British economy to grow faster than eurozone, predicts IMF

The International Monetary Fund in its projections predicted that the British economy is set to outpace the eurozone in the first two years after Brexi

BoJo likely to approve use of Huawei tech in the UK's new 5G network

Former prime minister Theresa May's national security adviser, Sir Mark Lyall Grant has said that PM Boris Johnson is likely to approve the use of Huawei technology in the UK's new 5G network, going against the pleas of the US government

ICICI moves HC to claw back Kochhar’s bonuses

The ICICI Bank has approached the Bombay high court seeking to bring the “termination of appointment” of Chanda Kochhar as its MD and CEO into effect, and also sought recovery of various amounts from her

Amazon to create one million jobs by 2025

E-commerce giant Amazon said it will create a million new jobs by 2025. The announcement came a day after commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal played down the Seattle-based company’s $ 1-billion investment in India as “not doing a favour...

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

Looking beneath the bonnet

Last week I was offered a commercial deal, shop and uppers as they are known.This property has a beauty salon, with two flats above it.It’s producing a return of £36K, giving a yield of 6.5%.

Buying & Selling Money

Currently, many 5 year fixed BTL rates are below 2%; but this week they are expected to increase. They still represent excellent value, together with security. Rarely do these two attributes go together, but you have them now.

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