Tag archive for ‘up’
By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Older people to get help to downsize and free up family homes

Theresa May’s government will use its flagship housing strategy to make it easier for older people to move into smaller homes, which could free up larger properties for families. A policy to incentivise more More...

By subhadip On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Snapchat owner worth up to $25bn despite making losses

Snap, owner of the Snapchat messaging app popular with teenagers, is to sell its shares on the US stock market. The California-based tech firm, which allows users to send images and messages that vanish within More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

India: agencies predict 30% drop in students going to Aus due to bank back up

Implementation of the new policy and introducing new ₹500 and ₹2,000 bank notes into circulation has put a strain on banks resulting in delays in processing education bank loans for overseas study. The backlog More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

House price inflation picking up again, ONS says

House price inflation picked up to 6.7% in the year to the end of November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In October, the figure had fallen to 6.4%, having previously peaked at 9.3% in More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Apple is setting up shop in Samsung territory

Apple is moving into arch rival Samsung’s backyard. The U.S. tech giant announced plans on Friday to open its first retail outlet in South Korea. The store will be located in Seoul, which is also Samsung’s More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017

House price inflation picks up with Luton the 2016 hotspot, Halifax says

A town best known for its airport, Vauxhall vans, and as the home of Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, was the UK’s property hotspot last year, according to the UK’s largest mortgage lender. Luton saw More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Oil turns up as focus shifts to pledge to cut production over build in stocks

Oil futures on Thursday traded higher, after seesawing throughout much of the session, as investors wrestled with U.S. government data that revealed a drop in weekly crude supplies, but a larger-than-hoped jump More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Dollar, stocks up on upbeat data; oil falls

The U.S. dollar touched a 14-year high boosted by strong data, while upbeat figures out of China and Europe lifted debt yields and major stock markets got off to a higher start in the new year. Crude oil gave up More...

By subhadip On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

6 ways to speed up your Wi-Fi at home

Rarely do I meet anybody who is completely satisfied with their home Wi-Fi. For all the technological developments we have made since the days when getting on the internet meant sitting through a dial-up connection, More...

By subhadip On Friday, November 11th, 2016

Petrobras racks up massive losses due to write-offs

Brazil’s state oil giant Petrobras has reported a massive loss for the third quarter of its financial year. Analysts had been expecting the firm to make a profit, but instead it lost 16bn reais ($4.8bn; £3.86bn). Petrobras More...