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Economy

The euro rose 0.2 percent to $1.0891, after reaching a five-month high of $1.0937 in early Asia trading on Monday. Centrist Emmanuel Macron, a pro-EU ex-banker and former economy minister, emerged as the leader of the first round of voting and qualified for a May 7 runoff alongside the second-place finisher, far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
  • Entire US Senate called to White House for North Korea briefing

    Economy

    The same four officials will later go to Capitol Hill to brief the entire House of Representatives at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT). "The job of being the White House press secretary is hard enough without having people that are supposed to be on your team criticizing you and undermining you in public", he said.
  • ALERT: Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

    Economy

    Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and immigration minister Peter Dutton just announced that the citizenship test to become an Australian is getting a major overhaul. In Delhi, the Australian High Commission sought to play down the impact of the decision, saying there "continues to be visa options for skilled Indian nationals".
  • Donald Trump govt to announce major tax reforms in U.S. next week

    Economy

    Without that revenue, or something in its place, it may be hard for the plan to achieve crucial revenue neutrality. "Let me make it absolutely clear: President Trump is absolutely committed to make sure that taxpayers are not at risk for government bailouts of entities that are too big to fail", he said.
  • European Central Bank says economy continues to improve and risks are diminishing

    Economy

    On Thursday, the European Central Bank repeated its standard guidance that it expects its key interest rate to remain at present or lower levels for an extended period of time and well past the horizon of its asset purchases. In its monthly survey of the region, it said its economic sentiment indicator rose by 1.6 points in April to 109.6, the highest since August 2007, when early signs of the global financial crisis were emerging.
  • Insurer Prudential gets a lift from price target hike by Jefferies worldwide

    Economy

    Shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC ( LON:LCL ) traded up 0.94% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting GBX 128.70. About 733,832 shares traded or 417.86% up from the average. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 170 ($2.17) price objective on shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, March 30th.
  • Blackstone Group (BX) Getting Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

    Blackstone Group (BX) Getting Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

    Economy

    TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Blackstone Group (BX) Getting Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds" was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. It has a dividend yield of 6.18%. Suntrust Banks reported 0.01% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Now the P/E of The Blackstone Group L.P. stands at 19.76.
  • Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits surge

    Economy

    Shore Capital reiterated a not rated rating on shares of Acacia Mining PLC in a report on Friday, March 24th. The stock touched 52-week High of $4.21 on 05/25/16 and 52-week Low of $2.35 on 07/06/16. It has a 33.65 P/E ratio. The Company's main business activities are retail and commercial banking, general insurance, and long-term savings, protection and investment.
  • Briefing to Senate on North Korea Includes Talk of Military Force

    Economy

    Earlier Wednesday, US troops in South Korea began deploying a contentious anti-missile system in South Korea that has infuriated China. U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean Peninsula in response to rising tension over Kim Jong-un and North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.
  • United CEO: Dragging Incident May Sway Flyers' Airline Pick

    Economy

    Law enforcement will no longer be able to physically pull passengers off its plane unless it's for security and safety reasons. Recounting the Dr. Dao incident, he told the Associated Press: 'I breached public trust with this event and how we responded.