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FCA set to clamp down high-cost consumer credit

The savings mean the FCA has chose to leave the existing payday loan price cap in place and will review it again in 2020. It was previously reported that Mr Bailey could use the review into overdraft fees as a way to drive wider reform of how banks make profits - eventually putting an end to free banking.

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EBay.in becomes Flipkart group company with close of merger

Members of the Jasper board, which includes Bahl and Bansal, held discussions over the weekend and chose to allow Snapdeal to remain independent as some investors had reservations about the deal, a source said. The four-part story gives you a 360-degree view of the innovations that the Bengaluru-headquartered company is betting on, the four-pillars on which Flipkart's growth strategy rests, an exclusive interview with Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal , and a look at what makes the company tick ...

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Ireland bids to host two major UK-based European Union agencies after Brexit

The offer also explains that the Swedish Medical Products Agency would increase its staff to assist the EMA if a move took place, and argues that relocating to Stockholm would create "synergy effects" with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), a body already based in the Swedish capital, saving resources.

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Samajwadi Party, BSP MLC exodus amid Shah's Lucknow visit

BJP president further said that by resolving the issue of One rank one pension (OROP), the party took a major step to boost the morale of Indian army men. He has said that he had been feeling "suffocated" since the last one year. Shah also questioned the Congress on why it had kept its Gujarat MLAs locked up in hotel rooms in Bengaluru where the party was itself in power.

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Dunelm Group (DNLM) Corporate Executive Buys £14928.60 in Shares

Citigroup maintained Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) rating on Tuesday, November 24. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of PNN in report on Friday, August 28 to "Buy" rating. On Wednesday, January 6 the stock rating was maintained by FinnCap with "Corporate". The brokerage presently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock.

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Gareon Conley Rape Allegation Forwarded to a Grand Jury

Conley told Cleveland police in May he had a consensual sexual encounter with the woman who accused him of rape and denied assaulting her, his attorney, Kevin Spellacy, told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. In picking Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley with their first round pick at No. 24 overall, the team was hoping that rape allegations brought up in the days before the draft would not stick.

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Utilities ditch reactors that launched USA nuclear renaissance (SCG, 6502, SO, TSLA)

Billions of dollars spent on two new nuclear reactors in SC that have a corporate history tied to Baton Rouge went down the drain Monday when the owners nixed plans to finish them after years of delays and cost overruns, dealing a severe blow to the industry's future.

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Wozniacki books Siniakova final in Bastad

Delayed by heavy rain after the conclusion of the doubles final, Siniakova and Wozniacki endured a tough battle on the heavy red clay before the Czech youngster earned the win after almost two hours on court a year after reaching her maiden WTA final in Bastad.

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Markets end at record closing high

The broader Nifty index was up 19 points or 0.19 percent at 10,033. The stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 28 July 2017, advancing 8.03% compared with the Sensex's 4.79% rise. Among the sectoral indices, capital goods and metal performed the best, gaining more than 1.7%. On the other hand, the S&P BSE healthcare index declined by 218.76 points, the FMCG index by 101.31 points and the telecom index was a tad down by 1.15 points.

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Are airplane seats getting smaller? Federal judges want the FAA to investigate

Flyers Rights found that seat pitch - the distance between a seat and the one in front or behind - had decreased from 35 inches in the Seventies to 31 and in some cases, 28 inches, while average width was down from 18.5 inches in the early Noughties to 17 inches.

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Crews: 2 approaches to restore North Carolina islands' power

Ertle said crews are working on both plans until it's clear which is fastest and safest. Several evacuating visitors said they were more anxious about the local businesses than their shortened vacations. "How do you forget where the power cable is?" She is one of tens of thousands of people who were forced to cancel their Outer Banks vacations at the height of the season after a construction accident caused a widespread power outage .

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Playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died

Winters said he considers " A Life of The Mind " to be Shepard's greatest work, although he won the 1979 Pulitzer for "Buried Child ". His other plays included "True West ", " Curse of the Starving Class " and "Fool for Love ". Born on November 5, 1943 as Samuel Shepard Rogers III, in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, the scribe known professionally as Sam Shepard briefly attended Mt.

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Plane crashes near Danbury Airport Sunday morning

Officials said three male passengers were injured and taken to Danbury Hospital for treatment. Danbury police are arriving at Miry Brook Road near the Dog Park where the plane crashed in a field around 10:30 a.m., Lt. "It may have been a pilot error or a mechanical problem, but it's still too early to determine", Williams said. Williams said the dog park will remain closed while authorities work to remove the wreckage of the 3,000-pound plane.

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Shares of Taiwan firms fall on sale of China Starbucks business

The coffee giant said last quarter that many of its Teavana stores were a drag on results. The Teavana at Park City, which is off the center court, originally opened in September 2010. But, with the news that Starbucks is closing all Teavana locations , I wonder: whomst will bored Midwestern teens now pester for a second helping of a raspberry-chai-orange-vanilla beverage now?! Starbucks also lowered its full-year 2017 forecast.

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Discovery to buy Scripps, home of HGTV, in $14.6B deal

The two companies announced Monday that Discovery acquired Scripps in a deal valued at $14.6 billion in cash and stock. Discovery is best known for TV channels including Animal Planet , Discovery Channel and Eurosport . Fewer people in the U.S. are paying for cable, satellite, and other pay-TV services. Wall Street said that while the deal produces a bigger company, there are questions about how it fares in a changing TV business.

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Jeep Compass drives in with ₹14.95 lakh starting price

Mark your calendar as Fiat Chrysler India is all set to launch the Jeep Compass on July 31, 2017. The five-seater Compass is the most economical SUV that Jeep has ever offered. The main difference all three is Compass Longitude does not have a Multiair petrol engine; it has only one engine Multijet II Diesel. At present it has 48 service outlets in India.

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Wyoming man who got life term as minor on track for release

Bryant has been cast as either a victim who was blamed by older kids who perpetrated the crime but wanted him to take the rap, or a cold-blooded killer who was at least one of the shooters executing the family as they begged for their lives.

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After Months Of Negotiations, Snapdeal Ends Merger Talks With Flipkart

Flipkart has already offered United States dollars 1750 million split between two back-to-back offers, being one of the highest offers in the industry. A Softbank spokesperson stated, "Supporting entrepreneurs and their vision and aspirations is at the heart of Masayoshi Son's and SoftBank's investment philosophy".

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Euro zone core inflation rises, unemployment drops

The numbers came a week after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the eurozone was strengthening, but warned of instability around Brexit and low inflation rates. The unemployment rate in the eurozone has fallen to its lowest since February 2009, according to the latest official figures. Non-energy industrial goods rose 0.5% compared with 0.4% growth in June.

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Did THIS Neymar nutmeg on Nelson Semedo spark Barcelona training scrap?

The unsettled 25 year-old Brazilian stormed off the practice pitch in disgust and has yet to commit his future to Barcelona ahead of the transfer deadline, still more than a month away. "He will have his say when he is ready and, as a team-mate, I will support him", Suarez said. Finally, club legend Andreas Iniesta added: " Neymar Jr is one of the best players and my team always wants the best".

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HSBC announces profit increase, share buyback in signs of turnaround

HSBC's dividends totalled $10.1 billion in 2016, $10 billion in 2015 and $9.6 billion in 2014. Revenue for the first half was marked at $26.2 billion, the bank said, down 11% from a year ago " primarily due to currency translation differences, the absence of fair value movements on our own debt and revenue from the operations in Brazil that we sold", HSBC said.

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Newspaper: Floods and power outages as Taiwan battered by Typhoon Nesat

So far, it has done little damage, except for flooding in some cities. The airline said in a statement that the 500 crew members applied for a typhoon day off in line with regulations at around 4 a.m. Almost 200 schools reported damage costing an estimated NT$17.8 million (S$800,000). As of 5pm, agricultural losses were estimated at NT$171.89 million (US$5.67 million).

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India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs to win first Test

We shouldn't blame anyone else. We expect a bit of turn in Galle . Mendis had batted at No. 4 in Galle , dropping one spot as the team played Gunathilaka. That was a 400-run track", Gurusinha said. "It was one of our plans that worked against him, and I'm really happy about that", he said after day two.

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'Incredible shrinking airline seat' gets U.S. court rebuke

Airlines contend that increasing the number of seats on an airplane is good for both the bottom line of the carrier and a traveler's wallet. Flyers Rights, the plaintiffs in the case, noted airline seats had shrunk from an average width of 18.5 inches in the early 2000s to 17 inches by about 2005, while the average pitch between seats "has decreased from an average of 35 inches to 31 inches, and in some airplanes has fallen as low as 28 inches".

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President Trump names John Kelly as Chief of Staff, replaces Reince Priebus

Trump announced the move in a tweet a day after his new Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci , accused Priebus of leaking information to reporters in a profanity-laced tirade. Nevertheless, Scaramucci escalated tensions by comparing himself and Priebus to "Cain and Abel" in a CNN interview Thursday morning. Both during the 2016 USA presidential race and after Trump's victory a number of media outlets and U.S.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (BIT:F) PT Set at €8.50 by Macquarie

Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. The company's 50 day moving average is $11.21 and its 200 day moving average is $10.89. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.57 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $2.79.

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Pearson Airport Baggage Handlers and Ground Crew on Strike

The workers, which include baggage and cargo handlers and cabin cleaners, walked off the job before 10 p.m. Thursday. The unionized workers are employed by Swissport, a company that services 30 airlines at the airport including Transat and Sunwing, and large global airlines such as Cathay Pacific, KLM, Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Alitalia and El Al.

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Sprint Looking for Options to T-Mobile Merger

Charter's market capitalisation, at $94.6 billion, is much larger than Sprint, which closed trading valued at $32.8 billion on Friday. Sprint was in a period of exclusive negotiations for two months with Comcast and Charter over the possibility of a wireless partnership.

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Russian Federation hits back over new U.S. sanctions

Republicans and Democrats have pushed for more sanctions partly as a response to conclusions by US intelligence agencies that the Kremlin interfered in the election. Trump's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, hedged the inevitability that Trump will sign, telling CNN's New Day on Thursday that the president "may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians".

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BB&T Corporation (BBT), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

The hedge fund run by Kurt Billick held 236,448 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $5.52 million, down from 688,567 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be given a $0.315 dividend. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd.

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Jeff Bezos Becomes World Richest Person According to Forbes Overtaking Bill Gates

They hit $1,083.31 at about noon Thursday. The company also boasted in its earnings report that its original programming shows like Transparent and Catastrophe , are up for 16 Emmy Awards while its feature-length film, The Big Sick , is rocking a 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Should You Buy Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) On Current Analyst Views?

It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.7%, which was 0.43 higher than that in the past month.

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CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform

It was meant to discourage companies from manufacturing products overseas and then importing them into the USA for sale instead of producing goods in the US. The joint statement said another goal is to place an emphasis on "permanence". The Wisconsin Republican said health care was a complicated legislative effort for the party to find consensus, but the GOP - along with President Donald Trump - can all agree on streamlining taxes.

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Russian Federation orders out U.S. diplomatic staff, may seize properties

The Senate has approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The bill goes to President Donald Trump , who could give it final approval or veto it. Russia's moves came a day after the U.S. Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line against Moscow or veto the legislation and anger his own Republican Party.

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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Valuation According To Analysts

During the session shares stayed in the range from $18.02 to $18.75. 2,828 Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) shares with value of $49,745 were sold by RAKOWICH WALTER C. Creative Planning boosted its stake in shares of Host Hotels & Resorts by 1.8% in the first quarter. On the basis of dividend yield, this stock can reward an investor a capital gain along with the very rich dividend.


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