Stories about Markets

Feb 22 2017

Restaurant Brands adds Popeyes to Tim Hortons and Burger King

The parent of Tim Hortons and Burger King has bought the chicken and biscuits chain known as Popeyes. Recent reports have suggested that Restaurant Brands was looking a...

Feb 22 2017

Melbourne plane crash that killed five blamed on 'catastrophic engine failure'

Police believe the plane was bound for Tasmania's King Island, which is known for its golf courses. The incident happened at around 9am local time at the airport, which...

Feb 22 2017

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350 mn after data breaches

Verizon Executive VP Marni Walden wrote, "We have always believed this acquisition makes strategic sense". The new purchase price is United States dollars 4.48 billio...

Feb 22 2017

#ByeByeBaoBao: Panda cub Bao Bao set to leave today for China

She won't be watching movies on an iPad, but a stash of bamboo snacks, apples and sweet potatoes will keep her occupied. Any panda cubs born overseas, like Bao Bao, are...

Feb 22 2017

United Kingdom 10-Month Government Borrowing Requirement Declines 21

Ross Campbell, ICAEW public sector director, said: "Average net national debt is expected to grow to just under £2 trillion in the next five years and is the highest leve...

Feb 22 2017

CPAC Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos Speech

In his tweet, Schlapp said of the reason for inviting Yiannopoulos in the first place: "We initially extended the invitation knowing that the free speech issue on colle...

Feb 22 2017

Egypt may join oil production limiting agreement - OPEC Secretary

State oil firm Saudi Aramco has stakes in more than 5 million bpd of refining capacity at home and overseas, placing it among the global leaders in making oil products. T...

Feb 22 2017

Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument vandalized in Washington, DC

Park Police officials said the messages aren't considered a hate crime but that the perpetrator could face vandalism charges. The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Monum...

Feb 22 2017

Unilever shares drop on Kraft withdrawal

Amid a broad retreat by a whole roster of traditional CPG companies, and rapid consolidation in a no-growth industry, the No. 5 player in global packaged food, Kraft Hein...

Feb 21 2017

Arms trade hits highest level since Cold War

Saudi Arabia, which leads a military intervention in Yemen, became the second biggest buyer of arms , followed by the United Arab Emirates, China, and Algeria, the stu...

Feb 21 2017

Senators eye new sanctions against Iran

Iran's foreign minister mocked being " put on notice " in a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump and said his country is focused on building Persian Gulf alliances. He m...

Feb 20 2017

MK Stalin, DMK MLAs detained while protesting at Marina Beach

Tamil Nadu's opposition party, the DMK, will vote against chief minister E Palaniswami's government in tomorrow's (February 17) trust vote, the party's working president ...

Feb 19 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte gave players last-minute warning over FA Cup pitfalls

The last time Wolves and Chelsea met in the FA Cup was in Round 6 in 1993/94, which saw the Blues win thanks to a Gavin Peacock goal. Antonio Conte made seven changes...

Feb 19 2017

Third suspect arrested in Malaysia over Kim brother's murder

The man is believed to be the boyfriend of the second suspect, a woman with an Indonesian passport who was arrested on Thursday morning. He also accused Malaysia of "coll...

Feb 19 2017

GST Council has cleared draft compensation law: Jaitley

The council will approve its C-GST, I-GST and S-GST laws at its next meetings and after that there will be another major meeting to approve a structure for putting goods ...

Feb 18 2017

Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16 percent: Pentagon official

Muilenburg were clearly publicly releasable information", Bogdan said . "Most important we are going to have a great product from both Boeing and Lockheed", President ...

Feb 18 2017

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) COO Sells $800124.00 in Stock

NYSE is measured to be 4.47% in conjunction with the 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 20.49%. EPS growth in past five years was 41.80% while EPS growth in next five years...

Feb 18 2017

Unilever surges on Kraft Heinz's $143bn takeover bid

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) plunged -4.19% with the closing price of $87.28. This would significantly expand and diversify Kraft Heinz's product assortment, whic...

Feb 18 2017

Trump to talk jobs in visit to SC Boeing plant

Workers at aircraft manufacturer Boeing's North Charleston , S.C. facility have voted against union representation - a stinging setback for organized labor. "That's fi...

Feb 18 2017

Oil prices rise moderately on hopes for more cuts from OPEC

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down 37 cents, or 0.73 percent, at $52.83 per barrel. At the end of the week, oilfield services firm Baker Hughes will give...