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Brexit: British SME confidence rebounds to 18-month high

The SME Health Check Index - a new quarterly barometer compiled by the Centre for Economics & Business Research (CEBR) think-tank in association with Clydesdale Bank owner CYBG - measures business performance and the macroeconomic environment affecting SME. Read More »

German business confidence reaches new record high


The Ifo's index is calculated on the basis of firms' views of both the current situation and the outlook for the next six months. "Germany's economy is performing very strongly", he added. was much too optimistic compared to actual developments". "This will correct at some point, but then we should not make the mistake of interpreting this as the way to the next recession". Read More »

Boeing wins order dogfight at Paris Air Show

In a sign of their more modest expectations, some companies have cut back on staffing and catering at this year's Paris Air Show and made less space available for the media. Ryanair operates an all-Boeing fleet and took delivery of its 450th Boeing aircraft in March 2017. Boeing also said it signed an order agreement with an unidentified major airline for 125 737 MAX 8s valued at more than $14 billion at list prices. Read More »

UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns


All 3 San Francisco UPS shooting victims identified They also released our first photo of the shooter, Jimmy Lam , taken after, from a previous brush with the law. One gun was stolen in Napa, and the other in Utah, and it's unclear how Lam obtained them. A San Francisco Police Department official told The Associated Press last week that Lam appears to have felt disrespected by co-workers, but it's not clear what role that feeling played in the shooting. Read More »

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISNPY) Cut to Hold at ValuEngine

They serve numerous small and medium-sized businesses that are the backbone of the nation's economy. Under the plan announced Sunday, the Italian government will pay €4.8 billion ($5.4 billion) in cash and provide as much as €12 billion ($13.4 billion) in guarantees so that Intesa Sanpaolo , one of the country's biggest banks, can take over the healthier parts of the two regional banks. Read More »

LSU advances to College World Series Finals


The Tigers will be the home team on Saturday. On Florida and Sullivan coming up empty in five previous CWS trips, including getting swept by fellow SEC East member SC in the 2011 finals series: "You keep banging and knocking on that door, and one of these times he's going to bang, knock through the door and win it all". Read More »

Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

Earlier the U.S. government confirmed deaths due to the rupture of airs bag made by Takata Corp . Takata's inflators can explode with too much force when they fill up an air bag, throwing out shrapnel. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. 2007: Honda reports three incidents of air bags rupturing to Takata. Read More »

Real Madrid do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado


Mourinho assumed the reins at Real the next season, and Spanish outlet AS has reported he'd signed on to replace Manuel Pellegrini on March 31, 2010, almost two months before Real's Champions League victory over Bayern Munich. You will have other opportunities to talk to him and get all the answers. Cristiano Ronaldo has been warned he is not indispensable - by Real Madrid legend Luis Figo . Read More »

USA stocks rise on tech gains, oil rebound


At 12:57 p.m. ET (1657 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 25.49 points, or 0.12 percent, at 21,435.52, the S&P 500 was up 5.26 points, or 0.21 percent, at 2,440.87. The sector is up 3.7 percent for the week when the overall index is up just 0.1 percent. "Falling oil prices also hurts sentiment towards the higher-yielding emerging markets, but a steep drop in the price of oil usually spreads bearish sentiment more broadly". Read More »

With Travis Kalanick Out, Uber Searches for a New CEO

Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer, levelled numerous allegations of sexism against her former superiors in a lengthy blog post . Uber's founder Travis Kalanick has reportedly vacated his role as CEO, following a string of scandals at the auto service company. Read More »

Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group

As a result, the loss-making lender is now majority controlled by U.S. hedge funds. The troubled lender, which has previously said that it needs an injection of £750m to plug a capital shortfall, put itself up for sale in February as it sought to avoid being wound down by the regulator. Read More »

QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital


Therefore 88% are positive. Sse Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,369.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,644.00. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 229.44 ($2.92). The Company's business units include Drax Power, Haven Power, Drax Biomass and Billington Bioenergy. Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has 0.00% since June 13, 2016 and is. Read More »

Tata Steel sells stake in Tata Motors to Tata Sons


Gajendra Chandel, head of human resources, Tata Motors told ET, "Without the recast, employee costs would have risen Rs 400-450 crore, said Gajendra Chandel, head of human resources at Tata Motors". Earlier in May, a Kotak Institutional Equities note said a reduction in cross-holdings within the Tata Group will result in unlocking of value for listed entities, benefiting companies such as Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Global and Tata Motors by allowing them to lower their debt and ... Read More »

Jordan Spieth leads after three rounds at PGA Travelers Championship

After starting birdie-birdie on the day, Spieth would par nine of the next 12 holes. A splashdown second shot for Spieth at the par-5 13th led to a bogey, trimming his edge to one stroke over Daniel Berger. "I don't know how many or if I'll ever have a moment equivalent to that again; something like that to win a tournament. I'm still two ahead, so got to be happy". Read More »

Benchmark Holdings PLC (BMK) Earns "Add" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, October 20. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 1 by Deutsche Bank. In other news, insider Matthew K. Assetmark reported 0% stake. Retirement Of Alabama reported 219,446 shares. Natixis holds 0.01% or 15,886 shares in its portfolio. Sigma Planning Corp sold 5,254 shares as Medtronic Plc (MDT)'s stock rose 5.51%. Read More »

Boeing Announces Biggest Jet Yet At Paris Air Show

With the new aircraft, the airline also seeks to offer enhanced services to its customers. More than half the planes Boeing expects the industry to deliver are meant to help airlines expand. Boeing released the first image of its new "middle-market airplane" at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday as a teaser for what will be the company's first new airliner since its 787 Dreamliner. Read More »

Comeback queen Kvitova wins Aegon Classic title in Birmingham


Petra Kvitova has made her first final since being stabbed in her apartment in Czech Republic previous year and her first final on grass since Wimbledon in 2014. But after losing her serve at the start of the second set, Safarova retired due to a thigh strain and exhaustion, having played two long matches in her previous three wins. Read More »

L1 Retail agrees to buy Holland & Barrett for $1.77 bln pounds


It is thought that chief executive Peter Aldis will stay in his position at the company, which has over 4,200 employees. L1 had reportedly faced competition from KKR & Co LP, Sycamore Partners Management LLC, and AS Watson Group, which owns United Kingdom health retailer Superdrug. Read More »

Hotpoint fridge-freezer identified as cause of Grenfell Tower fire


The police also said that insulation and tiles used in the building's exterior cladding had failed fire safety tests. 79 people have been confirmed dead or listed as missing presumed dead after the fire at Grenfell Tower , which is believed to have been sparked by a Hotpoint fridge freezer. Read More »

Trump says hostility has stymied bipartisanship

Politicians from both parties assured that won't happen. The bill faces an uncertain future in the Senate. "The Freedom Caucus strongly supports going to conference with the Senate on healthcare legislation", the source said. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said his party "promised too much" on a bill that is not expected to bring down premiums as promised. The Michigan Democrat believes the Senate bill would cut coverage while increasing costs. Read More »

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages


Intercontinental Hotels Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern's scale. 04/14/2016 - Intercontinental Hotels Group was downgraded to "underweight" by analysts at JP Morgan. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (ADR) (NYSE:IHG) has risen 43.31% since June 22, 2016 and is uptrending. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC has GBX 4600 highest and GBX 2150 lowest target. Read More »

White House fills usher spot with Trump hotel staffer


The first lady said Harleth would "bring more than a decade of hospitality and leadership experience to the White House" and would begin work on July 3. The longest-serving in history, Irwin Hoover, served five different presidents between 1909 and 1933. From early on in this Administration, White House staff have used and, on information and belief, continue to use certain email messaging applications that destroy the contents of messages as soon as they are read, without regard to ... Read More »

Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

The Trump administration, just days ahead of Modi's visit, announced an inter-agency review of American support to Pakistan , which may lead to a reduction in United States aid for Pak. The youth of India understands technology very well. While progress is expected in defence trade and cooperation, Trump , who campaigned on an "America First" platform has been irritated by the growing United States trade deficit with India and has called for reform of the H1B visa system that ... Read More »