Japan's Parliament Clears Way for Emperor's Abdication

His successor is Crown Prince Naruhito, 56, who is expected to ascend the throne on January 1, 2019. The Japanese royal family is the oldest continuous monarchy in the world, with a lineage dating back to 600 BC. "Considering the ages of the impe... More..

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President Trump calls United Kingdom election results 'surprising'

Despite many predicting the party would win a majority of as many as 70 seats, Ms May fell eight seats short of a majority with 318 seats. Although Brexit was supposed to be front-and-center during the camp...More..

Robot march: Softbank picks up two robotics firms from Alphabet
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Robot march: Softbank picks up two robotics firms from Alphabet

SoftBank's cutesy android, Pepper , is an unlikely stable mate for Boston's creations the latest of which was described by the Guardian as like Terminator riding on a hoverboard, and by the company's own fo...More..

RBI to soon re-introduce one rupee currency notes
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

RBI to soon re-introduce one rupee currency notes

All other Indian currency notes in India are printed by RBI. However, it has been stated that these one rupee denomination notes have been printed by the Ministry of Finance , Government of India and the tas...More..

If you truly love Air India, let it fly away
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

If you truly love Air India, let it fly away

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said over the weekend that the government was open to the option of bringing a strategic investor into the airline. This was planning think-tank's fourth report submitted rec...More..

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Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes short of becoming Prime Minister

May told the British electorate that the election was about strengthening Britain's hand in the tense Brexit negotiations . The leader of the Labour Party , Jeremy Corbyn , urged her to resign, saying he...More..

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Stock Price Move: Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)

Lazard Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Chico's FAS by 5.6% in the third quarter. 05/25/2017 - Chico's FAS, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group. The busi...More..

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US, Kuwait step up efforts to end Qatar blockade

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirate (UAE) and Egypt have cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Qatar has denied the allegations. "The opportunity presented ...More..

Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack

But the three men failed to provide payment details and the vehicle was not picked up, prompting them to use a smaller van from a DIY store instead. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dick said she understood t...More..

General election 2017: what happened and what's next for United Kingdom businesses?
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

General election 2017: what happened and what's next for United Kingdom businesses?

The British prime minister was cruising along two months ago with a solid majority in Parliament and several years to run on her party's mandate. That was also the broadly desired outcome in Brussels, where l...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Sensex flat with negative bias; Nifty trades at 9625

Indian equity markets edged lower on Friday. The benchmark BSE index closed up 0.16 percent at 31,262.06, ending flat for the week. In contrast, the NSE Nifty rose by 14.75 points or 0.15 per cent to close ...More..

'May not need capital for 1-yr post Rs 15K-cr QIP'
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

'May not need capital for 1-yr post Rs 15K-cr QIP'

As such, there is no need for SBI to seek funds from the government for now, she added. At this point, we have not asked for capital. In fact, even without this equity raise, with the kind of earnings that ...More..

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and asserted that she will form a government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Fr...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

New Analyst Ratings For BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

The Medicines Co had 15 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald boosted their target price on shares of Community Health Systems from $7.00 to $8.00 and gave...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again

This is the same DNC, by the way, that was accused of stacking the deck in her favor before the campaign even began. Do you think Trump will clap back at her now? The former secretary of state said she was a ...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Terri Sewell votes against bill aimed at reversing Dodd-Frank financial regulations

The bill would also remove supervisory duties from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , transforming it into a purely enforcement agency. Hensarling has said the bill would end Dodd-Frank's "taxpayer-fu...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

How Many Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, ATW earned gross profit of 611.6 Million, in 2015 836.69 Million g...More..

Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe

The company also brought on the law firm Perkins Coie to investigate the specific harassment allegations that Fowler raised. Another 57 claims remain under review, while 31 employees are in counseling or ...More..

British pound slips after election shock
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

British pound slips after election shock

The currency plunged early in the session, losing almost 2 percent on average against its major counterparts after an exit poll following yesterday's United Kingdom general election predicted that no party ...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Flight shares soar as pound sinks after election shock

The slump in sterling is boon for multinational companies listed on the FTSE 100 , as many tend to benefit from earnings in currencies that are stronger than the pound. The dollar index, which tracks the green...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

A look at the impact of the pound's drop around the world

The damage was limited elsewhere, with E-mini futures for the S&P 500 off 0.1 percent. Japan's Nikkei added 0.8 per cent and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.3 per cent. ...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

This effectively becomes a vote of approval or disapproval in the Tory-DUP deal and could also bring it down. "As we're the party who won the most seats and most votes, we're the only party in a positio...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Bill Cosby Lawyer Claims Sexual Assault Expert Witness Is Biased

Constand testified earlier this week that the pills, which prosecutors have suggested might not have been Benadryl , left her incapacitated at his Philadelphia-area home before Cosby sexually assaulted her. ...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

But as the various investigations unfold and more and more people are brought to speak under oath, Trump's lies may not be enough to save him. Yet coupled with Trump's announcement the USA would withdraw fr...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Will not surrender: Qatar minister on terrorist list issued by Saudi, allies

We are seeing shortages of food. Families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school. "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this Holy Month of Ramadan, but they c...More..