Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC) is the banking and financial services company. The company has market cap of 35.28 billion GBP. The Firm is engaged in retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. Read More

Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Mr. Trump told The Associated Press in the interview that his tax reductions would be "bigger, I believe, than any tax cut ever". The announcement of the tax plan's release comes as Trump seeks to notch achievements ahead of hitting his 100th day in office, on April 29. Read More

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen , now the world's largest automaker, could have been fined anywhere from $17 billion to $34 billion under US law but was said to be cooperative, engaged - save for a few executives and workers who obstructed the investigation - and actively correcting its corporate culture. Read More

Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

Its implementation in August "coincided with the first weakening in annual price growth in more than three years", he added. "Ultimately at the end of the day, you probably end up in a situation where the market absorbs the tax and keeps pushing higher", said BMO economist Robert Kavcic. Read More

Why Verizon is losing more cellphone customers than ever

Why Verizon is losing more cellphone customers than ever

Verizon Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said he is open to deal talks with a variety of companies, including Comcast and Walt Disney Co. Ellis added that Verizon would "of course" take calls from potential merger suitors. Growth in the wireless subscribers has slowed down now that most Americans have a cellphone. From the beginning of the year until the unlimited plan was unveiled on February 12, Verizon lost a net 398,000 regular monthly phone customers, by far the most it had ever ... Read More

United Airlines CEO to visit China over dragged passenger

United Airlines CEO to visit China over dragged passenger

Crew Members Will Be Booked 60 Minutes Before Departure Under New Policy: The policy comes after passenger Dr. David Dao was dragged off a flight and left bloodied when he did not give up his seat for a crew member . Dr Dao's lawyers have taken preliminary steps to begin a lawsuit against United Airlines and the city of Chicago, which operates O'Hare Airport. "No, there was never a consideration for firing an employee or anyone around it". Read More

Environmental Activists March at EPA Chief's Indiana Superfund Site Visit

And by the way, those new energy sources fit much better with the mandate of the Environmental Protection Agency that Mr. Pruitt is charged with leading. "It will do it pretty successfully", Loeb said. "The work we do here is too important to cut", said Michael Mikulka, Chicago chapter president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the union for federal employees. Read More

KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 bln cash offer for Australia's Tatts

KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 bln cash offer for Australia's Tatts

Tatts said the cash offer may include a fully-franked special dividend of up to 25 cents per share. This morning, Tatts Group shares have risen 1.38% to $4.41. So much for the hairy chested suggestion last month from Tabcorp that it would run off to the Australian Competition Tribunal to try and by pass that nasty Australian Competition and Consumer Commission which wants the company to sell off its Queensland poker machine monitory business as a condition before approving the $11 billion ... Read More

Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly Show amid sexual harassment lawsuits

Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly Show amid sexual harassment lawsuits

The company went on to say women are a large part of their business and the program is not a good environment to advertise their products. BMW said it wasn't sure where it would place its ads instead. Ailes has denied previous allegations. "At this time , the ad buys of those clients have been re-expressed into other (Fox) programs", said Paul Rittenberg, executive vice president for ad sales. Read More

March home sales hit record high, CREA says

March home sales hit record high, CREA says

The province will unveil a package of measures created to address both supply and demand issues that have driven house prices up by 33 per cent in a year. "They are now facing a situation where the tax is something that exists in another hot real estate market", he said. But he vowed that all three levels of government will continue to coordinate their actions to try and come up with solutions that will restore some hope for residents who are desperately trying to stay in the city amid ... Read More

Apple may start testing self-driving cars in California indicates permit

Apple may start testing self-driving cars in California indicates permit

Its interest in autonomous vehicle technology, however, has always been clear. It means the Cupertino company received permits in the last couple of weeks or so. Moreover, six human operators will sit behind the wheel to monitor the driving and take over when needed, reads the CDMV permission. In October, Timothy D. Read More

How Barcelona players reacted to Real Madrid's controversial win over Bayern Munich

We scored two goals. "In the key moments Ronaldo is always there", said Zidane after the game. Bayern Munich left the Santiago Bernabeu furious with referee Viktor Kassai and his team of assistants after being knocked out of the Champions League by Real Madrid on Tuesday. Read More

Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

The fake-accounts scandal broke a year ago when it was discovered that Wells Fargo employees, under constant pressure to increase sales numbers, had opened 2 million unauthorized accounts. Wells Fargo & Company is a bank holding company. The board found a branch in Colorado was issuing debit cards to customers without their consent, and branch management encouraged the behavior. Read More

Gonzaga reaches its first NCAA basketball title game

Gonzaga reaches its first NCAA basketball title game

And it will never be looked at quite the same way again, either. SC and Gonzaga threw haymakers during the first Final Four game of the 2017 NCAA Tournament , and in the end, the the Bulldogs came out on top, 77-73. Dozier blocked Jordan Mathews' answer. The South Carolina comeback fell short, but it was breathtaking as it unfolded. In earlier games against Florida and Baylor, South Carolina had three and nine bench points respectively. Read More

Lavrov: I Told Tillerson That US Syria Strikes Contradict Anti-Terror Goal

Lavrov, sitting next to Tillerson in Moscow, said numerous divisions between Russian Federation and the United States were the result of "time bombs" left behind by former president Barack Obama. The Kremlin, which has supported Assad since the Syrian civil war broke out in 2011, has backed up the Syrian leader, claiming he was not responsible for the attack. Read More

India, Australia to boost collaboration in skill development

Mr Modi yesterday emphasised the need for peace in the Indian Ocean region, noting that India and Australia recognise that their future is deeply tied to peace and stability in the region. In a press statement issued after the meeting, Turnbull said that progress on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) "has not been as fast as either of us would like it to be". Read More

5 things we learned from the Chinese Grand Prix

Hamilton won from pole here but Vettel had the measure of him in pace - as he had when beating him at the first round in Melbourne - but was unlucky with pit stops behind the safety auto and was held up when stuck behind his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen . Read More

Vin Diesel wasn't supposed to be in Fast and Furious

Vin Diesel wasn't supposed to be in Fast and Furious

The film's answer to at least some of these issues hinges on a "daring" attempt to reinvent the series by way of turning this unconventional family's patriarch, Dom, into a reluctant heel, strong-armed into it by Theron's omniscient antagonist for reasons that become clear later on. Read More

IEA says global oil market now close to balance

IEA says global oil market now close to balance

The Paris-based agency expects growth of 1.3 million barrels a day this year, compared with 1.4 million barrels previously forecast, due to stalled demand in the U.S., Middle East, Russia and India. The EIA's report also showed that USA crude production last week increased by 36,000 barrels per day to a total of 9.235 million barrels a day. The agency trimmed forecasts for global demand by about 100,000 barrels a day to 1.3 million a day. Read More

Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Also, by end-2018, the total crude import quota for independent refineries will grow to 2 million bpd, about 500,000 bpd more than March 2017 as government approvals flow through, he said. Libya's crude production rebounded to about 660,000 barrels a day as the OPEC nation's biggest oil field resumed output after about a week of disruption. Read More