German lawmakers welcome Macron lead in French election

France's 10-year government bond yield slid 13 basis points to 0.76 percent and the yield on Germany's safe-haven 10-year Bund yield jumped 10 basis points to 0.34 percent. It still represents an natural disaster that will reshape French and potentia... More..

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United CEO Oscar Munoz: No one has been fired over passenger incident

Nevertheless, executives expressed confidence in the direction United is headed, with Kirby saying that a 3-month-old effort to fill in network gaps out of the airline's hubs is improving margins faster than ex...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

The Results Are In For France's Presidential Election

With Ms Le Pen wanting France to leave the European Union, and Mr Macron proposing even closer co-operation between the bloc's 28 nations, the outcome of the first round of voting on Sunday after a wildly unpre...More..

Mogherini: EU still has disagreements with Russian Federation on Ukraine issue
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Mogherini: EU still has disagreements with Russian Federation on Ukraine issue

The European Union is ready to get back to relations of strategic partnership with Russian Federation and look into all possible fields of cooperation, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affa...More..

BD paying $24B for CR Bard
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

BD paying $24B for CR Bard

After the deal closes, Bard shareholders will own about 15% of the combined company. CR Bard closed at $253.07, down $1.70. The companies expect the transaction to close in the fall of the current year. The...More..

Emiratis, Malaysians reach $1.2B deal over troubled fund
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Emiratis, Malaysians reach $1.2B deal over troubled fund

The agreement removes a key hurdle amid investigations from the U.S.to Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland into money laundering and embezzlement linked to 1MDB. and this paves the way for elections", Oh Ei Su...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Check Out This Larry Page-Backed Flying Car in Action

So even if this concept never becomes a auto, it sure looks like a fun alternative to a personal watercraft. Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder, Larry Page, was rumored to be working on a flying vehicle proje...More..

PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8B

In an interview with Reuters, Michael McGarry said if Akzo Nobel's management and supervisory boards agreed to takeover talks, the companies might find additional ways to create value above the $750 million in ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 percent in 2017

Saudi Arabia, the region's largest economy, is expected to growth 0.4% this year and 1.3% the next, against 1.4% in 2016. Projected growth was revised upward in the United States , reflecting the assumed fis...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Treasury Department cucks Secretary of State

During the campaign, Trump spoke warmly of Russian leader Vladimir Putin and suggested he might be willing to lift some of the sanctions on the country the U.S. The waiver request was submitted during the Obama...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

American suspends flight attendant after alleged hitting incident

It is not clear whether the American Airlines passenger also plans to sue the airline. "The video is a microcosm of what's wrong with the airline industry today", Demetrio said in an interview with CNBC. Th...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

French Election: Citizens Go To Polls Amid Tight Security

His daughter has done much to soften her party's image, and found widespread support among young voters by pitching herself as an anti-establishment defender of French workers and French interests against glo...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Toronto real estate summit could yield solutions for Vancouver's reheating housing market

If adopted, as expected, the foreign tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. "They themselves have said, you know, we want to make sure our sales practices are appropriate, they're transparent, that b...More..

In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out

The polls suggest Macron will beat Le Pen soundly in the second round runoff on May 7. The euro spiked to a five-month high against the dollar on the news that Emmanuel Macron passed through to the second...More..

WTI futures sent reeling by smaller than expected decline in oil stocks
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

WTI futures sent reeling by smaller than expected decline in oil stocks

On the NYME, the May delivery for West Texas Intermediate dropped by 24 cents to reach $52.41 per barrel. Although crude inventories fell by 840,000 barrels in the week to April 14 to 531.6 million barrels, s...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Real Oil World Warns Financial Markets Amid OPEC Output Cuts

Many have been predicting a sustained rally and leaders of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries even came out this week to suggest further output cuts. WTI crude oil, the United States benchm...More..

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Recalls 53000 Vehicles Over Faulty Brake
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Recalls 53000 Vehicles Over Faulty Brake

The car-maker noted that if the part were to fail, the parking brake "could become stuck in place", according to The Telegraph . While it may be true that only 5 percent will have the problem, Tesla has explai...More..

India's Reliance Industries posts higher quarterly profit; tops estimates
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

India's Reliance Industries posts higher quarterly profit; tops estimates

Company's sales stands at Rs 74,598 crore as against Rs 54,189 crore, that is an increase of 37.7 per cent on year-over-year basis, according to ET Now . The company's m-cap stood at Rs 4,58,932.37 crore. It h...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

U.S. rejects Exxon Mobil bid for Russian Federation waiver

In August 2011, Exxon and Rosneft signed a strategic partnership deal according to which the two companies agreed to invest $3.2 billion in exploration in the Arctic Ocean and the Black Sea, in an area known ...More..

Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote

Polls showed the centrist Macron coming out on top with between 23 and 24 percent of the vote, with far-right leader Marine Le Pen in second place, meaning both have qualified for the May 7 runoff vote. Conse...More..

Schaeuble: Germany Not Worried by US Corporate Tax Reform Plans
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Schaeuble: Germany Not Worried by US Corporate Tax Reform Plans

After a year in which the world was rocked by the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union and Trump's election, some delegates are trying to focus on what's actually an improving global economy - even as it...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold

Suntrust Robinson maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $53 target in Thursday, January 21 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital given on Wednesday, March 8. Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (L...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Politico said on Saturday that Trump likes to keep large chunks of time on his daily schedule open because - as he said in "The Art of the Deal" - it allows him time to be "imaginative". Trump's rallies ha...More..

Jimmy Choo is up for sale
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Jimmy Choo is up for sale

No bids have yet been received and "other options for the business" are also being considered. Jimmy Choo, the luxury brand famed for its skyscraper heels, on Monday put itself up for sale as part of a "strat...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Oil prices set for biggest weekly drop in a month (FP)

Opec production cuts in the first half of 2017 were aimed at reducing the global glut of crude oil and have led to a modest market recovery so far this year. US inventories of 532 million barrels remained near ...More..

France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

Le Pen, for her part, advocates France's exit from the European Union and a return to the country's former currency, the franc. (Onwards!) movement: "In one year, we have changed the face of French politics...More..

Funny Real Madrid Memes: Relive Real Madrid's Victory
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Funny Real Madrid Memes: Relive Real Madrid's Victory

A diving header from Ronaldo with 14 minutes left looked to have been enough to send the Spanish side through, only for freakish own goal from Real captain Sergio Ramos to levelled things up at 3-3 overall. The...More..

International Monetary Fund lowers 2016-17 growth forecast for Egypt to 3.5 percent
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

International Monetary Fund lowers 2016-17 growth forecast for Egypt to 3.5 percent

It also came ahead of this week's gathering of central bank governors and finance ministers for the 2017 IMF/World Bank annual spring meeting in Washington . The IMF last November agreed to provide Egypt with ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

A total of 31,120 fully electric cars and hybrids were sold in China in March, a 35.6 per cent jump from a year ago. At a later stage, the carmaker will add plug-in hybrid versions for each model. It is due to ...More..

Labour's Corbyn sets election tone with promise to take on UK establishment
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Labour's Corbyn sets election tone with promise to take on UK establishment

Earlier, Corbyn had not ruled out putting the terms of an exit deal to a national vote when asked point-blank by journalists after the launch of his election campaign in Westminster. Inside Parliament, oppositi...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull defends new 'Australian values' test

Applicants also must provide evidence of integration into the community, including employment history, school enrollment or membership of community organizations. "There is a significant proportion of workers i...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches

Ankita (23), another first-time voter who voted for BJP, said: "Since this is the first time I will be voting, I watched many news debates on TV and read about the issues". Congress leaders advised patience til...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Ontario to place 15 per cent tax on foreign home buyers

Home prices in the Toronto region rose 6.2 per cent in March, the biggest one-month gain on record, according to a benchmark price index by the Canadian Real Estate Association, and jumped nearly 30 per cent in...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

BELLWETHER: French Election: Can 'France's Trump' Le Pen Finish the Job?

The figures do not include results from France's major cities, where Ms Le Pen's level of support tends to be low relative to smaller towns and villages where counts are complete. France's stagnant economy, i...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Euro scales five-month peak on French election relief

The election is widely seen as a vote on the future of the European Union - with most of the candidates railing against its institutions. Macron, who had never before stood for election and only started his g...More..