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Ending VAT-free shopping 'will hit UK tourism and 2020-09-20 19:10:32Plan to end VAT-free shopping for international visitors could cost 70,000 jobs, say retail and travel firms.

Coronavirus: UK firms voluntarily return £215m in furlough 2020-09-20 19:10:11Over 80,000 firms have returned furlough scheme payments they did not need or took in error.

WeChat: Judge blocks US attempts to ban downloads 2020-09-20 15:03:43The ban on the Chinese-owned messaging and payments apps was to come in on Sunday night.

FinCEN Files: HSBC moved Ponzi scheme millions despite 2020-09-20 13:00:10The transfers took place after officials were told of the $80m fraud, the secret files reveal.

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce considers tapping investors for £2.5bn 2020-09-20 07:05:51The jet engine-maker is reportedly in talks with sovereign wealth funds to raise money.

Gore-Tex: Inventor of waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies 2020-09-20 05:54:48Robert W. Gore's invention has been used in space suits, guitar strings and waterproof jackets.

TikTok: Trump says Oracle deal for video app 2020-09-20 02:44:38The president says the bid by Oracle and Walmart would protect the data of TikTok users in the US.

‘Another lockdown would be disastrous for our business’ 2020-09-18 17:03:40Restaurants and pubs are concerned new coronavirus restrictions could spell the end of their businesses.

TikTok and WeChat: US to ban app downloads 2020-09-18 15:45:13The ban on downloading the apps in the US takes effect on Sunday unless President Trump intervenes.

Liam Fox still in running for WTO chief 2020-09-18 10:20:43The ex-international trade secretary is in the final five for World Trade Organization job.

Jo Malone denounces her former brand's John Boyega 2020-09-18 07:00:40The British perfumer says removing actor John Boyega from his own advert was "utterly despicable".

UK DIY sales soar but clothing stores fall 2020-09-18 06:28:15The amount of retail sales continued to climb in August, but some sectors are still struggling.

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Fed expects to keep rates near zero through 2020-09-16 14:35:30The central bank shed more light on its pledge not to raise interest rates until prices begin to rise more rapidly.

Businesses reject Trump payroll tax plan while postponing 2020-09-15 04:30:58Tens of thousands have taken advantage of provisions allowing employers to punt their payroll tax bills into next year and beyond.

25 years wiped out in 25 weeks: Pandemic 2020-09-14 23:00:00Progress on global health and the worldwide economy has regressed, Gates Foundation report finds.

Trump and Pence try a messaging reboot on 2020-09-07 17:23:39After months of setbacks amid Covid-19, the White House used Labor Day to focus on worker resilience and tout pre-pandemic conditions.

‘A tale of 2 recessions’: As rich Americans 2020-09-07 07:00:53The trend is on track to exacerbate dramatic wealth and income gaps in the U.S., where divides are already wider than any other nation in the G-7.

Trump’s rebound story meets mounting bankruptcies 2020-09-03 04:30:12It won’t exactly be an October surprise, but it could still be a shock: a wave of business failures hitting during the campaign season.

Trudeau's plan to revive Canada — and his 2020-09-01 19:55:07Canada’s prime minister is building a Covid-19 recovery plan he hopes will "change the future" — and turn the page for his Liberal Party

Trump tries to dance around a devastating backdrop 2020-08-31 04:30:42Despite unemployment above 10 percent and millions of jobs vaporized, Trump is running on his economic record before the pandemic.

Economy hurting after Congress fails to act on 2020-08-24 10:42:45"When you have $60 billion less going to families," former U.S. Treasury economist Ernie Tedeschi told POLITICO, "that means that there's going to

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Amazon gears up for festive season as Jeff New! 2020-09-22 09:09:00Amazon said that hundreds of thousands of its customers from Tier I, II and III cities have switched to the Hindi interface even as its adoption has g

India’s biggest film city in Noida! UP CM New! 2020-09-22 09:04:00UP is the birthplace of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna, and it is also where Ganga and Yamuna merge, he said.

Indians earn 30% more now than six years New! 2020-09-22 08:38:00Per capita income in India rose 30 per cent from Rs 72,805 in FY15 to Rs 94,954 in FY19.

Tracking your expenses could unlock a lot more New! 2020-09-22 08:20:00While some of you might be particular about keeping a check on your spending, others may find the process unnecessary and futile. But for good reason,

BrandWagon Conclave 2020: How brands can leverage micro New! 2020-09-22 07:47:00Marketers need to be there in the moment, be useful and relevant to the needs of the consumers, and be quick in responding

Delayed payments: Pending MSME dues in August declined New! 2020-09-22 07:45:00Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Government buyers are liable to pay MSMEs within 45 days of the acceptance of the order from MSMEs even as complaints ma

Compliance iNBOX to simplify compliance management; to help New! 2020-09-22 07:39:00To help companies with legal compliance, Boston Financial Advisory Group and Avanze Tech Labs have in a joint venture launched Compliance iNBOX which

Akali Dal split official! Dhindsas move Election Commission New! 2020-09-22 07:29:18Two rebel heavyweight leaders — Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and his son Parminder Singh Dhindsa — have approached the Election Commission for re

Bearish sentiments to affect IPOs? Here’s why Angel New! 2020-09-22 06:56:58Despite bearish market sentiments, subscription figures of the IPO of Angel Broking have not slowed down. On the very first day before market closing,

Getting a fresh health insurance cover? Do this New! 2020-09-22 06:53:00These top-up and super top-up plans work as supplementary health plans, especially for policyholders that only hold an employer's health plan as well

BrandWagon Conclave 2020: How advertising industry is on New! 2020-09-22 06:51:39Brands have started to advertise again and categories such as ed-tech, online gaming, e-commerce among others seems to have upped their ad spends

Indices end in red for 4th day, Sensex New! 2020-09-22 06:50:00The top contributors to today's loss were RIL, Housing Development Finance Corporation, HDFC Bank, L&T, Axis Bank and Maruti Suzuki.


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