Economy

by | April 24, 2017 | 20:05

It's unclear what happened before passengers on flight 591 from San Francisco to Dallas/Ft. Thomas Demetrio told CNBC on Monday that he will represent both passengers whose recent confrontations with airline and airport employees sparked global outrage and prompted a nationwide conversation over US carriers' treatment of passengers.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:51

The AfD, which rails against Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to welcome over a million migrants over the past two years, is polling between eight to 10 percent support ahead of the election. Weidel, a little-known figure in the AfD and seen as more moderate, is in favor of expelling Hoecke. "That means the direction now is that they want to integrate positions such as those held by Hoecke and that's a racial radical right-wing position", Funke said, adding that would make it less ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:37

A spokesperson for Minister of Housing and Poverty Reduction Chris Ballard said the rules do not apply to rent increase notices given before Thursday April 20. "I am pleased that the government will activate surplus provincial land like the West Don Lands to create new affordable housing, something I have been urging the Premier to do for some time".

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:34

Plane passengers were treated to a sky-high serenade from Kenny G on Saturday for a heartwarming reason. "It was just an unbelievable moment", one passenger told Storyful. Well , it took them nearly five minutes to raise close to double that (according to Creative Loafing Tampa Bay ), and Kenny G delivered on his promise.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:25

Oil's rally has faltered after three straight weekly gains on expectations the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies will extend its supply reductions. "The surplus amount of oil has been reduced". The market has largely factored in a roll-over decision at OPEC's next meeting May 25, so any new comments from OPEC ministers or officials reiterating that likelihood are unlikely to move crude prices.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:22

Democrats anxious Tillerson's connections to Russian Federation would undermine USA sanctions imposed after the country fomented civil war in Ukraine and annexed Crimea. Congress has also launched an investigation into whether there were ties between aides to Donald Trump and Russia's government during the presidential campaign and the political transition.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:19

Trump lathered more praise on the candidate in an interview with Associated Press later Friday, saying she is the "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France". Candidates with radically opposing visions for the country's future clashed openly over the response to the killing, claimed by the Islamic State (IS) less than 72 hours before polling stations open.

by | April 24, 2017 | 19:08

Finance Minister II Johari Abdul Ghani said he was not involved in settlement negotiations between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). 1MDB said obligations will be met primarily via monetization of 1MDB-owned investment fund units. It will look into whether Qubaisi illegally used confidential information to authorise trading by Falcon Private Bank in UniCredit's shares when Ipic's Aabar division was preparing to take a 5% in Italy's largest bank by assets ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:50

In November 2015, the motorcycle maker told employees its plans to shift the production of Harley-Davidson cruisers to Kansas City, starting in the 2018 model year. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 5.53 and the short float is around of 6.93%. Independent Franchise Partners LLP now owns 8,745,188 shares of the company's stock valued at $459,909,000 after buying an additional 127,052 shares during the period.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:37

The company's net profit and revenues from operations for the corresponding quarter past year stood at Rs 7,167 crore and Rs 63,954 crore, respectively, according to regulatory filings by RIL with the Bombay Stock Exchange. Operating profit was led by robust performance from petrochemicals business and sustained strength in refining business, the company said. Its debt jumped to Rs 47,463 crore, from Rs 32,963 crore as on March 31, 2016.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:18

Le Pen: The far-right candidate told supporters in the run-up to the vote that if elected, she would put a moratorium even on legal immigration to the country, as well as closing "Islamist" mosques and expelling radicals. GMT (8 p.m.in Israel) with those in major cities shutting an hour later. Most polling stations will close at 1700 GMT, with those in major cities shutting at 1800 GMT.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:17

Kawhi was incredible in this game. WILL HE OR WON'T HE: While the prevailing wisdom suggests the Warriors should just rest Durant for Game 4 since the Warriors are so close to wrapping up the series, it sounded on Saturday night as though he may still be hoping to play.

by | April 24, 2017 | 18:16

EDT (1540 GMT). Brent crude futures were up 27 cents at $55.16 a barrel at 1106 GMT, while US crude futures were up 20 cents at $52.61. USA crude stocks fell last week as refineries hiked output, but gasoline supplies, which are already seasonally high, surprisingly increased, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:56

And assuming he wins the presidency on May 7, he will need broad support in the French parliament to turn his policy promises into legislation. A boost in market sentiment lifted US Treasury yields and equity markets, as one of the biggest risk events of the year has passed.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:41

The U.S. Treasury on Friday, April 21 said it would not waive trade sanctions for U.S. companies seeking to resume oil drilling in Russian Federation, including ExxonMobil, AFP reports. Exxon Mobil signed with Rosneft an agreement on the joint development of hydrocarbon reserves on the Black Sea shelf in January 2011. News of Exxon's Treasury application drew sharp criticism in Congress over the past two days.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:25

As of Monday morning, Jimmy Choo said it had not yet received any offers. "March's drop in retail sales suggests that the consumer spending slowdown is gathering pace and adds to other evidence indicating that the economic recovery has slowed since the end of previous year", Gregory remarked in a note published last Friday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 17:02

United, facing fierce criticism after videos of the incident went viral, said it is reviewing its policies around oversold flights. Delta Air Lines has increased the maximum possible payout to passengers to almost $10,000 if they voluntarily give up a seat on an overbooked flight, the company told AFP Monday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:51

Choosing inside the system is no longer an option for French voters, who rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favour of Le Pen and the untested Macron, who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just previous year.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:33

The 2012 MCD polls had registered a 53.23 per cent turnout. The CVoter-ABP exit poll claimed the BJP was likely to sweep Delhi with 218 seats, limiting the AAP and the Congress to 24 and 22 seats respectively. "I reached the polling station at 8 am". Ankita (23), another first-time voter who voted for BJP, said: "Since this is the first time I will be voting, I watched many news debates on TV and read about the issues".

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:23

The day-long meeting of the Council is being held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The short-term action plan coincides with the remaining three years of the 14th Finance Commission's award period ending in 2019-20 as it gives certainty on the cash flow of central and state governments for the period.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:22

There's no word about how much power it delivers, but we do know it's enough electric punch to complete the 0-62 miles per hour task in less than four seconds. It is due to go on sale next year. Still, sales of electric and gasoline-electric hybrids fell 4.4 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter to 55,929 vehicles while SUV purchases rose 21 percent to 2.4 million.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:12

The security officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation. "The Chicago Department of Aviation continues reviewing the details surrounding the incident", said Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride.

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:04

In a letter to the News Broadcasters Association secretary-general and the Press Council of India secretary, the EC asked the print and electronic media to keep away from publicising exit polls or predictions about future poll triumphs. Polling to elect Delhi's municipal councillors ended at 5.30 pn in New Delhi on Sunday. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was trifurcated in 2012 into the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and South ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 16:00

Moreover, that's up from 3.1 percent previous year. The organization now predicts that the world economy will grow at a pace of 3.5 percent in 2017, or 0.1 percent more than it predicted previously. Global trade is back on track, despite of various indicators such as export growth in Asia and high demand for container ships. Weakening levels of productivity are identified as a major medium-term challenge for many emerging market and developing economies.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:55

The meeting resembled a mini-OPEC gathering, complete with OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo and energy ministers from Oman and Bahrain in attendance. Kuwait's oil minister Essam al-Marzouq said he expected the agreement to be extended. US crude production rose by 17,000 bpd to 9.25 million a day last week, according to the EIA.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:44

Callum McGregor slotted home a sumptuous finish from the edge of the box, before Scott Sinclair's 51st-minute penalty put the tie beyond Rangers. He added: "No, I can not change my approach with just one minute to go before we go on the pitch".

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:40

Two of Ronaldo's three goals in the match were scoring from an offside position, while Arturo Vidal was harshly sent off for a challenge on Marco Asensio. Ronaldo completed his hat-trick four minutes later as he rolled the ball in following a fine run from Marcelo, when he could well have been flagged offside again.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:32

Applicants will be asked to show steps they have taken to "integrate into and contribute to" the Australian community, such as membership of community organisations and evidence of employment and school enrolment. or Europe. Not only will the new exam require a higher level of English competency, it will also judge whether or not an applicant has " Australian values ".

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:20

Pro-European Emmanuel Macron is set to face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential run-off, results showed today, making him a clear favourite to emerge as the country's youngest leader in its history. Sunday. First projected results are expected shortly afterwards. More than 50,000 police and gendarmes were deployed to the 66,000 polling stations for Sunday's election, which comes after Thursday's deadly attack on the Champs-Elysees in which a police officer and a ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:18

Sales in Greater Vancouver, once the country's hottest real estate market, fell 31.5 per cent compared with a year ago. But, similar to what transpired in Vancouver, the changes are unlikely to have a long-term impact on house prices in the Toronto area.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:08

Sir Michael attacked Mr Corbyn for suggesting Labour would not commit to renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent, suggesting he would not launch a drone strike on the leader of Islamic State and saying he would suspend strikes against extremists in Iraq and Syria.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:59

Tajani met May at 10 Downing St. on Thursday to discuss European Union lawmakers' goals for the talks, which are due to start after Britain's June 8 election. Mrs May has argued that an increased Commons majority would strengthen her hand in the Brexit negotiations, making it more hard for the opposition parties at home to obstruct her plans.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:33

Eleven candidates are vying to be the next president, with candidates spanning the political spectrum. A race that began with the surprise nomination of Fillon as right-wing candidate in November shifted into higher gear in December when unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande decided not to seek re-election.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:29

With Ms Le Pen wanting France to leave the European Union, and Mr Macron proposing even closer co-operation between the bloc's 28 nations, the outcome of the first round of voting on Sunday after a wildly unpredictable and tense campaign means the run-off will have undertones of a referendum on France's European Union membership.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:12

Forecasts for the USA, 2.3 percent for 2017 and 2.5 percent for 2018, are the same as in the January report. The IMF, whose spring meetings with the World Bank get underway in Washington this week, forecast that the global economy would grow 3.5% in 2017, up from its previous forecast of 3.4% in January.