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The same newspaper had a photo on the first page, with citizens celebrating the win by bursting firecrackers on Sunday night. Pakistan enhanced their long-held reputation as one of the most unpredictable teams in world sport with an extraordinary and overwhelming victory over bitter local rivals India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday.
  • Shekel strengthening despite USA rate hike

    Economy

    The Standard & Poor's 500 index, the benchmark that professional investors follow, likewise wasn't changed much either. Upon the announcement of the increase, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said : "Our decision... "The committee now expects to begin implementing a balance sheet normalization program this year, provided that the economy evolves broadly as anticipated", the Fed said in its statement.
  • Macron wins strong parliamentary majority: exit polls

    Macron wins strong parliamentary majority: exit polls

    Economy

    Many victorious parliament members have never held office before. France's Socialist Party and its allies won just 33 seats, a dramatic collapse from its previous haul of 277 seats. The 39-year-old President was once a rank outsider for the presidency and was unknown to the French public until 2014 but looks set to achieve the previously unthinkable by securing a position of overwhelming power.
  • Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October

    Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October

    Economy

    A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis , a veteran campaigner against European Union membership, told a sombre Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time) that his team aimed to maintain a "positive and constructive tone" during "challenging" talks ahead in the hope of reaching a deal that was in the interests of both sides.
  • Axiom Securities Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for United States Steel Corporation (X)

    Economy

    The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.94 per share, with a total value of $49,850.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 98,919 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,974,423.24. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AKS to be 62.5%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($2.15) earnings per share .
  • Paris Air Show takes off

    Paris Air Show takes off

    Economy

    Those deals are expected to be announced at the Paris Air Show that officially begins Monday. The plane carries a price tag of $124.7 million each, though buyers get discounts. While Airbus and Boeing will again hog th. Around 65% of the European aircraft maker's single-aisle deals previous year were for the largest version.
  • Two-year parliament term to deliver Brexit legislation

    Economy

    In a highly unusual move, Theresa May was forced to push back the speech to Wednesday 21 June amid Tory disarray as they entered talks with Northern Ireland's DUP to gain their support for a minority Government. The British parliament will sit uninterrupted for two years, the United Kingdom government said, giving MPs more time to handle the legislative hardships of Brexit.
  • UK official looking for 'positive' Brexit talks

    Economy

    The EU side has been suggesting it will be looking for a settlement of around £50 billion in respect of the UK's outstanding liabilities. Those issues are Britain's exit bill, estimated by Brussels at around 100 billion euros (RM478.3 billion), the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and one million Britons on the continent, and the status of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
  • Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP Presidential candidate

    Economy

    The 71-year-old Dalit leader, a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, is seen as an astute choice by the saffron party, which has been targeted by opposition parties over Dalit issues, and his election is nearly a certainty as the ruling bloc with the support of some regional parties enjoys a majority in the electoral college.
  • Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

    Economy

    Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Mr Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart, Mr David Davis , with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels .
  • Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

    Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

    Economy

    While the rise of e-commerce sites has already been hurting traditional retailers, Costco may have been relatively insulated from online pressures due to its subscription model, according to Trussell. The deal comes after Whole Foods has been pressured as a key sales figure has declined. Texas native John Mackey, who co-founded Whole Foods in 1978, will continue to serve as CEO.