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Business IndiGo Q4 profit drops 73% to Rs 118 crore on surging costs
Author: 0 IndiGo Q4 profit drops 73% to Rs 118 crore on surging costs

The carrier, which last week announced the sudden departure of its President and Whole Time Director Aditya Ghosh , had a PAT of Rs 440.31 crore in the year-ago period. "Having said this, we continue to look at long haul opportunity without Air India". IndiGo operated a fleet of 159 aircraft including 32 A320neos and 6 ATRs in the quarter, an increase of six aircraft during the quarter and operated a peak of 1.086 daily flights, including global operations during the quarter.

Business BlackRock Emerging Markets ETF Sees Most Withdrawals Since 2016
Author: 0 BlackRock Emerging Markets ETF Sees Most Withdrawals Since 2016

Technical stock analysts may use a combination of different time periods in order to figure out the history of the equity and where it may be headed in the future. Truepoint Inc. now owns 4,051,012 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock valued at $4,051,000 after acquiring an additional 3,960,193 shares in the last quarter.

Business Apple Watch Credited With Saving a Man's Life
Author: 0 Apple Watch Credited With Saving a Man's Life

There are many stories where Apple Watch has become the life saviour of people. It wasn't like she was running around. Thanks to Apple wearable, it has notified her when the heart rate was beating higher than the usual. "It was something underlying that we didn't know", Recktenwald's father said to CBS News . The medical professionals there even told him that his watch had saved his life.

Business FAA issues directive on fan-blade inspections
Author: 0 FAA issues directive on fan-blade inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently adopted an airworthiness directive requiring initial and repetitive inspections of CFM56-7B engine fan blades on the concave and convex sides of the fan blade dovetail. The fan blades were subjected to visual and fluorescent penetrant inspection, a dye test, which would not have spotted fatigue within the blade. The accident touched off a scramble to inspect similar equipment.

Business $1 settlement for black men arrested in Starbucks
Author: 0 $1 settlement for black men arrested in Starbucks

They said they were waiting for somebody who was meeting them at the coffee shop. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement, "I am pleased to have resolved the potential claims against the city in this productive manner", adding that the men first proposed the idea to Philly officials "in an attempt to make something positive come of this".

Business Xerox CEO, board will stay after deal with Icahn expires
Author: 0 Xerox CEO, board will stay after deal with Icahn expires

At 8 p.m. ET on Thursday night, the settlement agreement we entered into with Xerox and a unanimous Xerox board earlier this week expired without the Xerox board permitting the agreement to take effect, once again intentionally violating their fiduciary duties to Xerox shareholders by pursuing their own brazen self-interest.

Business Unemployment is below 4% for the first time since 2000
Author: 0 Unemployment is below 4% for the first time since 2000

Job growth accelerated in April, cutting the nation's jobless rate as US employers added 164,000 jobs compared to the revised 135,000 in March. Federal Reserve officials are likely to look beyond the modest wage gains and stick to a path of gradual interest-rate hikes, while economists generally see the data as in line with a solid U.S.jobs picture that supports an eventual acceleration in wage growth.

Business Waymo Self-Driving Vehicle Involved In Accident In Chandler
Author: 0 Waymo Self-Driving Vehicle Involved In Accident In Chandler

A Waymo vehicle in autonomous mode was struck by another driver during what appeared to be a head-on collision in Chandler. Its driver reportedly sustained minor injuries. I've contacted the Chandler police department for more information. When Ducey took the first ride in a driverless auto in December 2016, it was a Waymo vehicle.

Business S'pore-KL route is world's busiest global air link
Author: 0 S'pore-KL route is world's busiest global air link

Regional Sales Director Japan-Asia Pacific for OAG, Mayur Patel said the robust expansion of air passenger travel across the Asia Pacific region and the fierce competition between carriers, it is unsurprising that 14 of the world's busiest 20 routes, including 8 of the top 10, are between pairs of Asian cities.

Business Air France-KLM staff chaos allows IAG to fly ahead
Author: 0 Air France-KLM staff chaos allows IAG to fly ahead

IAG had last month bought a 4.6% stake in Norwegian with a view to starting takeover discussions but it said on Friday that it had been unable to reach agreement and was "currently considering its options" over the airline. However, the news of the rejected takeover sent shares in the Oslo-listed company down eight per cent. The jump in IAG's quarterly profit was boosted by favorable currency moves, plus higher ticket prices and better sales, helped by strong demand on its lucrative ...

Business Berkshire Hathaway drops IBM
Author: 0 Berkshire Hathaway drops IBM

Up to Thursday's close, Apple stock had risen more than 5% since Berkshire disclosed on 14 February that it had raised its stake in the Cupertino, California-based company. Apple said it will start a new share recapture its dispensation of $100 billion following the record revenue and profit numbers. Retailers and most other groups of stocks also were higher.

Business Robert Mueller Floated Subpoenaing President Trump in Russia Investigation, Lawyer Says
Author: 0 Robert Mueller Floated Subpoenaing President Trump in Russia Investigation, Lawyer Says

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani , who joined Trump's legal efforts late last month, told the Washington Post this week that Trump would only agree to a limited, 2-3 hour interview. The President's comments arrive at a time of heightened scrutiny over whether he and his legal team will participate in an interview with the special counsel as part of the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

Business Joe Tsai on FY2018 Earnings, New Retail and Growth Prospects
Author: 0 Joe Tsai on FY2018 Earnings, New Retail and Growth Prospects

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Business Fed holds rates steady as inflation nears target
Author: 0 Fed holds rates steady as inflation nears target

Reserve Bank of Australia releases its quarterly update of growth and inflation forecasts on Friday. It downplayed a recent slowdown in economic and job growth, saying the activity had been expanding at a moderate rate and job gains, on average, had been strong in recent months.

Business HSBC Q1 profit misses estimate, unveils $2 billion new share buyback
Author: 0 HSBC Q1 profit misses estimate, unveils $2 billion new share buyback

Reported operating expenses climbed 13 per cent year-on-year to $9.4bn, thanks to costs related to the bank's expansion and the provision for the expected U.S. It came as HSBC announced first-quarter revenue and profit that largely matched analysts' expectations. Friday's results underwhelmed investors and HSBC shares fell 2.5 per cent in early London trading to 703.7p.

Business Philadelphia Airport Employee Stabbed to Death By Co-worker Inside Terminal
Author: 0 Philadelphia Airport Employee Stabbed to Death By Co-worker Inside Terminal

Frontier Airlines has so far declined to comment on the case. "One of the males in the breakroom turned the light out". Authorities have not recovered the weapon , but believe it was a box cutter, according to the report. Richard Oliver III, a Frontier spokesman, referred all questions to the police at this time. "We have reached out to WFS to assist them in any way possible as they deal with this incident".

Business Amtrak, SEPTA Service Interrupted Due To Derailment
Author: 0 Amtrak, SEPTA Service Interrupted Due To Derailment

According to spokesman Jonathan Glass, the Norfolk train was heading from Birdsboro in Berks County to Edgemoor, Del., around 11:30 p.m. when the last two cars derailed with the last vehicle tipping on its side and losing some of its cargo.

Business Disappointing Q4 results, global cues suppress Indian equity indices
Author: 0 Disappointing Q4 results, global cues suppress Indian equity indices

Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty went down by 38.40 or 0.36% at 10,679.65 with 36 components registering drop. At 9.25 am, the BSE Sensex was trading 72 points, or 0.21 per cent, lower at 35,030.97. "Back home, results and upcoming state election will give near term direction". Major laggards were Asian Paints, Sun Pharma, Wipro, Infosys , Coal India, RIL, NTPC, Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank, Maruti Suzuki, Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, and HDFC, falling up to 2 percent.

Business March trade deficit falls as exports hit record high
Author: 0 March trade deficit falls as exports hit record high

The U.S. trade deficit in goods with Mexico was the largest on record in March, while the U.S. trade surplus in goods with the United Kingdom hit a record high. While Canada's trade deficit increases and overall economy wobbles, our Southern neighbor has rapidly shrunk their deficit and grown their market bringing with it new investments and jobs.

Business Boy Scouts to Officially Drop 'Boy' From Name to Welcome Girls
Author: 0 Boy Scouts to Officially Drop 'Boy' From Name to Welcome Girls

Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh explained that the non-profit has sought a name that could evoke the past while making girls feel welcome as well. Charles Mead is the director of marketing and public relations for the Capitol Area Boy Scouts. "Three older boys in the boy scouts, and I have one younger boy in the cub scouts", Thomas said.

Business Flipkart undertakes $350 million buyback ahead of Walmart deal
Author: 0 Flipkart undertakes $350 million buyback ahead of Walmart deal

With Walmart buying Flipkart, Amazon will be in competition now with Walmart in India. The exit talks have started in the last 3-4 days and the final decision will be taken in over the next one week as Flipkart and Walmart decide on the contours of the board, according to an ET report .

Business Xerox CEO Quits as Shareholders Settle Claims Over Merger
Author: 0 Xerox CEO Quits as Shareholders Settle Claims Over Merger

The billionaire also claimed Xerox made a secret deal in 2001 allowing Fujifilm to exit the Fuji Xerox joint venture if Xerox were taken over by any investor other than the Japanese firm. Deason said he and Icahn would support Visentin, if he is elected CEO. There's a major shakeup at Xerox in the wake of the recent fight over the control and direction of the company by two major investors.

Author: 0 James's Place plc (LON:STJ) Weekly Ratings on May 3, 2018

Northern Trust Corp holds 0% in IMI plc (LON:IMI) or 31,697 shares. On Monday, April 23 Numis Securities maintained SSP Group plc (LON:SSPG) with "Add" rating. On Thursday, March 22 the rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 1. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy" on Thursday, February 1.

Business Ex-Volkswagen CEO charged for role in diesel emission scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Volkswagen CEO charged for role in diesel emission scandal

Winterkorn's indictment brings the USA criminal case to the uppermost levels of Volkswagen, which pleaded guilty past year to lying to American environmental regulators about emission control systems. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of using a so-called "defeat device" on its 2.0-liter turbodiesel. One Italian citizen, a former Audi manager, is in Germany awaiting extradition.

Business 'No excise duty cut on fuels for now'
Author: 0 'No excise duty cut on fuels for now'

Prices of petrol and diesel have remained unchanged at Rs 74.63 and Rs 65.93 per litre, respectively, at Indian Oil filling stations in Delhi since Tuesday through Sunday, even though worldwide fuel rates and the currency fluctuated every day.

Business Time to Reconsider YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM) After Achieving 52-Week High?
Author: 0 Time to Reconsider YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM) After Achieving 52-Week High?

Ghp Invest Advsrs Inc has invested 0.03% in YUM! NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW)'s earnings per share has been growing at a -19.9 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -5 percent. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock . The stock returned 3.04% last month which was maintained at 6.85% this year.

Business Pentagon Bans Sale of ZTE, Huawei Phones on Military Bases
Author: 0 Pentagon Bans Sale of ZTE, Huawei Phones on Military Bases

The directive to remove the devices from shelves was issued on April 25. "Huawei and ZTE devices may pose an unacceptable risk to [the department's] personnel, information and mission", he said in a statement. The Pentagon is also evaluating whether a military-wide advisory regarding the purchase or use of the devices is necessary. "Our company is actively preparing related documents to apply for an export permit to ZTE", MediaTek said in a recent stock exchange filing.

Business Claraphi Advisory Network LLC Bought New Holding in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
Author: 0 Claraphi Advisory Network LLC Bought New Holding in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Also, the number of investment professionals holding Bank Of The Ozarks Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 6 to 5 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 7 Reduced: 10 Increased: 18 New Position: 16. During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.94. It's down -0.19, from 2.19 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 94 investors sold MRK shares while 631 reduced holdings.

Business Sony has cashed in 50% of its Spotify shares, generating around $750m
Author: 0 Sony has cashed in 50% of its Spotify shares, generating around $750m

That's compared to Wall Street's estimates of $1.4 billion in revenue and an adjusted EPS loss of $0.34. Investors didn't want to hear it, with shares trading down 9 percent to $153.80 a share in after-hours trading. Total paid subscribers jumped 4 million from the end of 2017 to 75 million - a 45% YoY increase. Morningstar analyst Ali Mogharabi said Spotify appears to be discounting many full-price music subscriptions and extending the length of free-trial plans to convert free, ...