Economy

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:42

L'Oreal said earlier this year that it was reviewing its strategy for The Body Shop , which it bought for £652m in 2006. L'Oreal shares gained 1.6% in the opening 45 minutes of trading in Paris to change hands at €191.20 each at 9:22 CET, outpacing the 0.82% gain for the benchmark CAC-40 and extending the stock's three-month gain of nearly 8%.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:22

ECB MEETS: Investors will be keeping an eye on the European Central Bank's meeting and news conference later in the day, where policymakers are expected to sketch out their latest plans for the bank's bond-buying stimulus program. The Australian dollar pared earlier losses - made after the second-quarter current account deficit disappointed investors hoping for a surplus - to trade flat at $0.7489 after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its benchmark rate at a record low 1.5 percent, ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:48

May did not answer repeated questions from reporters on June 5 on the police cuts she oversaw but said counter-terrorism budgets had been protected and police had the powers they needed. Police said they were still working to establish the identity of the third attacker . Detectives from London police's counterterrorism command raided properties in east London on Thursday, detaining three people on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offenses.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:56

BA says it aims to operate a full long-haul schedule and a " high proportion " of short-haul services after the outage caused by a power failure. BA's outage came on a busy weekend in Britain, where Monday is a public holiday and many schoolchildren are beginning a week's holiday.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:39

With trading volumes extremely thin out of London hours, London stock exchange futures fell around 0.3 per cent, while 10-year United Kingdom government bond yields dipped 5 basis points to below 1 per cent. Betting agencies were already taking wagers on whether May would still have her job by the end of the day. It was far more tame than last year's Brexit vote.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:28

Furthermore, developments in information and communications technology (ICT), increased focus on energy consumption, rising prices and stringent environmental regulations are expected to be key factors driving growth of the smart factory market over the forecast period.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:38

While it is a rarity in British politics, the last one happened not too long ago. However, according to the BBC , May has no intention of resigning . The Conservatives have always been strong on defence and security, and they have sought to exploit Corbyn's anti-nuclear stance and his alleged past support for Irish paramilitaries.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:56

The winning MP then has a "seat" in the House of Commons - if one political party manages to obtain 326 then they have an overall majority and are seen as the victor. On a nerve-racking night for the Conservatives , interior minister Amber Rudd held on to her seat by a whisker, while several junior ministers were swept away.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:59

Apple has also designed the devices to be able to handle virtual reality processing and development, partnering with HTC to bring Vive to the platform. Apple has updated its iMacs with faster Kaby Lake processors and support for twice the RAM of previous generation iMacs. These laptops weigh 2lbs and are 13.1mm thin.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:06

The White House did not specify if the meeting proposed by Trump would include just the member nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council - Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia - or also other nations which have joined the diplomatic boycott of Qatar, Efe news reported .

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:12

Other parties were projected to win 18 seats. Based on interviews with voters leaving polling stations across the country, the poll is conducted for a consortium of United Kingdom broadcasters and regarded as a reliable, though not exact, indicator of the likely result.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:01

Farmers across the continent - where few can afford to irrigate their fields - are particularly at risk from changes in rainfall patterns. "The US withdrawal from Paris may slow down global progress on climate change, but will not reverse it, leaving the US in catch-up mode regarding the clean energy transition", said Peter Kiernan of the Economist Intelligence Unit.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:43

The Metropolitan Police said on Tuesday that the 22-year-old had yet to be formally identified but detectives were confident it was him and had informed his family. The Jabir Bin Zayid Islamic Centre, where Butt occasionally worshipped, said that "some years ago after interrupting a Friday sermon he was asked to leave the mosque".

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:36

A coalition generally needs more than 326 MPs in order to govern successfully, but, as Sinn Fein opts not to take their seats in the United Kingdom parliament , the number required can sometimes be smaller. If no party is able to command a majority on the basis of confidence and supply, the parties may have no choice but to call for another General Election.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:01

In a statement delivered through his personal lawyer , the United States president said that he had never "in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr Comey stop investigating anyone", including former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:29

From Michael Jordan's shots and dunks, to Larry Bird's shooting and steals, to Magic Johnson's passing and fast-break layups - the history of the National Basketball Association playoffs are packed with signature moments. Durant then followed a Kyle Korver 3-pointer miss for Cleveland with a tension-packed 3-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put the Warriors ahead 114-113.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:22

The metro station in the Byker area is closed as police attend the scene. Cops revealed the man was still believed to be holding several employees inside the centre as officers surrounded the building. "It's an isolated incident", said Northumbria Police. "We want to confirm that at this time there is no information or intelligence to suggest the incident in Byker is terror related", said Police.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:37

All three attackers were shot dead by police, who made at least a dozen arrests in east London on Sunday and carried out further raids on Monday morning. Police are continuing to search the properties. Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:14

When Comey abruptly lost his job, the FBI was investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties between the president's associates and Russia. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said. The president told him, "I hope you can let this go", and he took it as more than a mere suggestion. Some saw Rubio as a potential maverick in the Intelligence Committee's investigation, and on Wednesday he was forceful in trying to get Trump's top intelligence advisers to confirm The ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:48

That idea, which isn't new, quickly drew bipartisan opposition. "All but our largest airports nationwide stand to be hurt by this proposal", said Sen. The Kentucky Chamber is focused on improving infrastructure across the state. Trump said the families - one from OH and another from Kentucky - are going through "turmoil" along with millions of other consumers who are facing rising premiums and limited choices for health coverage under the 2010 law.

by | June 09, 2017 | 14:31

CXP's profit will be $33.90 million for 19.25 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. Price T Rowe Md reported 2.92M shares. Korea Inv has 119,800 shares. $991,013 worth of stock was sold by COOPER EDITH W on Friday, January 27. The stock's market capitalization is 17.46B, it has a 52-week low of 200.01 and a 52-week high of 266.18.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:11

The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and China since Trump took office. Concern over the North's weapons program intensified after North Korea test-fired yet another ballistic missile last week, the latest in a series of launches in its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:54

Even though the name contains the word commodity, CCI can be used on other investment tools such as stocks. Values can range from 0 to -100. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:34

If the exit poll is true the Conservatives would be 12 seats short of an overall majority, on 314, with 266 for Labour , 34 for the SNP , and 14 for the Lib Dems. This scenario will crumble May's authority and spoil her hand in the upcoming Brexit negotiations with the European Union. What is a hung parliament? May sharpened her rhetoric on the campaign trail and boasted she would be a "bloody hard woman" in Brussels, saying that "no deal is better than a bad deal".

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:51

Newfield Expl Co now has $5.87B valuation. The stock declined 0.53% or $0.05 reaching $9.41 per share. Invesco reported 1.73M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Newfield Exploration Co. has a 1-year low of $28.69 and a 1-year high of $50.00. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Monday, October 17.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:27

In his second event highlighting the need for infrastructure modernization in what the administration has dubbed "Infrastructure Week", Mr. Trump said the time was now for "recapturing our legacy as a nation of builders" and putting the focus back on American workers.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:44

Even hardened competitors could swallow losing to a team this stacked. The Warriors knew it was coming and did not stop it. It turns out that idea, too, was folly. It's not one guy on that team that's selfishly looking for himself and not the team. "I think it's just part of my calling to just go against teams in the midst of a dynasty", James said on Thursday.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:54

Over the last couple of days, the White House communications team has been remarkably reluctant to endorse Attorney General Jeff Sessions' standing with the president. Comey's statement resonated Thursday on Capitol Hill. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said Sessions "has not been briefed on or participated in any investigation within the scope of his recusal".

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:55

After clearing the House Financial Services Committee last month in a voice along party lines, Act passed with a vote of 233-186, and would need to clear the Senate floor before reaching the desk of President Donald Trump . Or they could leave the 2010 regulatory reform law intact and put the onus on regulators, like the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., to rewrite some of the rules.

by | June 09, 2017 | 13:06

USA crude futures CLc1 were up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $45.98 (35.48 pounds) a barrel at 0026 GMT. The report also revealed a shock increase in diesel and petrol inventories after the EIA estimated United States demand fell by 1 million barrels a day last week.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:06

It's very important for me to be in the quarter-finals one more time ", said Nadal, who turned 31 Saturday. "Probably I didn't play as well as I did the other day, but I still played well." as reported by Firstpost. Danish 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki knocked off 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the last eight for just the second time .

by | June 09, 2017 | 11:24

On the other hand, South Africa have a fearsome top-order, led by ever- dependable Hashim Amla , who has scored runs in all formats of the game. Babar's unbeaten 31 plus Shoaib Malik's 16 not out carried Pakistan to 119 for three from 27 overs and comfortably past the required 101 victory target required on Duckworth-Lewis before the forecast rain forced an early end to proceedings.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:29

Commuters waiting in underground subway stations can connect to free TransitWirelessWiFi on their mobile device and then click on the SubwayLibrary.com prompt. If you ever find yourself without a book during a lengthy commute, the New York Public Library has got you covered. The train is painted bright blue, orange, and purple on the outside, brandished with the words " Subway Library ", and will be running between the E and F lines in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

by | June 09, 2017 | 12:05

Alpha One also gave press coverage about the medical device company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering.

by | June 09, 2017 | 10:53

May, though, would be unlikely to lead the country even if her party can form a coalition as it did in 2010 when it joined forces with the Liberal Democrats . The exit poll pointed to an extraordinary failure for May, who was enjoying opinion poll leads of 20 points and more when she called the snap election just seven weeks ago.