Monthly Archives: May 2016

U.S. jobless claims fall more than expected last week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, moving back to near cycle lows as the labor markets remain healthy and the economy regains momentum after stumbling in the first quarter....

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This summer promises to be a miserable one for business travellers

THIS time last year, Gulliver made a joke that it must nearly be summer because the French air traffic controllers (ATCs) were on strike. Disruption over Gallic skies is as sure a sign of the changing seasons as a sight of the first returning swallows....

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Cartel or talking shop? OPEC awaits Saudi ruling

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - For those seeking guidance on Saudi Arabia's thinking regarding the future of OPEC, the last few weeks' agenda of the new Saudi energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, might offer a few clues.

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New rules should boost cross-border ecommerce in Europe

The European Commission has proposed new ecommerce rules which should help European consumers and companies benefit from the Digital Single Market. The plan consists of three measures: tackling geoblocking, making cross-border parcel delivery more affordable and efficient and promoting customer trust. Europe is going for a Digital Single Market, which Continue reading

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Why Are 10 Million Moms Missing From the Workplace?

Technology makes it possible for young mothers to care for their families and keep their careers moving forward but only if employers realize the advantages of helping them do so.

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BRIEF-Court declares bankruptcy of Volgaburmash

* Says that Arbitration Court of Samara region has declared company insolvent and launched receivership for a six-month period Source text - http://bit.ly/1sABCYa

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Wall Street hits ‘pause’ after two-day surge

(Reuters) - Wall Street treaded water on Thursday following two days of strong gains as advancing utilities offset declines in materials, banks and other cyclical industries.

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French Senate decides not to pursue SocGen CEO over 2012 tax testimony

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Senate Committee decided on Thursday not to pursue Societe Generale Chief Executive Frederic Oudea over allegations the bank chief misled France's upper house of parliament in 2012 regarding the French bank's activities in P...

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Singapore ex-BSI wealth manager stays in remand as prosecutor challenging bail

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A former Singapore wealth manager of troubled Swiss private bank BSI Bank will remain in remand of white-collar police after the state prosecutor said it is challenging a court's decision on Thursday to grant him bail of S$600,000...

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