Economy

International Monetary Fund increases 2017 global growth forecast

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 major economies, known as the G20, are also scheduled to meet on the sidelines of the April 21-23 conference. Commodity prices, partic...

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Chief Minister takes part in Niti Ayog's meeting

Chief Minister takes part in Niti Ayog's meeting

The Prime Minister said that the vision document in circulation is a draft, and all suggestions given by chief ministers will be taken into account before finalising it. The action points are part of ...

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British PM May says June election result "not certain" despite front-runner status

People could be placing more bets on Corbyn because the odds of him winning are much more generous, with polls suggesting Theresa May will increase her majority. Under Britain's winner-takes-all e...

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Australia unveils tougher citizenship process in migration crackdown

Turnbull said they're doing people a favour with this new rule because would-be Australians who wish to be successful in Australia need to be competent in English. Both visas require two years of rele...

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MCD Poll Gets Lukewarm Response From Voters, Turnout May Touch 54%

While the India Today-Axis poll gave the BJP between 202 and 220 seats of the 272 up for grabs, the ABP News-CVoter poll gave it 218 seats. Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exe...

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Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

After two consecutive years of double-digit gains, average house prices in the Toronto region reached $916,567 in March 2017, up 33.2 per cent from a year earlier. To appease landlords and developer...

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Macron and Le Pen Advance to Runoff for French Presidency

Macron voted in the chic northern seaside resort of Le Touquet with wife Brigitte, his former high school teacher who is 25 years his senior. It's an element that changes the dynamics of traditional p...

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Michael Fallon to slam Jeremy Corbyn on defence plans

Michael Fallon to slam Jeremy Corbyn on defence plans

The Labour leader came under fire from the Conservatives after he appeared to call into question Labour's commitment to maintaining Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent. The Labour leader refused to be...

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Le Pen's National Front posters absent overseas due to missed delivery deadline

The official figures show that as of midnight, local time, Macron had secured 23 point three percent and Le Pen on 22 point six, with 82 percent of the ballots counted. The outcome is a huge defeat fo...

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Does anyone trust the Liberals to fix housing prices?

Does anyone trust the Liberals to fix housing prices?

A 15 per cent tax on home purchases by non-resident foreigners. Also, there will be an expansion of rent controls to all buildings. To mitigate the potential negative impacts that closing the so-c...

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Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't run for re-election

Before running for Congress, Chaffetz worked for politician and diplomat Jon Huntsman Jr.in 2004 as campaign manager in Huntsman's successful race for Utah governor, then as chief of staff after H...

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Oil dips, on course for biggest weekly drop in a month

Oil dips, on course for biggest weekly drop in a month

But the news didn't have a big splash on the oil markets as worries over oversupply and increased USA production put a damper on oil prices. Oil - US Crude: As of April 20, retail trader data shows ...

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GM Will Start Producing an Electric Car in China in Two Years

Last week we revealed that Volvo were planning to announce their first battery electric vehicle at the Shanghai Motor Show , and that it will be built in China for global export. Volvo will both ma...

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Attack on BVB-Bus supposedly out of greed

Last week's bombing attack against the Borussia Dortmund team bus was initially speculated to be a work of a fanatical fan, and later was linked to terrorism, with letters claiming ISIS was behind it....

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Massive Power Outage Hits San Francisco

The outage started on Friday morning and affected as many as 90,000 customers, according to United States media reports , bringing the city to a virtual standstill. local time (several hours before ...

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Finance leaders play down differences with Trump over trade

Finance leaders play down differences with Trump over trade

Global economic growth could also be stymied by actions that could hurt future generations, she said, referring to debt burden, unsustainable pension systems, not maintaining infrastructure and the im...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What Are You Expecting?

With the Note 7-debacle on its back, Samsung made a decision to not only unleash a new design and AI called Bixby with Galaxy S8 - and it bigger sibling, Galaxy S8 Plus - but has kept the pricing ...

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Economy Watch: IMF Ups Forecast for 2017 Global Growth

While the International Monetary Fund expects the USA economy to grow by a moderate 2.3 percent this year, it could see Trump's aggressive economic policy as a threat to further United States growth. ...

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Jimmy Choo is up for sale

Jimmy Choo is up for sale

Luxury shoe and bag retailer Jimmy Choo has put itself up for sale in a move that took the market by surprise. It has invited interest parties to make themselves known to its bankers, Bank of Amer...

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Differences cloud IMF, World Bank meetings

Differences cloud IMF, World Bank meetings

Aso said there was no guarantee a bilateral trade deal with Japan would be better for the U.S. The more countries that are involved, he said, the easier it is find ways to "balance the gains and losse...

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New York mayor says violence claims are wrong

In fact , crime in New York City is at record lows. Commissioner O'Neill spoke next, and said that "my blood began to boil" when he read the DOJ statement . " New York City continues to see gan...

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IMF maintains outlook for Canada in latest analysis

Inflation is expected to climb from the present uncomfortably low rate of 1.5 per cent to 2 per cent this year and 2.6 per cent in 2018. Mexico's projections were trimmed to 1.7% and 2%, respective...

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Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

Mnuchin said the priorities of Trump's tax reform, which, he claimed will be the biggest since the decade of the 1980s, will be to simplify personal income taxes, provide tax cuts for the middle class...

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France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security

France begins voting in presidential poll amid high security

There is a real sense that the far right leader, Marine Le Pen has a serious chance at winning the second and final round of voting on May 7. France's Interior Ministry says the voter turnout so far...

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Ontario unveils new measures to cool housing market

Real estate agent Sabrina Ataullah-Jan said that Canadian properties are undervalued and that is why the Toronto area has an influx of foreign investment. Ottawa, says Carleton professor emeritus an...

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Diageo plc 13.7% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

About 14.34M shares traded. The Company serves over four million residential and business customers under the TalkTalk and TalkTalk Business brands. Therefore 60% are positive. The company was maintai...

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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase

'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase

Pennsylvania State Police said officers on Wednesday morning (AEST) that Stephens' white Ford Fusion was spotted in a McDonalds parking lot near Erie, Pennsylvania and called authorities. "We have a l...

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Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Critical economic issues like Indo-US Investment Initiative, Infrastructure Collaboration & NIIF, collaboration with United States of America for Smart Cities Development, etc. "We need these two elem...

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Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

The Capitals blocked 22 shots in Game 6 so the Leafs need to find ways to generate chances, especially rebounds. The game was a stalemate for almost 50 minutes, as the two teams exchanged chance aft...

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Exxon seeks sanctions waiver so it can drill in Russian deal

An oil giant ExxonMobil has a great desire to bypass U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation, this movement ould make possible for Exxon to resume drilling under its Black Sea oil venture with R...

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