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Manufacturing confidence at lowest level since Brexit referendum

Manufacturing confidence at lowest level since Brexit referendum

The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a survey of businesses compiled by IHS Markit, fell to 52.8 in August from 54.0 in July, the lowest figure in more than two years, although any score above 50 indicates growth. New orders were the weakest in more than two years, weighed down by the first drop in export orders since April 2016, and hiring by manufacturers nearly stagnated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mark Read steps into Sorrell's shoes at WPP

Mark Read steps into Sorrell's shoes at WPP

Mr Read, 51, has worked for WPP since 2002, holding a number of senior roles. WPP chairman Roberto Quarta said: "The board carried out a rigorous selection process, assessing internal and external candidates". "Our mission now is to release the full potential that exists within the company for the benefit of our clients, to accelerate our transformation and simplify our offering, and to position WPP for stronger growth". Consulte Mais Informação

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Death of Australian Sinead McNamara on superyacht in Greece investigated

Death of Australian Sinead McNamara on superyacht in Greece investigated

Under a photo of the model, Hayes reminded his 650,000 followers: "Life is so precious gone was too soon". McNamara was also expected to meet up with her sister Lauren. "Excitement is an understatement". McNamara, 20, was originally from Port Macquarie . She posted on Facebook on August 26: "Happy birthday to the most unbelievable big sister I could ever ask for, 5 days till I get to see you!" Just days before, the Instagram influencer who has more than 22,000 followers said she ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rupee slips 22 paise, closes below 71 level for first time

A rout in emerging-market currencies, elevated oil prices and fears of fiscal slippage before a general election next year have combined to make the rupee Asia's worst performer in 2018. On a net basis, FPIs offloaded shares worth Rs 2,12.81 crore on Friday, as per provisional data. Earlier, the benchmark equity indices BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty also plunged almost 0.85 per cent following subdued global cues. Consulte Mais Informação

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Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, highest ever for any metro city

Petrol at Rs 86.25 in Mumbai, highest ever for any metro city

Prices in the capital city are Rs 79.15 for petrol and 71.15 for diesel. More than 65% of operational costs of transportation is that of diesel. This follows a 31 paise/litre hike in prices on September 3. "An increase in fuel prices pinches the pockets of motorists and those plying heavy goods vehicles", said a transport expert. Also, crude oil has gained Dollars 7 a barrel in a fortnight, driven by fears that the United States sanctions on Iran will likely contract supplies. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Herberger's is Coming Back,' According to Store's Website

'Herberger's is Coming Back,' According to Store's Website

Herberger's, which was established in 1927, is part of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. that owned several department store chains. "We appreciate your loyalty & look forward tobeing able to serve you again soon". Bon-Ton filed for bankruptcy February 4, and was unable to find an investor willing to keep the company going. The same message was found at the top of the Herberger's, Carson's and Bon-Ton websites. Consulte Mais Informação

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How major USA stock indexes fared Friday

How major USA stock indexes fared Friday

Looking at the weekly performance, both the Dow and the S&P 500 are on track for their third straight weekly gain, while the Nasdaq is poised for its second straight positive week. The latest comments by Canadian officials, expressing concerns that a deal won't be met by the end of Friday also seems to have forced bullish investors to stay on the sidelines. Consulte Mais Informação

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British Prime ministers that have visited Nigeria

British Prime ministers that have visited Nigeria

In April, Britain hosted a meeting of Commonwealth countries, including South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, seeking to reinvigorate the network of mostly former colonies and drum up new trade amongst its members. "The UK continues to support the commitment of the courageous Kenyan soldiers fighting in Somalia against al-Shabaab and I will announce a new package of funding to support the African Union mission in Somalia", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Santa Monica Tabs 4 Firms for Electric Scooter, Bicycle Operations

Santa Monica Tabs 4 Firms for Electric Scooter, Bicycle Operations

Rick Journey, director of communications for the Birmingham Mayor's Office, said the city received an email from Bird on Tuesday morning notifying the city of its presence. And this city is far from alone in trying to grapple with the scooter revolution. "With our proven, track record in delivering electric mobility offerings we understand the importance of maintaining positive relationships with both public officials and citizens alike". Consulte Mais Informação

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