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by | November 22, 2016 | 18:55

Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index added 0.3 percent to finish at 18,162.94 after dipping briefly following a powerful natural disaster in northern Japan that set off a small tsunami but caused minor damage and injuries. BP, for example, was up 2.2 percent, while Total's rose 1.7 percent. The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the USA currency against a basket of 16 others, was up 0.1% recently, after a 0.5% decline Monday broke a 10-trading day winning streak.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:54

On Tuesday, brand chief Herbert Diess set out more details of its plans, and said conquering USA and South American markets would be a major goal. Electric cars remain only a small fraction of the global market. The so-called defeat devices could detect when a vehicle was undergoing regulatory tests and lowered emissions accordingly to make the cars seem less polluting than they were.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:38

An improving USA economy has bolstered the case for raising interest rates, Yellen told Congress' Joint Economic Committee. In prepared testimony to a congressional committee, Yellen says the Fed at its meeting this month thought the case for boosting its benchmark rate had strengthened and that a rate hike "could well become appropriate relatively soon".

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:36

With the job cuts, 23,000 of which are set to go in Germany, and other efficiency measures, VW aims to increase productivity of its German factories by 25% in the coming years. Activist hedge fund TCI, which has been critical of Volkswagen management, said it looked like a good deal all round provided it could be made to stick.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:48

Most of the people are getting frustrated and complaining that they have to waste hours as they have to stand for hours in lines outside banks and ATMs for withdrawing, depositing and exchanging for their own money. "I'm not doing that, but many of these people are exchanging for others", said Sahil Saluja, a young airline employee, gesturing around him. A visibly anxious young man said he did not have any cash on him.

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:40

They suffered from insomnia, nightmares and bedwetting, Crepeau said. 'Australia has taken a punitive approach towards migrants arriving at sea, eroding their human rights as enshrined in global law and humanitarian obligations , ' he warned in a statement .

by | November 19, 2016 | 10:38

Since the night of the November 8 election, the Secret Service and NYPD began overseeing security inside and outside his namesake tower: commercial traffic is banned on Fifth Avenue nearby; concrete barriers and metal barricades surround the building; bags belonging to tower visitors are searched twice - once beneath a tent on Fifth and 56th Street by the NYPD, and a second time, by the Secret Service.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:15

The central bank said the outcome of the US election could affect the bilateral relationship with Mexico on top of further episodes of global volatility. Analysts and economists had attributed the currency's volatile moves to the fact that Trump's strong protectionist platform would most likely have negative repercussions for the Mexican economy if implemented.

by | November 18, 2016 | 08:14

They come after a state board ruled Tuesday that contract talks between Rauner's administration and the state's largest public-employees union are hopelessly deadlocked. Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly earlier this week called the board decision "fair for taxpayers and state employees". When the most recent AFSCME contract expired in 2015, the median AFSCME salary was $63,660 - compared with just under $32,000 for an IL worker in the private sector.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:15

Versus a Miami team that, despite suffering its typical slide following a loss to the Seminoles, still averages 34.8 points per game? 19. Starting quarterback Patrick Towles finished the night just 3-of-11 for 29 yards while Myles Willis provided the lone highlight of the night for the team with a 39 yard run in the first half.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:11

A Twitter spokesperson did not point to specific tweets that had broken its terms and conditions but said: "The Twitter Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct , and multiple account abuse, and we will take action on accounts violating those policies".

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:09

You have to be an adult. "I have named the bill, 'Suck it up, Buttercup , '" he said. "I have made a decision to officially call this the suck-it-up-buttercup bill", Kaufmann added. "The legislature can be a leader in this, not by restricting them, not by criminalizing them, but helping them, helping them get through the whole process", she said.

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:32

German gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.2% on the second quarter, according to the nation's federal statistics office Destatis, down from growth of 0.4% in the second quarter and 0.7% in the first quarter. Observers will look to a business confidence survey later in November for signs of how the economy will react to Donald Trump's election as USA president, Unicredit's Rees noted.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:07

Her death has caused an irreparable loss to the party", Jayalalithaa said in the condolence message. Stating that she does not have any grievances in view of people's "great love" for her, she said, "by God's grace, very soon, by recovering fully, I am waiting to resume work".

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:40

A large majority (75%) share one reaction: surprise. "And I think that it's all in good time". Trump voters balk at being called racists or haters, even though they're supporting a candidate who wants to ban an entire religion from entering the country, stated that Mexican illegal immigrants are rapists, and didn't immediately distance himself from an endorsement by the KKK.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:36

Gwadar is a port city by Arabian Sea, which means that China will have a direct access to the sea itself through a route much shorter - and safer - than the existing one. They said that as many as 1100 megawatt electricity generated through these projects would be included in the national grid by 2016. Experts believe commencement of trade at Gwadar port under CPEC will become a visible "game changer" for Pakistan and the entire region.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:21

The body has been for autopsy. Rekha is survived by her businessman husband Mohan Krishnan who works overseas. The body of the actress has been sent to the Thrissur Medical college. The Police have revealed that she had left a suicide note, in which she wrote about her personal problems. However, the cause of her death is yet to be ascertained as more details in this case are awaited.

by | November 13, 2016 | 02:29

China fixed the yuan another 0.2 percent lower at 6.8120 per dollar and less-tightly controlled offshore rates reached as high as 6.85, pointing to expectations of more losses. US crude futures eased 16 cents in early Asian trade on Thursday. The 30-year yield rose 38 basis points, posting its biggest weekly jump since 2009 before a USA market holiday on Friday.

by | November 13, 2016 | 02:23

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Express from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $75.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 24th. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 10th. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, October 5th.

by | November 12, 2016 | 08:38

Defeated Mrs Clinton also told supporters Mr Trump had to be given a "chance to lead". More than half of white voters backed the Republican, while almost 9 in 10 blacks and two-thirds of Hispanics voted for the Democrat. Mr Trump's supporters celebrated his win an election night event in NY. Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura Bush declined to back Trump, instead selecting "none of the above" when they voted for president, according to spokesman Freddy Ford.