Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

China population to peak at 1.44bn in 2029 China population to peak at 1.44bn in 2029

The working age population declined by another 5.78 million people in the years to 2017. And it will continue to decrease, the report warns. If fertility rates do not change, China's overall population could fall to 1.17 billion by 2065. By their c...

Elon Musk says Tesla's Shanghai factory is 'groundbreaking' Elon Musk says Tesla's Shanghai factory is 'groundbreaking'

In China, the billionaire-entrepreneur faces a auto market that probably shrank previous year for the first time in at least two decades as uncertainties surrounding the trade fight between the world's two biggest economies, signs of weakening domest...

Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor

Mr Das said the RBI constantly monitors liquidity conditions and would take steps to address any deficit in the banking system. He said banks have been asked to look at the viability of individual proposals for loan restructuring of MSMEs.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Will Resign At End Of Month World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Will Resign At End Of Month

Kim, who served as World Bank president for more than six years, says he plans to join a firm that will focus on increasing infrastructure investments in developing countries. However, the bank's staff association in 2016 delivered a stinging broadsi...

Japan Billionaire Says "Free Cash" Tweet Most Shared Of All Time

With a daily appreciation, I will give 100 million yen (total of gifts million yen) in cash. "To participate, all you have to do is follow me and RT this tweet ", he said. His tweet, as of January 7, has become the most retweeted tweet ever. It ...

Bob Neill Insists Majority Of Conservatives Back Theresa May's Brexit Deal Bob Neill Insists Majority Of Conservatives Back Theresa May's Brexit Deal

The Conservative MP also drew example from his constituency, where he says a business owner told him that in the event of a no deal Brexit , about a third of his 60 staff "would have to go". However, she reiterated that the current withdrawal deal...

Elon Musk's Lawyer Called Azealia Banks A Twitter Villain And She's Pissed Elon Musk's Lawyer Called Azealia Banks A Twitter Villain And She's Pissed

The Tesla shareholders say the former girlfriend, Canadian singer Claire Elise Boucher, also known as Grimes, may have first-hand knowledge about what Musk was thinking August 7 when he shocked the world with a tweet: "Am considering taking Tesl...

Cruise and DoorDash partner to test autonomous deliveries of food and groceries Cruise and DoorDash partner to test autonomous deliveries of food and groceries

DoorDash is no stranger to autonomous food delivery. In August, DoorDash disclosed that it was on track to close 2018 with a presence in 2,000 cities, which should make it possible to smoothly expand the self-driving auto pilot beyond San Franci...

United States stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy United States stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy

Appearing on a panel in Atlanta with his two predecessors - Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke - Powell said the central bank intends to be flexible going forward in determining when to hike its key policy rate. Powell called the December jobs report ...

Greggs is going vegan and Brighton loves it

The baked snack proved to be a point of contention for some, as Piers Morgan called Greggs "PC-ravaged clowns". The treat was launched in response to a petition by animal welfare organisation Peta that attracted 20,000 signatures. However, Twitt...

Home sales drop in the GTA Home sales drop in the GTA

Similarly, new listings entered into the MLS system dropped by 12.7%, with 155,823 recorded during 2018. The average price for houses also fell by close to five per cent. Syrianos, who has worked in real estate for three decades, said the pace of p...

Canada adds 9300 jobs, unemployment rate stays at all-time low

That said, employment as a whole in 2018 rose by 163,300 position, or just 0.9 percent, the lowest yearly increase since the 0.9 percent seen in 2015. The positive data nevertheless contained signs of weakness in the Canadian economy, with economist ...

Thirteen people filed for divorce on Christmas Day, figures show Thirteen people filed for divorce on Christmas Day, figures show

Spouses seeking to end their marriage have been able to do so online since April past year, as part of a £1 billion drive to modernise the justice system. She says: "Whilst relationships can break down at any time of the year, any big occasions, mi...

China slashes banks' reserve requirements again as economy slows China slashes banks' reserve requirements again as economy slows

The PBOC will cut the RRR by 0.5 percentage points on January 15 and January 25, respectively, a PBOC statement said. The new measure is more like a structural tool. Bank lending, money supply and - in a broader context - total social financing wil...

Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to almost 1M more vehicles Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to almost 1M more vehicles

You can visit Ford's website and enter your car's Vehicle Identification Number to see if it is affected by the recall. The expanded recall includes about 953,000 vehicles, including 782,384 in the United States and 149,652 in Canada. "Tens of mi...

Rio Tinto completes AutoHaul autonomous train project Rio Tinto completes AutoHaul autonomous train project

Stepping back for the last 6 months, shares have seen a move of -5.14%. Amid the previous 3-months, the stock performs -7.08 percent, conveying six-month performance to -12.25 percent. As a momentum oscillator, the RSI operates in a set range. If the...

US jobs growth jumps in December US jobs growth jumps in December

Both were seen as more red flags that the economic expansion, now in its ninth year and the second longest on record, is losing steam. But the wage growth could worry investors who were hoping the Federal Reserve might pull back on its interest rat...

Electric vehicles likely to be the new norm in Norway Electric vehicles likely to be the new norm in Norway

This new number makes Norway the undisputed leader in sales of such cars per head of population. Just 51 of all ZEV models sold in 2018 had a hydrogen fuel cell system. Electric vehicle sales amounted to 46,092 units, and the best-selling mode...

'Fat Cat Friday': Top executives' pay overtakes average worker's - in three days 'Fat Cat Friday': Top executives' pay overtakes average worker's - in three days

Labeled "Fat Cat Friday", January the 4th has been identified as the date by which the average CEO of a blue-chip British firm company collects the same annual take-home pay of a typical full-time worker in the United Kingdom. Union bosses have waded...

312,000 jobs added in December offer dose of economic reassurance 312,000 jobs added in December offer dose of economic reassurance

Hiring has been unusually strong as the unemployment rate has fallen to 3.7 percent - a 49-year low - from 4.1 percent at the start of 2018. Food service establishments, such as restaurants and bars, added 41,000 jobs. "We're living in a world wh...

Qantas named 'safest airline for 2019' Qantas named 'safest airline for 2019'

According to AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas , these airlines are standouts in the industry and are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and launching of new aircraft. Only six parameters were available then, unlike today's rec...

Southwest Airlines Founder, Herb Kelleher, Dead Southwest Airlines Founder, Herb Kelleher, Dead

The company said:' 'We already miss you, Herbie'. Kelleher is considered an industry pioneer helping create and promote discount travel in the United States. Based in Dallas , the airlines first flew only to cities within Texas but expanded to nei...

Monarch Engineering falls into administration Monarch Engineering falls into administration

KPMG partner David Pike said: "We remain hopeful that buyers will be found for the CAMO and training businesses and encourage any interested parties to get in contact". Sections of the company's operations were transferred to Morson Group and Storm A...

Nissan executive on leave for tasks related to Ghosn arrest Nissan executive on leave for tasks related to Ghosn arrest

The court date will be the businessman's first appearance in public since his arrest for alleged financial misconduct in November. After the extension of detention of Ghosn by the court last week, he was spending the beginning of the year 2019 in d...

Services sector stuck in 'meagre' growth as political deadlock bites Services sector stuck in 'meagre' growth as political deadlock bites

A final reading of the IHS Markit U.S. Services Purchasing Managers' Index declined to a seasonally adjusted 54.4 in December from 54.7 in November. Factory growth in the euro-area fell to the lowest in nearly three years. The average posting during ...

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