Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Aramco reportedly to trade on Saudi stock exchange from December Aramco reportedly to trade on Saudi stock exchange from December

Modi will be delivering the keynote address at the third session of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Forum in Riyadh , nicknamed "Davos in the Desert". "There are several Russian pensions funds who are interested to invest in the Aramco IPO an...

S&P 500 hits record high on hopes of trade deal, rate cut

Markets south of the border climbed as third-quarter corporate results continued to beat expectations and the USA and China both pointed to progress in reaching a deal on Phase 1 of a trade agreement. Microsoft rose 2.5 percent after winning a Pentag...

President Xi Wants China to Be World Leader in Blockchain President Xi Wants China to Be World Leader in Blockchain

Mr Xi said last week that China should accelerate the development of blockchain technology , a digital ledger that forms the backbone of many cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin . Commercial cryptography on the other hand, is for protecting inform...

Glasgo praises budget, says it's committed to Albertans Glasgo praises budget, says it's committed to Albertans

The cut, along with expanded pipeline access expected from projects such as Trans Mountain, is the foundation of the government's plan to improve the economy while minimizing service cuts. Dependence on oil and gas revenues Alberta is still forecast...

Google sued by ACCC after allegedly misleading customers over location data collection Google sued by ACCC after allegedly misleading customers over location data collection

The lawsuit follows the ACCC's exhaustive, 18-month investigation into digital platforms in Australia that made 23 recommendations, including changes to Google's phones, the Privacy Act, and the introduction of a privacy code for tech companies in Au...

Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Job Interviews Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Job Interviews

The company website says, "For the unemployed, reliable transportation to a job interview or to the first few weeks of work can mean the difference between successful, long-term employment and lost opportunities". Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 8...

S&P 500 hits all-time high on trade optimism, rate cut hopes S&P 500 hits all-time high on trade optimism, rate cut hopes

Microsoft hit an all-time high after the company secured a cloud-computing contract with the Pentagon worth $10 billion. The S&P 500 hit a fresh record high at the start of the week on the back of additional positive headlines around the US-China ...

Google-parent profit dented by spending on cloud-computing business Google-parent profit dented by spending on cloud-computing business

Alphabet shares have underperformed relative to some peers, rising 17% in the last 12 months entering Monday, compared with a 33% gain for Microsoft MSFT.O and 29% for Facebook FB.O . "We do remain on pace for head count growth in 2019 to be in line ...

NSW Digital Drivers Licences are now live through the Service NSW app NSW Digital Drivers Licences are now live through the Service NSW app

Nearly five years after it was first proposed, and after several years of trials runs in key locations, NSW citizens will finally be able to use a digital driver's licence. Service NSW also warns that those using the digital license must only pic...

Ford announces it will cut 450 jobs in Canada Ford announces it will cut 450 jobs in Canada

The vehicle was produced Ford's Oakville Assembly Complex, in Cnada, where they also built the Lincoln MKT which ended production this month. A spokesperson said in an email that the company is putting its "focus on products in the heart of the fas...

Gold steady as investors wait for Fed's take on rate cut Gold steady as investors wait for Fed's take on rate cut

Hopes that Britain will reach a deal to leave the European Union, and avoid a disorderly exit, also boosted risk sentiment on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the U.S. As per the market-based probabilities, it shows that it wi...

Popeyes popular chicken sandwich returning to all restaurants this weekend permanently Popeyes popular chicken sandwich returning to all restaurants this weekend permanently

Listen to Eat It, Virginia! The entree that sparked this summer's Chicken Sandwich War is coming back and renewing the battle. Chances that fans and followers of the Cajun-inspired fast food restaurant will flock to get their hands on the sand...

Luxury engagement: Louis Vuitton owner sets sights on Tiffany’s diamonds Luxury engagement: Louis Vuitton owner sets sights on Tiffany’s diamonds

The New York-based luxury retail said Monday it was considering the offer for $120 a share , which is about $14.5 billion. Tiffany is expected to reject the offer as undervalued, the Financial Times reported Sunday, citing people familiar with t...

Virgin Galactic becomes first public space tourism company Virgin Galactic becomes first public space tourism company

Virgin Galactic ( SPCE ) is up 4.88% in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange . Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc .is trading common stock, units and warrants on the NYSE under the ticker symbols "SPCE", "SPCE.U" and "SPCE WS." respectively.

UCP's first budget, warns of program spending cuts UCP's first budget, warns of program spending cuts

Total spending in the 2018-19 budget was $56.2 billion. Starting next year, the province plans to tie funding for universities to how many students graduate and meet the needs of emerging job markets. Nally said even after the funding reductions to...

'Never give up': Draghi holds final monetary policy meeting 'Never give up': Draghi holds final monetary policy meeting

Draghi spoke at his last news conference before former International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde takes over November 1. " Mario Draghi signed off today reiterating that he and the European Central Bank have done if not whatever it took...

Jeff Bezos regains worlds richest man title after momentary snag Jeff Bezos regains worlds richest man title after momentary snag

Amazon reported a 26 per cent drop in web earnings in its third quarter, its first revenue decline since 2017, reviews Forbes . The potential change in Bezos's status is partly tied to his transferring a quarter of his Amazon stake - worth ...

Twitter will not join Facebook’s Libra: Jack Dorsey Twitter will not join Facebook’s Libra: Jack Dorsey

A favorite topic was its reluctance to police posts containing false information. "We actually don't appoint the independent fact-checkers", Zuckerberg said in a response. Mr Zuckerberg would not commit to bringing the association back to th...

General Motors workers ratify contract, ending 40-day strike General Motors workers ratify contract, ending 40-day strike

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, also a Democrat, praised the UAW , but slammed GM for going ahead with a plan to shut a plant in Lordstown, Ohio . The results from a week of voting came in Friday and 57% of UAW members voted yes to the contract .

Payday lender QuickQuid to shut its doors after struggling with complaints Payday lender QuickQuid to shut its doors after struggling with complaints

Fisher said the FCA and financial ombudsman failed to provide clarity on "the future state of complaints handling", adding: "Despite our best efforts to come to a resolution, we were unable to find a path forward that provides us the clarity we need ...

Ford Teases Coming Mustang-Inspired SUV With Video Ford Teases Coming Mustang-Inspired SUV With Video

All know that with this all, the future of Ford is said to be tied with all success to the shift of electrification. The teaser video and sketch will give us a better idea of what is to come. Ford's playbook here is interesting, but not unpred...

SoftBank to Gain Majority Stake in WeWork, Sever Ties with former CEO SoftBank to Gain Majority Stake in WeWork, Sever Ties with former CEO

According to Bloomberg sources, the Japanese parent of the $100 billion Vision Fund is set to unveil the writedown when SoftBank announces second-quarter earnings on November 6, mostly due to the Vision Fund's holdings in ride-hailing giant Ub...

Barclays posts higher profits despite €1.6bn hit Barclays posts higher profits despite €1.6bn hit

The bank said it was still wading through more than two million claims or requests for PPI information at the end of the third quarter and could not be certain the provision it had taken would be final, saying it would have a better idea at the end o...

Oil drops after 3-day rally amid economic growth concerns Oil drops after 3-day rally amid economic growth concerns

The West Texas Intermediate for December delivery gained 0.26 US dollar, or 0.46 percent, to settle at 56.23 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, following a 2.73-percent gain in the previous session. Crude oil prices fell Thursday a...

Popeyes' chicken sandwich to return in early November Popeyes' chicken sandwich to return in early November

Restaurant brands didn't confirm the date of the chicken sandwich relaunch. The Popeye's chicken sandwich is coming back to restaurants. About 150 Popeyes locations will offer the sandwich starting in early November, the company's CEO Guill...

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