• MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move
MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

The research arm of AmInvestment Bank Bhd (AmInvestment Bank) said because the initial weighting of China's stocks on the index is only at 0.73 per cent, this could indicate that China's dilutive impact on other emerging markets , including Malaysia, is fairly muted.

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  • Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit
Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

On the first day of the two-day European Union summit, May will address the other 27 leaders and describe "principles" of her plan. "The Brexit goalposts have been moved", Khan said in a statement, adding that single market access should be ensured at least for the transition period during which Britain extracts itself from the EU.

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  • UK police seeking missing attack victim find body in river
UK police seeking missing attack victim find body in river

He was not charged, but local police monitored him carefully and tipped off Britain when he subsequently moved to London . Collina said she knew her son was being radicalized [sic], but she didn't know exactly what to do about it, though she stops short of taking the blame.

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The area recently became a battleground as pro-regime forces repeatedly attempted to enter the 55-kilometer deconfliction zone that encircles the base, each time eliciting a swift and brutal response from U.S. "I'm confident that we are still communicating between our operations centre and the Russian Federation's operations centre". The past 4...

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  • Amazon unveils a 'try before you buy' clothing plan
Amazon unveils a 'try before you buy' clothing plan

There are almost one million eligible items in this virtual closet, from designers including Calvin Klein , Levi's and Adidas. Fashion subscription services of all stripes are abundant, led by such businesses as Stitch Fix and Fabletics, but none is in Amazon's league, size-wise.

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  • Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact
Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

Whole Foods did not respond to requests for comment, b ut an Amazon spokesman said in a statement that the company has "no plans to use no-checkout technology to automate the jobs of cashiers at Whole Foods and no job reductions are planned".

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  • Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House
Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House

Prime Wardrobe is similar to other "box" services, like Stitch Fix and Trunk Club , that let users sample items, generally picked by an algorithm. after taking market share from Target Corp. and several department stores, according to a research note published by Morgan Stanley in April. It's clear that Prime Wardrobe aims to be somewhere...

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  • Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence
Fed raises rates, unveils balance sheet cuts in sign of confidence

This would reduce its holdings of Treasury and mortgage-backed bonds, which they acquired in the wake of the financial crisis to support economic growth. The S&P 500 dipped 0.1 percent or 2.43 points to finish the session at 2,437.92 and the Nasdaq edged lower by 0.41 percent or 25.48 points to end at 6,194.89.

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  • House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank
House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. Democratic lawmakers overwhelmingly oppose the GOP's repeal bill. They were created to prevent financial institutions from acting in an irresponsible manner and prevent another global economic crash. It heightened bank capital requirements and bank stress tests. "I used to be a small-town bank attorney ...

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  • Dow Jones, S&P Stocks Close at Record Highs on Strong Tech Performance
Dow Jones, S&P Stocks Close at Record Highs on Strong Tech Performance

U.S. government bonds weakened, with the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note rising to 2.174%, according to Tradeweb, from 2.157% Friday. BUYOUT BOOST: PerkinElmer, which sells testing equipment and scientific instruments, jumped $3.68, or 5.8 percent, to $67.25 for one of the largest gains in the S&P 500 after it agreed to buy EURO...

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  • Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar
Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

It adds that it plans no job cuts as part of the deal. The move comes at a challenging time for grocers. Texas-based Whole Foods Market is engaged in the business of natural and organic foods supermarket. "Limited-assortment" grocers, such as Kettering's Trader Joe's - stores that typically sell private-label goods and less variety in gen...

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  • 'Cars 3' Zooms Ahead of 'Wonder Woman' With $53.5 Million Haul
'Cars 3' Zooms Ahead of 'Wonder Woman' With $53.5 Million Haul

Similary, shark thriller 47 Meters Down , starring Mandy Moore and Claire Holt, the first major title from independent distributor Entertainment Studios, is now swimming toward the $10 million range, ahead of intitial projections of about $6 million.

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  • Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup
Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

Hit the crossbar in the first half in the build-up to Portugal's disallowed goal. Cristiano Ronaldo fails to attend a post-match press conference following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , as questions continue to mount over his Real Madrid future.

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  • Church news for June 17, 2017
Church news for June 17, 2017

For information, call George Goodwin, 501-467-5775. Hymn Singing , 7 p.m., Eternal Baptist Church , 623 Thomas Road, Madison Heights. Trinity Church of the Living God will have an appreciation service at 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Elder Donna Myles, Community Missionary Baptist Church , Dallas. Pastor Linster Strayhorn and United Missionary Ba...

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  • Konta eases into maiden home final
Konta eases into maiden home final

Konta can not match that feat but her on-court tennis is hugely impressive and the 26-year-old was leading 6-2, 3-0 against fellow Brit Moore when her opponent was forced to quit by injury. The 20-year-old Vekic came through a close encounter with former Roland Garros finalist Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), after two hours and 50 minut...

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  • Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos
Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

Customers expressed their dismay on social media, calling the potential acquisition "brand suicide" and threatening to never shop at Bonobos again if it's acquired by Walmart . According to Macquarie Research, Amazon already accounts for 50% of all consumer retail spending online, and with its Whole Foods acquisition Amazon seems to be aiming ...

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  • Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The FBI and local law enforcement officials say they haven't identified a motive for the shooting. The New York Post obtained footage taken with a camera phone of the shootout between Capitol Police officers and the gunman who opened fire on a GOP Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning.

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  • French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament
French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Turnout was estimated at less than 49 percent, a record low for modern France . While Macron and Merkel have both demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the European Union and Merkel strongly applauded Macron's election, they are likely to differ over Macron's desire for E.U.

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  • Google faces record-breaking €1bn-plus European Union fine in antitrust probe
Google faces record-breaking €1bn-plus European Union fine in antitrust probe

In July a year ago, the commission had reiterated its belief that the search giant had "abused its dominant position by systematically favoring its comparison shopping service in its search result pages". This is denied by the commission. The EU competition authority accused Google in April 2015 of distorting internet search results to favour i...

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  • DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May
DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

May's botched election gamble cost her Conservative Party its majority in the 650-seat parliament last week, weakening her hand just days before talks with the European Union on a divorce that has to be agreed before an exit due in March 2019, Reuters reported.

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