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Global Investment Flows Plummeted 23% in 2017 to Three-Year Low

Global Investment Flows Plummeted 23% in 2017 to Three-Year Low

India's FDI outflows more than doubled in 2017 to $11.3 billion while FDI inflows fell 9% to $40 billion during the year. The drop in FDI inflows happened despite India having one of its largest FDI deals as Petrol Complex Pte Ltd (Singapore), owned by Rosneftegaz (Russian Federation) acquiring a 49% stake of Essar Oil Ltd , the second largest privately owned Indian oil company, for $13 billion. Consulte Mais Informação

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London share trading delayed by one hour

London share trading delayed by one hour

A spokesperson for the LSE said a software issue had disrupted orders made during the pre-open auction system. Shortly after the exchange opened, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 0.28 percent. Thursday's opening session was launched an hour later at 9:00am. "All this while volumes are driven up by algorithm trading". The LSE is not the only bourse to face similar technical issues in recent months. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica boss admits getting Facebook data from researcher

Ex-Cambridge Analytica boss admits getting Facebook data from researcher

The data was leaked by researcher Alksandr Kogan; after his admission that he did pass on the data to Cambridge Analytica , Nix retracted his version of events to admit his company did receive Facebook-generated data. "All Mr Nix's comments carried in our reports were used in context, including any caveats", the channel responded. And he dismissed as a "point-blank lie" the claims of whistle-blowing former CA employee Christopher Wyle that the company had played a pivotal role in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla on autopilot sped up before fatal solo crash in March

Tesla on autopilot sped up before fatal solo crash in March

The Tesla's driver was found belted in his seat and bystanders removed him from the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames. Tesla, however, previously said it has no record of Huang complaining about Autopilot. The agency says data retrieved from the vehicle showed that the Tesla-branded Autopilot system was engaged for the 18 minutes and 55 seconds before the crash that killed the driver, 38-year-old Apple software engineer Walter Huang. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK PM May accused of deceiving ministers over Brexit - The UK Times

UK PM May accused of deceiving ministers over Brexit - The UK Times

The problem stems from the fact that the backstop will, at the least, keep all of the United Kingdom, not just Northern Ireland, in the customs union and close alignment with the single market. The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier welcomed the publication of the paper. Does it respect the integrity of the single market/customs union? Cabinet tensions on the backstop initiative emerged yesterday after Mr Davis was believed to be insisting that the United Kingdom should be able to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Business leader devastated as Gloucestershire department store set to close

Business leader devastated as Gloucestershire department store set to close

SKIPTON'S high street department store House of Fraser (Rackhams) is earmarked for closure, it has been announced today. But it will see 28 of its 59 stores nationally close - putting thousands of jobs on the line. He said: "The business has been impacted by the mounting pressures facing the United Kingdom high street, with the declining profitability of certain stores exacerbated by costly legacy leases which were originally negotiated many years ago". Consulte Mais Informação

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Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier

Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier

Politicians would pay them from general revenue and federal borrowing even after the trust funds, which are essentially bookkeeping devices, went to zero. Program trustees said Congress must act to beef up the program's account in order to sustain existing services. "The programs remain secure ..." The Social Security Administration's main campus in Woodlawn, Md. Consulte Mais Informação

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David Koch Steps Down From Company, Political Groups

David Koch Steps Down From Company, Political Groups

A letter to Koch Industries employees from its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles Koch attributes David Koch's decision to deteriorating health. David Koch had served as an executive vice president and a board member of Koch Industries, a Wichita, Kansas-based conglomerate with interests ranging from oil and ranching to farming and the manufacturing of electrical components. Consulte Mais Informação

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ZTE Signs Preliminary Agreement With Commerce Department To Lift US Ban

ZTE declined to comment. James Rockas, a spokesperson for the Commerce Department, says that "no definitive agreement has been signed by both parties", but it sure does look like things are moving in the right direction for ZTE. parts in its products on a public website. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told Reuters he thought Congress should immediately take action to try to block the deal. Consulte Mais Informação

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