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by | December 17, 2017 | 19:09

MDR is the rate that banks levy from merchants for the provision of debit and credit card services when payment is made at a merchant point of sale (PoS). Stressing that digital transactions are on the rise, the minister said that the monetary value of digital transactions during April - September 2017 was worth Rs 2.18 lakh crores.

by | December 17, 2017 | 13:45

Sanctions against Russian Federation were introduced in 2014 due to Moscow's role in the conflict in the Ukrainian Donbas and annexation of Crimea, which was not recognized by most countries. In her words, three years have passed since the Minsk agreements but there has been no shift in their implementation. The war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and rebels backed by Moscow has claimed over 10,000 lives and rumbles on despite a series of periodic truce deals.

by | December 17, 2017 | 09:08

The BBC News reported on Sunday that Chan Han Choi, 59, has been charged with brokering illegal exports from the country and discussing the supply of weapons of mass destruction. "This is black market 101", Gaughan said. According to the Seven Network report, Gaughan said the business activity occurred offshore and that "there had been no risk to the Australian public and that no weapons, or missile componentry - which he said was software- had been imported into Australia".

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:13

Waymo sued Uber in February for allegedly stealing its self-driving vehicle technology , but a federal court judge put the trial on hold last month after learning about the existence of a May 5 letter penned by Mr. The case was set to go to trial earlier this month but was delayed until February because of the revelation of the Jacobs letter . "While we haven't substantiated all the claims in this letter - and, importantly, any related to Waymo - our new leadership has made clear that ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:25

In particular pilots and ground crew in Italy were due to take action with their short strike later on Friday, to be followed by a 24-hour walkout by pilots in Ireland and Portugal five days before Christmas. Christmas flights are "very important to our customers", O'Leary said in a statement. However, speaking to RTÉ News today , Impact spokesperson Bernard Harbor said that the union wanted to meet with Ryanair officials before the strike was called off.

by | December 16, 2017 | 19:14

The institutional investor held 2,704 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $382,000, down from 5,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Manning Napier Advsr Ltd Liability reported 0.25% stake. It increased, as 41 investors sold TWX shares while 376 reduced holdings. Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)'s ROE is 20.61%, while industry's is 18.5%.

by | December 16, 2017 | 11:36

On the economic front, the Consumer Price Index ( CPI ) for all urban consumers rose 0.4 percent in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, in line with market consensus, the U.S. In its justification for Wednesday's rate increase, which was widely expected by financial markets, the Fed's policy-setting committee cited "solid" economic growth and job gains.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:48

The agency has raised its forecast for total U.S. crude oil to 390,000 barrels a day for this year and 870,000 barrels a day for 2018, resulting in a worldwide surplus of 200,000 barrels a day in the first half of 2018, before reversing later in the year.

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:21

We need to add more #taxcuts for #workingclass parents especially those earning 20k- 50K", he wrote. Expanding the child tax credit could make the bill even more expensive, but Republicans have already shown willingness to set expiration dates for some of the tax cuts .

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:56

It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. Tahithromos Llc increased its stake in Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI ) by 18.26% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 72,859 shares. Invesco Limited owns 2.31 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:CBF) for 35,818 shares. Pnc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Teradyne, Inc.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:13

Should a joint employer relationship exist, the employers are held responsible, both individually and jointly, to the employee for compliance with employment related statutes such as FMLA requirements and wage and hour laws. "The board's 2015 decision created an impossible scenario where one business could unfairly and improperly be held accountable for the actions of another business", said NRF senior vice president David French.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:18

Cash donations are accepted at any of The Salvation Army's red kettles during the remaining days before Christmas . Kalgoorlie-Boulder Salvation Army captain Mark Schatz said every year the organisation asked all the schools to participate in the annual appeal and O'Connor Primary was one of the schools which excelled at it.

by | December 15, 2017 | 20:54

A category that mostly includes online shopping rose 2.5 percent in a sign of the continuing dominance of e-commerce. According to The Wall Street Journal , economists had predicted only a 0.3 percent increase in sales for November. Some business owners say they feel a boost because of a stronger labor market, noticing higher foot traffic that indicates consumers are feeling more confident.

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:07

The projected travel volume is an increase of 3.1 percent nationally and 3.6 percent in OH, and marks the ninth consecutive year of year-end holiday travel growth. The current national average is $2.44, which is 22 cents more than a year ago. Holiday airfares are 20 percent cheaper than previous year, AAA said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:59

At the time, it was believed that Synaptics was talking about Samsung. Moorhead's comments come after the touchpad maker Synaptics announced on Tuesday that it had made a fingerprint scanner that would work beneath a phone's display, and that the tech was already in "mass production" with a top five smartphone maker.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:41

USA prosecutors have charged a NY woman with laundering more than $85,000 in fraudulently obtained money through Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to help ISIS terrorist group. Though the indictment unsealed today makes no mention of the involvement of bitcoin directly, the office said in a press release that the funds she sent overseas - totaling more than $150,000 - were sourced in part from credit cards for which she fraudulently applied.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:10

Ryanair has made a dramatic U-turn and agreed to recognise pilots' unions for the first time in its history, after it was threatened with a potentially-crippling strike just days before Christmas. Ryanair shares fell 1.4 percent to 16.17 euros at 10:02 a.m.in Dublin, giving a market value of 19 billion euros ($22 billion). "We wish to remove any worry or concern that they may be disrupted by pilot industrial action next week", he said on Friday (15 December).

by | December 15, 2017 | 11:00

Crude inventories fell 5.1 million barrels in the week to December 8, compared with analysts' expectations for an decrease of 3.8 million barrels. They are now 111 mb above the five-year average. "On our current outlook, 2018 may not necessarily be a happy New Year for those who would like to see a tighter market", the Paris-based IEA, which advises most major economies on energy policy, said in the report.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:41

The flares were fired "in close proximity" to the Russian aircraft and the USA pilots also radioed the Russians multiple times on an emergency channel telling them to leave, the Pentagon said. Pickart said Russian jets fly into US airspace in the de-confliction area 6 to 8 times per day. Last month, the U.S. and Russian Federation agreed to stay on opposite sides of a 45-mile stretch along the Euphrates River to avoid accidents in the skies as they both conduct bombing runs on ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 17:08

Disney first approached Rupert Murdoch several weeks ago to propose buying Fox's television and movie studio, 22 regional sports networks, a stake in Hulu and global television assets, but talks stalled. Right now Disney's the only company trying to purchase Fox - the studio's rival, Comcast, dropped out of the competition back on Monday. For Disney, Sky would provide greater worldwide reach and yet another over-the-top streaming service.

by | December 14, 2017 | 16:26

But the IEA left global oil demand growth outlook unchanged 1.5 million bpd this year and at 1.3 million bpd next year. As a result, an initiative by OPEC and Russian Federation to clear a global oil glut by cutting production - previously seen succeeding in the third quarter of 2018 - will take effect more slowly.

by | December 14, 2017 | 15:03

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive in charge of user growth, refuses to be a user of the social network giant that he helped create. He also implied that early Facebook employees didn't do enough to stem "unforeseen consequences" of abuse on the platform.

by | December 14, 2017 | 14:45

Shareholders in 21st Century Fox will now receive 0.27 Disney shares for each share they hold, giving Murdoch and his family a holing of less than five per cent in the enlarged family. Disney CEO said: "We're honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we're excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our ...

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:41

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 54 cents at $57.68 a barrel. On Wednesday morning, its operator said it was still considering fix options and reiterated that any repairs would take several weeks. API data". An early morning rally Tuesday was spoiled, meanwhile, by an estimate from the U.S. Energy Information Administration that total U.S.

by | December 14, 2017 | 12:18

Unemployment in this age group was up by 8,000 over the quarter, while the number with a job fell by 32,000. Rates remained unchanged in Babergh, down 20 to 400 (0.8%), Forest Heath, down 10 to 285 (0.7%), Ipswich, also down 10 to 1,700 (2.0%), and Mid Suffolk, unchanged at 440 (0.7%), while in St Edmundsbury a fall of 20 to 760 saw the local rate dip 0.1 to 1.1%.

by | December 13, 2017 | 23:19

But the Salvation Army needs 5-7,000 toys to fill the need for families this holiday season. Volunteers have been helping to sort and organize the gifts, and on Thursday they'll be distributed to the families. "She said I'm insane for being here so early but loves me for coming in early to get a spot in line". "Last year, I made a decision to give it a swing, and when I did, I fell in love with it", he explained.

by | December 13, 2017 | 22:38

US prosecutors in 2012 said that in February 2008, Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money". At the same time the UK's Financial Conduct Authority appointed Cherkasky in a similar role on its behalf and HSBC said he would "continue in that capacity for a period of time at the FCA's discretion".

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:48

Good news all round for the sport of boxing and the heavyweight division - which seems to be really thriving again with competition all over the world. And after being cleared to fight in 2018, Fury has now sent an absolutely brilliant Instagram message to Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, to try and push for a fight.

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:28

He also stated that he never would have purchased NFL season tickets for the Saints had he known that the players would be protesting the national anthem. "After a team meeting we chose to kneel as one BEFORE the anthem was played and STAND united as one DURING the anthem", Ingram wrote. Instead of blaming the fans for their behavior, Dargna told The Advocate , "the Saints created that behavior by condoning it".

by | December 13, 2017 | 21:02

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2.18. World Asset Management Inc now owns 13,485 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $456,000 after buying an additional 342 shares during the last quarter.

by | December 13, 2017 | 20:56

USA producer prices posted the biggest annual gain in six years in November, a possible sign that inflation is picking up steam after weakness through the first half of the year. The year-over-year rate for core prices dropped to 1.7%, following a rise to 1.8% in October. However, the central bank is expected to boost a key interest rate for a third time this year at its meeting this week.

by | December 13, 2017 | 20:43

In September, Toshiba agreed to sell its NAND flash-memory manufacturing unit to a group led by USA private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC for about $18 billion. Western Digital argued that Toshiba needed its approval, and in September, it said that it meant to file an injunction to block the sale. The Western Digital-Toshiba settlement extends the companies' NAND joint venture investments to December 31, 2027 and beyond.

by | December 13, 2017 | 20:24

Evans then returned to his vehicle and gave chase for a short distance until Kays was able to escape. State police said Kays returned to his home on Huston Drive; Jeffersonville City Police Department and the Clark County Sheriff's Department took him into custody.

by | December 13, 2017 | 19:58

Target Corp .is paying $550 million to acquire grocery delivery startup Shipt Inc ., moving to match services that have been rolled out by rivals Amazon .com Inc. The company said the deal, expected to close by year-end, won't affect its financial results in the short term, but would spur online growth a bit further out.