Finance

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:19

Guy Foster, Brewin Dolphin's head of research, said: "Unemployment was flat but wage growth picked up which was good news for consumers following yesterday's slightly higher inflation numbers and weaker house price growth". The employment rate was 75.1%, up from a year earlier (74.4%). The officials stats showed that 32million people are in work - down on 56,000 since last month.

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:08

The Labor Department's report on the consumer-price index arrives Wednesday, with economists expecting a 0.4% monthly increase for the inflation measure. While the 12-month CPI measure exceeded 2% for the second time since April, some argue it should be allowed to run higher for some time to compensate for its extended weakness.

by | December 13, 2017 | 18:09

If you still need time to shop, the three major carriers will deliver closer to Christmas, but it will cost you more . FedEx is encouraging customers to pick packages up at Walgreens and other "hold" locations as part of its delivery strategy.

by | December 13, 2017 | 17:49

As the high voltage campaign for the Gujarat assembly election is coming to an end, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi will be visiting several assembly constituencies which are going to polls on December 14. Rahul claimed that because of the decisions that Modi government took, it's going to be hard for the BJP to win the trust of voters. "BJP has completely failed to build this narrative", he added.

by | December 13, 2017 | 15:42

South Korea is considering banning all kinds of cryptocurrency transactions in the country as a way to cool down the worldwide craze for digital currencies, the top financial regulator said Monday. On Bithumb, it was down two per cent at $17,083. Bitcoin-related shares in Seoul slumped in early trade on news of the government's emergency meeting, before rebounding as the statement did not mention harsh restrictions.

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:40

This is clear from the amendment in the Prevention of Money Laundering Rules made via a notification yesterday. The new order by the government reads, "submit the Aadhaar number and Permanent Account Number by such date as notified by the Centre ".

by | December 13, 2017 | 13:12

Eldorado Gold Corporation ( EGO ) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 3.1. Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO ) (TSE:ELD)'s stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Desjardins in a report issued on Monday. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well. Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:23

Uber is appealing against September's decision by regulator Transport for London to strip it of its licence in its most important European market. The licensing group said Uber's approach to reporting serious criminal offenses, to how medical certificates are obtained, and how Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are performed are lacking.

by | December 13, 2017 | 12:19

About 4.61 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $184.08 billion company. (NASDAQ:AZPN) rating on Thursday, October 26. Pivotal Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) on Thursday, July 27 with "Buy" rating.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:27

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is based on responses from 2,102 United Kingdom employers. Firms categorized as financial services, insurance and real estate led the pack in Taiwan with 31 percent planning on hiring in the first quarter of next year, a big leap from 25 percent in the previous quarter and a significant increase from 27 percent for the same period last year.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:17

Mike and Lynda Carter of Canning have been managing the Angel Tree at the County Fair Mall for at least 12 years. "We're hoping this year will pick up for us", said Colonel Thomas Lewis, the business administrator for the Salvation Army Winnebago County.

by | December 13, 2017 | 10:12

A statement released by Lead Member for Environment and Transport, Cllr David A Bithell, said: "We have gritted continuously since mid morning on Thursday 7th December with our entire fleet of gritters, ploughs, tractors and loading shovels deployed".

by | December 13, 2017 | 08:24

The announcement is a big step forward for Toshiba, which is looking to the chip unit sale to make up for losses at its USA nuclear affiliate, Westinghouse Electric Co., after Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy protection in March. The current agreements are set to start expiring from 2021. However, it seems Western Digital has finally backed down, reaching an out-of-court settlement with Toshiba that will allow the sale to Bain Capital to go ahead.

by | December 13, 2017 | 08:04

Later on Saturday, posts in social media circles were updated to show that the man had been refunded his CAD 18,518.50. "Thanks for choosing Uber ", wrote his driver, whose name was listed as Hisham. @ Uber @Uber_Support what turned out to be an honest mistake is now turning into the biggest blunder of 2017. He's now gotten a full refund, the company said.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:08

Just this weekend, Bitcoin analyst Nic Carter had suggested that there was a spam attack of low-fee transactions which resulted in a clogged Bitcoin mempool, which prevented the Bitcoin Blockchain network from clearing transactions and processing payments.

by | December 13, 2017 | 05:00

Gilead Sciences now has $99.25B valuation. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $10.03. About 9.18M shares traded or 11.97% up from the average. Lawson Kroeker Ne reported 120,922 shares. (NASDAQ: GILD ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Gilead - Another Sobering Moment, But There Is More" on November 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) Management Presents at 37th Nasdaq Investor ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:40

AK Steel Holding Corporation ( AKS ) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 17.71 million shares over the course of the day. It improved, as 4 investors sold Alimera Sciences, Inc. Macquarie Research maintained AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) rating on Wednesday, April 27. (NYSE:X) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:31

About 5.82 million shares traded. (NYSE: WMT ). Ifc Holdings Fl has invested 0.05% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, November 18. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy".

by | December 13, 2017 | 03:35

The volume of CY witnessed a shift from 3.67 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 5.89 million shares. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI ) stock was most active stock of Wall Street Market on Friday. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) for 6.75 million shares. (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Thornburg Investment Management holds 0.28% or 637,147 shares in its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com reported 46,272 shares.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:28

MI ADV raised its position in shares of Walt Disney by 7.9% in the second quarter. Ansys, Inc. ( NASDAQ :ANSS) has risen 43.75% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Disney Walt Co now has $160.11B valuation. Check Mngmt Ca stated it has 0.23% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). As for a performance, the company's showed are decreasing trend of 0.82% since start of the year and revealed moved down activity of 7.35% for the past three months.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:11

Aldi was the fastest growing grocer over the 12 weeks, ramping up sales by 15.1% to fellow German discount Lidl's 14.5%. Kantar forecast that over Friday Dec. Lidl's market share rose to 5.1% from 4.6% and sales grew 15% to GBP1.38 billion, Kantar said. The biggest four grocers saw collective growth of 1.9% during the past 12 weeks, making this the ninth consecutive period of increasing sales for the UK's largest retailers.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:42

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by | December 12, 2017 | 17:20

Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of release of industrial production and retail inflation data later this week drove stocks higher. Other Asian shares turned weak. The Federal Reserve, which is scheduled to issue an interest rate policy update on Wednesday, kicks off its meeting. Back home, in the Sensex pack, Coal India tanked the most, losing 2.45 per cent, followed by Cipla, down 2.17 per cent, after participants took profit off the table.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:07

It is not expected to be completed until the end of 2018 due to a number of regulatory approvals and investigations into whether the acquisition will harm competition in the sector. The deal is expected to be finalized in late 2018 and will make Zurich the Australia's largest retail life insurer as gauged by in-force premiums, with more than 1.5 million customers, or a 19 percent share of the market.