• Yellen admits Fed perplexed by chronically low inflation
Yellen admits Fed perplexed by chronically low inflation

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies, was up 0.54 percent at 93.469, after rising to 93.607, the highest since August 23. Meanwhile, new-home sales tumbled last month, running at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 560,000. These three markets have lured foreigners since the start of the year, helping their c...

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  • Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea crisis
Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea crisis

The popular approval ratings for Abe's administration, whose plunge to their worst levels just a few months ago appeared to make an imminent election impractical, have quickly recovered. Mr Abe officially announced his intention to dissolve the lower house at the beginning of the extraordinary Diet session starting September 28. Abe, on a nationa...

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  • Unilever to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn
Unilever to buy Carver Korea for €2.27bn

The company adds that Carver has a very strong position in the "K-Beauty" market and it should therefore strengthen Unilever's hand in the Asian beauty market and within its personal care category globally. This is not the first time Unilever has struck a deal in the beauty business - in 2015 alone, it bought four high-end skin-care brands. Gol...

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  • Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi apologises to London for 'mistakes we've made'
Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi apologises to London for 'mistakes we've made'

When taxicabs complained, Uber defiantly kept hauling people. According to Greg Hands who is Minister for London , the decision by labor unions in Britain to criticize Uber was astonishing. "The onset of mobile phone booking apps for PHVs is causing concern about whether drivers are able to compete on a level playing field and has led to...

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  • Target Promises To Boost Minimum Wage To $15
Target Promises To Boost Minimum Wage To $15

In 2015, Target wouldn't promise to do the same after Walmart raised its minimum wage to $9 an hour at the time. The wage increase will apply to "thousands" of Target's roughly 320,000 current employees and the some 100,000 temporary hires expected this holiday season.

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  • Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament
Angela Merkel Wins German Election, But Right-Wing Party Gains Seats In Parliament

Speaking to the FT earlier this month, Green leader Simone Peter warned her party would only form a coalition with the CDU if it won concessions on the immediate closure of coal-fired power plants and a commitment to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030.

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  • New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles: Where to Watch, Listen, and More
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles: Where to Watch, Listen, and More

The Giants' Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, including a 77-yard score to Sterling Shepard , but Philadelphia (2-1) rallied twice. "Everything adds up in this league". We dropped too many balls. On a hot, humid day, both N.F.C. He mustered only three yards in the first half on Sunday and only 22 for the game.

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  • CommBank cuts ATM fees for all, other banks follow
CommBank cuts ATM fees for all, other banks follow

CBA's group executive of retail banking services Matt Comyn said ATM fees had always been "unpopular" and consumers were fed up with been stung. 'As Australia's largest bank, with one of the largest branch and ATM networks, we think this change will benefit many Australians and hopefully demonstrate our willingness to listen and act on customer f...

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  • MotoGP: Marquez masterclass to snatch championship lead
MotoGP: Marquez masterclass to snatch championship lead

Having won the Aragon GP, Marquez has now extended his lead for the title by 16 points ahead of Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso . Team-mate Dovi too didn't have much of an outing at all, after losing pace to the first four, thanks to another soft rear bungle up, he came under attack from the aspiration bunch.

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  • Russian Federation says US Iran sanctions undermine nuclear deal
Russian Federation says US Iran sanctions undermine nuclear deal

NY [U.S.A] September 22: Raising concern over the North Korean missile-tests, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that negotiations is the only way to find out the solution and urged the ruling Democratic People's Republic of the Korean Government to not go further in "dangerous direction".

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  • Moody's downgrades UK's credit rating
Moody's downgrades UK's credit rating

The investor service downgraded the country's long-term issuer rating to Aa2 from Aa1 over concerns that Brexit could hit the economy at a time when the government's debt reduction plans are already behind schedule. "The Prime Minister has just set out an ambitious vision for the UK's future relationship with the European Union, making clear that b...

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  • Stewart & Wight plc (STE) Announces Dividend Increase - GBX 14.50 Per Share
Stewart & Wight plc (STE) Announces Dividend Increase - GBX 14.50 Per Share

The stock has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 18. Therefore 83% are positive. Cambian Group Plc had 48 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Another recent and important Harworth Group PLC (LON:HWG) news was published by Fool.Co.Uk which published an article titled: "FY results reveal growth potential at...

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  • Predicted Newcastle United starting line-up against Brighton
Predicted Newcastle United starting line-up against Brighton

So what happened after wasn't exactly what I was expecting". Krul has a unique opportunity to have his first game in this Premier League season to be against his former club this Sunday. As well as a strong defence, this trio of wins has shown that there are also goals and creativity in this team. Newcastle United were the only team to beat...

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  • European Union officials reach draft deal on more North Korea sanctions
European Union officials reach draft deal on more North Korea sanctions

The bloc has agreed a new package of measures, including a ban on investments in North Korea and on European Union exports of oil, the sources said on condition of anonymity. Trump on Monday said in his speech at the United Nations summit in NY that if the USA is forced to defend itself or its allies, "we will have no choice but to totally destroy...

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  • Gay marriage supporter headbutts Abbott
Gay marriage supporter headbutts Abbott

Turnbull said Australia had a tradition of respectful political debate "sometimes with strong views expressed, but without violence". "This is one of a number, a relatively small number of incidents, but any one is one too many". Tasmanian Police have asked for witnesses to the attack on Morrison Street in Hobart to come forward. "I turned arou...

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  • Ali Zafar breaks silence on internet trolling of Mahira Khan
Ali Zafar breaks silence on internet trolling of Mahira Khan

Social media went into meltdown as images surfaced of Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor , taking a smoking break in NY. Pakistan's sweetheart Mahira Khan and Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor's friendship and pictures, which recently surfaced, have become the target of fans' criticism.

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  • Hurricanes' Impact Could Make US Fed More Hawkish
Hurricanes' Impact Could Make US Fed More Hawkish

The dollar index rose 0.75 percent, with the euro down 0.83 percent to $1.1892. The Fed knows economic growth will be subdued and inflation will continue to stay below its 2% threshold. If the Fed were to coalesce around that belief, doubts could arise about whether it should keep raising rates or delay further hikes. Instead they employed an unu...

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  • Global stocks, dollar rise as investors turn eyes to Fed
Global stocks, dollar rise as investors turn eyes to Fed

Oil prices were headed higher. But they still are forecasting another increase of 0.25 of a percentage point by the end of the year - a signal they think the economy is still on solid ground. Sterling was up 0.15 percent at $1.3516 GBP=D3 . Japan's Nikkei closed up 0.05 percent and Shanghai added 0.3 percent. FOMC participants - including Fed gove...

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  • Sensex falls over 300 points; Rupee slides to almost six-month low
Sensex falls over 300 points; Rupee slides to almost six-month low

Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty lost heavily in wake of North Korea fears . Asian markets got their first chance to react to Standard & Poor's announcement late Thursday that it was downgrading China's credit rating , citing rising debt levels.

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  • Eurozone growth hopes reinforced by strong survey
Eurozone growth hopes reinforced by strong survey

Companies in the services sector slowed some, while manufacturing growth ticked up, IHS Markit wrote in flash results released Friday, Sept. 22, but overall private sector growth increased strongly. Germany's composite output index rose unexpectedly for the consecutive second month in September, to 57.8, from 55.8 in August. An index measuring ou...

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