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AVERAGE headline inflation was at 3.1 percent in the third quarter, unchanged from the previous quarter average but higher than last year’s average of 2.0 percent. This brought the year-to-date ave
While Tim Weah of Paris Saint-Germain was scoring a hattrick for the US Under17s at the FIFA World Cup in India earlier this week, his soccer-legend father George was preparing for one final push that
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas decided to maintain its key policy interest rate during its monetary policy meetings in August and September. The interest rates for other monetary policy instruments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales unexpectedly increased in September as the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma began to dissipate, but a persistent dearth of properties for sale continued t
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State officials say more people are working in South Carolina than ever before. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday the state’s jobless rate in Septem
REAL gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6.5 percent in the second quarter, slightly faster than the previous quarter’s expansion of 6.4 percent but slower than the previous year’s growth of 7.1
It's now a foregone conclusion that Amazon.com will enter the healthcare sector, but it likely won't be in the manner the financial markets and healthcare industry are anticipating.
Amazon will cause disruption to the drug industry, but not in the way most people are thinking or in the way the Financial Markets and Healthcare Industry are hoping for. Three potential scenarios are
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales rose slightly last month as the Houston housing market quickly recovered from Hurricane Harvey. Still, a shortage of available homes is thwarting many would-be buy
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Axon, the maker of Taser stun guns, are down 3 percent after the company revealed that it failed to respond to a series of letters from regulators regarding its financial
NEW YORK (AP) — Axon, the maker of Taser stun guns, is tumbling 6 percent after the company revealed that it had failed to respond to a series of letters from regulators regarding its financial fil
The rise in the value of the U.S. dollar and tolerance for the risk in the oil-rich Kurdish north of Iraq pushed oil prices lower in early Friday trading.
HALIFAX - A declassified report says Halifax's bid to woo online retail giant Amazon includes offering the company the site of a former military community. The site, known as Shannon Park, ...
A new industrial zone will be built near Sandanski. Its development will depend on the investor's interest, Deputy Minister of Economy Aleksandar Manolev announced on Friday, reports Mediapool.  A me
CHICAGO (AP) — The new company hired to run the Illinois Lottery projects it will increase annual sales to $4 billion, generating more than $1 billion per year for schools and other projects by the
A new greenhouse was inaugurated in Timis County this Thursday following an investment of EUR 2.5 million. This is the largest greenhouse in Romania opened in the past 12 years. The greenhouse is loca
Lewis Group yesterday announced its foray into the high-end furniture market with a R320 million acquisition of United Furniture Outlets (UFO).
Headquartered near Cheetham Hill, Rayburn Trading was founded by Benny Goldman after the end of World War II.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales rose 0.7 percent in September, as Houston market quickly recovers.
MONTREAL - A judge has rejected an attempt to put a stop to Quebec's provincial long-gun registry. The National Firearms Association and a Quebec-based pro-gun lobby group had argued in court ......
Sir Michael Fallon claimed no other industry had as much certainty as shipbuilders on the Clyde.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW says European Commission staff this week conducted an “inspection” at company offices in Munich in connection with news media allegations that Ge
Azerbaijan will export products worth $13.4 billion next year, according to the forecasts of the Azerbaijani government.
The government generated a fiscal surplus of €82.5m, or 0.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), last year, against a 1.2 per cent deficit in 2015, the statistical service said citing revised
OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a brand of caviar is being recalled because it may contain a dangerous toxin. The agency says the International House of Caviar is ......
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. Synchrony Fina
(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Friday, with the S&P and the Dow recording new highs, on growth optimism as the Trump administration inched a step closer to implementing its tax-cut plan.
MUNICH (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW on Friday confirmed that EU antitrust staff were in Munich this week to search its offices.
Quantum Foods yesterday said that it expected an increase of between 65% and 85% in its headline earnings a share for the year to September.
Years after Detroit's auto companies joined the race to develop self-driving cars, the world's biggest plane-makers now say they see a coming revolution in autonomous, on-demand flight. Chicago-based
The European Investment Bank (EIB) provided a loan of EUR 50 million to Transgaz to finance the first phase of the Bulgarian-Romanian-Hungarian-Austrian (BRUA) pipeline. According to Bucharest Stock E
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Cold War-era espionage files that were handwritten by Lithuanians who spied for the Soviet Union are being made available online thanks to a state-funded research institut
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigeria subsidiary says it has lifted the force majeure imposed on Bonny Light crude oil exports a month ago. Company spokesman Joseph Obari says the
Iranian oil and gas companies said they've signed agreements with an Italian power company to capture flared gas at one of the world's largest natural fields.
eJobs launched a printed publication dedicated to the professionals in human resources. The magazine We Are HR aims to come into the meeting of the managers and specialists in human resources with the
eJobs launched a printed publication dedicated to the professionals in human resources. The magazine We Are HR aims to come into the meeting of the managers and specialists in human resources with the
TORONTO - A survey done for BMO Capital Markets suggests Canadians prefer shopping in store to ordering online. The bank asked Canadians if they would consider buying different products in five ...
In our fourth monthly column reflecting on the Romanian experience from the perspective of a native whose life has primarily been spent abroad, BR’s resident repat will temporarily fill the expat’
One of the largest global mass extinctions did not fundamentally change marine ecosystems, scientists have found.
Michigan ranks among the worst states for identity theft and fraud, a new analysis by a personal finance website shows.             
Kane's return Monday night on Raw to assault Roman Reigns have stirred up conversation of a possible Undertaker return.
There are clear signs the global oil market is balanced, which would support higher oil prices and investments if sustained, the head of Schlumberger said.
Founder of Mute Records, the label that was responsible for providing a platform for Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Erasure, Nick Cave and Moby, among others, Daniel Miller is certainly one of the most importan
A report has revealed a slowdown of growth in online sales in Ireland in August.
(Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co , which recently declared victory against hedge-fund manager Nelson Peltz's attempt to muscle his way onto the board, reported tepid sales that mis
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The economy of the 19 countries that use the euro currency is growing ever stronger, and it’s time for the European Central Bank to start telling the public how it w
Romania’s capital market strengthens its position in the region, after recording a 30 percent increase of shares’ transactions in the first nine months of this year to EUR 1.8 billion, acc
Romania’s capital market strengthens its position in the region, after recording a 30 percent increase of shares’ transactions in the first nine months of this year to EUR 1.8 billion, acc
A federal agency’s report adds to pressure on Wells Fargo and suggests that the bank will have to set aside more money to pay back customers it harmed.
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.6 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets): — Newfoun
In this week’s tech newsletter, the tech giants battle Washington’s regulatory fervor. Also, Lyft gets a lot of money, and Google may remake Toronto.
Statewide, about 27,300 homes could be flooded if sea levels rise six feet, including one-fifth of homes in Grays Harbor County.
In the Nov. 7 election, King County voters face a choice in whether to stay the course on the Port of Seattle by re-electing John Creighton or shaking things up with newcomer Ryan Calkins.
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.6 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may have ...
A combination of factors have converged to make U.S. WTI crude oil significantly cheaper than Brent, and American crude exporters are enjoying the benefits.
The 24th edition of the International Festival of Creativity Golden Drum announced the finalists of this year’s competition. More than 1,000 creative works compete for the prestigious Golden Drum
GST Network has launched an excel-based offline tool for businesses to file initial GSTR-3B returns.
US FDA has been trying to encourage competition in complex drugs through several initiatives. One of the major step is to issue new draft and revised guidance documents to provide product-specific c
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