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Paytm Canada: a route to a money transfer business?

One of the main services the company offers, however, is an online recharge for prepaid mobile cards. The company's Android and iOS apps are available for download through App Store and Google Play Store, respectively. Speaking on the launch, Harinder Takhar, CEO - Paytm Labs said, "Consumers in Canada will be able to access the seamless Paytm experience that is already well-known in India for its convenience".

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George Osborne takes third job as new editor of London Evening Standard

Osborne, who was sacked by British premier Theresa May in July previous year, is the current member of parliament for Tatton in Cheshire, north-west England. Patti Goddard, president of the Tatton Conservative Association, said it fully supported the former chancellor on his "exciting" career move, insisting it would not affect his reputation as a "hard-working" constituency MP.

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U.S. mortgage activity rises to highest since November

The association's seasonally adjusted gauge of applications to refinance an existing home loan increased 4.1 percent to 1,413.3, the highest since the week ended on December 16. Historically, the central bank's moves have little effect on mortgage rates. That lit a fire under homeowners who clearly saw this as a last chance to refinance at the lowest rates.

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Google responds to YouTube ad boycott: 'We can do a better job'

Advertisers are unhappy that their ads have been placed next to extremist content and hate speech, and Google says it will improve the controls advertisers have over ad placement. "With millions of sites in our network and 400 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, we recognize that we don't always get it right", said Ronan Harris, managing director for Google U.K., in a blog post .

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BoJ Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged

The Bank of Japan gave no indication it was leaning toward cutting back on the massive purchases of government bonds it is using to support the world's No. Eleven of 41 economists surveyed by Bloomberg said they expected the BOJ to raise its target rate this year, while 25 predicted the BOJ would cut the pace of its debt buying or stop stating its target for annual purchases.

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Technical Signals and Charts for Ford Motor Company (F)

Finally, First National Bank Sioux Falls purchased a new position in shares of Ford Motor Company during the third quarter worth $121,000. Franklin Resources Inc. General Motors Company is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and retailing of vehicles globally including passenger cars, crossover vehicles, and light trucks, sport utility vehicles, vans and other vehicles.

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SA Govt turns to batteries to power state

Announcing the battery project, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill said the plan is to "take charge of South Australia's energy future starts now, and we mean it". New Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary Sally McManus has told the ABC's 7.30 that she does not see a problem with workers breaking "unjust laws".

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Westpac Bank Joins NAB In Raising Home Loan Rates

Owner-occupiers in this group will see a 0.08-percentage-point increase to 5.49 per cent, while property investors with interest-only loans will see a 28-basis-point rise to 5.96 per cent. NAB is now offering first home buyers a 3.69 per cent per annum fixed rate for two years, for owner-occupier, principal and interest loans. Commonwealth Bank said it would not comment on future interest rate movements.

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Top Stock Movers - PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSEMKT:PIP), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC)

Sharkey Howes & Javer now owns 5,959 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $264,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.59%. Wells Fargo & Co's dividend payout ratio is 38.10%. If you are reading this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws.

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Step into the robot-staffed hotel

H.I.S. Hotel launched its first robot hotel in Japan's Nagasaki in 2015. The company behind the hotel has global aims for the business model and is planning to open a third robot hotel this year. In Chiba, the six-storey building features 100 rooms and uses about 140 robots. Seven human employees are also on site at all times to provide assistance, particularly in emergencies.

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Conservative robo-calls on health care target Central Florida GOP reps

Despite their professed piety - House Speaker Paul Ryan wears his Catholicism like a neon badge - they seem ignorant of the precepts of the New Testament. Trumpcare also fades out federal funding for the Medicaid program so that by 2020 all federal funding for Medicaid will end. The White House has disputed these numbers.

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MPs urge European parliaments to assess violence against Russian banks in Ukraine

Lower house of the Russian parliament (State Duma) adopted an address to parliaments of European countries, to the European Parliament, PACE and General Secretary of the European Council in a call to use their authorities to stop the aggression against Russian banks in Ukraine and to give adequate assessment of the Kiev authorities' actions.

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Bob Diamond in deal to buy stockbroker Panmure Gordon

The move, which is expected to be announced in the coming days, will catapult the former Barclays chief back into the financial services establishment almost five years after he was ousted as the bank's chief executive by Mervyn King, the then Governor of the Bank of England.

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Head Priest among 2 Indian Clerics at Nizamuddin Dargah missing in Pakistan

Earlier on Friday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that she has taken up the matter with Islamabad. The two Sufi saints have been missing from Wednesday evening after attending the shrine. Exchanges between clerics of Nizamuddin Dargah in Delhi, and the Data Darbar are part of a regular tradition. Syed Wazir said he was able to talk to Syed Asif when the Shaheen Air flight landed at Karachi airport at 6 pm.

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US Justice Department to announce indictments in massive Yahoo hack

The indictment announced Wednesday, handed down by a federal grand jury in San Francisco, names Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, described as Russian operatives of the Kremlin's intelligence agency; Alexsey Belan, a Russian national on the FBI's list of most wanted hackers; and Karim Baratov, described as a Canadian hacker.

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Your Chicken a la Laboratory Is Served

Bay Area startup Memphis Meats says it has developed the world's first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells. A burger engineered by Impossible Foods looks and tastes like the real thing, according to testers interviewed by the Journal , even down to the redness of the patty.

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Cyber-Attack on ABTA Website Puts Thousands at Risk

While the actuality of the hack appears to be relatively benign, there is the usual caveat to members of the public and ABTA members alike about the potential dangers of using the same password for different accounts. The regular news stories hitting the headlines of data breaches is example of this. The incident has been reported to the police and the Information Commissioner, ABTA says.

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EARTH TALK: What Good Has EPA Ever Done for the Environment Anyway?

John O'Grady, a career employee and union boss for EPA workers, told the Washington Post on Thursday that the agency "is already on a starvation diet, with a bare-bones budget and staffing level". The EPA's budget could be cut back significantly and return to what it was meant to do, which is support the states in protecting air and water". EPA Superfund funding allowed the cleanup efforts of Rocky Flats and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal.

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European Shares Seen Up After Dutch Vote Result

The dollar's plunge helped fuel gains in assets denominated in the US currency, including oil and gold. USA crude settled up 2.4 percent at $48.86 a barrel, after touching a three-month low a day earlier. US crude prices settled 11 cents lower at $48.75 a barrel, pressured by near record-high levels of USA crude inventories. USA long- and medium-dated yields also fell, with 30-year and benchmark 10-year yields hitting eight-day lows of 3.094 percent and 2.497 percent, respectively.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Price Down 0.1% on Insider Selling

A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent.

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Trading Vision: Active Stock Focus on Shares of Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (:PLX)

EPS growth for this year is -162.30% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 28.90%. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 1.2 and the short float is around of 5.37%. They now have a Dollars 3.5 price target on the stock. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 102.97 Percent. Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.

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Gold hits one-week high as Fed signals only gradual rate hikes

Behravesh forecasts that the average 30-year mortgage rate will reach 4.5 percent to 4.75 percent by year's end, up sharply from last year. The Fed announced a rate hike by 25 basis points yesterday, with rates in a range of 0.75% to 1%, in line with market expectations.

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Notre Dame Basketball: Irish Barely Escaped Princeton

Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson (35) attempts to fight his way through the defense of Louisville's Deng Adel (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Big man Pete Miller had a tip-in with 13 seconds left to narrow the deficit to 59-58. The Bulldogs (33-1) trailed much of the first half, but pulled away after halftime after holding the Jackrabbits (18-17) to 29.0 percent shooting in the second half.

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Metals: Gold Unchanged as Political Uncertainty Balances Fed Risk

The Fibonacci retracement drawn-around the most recent bullish move could be helpful for determining the next directional bias in Gold as we near this pivotal rate decision from the Fed. The lack of a reaction in markets before and after the election, however, shows that few investors were expecting the far right to gain any significant power in the Netherlands' heavily-fragment parliamentary system.

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Headphones explode on woman mid-flight

She also said she continued to feel burning so she grabbed the earphones and threw them on the floor. Flight attendants poured a bucket of water on the headphones. The incident occurred during a flight on February 19 but was only recently reported to the government body. The lithium-ion battery melted down to the floor of the plane, leaving the crew with a messy cleanup task.

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Oil at 3-month lows, stocks edge up before U.S. rate decision

US markets, including gold and oil, bounced higher in the wake of the US Fed's much anticipated decision to raise its key interest rate for a third time in a decade. Curcio concurred, but noted that even with multiple increases before the end of 2017, the fed funds rate will remain historically low. "The Fed is likely to have been pleased at the market reaction as in the past market volatility has constrained its ability to act", said Keith Wade, chief economist at Schroders, in a note.

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Top Technology Stock Picking: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 4.27%, SMA50 is 11.97 percent, while SMA200 is 16.36%. Its infrastructure-as-a-service business brought in $178 million during the same period, bringing the company's total cloud revenue for the quarter to nearly $1.2 billion.

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Featured Stock to See: Pretium Resources Inc. (NYSE:PVG)

Royal Bank of Canada now has C$18.00 price objective on the stock. According to the latest research reports released, 2 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 6 analysts "outperform", 2 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell".

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Canada Goose Soars in Trading Debut With Peak Luxury Valuation

The current valuation implies the company is worth a little under $1.8 billion. Shares in Canada Goose Holdings, an iconic retail brand, surged 40 per cent in their trading debut on Thursday after raising C$340-million ($256-million) in an initial public offering.

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Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stake Raised by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has insider ownership of 0.43% and institutional ownership of 87.25%. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 1 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:JD) [ Trend Analysis ] pretends to be active mover, stock shows upbeat performance moved up around 2.03% to traded at $31.69.

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The Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) appointed chief executive

The company posted a 23% drop in revenue year-on-year to $72.7 million in the three months to December 2016. The company's last traded volume of 6.97 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 0.58 million shares. On 4/20/2016 David Day, CAO, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $19.90 per share and the total transaction amounting to $19,900.00. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating ...

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Even now, it's still Scott Pruitt vs. the EPA

It wasn't Inhofe's first time suggesting that the EPA is brainwashing kids into believing climate change. The Sierra Club is calling for an investigation into whether the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated his agency's policies with his comments on climate change.

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What's The Catalyst Driving CPRX?

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. (NASDAQ:CPRX) a rating of 1 on a scale of 1 to 5. The company's shares were assimilated at $0.76 per share worth to an investment of some $11,400 on account of COELHO PHILIP H.

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Markets near certainty of FOMC rate hike in March

Moving rates up now also reduced the risk of falling behind the curve, she said , explaining the rate rise Wednesday "reflects our view that waiting too long to scale back some accommodation could potentially require us to raise rates rapidly, sometime down the road, which in turn could risk disrupting financial markets and pushing the economy into recession", Ms.

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Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) Valuation According To Analysts

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lifted their price target on Toronto-Dominion Bank from C$66.00 to C$68.00 in a report on Monday, March 6th. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. The company reported its last quarter on Jan 17. On average, analysts forecast that Toronto-Dominion Bank will post $3.88 EPS for the current year. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of U.S.


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