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Celebrate and Buy at National Farmers Market Week Aug 6 to 12

It’s National Farmers Market Week this week, from August 6 to 12, 2017. Last Thursday U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed the Proclamation designating this week as “National Farmers Market Week.”  This is the 18th year the U.S. Department of Agriculture has supported National Farmers Market Week. The goal of National Farmers Market Week is to encourage families to purchase from farmers ... Read More »

Government To Launch National Data Repository On June 28

New Delhi: The government will next week launch India’s maiden National Data Repository (NDR) that will assimilate, preserve and upkeep country’s vast sedimentary data for future use in oil and gas exploration and production. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will on June 28 launch the NDR, which will aid India to switch over to an open ... Read More »

National Treasury still has a chance to save the economy

As SA grapples with three bruising downgrades to its sovereign credit rating, an economy in recession and increasing political uncertainty, National Treasury can play its role in lifting the country from the economic malaise. This is the view of Nedbank’s senior economist Nicky Weimar, who said to avoid further damage in terms of further downgrades by S&P Global Ratings, Fitch ... Read More »

Punjab National Bank Cuts Lending Rates For Select Maturities

Punjab National Bank has trimmed the marginal cost based lending rates by 0.05 per cent. New Delhi: State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) has cut marginal cost based lending rates by 0.05 per cent for select maturities to be effective from next month. “The bank has reduced marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) with effect from June 1, 2017,” ... Read More »