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Sensex closes almost 1.5% higher as banks lead gains

Sensex closes almost 1.5% higher as banks lead gains

The index is headed for its first quarterly loss since late 2016 as the risk of faster USA rate rises and the specter of a trade war spooked investors who had enjoyed a multi-year bull run. Shanghai f...

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Shanghai exchange makes oil futures contract debut

Shanghai exchange makes oil futures contract debut

However, the contract will also come with quirks that traders used to London's Brent or U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) may find less appealing, including shorter business hours, unique Chinese tra...

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Remington: US gunmaker files for bankruptcy

Remington: US gunmaker files for bankruptcy

Although its financial troubles go back further, in recent months, the company has found itself on the losing end of a phenomenon in which higher gun sales are seen under Democratic presidents, as g...

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Facebook Runs UK, US Newspaper Ads Apologising for Data Scandal

Facebook Runs UK, US Newspaper Ads Apologising for Data Scandal

Ars Technica reported Facebook requested access to contacts, SMS data and call history on Android devices to improve its friend recommendation algorithm. The Facebook ads appeared in British newspa...

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Sanchez Breaks Silence On Man Utd Struggles

Sanchez Breaks Silence On Man Utd Struggles

With reports that Chilean superstar Alexis Sanchez regrets joining Manchester United , the club's highest earner has now opened up about his struggles since his controversial move in January. He kn...

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Uber may sell Southeast Asian business

Uber may sell Southeast Asian business

Uber sold its Southeast Asian business to rival Grab on Monday, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the U.S. firm's latest retreat from worldwide markets. Within So...

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Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads

Facebook apologises for data scandal in UK newspaper ads

We're now taking steps to make sure this doesn't happen again. If " you played Cow Clicker, even just once, I got enough of your personal data that, for years, I could have assembled a reasonably s...

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Dow plunges 700 points as Trump initiates trade war with China

Dow plunges 700 points as Trump initiates trade war with China

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 724.42 points, or 2.93%, slipping to 23,957.89. The S&P 500 index skidded 2.5 percent to 2,643.69. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 2.1 percent Fri...

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Sixteen times more plastic than previously estimated

Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Sixteen times more plastic than previously estimated

Using a combination of drag netting and visual surveys from boats and an aeroplane, they estimated the patch is 1.6 million square kilometres in area - nearly the same size as Queensland . Ocean Clea...

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Hundreds rally in Rockford's March For Our Lives event

Hundreds rally in Rockford's March For Our Lives event

Humphrey, who was visiting Washington with his family for spring break, said he owns guns for target shooting and hunting and uses them responsibly. "If we aren't too young to live in fear, then we'...

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Akash Ambani to marry diamantaire Russel Mehta's daughter Shloka: Details

Akash Ambani to marry diamantaire Russel Mehta's daughter Shloka: Details

Akash and Shloka have been childhood friends and the Mehta family has been close to the Ambani's too. Sources said the two families and close friends gathered at a plush five-star resort in Goa yest...

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First non-stop Australia to London flight touches down

First non-stop Australia to London flight touches down

The UK's longest non-stop regular passenger flight will set off back for Perth at 1.15pm on Sunday. The historic Qantas flight QF9, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with more than 230 passengers and crew...

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Andy King: I can't see Gareth Bale's goalscoring record being broken

Andy King: I can't see Gareth Bale's goalscoring record being broken

Sam Vokes also scored with an assist from Andy King , but it was a Bale pass that allowed Wales to get into a risky position. Real Madrid star Bale achieved a personal milestone as the hat...

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Galaxy Entertainment buys US$927.5 million stake in Wynn Resorts

Galaxy Entertainment buys US$927.5 million stake in Wynn Resorts

It has underperformed by 40.34% the S&P500. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc increased its stake in Wynn Resorts Ltd (WYNN ) by 1.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ca...

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Ukrainian parliament greenlights MP Savchenko's arrest

Ukrainian parliament greenlights MP Savchenko's arrest

The Verkhovna Rada regulations committee has found the prosecutor general's recommendation to the parliament to consent to the prosecution, detention, and arrest of independent parliamentarian Nadiia ...

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The Tiaa Fsb Reduces Position in Boeing (BA)

The Tiaa Fsb Reduces Position in Boeing (BA)

OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) has risen 51.57% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Group One Trading Lp increased its stake in Dollar Gen Cor...

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British watchdog granted warrant to search Cambridge Analytica

British watchdog granted warrant to search Cambridge Analytica

Recent revelations about using individual data from Facebook without users' consent to influence USA presidential elections in 2016 has put UK-based Cambridge Analytica under fire. But in 2014, it wou...

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Scott Walker to Hold Special Elections

Scott Walker to Hold Special Elections

She also argued that constituents in the districts are deprived of representation by legislators, and that legislative staff persons who are now assigned to the offices can not be adequate substitutes...

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USA stocks slip as trade war rhetoric escalates

USA stocks slip as trade war rhetoric escalates

The S&P's financial sector was the S&P's biggest percentage loser, at 3 percent, after a volatile session in which it was whip-sawed by volatile US Treasury yields. US markets fell swiftly earlier thi...

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'Apology Not Enough', Britain Says Facebook Must Go Further In Data Scandal

'Apology Not Enough', Britain Says Facebook Must Go Further In Data Scandal

Users affected by apps that have misused their data will be informed. The social media giant is also mulling to reward people who find vulnerabilities by expanding its "bug bounty programme". Comp...

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Amazon Patent Imagines A Drone That Recognizes Hand Signals

Amazon Patent Imagines A Drone That Recognizes Hand Signals

Issued earlier this week, Amazon's new USPTO patent describes a drone which responds to gestures - e.g. a thumbs up or waving arms. Thanks to this technology, "the human receiver will be able to...

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Nike's (NKE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Nike's (NKE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

When the RSI reading is between 30 and 0, the security is supposed to be oversold and ready for an upward correction. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno stated it has 1.53% in NIKE, Inc . CCI...

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Here's who's tipped to fill in for Ant on Saturday Night Takeaway

Here's who's tipped to fill in for Ant on Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant has revealed he is going back to rehab for treatment and is dropping his work commitments, which includes presenting Takeaway , Britain's Got Talent in the spring and possibly I'm a Celebrity ...

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Colony Group LLC Purchases 73 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Colony Group LLC Purchases 73 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Yangtze River Port and Logistics Limited (OTCMKTS:YERR) has 0.00% since March 23, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Amazon .com, Inc. FBR Capital maintained Sterling Bancorp (NY...

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Centre asks six questions to controversial data mining firm Cambridge Analytica

Centre asks six questions to controversial data mining firm Cambridge Analytica

Elizabeth Denham, head of the ICO, sought the warrant after a whistleblower revealed Cambridge Analytica had harvested the private information of millions of Facebook users to support Donald Tru...

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