Stories about Business

Apr 27 2017

The Trump Effect? Twitter Use Jumped in Last 3 Months

On Wednesday, Twitter said the number of monthly active users rose 6 percent during the first quarter year-over-year, compared to the 319 million users from the las...

Apr 26 2017

Honeywell enjoys 'strong start to 2017,' as Q1 earnings beat estimates

CrestPoint Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Honeywell International during the third quarter valued at $641,000. The firm owned 17,479 shares of ...

Apr 25 2017

LVMH bags Christian Dior Couture

The news may seem confusing to many - who believed the French conglomerate already controlled Dior along with fellow design houses including Céline, Givenchy and Fendi ...

Apr 25 2017

Akzo to Consider PPG's Sweetened $29 Billion Takeover Offer

The trans-Atlantic battle between the two paint companies has seen its fair share of drama in recent weeks, thanks it part to Akzo's hedgie shareholder. Value for the tot...

Apr 25 2017

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

The decision to hit positions held by the PKK across Turkey's borders was made after a slew of attacks against military outposts near borders with Iraq and Syria , the m...

Apr 24 2017

MS Dhoni produces incredible "Helicopter shot" en route to Pune victory

Also, Rising Pune Supergiant rose from last place to fourth after beating 2016 finalist Sunriser Hyderabad with a Mahendra Singh Dhoni boundary on the last ball. The 18th...

Apr 24 2017

French Election: A win for pollsters; good for euro

Le Pen has proposed holding a referendum on France's membership of the European Union, limiting immigration, increasing control on the country's borders and expelling Isl...

Apr 23 2017

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

CEO Oscar Munoz will not receive a planned promotion to also take on the role as Chairman of the Board of Directors, parent company United Continental Holdings said in a ...

Apr 22 2017

SC allows NDMC to auction of Tata-run Taj Mansingh hotel

Earlier, the civic body, which looks after areas pertaining to Lutyens' Delhi, also conducted the e-auction of Asian Hotel through MSTC, which resulted in more than 15 ti...

Apr 22 2017

Trump to unveil tax reform plan next week

Mnuchin said on Thursday that the review he will present Trump in June will include recommendations for new legislation, changes to regulation, and new executive orders. ...

Apr 22 2017

Red, blue beacons removed from all EC vehicles

Recently, governments of two states, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in the north, apparently enforced nearly a similar ban on use of red beacons atop vehicles of ministers an...

Apr 22 2017

Delhi: 1 killed after Class XII student runs over car

Police said they were driving beyond 100 km/hr when the accident took place, though the boy claimed he was driving at 70 km/hr. They were admitted at the Sushruta Trauma ...

Apr 22 2017

Oil climbs after reports that Saudi Arabia wants output cuts extended

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up 18 cents, or 0.34 per cent, at $53.58 a barrel, also their highest since early March. Market analysts' had expe...

Apr 22 2017

Sentence next for Volkswagen in US diesel emissions scandal

District Judge Sean Cox said in approving the settlement that required the automaker to make significant reforms. The carmaker has admitted to programming its diesel ca...

Apr 21 2017

Ontario unveils new measures to cool housing market

If passed, the 15-per-cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax would be applied to homebuyers who are neither Canadian citizens nor permanent residents when they purchase resi...

Apr 20 2017

Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

USA paid subscribers continued to grow at a slower pace than we previously projected, with trailing 12-month paid net adds at 3.7 million in the quarter, down 32% from 5....

Apr 14 2017

Russia-Syria Ties to Dominate G7 Meeting of Foreign Ministers

Haley said . "The U.S. sees yesterday's attack as a disgrace at the highest level, an assurance that humanity means nothing to the Syrian government". The Syrian governm...

Apr 14 2017

Removal of United Passenger Shines Light on Airport Police

Accounts from passengers have pointed to a pattern by United of forcing ticketholders from flights involuntarily, whether because a flight was overbooked or to make room ...

Apr 13 2017

Greenpeace urges Coca-Cola to drop `throwaway plastic´ in bid for cleaner oceans

Expect increased sales in the current quarter as well. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, March 10 report. WARNING: "Denver In...

Apr 13 2017

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro jeered by crowd as unrest grows

Worldwide criticism of his government mounted in recent weeks after the Supreme Court moved to curb the powers of the opposition-majority legislature. Maduro's supporters...