• Consumer prices increase for fourth consecutive month

    Consumer prices increase for fourth consecutive month

    The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of November 2016 stood at -1,09 percent, shedding 0,14 percent on the October 2016 rate of -0,95 percent, as liquidity constraints and a strong dollar maintain downward pressure on prices.This means that prices as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index decreased by an average of -1,09 percent between November 2015 and November 2016.

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  • Xavi: Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't deserve Ballon d'Or

    Another trophy would move Ronaldo level with Lionel Messi . "It is very rare that one player wins so many awards", Zidane said Wednesday. "I think great players should play together". 'Leo Messi is the best despite the trophies that someone else might have won'. Real said Ronaldo, who last month signed a bumper new five-year contract, had enjoyed "a sensational year".

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  • Vote Recount In Michigan Shows Unexpected Results

    Democrat Hillary Clinton overwhelmingly prevailed in Detroit and Wayne County. Machines in those precincts tabulated more votes than what they should have. Stein said the names of groups getting the money will be made public "in the coming weeks". We are hopeful that we will have machines in 2017, and I suggest to you that tomorrow there will be a plan rolled out for those machines.

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  • Bombay High Court hearing on Wadia removal suit tomorrow

    Terming the allegation that he has acted in concert with Mistry as "totally false and baseless", he wrote: "My actions as an independent director are totally independent and not linked to any individual". "The current value of the listed shares is in excess of around Rs 1,300 crore making a total of around Rs 8,500 crore. If these holdings were to be disposed off, your company would be debt free", Wadia said.

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  • Quest Diagnostics data breach affects 34k individuals

    Quest Diagnostics data breach affects 34k individuals

    No credit card, financial, insurance or Social Security information was included in the breach, according to the company. "Due to the nature and the limited amount of information that was accessed, we believe the risk of harm to patients is low", said Denny Moynihan, a Quest spokesman.

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  • Asahi snaps up top beer brands for €7.3bn

    Not including the Asahi deal, Japanese companies have spent $77.6 billion on outbound mergers and acquisitions this year, Thomson Reuters data shows, seeking to counter domestic deflation, weak consumer spending and a shrinking population. For now, the Japanese companies rank far behind global giants such as AB InBev. Another Japanese beer maker, Kirin Holdings Co., bought a 55% stake in Myanmar Brewery for $560 million a year ago.

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  • Hawala gang held in hotel raid in Delhi, Rs 3.25 cr recovered

    Hawala gang held in hotel raid in Delhi, Rs 3.25 cr recovered

    New Delhi , In a joint raid by the Delhi Police Crime Branch and the Income Tax Department , five persons have been arrested with Rs 3.25 crore in old currency notes , the city police said on Wednesday. Delhi Police raided a hotel in Karol Bagh and recovered Rs3.25 crore in demonetised currency from five persons, police said today. Police said Affan was the kingpin of the gang and had employed others as delivery and liaison agents.

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  • Trump Must Sell Stake in DC Hotel Prior to Inauguration

    Trump Must Sell Stake in DC Hotel Prior to Inauguration

    That contract has a clause that specifies that no elected government official can be party to the lease. The terms of the lease, however, appear to preclude any elected federal or D.C. Trump tweeted Monday that he plans to hand managerial control of his business to two of his children along with executives, leaving open the possibility that he will retain his ownership stake.

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  • Goa IT sleuths seize Rs 67.98 lakh at Banda

    Goa IT sleuths seize Rs 67.98 lakh at Banda

    The tax department also warned of penal action against those filing "drastically" revised income tax returns by including bank deposits made after demonetisation. THE THREE businessmen, arrested with Rs 1.04 crore in new notes on Tuesday, have claimed that since they were getting new currency notes at several shops they owned, they had decided to make money by exchanging the them for the demonetised currency for a cut, Thane police said.

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  • More Than 93 Pct Of TCS Shareholders Oust Mistry As Director

    Meanwhile, Mistry stated that he would continue to fight for his positions in the group firms despite the setbacks, saying that over 70 per cent of non-promoter shareholders either voted against the resolution to remove him or abstained. Yesterday Tata Sons had purchased a total of 5 crore shares of Tata Motors amounting to 1.73 per cent stake in the company. But this vote against the resolution may have included Mistry's own votes as well.

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  • India's Wholesale Price Inflation Eases Further

    This was helped by a substantial price fall in onions, which stood at (-) 51.51 per cent. Overall, vegetable prices came down by (-) 24.10 per cent. That's slower than the previous month's 3.4 percent, but faster than the 3.1 percent decline predicted by the median of 29 estimates in a Bloomberg survey of economists.

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  • Dollar gains after Fed raises rates, signals faster rate hike pace

    On that assumption, some are revising their forecasts for Fed rate hikes in 2017. "I do intend to serve out my four-year term", Yellen said at the press conference following the bank's rate decision Wednesday. Markets had been widely of the belief the Bank of England (BoE) would ignore strong inflation and focus on the wider economy when making policy decisions.

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  • GST to be implemented in 2017: PM Modi

    In his address Modi pointed out, "India is now witnessing an economic transformation". Tweeted the Indian Prime Minister's Office, "It is a great pleasure to jointly inaugurate Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave 2016 with His Excellency the PM of Malaysia: PM".

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  • Revenue Estimates Analysis: Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:DLR)

    The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 644.28 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 627.93 Million. They now have a United States dollars 114 price target on the stock. Eventually, Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp has 436,307 shares for 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Lc reported 14,107 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

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  • Oil jumps to highest since mid-2015, Fed rate hike looms

    Oil jumps to highest since mid-2015, Fed rate hike looms

    Euro zone government bond yields opened sharply higher with German Bunds up 5 basis points at 0.40 percent as USA yields topped 2.5 percent for the first time since October 2014. election sell-off. Britain's Office for National Statistics will publish its first estimate for November inflation Tuesday, with economists forecasting an annual acceleration of 1.1%, 0.2 percentage points faster than the previous month.

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  • Direct air connectivity between India, Indonesia begins

    They called upon all countries to work towards eliminating terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, in disrupting terrorist networks and financing channels, and stopping cross-border terrorism. Mr. Modi and Mr. Widodo called upon all countries to implement the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267 (banning militant groups and their leaders) and other resolutions designating terrorist entities.

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  • Trump says cost of F-35 program 'out of control'

    In an interview with Reuters , McCain, a leading Republican voice on national security and outspoken critic of Pentagon cost overruns, said, however, that Trump would have the power to reduce future purchases of the new-generation fighters if he decides to do so.

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  • Trend of lower gas prices appears over

    Crude oil prices are on the rise after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, and non-member producers agreed on a deal over the weekend to cut output to ease a global oversupply, according to AAA. In Livonia, the average price remained $2.35 per gallon. That's the largest contribution by non-OPEC countries in history. Nationally, the average for regular fuel was $2.21 on Monday.

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  • Mayawati slams PM , says it is like 'Ulta chor Kotwal to Dantey'

    BSP Supremo Mayawati today slammed Prime Minister Modi for accusing opposition as supporter of black money. Sunday's rally was the fifth addressed by the PM in Uttar Pradesh. He once again used the instance to promote mobile banking, saying "You can turn your mobile into your bank". "I thank all those who joined the Bahraich rally in this weather & regret my inability to be with the people", he said in two separate tweets.

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  • Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6B

    The deal includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s, Boeing said on its website Sunday. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency said the planes would be delivered over the next decade. "We hope that despite changes in the USA administration, the country will remain loyal to its commitments". The Times also notes that the deal is being finalized "weeks before the inauguration of U.S.

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  • Los Angeles plans to sue 4 retailers alleging deceptive ads

    Under California law, stores can't advertise a former price unless it was the going price as of three months ago, or if the date of the original price is clearly shown in the ad. At Kohl's, the lawsuit claims the retailer offered Belted Cargo Shorts for the reduced price of $35.99 in January 2016. Feuer said that JC Penny's and Kohl's represented to courts in the class action suits that they would not engage in false reference pricing , "But we allege that they continue to do it anyway".

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  • South Korea expands cull to contain bird flu

    South Korea expands cull to contain bird flu

    Sheila Voas, Scotland chief veterinary officer said that the risk of a spread into poultry in the United Kingdom remains at "low, but heightened", although for wild birds the risk has been raised to "medium". "Consumers should not be concerned about eating eggs or poultry given the expert advice about food safety and human health". "It is important to stress that there has been no cases of this strain detected in the UK".

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  • OPEC, non-OPEC agree first global oil pact since 2001

    OPEC, non-OPEC agree first global oil pact since 2001

    He added Opec would target an oil price of US$60 per barrel as anything above that could encourage rival production. Earlier, OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo said he was optimistic about reaching an agreement to cut 600,000 barrels "or even more maybe".

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  • How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Friday

    How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Friday

    WALL STREET: U.S. markets closed higher on Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,246. The Nasdaq composite finished up 27.14 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,444.50. They are now near the highest they've been this year. The Dow Jones Transportation Average climbed 2.5% Wednesday to its first record since December 29, 2014, led by shares of airlines including American Airlines Group.

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  • Under white wraps, Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

    Under white wraps, Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

    Hundreds of thousands of Cubans mourning, cheering or chanting "I am Fidel!" lined the streets as the cortege rolled through towns along the 900-km route. After taking power, he became an ally of the Soviet Union and a thorn in the side of successive USA presidents until illness forced him to relinquish power to his brother in 2006.

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  • Indices hold on tight: Nifty ends above 8250

    Indices hold on tight: Nifty ends above 8250

    The market uptrend went into the second day today, with the Sensex spurting 53 points to bring up a fresh 1-month closing high of 26,747, in keeping with firming global indices amid investor optimism. On the other hand, metal index was down 0.37 per cent, auto 0.27 per cent, healthcare 0.13 per cent and capital goods 0.04 per cent. The rally continued on SUN TV with the stock gaining 7.6 per cent.

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  • Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump

    Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump

    Jones goes into how much work the union has been doing since Carrier announced that it was moving 1,300 jobs to Mexico earlier this year. And though workers were not brought to the table during the deal announced last week, Chuck and so many others in the labor movement have gone to great lengths to keep these jobs - all of them - in IN because they work for workers every single day.

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  • One killed, dozens injured in held Kashmir

    One killed, dozens injured in held Kashmir

    He, however, said: "Dialogue should not be just for the sake of dialogue", rather it should be sustainable and result-oriented. There was a time when Pakistan was seen to be playing a double game, running a parallel policy to the one adopted by ally America, mainly to counter the growing clout of India in the country's west.

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  • Wisconsin recount nears end

    On Monday, U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered an immediate statewide recount of the 4.8 million ballots cast in MI last month. A state court ruled that if Stein wanted a statewide recount, taxpayers would be on the hook for a $1 million bond.

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  • New 'Baywatch' Trailer Fat Shames Us All

    New 'Baywatch' Trailer Fat Shames Us All

    Needless to say, Indian fans of PC slammed the trailer. In addition to Johnson and Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Ilfenesh Hadera , Jon Bass , Priyanka Chopra, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson also star.

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  • The pound tumbled after the government delivered its Autumn Statement

    The pound tumbled after the government delivered its Autumn Statement

    The forecasts for the years following have also been cut to 1.7 per cent in 2018, and 2.1 per cent for 2019 and 2020. Chancellor Philip Hammond said United Kingdom growth forecasts for 2017 would fall to 1.4 percent, a reduction from 2.2 percent, as a result of the country's decision over the summer to leave the European Union.

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  • Shell, Others To Sign Oil Deals In Iran, Despite Trump's Threats

    Shell, Others To Sign Oil Deals In Iran, Despite Trump's Threats

    Earlier Wednesday, an Oil Ministry official said Shell and Total would sign deals to develop the three fields, in what would have been a major step forward for Iran's oil industry. Global oil companies have re-established contact with Iran since sanctions were lifted in January. Total's head of exploration and production, Arnaud Breuillac, said in an interview last week that he was "not particularly" anxious about a Trump presidency and Total's plans for doing business in Iran, ...

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  • Amazon testing cashier-free retail store

    Amazon testing cashier-free retail store

    The company is testing the new system at what it is calling an Amazon Go store in Seattle , which will open to the public early next year. The tech giant has built a convenience store in downtown Seattle that deploys a gaggle of technologies similar to those used in self-driving cars to allow shoppers to come in, grab items and walk out without going through a register.

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  • Cyber Monday Is Now Pretty Pointless

    Experts say the biggest change in online shopping is the use of mobile phones; 43% of shoppers say they'll be using one a phone to find the best deals. Don't sleep on this day of online deals though. "Now most have heard of it, and it's one of the biggest holidays for them to prepare". Reports from two research firms show that the Monday after Thanksgiving was still the busiest US online shopping day of the holiday season.

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  • Syrian government: Aleppo truce must include rebel pullout

    Russian news agencies quoted Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying talks would be held with the United States this week in Geneva on a rebel withdrawal from eastern Aleppo . Among the most well-known evacuations was the 2014 exit of rebels from the Old City of Homs after a two-year government siege. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported strikes on Idlib city.

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  • UK Supreme Court begins hearing on Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May's government launched its Supreme Court appeal on Monday to overturn an earlier High Court ruling, which stated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty could only be triggered with the input of Parliament. If unsuccessful, the government is expected to introduce a short bill which it will seek to push rapidly through parliament to authorise the triggering of Article 50.

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  • Giants asking for clarification on some officiating calls Sunday

    The Steelers received many great defensive efforts on Sunday. None of this is to say that Beckham wasn't hosed on the pass interference call that went against him and should have been called on the defender. Four busloads of fans from his hometown attended - not all of them Giants fans. Another red zone chance, a fourth down pass on the goal line to TE Will Tye, was slapped away.

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