Economy

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:05

Coinbase , one of the biggest cryptocurrency marketplaces, said later Friday that trading in Bitcoin may be offline because of high traffic. On Tuesday, the owner of the South Korean Youbit digital currency exchange filed for bankruptcy after a hack resulted in the loss of 17 percent of its assets.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:15

The union said that Ryanair was refusing to deal with two pilots it had nominated. "We advise all customers in Germany to turn up as normal tomorrow, as we plan to operate all scheduled flights, and we will be doing our utmost to minimise any disruptions", spokesman Robin Kiely said in a statement.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:10

But that all changed on Tuesday morning, when the company announced in a press release that it would rebrand as a blockchain-technology company. Shares of the company have taken off since late September, when it announced a joint venture to develop a trading platform that aims to develop the security token market.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:09

The announcement by the company Wednesday had raised questions about whether it was attempting to curry favor with Trump. "From my standpoint, the driver of this is the business tax reform... He added that it would be a "capital-freeing" event for corporate America. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:06

VC said in advance of the meeting that it was looking for reassurances that Ryanair was genuine in its promise to recognize unions and threatened action if it turned out to be a tactic to delay strikes beyond Christmas. The Impact union, whose members include cabin crew, said it would be delighted to start talks in due course. The low-priced carrier said it was making the move to avoid "widespread customer disruptions over Christmas".

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:57

It was announced earlier today that next week's strike action would go ahead unless Ryanair management arranged to meet with IMPACT ahead of Wednesday's strike action. The Portuguese pilot union has requested a meeting and Ryanair has offered to meet them on Thursday December 21st. There could be a breakthrough in attempts to avert Ryanair's first ever pilots' strike .

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:54

The busiest season will strike December 23- January 1, AAA reports, but December 20 - 22 are expected to create a huge spike in travel times, with December 22 from 3 - 5 p.m. "Overall, our research shows that Americans are doing better than previous year and want to go somewhere for the holidays", said Vicky Evans, the assistant vice president of AAA Travel.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:38

Barry Sherman founded Toronto-based Apotex Inc.in 1974 with two employees and gradually turned it into the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. If the autopsies indicate that a homicide has occurred, the police's homicide squad will take over the investigation and detectives will talk to family members before they update the public, he said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:39

Captain Dawne Anderson of the Nanaimo Salvation Army told NanaimoNewsNOW a coworker reported someone door-knocking in Harewood Friday, claiming to be raising money for the local Salvation Army. That's not the case this Yule. What programs, if any, are impacted will be determined later, she said. "Services we offer are not just for the homeless, but also for the working poor", he said.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:55

The 50-issue NSE Nifty in range-bound movements settled higher by 59.15 points, or 0.58 per cent, at 10,252.10. Prominent gainers were Dr Reddy's, ONGC, Wipro, Bharti Airtel, Infosys, Heromoto Corp and Lupin, rising up to 0.86 per cent. "GST Council's urgent meeting scheduled on Saturday also keeps market interested, while advance tax numbers could give a leading indication towards corporate performance and growth expectations".

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:56

Lopez says the funds they collect remain local and are used all year long for Emergency Services including rent, utilities, and food, the Community Meal Program, and the Food Pantry. They are encouraging you to donate in the next ten days anytime you are out shopping and see a Salvation Army bell ringer with a red kettle. "Our partners have done a great job adopting all of these angels", Salvation Army of Wilmington Corps Officer Maj.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

The state average declined 2 cents during the past week. AAA tested six vehicles: a 3.5L Ecoboost Ford F-150, 6.2L V8 Cadillac Escalade, 5.0L Ford Mustang V8; and four-cylinder engines in a 2.0L Mazda MX-5 Miata, 1.8L Audi A3 and 1.4L Jeep Renegade.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:09

Under the terms of the deal, Westfield shareholders would receive cash and shares totaling $7.55, or A$10.01, an 18 percent premium per share. Unibail Rodamco is the largest commercial real estate company in Europe and will own 104 properties across the world when the acquisition is complete, reportedly resulting in cost savings of $100 million a year.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:17

France's Socgen said in a research note it expected inflation to hit 3.2 percent, an outcome which would require Mark Carney , the governor of the Bank of England, to explain himself in writing to the finance minister, Philip Hammond . The Bank of England has a tricky tightrope to walk. Inflation reached 3.1% in the year to November 2017, the highest level recorded for more than five years.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:21

In an advisory sent to troops at the end of November, Indian authorities warned soldiers that Chinese apps transmit user data back to servers located in China, and the Chinese government may use data collected by these services to pinpoint their location across the border.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:19

It's official now!Putting a final end to all rumours Salman Khan tweeted to announce the news of Anil Kapoor joining the Race 3 team. Anil, 60, was also a part of the first film, which featured him as Robert D'Costa aka R D. Salman and Anil had worked together in movies, including " Deewana Mastana ", " Biwi No. 1 ", " No Entry ", "Salaam-E-Ishq" and " Yuvvraaj ". Now that everything is in place, including the monetary arrangements, Anil has agreed to be a part of the cast, and the ...

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:11

Two Republican consultants also confirmed the decision to The Associated Press but both said they did not know why he was leaving. Franks has served in the House since 2003 and is known as a fierce opponent of legal abortion, recently sponsoring a bill banning abortions after 20-week gestation that passed the House.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:59

Airlines and cargo companies also see opportunities from commercial drones, Celine Hourcade, head of cargo transformation at IATA said . The Middle Eastern carriers are poised to double profits to US$600 million next year due to a 7 per cent growth in demand and a scaling back of capacity injection.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:52

However, Dublin as well as Apple continue to contest the European Commission's ruling. After a year passed without Ireland moving to recover the money, the EU referred the country to the bloc's highest court, the European Court of Justice.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:46

The woman claims she was raped by Anderson at her apartment a few weeks ago. Oklahoma officials have confirmed they are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering information. "While we can only speculate as to (the woman's) motives in seeking a civil protective order, her claims surfaced only after Mr. Anderson did not reciprocate a desire to pursue a relationship with (the woman)", the statement said.