Sunday September 27-th, 2020

UK Private Sector Returns To Growth In January UK Private Sector Returns To Growth In January

Any score above 50 signals growth . He added that the manufacturing sector moved closer to stabilisation while services posted robust growth. On the manufacturing front, however, France beat the forecast of 50.6 printing 51.0 for manufacturing PMI ...

Andy Byford resigns as NYCT president Andy Byford resigns as NYCT president

No reason was given for the unexpected departure of Andy Byford, a British executive with experience in transit systems all over the world. "I'm very proud of what we have achieved as a team over the past two years and I believe New York City Trans...

Some Sealtest milk may cause vomiting Some Sealtest milk may cause vomiting

While the products may not look or taste spoiled, Health Canada says consumption could result in nausea, upset stomach or vomiting. As with any company-initiated recall, the CFIA will conduct a food-safety investigation . The CFIA is verifying tha...

CMA's investigation will delay, but not prevent Just Eat merger CMA's investigation will delay, but not prevent Just Eat merger

The UK competition watchdog announced late on Thursday that it was considering whether the deal would lead to a "substantial lessening" of competition. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said that it was investigating whether there could be ...

Boeing 777X completes first flight Boeing 777X completes first flight

Boeing's chief test pilot, who co-piloted Saturday's sortie, said it would work closely with regulators. Boeing's latest jet, the 777X, lifted-off for the first time at Paine Field, Everett, Washington at 10.09 am local time this morning for an ne...

USA will broaden the ban on Huawei in 2020 USA will broaden the ban on Huawei in 2020

The move leaves the proposal in jeopardy, but US President Donald Trump's administration plans a high-level meeting next week to discuss the issue, one of the sources said, adding that the Pentagon cited concerns about the impact on US businesses.

Black Man Tried to Deposit Check, Had Cops Check Him Instead Black Man Tried to Deposit Check, Had Cops Check Him Instead

The assistant branch manager who helped Thomas asked where he got the money and said the bank's computerized verification system was not working, according to Thomas' lawsuit . "I didn't give them any type of indication that I was getting upset", h...

Lyft, Uber launch in Vancouver this morning Lyft, Uber launch in Vancouver this morning

It's an exciting day to get around Vancouver, and with their launches well underway, the city now has more options than ever. The licensing tribunal in British Columbia approved the ride sharing service Thursday. For the time being, however, Uber w...

Oil prices decline as demand concerns persist Oil prices decline as demand concerns persist

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 31 cents, or 0.5%, at $62.35 a barrel by 0741 GMT after falling 1.9% the previous session. The outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China , has sickened 830 people and killed 26 in the country, China's National ...

Former Wells Fargo CEO fined $17.5M, banned from banking

On Thursday, the OCC said in its prohibition order ( pdf ) that Stumpf "was or should have been aware of the problem and its root cause", and that "there was a culture in the Community Bank that resulted in systemic violations of laws and regulations...

Calm urged as China's coronavirus reaches Australia with four confirmed cases Calm urged as China's coronavirus reaches Australia with four confirmed cases

As of Saturday, nearly 1,300 people have been infected across China , the bulk of them in and around Wuhan. One doctor has died. What I find worrisome is that even in China there is a wide dispersion of cities reporting cases . The city will assi...

China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide

It has also spread to Europe, with three cases confirmed in France . Typical symptoms of the novel coronavirus include a runny nose, cough, sore throat, headache, and fever, which can last a few days. A Chinese national in his 50s, who had b...

European Central Bank holds interest rates steady and launches strategic review European Central Bank holds interest rates steady and launches strategic review

Inflation in the eurozone remains well below the target of near-2%, so eurozone interest rates are nearly certain to remain where they are, at negative 0.5%. "It is likely too early to sound the all-clear, or change the risk assessment to "balanced"...

Second U.S. coronavirus case is confirmed in Chicago Second U.S. coronavirus case is confirmed in Chicago

Australia announced its first case Saturday, a Chinese man in his 50s who last week returned from China. A total of 15,197 close contacts have been traced, the commission said, adding that among them, 13,967 are under medical observation while 1,23...

Unemployment rate drops slightly in December Unemployment rate drops slightly in December

A trend has been in place for some months now and has resulted in 51.k rise in part-time jobs since September while in the same period time full-time jobs have fallen by 8.0k. Analysts will now turn attention to next week's Australian inflation numbe...

Britain crosses Brexit finish line as Parliament passes withdrawal Bill Britain crosses Brexit finish line as Parliament passes withdrawal Bill

Britain's long-delayed and contentious Brexit bill , with royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II , became law Thursday after more than three and a half years of bitter dispute. British voters backed leaving the European Union in a June 2016 referend...

Investor George Soros accuses Modi of creating a 'Hindu nationalist' state Investor George Soros accuses Modi of creating a 'Hindu nationalist' state

The network will be built around Soros' Central European University and Bard College, north of New York City. The Hungarian-American billionaire thinks our best hope to tackle the challenges of today is access to quality education: "an educatio...

MA lost 5,000 jobs in December, but unemployment rate down MA lost 5,000 jobs in December, but unemployment rate down

Other occupations with a high number of job advertisements were software developers (applications) with 1,324; first-line supervisors of retail sales workers with 1,101 ads; and registered nurses with 1,010. Financial Activities lost 800 (-0.4%) job...

Brexit: Boris Johnson signs withdrawal agreement in Downing Street

Boris Johnson has said he will not take the option available to him in the withdrawal agreement of extending this transition period. This will be the last step to formalize the split on the European side, after Britain's Queen Elizabeth II gav...

Thunberg brushes off mockery from United States finance chief

Then following a brief pause, he said it was "a joke". "After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us". The spat between Mnuchin and Thunberg underlined the tensions over climate change at the World Eco...

Donald Trump to warn UK against ‘discriminatory’ tax on tech giants Donald Trump to warn UK against ‘discriminatory’ tax on tech giants

The US treasury secretary and his United Kingdom counterpart both termed a trade deal between the two countries as a priority. Britain and the USA are set to start thrashing out a blockbuster trade-deal from next month. Internet companies have alwa...

Nigeria Fin tech Payment Firm Flutterwave Gets $35 Million Funding Nigeria Fin tech Payment Firm Flutterwave Gets $35 Million Funding

According to a statement made by Olugbenga Agboola , aka GB (CEO of Flutterwave), the company's initiative of raising this funding is a step towards bringing technological advancements and business development to increase Flutterwave's market share ...

Oil prices fall as demand concerns weigh Oil prices fall as demand concerns weigh

According to ING's estimates, the current outages around the world sum up to around 1.4 million bpd, "which would be more than enough to shift the global market into deficit over 1H20", said Warren Patterson, ING's Head of Commodities Strategy and Se...

WHO Experts Postpone Decision on Coronavirus as a Global Risk

A 61-year-old man in the city with preexisting medical conditions died on January 9, becoming the virus' first casualty . Another patient is being tested to rule out coronavirus at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital, it is understood. The previousl...

Stocks edge mostly higher after World Health Organization eases China virus fears Stocks edge mostly higher after World Health Organization eases China virus fears

As of writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.6% on the day while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were down 0.57% and 0.43%, respectively. Comcast dropped 3.8 per cent after fourth-quarter profits beat expectations. It warned invest...

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