Tag archive for ‘up’
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...

By subhadip On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Bank of England’s Carney faces up to pressure from prices and politics

Two of the biggest bugbears for any central banker – political pressure and an impending surge in inflation – now loom larger over Bank of England Governor Mark Carney than at any time since he took More...

By subhadip On Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Business rate rise to push up cost of broadband, BT says

BT has condemned “excessive” new business rates, which it says will push up the cost of broadband services. The charges start from 1 April 2017 and will increase BT’s annual valuation fourfold, More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Tourism ‘will hold up’ after Brexit

Tourism in the UK will “hold up well” in 2016 after the Brexit vote but fewer jobs than expected will be created in the longer term, executives have said. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Euro zone business growth picks up slightly on German lead – PMI

Aug 3 Euro zone business activity expanded a touch faster than thought last month, with the region appearing to have so far largely shrugged off Britain’s vote in late June to quit the European Union, a survey More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Next says no big Brexit impact so far as sales pick up

Next, one of Britain’s biggest clothing retailers, reported a pick up in sales in its second quarter and said it had not seen a big impact on demand so far from Britain’s vote to leave the European More...