Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Extension of furlough until March 'big boost' for hospitality industry Extension of furlough until March 'big boost' for hospitality industry

Millions more will be supported as a result of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme . "We redeploy retention incentive at the right time". "I've always said I would do whatever it takes to protect jobs and livelihoods across the United King...

Banks fail to pass on interest rate cuts to most Aussie borrowers Banks fail to pass on interest rate cuts to most Aussie borrowers

Chris Downer, 42, and wife Lauren, 37, are hoping their lender ING will pass on their rate cut to the variable component of their split loan. If passed on in full by the banks, it was estimated to save those on the average mortgage of $400,000 arou...

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle launched in India; know price, specifications Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle launched in India; know price, specifications

Meteor 350 will have cruiser stance similar to the outgoing Thunderbird 350X . Its feature list includes the Tripper Navigation system, backrest, along with chrome exhaust system and handlebar. The suspension setup on the new Meteor 350 includes te...

Asian Shares At Near Three-Year Peak; Dollar, US Yield Head South Asian Shares At Near Three-Year Peak; Dollar, US Yield Head South

In Europe, the broad pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index closed down 0.12% to 1,418.13, while emerging market stocks rose 0.96%. Most Asian markets were mixed Friday after the week's strong gains but traders remained upbeat as the chances of Joe B...

China warns Australian economy could 'suffer further pain' after reported export ban China warns Australian economy could 'suffer further pain' after reported export ban

China's government has ordered a halt to imports of products including coal, barley, copper ore and concentrate, sugar, timber, wine and lobster, people familiar with the situation said earlier this week. Australia is working through the issues "comm...

Volkswagen launches its most powerful hatchback: Golf R Volkswagen launches its most powerful hatchback: Golf R

The new Golf R will be available in the United States during the second half of 2021. The Golf R is the highest-performance version of VW's long-running Golf hatchback, and VW says the 2022 model will be the most powerful one yet. Among other thing...

Australia's Victoria to become home of the 'largest battery in Southern hemisphere' Australia's Victoria to become home of the 'largest battery in Southern hemisphere'

This System Integrity Protection Scheme (SIPS) contract with AEMO will run until 2032, and is the result of the SIPS 2020 procurement process initiated by the Victorian Government. "We are fiercely proud to be at the forefront of this vital element o...

USA election results show Democrat Joe Biden closing in on victory USA election results show Democrat Joe Biden closing in on victory

Former Gov. Chris Christie, a close confidante of President Donald Trump , said the president needs to stop with the "inflammation without information" and provide concrete examples of voter fraud in the vote counting process. Trump's campaign h...

How does WhatsApp's new UPI payments service work? How does WhatsApp's new UPI payments service work?

WhatsApp has finally gotten a nod from National Payments Corporation of India to make its payment offering live in India. However, due to the regulatory hurdles the app's pilot project has been operational with only a small number of users.

USA oil drops as pandemic rages while presidential vote counting continues USA oil drops as pandemic rages while presidential vote counting continues

Brent crude was up by 24 cents, or 0.6%, at $39.95, after trading between $39.85 and $40.80. I will be making a statement tonight. President Donald Trump claimed late on Thursday he would win the election if "legal" votes were counted, the latest...

The economy added 84000 jobs in October The economy added 84000 jobs in October

In Metro Vancouver, which saw the biggest labour jump with 28,400 people returning to the workforce last month, the unemployment has fallen to 9.7 per cent from 11.1 per cent in September. The gains in October continue to fill the employment gap caus...

Another 750K in USA file new unemployment claims, Labor Dept. says Another 750K in USA file new unemployment claims, Labor Dept. says

New jobless claims in the state and Spokane County increased last week as seasonal layoffs occurred in the agriculture, construction and specialty trade industries, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department. It has paid more th...

Elon Musk’s Tesla tequila will run you $250 a bottle Elon Musk’s Tesla tequila will run you $250 a bottle

Within hours, it had sold out. Visitors to the online shop where the electric carmaker was selling the tequila are now greeted with a large "out of stock" button. The website notes that the product is produced by Tequila maker Nosotros and sold by ...

USA seizes over $1 billion in bitcoin tied to 'Silk Road' USA seizes over $1 billion in bitcoin tied to 'Silk Road'

The account from which the funds moved is the world's fourth-richest bitcoin address, according to BitInfoCharts. Silk Road was the most notorious online criminal marketplace of its day, The successful prosecution of Silk Road's founder in 2015 l...

Bentley Will Be Fully Electric By 2030 Bentley Will Be Fully Electric By 2030

The Beyond 100 strategy also aims to make Bentley "the world's benchmark luxury vehicle business", one that is financially resilient and recession-proof, said the British luxury brand. Even so, we're expecting this to ride on the PPE (Premium Platf...

Global stocks retreat as US election hangs over markets Global stocks retreat as US election hangs over markets

Democrats, meanwhile, are poised to remain in control of the House. "This machine that is the market seems to have reacted fairly well to the situation that we're now in, and that seems to be this perception that we'll have a divided Washington, wh...

National Australia Bank's cash profits are down 37 percentage points National Australia Bank's cash profits are down 37 percentage points

The big four banks on Wednesday cut fixed interest rates for home loans after the Reserve Bank on Tuesday lowered the cash rate to a record 0.1 per cent. $ 2.76 billion in loan impairment charges also detracted from the bank's performance. Excluding ...

China to impose unofficial ban on Australian imports China to impose unofficial ban on Australian imports

Earlier this year, the Chinese government announced an investigation into a number of Australia's key exports and imposed an 80 per cent tariff on barley. "But right now, they can't speak to a single person in China". As one of Australia's biggest ...

WhatsApp gets nod to start payment services, but there are riders WhatsApp gets nod to start payment services, but there are riders

After facing regulatory hurdles and courtroom battles for months, WhatsApp has received the approval in India to go live with a payment feature on its messaging platform using the Unified Payments Interface . "National Payments Corporation of India ...

General Motors is coming back to Oshawa General Motors is coming back to Oshawa

Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock. GM will begin hiring workers again in 2021, and he says the first heavy duty truck will drive off the assembly line in January of 2022. Unlike the commitments from Ford and FCA, which included companion government ...

Gold Edges Higher On Dollar Retreat Gold Edges Higher On Dollar Retreat

Biden appeared set to defeat Republican President Donald Trump as counting continued from voting on Tuesday. But the Trump campaign said it expected to launch more legal action and would emerge victorious. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.7% to a more than ...

Virus Outbreak: Bank of England adds to lockdown stimulus Virus Outbreak: Bank of England adds to lockdown stimulus

The expansion of the Bank's asset purchase scheme is bigger than economists expected, and has been announced as the England's second coronavirus lockdown begins. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is expected to "peak at around 7.45 percent in 2021...

Subaru BRZ coming November 18, Toyota 86 after? Subaru BRZ coming November 18, Toyota 86 after?

Noticeably, it has larger and rounder headlights as compared to slim and sleek units fitted onto the out-going model. Participants to Subiefest a month ago were given a see of a camo'd BRZ , and some photographs were presented on the web that give u...

Land ho! Cruise industry scraps 2020 restart amid COVID surge Land ho! Cruise industry scraps 2020 restart amid COVID surge

Despite the CDC recently green lighting the resumption of cruises in U.S. waters, Royal Caribbean announced Monday that most of its cruises will be suspended through the end of the year due to the coronavirus . CDC says recent outbreaks on cruise sh...

Bank pumps another £150bn into economy as rates held at 0.1% Bank pumps another £150bn into economy as rates held at 0.1%

The impact is expected to fade by the second quarter of 2021. England enters a strict four-week lockdown starting today, in an attempt to tackle the current surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. The risks to the outlook are therefore skewed to the ...

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