Business

Trending stories

Latest stories

1m
The Hindu
"Chinese actions could erect Great Wall of self-isolation’China claims all most all of South China Sea. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysi
"Chinese actions could erect Great Wall of self-isolation’
The Hindu / Posted a minute ago
China claims all most all of South China Sea. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan fiercely contest China’s claims. China’s military expansion in the disputed South China Sea poses a growing risk to the region’s prosperity and its... Read more
3m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Swiss watchmaker uses Asian partsAs Swiss watchmakers struggle with the strong franc, weaker Asian demand, and n
Swiss watchmaker uses Asian parts
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
As Swiss watchmakers struggle with the strong franc, weaker Asian demand, and new technologies such as smartwatches, the last thing they need is a threat from within their ranks. But that's exactly what's happening. The Goldgena Project, led by... Read more
3m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home sales in state jump 8.7% in AprilHome sales in Arkansas in April rose 8.7 percent compared with April last year,
Home sales in state jump 8.7% in April
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Home sales in Arkansas in April rose 8.7 percent compared with April last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday. There were 2,781 homes sold last month, up from 2,558 sold in April last year. It was the 20th-straight month of sales... Read more
3m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefUSA Truck to pay former exec $630,000 USA Truck has agreed to pay former Chief
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
USA Truck to pay former exec $630,000 USA Truck has agreed to pay former Chief Financial Officer Michael Borrows $630,000 as part of a separation agreement, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Van Buren-based... Read more
3m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Yellen: Conditions jelling for rate hikeCAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen said Friday that an i
Yellen: Conditions jelling for rate hike
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate increase would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving. While economic growth was relatively weak at the end of last year and... Read more
93 related stories
4m
The Wilmington Star-News
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, AfricaNAGOYA, Japan (AP) � Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by th
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 minutes ago
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) � Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries. The bilateral summit... Read more
348 related stories
9m
Shropshire Star
Are you confident about the state of the economy? « Shropshire StarConfidence in the economy remains "way below" last year, almost certainly as a
Are you confident about the state of the economy? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
Confidence in the economy remains "way below" last year, almost certainly as a result of "Brexit gremlins", the GfK Consumer Confidence Index suggests. The index increased two points from April, when it dropped into negative territory for the first... Read more
20 related stories
10m
Manila Bulletin
Duterte in Davao boosts Mindanao economic role DAVAO CITY – With the establishment of a Malacañang in the South, Mindanao wi
Duterte in Davao boosts Mindanao economic role
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 minutes ago
DAVAO CITY – With the establishment of a Malacañang in the South, Mindanao will no longer be considered the backdoor of the Philippines as it will highlight southern Philippines as the “new front door... Read more
12m
Ghanaweb.com
GNPC conduit for siphoning state funds – Kojo PokuGeneral News of Saturday, 28 May 2016 The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
GNPC conduit for siphoning state funds – Kojo Poku
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
General News of Saturday, 28 May 2016 The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is becoming a conduit for siphoning state funds for all sorts of things that cannot be accounted for in the Government of Ghana budget, energy axpert Kojo Poku has... Read more
12m
Salon.com
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, AfricaNAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by th
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa
Salon.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries. The bilateral summit... Read more
348 related stories
14m
The Financial Express
Tips to invest in the stock marketWith the upsurge in the stock market in recent times and promising growth prosp
Tips to invest in the stock market
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
With the upsurge in the stock market in recent times and promising growth prospects of the Indian economy, new as well as seasoned investors are finding equities as one of the better options to invest their money. Though investing in the stock... Read more
14m
The Financial Express
Targeting RBI governor Raghuram Rajan too easy, successful inflation targeting calls for more reformThis sudden jump down in the inflation rate appears at odds with the stated int
Targeting RBI governor Raghuram Rajan too easy, successful inflation targeting calls for more reform
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
This sudden jump down in the inflation rate appears at odds with the stated intent outlined in the Urjit Patel Committee report of setting a glide path to inflation. (PTI) Subramanian Swamy’s comments, though aimed at RBI governor Raghuram Rajan... Read more
14m
The Financial Express
Indian Express Edit: Against the grainEven the government’s wheat purchase has not picked up much and has been at 22.
Indian Express Edit: Against the grain
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Even the government’s wheat purchase has not picked up much and has been at 22.8 million tonnes so far, against the target of 30.5 million tonnes set for this year. Crop output estimates are always fraught with uncertainty, as production happens not... Read more
14m
The Financial Express
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, AfricaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven adva
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries. (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe... Read more
348 related stories
15m
iTWire
20% of Aussies using unlicensed softwareThat is according to the new Global Software Survey, Seizing Opportunity Throug
20% of Aussies using unlicensed software
iTWire / Posted 15 minutes ago
That is according to the new Global Software Survey, Seizing Opportunity Through License Compliance, from BSA|The Software Alliance. BSA|The Software Alliance President and CEO Victoria A. Espinel said, “As the report underscores, it is critically... Read more
21m
Gulf News
A range-bound dollar renews focus on company and sector fundamentalsMuted dollar strength, coupled with firmer energy prices, may be setting the st
A range-bound dollar renews focus on company and sector fundamentals
Gulf News / Posted 21 minutes ago
Muted dollar strength, coupled with firmer energy prices, may be setting the stage for a better earnings picture in the second half Brad Tank, Special to Gulf News As I look back at some of the comments made in CIO Weekly Perspectives about our... Read more
21m
Gulf News
Outlook positive for India’s equity and bond marketsUnderlying macro credentials mean India remains the standout economy Jonathan
Outlook positive for India’s equity and bond markets
Gulf News / Posted 21 minutes ago
Underlying macro credentials mean India remains the standout economy Jonathan Schiessl, Special to Gulf News This year is setting itself up as another interesting year for India’s capital markets. Both domestic and external factors will have a... Read more
21m
San Francisco Chronicle
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, AfricaChadian President Idriss Deby Itno, third left, speaks with Japanese Prime Mini
Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 minutes ago
Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno, third left, speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, third right, during their talks in Nagoya, central Japan, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP) less Chadian President Idriss Deby... Read more
348 related stories
22m
ABC News
Japan Shares G-7 Push for Inclusive Growth With Asia, AfricaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven adva
Japan Shares G-7 Push for Inclusive Growth With Asia, Africa
ABC News / Posted 22 minutes ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries. The bilateral summit meetings with leaders of... Read more
348 related stories
31m
AllAfrica.com
PPC Slumps As Cement Maker Warns of Credit-Rating DowngradePPC Ltd. shares plunged after South Africa's biggest cement maker said talks wi
PPC Slumps As Cement Maker Warns of Credit-Rating Downgrade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 31 minutes ago
PPC Ltd. shares plunged after South Africa's biggest cement maker said talks with a credit-ratings agency will probably lead to a downgrade and the company is preparing a capital raising of as much as 4 billion rand (US$256 million). The stock... Read more
31m
AllAfrica.com
U.S.$240 Million Tobacco Passes Through Auction FloorsA TOTAL of 83,5 million kilogrammes valued at U.S.$239,8 million has been sold
U.S.$240 Million Tobacco Passes Through Auction Floors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 31 minutes ago
A TOTAL of 83,5 million kilogrammes valued at U.S.$239,8 million has been sold as at day 37, official figures from the Tobacco Marketing Board (Timb) show. During the same period last year, 61,6 million kg worth US$175,6 million were sold... Read more
33m
CNBC
Connecticut has just given the world’ s biggest hedge fund $22M in aidStates have become increasingly dependent on revenue from hedge funds and their
Connecticut has just given the world’ s biggest hedge fund $22M in aid
CNBC / Posted 33 minutes ago
States have become increasingly dependent on revenue from hedge funds and their wealthy founders, however. New Jersey is reeling after its wealthiest resident, Appaloosa Management founder David Tepper, relocated to Florida, putting at risk hundreds... Read more
35m
dna
Why has Japan's Softbank hit pause on India e-commerce investments?Japan-based Softbank closed 2014 with the 'largest investor in Indian e-commerc
Why has Japan's Softbank hit pause on India e-commerce investments?
dna / Posted 35 minutes ago
Japan-based Softbank closed 2014 with the 'largest investor in Indian e-commerce' label, investing nearly $1 billion in the sector. The Masayoshi Son-led firm closed 2015 by doubling that investment to $2 billion. However, since January 16, 2016,... Read more
37m
Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba shows we're backing our dairy farmers in crisisQUEENSLAND dairy farmers fear the milk price crisis crippling the Victorian ind
Toowoomba shows we're backing our dairy farmers in crisis
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 37 minutes ago
QUEENSLAND dairy farmers fear the milk price crisis crippling the Victorian industry could hit them as hard in coming years. It hasn't reached the same dire situation here yet but, like Hodgson Vale dairy producer Matt Henry said, there's the risk... Read more
37m
thebee
Vue Cinemas Picks Bankers For Blockbuster FloatOne of the world's biggest cinema chains has hired bankers to prepare a blockbu
Vue Cinemas Picks Bankers For Blockbuster Float
thebee / Posted 37 minutes ago
One of the world's biggest cinema chains has hired bankers to prepare a blockbuster stock market listing in London, Sky News can reveal. Vue International, which operates roughly 90 multiplexes in Britain, appointed Rothschild this week to advise... Read more
39m
Manila Bulletin
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theft The SWIFT secure messaging service, which banks use to transfer money around
SWIFT eyes new technology to spot cyber theft
Manila Bulletin / Posted 39 minutes ago
The SWIFT secure messaging service, which banks use to transfer money around the world, outlined on Friday areas in which it hopes to improve security, following attacks in which hackers stole millions... Read more
74 related stories
39m
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Yavapai County Fire District Seeks Donations To Keep RunningPRESCOTT — A Yavapai County fire district is asking for donations in hopes of s
Yavapai County Fire District Seeks Donations To Keep Running
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 39 minutes ago
PRESCOTT — A Yavapai County fire district is asking for donations in hopes of staying in service. The Daily Courier reports that the Groom Creek Fire District was more than $279,000 in debt as of Wednesday and is now asking the 650 homeowners... Read more
40m
Zawya
Al-Futtaim and UAS International support enter agreement Friday, May 27, 2016 UAS appointed DCAF as their preferred ground handler to
Al-Futtaim and UAS International support enter agreement
Zawya / Posted 40 minutes ago
Friday, May 27, 2016 UAS appointed DCAF as their preferred ground handler to provide hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport (OMDW) located at... Read more
42m
iafrica.com
Pukke given all clearNorth West University-Pukke have been given the all clear to retain their 2016
Pukke given all clear
iafrica.com / Posted 42 minutes ago
North West University-Pukke have been given the all clear to retain their 2016 Varsity Cup title after an independent chairman cleared them of any wrong doing. Pukke are alleged to have been in contravention of the Varsity Cup regulations wherein... Read more
45m
New York Post
Sumner Redstone ready to take down Viacom CEO DaumanSumner Redstone is firing up the grill this weekend — and it’s not to sear a st
Sumner Redstone ready to take down Viacom CEO Dauman
New York Post / Posted 45 minutes ago
Sumner Redstone is firing up the grill this weekend — and it’s not to sear a steak. Viacom’s controlling shareholder appears ready to smoke Chief Executive Philippe Dauman after a major blowup between the billionaire mogul and his former right-hand... Read more
321 related stories
More