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Transport beats housing as households' largest cost

Transport beats housing as households' largest cost

The picture emerged in the latest report by the Office for National Statistics , based on surveys of thousands of people. Beyond transport, expenditure on food, non-alcoholic drinks, communication, restaurants and hotels saw particularly stark increases during the year, while spending on clothing and footwear, household goods, services, recreation and culture also witnessed a boost. Consulte Mais Informação

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Stoltenberg: Name dispute must be resolved before joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Stoltenberg: Name dispute must be resolved before joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Shekerinska said that there was unambiguous consensus among the citizens and on the political scene that Macedonia should become a full member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, and informed Stoltenberg about an increase in the defense budget and the decision to increase the Macedonian contingent in the mission in Afghanistan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate tackles committee over fuel subsidy probe

Senate tackles committee over fuel subsidy probe

The Senate also directed its committee on Public Accounts to complement the Marafa committee by conducting an open investigation into payments and receipts in new fuel subsidy regime. With the bill is signed into law, two new companies, Nigeria Petroleum Assets Management Company and National Petroleum Company, would be established with certain assets and liabilities of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, while the National Petroleum Company, for instance, would operate as a full ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Shares Bought by High Pointe Capital Management LLC

Foster & Motley Inc. now owns 265 shares of the information services provider's stock valued at $241,000 after acquiring an additional 2 shares in the last quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $788,300.00, a P/E ratio of 37.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 0.90. Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. Consulte Mais Informação

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Maruti Suzuki to launch new Swift

Maruti Suzuki to launch new Swift

The 2018 Swift will be the fourth-gen model since its launch in 2005 and was a part of the Indo-Japanese lineup's bestsellers which also includes the Alto, WagonR, and the Dzire since then. Bookings for the new auto are open across all 2,300 Maruti dealerships around India. The new-generation Maruti Suzuki Swift gets a brand new design , and it's an all new design language as well, which enhances the looks of the auto. Consulte Mais Informação

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Euro Eases Back From Three-Year High

Euro Eases Back From Three-Year High

On Wednesday, the euro dropped nearly a half a percent after hitting a new three-year high above $1.23 as many investors increased their bullish bets on the currency. Some economists believe that a better measure of core inflation is the one that takes out not only energy and unprocessed food but also alcohol and tobacco, the prices of which are often influenced by government tax changes. Consulte Mais Informação

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CityFibre Chooses Milton Keynes As First Vodafone Full Fibre City

CityFibre Chooses Milton Keynes As First Vodafone Full Fibre City

Once completed, almost every business and home in Milton Keynes will have FTTP access. The project will see a private investment from CityFibre of at least £40 million into a state-of-the-art digital infrastructure for Milton Keynes. Cllr Peter Marland, Leader at Milton Keynes Council, said: "We are delighted that Milton Keynes has been selected as the first city in this full fiber roll-out by Vodafone and CityFibre". Consulte Mais Informação

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US Senate panel votes again to approve Powell as next Fed chairman

Powell, who has been a member of the Fed's Board of Governors since 2012, was nominated by Trump in November to succeed current Fed chair Janet Yellen, whose term expires on February 3. The approval Wednesday was by voice vote, with Sen. On Wednesday, the Senate Banking Committee also approved the nomination of Randal Quarles, the Fed's vice chairman for supervision, for a full 14-year term on the central bank's board. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fed survey finds solid growth and rising wages

Fed survey finds solid growth and rising wages

However, the ongoing labour shortage "in some instances was described as constraining growth". The report was based on information collected through January 8. And firms in some districts "expect wages to increase in the months ahead". Housing sales were constrained somewhat by limited inventory. Most manufacturers reported doing better, with modest growth in the final weeks of 2017, which allowed some to increase capital spending. Consulte Mais Informação

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Morgan Stanley Q4 Profit Advances 10%

Morgan Stanley Q4 Profit Advances 10%

The global bank's Q4 trading revenues were $2.25 billion, a 19.5% drop from a year earlier. Morgan Stanley's fourth quarter profit was 59% lower than the same period in 2016 following a one-off USA tax repatriation payment. Pretax profit in the unit set a record for the fourth straight quarter. However, its Wealth Management performance helped negate some of that fall, rising 10.5% to $4.4 billion from $4.0 billion in Q4 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon shortlists 20 cities for second headquarters

Amazon shortlists 20 cities for second headquarters

All of the 20 contenders are major metropolitan areas. All of the finalists were in the United States except for Toronto. "Thank you to all 238 communities that submitted proposals". Amazon has already pledged to invest more than $5 billion in its new digs and grow it to accommodate as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs. Charlotte submitted its bid for Amazon's second headquarters in October along with the other cities. Consulte Mais Informação

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Febraban estuda ações para reduzir juros do cheque especial

Febraban estuda ações para reduzir juros do cheque especial

Para conseguir sustentar esse papel de indutor do crédito, a Caixa briga para conseguir o aval do Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU) para uma operação que usará R$ 15 bilhões dos trabalhadores depositados no FGTS para capitalizar o banco. O presidente do BC, no entanto, admitiu que o órgão pode adotar medidas caso a iniciativa das próprias instituições não avance. "Eu acho que é importante a queda de juros no cheque especial, que está muito elevado". Consulte Mais Informação

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