• Industrial strategy focus on four pillars for future United Kingdom growth
Industrial strategy focus on four pillars for future United Kingdom growth

A central focus will be the technologies of the future, including AI, driverless cars, medical technology and clean energy. Summing up the Industrial Strategy paper, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Our modern Industrial Strategy will shape a stronger and fairer economy for decades to come".

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  • Meredith buying Time Inc for about $US1.8b
Meredith buying Time Inc for about $US1.8b

While an acquisition would keep one of the US' best-known magazine publishers afloat (it's responsible for Fortune and Sports Illustrated in addition to its namesake mag), there are worries about what this would mean in a country where media consolidation is becoming an increasing concern.

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  • Merkel urged to quickly seal repeat coalition deal
Merkel urged to quickly seal repeat coalition deal

As coalition talks descend into chaos, however, it could spell the end of Mrs Merkel's career at the top of German politics. German chancellor is open to talks with Social Democrats and intends to form a new government "quickly", Politico reports.

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  • S&P Maintains Status Quo On India's Sovereign Rating
S&P Maintains Status Quo On India's Sovereign Rating

Moody's also changed the outlook on the rating to stable from positive after a gap of 13 years. "The stable outlook balances India's sound external position and inclusive policy making tradition against the vulnerabilities stemming from its low per capita income and weak public finances", S&P then said.

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  • Macy's shoppers unable to use credit cards on Black Friday
Macy's shoppers unable to use credit cards on Black Friday

The issues appear to have begun around noon ET. "Wasted time picking things out only to leave empty handed with all my merchandise at the register". Customers continued to report payment issues throughout Friday afternoon. The retail giant, hoping to bring in customers with low prices, certainly managed to attract business, but perhaps more than ...

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  • Jeff Bezos I'm Now the $100 Billion Man!!!
Jeff Bezos I'm Now the $100 Billion Man!!!

Gates is believed to be the only other person to reach $100 billion. Jeff Bezos broke the $100 billion mark for the first time on Friday - one month after he officially became the richest man in the world. Just this week, Bezos rose another $2.4 billion, which gave him the final push to reach the 12-figure net worth. Bezos' increase in net wort...

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  • Sunny Sunday with more mild temperatures early next week
Sunny Sunday with more mild temperatures early next week

Monday will still be very warm day heading back to work and school with highs in the 70's to even low 80's, which should be close to record highs. We have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weather-wise, as plentiful sunshine and light winds made for a dry and pleasant Turkey Day across the area.

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  • Teacher detained in Beijing nursery abuse probe
Teacher detained in Beijing nursery abuse probe

The company says it "deeply apologises" for the matter that has caused "severe disquiet". Beijing officials are also conducting a security check in all nurseries in the Chinese capital. "The childcare industry can not be allowed to grow in an uncivilised fashion". Chinese education providers have been attracting major investment, while others ...

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  • Man accused of killing deputy charged with premeditated murder
Man accused of killing deputy charged with premeditated murder

During the arraignment, Berak's court appointed attorney mentioned that he has a history of mental health conditions, and he is under the care of a psychiatrist. Overall's death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner and the department will ask prosecutors to charge him shortly. A GoFundMe page has been established to assist Overall's fam...

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  • South Africa's weak growth, rising debt could trigger deeper downgrades
South Africa's weak growth, rising debt could trigger deeper downgrades

South Africa's central bank kept interest rates unchanged this week despite pressure to lower them for the sake of the ailing economy, impeded by inflation risks from a weaker rand, possible looming credit rating downgrades and the policy implications of a ruling ANC party conference.

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  • YouTube advertisers quit over predatory child videos
YouTube advertisers quit over predatory child videos

The video streaming giant also reports that it has strengthened its advertising-friendly guidelines. These videos will be removed and the comment space blocked. A British writer, James Bridle, also listed some of the questionable videos in his online essay published recently. YouTube has finally taken a step for controlling videos t...

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  • Elecosoft PLC (ELCO) Receives
Elecosoft PLC (ELCO) Receives "Corporate" Rating from FinnCap

It has underperformed by 12.14% the S&P500. GBX 712.53's average target is -12.20% below currents GBX 811.5 stock price. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2017 Q2. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Thursday, November 26. Analysts await BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) to report earnings on January, 24. It closed at $4.25 lastly.

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  • Liquidity Drives Sensex, Nifty Up; Reliance, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Top Gainers
Liquidity Drives Sensex, Nifty Up; Reliance, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Top Gainers

Nifty up 5 points at 10,347 and Sensex rises 6 points to 33,568 level. Mumbai: Benchmark Nifty continued its rally for the 7th consecutive session to close at 10,389.70 on Friday, driven largely by buying support from FMCG , pharma, IT, media and energy sectors.

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  • Electric Vehicles In India: Uber To Join Hands With Mahindra
Electric Vehicles In India: Uber To Join Hands With Mahindra

Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) on Friday said it will collaborate with ride-hailing company Uber to deploy electric vehicles (EVs) on Uber's platform in several cities across India . According to an estimate, the total number of EVs sold globally in 2016 stood at 6,000-7,000 units at the end of 2016 with only about 2000 EVs in India.

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  • United Kingdom unlikely to balance budget by mid-2020s
United Kingdom unlikely to balance budget by mid-2020s

Britain's national debt may not return to pre-financial crisis levels until "well past the 2060s", on the basis of projections released with Wednesday's Budget, a respected economic thinktank has warned. What's remarkable is it looks like we have at least another five years to go before we get anywhere near to having earnings back to where they wer...

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  • Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data
Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data

Rubber products made by Mitsubishi Cable that did not meet the specification requirements of the Self-Defense Forces were used in some of the engines of their aircraft and vessels, officials at a government agency responsible for development and procurement of defense equipment have said.

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  • After a brief absence, CBS returns to DISH
After a brief absence, CBS returns to DISH

During the standoff, CBS had maintained that while Dish has complained about the fees being asked for the cable networks, it has paid "at least one cable network more than double our asking price, for far less than half the ratings". Dish Network and CBS Corp. worked through Thanksgiving to resolve a fee dispute that returned CBS channels to the ai...

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  • Black Friday shopping lasts all night at in Anthem
Black Friday shopping lasts all night at in Anthem

During Black Friday 2016 more customers shopped online than in store, according to a survey undertaken by the National Retail Federation. Adobe expects Cyber Monday to become the largest online shopping day in history, generating $6.6 billion in sales and representing 16.5 percent growth compared to previous year.

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  • The Walt Disney (DIS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
The Walt Disney (DIS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Keybank Natl Association Oh accumulated 1.65M shares or 1.05% of the stock. Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Inc Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 17,023 shares. Walt now has $158.18B valuation. Moreover, Raymond James And Associates has 0.25% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). There are 1,989 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 948.44...

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  • Insolvency code amendments get President's assent, wilful defaulters barred from bidding
Insolvency code amendments get President's assent, wilful defaulters barred from bidding

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , however, said, "The ordinance disentitles the big defaulters and makes it hard for them to bid for distressed assets which was of their own making". These would include wilful defaulters, undischarged insolvents, disqualified directors, persons who have indulged in preferential transactions or under-valued transacti...

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