Economy

SSE profit surge fans flames of price cap row

SSE profit surge fans flames of price cap row

Stripping out exceptional items such as interest costs on net pension liabilities and the removal of taxation on profit from joint ventures and associates, underlying pretax profit rose by 2.1% to GBP...

by · Economy
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Closed at $16.25

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Closed at $16.25

The firm is expected to announce its next earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, May 25th. However the company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the same quarter during previous yea...

by · Economy

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co

Co. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $36.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Saturday, March 18th. Susquehanna upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday,...

by · Economy
SBI PO Prelims Results 2017: Declared at sbi

SBI PO Prelims Results 2017: Declared at sbi

Lakhs of candidates try their luck in the recruitment process to get selected as Probationary officers in different branches across the country. Candidates who took the exam can check their results ...

by · Economy
Paytm to start payments bank operations from May 23

Paytm to start payments bank operations from May 23

Paytm was initially planning to launch the Payments Bank around Diwali past year, in November 2016, but Airtel beat Paytm to become the first payments bank in the country to go live. Paytm is in f...

by · Economy

Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support

Amazon has also taken this opportunity to add voice and video calls to Alexa . Amazon's Echo is expected to continue its dominance, with a share of almost 71 percent, though eMarketer expects Googl...

by · Economy

White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test

The White House is calling North Korea a "flagrant menace" after the test launch of a ballistic missile, the seventh such firing this year. Pundits believe Pyongyang's latest provocation will provid...

by · Economy
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 1,566,921 shares of the healthcare product maker's stock valued at $69,588,000 af...

by · Economy

New variants of the NSA-derived cyberattack already spotted

Those who use Bkav Pro or Bkav Endpoint can operate directly because Tool automatically protect. Russia's interior ministry said some of its computers had been hit, while the country's banking syste...

by · Economy

Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

Trump leaves for his first foreign trip as president on Friday. President Donald Trump begins an worldwide tour next Friday with the first stop in Saudi Arabia, followed by visits in Israel, the V...

by · Economy
Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

The United States sees the Syrian Kurds as its best battlefield partner on the ground in northern Syria. Ushakov said "any contacts" with the US president are "important" but he would not reply to t...

by · Economy

Sterling falls to one-week low after Bank of England release

Financial markets are now pricing in two Bank of England rate rises by 2020, up from one when the Bank finalised its latest Inflation Report projections last week. Their forecasts show average weekly ...

by · Economy
Wannacry Attack: North Korea Links Alleged by Google Researcher

Wannacry Attack: North Korea Links Alleged by Google Researcher

She spoke before emergency Security Council consultations on the North's latest ballistic missile launch, which experts say demonstrated a significant technological jump. North Korea on Sunday (May 14...

by · Economy
South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea

South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea

US experts said the missile launched over the weekend could have a range of 4,500 km (about 2,800 miles), putting Guam easily within range. On the non-nuclear front, a reporter asked what the USA wo...

by · Economy
Moon warns high chance of clashes with North Korea

Moon warns high chance of clashes with North Korea

Although the devastating war between the democratic, wealthy south and the communist, impoverished north ended in 1953 without a peace treaty, there are channels of communication between them. The pre...

by · Economy
BHP Billiton CEO to Meet with Activist Shareholder Elliott

BHP Billiton CEO to Meet with Activist Shareholder Elliott

The Firm is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. "Since that time, we have made consistent progress and we are confident that continued delive...

by · Economy

U.S. lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

The U.S. intelligence partner had not agreed to share information with Russia, but during his meeting with Russian officials, the Post reports that Trump "went off script" and started talking abou...

by · Economy
South Korea wants to reopen communication with North Korea amid missile crisis

South Korea wants to reopen communication with North Korea amid missile crisis

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programmes it says it needs to counte...

by · Economy
Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

Mr Trump took to Twitter to insist he had the "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining.to terrorism and airline flight safety" with Russian Federation. "We appreciate the strong relationship we hav...

by · Economy
Kim gleeful as North Korea fires longest-range missile

Kim gleeful as North Korea fires longest-range missile

Security Council warned could require new sanctions on Pyongyang. North Korea is believed to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reac...

by · Economy
EU urges member nations to share more refugees

EU urges member nations to share more refugees

For the first time ever, EU governments will debate today (16 May) on what is considered to be internal affairs of one of the Union's members - Poland. Hungary and Poland voted against the plan, but w...

by · Economy
Sotheby's sells pink and blue diamond earrings for record US$51 million

Sotheby's sells pink and blue diamond earrings for record US$51 million

Sold as separate lots to the same unidentified Asian buyer, the "Apollo Blue" and "Artemis Pink" diamonds together barely cracked the low end of the expected range of US$50 million to US$70 millio...

by · Economy

Pvt. Chelsea Manning released from military prison

Manning - known then as Bradley Manning - was sentenced to 35 years in prison on 20 counts , including violations of the Espionage Act. In her last tweet, Manning wrote on Monday she had "two more ...

by · Economy
Concerns over Trump dent stocks, dollar

Concerns over Trump dent stocks, dollar

The US Dollar index slumped by over half a percent to its lowest level since November on Tuesday. The earnings are mostly over. "The Trump issue seems to come in waves, and now we have another wave"...

by · Economy

Trump Asked Comey to Stop Flynn Investigation — NY Times

The Trump administration was already under fire before reports of the president's attempts to end the FBI's investigation emerged. Soon after the firing, a Comey associate told the AP that Comey r...

by · Economy
Allahabad Bank Q4 net profit at Rs 111 crore as provisions fall

Allahabad Bank Q4 net profit at Rs 111 crore as provisions fall

This helped the lender to cut down on its provisioning for bad loans to Rs 4,910.39 crore for the quarter under review, from Rs 10,773.37 crore in the same period year ago. Gross non-performing assets...

by · Economy

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood told reporters on a conference call on Tuesday, two days after a successful North Korean missile test-launch. KCNA said the missile flew 489 miles and reached an a...

by · Economy

Aviva Plc Decreased Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) Stake By $11.95 Million

Now the P/E of Regions Financial Corporation stands at 16. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of RF. Stockholders of record on Friday, ...

by · Economy

Police vow to continue search for Moors murder victim Keith Bennett

One of the victims' body, 12-year-old Keith Bennett, has never been found despite pleas from the boy's relatives for the couple to reveal where they buried his body. A search is carried out on Saddlew...

by · Economy
CBI raids Chidambaram and son Karti's Chennai residences

CBI raids Chidambaram and son Karti's Chennai residences

CBI registers FIR against Karti Chidambaram , INX media for criminal conspiracy, also names Indrani Mukherjea and Peter Mukherjea. It is then that INX Media approached Karti, promoter director of Che...

by · Economy