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Markets 'GST rate on real estate not to impact property prices'
Author: 0 'GST rate on real estate not to impact property prices'

Medicaments, in general, attract 6% central excise duty and 5% Value-Added Tax. Proposed GST rate for smart phones is 12%. Thus, entertainment services shall suffer a lower tax incidence under GST. The entertainment tax has now been subsumed under the GST, and therefore only the taxes imposed by a municipality or panchayat on amusements and entertainments will stay.

Markets Walmart Is Looking to VR to Prep Workers for Black Friday
Author: 0 Walmart Is Looking to VR to Prep Workers for Black Friday

Walmart opened its first training academy a year ago. For example, a smarthome vendor could train employees at a store on how to work its products via VR. Associates who have gone through VR training retain what they've learned in those situations better than those who haven't, reported Beth Harris, Walmart spokeswoman.

Author: 0 Power surge at British Airways data center causes flight chaos

Terry Page, 28, from London, arrived at Heathrow's Terminal 5 to scenes of chaos at the weekend and, like many passengers, subsequently found his bags were missing when he arrived at his destination - Texas' Fort Worth airport . Most companies use redundant systems in multiple locations to ensure they don't have such issues, and a big company like BA getting knocked out for days by a simple power outage seems unfathomable.

Author: 0 Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal

Front month Brent crude fell 2.75% in May to $50.31, logging its fifth consecutive month of declines. The global oil market reacted Wednesday to the news that Libya , one of the major oil producers in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), was increasing its crude output to 827,000 barrels per day.

Author: 0 Burning Stock on the move: Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI)

Baker Hughes Inc now has $23.47 billion valuation. The company had a trading volume of 1,071,285 shares. About 367,104 shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since June 2, 2016 and is downtrending. Finally, Trust Co. of Vermont increased its stake in Baker Hughes by 21.5% in the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Baker Hughes during the third quarter worth $1,411,000.

Author: 0 US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

The latest figures also showed wage growth stuck at a relatively sluggish 2.5% though, more positively, the unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3%. But because most of its positions are entry-level jobs geared for younger workers, the company has been able to pay them in part through bonuses rather than hourly raises.

Author: 0 Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

The White House and Mr Nunes have alleged that former Democratic President Barack Obama's administration eavesdropped on Trump's campaign, an assertion that Mr Comey has disputed and current United States officials dismiss as absurd. "There is no substance to this, so the only way to look at it is as an attempt to distract the headlines and the public from Comey's public testimony and Mueller's investigation, both of which are serious", said one of the USA officials familiar with the ...

Markets Harley recalls bikes; oil line can detach and cause crash
Author: 0 Harley recalls bikes; oil line can detach and cause crash

Cantillon Capital Management Llc sold 192,598 shares as Harley Davidson Inc ( HOG)'s stock declined 7.57%. This represents a $1.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.74%. HOG's profit will be $243.35 million for 9.63 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. The company says it has nine reports of oil lines coming off. Therefore 18% are positive.

Markets Sell-Side Research on Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Sterling Bancorp (STL)
Author: 0 Sell-Side Research on Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Sterling Bancorp (STL)

It has outperformed by 30.64% the S&P500. The stock of Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) is a huge mover today! About 1.19 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 160 shares in its portfolio. Natixis Asset Management holds 10,313 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Kistler invested in 0.01% or 1,220 shares.

Markets Exelon Threatens To Close Three Mile Island, Blaming Pa.
Author: 0 Exelon Threatens To Close Three Mile Island, Blaming Pa.

While the levels of radioactivity released were relatively low and caused no significant health impacts on the public or the plant's workers, the ensuing nuclear disaster was the worst to ever occur in the USA before or since. In that case, Exelon announced the closure of the Clinton and Quad Cities stations, only to reverse the decision once the legislation received the necessary support .

Author: 0 Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

Louis team to reach their first Stanley Cup Final . Both scored at crucial times in each win - Guentzel in Game 1 and Wilson in Game 2 . Penguins' Sidney Crosby , right, passed the puck to Guentzel. Nashville may be home , but the Penguins have history on their side. They managed only two shots on goal over those attempts. Sullivan calls it the ability to "win games different ways", but what happened in Game 1 seems borderline impossible.

Author: 0 $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

The latest battle over the hot-button Dakota Access Pipeline has nothing to do with oil or water. North Dakota has six terminals in the Bakken in the counties of Mountrail, Williams and McKenzie, and several pipeline companies have either already tied-in to Dakota Access, or have tie-ins underway.

Author: 0 May jobs report: 4 things to know

Non-farm payrolls probably increased by 185,000 jobs last month, according to a Reuters survey of economists, after surging 211,000 in April . The Labor Department is set to report Friday on hiring and unemployment in May. The stronger ADP number on Thursday now has many thinking Friday's more important US non-farm jobs number could be a miss to the upside, too. The UK's FTSE 100 Index rose 0.3 per cent, Germany's DAX Index added 0.4 per cent, while France's CAC40 Index gained 0.7 per cent.

Author: 0 Sunrise Resources Plc (SRES) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities

St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) has been given a consensus rating of "Buy" by the fifteen research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Shares of Old Mutual plc (LON:OML) traded up 0.71722% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 194.33887. AZN's profit will be $1.11 billion for 19.89 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality.

Markets EA Announces Need for Speed Payback
Author: 0 EA Announces Need for Speed Payback

Need for Speed Payback will be set in Fortune Valley, where players will head and run with three different characters, united against The House - a criminal cartel that runs casinos, gangs and even the police. EA has revealed that the new entry in the Need for Speed series will be called Need for Speed Payback , and is hitting stores on November 10. According to the game's executive producer, Marcus Nilsson, this new approach is created to capture the team's "vision for what action ...

Markets Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

England are yet to announce a replacement for Woakes , but in the meantime, Liam Plunkett says he is ready to take on the responsibility of bowling at the death after stepping into his injured team-mate's role against Bangladesh . Root needed painkillers after appearing to strain his calf when playing a pull shot on 59. "I must not have eaten well enough (yesterday morning)".

Markets Donald Trump says US will abandon global climate accord
Author: 0 Donald Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

The former vice-president is well-known for his ecological activism, with his 1992 book Earth In The Balance in 1992 and starring in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, which focused on his efforts to promote awareness of climate change and global warming.

Author: 0 Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

China has overtaken the U.S.in transitioning to renewable energy, generating a fifth of its electricity from renewable sources. But the official said there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final.