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United Kingdom inflation reaches 2.3 pct, shooting past Bank of England target

The move is the first above-target rise since November 2013 and will put pressure on the Bank's monetary policy committee (MPC) to hike interest rates beyond 0.25 per cent this year. Ian Rand, CEO for Barclays Business Banking said: "Today's rise in CPI inflation will be a blow to hard working business owners who are going through an extreme period of uncertainty".

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AQR Capital Management LLC Has $5422000 Position in Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

VNO has been the subject of several research analyst reports. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Education Realty Trust Inc. On 2/13/2017 Federal Realty Investment Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $0.98 2.78% with an ex dividend date of 3/10/2017 which will be payable on 4/17/2017.

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Court Grants Ex- NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu N300m Bail

The sureties, the judge said, must own properties within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which must worth the bail amount. Justice Mohammed also ordered Yakubu to submit his passport to the court registrar pending the determination of the case.

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Costco teams with Shipt for grocery deliveries

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has announced that it will be expanding its delivery service in Florida. The service is available to consumers using the Shipt app. "We've enjoyed partnering with Shipt thus far and look forward to this expansion", Perez continued. According to a press release , Shipt "has plans to offer its services to 50 markets and over 30 million households by the end of the year".

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Donald Trump still a big-time slugger (and a hit) in Louisville

Dr. Christopher Elwood of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, said. "I want to get to taxes", he said. Still, the president plans to court House Republican holdouts on Capitol Hill Tuesda, and he promised the Kentucky crowd victory in the end.

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Vodafone India, Idea to merge following Jio 'disruption'

Idea Cellular in a regulatory filing said its Board of Directors "has approved the scheme of amalgamation of Vodafone India Ltd and its wholly owned subsidiary Vodafone Mobile Service Ltd with the company (Idea)". Vodafone India has confirmed that it has reached an agreement to acquire rival Idea Cellular . The new entity will become the leading communications provider in India with nearly 40 crore customers, 35 per cent customer market share and 41per cent revenue market share, the statement ...

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Inflation rises to 2.3: ONS

Calum Bennie, savings specialist at Scottish Friendly, said: "If proof was needed that a squeeze is underway, this is it". "However, given that inflation has exceeded the 2pc mark so early in the year, prices may rise even more than previously expected ".

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Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Rating Increased to Overweight at KeyCorp

There may be various price targets for a stock. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.90. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 7.14% per annum. Finally, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its stake in Urban Outfitters by 0.8% in the third quarter. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $2.69 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 12.43 and Weekly volatility of 3.03% and monthly volatility of 3.72% respectively.

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Boris Johnson to avoid diplomatic spy row during USA visit

America and Britain's relationship has been unexpectedly strained this week over unsubstantiated allegations that British spy agency GCHQ helped Obama tap Donald Trump's phones at Trump Tower. In a rare rebuke, a GCHQ spokesman swiftly denounced the allegations as " nonsense ", saying they were "utterly ridiculous and should be ignored". Reports that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and national security adviser HR McMaster apologised were publicly denied by Spicer.

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Inflation rises above Bank's 2% target amid higher fuel and food prices

He commented , 'As has been the case since last summer, the main culprit was the rising cost of transport, driven by higher fuel prices. Consumer prices rose by a stronger-than-expected 2.3 percent in annual terms, beating expectations of a 2.1 percent rise, and up sharply from 1.8 percent in January, the Office for National Statistics said.

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Oil could flow through Dakota Access 'sometime this week,' company says

Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux members continue to flail away at the project through the court system but with little to show for their efforts. Cheyenne River attorney Nicole Ducheneaux did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday. The pipeline is nearing completion after President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month smoothing the path for construction.

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United Kingdom just banned electronics on flights after US

The policy affects certain British and foreign carriers: British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airways, Atlas-Global Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Egyptair, Royal Jordanian, Tunis Air and Saudia.

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U.S. to ban electronics bigger than cell phones from certain flights

An examination of public statements from a half dozen other airlines that fly out of Montreal did not reveal any similar restrictions. "The additional security measures may cause some disruption for passengers and flights, and we understand the frustration that will cause, but our top priority will always be to maintain the safety of British nationals", the UK Government spokesman said.

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BJP's Biren Singh Faces Floor Test In Manipur Assembly: 10 Facts

BJP-led government in the state is enjoying support of four legislators each from National People's Party and Naga People's Front, one legislator each from Lok Janshakti Party, All India Trinamool Congress and Congress. I have neither violated the partys order nor have done anything against its interests. “But that the party did not do any such thing means it stands by me, ” Singh said.

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Naira will appreciate further this week - CBN

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, governor of the bank, explained that the committee chose to keep key interest rate at 14 percent, while cash reserve ratio (CRR) and liquidity ratio were held at 22.5 percent and 30 percent respectively.

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Ontario man wanted for murdering stepchild

Catharines, Niagara Regional Police confirmed late Tuesday. He faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Nathan Dumas, and attempted murder in connection with the attack on the bank employee. He was driving a 2009 dark grey Pontiac Montana van with a floral decal on the rear driver's side window. He is wanted for attempted murder and is considered armed and risky.

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Feds Temporarily Ban Electronics On Certain Flights To US

The British ban will also include some cellphones and is expected to apply to all aiports in the six nations. But many people are still thinking twice about visiting the U.S. Officials said about 50 daily flights to the United States will be impacted by the directive. Crew members are not included in the device ban. However, U.S.

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We Didn't Get Deputy Chief Minister, Says Sulking Sena On Yogi Adityanath

He said that Modi worked for betterment of the poor and the farmers without any discrimination. The saffron-robed monk, who emerged as the unlikely choice for leading India's politically most strategic state, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in parliament, praising him as "a global icon" and pledging to implement his agenda of " sabka saath, sabka vikas " (development for all).

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FTSE ends down on sterling strength after inflation jumps

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation rose from 1.8% in the year to January to 2.3% in the year to February, the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ) has today announced. Inflation has broken through the Bank of England's (BoE) 2 per cent inflation target following the largest month-on-month rise since October 2012.

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Trump 'probably should apologize' to Obama over wiretapping claim — Ex-CIA chief

Gen. H.R. McMaster, his national security adviser, on North Korea. "Presidents always travel", Spicer said. Or hey, maybe he just likes wearing a golf glove to meetings. "Yeah, Donald Trump is a bulls-- artist", Oliver said. "I'm going to be working for you; I'm not going to have time to go play golf", Trump said during a 2016 event in Virginia.

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This year's Forbes list has a record number of female self-made billionaires

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List puts President Trump's net worth at $3.5 billion, down $1 billion from a year ago. Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos were place and show on the Forbes billionaire list , with a net worth of $75.6 billion and $72.8 billion, respectively.

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Hot Consumer Goods Stocks: International Paper Company (IP), NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

A number of other research firms have also commented on NKE. (NKE) where Atlantic Equities provided Overweight rating on the stock on 19-Jan-17. HSBC Securities also Upgrade the company to Buy on 5-Dec-16, 2016. Parker holds 1,866,235 (0.11% of shares outstanding) and John E. Jaqua holds 553,815 (0.03% of shares outstanding). Nike reported worse-than-expected sales in its latest quarter on Wednesday as competition continues to weigh on its US business.

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UK Inflation Hits 2.3 Percent

The Bank's monetary policy committee (MPC), under the governor Mark Carney, has said it is happy to let inflation rise some way above its target as it balances the need to support growth and jobs with keeping price rises in check. The market seems to be bringing forward expectations of an interest rate hike while increasing further inflation expectations and a stronger sterling.

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Dominion Diamond stock goes gangbuster on $1.1bn takeover bid

Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE:GST) announced that it will hold a special meeting of stockholders on May 2, 2017 at which the Company's stockholders will consider and vote upon a proposal to approve the conversion rights of its Convertible Notes due 2022 issued to Ares Management, L.P.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK): A Detailed Look at its Institutional Ownership

Three equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, four equity analysts rating the company a buy, five equity analysts rating the company a hold, zero equity analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a sell with a one year target of $88.41.

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Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR): Estimates, Ratings, and Insiders Point the Way

The Company has 404.71 million shares outstanding and 393.77 million shares were floated in market. The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0 Percent. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.01 Percent. Several matter pinch shares of EOG Resources, Inc. Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR ) topped its 52-week high price target of 4.8 on April 28, 2016.

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Donegal deputies describe the death of McGuinness as a "devastating blow"

Reacting to the former Northern Ireland deputy first minister's death, Lord Tebbit, who was seriously injured in the blast, said the world was a "sweeter and cleaner" place. In 2011, Mr McGuinness contested the presidential election which was won by Michael D Higgins. Born in Derry in 1950, he leaves the republican movement in Northern Ireland in a position of unparalleled political strength.

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Man, friend ride horses into Houston Wal-Mart in hilarious viral video

Fields said in another video that he was nervous for his horse because of the wax floor, but he just wanted to make people smile , KHOU reports . Fields was going for a weekly ride with some friends when they chose to go "parking lot pimping", local media reported.

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc

The Stock now has the market capitalization of $35.09 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 8.11 and Weekly volatility of 2.48% and monthly volatility of 2.08% respectively. Based on a 1 to 5 integer scale, analysts have a 1.60 recommendation on the name. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 17th.

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Top Dividend Stock Pick: EverBank Financial Corp (EVER)

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.34 and Average Volume (3 months) is 14.79 million. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "buy" rating and set a $103.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corp .in a report on Wednesday, January 25th.

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Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NASDAQ:CCE) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday

On 11/10/2016, the stock reported the EPS of $0.6 where Analysts were projecting the EPS to be $0.71 showing a difference of $-0.11. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 13.70%. -Revenue (Q4): Euro2.58 Bln vs. Euro2.57 Bln past year. Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.57 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.86 as ...

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Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna speaks out about Arsene Wenger situation

While the Gunners were eliminated from the Champions League and are all-but out of this year's Premier League title race, they have reached the FA Cup semi-finals, where Manchester City await. The soon-to-be-available Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also being monitored by Premier League rivals, and Arsenal risk the duo also jumping ship if they fail to make the top four.

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What Are Analysts Report About Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

The stock is now trading -24.53% below its SMA 50 and -34.76% below its SMA 200. In phrases of Market analysis and buying and selling signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference standard is regarded as a bullish indicator, at the same time as the RSI transferring under the horizontal 70 reference standard is visible to be a bearish indicator.

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MI5 veteran is handed the role of new GCHQ chief

Jeremy Fleming will succeed Robert Hannigan - the man who got Ian Paisley to sit down with Gerry Adams - as director of the agency often referred to as Britain's listening post. Later Monday, Spicer was asked about the "GCHQ thing" at a White House briefing and if the administration had vowed to the British it would not raise the issue again.

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Galaxy S8 exposed in even more press shots, front and back

We will bring the official specifications as soon as Samsung brings this gadget. Evan Blass (@ evleaks ), one of the famous and nearly ever-reliable tipster has revealed the colour options of the smartphone along with pricing details. The processor has been clocked at 2.45GHz and it is coupled with an Adreno 540 graphics processing unit and 4GB of RAM. According to Kuo, Samsung thinks that the current day dual-camera ISP design is "immature" so both the S8 and S8+ will arrive with 12MP ...


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