Business


Petrol, diesel prices rise by about 50 paise. Check today’s rate Petrol, diesel prices rise by about 50 paise. Check today’s rate
- September 07, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices shot up once again today by around 50 paise to reach fresh record high levels. NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. Delhi charges a Value-Added Tax of 27 per cent on petrol and 17.24 per cent on diesel. Diesel price rose from Rs 74.19 per litre to Rs 74.40. The fuel prices are likely to go up further as the rupee hit yet another all-time low of ₹72.12 against the USA dollar on Thursday, while price of Brent oil was ... (more...)
Federal government backs milk levy push Federal government backs milk levy push
- September 07, 2018

Mr George said he fully supported the efforts of this petition. "My message is let's just see what happens and let's work the issue through". "I want to ensure the sustainability and viability of our dairy sector but not doing that at a cost to mums and dads pouring milk on their cornflakes." This is unsustainable. (more...)
Bitcoin Falls Off a Cliff Again as Cryptocurrency Slump Deepens Bitcoin Falls Off a Cliff Again as Cryptocurrency Slump Deepens
- September 07, 2018

Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of crypto hedge fund BKCM, said while this doesn't have an impact on actual bitcoin trading volume short-term, the report pours cold water on long-term sentiment. The biggest problem for financial institutions that want to buy and sell bitcoin is that the centralized exchanges the asset trades on have a history of being vulnerable to hacks . (more...)
Oil prices down, OPEC production at 10-month high Oil prices down, OPEC production at 10-month high
- September 07, 2018

International Brent crude futures dipped 4 cents to $76.46 a barrel. However, it remains to be seen if the prices can sustain the bounce amid looming U.S. "Oil inventory data released last night showed a larger-than-expected draw in crude inventories", said William O'Loughlin, investment analyst at Australia's Rivkin Securities. (more...)
Lawmakers in state approve bill to move back school start time Lawmakers in state approve bill to move back school start time
- September 06, 2018

Once Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill, schools will have three years to comply with the new start time. "That delayed school start time could have a big impact on middle school children and adolescents", Dr. That has potentially damaging effects on their health and learning and Ash says that could be costly. In a recent Rand Corporation study, " Why Sleep Matters: Quantifying the Economic Costs of Insufficient Sleep ", researchers noted that "at a national level, up to 3 per cent of GDP ... (more...)
Trump calls for a fair trade deal with Canada Trump calls for a fair trade deal with Canada
- September 06, 2018

Negotiations between Canada and the United States are to resume in Washington on Wednesday. Canadian officials have repeatedly said that demand is a non-starter for Canada. He told an Edmonton radio station Wednesday that protecting Canadian "sovereignty" and Canadian "identity" is one of his "red lines". The emergence of the cultural exemption as a bone of contention at this stage in the talks surprised those who have followed NAFTA closely. (more...)
Zarif on Trump plan to chair United Nations council meeting: #chutzpah Zarif on Trump plan to chair United Nations council meeting: #chutzpah
- September 06, 2018

Haley said, "we continue to see them need engage in things that are not helpful, and whether it's in Lebanon, and whether it's in Yemen, whether we are looking in Syria, all of these issues, we continue to see one factor that is exactly the same, and that's the presence of Iran", and added, "I understand that there are some members who find that uncomfortable to talk about it, and I personally think that when we talk about things that are uncomfortable in the Security Council, good things ... (more...)
China warns of retaliation if U.S. slaps new tariffs China warns of retaliation if U.S. slaps new tariffs
- September 06, 2018

President Donald Trump's trade war doesn't seem to have curtailed American appetite for foreign goods - at least not yet. In contrast, the deficit with Mexico narrowed to US$5.5 billion, a almost US$2 billion decline - although the total is up for the first seven months of the year. (more...)
Cryptocurrency slump deepens as bitcoin falls of a cliff
- September 06, 2018

This news was the catalyst that pushed the cryptocurrency market down by over 7% within a few hours. The Wall Street bank was planning to clear bitcoin futures for some clients as the new contracts were going live on exchanges when the cryptocurrency rocketed to a record high of $16,000 in December. (more...)
New poll sees RBA's rates unchanged until 2019 New poll sees RBA's rates unchanged until 2019
- September 06, 2018

The out-of-cycle move by Westpac has sparked speculation that the next move in interest rates could be down - despite clear signals from the RBA board in the opposite direction - to counter the impact of private rate rises on stretched household budgets. (more...)
Abra CEO Claims SEC Will Approve Bitcoin (BTC) ETF Within the Year Abra CEO Claims SEC Will Approve Bitcoin (BTC) ETF Within the Year
- September 06, 2018

Many believe that, while it's not an essential factor for crypto mainstream growth, it is a significant driving factor and could be the catalyst that propels the market to new heights, similar to the prices seen previous year when Bitcoin reached $20,000. (more...)
Toyota Recalls Prius Hybrids for Fire Risk Toyota Recalls Prius Hybrids for Fire Risk
- September 06, 2018

Toyota doesn't sell a hybrid version of the C-HR in the U.S. The bulk of the vehicles covered by the recall were sold in Japan. The issue is linked to the wire harness that connects to the hybrid power control unit. Affected vehicles in the U.S.do not include the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, Prius Prime, Prius c or Prius v. No injuries have been reported as a result of the issue. (more...)
Amazon's Bezos gives $10 million to bipartisan campaign fund Amazon's Bezos gives $10 million to bipartisan campaign fund
- September 06, 2018

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made the largest political donation so far this election cycle to a political action committee (PAC) that wants to help veterans get elected to Congress. In January, Bezos and his wife donated $33 million to a scholarship program for young so-called Dreamer immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children. (more...)
Volvo 360c concept unveiled Volvo 360c concept unveiled
- September 06, 2018

For ages it seems, the industry has been talking about how AVs will transform the transportation industry, how it will help congestion go down just as fast as Tesla when Musk tweets a dumb comment, and how it will ultimately lead to a new automotive revolution. (more...)
Westpac hit with $35 million fine over lending practices Westpac hit with $35 million fine over lending practices
- September 06, 2018

ASIC announced the outcome today, with Westpac admitting breaching the National Credit Act. An estimated 260,000 home loans were approved by the bank's automated decision system during the time period under consideration. The Coalition Government has undertaken significant reforms to ensure that ASIC has the resources and powers it needs to combat misconduct in the financial services industry and across all corporations for the protection of Australian consumers. (more...)
Uber To Ban Riders With Ratings Below 4 Uber To Ban Riders With Ratings Below 4
- September 06, 2018

Uber said it was a vital step in maintaining an enjoyable experience for both its riders and driver-partners. An Uber spokeswoman declined to be drawn on exactly how many of its 2.8 million users in Australia and New Zealand now had ratings of below 4.0 - but conceded it was only "a few thousand". (more...)
China 'winning the trade war' as U.S. deficit surges
- September 06, 2018

This happened as exports of soybeans and civilian aircraft dropped, while imports hit a record high. The deficit with Canada also widened, according to the report released shortly before Washington and Ottawa were due to resume talks aimed at salvaging the North American Free Trade Agreement as a three-nation pact with Mexico. (more...)
Amazon India unveils Hindi website, app in battle with Flipkart Amazon India unveils Hindi website, app in battle with Flipkart
- September 06, 2018

The company had announced that the idea was to make the shopping experience convenient for customers in India. None of India's other leading e-commerce portals-Flipkart, Snapdeal or Paytm Mall-currently have a local language version of their apps or websites. (more...)
Defying Trump, US trade deficit widens to $50.1 billion in July
- September 06, 2018

July 16, 2018. Even the metal products targeted by US tariffs showed some resilience in the latest figures. And other factors are working against his goal of reducing the USA trade deficit, which he has said he views as stealing from the American economy. (more...)
Bitcoin falls on report Goldman Sachs ditching cryptocurrency trading plans
- September 06, 2018

The rest of the top five cryptocurrencies by market cap toppled by more than 12 percent. Purchasing Bitcoin from someone like Goldman Sachs supposedly makes cryptocurrency easier to stomach, particularly when concerned with being to exposed "dirty" digital coins. (more...)
Devaluation of rupee not attributable to domestic factors: Jaitley Devaluation of rupee not attributable to domestic factors: Jaitley
- September 05, 2018

The battered rupee has lost 165 paise in the last six trading sessions. "There are no domestic reasons, the reasons are global", he said. "I don't think there is any need for the world's fastest-growing economy to panic and have knee-jerk reactions". (more...)
Germany and United Kingdom said to drop key Brexit demands. Pound jumps Germany and United Kingdom said to drop key Brexit demands. Pound jumps
- September 05, 2018

Sterling rose 0.52 percent against the euro and 0.83 percent against the dollar in latest trading figures. Against the euro, the British currency rallied to 89.65 pence. Viraj Patel, a currency strategist at ING London, said: "It seems the latest news is lifting another obstacle for sterling but we need to see concrete progress before sterling reaches towards the 2018 highs". (more...)
CEO's return fails to halt JD stock plunge CEO's return fails to halt JD stock plunge
- September 05, 2018

Liu returned to JD.com's headquarters in Beijing on Tuesday morning, after being released from a county holding cell in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When Richard Liu, the billionaire founder of Chinese e-commerce site JD.com, was arrested last week, Minneapolis police did not confirm the specifics of the alleged sexual misconduct case. (more...)
Fun Facts About the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Fun Facts About the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC
- September 05, 2018

Nevertheless, Wall Street is increasingly anxious that Tesla is about to face a brutally competitive landscape. The Mercedes EQC crossover starts production in the first half of next year, part of a plan to develop its EQ electric line, Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche told reporters in Stockholm at the car's world premiere. (more...)
City and county offices to be closed for Labor Day City and county offices to be closed for Labor Day
- September 05, 2018

All NSLC locations are closed on Monday. Washington Department of Licensing Offices will reopen tomorrow. Police, fire emergency services and 911 are not affected by the Labor Day holiday. Here is a list of what's open and closed for some of the Island's main businesses and public services. This includes the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso clinics and campus libraries. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 next »