lipsticks using mobile phone videos or photos....
16:39, 06/04/2019

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
14:13, 05/28/2019

French firm Suez settles one of two disputes with Argentina for €220 million French water and waste management company receives compensation from the government, settling one of its legal disputes with country dating back to Néstor Kirchner's presidency....
14:49, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision -NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economies....
05:13, 05/22/2019

VW-backed firm opens high-power UK charging station Ionity's 350kW station offer EV charging in under 20 minutes - although no EVs are yet capable of such charging capability Charging network Ionity, backed by car makers including Ford and Volkswagen, has opened the most powerful charging station fo...
00:26, 05/23/2019

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main ...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
04:39, 05/22/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others....
04:39, 05/14/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber sees rocky start in IPO Ride-hailing service Uber went public on Friday, and the event had been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. The shares did not start the day well....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
07:39, 05/11/2019

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
08:26, 05/28/2019

This brand returns to Mattress Firm stores after bitter feud Mattress Firm and the maker of Tempur-Pedic are getting back together after a dispute over accusations the retailer was selling lookalike products.       ...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad targeting (thus breaching its contract) as well as fa...
23:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Services Ltd of running an international mail fraud scheme that cheated U.S. victims out of tens of million...
08:52, 06/21/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D centre CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development centre in Israel....
15:26, 05/22/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
13:52, 05/22/2019

The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economi...
13:26, 05/22/2019

LG V50 ThinQ 5G gets a firm new release date after short domestic delay After yet another disappointing quarter during which smartphone revenue continued to shrink and related losses grew, LG is betting big on fledgling 5G technology, hoping the next standard in cellular speeds will help the V50 ThinQ "create positive mo...
17:26, 05/02/2019

New Citroen 19_19 Concept previews French firm’s future News 13 May, 2019 The electric Citroen 19_19 Concept has been revealed as part of the brand’s centenary celebrations, showcasing future interior technology...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
13:39, 06/06/2019

UK waste firm exported 'offensive' materials including used nappies Biffa Waste Services found guilty of exporting unsorted waste to China it said was paperOne of the UK’s biggest waste firms has been convicted of sending used nappies and other contaminated materials to China illegally.Biffa Waste Services Ltd was fo...
00:52, 06/26/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be given phony documents themselves, lawyers said Tues...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet min...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Private equity firm TPG looking to buy Capital Senior Living - Bloomberg Private equity firm TPG is looking to acquire senior living communities operator Capital Senior Living Corp, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
19:13, 05/31/2019

Israel should take action against firm linked to WhatsApp breach: Amnesty Amnesty International called on Thursday for Israel's government to ensure that an Israeli company, whose spyware has been linked to a WhatsApp breach that may have targeted human rights groups, be held accountable for the way its software is used....
20:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade ...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month. Museum leadership in a ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
18:00, 05/31/2019

High Fidelity VR firm lays off 25%, focuses on virtual offices Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity and a virtual world pioneer, confirmed that his company has laid off about 25% of its staff, or 20 people.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s larges...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Bruins are standing firm during the year of the NHL playoff upset The Boston Bruins, who beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 in Game 6, are playing the right way to avoid this year's run of upsets and advance.        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features th...
00:39, 06/18/2019

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to firm’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried lawmakers’ questions about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Iran says downing of U.S. drone was a 'firm response', can be repeated: Tasnim Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a U.S. drone in the Gulf last week as a "firm response" to the United States and warned it could be repeated....
09:26, 06/24/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
21:26, 05/24/2019

New McLaren GT: British firm officially names its Grand Tourer News 7 May, 2019 McLaren has officially announced that its forthcoming continent-covering supercar will simply be called the 'McLaren GT'...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Facebook forms Swiss fintech firm with payments focus Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva's commercial register shows....
01:00, 05/18/2019

U.S., Taliban aim to firm up date for foreign force exit from Afghanistan Upcoming peace talks between the United States and the Taliban will focus on working out a timeline for the withdrawal of U.S.-led troops from Afghanistan and on a Taliban guarantee militants won't plot attacks from Afghan soil, sources said on Monda...
13:39, 06/24/2019

Law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore moving 20 blocks south The law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore is preparing to move south — from West 50th Street to the mid-section of Two Manhattan West at West 30th St. — in a deal for about 350,000 square feet. Multiple sources now tell The Post, “[Brookfield] just shook h...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
22:39, 06/05/2019

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-ups....
05:26, 06/14/2019

China's CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture....
13:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. firm accuses Huawei of enlisting professor to obtain its tech A U.S. startup company is accusing Chinese telecommunications gear provider Huawei of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
08:13, 05/10/2019

North Macedonia firm plugs vintage minis into electric age In the North Macedonian capital Skopje, a small light blue car, reminiscent of bygone Communist times, silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
21:13, 05/22/2019

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, after Trump issued order aimed at cutting off firm from US suppliesThe US ban on sharing technology with Huawei was a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and China...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Brazilian ERP firm Totvs sells hardware business to Elgin Bematech had been acquired in 2015 for $137 million and was sold for $6.2 million; the firm wants to focus on software and capitalize on the fintech trend....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
09:00, 05/16/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employees of Seoul's unification ministry....
16:39, 05/01/2019

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
13:39, 06/22/2019

Brazil logistics firm Loggi raises $150 mln in new financing round Brazilian logistics company Loggi has raised $150 million in a new financing round led by China's Softbank, Microsoft Corp, GGV, Fifth Wall and Velt Partners, it said in a statement on Thursday....
17:13, 06/06/2019

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
20:52, 06/07/2019

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’r...
21:13, 05/15/2019

"Glad RBI Governor Has Shakti In His Name": Anand Mahindra After Rate Cut The policy rate cut for a third time this year by the powerful Monetary Policy Committee under the leadership of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has won praise from industrialist Anand Mahindra - along......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
05:26, 06/08/2019

Rupee Pares Most Early Losses Post RBI Rate Cut Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Fed Would Consider Interest-Rate Cuts if Growth Outlook Darkens Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy remains “in a very good place” but indicated the central bank would consider interest-rate cuts if economic data revealed a risk of a sharper slowdown than officials expect....
19:39, 05/30/2019

Anticipation of a Rate Cut Rises Ahead of Jobs Report A bad jobs report may be just what the stock market needs to keep rallying. Some analysts say signs the labor market is weakening could nudge the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
11:39, 06/07/2019

India's central bank is on track for 'at least one more' rate cut, JPMorgan says The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy repo rate, or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points from 6% to 5.75% and changed its stance from neutral to accommodative....
13:52, 06/07/2019

Trump likely to win his interest-rate cut after dour jobs data If there's an upside for the White House in May's lackluster employment growth, it's this: the Federal Reserve is far more likely to grant the interest-rate cut President Trump has been advocating for months....
06:00, 06/08/2019

The Fed signaled rate cuts may be coming soon. What does that mean for borrowers, savers The Fed signaled that interest rate could be on the way but the benefits for borrowers may be limited. Bank customers could see savings rates fall.       ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

SBI Annuity Deposit Scheme: Rate Of Interest And Other Details Under SBI (State Bank of India) annuity deposit scheme, the facility of premature payment is available. However, it is permitted only in case of death of the depositor....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Why a Fed rate cut may not be the 'security blanket' Wall Street is expecting it to be Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes, for three reasons. And that poses risks to America's decade-long recovery as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer....
21:52, 06/14/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country was back in the throes of recession, with sharp interest rate cuts and renewed "quantitative easing"...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest d...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per cent per annum...
16:52, 06/02/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive fiscal stimulus fades....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Upward Move on Key Market Rate Could Bring Fed Response The Federal Reserve’s tool kit for controlling interest rates is facing a challenge that could prompt changes in the mechanics of how the central bank influences the economy....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
12:26, 06/24/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
14:52, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 5:05 a.m. Stock markets are subdued as investors look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting, where the central bank is expected ...
12:13, 06/19/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their ferti...
23:13, 06/21/2019

April jobs blowout keeps Fed rate cut out of Trump's grasp Blowout April hiring that leaves the U.S. the economic envy of the world, according to President Trump, comes with a spoiler: It makes the Federal Reserve interest-rate cut he has advocated via Twitter that much less likely....
00:26, 05/04/2019

Trump trade war may push Fed closer to rate cut it resisted U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get the rate cut he has been demanding, but for the wrong reasons, as top Federal Reserve officials began warning this week that the global trade war may force them to respond....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Free to use cash machines disappearing at 'an alarming rate' Free to use cash machines are disappearing at an alarming rate with more than 1,000 ATMs converted to charge fees in March alone, according to the consumer group Which?...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Fed's Harker Expects One More Rate Hike in 2019 and Another in 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he is still expecting more central bank interest-rate increases, but acknowledged that view has become somewhat more tentative....
16:13, 05/06/2019

How London's homicide rate stacks up against major US cities A spate of violence in London sparked another vitriolic tweet from Donald Trump blaming mayor Sadiq Khan for the city's knife crime problem -- but is the British capital as dangerous as the US President suggested?...
16:39, 06/18/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Mortality Rate Down Due Thanks To Centre: Minister The mortality rate due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in Bihar has come down significantly due to strategic interventions made by the central government, Union Health Minister Harsh......
23:00, 06/25/2019

WRAPUP 1-Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. interest rate cut of half a percentage point as soon as its next meeting....
23:13, 06/25/2019

India’s central bank cuts lending rate to 5.75% NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s central bank has cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 5.75% from 6% with immediate effect to fortify the economy as consumer spending and corporate investment falter. The interest rate is what...
10:26, 06/06/2019

EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report The world would need 2.8 Earths if everyone burned through natural resources as greedily as the average person in the EU, according to a new study. Its authors say drastic action is needed to avert a crisis....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic conditions may merit lowering interest rates in the coming months, but they poured cold water on the...
01:39, 06/26/2019

Singapore firm opens online marketplace for maritime suppliers, buyers Offering more than 10,000 product listings, Marine Online's e-commerce site features 4,000 service providers that provide 10 marine services including bunkering and ship supply and aims to help cut operational costs and drive transparency for the ind...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
18:26, 06/06/2019

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board of Public Utilities on Friday chose Orsted to build a project that ...
04:13, 06/22/2019

China to stand firm as trade talks with U.S. restart: state media Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

CORRECTED-Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
17:26, 05/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
11:39, 06/22/2019

Real estate firm names the top cities for risk-seeking investors In its Resilient Cities Index report, Savills highlighted several cities that were still relatively untapped, despite being the most likely to see economic growth amid global disruption in the coming decades....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Qatar-based investment firm in talks to buy 2 Garment Center buildings Middle Eastern entities are locking up more city assets, including a nearly billion-dollar purchase on Fifth Avenue and two other purchases in the Garment Center. Alduwaliya Asset Management, a Doha, Qatar-based investment firm, is in contract to buy...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Industry veteran Finbarr O'Neill takes helm at F&I firm APCO Finbarr O'Neill, 67, retired as CEO of J.D. Power in March 2018. Prior to that, he held leadership roles with automakers and dealership services giant Reynolds and Reynolds....
12:52, 05/17/2019

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
17:13, 06/04/2019

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
17:26, 06/05/2019

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
14:13, 05/21/2019

| Former White House chief joins firm that detains migrant children Former White House chief of staff John Kelly has joined the board of a firm that operates centres for housing unaccompanied migrant children, US media reported, prompting a storm of criticism from Democrats....
19:26, 05/04/2019

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
01:13, 05/31/2019

PM Modi Targets Rahul Gandhi Over Alleged Association With UK-Based Firm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked Rahul Gandhi over his alleged association with UK-based firm 'Backops', saying its name was akin to the Congress leader's actions of indulging in "back......
23:13, 05/05/2019

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
13:39, 06/05/2019

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
01:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
12:13, 05/07/2019

Israeli firm linked to WhatsApp spyware attack faces lawsuit Amnesty International fears its staff may be ‘surveilled via NSO Pegasus software’The Israeli firm linked to this week’s WhatsApp hack is facing a lawsuit backed by Amnesty International, which says it fears its staff may be under surveillance from s...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Vivendi's Havas buys Battery, advertising firm known for Netflix work French advertising company Havas, part of the Vivendi media conglomerate, has agreed to buy U.S. advertising company Battery, whose clients include Netflix....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
12:39, 05/18/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold holds near 2-week low on firm dollar ahead of Fed minutes Gold steadied on Wednesday after falling to a more than two-week low in the previous session, as a stronger dollar dented demand for bullion ahead of the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting....
05:13, 05/22/2019

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Huawei Canada executive leaves post, second departure from firm in four months A Huawei Canada executive said on Tuesday he had left his post after less than a year at the company, the second recent high-profile departure from the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker at the heart of a major dispute between Ottawa and Beij...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-banker lands £3m-a-year role at helm of firm that owns Wagamama Andy Hornby, the former boss of bailed-out lender HBOS, will be paid up to £2.96m a year when he ends a decade-long absence from the stock market to become chief executive of The Restaurant Group....
23:39, 05/02/2019

Shareholder advisory firm ISS backs 1 of 3 MNG Enterprises nominees to Gannett board An independent shareholder advisory service on Thursday backed one of a hedge fund-owned newspaper company's three nominees to the Gannett board.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
00:52, 06/05/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Scott Arfield seals Rangers’ Old Firm victory over champions Celtic Perhaps there really is no such thing as a meaningless Old Firm fixture. The scale of Rangers celebration here certainly suggested as much.On a wounding Sunday afternoon for Neil Lennon, a timid Celtic display saw Rangers dominate and duly return a f...
15:39, 05/12/2019

Crystal Palace hold firm over Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Man Utd plan next move Crystal Palace are maintaining their strong stance with Aaron Wan-Bissaka after rejecting a second bid of around £50m from Manchester United for the defender....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Like to nap? Mattress Firm's summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job Mattress Firm has an unusual summer internship, a Snoozetern position, in which you test mattresses and beds, and perhaps grab some Zs.        ...
17:26, 04/30/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will p...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
14:52, 06/03/2019

At Huawei headquarters, signs that the Chinese firm is digging in for a long battle with U.S. The Trump administration has called the tech giant a threat to U.S. national security and taken steps in recent months to undermine Huawei’s business....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
04:13, 05/29/2019

China electric car firm Faraday Future says obtains $225 mln in bridge financing Chinese electric vehicle developer Faraday Future said on Tuesday that it had obtained up to $225 million in bridge financing from a U.S. merchant bank to allow it to complete the development of its flagship FF91 model....
09:13, 04/30/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Gold Prices Rise On Jewellers' Buying, Firm Global Trend Traders said sentiment turned bullish on the back of a pick-up in buying support from local jewellers and positive global trend which mainly drove gold prices higher....
00:13, 06/01/2019

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
13:00, 06/18/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Disney in talks to invest in Indonesia's largest media firm: source Media Nusantara Citra is not in talks with Disney over an investment in one of the Indonesian media group's companies, president and founder Hary Tanoesoedibjo said on Tuesday....
18:39, 06/25/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espiona...
09:13, 06/25/2019

UBS loses role in bond deal for Chinese firm on outcry over pig comment UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist's use of "pig" in connection with Chinese food price inflation....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Employee of IT firm Virtusa arrested in Sri Lanka over suspected links to attacks Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile...
11:00, 06/17/2019

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
17:39, 05/29/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
17:52, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Buyout firm Onex to acquire Canada's WestJet for $2.6 bln in cash Canada's second-biggest carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd on Monday accepted a C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion) cash buyout offer from private equity fund Onex Corp , ending a two-month long strategic review....
17:26, 05/13/2019

Cotton warns 'attack on a U.S. ship' will happen without 'firm' response to Iran Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ariz., member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, said that recent actions from Iran deserved a proper response, and warned that if the Islamic republic does not go unchecked, they will only increase their hos...
21:26, 06/23/2019

Japanese ad firm Dentsu eyeing Farley Building office space Dentsu Americas, the US arm of the Tokyo-based ad firm, is making a play for the largest floor at the Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., sources say. The US Postal Service building is being redeveloped by Vornado Realty Trust into 740,000 square feet...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
10:52, 05/13/2019

China's Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars China's Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software....
14:26, 06/19/2019

China's Geely selects Swedish software firm as driverless car supplier China's Geely has picked Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer , as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software....
12:26, 06/19/2019

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries U.S. industrial conglomerate Eaton , which uses second-hand Nissan electric vehicle batteries to power buildings, is in talks with up to six European football stadiums to help power their facilities, according to a senior executive....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Europe....
13:26, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
08:39, 05/21/2019

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for its first interest rate-based volatility index, the CBOE Interest Rate Volatility Index (ticker: SRVX)...
16:39, 05/04/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
19:26, 04/29/2019

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
11:13, 05/22/2019

SBI Introduces Repo Rate-Linked Home Loan. Here's What It Means For You SBI or State Bank of India has introduced repo rate-linked home loans. SBI, the country's largest bank by assets, said in a statement last Friday that it would offer home loans linked to the repo rate......
16:13, 06/10/2019

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
22:52, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policymakers are wrestling with whether to cut interest rates as President Donald Trump has demanded....
23:13, 06/25/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Auto Industry United In Seeking Reduction Of GST Rate On Vehicles The automotive industry is currently facing a daunting challenge of a deep slowdown that urgently needs some form of stimulus from the Government to supplement the efforts being made by the industry......
15:39, 06/22/2019

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed dents rate cut hopes Europe's share markets struggled on Thursday and the dollar and bond yields trimmed overnight gains made after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Fed Minutes Show Comfort With Make-No-Moves Rate Stance Many Federal Reserve officials said they expected the recent soft patch in inflation would prove temporary, but several raised concerns at their April 30-May 1 policy meeting about what might happen if price pressures continued to defy expectations b...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
18:26, 04/30/2019

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
06:26, 06/04/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
15:39, 06/04/2019

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
16:00, 05/28/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady near one-week low as Fed clouds rate cut bets Gold steadied on Thursday, holding just above a one-week low touched in the previous session after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes of a near-term rate cut, boosting the dollar....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared to dampen hopes the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Before withdrawing, Stephen Moore disagreed with Trump on steep Fed rate cut "I'm not so sure I agree with the White House that we should cut rates by an entire percentage point," Moore said hours before Trump's announcement....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed rate cut seen less likely Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to alter expectations for a rate cut by the central bank this year....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Wall Street higher on trade optimism, rate cut hopes Wall Street's main indexes rose and the S&P 500 edged back toward record territory on Tuesday, as easing trade tensions with Mexico and hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve lifted investor sentiment....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Industry Body Seeks Tax Rate Cut In Budget As Growth Slows In 2015, the government had promised to cut corporate tax rates and roll back tax exemptions over a period of four years, but only small companies obtained tax relief...
00:52, 06/04/2019

City teachers fleeing New York at an alarming rate: report A staggering 41 percent of city teachers hired during the 2012-13 school year left the system during their first five years on the job, according to a new report. City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Monday that turnover among fledgling educators she...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Wall Street rallies on rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's main indexes rose about more than 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in U.S. job growth raised hopes of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods adding to an appetite for risk....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few benefits...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Job growth surged in April, unemployment rate falls to 49-year low Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to a new five-decade low of 3.6 pe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
17:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Investors Await Clues on Fed's Rate Pause, Policy Outlook Federal Reserve officials are poised to leave interest rates unchanged at their two-day meeting ending Wednesday, and the debate could center on what it would take for them to move off the sidelines....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Antarctic ice thinning at an ‘extraordinary’ rate, satellite data show Antarctica is losing ice at a rapid rate, according to new satellite information. Glaciers are now sliding into the sea because of the warming Southern Ocean as ice vanishes five times faster than it did in the 1990s. The West Antarctic ice sheet use...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
20:00, 06/12/2019

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
12:13, 06/19/2019

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after keeping its assembly lines running at high speed while the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the French-American engine maker said on Saturday....
15:26, 06/15/2019

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes for more central bank stimulus ahead of a European Central Bank meeting....
15:52, 06/06/2019

European shares hit 6-week highs after Fed spurs rate cut hopes European stocks rose to six-week highs in early deals on Thursday, as signs Brussels will hold off on disciplinary action over Italy's budget added to the latest signals of monetary stimulus on the way from the world's big central banks....
10:26, 06/20/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
18:13, 05/15/2019

Every 33 hours: Femicide rate alarmingly high at the start of 2019 According to new data, in the first 120 days of 2019 there were 87 femicides throughout Argentina, which is equivalent to one femicide every 33 hours....
01:26, 05/08/2019