Cake Box report strong annual sales growth

Specialist retailer of fresh cream cakes, Cake Box Holdings plc has announced a trading update for the full year ended March 31, 2019.

Dividend income for holders of UK shares jumps to record £19.7bn

Data tracked by Link Asset Services reveal dividends paid to holders of UK shares jumped to a record high in the first three months of the year, putting investors on track for £100 bn in payouts this year

Huge demand drives UK liquor exports to India

The UK Department of International Trade has pegged a 49.2 per cent increase in the export of Scotch whisky, gin, and other UK drinks to India in the last year ending February 2019.

India needs to focus on exports: World Bank economist

World Bank Chief Economist for the South Asia Region, Hans Timmer said that India's economic growth in recent years has been "too much" driven by domestic demand and its exports were about one third of its potential

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.

Hidden in plain sight

I recently met a property trader/developer. He’s been around for decades, and he is second, if not third, generation real estate family.

Sow & Reap : Exodus

Urbanisation is an increase in population in cities and towns from rural areas. Urbanisation began during the industrial revolution, when workers moved towards manufacturing hubs in cities to obtain jobs in factories, as agricultural jobs became...



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