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Bank holidays: Three-day closure this week in some cities

NEW DELHI: All commercial banks in India will remain closed for 2-3 days this week due to bank holidays. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar, banks were closed today on account of Bakri Id or Id-ul-Zuha. Again on Thursday, banks will be shut on account of Independence Day and Rakshabandhan festival. In most cities, banks will be open ... Read More »

When is the next bank holiday in 2017? All the public holidays and long weekends coming up in the UK

THERE’S nothing like a three-day weekend boost the mood, and there are still a few bank holidays on the horizon. Whether you’re planning a long weekend away or just craving an extra lie-in – here’s the lowdown on the rest of 2017’s bank holidays. GETTY IMAGES 2 If a bank holiday falls on a weekend, it will normally be shifted to the ... Read More »

Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch slump on unhappy holidays

Shares in two of America’s largest clothing retailers plunged on Friday following disappointing third quarter sales and a downbeat forecast for the crucial holiday shopping season. Gap shares sank by 13.1% after a seventh consecutive quarter of falling revenue and warned that fewer people were visiting stores. Abercrombie & Fitch’s stock fell 13.9% on a poor sales and a weak ... Read More »