Business

Trending stories

More

Latest stories

1m
express
China crisis: Canada and Australia economies bitten by Beijing's financial meltdownA worker at a steel mill in China Figures released yesterday confirmed Canada
China crisis: Canada and Australia economies bitten by Beijing's financial meltdown
express / Posted a minute ago
A worker at a steel mill in China Figures released yesterday confirmed Canada is now technically in a recession, with the world's 11th-largest economy shrinking in the first two quarters of this year. Data released on the same day from Australia... Read more
1m
express
Argos and Homebase among store cards under fire over 'scandalous' 30 PERCENT interest fees HIGH street retailers have been blasted over sky-high interest charges heaped
Argos and Homebase among store cards under fire over 'scandalous' 30 PERCENT interest fees
express / Posted a minute ago
HIGH street retailers have been blasted over sky-high interest charges heaped on to brand credit cards, which could laden borrowers with debt for years down... Read more
3m
Reuters UK Edition
U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billionSAN FRANCISCO Cyber security software firm Tanium has raised $120 million from
U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO Cyber security software firm Tanium has raised $120 million from investment firms as more U.S. federal agencies rely on its technology to fend off attacks from nation-states and hackers, the company announced Wednesday. Tanium closed... Read more
3m
Reuters UK Edition
Futures up as China fears ease; U.S. private jobs data eyedA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the market closes
Futures up as China fears ease; U.S. private jobs data eyed
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 minutes ago
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the market closes for the day in New York September 1, 2015. U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after fresh intervention from China to support its markets helped calm jittery... Read more
3m
Reuters UK Edition
Bill Gross: Fed tightening cycle could create self-inflicted financial instabilityBill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Ma
Bill Gross: Fed tightening cycle could create self-inflicted financial instability
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 minutes ago
Bill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in this June 19, 2014 file photo. NEW YORK Bond guru Bill Gross, who has... Read more
3m
Reuters UK Edition
BG says European Commission signs off on Shell bidShell's company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. The
BG says European Commission signs off on Shell bid
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 minutes ago
Shell's company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. The company said the unconditional clearance from the European Commission was the second of five global regulatory approvals required. Shell's takeover offer was announced... Read more
3m
Reuters UK Edition
EU regulators clear Shell purchase of BG GroupShell's company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. BRU
EU regulators clear Shell purchase of BG Group
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 minutes ago
Shell's company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. BRUSSELS Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) gained EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its 47-billion-pound acquisition of BG Group (BG.L) after regulators said the deal did not... Read more
3m
The Irish Times
Number of mortgage accounts in arrears declines Almost 100,000 mortgage accounts (13 per cent) still in arrears at end of June
Number of mortgage accounts in arrears declines
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Almost 100,000 mortgage accounts (13 per cent) still in arrears at end of June The number of mortgage accounts in arrears continued to fall in the second quarter of 2015, according to new figures from... Read more
3m
The Irish Times
Mater Private Healthcare Group appoints John Hurley as CEO Mr Hurley replaces Fergus Clancy who is becoming executive chairman The Mater
Mater Private Healthcare Group appoints John Hurley as CEO
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Mr Hurley replaces Fergus Clancy who is becoming executive chairman The Mater Private four-bed emergency department. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times As chief executive, Mr Hurley... Read more
3m
The Irish Times
Michael Fingleton feels ‘wronged’ by coverage of his time at INBS Ex-chief executive says he self-managed pension fund which grew from €3-4m to
Michael Fingleton feels ‘wronged’ by coverage of his time at INBS
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Ex-chief executive says he self-managed pension fund which grew from €3-4m to €30m Former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton has said he “most certainly” feels wronged... Read more
2 related stories
3m
Market Watch
U.S. dollar moves higher after dataThe U.S. dollar moved higher against most rivals Wednesday after a reading of p
U.S. dollar moves higher after data
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
The U.S. dollar moved higher against most rivals Wednesday after a reading of private-sector employment showed that jobs were added at a faster pace than the prior month. A reading of U.S. productivity also came in stronger than expected. Employers... Read more
3m
Market Watch
Elves and Ninjas send Lego earnings up 31%Lego A/S on Wednesday credited a cohort of ninjas and elves, as well favorable
Elves and Ninjas send Lego earnings up 31%
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Lego A/S on Wednesday credited a cohort of ninjas and elves, as well favorable swings in foreign currencies, for a 31% jump in first-half net profit. The privately-held Danish toy maker company, which doesn’t release quarterly results, said net... Read more
3m
Market Watch
Vera Bradley beats profit, sales expectationsVera Bradley Inc. said profit tumbled in its latest quarter, as the handbag ret
Vera Bradley beats profit, sales expectations
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Vera Bradley Inc. said profit tumbled in its latest quarter, as the handbag retailer continues to struggle to turn itself around amid lower traffic and a steep drop in a key sales metric. Results, however, beat the company's downbeat guidance and... Read more
3m
Market Watch
Vera Bradley's stock soars on better-than-expected results, upbeat outlookVera Bradley Inc.'s stock VRA, -3.60% soared 21% in premarket trade, after the
Vera Bradley's stock soars on better-than-expected results, upbeat outlook
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Vera Bradley Inc.'s stock VRA, -3.60% soared 21% in premarket trade, after the maker of specialty handbags, accessories and travel items reported better-than-expected fiscal second-quarter results and provided an upbeat outlook. For the quarter ended... Read more
4m
The Star
Maybank sets up RM10b MTN programmeThe country’s largest banking group said on Wednesday the MTN programme could a
Maybank sets up RM10b MTN programme
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
The country’s largest banking group said on Wednesday the MTN programme could also be used to refinance any exisiting borrowings incurred and/or any existing debt instruments. The programme was assigned a final long-term debt rating of AAA by... Read more
4m
Market Watch
GoPro's stock drops following disappointing outlook from key supplier AmbarellaGoPro Inc.'s stock GPRO, -6.22% dropped 6% in active premarket trade Wednesday,
GoPro's stock drops following disappointing outlook from key supplier Ambarella
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
GoPro Inc.'s stock GPRO, -6.22% dropped 6% in active premarket trade Wednesday, after key supplier Ambarella Inc. AMBA, -6.30% provided a disappointing outlook for wearable-camera sales. Ambarella makes semiconductors used in wearable, flying and... Read more
5m
Salon.com
World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatileHONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confi
World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatile
Salon.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confidence remains fragile amid ongoing concerns over the global economy in the wake of the volatility in Chinese markets, and a possible U.S. interest rate rise later this... Read more
122 related stories
7m
The Huffington Post
Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate ChangeAirbnb may become the biggest platform for political organizing that Chris Leha
Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate Change
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 minutes ago
Airbnb may become the biggest platform for political organizing that Chris Lehane has ever gotten his hands on. The home-renting service last week hired the longtime Democratic strategist as its first-ever head of global policy. Lehane previously... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
Commexes turnover rises 13.55% till Aug 15Much of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by
Commexes turnover rises 13.55% till Aug 15
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
Much of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by metals and agricultural commoditiesMuch of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by metals and... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
Internet user base in India at 302 mn, set for exponential growthHowever, it took just one year to move from 200 to 300 million users. According
Internet user base in India at 302 mn, set for exponential growth
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
However, it took just one year to move from 200 to 300 million users. According to the consolidated number by industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the number of Internet users in India reached 302 million by December 2014,... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
Gold imports jump 40% in eight monthsSudheesh Nambiath, Senior Analyst, Precious Metals, GFMS Thomson Reuters said,
Gold imports jump 40% in eight months
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
Sudheesh Nambiath, Senior Analyst, Precious Metals, GFMS Thomson Reuters said, "In next four months of the 2015 another 300 tones of imports is likely to happen for domestic market use." Imports in the month of August are estimated between 85-100... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
Indian govt has taken significant changes on foreign investment inflows: Kevin RuddThe key question here is one of identifying areas of regulatory change, which I
Indian govt has taken significant changes on foreign investment inflows: Kevin Rudd
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
The key question here is one of identifying areas of regulatory change, which India wishes to make. APEC can also be used as an effective sounding board for that and building support mechanism. And finally, bringing about those changes at a timing... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
UP sugar mills to get booster shot of Rs 3,200 crThe massive sugarcane arrears of about Rs 6,800 crore on private sugar mills in
UP sugar mills to get booster shot of Rs 3,200 cr
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
The massive sugarcane arrears of about Rs 6,800 crore on private sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh is likely to cut by almost half with the state relief package of almost Rs 2,100 crore coupled with the central soft loan component of Rs 1,200 crore. The... Read more
9m
Business Standard India
ONGC counts benefits of crude oil's dropState-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country's largest explora
ONGC counts benefits of crude oil's drop
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country's largest exploration and production company, is making the most of the drop in crude oil prices by renegotiating service contracts with drillers and others. ONGC says the drop in crude... Read more
10m
ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'PH economy very resilient,' amid China, US woesMANILA – The Philippine economy remains resilient to "external shocks," particu
'PH economy very resilient,' amid China, US woes
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
MANILA – The Philippine economy remains resilient to "external shocks," particularly the slowdown in China's economic growth and possible effects of the US Federal Reserve rate hike, National Treasurer Roberto Tan said on Wednesday. Tan said the... Read more
13m
Mortgage Introducer
There's more 2 life than arrangement feesStuart Wilson, marketing director at more 2 life, said: "We've been listening t
There's more 2 life than arrangement fees
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 13 minutes ago
Stuart Wilson, marketing director at more 2 life, said: "We've been listening to advisers and the clear message from them paying upfront charges can sometimes be difficult for customers and that plans needed to change to reflect that."Making plans... Read more
13m
Mortgage Introducer
Wright gets Cross as Bacon steps downWright said: "We would really like to express our sincere thanks and appreciati
Wright gets Cross as Bacon steps down
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 13 minutes ago
Wright said: "We would really like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to Nick for all the hard work and support he has provided over the past few years, covering a period of great change not just for Personal Touch but also for the... Read more
13m
The Globe and Mail
Insider buying spreads to other sectors on TSXAmid the broad market selloff, some compelling stock buys may be opening up in
Insider buying spreads to other sectors on TSX
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
Amid the broad market selloff, some compelling stock buys may be opening up in a wider range of sectors. That's at least the signal being sent by corporate insiders. Buying activity among executives has expanded from energy to several sectors,... Read more
14m
The Globe and Mail
Markets set to bounce after selloffJennifer Dowty, Chartered Financial Analyst, writes exclusively for Globe Unlim
Markets set to bounce after selloff
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
Jennifer Dowty, Chartered Financial Analyst, writes exclusively for Globe Unlimited subscribers. The Before the Bell report is updated throughout the premarket to reflect latest developments. Good Wednesday morning to you. Markets are set for a... Read more
14m
The Globe and Mail
Target Canada spars with creditors over debt claimsA new battle is brewing over $1.9-billion of intercompany claims in Target Cana
Target Canada spars with creditors over debt claims
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
A new battle is brewing over $1.9-billion of intercompany claims in Target Canada’s collapse as creditors push to free up money for their own debts. The monitor in the Target Canada insolvency case says the $1.9-billion debt the chain has said it... Read more
More