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Priyanka Chopra Deletes Holocaust Memorial Selfies After Being Told Off By Twitter

Priyanka Chopra at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin (Courtesy: RiverdaleCWFans) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Priyanka was trolled for posting selfies from the Holocaust Memorial Twitter has given her a stern lesson in appropriate respectful behaviour Priyanka was in Berlin to promote Baywatch   Actress Priyanka Chopra offended two separate sets of folks with two separate sets of social media posts while ... Read More »

Large-scale solar industry takes off as 12 new plants secure finance

Broken Hill solar farm. Twelve new plants awarded grants by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency are now in the pipeline. Photograph: Josh Wall/Guardian Australia Australia’s large-scale solar industry now appears to be on solid ground, with all 12 plants recently awarded grant funding by the Australian Renewable EnergyAgency reaching “financial close” this month. That means they are fully financed and ... Read More »

Five ways the Trump economy is off to a record-setting pace

Cash has been flowing fast and free in the nascent Donald Trumppresidency, even if some of the economic data points haven’t caught up yet. Several measures indicate record activity in the days since the Republican captured the nation’s highest office in November. Mergers and acquisitions have been in a frenzy, companies have been rushing to market with massive amounts of ... Read More »

Shenzhen-Hong Kong trading scheme kicks off

Investors in Hong Kong can buy stocks on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and vice-versa from today, following the official launch of the Shenzhen – Hong Kong trading link. The link was supposed to launch at the end of last year, but was delayed due to Chinese market volatility. Shenzhen has been promoted as a hub for technology and its stock ... Read More »

Donald Trump presidency fears wipe £22bn off FTSE 100

More than £22 billion was wiped off the FTSE 100 on Monday morning as the index was dragged down by supermarket stocks and renewed fears of a Trump presidency ahead of the first US presidential debate. The UK’s premier market fell more than 83 points or 1.2 per cent to around 6826, with only a handful of stocks in positive territory. Sterling also ... Read More »

Bank of England to cut key rate August 4, hold off on QE for now – Reuters poll

The Bank of England is almost certain to cut benchmark borrowing costs when it sets policy on Aug. 4, but a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll said it would hold off for now on restarting its asset purchase programme. Britons voted in a June 23 referendum to leave the European Union, a shock outcome that roiled financial ... Read More »

Monarch butterflies rebounding but population still well off highs

North America’s monarch butterflies are on a rebound and the number of the plucky orange and black creatures, which gather in Mexico before flying north to Canada, could soon stand at around 150 million, a new survey showed on Friday. The survey from the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico is the second this month to show the numbers on the ... Read More »