Economia

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker drew laughs at the start of the conference by announcing that he would speak in French because "slowly but surely English is losing importance in Europe". Chief spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Thursday that "we here in Brussels are rather busy with our policy work". While local issues are usually the main influence in such polls, May's decision last month to call a snap general election ensured her own record and Brexit would be on ...
  • Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit, investors brace for impact

    Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit, investors brace for impact

    Economia

    The Productivity Commission had also suggested banks build APIs to facilitate data sharing with customers. "In addition, worldwide jurisdictions that apply measures such as this already have much lower corporate tax rates than Australia - for example, in the United Kingdom the corporate tax rate is 20 per cent", Mr Hartzer said.
  • Analysts Review on: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

    Analysts Review on: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

    Economia

    Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in Ford Motor Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in shares of General Motors Company by 18.8% in the fourth quarter. If popular Wall Street analysts change their views on a stock, a significant short-term movement in the stock could occur. Macquarie reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $49.00 price objective on shares of General Motors Company in a report on ...
  • Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

    Economia

    Macron's sound defeat of far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the run-off vote is "very good news for France", said Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the influential Conference of European Rabbis. Other estimations also indicate that Macron garnered between 65 to 66.1 percent of votes, and Le Pen between 33.9 to 35 percent. Macron's opponent in the second round of the election, the far-right candidate Marinne Le Pen, was a bit of an exception to this rule.
  • European Union leaders thrilled to welcome President Macron

    European Union leaders thrilled to welcome President Macron

    Economia

    It was a very bold step, a rejection of Marine Le Pen as forceful as the vote count. With the two mainstream parties - the conservative Republicans and the left-wing Socialists - both failing to reach the presidential runoff vote, his chances of winning a majority that supports his election pledges will depend on him widening his centrist base.
  • Things you shouldn't miss about Budget 2017-18

    Economia

    While the government has a keen eye on the electorate, with the popularity of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull waning, it is also wary of a possible cut to its coveted AAA credit rating. Banks are maintaining fierce opposition to the levy, which will hit Australia's five biggest banks - ANZ, the Commonwealth, NAB, Westpac and Macquarie Bank - over four years raising $6.2 billion for budget fix.
  • Snapchat announced its First Earnings Report, falling short of Expectations

    Economia

    The stock fell to $17.66 and $6 billion (£4.6 billion ) was wiped off the group's market value. The owner of Snapchat, the popular disappearing message application, reported a net loss of $2. The company's shares fell more than 20% in after-hours trading in NY. Last month, Instagram stories surpassed Snapchat stories with 200 million users.
  • Halfords Group PLC (LON:HFD) Receives Sell Rating From Peel Hunt Analysts

    Economia

    Watchstone Group PLC (LON:WTG) has declined 21.26% since October 10, 2016 and is downtrending. The company's market capitalization is GBX 999.38 million. About 429,800 shares traded. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, April 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Among 13 analysts covering Prudential Financial ( NYSE:PRU ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold.
  • Emirates airline says profits down 70 percent in past year

    Emirates airline says profits down 70 percent in past year

    Economia

    Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, reported a decline in annual profit today for the first time in five years. " Emirates and dnata will stay attuned to the events and trends that impact our business, so that we can respond quickly to opportunities and challenges".
  • Jason Gillespie taking Australia A to South Africa

    Jason Gillespie taking Australia A to South Africa

    Economia

    Speaking to cricket Australia's website, Gillespie said,"I'm thrilled to be appointed as head coach of Australia A for the series against South Africa A and India A, and I'm looking forward to working with Chris and Brad in the coming months", Gillespie said.