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Dramatic stock market rally runs out of steam

Retail sales gained 5.1 per cent between November 1 and December 24, as compared to a year ago, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. In Malaysia, shares ended higher at 1,690.72. After the overnight rally, E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were last down almost half a per cent. "I think worries regarding the U.S. government shutdown as well as lack of clarity over whether the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boxing Day sales draw fewer UK shoppers

Boxing Day sales draw fewer UK shoppers

He said: "It has been busier for longer as well". Christmas day is only just behind us and already the stores, shopping centres and online retail giants are offering their St. Despite footfall being down overall around the UK, Jace Tyrrell, chief executive at New West End Company, representing businesses in Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, said: "In London's West End we have seen a Boxing Day bounce, with footfall up 15% this morning". Consulte Mais Informação

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Minimum wage hike going into effect in NY

Minimum wage hike going into effect in NY

The lowest-paid workers in New York state will have something to look forward to in the new year: a higher minimum wage, with the biggest boost coming to employees in New York City, who will make at least $15 per hour. About a third of workers in the human services sector, two-thirds of food service workers and 40 percent of retail workers will get raises under the new law, according to the MassBudget analysis . Consulte Mais Informação

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Dad flies on daughter's flights to spend time with her on Christmas

Dad flies on daughter's flights to spend time with her on Christmas

So here's another: One person who was working during Christmas was a flight attendant named Kimberly, who had to fly across the country while everyone was chilling (or bickering) with their family. "Hal decided he would spend the holiday with her", he wrote. Well, sorry, this guy just made them all look like pre-enlightenment Scrooges. Another relative re-posted his seat-mate, with his own comments: "Dad's first trip using his benefits was a success!" A special thanks to all of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Gujarat: Public sector bank employees join nationwide strike against merger with BoB

Gujarat: Public sector bank employees join nationwide strike against merger with BoB

UFBU is an umbrella organisation of nine unions, including the All-India Bank Officers Confederation, the All- India Bank Employees Association and the National Organisation of Bank Workers, among others. The discussion on wages have been on for the past 13 months between the unions and IBA, and the latter has offered a wage revision of 8 per cent. In the past wage settlement, which was for the period from November 1, 2012, to October 31, 2017, the employees got a 15 per cent hike. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump resumes attack on Fed as markets sink

Trump resumes attack on Fed as markets sink

In Asia , China's Shanghai Composite closed up 0.4% while Australian markets closed up 0.5%. The Nasdaq skidded 140.08 points, or 2.2 per cent, to 6,192.92. Mnuchin, however, noted that the president said, "I totally disagree with Fed policy". Some say that if Trump were to tweet that he planned to fire Powell, the damage to the Fed's credibility and global markets would likely occur, even if Powell ultimately kept his job after a court challenge. Consulte Mais Informação

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Couple questioned over Gatwick drone sightings 'completely violated' by arrest

Couple questioned over Gatwick drone sightings 'completely violated' by arrest

Britain's second-busiest airport was forced to close its only runway repeatedly last Wednesday through Friday due to numerous reports of drones, impacting almost 140,000 passengers and leading to the deployment of soldiers. In an attempt to catch those responsible, Gatwick Airport has offered a £50,000 reward through Crimestoppers, while another £10,000 has been put up by the charity's chairman Lord Ashcroft. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ghosn expected to be released from jail on January 1

Ghosn expected to be released from jail on January 1

Ghosn was re-arrested on Friday over suspicions that around October 2008 he transferred personal trades to Nissan to make it responsible for USD16.6 million in assessment losses. Nissan has put off a decision on Ghosn's replacement. His lengthy detention - in Japan , suspects can be "re-arrested" several times over different allegations - has sparked criticism, especially from overseas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mega Millions Christmas jackpot tops $320 million; Powerball hits $294 million

Mega Millions Christmas jackpot tops $320 million; Powerball hits $294 million

The Powerball jackpot grew to $294 million and winning numbers will be pulled on Wednesday. But, as of this week, no one has come forward to claim the billion-dollar prize. The cash pot has been building since the last jackpot winning on October 23 for $1.537 billion - the largest sum in the game's history. For the drawing, players can buy a ticket in stores or through the Illinois Lottery website or app. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

The hope is that the airport can make up much of the backlog and get passengers where they hope to be for Christmas now that Sussex police have arrested two suspects . Suggestions that there may never have been a drone at Gatwick Airport were down to "poor communications" rather than a genuine possibility that the incident was baseless, police have told the government. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil Producers to meet again, if output cut isn’t enough: UAE

Oil Producers to meet again, if output cut isn’t enough: UAE

Suhail Al Mazrouei, the UAE's energy minister, said that Opec has the option to hold an extraordinary meeting to decide on more output cuts if the current one isn't enough. The S&P 500 Index sank 1.8 percent, with its energy index shedding 3.2%. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. "The main input over the weekend has been the continued intervention by Opec members", said Olivier Jakob, managing director at Petromatrix. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nothing is out of ordinary in markets: United States regulators tell Steven Mnuchin

Nothing is out of ordinary in markets: United States regulators tell Steven Mnuchin

USA stocks have plunged in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index on pace for its biggest percentage decline in December since the Great Depression. Although the closure of some government services isn't expected to hurt the economy, the inability of lawmakers and President Donald Trump to put politics aside to enact a budget is unnerving to investors. Consulte Mais Informação

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