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Procon promove atividades para celebrar o Dia do Consumidor

Procon promove atividades para celebrar o Dia do Consumidor

Serão oferecidos serviços envolvendo parceiros como a Energisa e Águas Cuiabá com propostas diferenciadas e parcelamento facilitado, e ainda a CDL - Cuiabá fazendo a consulta ao SPC gratuitamente. A atividade será em parceria com Condecon, o Conselho Municipal de Defesa do Consumidor. "O consumidor deve estar atento, por exemplo, ao valor do produto na prateleira se corresponde na hora do pagamento no caixa; O consumidor deve estar ciente dos seus direitos e pode contribuir nesta fiscalização, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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It's not our money, say 1MDB, MoF

It's not our money, say 1MDB, MoF

It is not a specific motion on 1MDB or on Malaysia, 1MDB said in a statement, in reference to the letters sent by Lim Kit Siang and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to members of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland (Federal Assembly), in relation to a motion that is to be debated in the National Council (Lower House) of the Federal Assembly. Consulte Mais Informação

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India needs 8% growth for 30 years to join middle-income group

India needs 8% growth for 30 years to join middle-income group

Referring to the slowdown in bank credit following a surge in bad loans in banks, estimated at almost $150 billion, the World Bank suggested consolidation of state banks and more space for private banks. The report said that "maintaining hard-won macroeconomic stability, providing a definite and durable solution to the cleaning up of banks' balancesheets, realising GST's growth and fiscal dividend, and regaining momentum on the unfinished structural reform agenda" would be key to India ... Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. crude inventories continue to increase

U.S. crude inventories continue to increase

Output has been helped by the 25% rise in oil prices over the past year, along with improvements in efficiency and technology. Crude has struggled since hitting a three-year high in January. "Prices in the upper half of the oil price-band will encourage increased supply as USA production grows and countries reduce compliance with their production quotas", its senior vice-president Terry Marshall said. Consulte Mais Informação

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SEC has charged Theranos and CEO Elizabeth Holmes with 'massive fraud'

SEC has charged Theranos and CEO Elizabeth Holmes with 'massive fraud'

That included claims that Theranos technology was being used by the US Department of Defense in a deal that would result in more than $100 million in revenue in 2014. Holmes, the charismatic young Stanford dropout who once adorned the cover of magazines in Steve Jobs-esque turtlenecks, must pay a $500,000 penalty, give up voting control of the company, return the shares she obtained during the alleged fraud, and can not be part of the leadership of a public company for a decade. Consulte Mais Informação

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Malaysia's industrial production index up 3pct in Jan 2018

The main drag for IPI was manufacturing industrial output, which was contrasted with trade data that showed a jump in manufactured export volume growth in January, according to the research house. The 3 percent growth was largely driven by manufacturing and electricity. Nomura opined that the window for further rate hikes is closing as it expects the general election to be called in late April or early May, and fiscal tightening in the second half. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft to deliver cloud services from new regional datacenters

Microsoft to deliver cloud services from new regional datacenters

Last year, the Redmond, Washington-based company announced it was building new data centers in South Africa, from which it planned to serve cloud customers in the Middle East by 2018. Microsoft's new regional data centers will improve access to its cloud computing service Azure for local customers. "The new cloud services enable customers to digitally transform their businesses empowered by Microsoft's global network and the latest innovative services while meeting their compliance ... Consulte Mais Informação

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