Ryanair cancel almost 200 flights in latest strike action

The pilots also want no financial consequences when a pilot calls in sick. Ryanair faces a fresh clash with Britain's aviation watchdog after insisting that passengers affected by a strike by cabin crew this week would be ineligible for compensatio... More..

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by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trudeau denies requesting meeting with Trump at UN

A new trade deal between Canada and the U.S.is "pretty close" to being made, but Canada needs assurances it won't face "draconian" measures from the USA after the deal is done, according to a NAFTA council memb...More..

FTSE Russell promotes China A Shares to Emerging market status
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

FTSE Russell promotes China A Shares to Emerging market status

FTSE inclusion would initially trigger $15 billion of foreign inflows into the market, Duan Shihua, general manager of Chinese index publisher Shanghai Changer Investment Management Consulting has estimated. ...More..

Ryanair cancels flights due to strike
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights due to strike

The Belgian cabin crew union predicted that the strike would be the biggest ever seen in Europe and cause the cancellation of about 80 percent of flights from Charleroi Airport and probably all of the airline's...More..

Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates

In their announcement after a two-day meeting, Fed officials no longer called their monetary policy "accommodative". "Unfortunately they just raised interest rates a little bit because we are doing so well". ...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

SEC seeks to oust Tesla CEO Elon Musk over go-private tweet

The Securities and Exchange Commission says in the complaint filed today that Musk falsely claimed in an August 7 statement on Twitter that funding was secured to take the company private at $420 per share, a s...More..

Clashes with Israeli forces in northern Gaza kill 1 Palestinian
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Clashes with Israeli forces in northern Gaza kill 1 Palestinian

Using Monday's violence as a diversion, at least 10 Palestinian Authority boats sailed from the Gaza shoreline in an attempt to breach Israel's maritime blockade of the enclave. The meeting will coincide wi...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Saudi Arabia in short-term oil fix, fears extra U.S. supply next year

And they're partly a self-inflicted injury: The administration's decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions on the country's oil exports starting in November has caused Iranian o...More..

Tesla is making its own car carriers
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Tesla is making its own car carriers

The email reads: 'I am helping to deliver your Tesla Model 3 in the LA Metro area. Tesla is offering incentives and tapping an army of brand-loving volunteers in a frantic push to boost sales and deliveries...More..

Dollar rises after Fed raises rates, flags more hikes
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dollar rises after Fed raises rates, flags more hikes

But later in the afternoon, stocks sold off, and major indexes closed modestly lower. The US Federal Reserve , led by Chairman Jerome Powell, lifted its key interest rate in response to a strong US economy. ...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

US Will Almost Certainly Miss NAFTA Deadline

In response, Trudeau's office released a statement saying that no meeting was requested. The US administration has recently turned up the heat on Canada , trying to push for a concluded deal by this Sunday o...More..

ABC chair resigns over Australian political interference claims
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

ABC chair resigns over Australian political interference claims

The ABC is many Australians' most trusted news source. An explosive email has revealed Mr Milne told his former ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie to fire Ms Alberici in May. Turnbull "hates" Mr. Pr...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump says chaos in Venezuela is unacceptable

General Assembly on Tuesday, when he alternately attacked China and praised its leader, Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that China is working to interfere in November's midterm e...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Rate hike expected as Fed resumes policy meeting

US President Donald Trump has argued publicly against higher rates, complaining that they would blunt his efforts to boost growth through tax cuts and deregulation. As of Tuesday morning, futures markets put th...More..

'Distracted Boyfriend' Meme Declared 'Sexist' By Advertising Monitor
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

'Distracted Boyfriend' Meme Declared 'Sexist' By Advertising Monitor

The Swedish advertising industry is self-regulating, so the ombudsman can criticise but not invoke sanctions. While the ruling argued that the image showed the man to be an individual while women functioned...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Connect The Dots: Trump Praises India As It Cuts Iran Oil Import

A possible fall in Dollars after today's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee would add to the upward pressure on crude prices despite news of rising U.S. "It's hard to believe that the Saudis won't a...More..

Fox plans to sell stake in Sky to Comcast for $15B
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Fox plans to sell stake in Sky to Comcast for $15B

It had been unclear whether Mr Murdoch would retain his stake in Sky after Comcast won a bidding war for the satellite broadcaster on Saturday. But since Fox made its first bid almost two years ago, it has ...More..

Fed raises rates for third time this year
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Fed raises rates for third time this year

The central bank expects unemployment to begin rising to 3.7 per cent at the end of in 2021. The Fed will give a big hint of what's coming when it releases its quarterly forecasts Wednesday. But the Fed is ...More..

US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada

A spokeswoman for the Canadian prime minister denied that he had requested any such meeting, but Trump's comments on Wednesday marked a new low in relations between the two leaders. The Canadian dollar fell aft...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Canada's PM sees possibility to build on U.S.-Mexico NAFTA deal

Trump has previously floated the idea of striking two separate bilateral trade deals with the NAFTA partners. If the remaining gaps can not be bridged in the next few days, the administration will request con...More..

Google Shifts Gear, Puts an End to Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Google Shifts Gear, Puts an End to Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook began allowing limited cryptocurrency ads in June, and now Google appears to be following suit by allowing a narrow margin of businesses to buy ad space. "In March 2018, the company said it would ban ...More..

Dunkin' Donuts To Drop
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts To Drop "Donuts" From Name

But doughnut lovers took to social media on Tuesday to decry the move by Dunkin' Donuts to drop its signature product from its name. Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself "Dunk...More..

OPEC and Russian Federation rule out immediate output boost
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

OPEC and Russian Federation rule out immediate output boost

Benchmark Brent crude on September 24 hit its highest since November 2014 at $80.94 per barrel, before falling back to around $80.65. The Trump administration has looked to Middle Eastern producers to pick ...More..

Theresa May rejects calls for a general election over Brexit
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Theresa May rejects calls for a general election over Brexit

Senior Conservative Leave supporters have continued to pile pressure on her to ditch the plan in favour of a recommendation from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). But under its current demands the Europe...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

U.S. 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister

The coalition of roughly two dozen exporters has been limiting its output since January 2017 in order to end a punishing oil price downturn that bankrupted hundreds of American oil companies and heaped financia...More..

Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum

The UK may be unable to export any animal and animal products to the European Union without a Brexit deal , threatening Britain's £3.1 billion animal product European Union export market. "There was no intenti...More..

Trump Denounces Globalism In U.N. Speech
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump Denounces Globalism In U.N. Speech

As a precondition for any dialogue, Rouhani said Trump would need to fix the damage done by exiting the nuclear deal. He touted what he views as progress on the Korean Peninsula, although North Korea has ye...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

NAFTA: Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed

Both the USA and Mexico have said that they will move forward without Canada if necessary. The U.S. administration has threatened to leave Canada out. But Freeland's spokesman, Adam Austen, said Canada would on...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Canada not making concessions needed for a NAFTA deal, says U.S.

The Trade Representative is supposed to meet with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland sometime during the United Nations General Assembly meeting in NY, but an unnamed senior administration official sai...More..

Versace takeover makes business sense and fashion sense
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Versace takeover makes business sense and fashion sense

Michael Kors has already laid out its plans for adjusting Versace's strategies , including focusing on accessories and footwear, opening more stores, and embracing online shopping. "Gianni Versace didn't die ...More..