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Airtel responds to Reliance Jio

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Though the country is seeing a huge surge in 4G subscriber addition in recent days, post Jio's launch, with all the 4G operators putting up a war like situation to grab more customers, a dominant portion of India's wireless internet users are still on 2G or 3G. Read More »

Shares in Worldpay soar as takeover approach confirmed

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The company was worth more than 7 billion pounds, or about $9 billion, based on its market capitalization on Tuesday. Analysts suggested other companies might now be interested in making a bid. Vantiv is a United States payments processing company listed on the New York Stock Exchange with a $12bn market capitalisation. Previous owner Royal Bank of Scotland sold the business to private equity under the terms of the bank's 2008 British taxpayer bailout. Read More »

Bank of England Staff to Strike Over Pay

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The union has refused to disclose how numerous 4,000 staff at the central bank would take part in the strike, but it reckons the action would render Threadneedle Street "inoperable". The long-running dispute was caused by the imposition of a 1 per cent increase in the "pay pot" for the year in March which was not negotiated on or agreed by Unite, the recognised union for workers at the bank. Read More »

Korea approves new civilian aid plan for N. Korea despite missile launch

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South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff described the projectile, fired from the North's western region , as an "unidentified" ballistic missile , Yonhap News reported . Meanwhile, Moon has ordered the National Security Council to convene an emergency session following the latest missile launch, while the US and South Korean military were analysing the type, apogee and other details related to the missile tested. Read More »

Samsung kick-starts new NAND chip plant in Pyeongtaek

Samsung said that it aims to secure competitiveness in the components sector by promoting large investments in its semiconductor and display production lines while at the same time contribute to creating jobs in the country and developing overall IT industry. Read More »

Qatar plans to boost gas output capacity amid Gulf rift

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Energy-rich Qatar said Tuesday it plans to increase natural gas production by 30 percent over the next several years. Qatar and Iran share North Field/South Pars, the world's largest natural gas field. "Qatar Petroleum will continue working.If some companies decide they don't want to work with QP that's their choice". The move cements Qatar's lead as the world's largest producer of LNG, in the face of new rivalry from Australia and the US. Read More »

Sainsbury's sales boosted by warm weather

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It said grocery sales lifted 3% in the period as it introduced 250 new summer eating products such as British strawberries, Jersey Royal potatoes and 43 new or improved meals in its Just Cook range. Fast track delivery and click and collect continued to prove popular with Argos customers, particularly in the heatwave, when it saw same-day demand for paddling pools and fans soar. Read More »

So true. Tony Hadley departs Spandau Ballet 'with deep regret'

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His cryptic message, which said leaving was due to "circumstances beyond his control" has come as a shock to Spandau Ballet fans. He has been the group's lead singer since the late 1970s and gave no reason for his sudden exit. Spandau Ballet formed in 1979 and became stars of the New Wave and New Romantic era in the United Kingdom, while scoring global hits with songs like Gold and True . Read More »

AirAsia X plane strikes birds, diverted to Brisbane

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Passengers reported hearing loud noises and seeing sparks coming from an engine before the flight landed safely in Brisbane an hour later. There were no injuries to any, but that doesn't erase the fear that shot through the cabin just minutes after take-off. Read More »

RBA holds cash rate for July

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CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless also weighed in, saying it was no surprise the RBA made a decision to hold the cash rate at 1.5 per cent. "The Board judged that holding the stance of monetary policy unchanged at this meeting would be consistent with sustainable growth in the economy and achieving the inflation target over time", it repeated. Read More »

The most unsafe place to be a postman in the UK

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The number of dog attacks on postal workers is "unacceptable" despite falling in the past year, according to a new report. On average there is still as many as seven attacks take place each day, some leading to a permanent and disabling injury. Read More »

London's City to Send Delegation to Brussels to Discuss Post-Brexit Deal

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It is believed the free-trade plan will make a credible blueprint for the Brexit negotiations amid fears of a hard or no-deal Brexit . "The City delegation, which has already received cautious support from German officials during a recent trip to Berlin, will be hoping to convince countries such as Spain and France of the merits of their plan, which could influence the European Commission during talks with the United Kingdom government's Brexit negotiators". Read More »

White House: Trump backs repeal-only health bill as 'option'

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If we can't, though, then there's no reason to walk away. Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" Sasse again called for an immediate vote on repealing the ACA but with a delay, so no one is "thrown off coverage". "We can argue whether they like the system we're bringing them in or not, but simply a repeal, even with the sunset the year or two down the road - the problem (is) we know how Washington works". Read More »

Trading Notes on Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE:RATE): Active Stock Recap

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Bankrate shares gained in NY nearly 9% to $14 each. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.00, for a total value of $116,544.00. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 4.47%. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/07/03/bankrate-inc-nyserate-lifted-to-strong-buy-at-bidaskclub.html. Read More »

Former top Barclays bankers face court over fraud allegations

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In a 60 minute hearing at Westminster magistrates court , the case was sent to Southwark Crown Court , with the next hearing scheduled for July 17. Barclays, Mr. These three defendants are also charged with unlawful financial assistance. Varley and Jenkins face a further charge for the October deal, and a charge of "unlawful financial assistance" which alleges the fundraising breached rules preventing a company lending a third party money to buy its own shares. Read More »

Accident Compensation Corp Invests $559000 in General Motors Company (GM)

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Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Standard Motor had 5 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th were issued a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.37%. Kcg has 0.06% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Read More »

Singapore PM says in Parliament his family feud is baseless

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The leader was seeking to draw a line under an escalating feud about his late father and the country's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, which has captivated the wealthy city-state where speaking so openly against the first family is rare and critics have in the past been taken to court. Read More »

WhatsApp's new Night Mode helps brighten up your photos

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The Night Mode feature has been added to the app's camera feature, where you will now see a new button that allows users of WhatsApp to enhance the quality of photos captured at night. As the name suggests, the feature will allow you to search for the desired emoji instead of scrolling through hundreds of different emojis and finding the one that you wish to use. Read More »

Drone causes flight disruption at Gatwick Airport

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Last night, a spokesman for Gatwick Airport confirmed that a runway had been closed twice for periods of nine and five minutes after a drone was sighted. "We were crossing over the Channel and it started circling", Mr Jenkins told the BBC . She said: "We were about to touch down when the landing was aborted and we took off again - climbing very quickly". Read More »

Tesla Model S and Model X receive performance gains

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Tesla Inc .'s [s:tsla] Model 3 electric vehicle should begin production on Friday, the company's chief executive, Elon Musk , said Monday. CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla Model 3 "passed all regulatory requirements" and they now expect to produce the first few Model 3 vehicles on Friday. Read More »

Two killed as helicopter crashes in Indonesian province

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Sutopo said the eruption occurred at about 11.30 a.m. while dozens of visitors were near the crater. The Sun reported, Heronimus Guru, the rescue agency's deputy operations chief stated he did not know the fates of those on board the helicopter, but villagers told the TV station that they found the bodies of two people. Read More »

TPG Capital aborts bid for Fairfax

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Fairfax will now follow its timeline of spinning off Domain by the end of 2017 announced in February , with Fairfax CEO Greg Hywood today saying the company is making "excellent progress" with preparations and is on track for completion by the end of 2017. Read More »

Afghan Teen Girls Denied US Entry to Compete in Robotics Competition

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Instead of attending, the team will be video conferencing in while their robot competes against 163 other inventions. Nevertheless, the girls persisted in making the journey to the capital (that had recently bore the brunt of a truck bomb attack that had killed over 100) for their interviews.When their first attempt at getting visas was rejected they did not give up and made the risky trip again hoping that a second round of interviews with embassy officials would yield different results. Read More »

Plane 'Reported On Fire' Lands At DIA

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The plane landed with one of its turbines on fire after touching down at Denver International Airport today. 'All runways are now open as investigation into SkyWest fire continues. She wrote: 'Everyone is safe though shook. All of our stuff is on the plane. Waiting for diaper bag, stroller, ID, all my personal items'. "Other airport operations remain unaffected", the airport said in another tweet. Read More »

Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH) Reviewed By Analysts

This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average -8.51% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -10.15%. As a stock trades within its 52-week price range (the range that exists between the 52-week low and the 52-week high), shareholders may show raised interest as price nears either the high or the low. Read More »

Total set to sign $4.8bn gas deal with Iran

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Most of the phases are fully operational at the moment. The contract to develop Phase 11 of South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf would contribute to the development of relations between Europe and Iran, a Total spokesman said. Total in November put the cost of the first part of the South Pars project at $2 billion, with Total's share at $1 billion. The offshore field is Iran's section of the world's biggest deposit, also shared with Qatar. Read More »