18.4.2019 10:05 am
British retail sales rose far more than expected in March, official data showed Thursday, despite political uncertainty over Brexit and turmoil for department stores.
Total sales increased by 1.1 percent compared to February, when they rose 0.6 percent, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement.
Crippling regulations, no recourse and only empty election promises by political parties prevent small business from boosting the economy.
Jet Airways shares plunged more than 32 percent on Thursday, hours after the Indian carrier’s final flight landed following a decision to ground its entire fleet.
The zero-VAT rating had no effect on the food budget of the poor, who had to fork out more due to the increased VAT charged on other foods.
It is claimed that the increase would make chicken 32% more expensive, but the SA Poultry Association says imports are getting harder to compete with.
Swiss food giant Nestle said Thursday its sales have climbed, boosted by recent acquisitions including the right to market Starbucks coffee products in supermarkets around the world.
Pinterest on Wednesday announced it would price its initial public offering at $19 a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said Wednesday.
Asian markets fell Thursday as investors in most countries wound down going into the long Easter break, with positive comments on the China-US trade talks and healthy Chinese growth unable to fire buying activity.
A no-deal Brexit would deal a severe blow to the economy of Britain’s Falkland Islands which is heavily dependent on squid exports — and to Galicia in Spain where almost all of the molluscs are sent.
Canada’s transport minister on Wednesday called for pilots to get flight simulator training to learn how to use new software on the troubled Boeing 737 MAX, saying US-suggested computer tutorials are not enough.
The chairman of the top US telecoms regulator on Wednesday announced his opposition to allowing China Mobile to operate in the United States, citing risks to American national security.
Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announced a freeze in the price of basic goods and public services on Wednesday in a bid to limit the impact of spiralling inflation that could hamper his re-election hopes in October.
At least 15,000 Amcu members downed tools on November 21, 2018 at Sibanye’s gold operations of Driefontein, Kloof, and Beatrix mines.
The US economy has been chugging along, expanding at a “slight-to-moderate pace” but labor shortages and trade uncertainty continue to weigh on the outlook, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.