Economia

The Bank of England (BOE) held interest rates steady at 0.25 percent, as expected, on Thursday while implementing some widely anticipated modifications to its growth and inflation assumptions over the three-year forecast horizon. Rising inflation and poor income growth were cited as the main reasons for consumers feeling the squeeze; reflected in disappointing retail sales data and a surprisingly steep drop in new vehicle sales.
  • Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross: 10 US-China Trade Agreements 'Herculean Accomplishment'

    Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross: 10 US-China Trade Agreements 'Herculean Accomplishment'

    Economia

    Trump administration officials hailed the deal as a significant step in their efforts to boost US exports and even America's trade gap with the world's second-largest economy. For exports of gas, the USA will now treat China "no less favorably" than other countries for which is does not have a free trade agreement, according to a joint statement released by the sides.
  • BoE Leave Rates Unchanged, QE Remains Stable

    Economia

    For this reason, it's unlikely Mark Carney or the Bank will be particularly bullish today and with political uncertainty both in Westminster and in the UK's relationship with Brussels, there's a slim chance that markets will have to rush to price in expectations of imminent policy tightening.
  • Bank warns of 'moderate' growth as it keeps interest rates at 0.25%

    Economia

    Despite BOE governor Mark Carney warning only last February of the "twists and turns" heading into Brexit - nearly immediately proved true in mid-April when PM Theresa May called for general elections to be held on the 8th of June this year - the BOE remains optimistic over the growth outlook.
  • Ankit Bhardwaj who attacked Kapil Mishra was AAP worker: Delhi Police

    Economia

    Addressing a press conference, first mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Dr. Annapurna Mishra said, "Today my son is being accused of being an agent of BJP.I never thought Arvind Kejriwal would behave in such a manner". "I'm Kapil Mishra ", he warned the Delhi Chief Minister. Blaming the BJP for allegedly orchestrating the entire episode, Singh said the saffron party made several attempts to get the party derecognised.
  • TV writers strike narrowly avoided with last-minute deal

    Economia

    The negotiations between the AMPTP and WGA have centered on increasing contributions to the Writers Guild healthcare plan, which is dangerously close to becoming insolvent. The previous writers strike in 2007-2008 lasted 100 days. If a strike occurred, networks would have relied more on reality shows and scripted reruns to fill their primetime schedules.
  • India to skip China's Belt and Road Forum

    Economia

    Countries like the US, Japan, South Korea and France have made a decision to send official representations for the meet. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Sidelines of Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 13, 2017.
  • Belt & Road Forum: dozens of heads of state in Beijing to participate

    Economia

    The China Development Bank alone has earmarked $890 billion for some 900 projects. The initiative will help China boost its trade, by better-connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient Silk Road trading routes. "China is willing to share its development experience with all countries". As well as the corridor through Pakistan, India is anxious more broadly about China's economic and diplomatic expansion through Asia, and in particular across countries and waterways that it ...
  • State plans enforcement action at nuke site

    State plans enforcement action at nuke site

    Economia

    It said no radiation has been released. Pallone said the Energy Department should provide details on the implications of the incident on continuing cleanup efforts. For decades, Hanford was responsible for making plutonium intended for nuclear weapons. But Washington state officials were taken aback upon learning after the collapse that tunnel inspections were made on what they called an infrequent basis.