India Inc hails GST Council's move to cut tax rates

The GST Council has also reduced tax rate from 18 per cent to 28 per cent on digital cameras and video camera recorders. Following the decision, only 28 items remain in the 28 per cent bracket of the GST. The GST on real estate will be reviewed in ... More..

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Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell

The market's big losses this month are an outlier because December is generally the strongest time of the year for US stocks. Following the decision, stocks erased gains, 10-year Treasury yields fell and the ...More..

Nasdaq confirms bear market; economic worries sink Wall Street
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Nasdaq confirms bear market; economic worries sink Wall Street

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as the market steadies following two days of steep drops. The Dow Jones dove 2 percent, or some 470 points, on Thursday following US President Donald Trump's threat ...More..

AB InBev and Tilray in joint venture to develop dagga drinks
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

AB InBev and Tilray in joint venture to develop dagga drinks

It's the latest major company to start exploring the pot market following decisions to legalize recreational marijuana in Canada and a number of American states . While the final regulations won't be tabled ...More..

Google Project Dragonfly China search engine looks finished
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Google Project Dragonfly China search engine looks finished

Google will likely halt its censored search project for China , according to a report by The Intercept on Monday. As indicated by a report in The Intercept on Tuesday, the move comes after many Google ...More..

Vladimir Putin says USA presence in Japan complicates signing of peace treaty
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Vladimir Putin says USA presence in Japan complicates signing of peace treaty

The Russian president pointed at Western defense analysts discussing the possibility of using low-yield nuclear weapons, warning that its authors naively believe in a limited conflict involving smaller weapons....More..

Saudi plans lend credibility to OPEC's latest vague oil-cut pledge
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Saudi plans lend credibility to OPEC's latest vague oil-cut pledge

Oil prices have proved stubborn in the last couple of weeks, moving up and down by too little for the comfort of those who would like to see them higher in light of some strong tailwinds such as OPEC's agreeme...More..

Former NASA Engineer Pranks Mail Thieves With Glitter Bombs
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Former NASA Engineer Pranks Mail Thieves With Glitter Bombs

Mark is a former NASA engineer that has created the greatest defense against those pesky porch pirates. In a video posted on his channel, the 38-year-old, who helped design the US space agency's Curiosity...More..

Google plans $1 billion expansion in NY
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Google plans $1 billion expansion in NY

The new Google NYC headquarters will be dubbed " Google Hudson Square ", aptly named due to the location of the buildings in the lower Manhattan district by the same name . The move is the latest high-profil...More..

California farm linked to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak recalls more produce
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

California farm linked to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak recalls more produce

Red Leaf lettuce, also sold in bulk without a brand name ( carton Tag Numbers include 253-27267 331-18, 204-27267 331-18, 203-27267 331-18). Almost 60 people have been reported ill from the current multistate...More..

Senate passes Farm Bill; hemp closer to becoming a legal commodity
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Senate passes Farm Bill; hemp closer to becoming a legal commodity

He continued: "I am constantly correcting that notion". The bill had big wins for organic aficionados, outdoorsy types, and fans of sustainable agriculture - but some greens are disappointed that we're still ...More..

Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane

Southwest didn't provide the name of the company that shipped the heart, but confirmed that it specialized in shipments that are "life critical", the Times reported. A spokeswoman for LifeCenter Northwest, an...More..

Theresa May Faces Leadership Challenge Following Vote Of No Confidence
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Theresa May Faces Leadership Challenge Following Vote Of No Confidence

In a defiant statement outside 10 Downing St., May said "a change of leadership in the Conservative Party now will put our country's future at risk". He held a public meeting in the town and described the Pri...More..

British PM Theresa May survives vote of confidence
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

British PM Theresa May survives vote of confidence

The results of the vote will be announced at 9 p.m. May took over as leader of the ruling Conservatives - and the country - in July 2016 when David Cameron stepped down in the wake of the Brexit referendum ....More..

Deputy governor NS Vishwanathan may be made RBI interim head
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Deputy governor NS Vishwanathan may be made RBI interim head

Although Patel cited personal reasons for the resignation but industry watchers say there were undercurrent since the the government cited hereto never-used-before provisions of the law to bring him to negotiat...More..

Nissan, Ghosn clash over Rio apartment filled with art, cash - filing
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Nissan, Ghosn clash over Rio apartment filled with art, cash - filing

The details of his re-arrest are still unclear, but local media said it was possibly related to accusations of three additional years of under-reporting his income. He was parachuted into Nissan and began a...More..

Marlboro maker leaps into the cannabis trade with $2.4B
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Marlboro maker leaps into the cannabis trade with $2.4B

Cronos will remain a Canada-based company and will continue to be led by its existing management team. Altria can nominate four directors, including one independent director, to the Cronos board, giving it ...More..

Treasury yields continue slide with traders wary of 'curve inversion'
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Treasury yields continue slide with traders wary of 'curve inversion'

Generally, short-term bonds carry lower yields because the investment is considered less risky, whereas longer-dated funds have higher yields to reflect the view that an investor's money is at more risk as yo...More..

President says China will reduce automotive tariff
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

President says China will reduce automotive tariff

During the talks in Buenos Aires, Trump agreed to delay a scheduled escalation in USA tariffs on many Chinese goods, from 10 percent to 25 percent, that had been set to take effect January 1. The two sides will...More..

Why Canadian Oil Stocks Are Soaring Today
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Why Canadian Oil Stocks Are Soaring Today

Alberta's oil is now fetching bargain basement prices thanks to a growing glut and lack of pipeline capacity to get oil to market. But the measure also may rattle the sense of security investors had in comp...More..