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by | November 30, 2016 | 18:38

Since then, RBS said it has taken a number of actions to improve its capital position stress resilience, including the on-going run-down risk-weighted assets. The tests estimated the capital levels of RBS would drop by 7.5% - the third biggest decline of the 51 banks investigated. The seven firms had issued £23bn of AT1s by the end of 2015.

by | November 30, 2016 | 18:36

Lea Nocera, an academic at the University of Naples who plans to vote on Sunday, admitted that Italy needs political reform badly, but argued that Mr Renzi's justifications for the referendum's proposals had been poorly argued. In a potential runoff election between the Democratic Party and the Five Star Movement, all opposition parties could side with the protest party to propel it to victory.

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:42

Citing increased violence between protesters and law enforcement and the increasingly harsh winter conditions, the Army Corps said it chose to close its land to the protesters who have been there since early April. The corps said Sunday that groups that were not part of the original protest of the pipeline helped shape its decision to try to close the camp. "They don't need to be anxious about us in the winter", said Kandi Mossett, another network organizer.

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:42

A senior European Union official says Greece could reach by the end of the year a key agreement to ease its bailout debt repayments. "If Greece's problem is competitiveness, I can't think of a better measure than reducing its surpluses". "Without quantitative easing the Greek government won't be able to tap markets in late 2017, early 2018". He noted that Greece had made a lot of progress in reforms but also that a lot more remained to be done, while stressing that the Greek government΄s ...

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:37

Shortly before 6 a.m. dozens marched once around the McDonald's restaurant near Linwood Boulevard and Main Street, cutting through the restaurant's drive-thru. Across the US, the median wage rose 5.6% past year, the largest increase since at least the 1960s. Betty Douglas, a McDonald's worker from St. Louis, told Fight for $15 that she was still paid $7.90 an hour after eight years on the job.

by | November 28, 2016 | 09:59

A Lufthansa flight will arrive this evening at Cairo International Airport in the wake of a two-day hiatus. Hohmeister added that the German airline saw €10 million in losses per day from cancellations on the first two days of the strike.

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:08

Some are also anxious that Giuliani, whose global business interests have drawn scrutiny , could have a messy confirmation hearing and find trouble getting confirmed. He later deleted the message from his account. "It's not about that I don't care for Mitt personally, but I'm still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump ", Huckabee said .

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:03

Despite the fact that he and his family stole an estimated $10 Billion dollars, murdered thousands of political opponents and tortured thousands more, Marcos' reputation has improved over the years. During their speech, several Martial Law survivors said Marcos's burial at the Heroes' Cemetery was an insult to those who suffered or were killed during his regime.

by | November 26, 2016 | 16:48

They are reportedly negotiating for space that is now vacant among the floors designated for commercial tenants. And that the Secret Service wants to use two of them for more than 250 agents and cops. Trump Tower also has an increasingly low occupancy rate, about 15 percent. "Taxpayers would be paying the president-elect's own corporation to lease the two floors, aside from the cost of agents, staff and equipment and barriers that are normal in such cases", it said .

by | November 26, 2016 | 16:46

Brent for January settlement slipped 8 cents to $46.87 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35.61 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 18,903.75, the S&P 500 gained 10.16 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 2,187.1 and the Nasdaq Composite added 39.39 points, or 0.74 percent, to 5,333.97.

by | November 25, 2016 | 03:32

Amidst serious discussion in the Rajya Sabha over the Centre's demonetisation move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi couldn't help but laugh briefly during a fierce attack by the opposition on his decision to ban Rs. At a time when the government is fighting the cash crunch following the demonetisation move, Jaitley said that the government would focus on rural areas and more measures would be announced to bring relief to farmers.

by | November 25, 2016 | 03:21

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by | November 24, 2016 | 00:25

High potential price target is set at $9.00 however minimum price target advised by analysts is $3.50. The number of times the company missed analysts' estimates is 6. The company market cap of 8.55B. They now have a United States dollars 6.5 price target on the stock. Meanwhile, SVP & Chief Technology Officer Papermaster Mark D sold 22,105 shares worth $154000.74, through a transaction dated 2016-11-15.

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:40

The film's opening was in line with industry projections and represents a solid start for the new " Fantastic Beasts " franchise, which is slated for five films. The film easily ended the two-week dominance of "Doctor Strange", which fell to second place with $17.8 million. "Its a tale of the battling wizards", says comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian, referring to Beasts star Eddie Redmayne and odd main man Benedict Cumberbatch.

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:38

Of course, Best Buy has early Black Friday deals on a few more TVs too. Of this year's total, 21 percent of weekend shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day, almost unchanged from a year earlier, while 74 percent are focusing their shopping on Black Friday , according to the survey for the NRF by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:41

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) now has mean rating of 2.90 while 3 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 4 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 8 commented as "HOLD". "As a result , the company has remained well positioned to serve its customers while making continued investments in quality and innovation that will be supportive of growth in the future".

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:39

He added the Government will "maintain our commitment to fiscal discipline, while recognising the need for investment to drive productivity and fiscal head room to support the economy through the transition". The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said public sector net borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, fell by £1.6 billion - or 25% - in October compared with the same month past year.

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:38

A leading US-based Jewish human rights organization is urging President-elect Donald Trump to come out stronger against white supremacists and neo-Nazis who backed his candidacy. In any event, Doanld Trump should certainly be more forceful in his denunciations of the alt-right. If any doubt remains that Nazi Germany is of über importance to Spencer, who coined the term "alt-right" to describe - and disguise - his white supremacist movement, the Atlantic also noted he referred to the ...

by | November 23, 2016 | 17:38

United States stocks closed at fresh record highs overnight, aided by a jump in oil prices and a pullback in the dollar. Short-covering by speculators in view of tomorrow's November monthly derivatives contract expiry added to the upward move.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:55

It is also rumoured that Morgan Stanley and National Bank of Australia could be the next companies to leave R3. Reportedly, blockchain company R3 CEV is planning to give bank members a 60 percent equity stake in exchange for the funding. Like Goldman Sachs, Santander - which joined the consortium on 17 December a year ago - is likely to continue its own research and development into how blockchain and its related technologies can be used to shake up and revolutionise traditional banking ...