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Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75% - highest level since 2009

This was the first time since October 2013 that the central bank hiked the repo rate -- the rate at which it lends to commercial banks -- at two consecutive policy meetings. Reports suggest that it is for the second time that the RBI has increased the interest rates by 0.25%. We need to ensure macroeconomic stability and continue to maintain growth profile of 7.4 per cent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Huawei beats Apple to become No 2 in smartphones

Huawei beats Apple to become No 2 in smartphones

The company shipped 54 million smartphones in the quarter ending April-June, up 41 percent from previous year. This put Samsungs market share at a still good 34%, behind OnePlus at 40% and well ahead of Apple at 14%. According to Counterpoint Research's latest analysis on the Indian smartphone market, the premium smartphone segment (₹30,000 and above) grew 19 percent annually and 10 percent sequentially during Q2 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Air marshals secretly monitored US passengers for years

Air marshals secretly monitored US passengers for years

The program - called " Quiet Skies " by the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) - has been in existence since 2010, when Barack Obama was in the White House. But internal correspondence among various TSA officials, as well as comments obtained by the Globe from anonymous air marshals, suggest the program continues to operate and that it's proven controversial within the agency, which allocates about 10 percent-or $1 billion-of its annual budget toward air marshal operations . Consulte Mais Informação

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Top Australian supermarket backs down on plastic bag ban

Top Australian supermarket backs down on plastic bag ban

After suggesting that shoppers are not ready to make the transition, the supermarket giant declared that they will continue to supply free, reusable plastic bags to their customers. "Retail expert Associate Professor Gary Mortimer added: "#Coles claim it 'is continually looking at ways to reduce plastic, which is why we removed single- use plastic shopping bags on July 1.' Really? Coles' backdown infuriated environmental lobby group Greenpeace , which said the supermarket's decision was bad ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla claims record revenue of $4B in Q2 2018

Tesla claims record revenue of $4B in Q2 2018

But it is also the most heavily shorted company on Wall Street, with an army of investors betting billions that the cash-burning company's turbulence would ensure its imminent collapse. Numbers for the second quarter show Tesla slowly meeting its production and delivery goals for its hyped-up, affordably priced sedan, the Model 3. Maybe Musk is exhausted after the huge effort Tesla has taken to ramp up its auto production - like adding a massive tent factory outside its vehicle plant ... Consulte Mais Informação

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FTSE 100 Drifts Lower Ahead Of Central Bank Meetings

FTSE 100 Drifts Lower Ahead Of Central Bank Meetings

The main policy rate remains at negative 0.1 per cent and the target for 10-year yields at zero per cent. Masafumi Yamamoto, chief forex strategist at Mizuho Securities in Tokyo , said investors will be more interested in U.S. The Bank of Japan decides the text of the Outlook Report in April and October Monetary Policy Meetings and releases it semiannually, after it has presented its outlook for developments in economic activity and prices, has carefully assessed upside and downside ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Hits Turkish Officials with Sanctions over Pastor Brunson's Detainment

Trump Hits Turkish Officials with Sanctions over Pastor Brunson's Detainment

Brunson , who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, faces up to 35 years in jail if found guilty of the charges, which he denies. The administration said the two sanctioned officials - Turkey's Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul and Minister of Interior Suleyman Soylu - both played leading roles in the organizations responsible for Brunson's arrest and detention. Consulte Mais Informação

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Parasite scare sparks recall for salads, wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens

Parasite scare sparks recall for salads, wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens

Some chopped romaine used by Caito Foods and supplied by Fresh Express has been recalled over feared Cyclospora contamination, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service statement. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The products also bear establishment number "EST". The symptoms of Cyclosporiasis include loss of appetite, weight loss, cramping, bloating, nausea, fatigue, and other flu-like symptoms. Consulte Mais Informação

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21c Museum Hotels Acquired by International Chain

21c Museum Hotels Acquired by International Chain

The purchase price for the 85 percent stake is $51 million, which includes a potential earn out payment. No real estate is included in this acquisition. Craig Greenberg will continue as 21c's president and chief executive officer, with 21c headquarters remaining in Louisville. A French worldwide owner and operator of upscale hotels is set to take over the growing 21c Museum Hotel chain, which opened its fifth property at Oklahoma City's historic Ford Model T assembly plant two years ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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JetBlue comes through after bridesmaid 'axed' from wedding party

JetBlue comes through after bridesmaid 'axed' from wedding party

The correspondence began innocently enough, with a cheery "I'm so glad to hear you booked flights!" before taking a freaky turn. Below is the full email that Alex sent to Courtney. I love you and value your friendship so much and I fully understand the need for you to prioritize school! In an email from the bride, she says she has no ill will toward Duffy but she just wants a bridesmaid who can "commit her full time" to the wedding. Consulte Mais Informação

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Yemen's Houthis ready to halt Red Sea attacks

Yemen's Houthis ready to halt Red Sea attacks

The announcement comes just a week after Saudi Arabia stopped oil tanker routes through the narrow Bab El Mandeb Strait - one of the world's most important shipping lanes - after Houthi rebels fired missiles at commercial vessels. AFP said the 125-page report, based on inspections of debris from 10 missiles and other unmanned aerial vehicles in Saudi Arabia, found they showed "characteristics similar to weapons systems known to be produced in the Islamic Republic of Iran". Consulte Mais Informação

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Good news for UAE-based NRIs after rate hike in India

Ravindra H Dholakia voted against the decision. On Wednesday, the central bank announced a 25 basis points (bps) hike in the repo rate . For the second quarter ended September, it has projected inflation to be at 4.6 per cent. And as India's growth continues to strengthen, economists say more rate rises are likely. "Robust corporate earnings, especially of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies, also reflect buoyant rural demand. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jaguar Land Rover skids to £264m loss on China tariff changes

Jaguar Land Rover skids to £264m loss on China tariff changes

Revenue increased 83% to Rs. 16,803 crore as it grew from a low base in the same period a year ago, top company officials said. Tata Motors has reported a consolidated net loss of Rs. The automobile major missed the analyst prediction of 10 per cent earnings as it registered earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation margin of 6.2% during the first quarter of the current fiscal year. Consulte Mais Informação

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