Economy

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:38

Jefferies Group LLC set a GBX 4,700 ($59.46) price target on AstraZeneca plc and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Saturday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 11.90 ($0.15) per share.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:33

But the Conservatives failed to win 326 seats in the general election - the number needed to have an outright majority. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson speaks to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. But Davidson positioned herself on the soft-Brexit wing and advocated single market access . She supports single market membership as part of any Brexit deal, a party source said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:03

In Group I, just two points separate the top four sides after leaders Croatia lost 1-0 in Iceland, with Hordur Magnusson scoring a last-minute victor for the Euro 2016 quarter-finalists. "He is a vital player for us and I look at Aaron even when Gareth is there", said Coleman. "I think it would be like that if I went back to Belgrade with my wife for the weekend!" "It was only a recce, but I had butterflies in my stomach", he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:00

Para-athlete Suvarna Raj was forced to sleep on the floor of a train from Nagpur to Delhi after ignorant passengers refused to exchange their seats with the table tennis player. She runs an NGO that works for differently-abled people and had recently fought the Delhi civic polls from north Delhi's Begumpur on a Swaraj India ticket.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:07

With oil production of about 620,000 barrels per day (bpd), Qatar's crude output ranks as one of the smallest among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( Opec ), but tension within the cartel could weaken an agreement to hold back production in order to prop up prices.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:39

Several Conservative lawmakers, who all spoke on condition of anonymity because it was a private meeting, said she started off at the meeting by saying she had got the party into "this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it'".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:22

May is reshuffling the cabinet after the snap general election held on Thursday. On Friday, it was confirmed that all five of the most senior cabinet ministers would remain in their jobs. Mr Green is the first person to hold the office of First Secretary of State since George Osborne . Chris Grayling has kept his job as transport secretary after Theresa May carried out a minor post-election reshuffle, but Michael Gove has returned to the Cabinet as environment secretary.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:15

Comey's testimony on Thursday also raised new questions about the attorney general's relationship with Russian officials with ties to President Vladimir Putin. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday he wants his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee to be public. In an interview with CBS "This Morning", Sen.

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:13

Wilkins said policy makers will be focusing on the data and talking to "many people" ahead of the next interest-rate decision on July 12. She concluded from this the Bank is "not in the place to move the rate but, as we head into 2018 (should growth continue and trade stabilize), they will remove some of that stimulus that won't be needed anymore".

by | June 13, 2017 | 12:24

After gathering a throw-in on the right, Oxlade-Chamberlain twirled around Brown, edged across the box and let fly with a left-foot shot that flew through Gordon's feeble attempt at a save. However, its lead at the top of Group F was cut to 2 points as Slovakia won 2-1 in Lithuania. Kane revealed that Southgate had only told the 23-year-old he would be captain before training on the Friday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:37

According to multiple news reports , Holder's advice included ordering Kalanick to step down temporarily and forcing out Emil Michael , Uber's senior vice president of business and a key Kalanick ally within the company. Morale has plummeted amid the constant barrage of bad press, the source told me, and employees are increasingly concerned about their job prospects at other tech start-ups if they continue to work at a company with a tarnished reputation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:18

But numerous other recommendations are meant to help eliminate rules that affect small and regional banks, which Treasury officials think are ensnared by regulations designed for the country's largest lenders. "For many creditworthy borrowers, they are paying $500 more for an auto loan ..." The CFPB was established as a watchdog group in the wake of the financial crisis.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:58

The results of the snap general elections in the United Kingdom has demonstrated that the country's citizens rejected the idea of the "hard" exit from the European Union , European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said. Other EU leaders have expressed concerns the failure to win a majority may make negotiations even more hard. That was also the broadly desired outcome in Brussels, where leaders believed that a stronger May would be better able to cut compromise deals with the European ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:00

Since at least 2015, Uber has offered employees different versions of the share buyback program. An email from Michael announcing his departure said he would be replaced by another vice president, David Richter , according to The New York Times , which first reported Michael's departure.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:58

Moreover, Smith Salley & Associates has 0.73% invested in the company for 136,149 shares. The SI to Ricebran Tech's float is 1.23%. It closed at $27.99 lastly. The expected CNA's profit could reach $209.37 million giving the stock 15.19 P/E in the case that $0.77 earnings per share is reported. Therefore 63% are positive.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:09

She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union would start "in the coming days". May faced her lawmakers at a meeting of the 1922 Committee (the Conservative Private Members' Committee) on Monday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:16

The biggest listed casino firm outside China said the cases had been referred to the Baoshan District Court. Among them were three Australians, including Jason O'Connor, a senior executive in charge of attracting Chinese high-rollers. For several years, foreign casinos have been engaged in an increasingly high-stakes race to lure the lucrative Chinese VIP market, skirting Chinese law strictly forbidding the promotion of gambling.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:30

Pakistani TV showed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and General Qamar Javed Bajwa arriving in Riyadh on June 6. According to sources, the premier and Army Chief will meet Saudi rulers in an effort to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Qatar hosts the largest U.S. air base in the Middle East, while Bahrain hosts the main base for the U.S. Navy. The finance minister and the central bank said Qatar has the financial firepower to defend its currency and economy, while the head of Qatar ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:21

Post-settlement, prices pared some losses as data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed crude inventories fell by 8.7 million barrels in the week to May 26 to 513.2 million, compared with analysts' expectations for a decrease of 2.5 million barrels.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:30

Rabri Devi's definition of sanskari woman is pretty specific: she's looking for women who don't go to shopping malls or cinema theatres, who run households and respect elders, just like Rabri Devi herself. "Cinema hall aur mall jane wali ladki nahi chahiye". Modi said Lallan Chowdhary gifted property worth Rs 1 crore to Lalu Prasad's family in 2014.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:34

United Pet Group says it's received limited reports of pet illnesses. The recall includes dog chew products under the American Beefhide , Digest-eeze, Good "n" Fit, Good "n" Fun and Healthy Hide brands with lot codes AH, AV, A, AI, AO, or AB listed on the back of the packaging.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:53

The Ninth Circuit Court ruling , by a three-judge panel, directly rejected the White House claim that the order was created to protect national security , and that Congress had given the president sweeping authority to exclude foreign nationals whenever he considered them to be a threat to USA interests.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:58

Funds will go toward programs that support youth wellness and improve mental health resources , according to Starbucks . As the name suggests, this one is a rosier beverage and plays on the popularity of previous such drinks like the Pink Drink and Green Drink.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:12

Then on Friday, Mr Gabriel spoke to Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani in the northern German town of Wolfenbuettel. Qatar has said it will not retaliate against the curbs. "Tensions are still high and mediation efforts by fellow Gulf Cooperation Council state Kuwait have yet to lead to a concrete solution, so investors will likely remain on edge", said one Dubai-based trader.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:05

Netflix closed down 3.9%, compared to an earlier loss of 6.2% which took it into correction territory (a fall of 10% or more a recent peak) after Friday's fall. The S&P technology sector fell 0.8 per cent after dropping 2.7 per cent Friday for its largest two-day decline in almost a year. Jeff Immelt will retire as chief executive and would be replaced by John Flannery, the head of GE healthcare, who said he will conduct a swift review of the business portfolio.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:56

As previously reported , gunman Omar Mateen opened fire inside the LGBT nightclub on June 12, 2016. Monday marks one year since the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando , Florida . "You can't. Not in this case, you can't do that". An exhibit of artwork collected from memorial sites set up around Orlando after the massacre will be shown at the Orange County History Center , and a giant rainbow, gay-pride flag will be unveiled at the Orange County government building.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:49

Attorney Preet Bharara said there is evidence to begin a case for obstruction of justice against Trump . It is obvious that the normal methods used in the past to control presidents - exposés and shaming in the news media, congressional investigations, being the constant butt of jokes by late-night comedians and so on - do not work with Trump.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:51

Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reached agreement with Chinese officials on final details of a protocol to allow the U.S.to begin the beef exports to China. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said cattle producers "will be regaining access to an enormous market with an ever-expanding middle class". "We will continue to work toward a more fair and balanced economic relationship with China by expanding opportunities for USA workers and businesses".

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:09

First, Vladimir Stojkovic raced out of his goal to concede an unnecessary free-kick and then Luka Milivojevic pulled back Sam Vokes , conceding an unnecessary penalty; Aaron Ramsey stepped up to chip right as Stojkovic dived left. "I'm pretty sure that he [Ramsey] probably hasn't even seen it, " manager Coleman said of the Panenka spot-kick. I will tell you what can happen.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:55

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The IPO would raise at least $1.26 billion. The funds could be used to fuel future acquisitions. It was formed previous year after Netherlands-based Altice N.V. Of the Altice USA stock included in the offering, about 12 million shareswill be offered by Altice USA, 20.9 million by funds advised by BC Partners and 13.5 million by entities affiliated with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:16

API figures showed that USA crude inventories fell by 8.7 million barrels to 513.2 million in the week to May 26, compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of only 2.5 million barrels. In December, OPEC , Russia and other major producers agreed to curb production by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months from January 1 to support the market and push prices to $60 per barrel.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:14

With talks due to start in Brussels in ten days time, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit". "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal". His comments suggest the European Union is willing to delay the start of official negotiations, which were due to start on 19 June.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:19

As a result, the US said it would not join those sections of the communique on climate and multilateral development banks. French minister Nicolas Hulot said U.S. financing for developing countries affected by climate change was an important setback, he said France and other countries were looking at ways of compensating through multilateral development banks.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:50

Analysts told Reuters that Glencore , which has been interested in the assets for some time, is likely to succeed with its bid. Shares in global copper and mining titan Rio Tinto plc (LOIN: RIO ) nudged higher in early afternoon London trade as a potential bidding war for the group's Australian coal business heated up.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:46

Three Iranian ports of Bushehr, Bandar Abbas, and Bandar Lengeh are now ready to be used for the dispatch of Iranian products to Qatar, Noorani went on to say. In an interview with CNBC television, one of the first public appearances by a Qatari economic policy maker since the crisis erupted, Finance Minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi sounded confident.