• MPs vote in favour of snap General Election on 8 June

    MPs vote in favour of snap General Election on 8 June

    Economia

    Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrats leader, told the Commons May is calling an election now because, having looked at the state of Labour, she could not resist the political equivalent of taking candy from a baby. Ms May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020 , saying she needed to avoid a clash of priorities in the sensitive final stages of the two-year Brexit talks.
  • Election call likened to Hitchcock film by EU's Donald Tusk

    Election call likened to Hitchcock film by EU's Donald Tusk

    Economia

    The European Medicines Agency, which is based in Canary Wharf, plays host each year to 36,000 scientists and regulators who are charged with approving the safety of drugs used by the EU's 500m population. Most of the 27 have expressed an interest in hosting both the EMA and EBA. Cities including Frankfurt, Milan, Amsterdam and Paris are thought to be possible new locations for the two bodies.
  • United States unemployment rate dropped to 4.5% in March

    Economia

    January's growth was reduced from 238,000 to 216,000, while February fell from 235,000 to 219,000, equating to a total decline of 38,000. A broader measure of unemployment, which takes into account those who have given up looking for a job and those who are working part-time but want more hours, also declined, falling to 8.9 percent from 9.2 percent in February and 9.8 percent a year ago.
  • Venezuela seizes GM auto plant

    Venezuela seizes GM auto plant

    Economia

    GM described the takeover as an "illegal judicial seizure of its assets", according to CNN. FILE - This Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. A court in the Zulia state said it imposed a broad embargo on the assets of General Motors Venezolana, C.A., or GMV, which has been in operation for almost seven decades.
  • UK govt sells green bank in 2.3-billion-pound deal

    UK govt sells green bank in 2.3-billion-pound deal

    Economia

    The Green Investment Bank's chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin, said in a separate statement from the bank: "Macquarie has made significant and important commitments to the United Kingdom government to maintain GIB as a discrete entity within its business.
  • Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

    Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

    Economia

    A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SCSS. Select Comfort Corp. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 46.0% on a year-over-year basis. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & global copyright and trademark legislation. The correct version of this story can be accessed at ...
  • EPF records RM46.56b investment income in 2016

    EPF records RM46.56b investment income in 2016

    Economia

    The ratification of the 8.65% on EPF will enable the retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to credit this rate of return into the accounts of four crore subscribers. The Labour Ministry was being pushed by the Finance Ministry, although with some reluctance, to bring the EPF rate down so as to bring it at par with other schemes such as the PPF.
  • Canada, Ontario discuss options on Toronto housing, no action yet

    Economia

    They do so on a day when Royal LePage Realty has announced that the aggregate price of a home in the Greater Toronto Area rose by an "unprecedented" 20 per cent across all housing types to $759,241 in the first three months of 2017. Housing constructed or occupied after November 1, 1991 has an exemption which allows landlords to demand any rent they want, once a lease is up. "The issue we're facing on housing affordability affects nearly everyone - those with lower incomes being priced out ...
  • Referendum Alitalia, cosa succede se vince il SI o il NO

    Referendum Alitalia, cosa succede se vince il SI o il NO

    Economia

    La Uiltrasporti non si schiera a favore o contro il referendum Alitalia ma "lascia il voto alla libera coscienza di ogni lavoratore". Nella riunione di oggi è stato anche definito il quesito referendario. I seggi elettorali sono nove, a Roma e Milano: Seggio Numero 1 presso CBC (Crew Briefing Center stanza 7) Seggio Numero 2 presso area Mensa (Lavoratori Palazzina A, B, C) Seggio Numero 3 presso la sede di Magliana Seggio Numero 4 presso Area Manutenzione (Area 900) Seggio Numero 5 ...
  • Nalco stake sale attracts Rs 954 cr worth bids on day 1

    Nalco stake sale attracts Rs 954 cr worth bids on day 1

    Economia

    The scrip had also underperformed the market over the past one quarter, declining 4.64% as against the Sensex's 7.43% rise. The current market cap of the company is Rs 14197.36 crore. Wholesale investors bid for as many as 14.24 crore shares against the 7.73 crore shares on offer. The share of the company started trading at Rs 68.50 per share, touched a low of Rs 68.30 per share and a high of Rs 69.30 per share on intraday basis.