An increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) which takes place on 1 October amounts to a “raid” on consumers, the industry says.
Succinct Summations for the week ending September 30th 2016 Positives: 1. S&P 500 rose 3.5%, the 14th gain in the past 15 quarters. 2. Jobless claims came in at 254k, the 4-week moving average is down to 256k. 3.New home sales came in at an annualized 609k, above the 59k expected. 4. Consumer confidence came in…
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Wall Street equity analysts sure are a gloomy lot these days. Based on the average estimate of forecasters surveyed by Bloomberg, they expect the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to finish the year 1 percent lower than yesterday’s close. This is noteworthy because it’s so out of character. Most of the time —82 percent during…
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The closure of companies in Saudi Arabia has left thousands of Indian workers without jobs.
BT condemns “excessive” new business rates, which it says will push up the cost of broadband services.
Import restrictions in Zimbabwe have seen traders resort to smuggling in goods over the border.
Pinewood Studios, which opened its gates in 1936 to compete with Hollywood, is celebrating 80 years of filmmaking.
The BBC’s Theo Leggett has been taking a look at some of the car manufacturers’ latest electric concepts at the Paris Motor Show.
Colm O’Regan looks at the implications of Brexit for Irish workers who cross the border on their daily commute.