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TORONTO - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Baring Private Equity Asia have signed a deal to take Nord Anglia Education private in a transaction that values the international school company
The projected cost of a new traffic circle on the University of Mississippi's Oxford campus has ballooned from $800,000 to $2.5 million.              
Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan’s national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7025 AZN/USD for April 26, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) said on April 25.
The number of apartments and houses put up for sale fell in the first quarter of this year by 30 percent compared to the same period of last year, and in Bucharest this figure stood at 35 percent, sai
Mucho Tequila & Tacos is out and Muddy Waters is in as the owners of the downtown restaurant are changing the menu and the name. Mucho Tequila & Tacos owners Beacon Hill Group are handing the kitchen
WASHINGTON - Fresh off slapping a duty on Canadian lumber, President Donald Trump is now making threats about dairy as the northern neighbour has suddenly, unexpectedly, become his No. 1 target for cr
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices accelerated at a faster pace than expected in February, supported by a low inventory of housing stock, a survey showed on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, “Pokemon Go” and January’s Women’s March among the winners of this year’s Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to
Great-West Lifeco Inc. plans to axe 13 per cent of its Canadian workforce over the next two years, including roughly 450 jobs in Winnipeg. Approximately 1,500 of the company’s 12,000 employees
The head of Amec Foster Wheeler, last month's target of Scottish energy services company Wood Group, said he was bracing for another rough year in energy.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — There’s just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he’s getting some help from the Tinder dating app. A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in April likely fell almost 2 percent from a year earlier, with consumer discounts remaining at levels high enough to threaten the industry's long-term health, indu
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homes prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price
French group Lactalis acquired Albalact following a procedure of withdrawal of the minority shareholders of Albalact. This procedure successfully completed the largest transaction of the past five yea
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland police say a man has been charged after a sexist slur was hurled at a TV reporter as she interviewed a city councillor. Sgt. Paul Didham of the Royal Newfoundland Cons
Tupperware Brands turned strong overseas sales into a 6 percent revenue increase for the first quarter and a boost in profits, the company reported Tuesday morning. Tupperware, the Orlando-based maker
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The chairman of Dutch paint-maker Akzo Nobel, Antony Burgmans, told shareholders at their annual meeting that the company is not yet ready to respond to a 26.9 billion takeover p
The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes hit Mississippi's northeast corner on Saturday.              
South African Airways has struck a deal with Hawaii’s largest and longest serving carrier, providing new, convenient flight options for travel between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern Africa.
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit as sales of its newest products, including a diabetes injection, more than doubled.
The South African Reserve Bank says its composite leading business cycle indicator increased by 1.1 percent on a month-to-month basis in February 2017.
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co on Tuesday expanded its savings target and said it now expected the decline in 2017 adjusted profit to be smaller than it previously forecast.
The Cypriot economy may have entered a stage of uncertainty affecting investors’ decision-making as reunification talks are about to break down, considerably limiting any prospect of the island being
McDonald's says a key sales figure rose in the first quarter, including in the flagship U.S. market where it has been promoting different sizes of Big Macs and drink deals. The world's largest burger
WWE Payback 2017 is headlined by Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman, and the result of the match could affect Brock Lesnar, the entire Raw roster and more going forward.
British energy company Petrofac said Tuesday it scored a multi-million dollar contract in part to help Iraq expand port facilities for the Persian Gulf.
All workers from public sector will see their salaries go up by 25 percent from January 1 2018, said the minister of Labor, Lia Olguta Vasilescu. Vasilescu said that currently the entire salary system
Romanian president Klaus Iohannis says that the Government should rather be interested in infrastructure development through the European funds absorption and less on „for whom we increase faster the
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald’s says new Big Mac sizes helped boost a key sales figure in the U.S., but that it’s still working on trying to attract more customers to its stores. The wo
(Reuters) - 3M Co , which makes Scotch tape and Post-it notes, reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised its 2017 profit forecast, helped by growth across its major businesses.
Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly returned to work Monday with his fervent delivery intact, though with a much lower profile.             
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar’s first-quarter adjusted profit handily topped expectations on Wall Street, and revenue climbed thanks to improved sales across its business segments. The constr
The “relief rally” by markets on the outcome of the first round of the French presidential elections makes it likely that the Government will get its planned sale of AIB shares away by ear
Dublin City Council has given a company backed by Denis O’Brien the go-ahead for a €50m luxury apartment plan in Donnybrook despite concerns from D4 residents.
CRH is expected to make another large-scale acquisition some time next year as its cash generation improves and debt levels continue to decline.
When IBM shareholders gather today, they’ll be asked to sign off on a $33 million (€30.4m) pay package for chief executive officer Ginni Rometty.
MONTREAL - Metro Inc. was able to increase its profit and beat analyst estimates for the second quarter, despite an overall decline in Canadian food prices. The Montreal-based grocery company (TSX:MR
Mike Jennings won acclaim for his restaurant Grenache in Walkden - now he's joining the team to launch Wood by MasterChef champ Simon Wood
The move escalates an economic battle among countries that have one of the friendliest relationships in the world             
Mr. Joe Mucheru, the ICT Ministry Cabinet Sectretary has urged the private sector to bolster investment in cybersecurity to curb the growing incidences of cybercrime targeting Kenya's digital economy.
Mr. Joe Mucheru, the ICT Ministry Cabinet Sectretary has urged the private sector to bolster investment in cybersecurity to curb the growing incidences of cybercrime targeting Kenya's digital economy.
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, building on a day-earlier rally as investors assessed quarterly earnings, while awaiting a major tax plan from President Donald Trump.
A former equity analyst made more than $37 000 in an hour investing in Vallourec a day before he published a recommendation raising the French company to “outperform.”
Realty firm Brigade Enterprises plans to raise up to Rs 500 crore through private placement of shares to institutional investors for future growth of the company.
The European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) for civilian security sector reform considers it expedient to establish an independent agency for the protection of witnesses in Ukraine. “At the momen
Vinod Khosla, the billionaire Sun Microsystems founder and venture capitalist, is today leading a $24.5 million financing of a whimsically named diagnostic company, Two Pore Guys, that he says could f
MONCTON, N.B. - Court is expected to hear more today about alleged labour code failings by the RCMP in relation to the 2014 shooting rampage that left three Mounties dead in Moncton, N.B. Crown attor
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit due to higher costs related to refranchising its North America bottling operations.
Real estate developer Immochan Romania plans to invest EUR 10 million in the development of five of its commercial galleries in Romania, said Ruxandra Bese, the company’s head of development, during t
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola’s sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business, and the world’s biggest beverage maker said it will trim 1,200 jobs starting later this yea
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola’s sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business and the company said Tuesday that it will cut costs further. The maker of Fanta, Sprite and Smartw
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. is reporting first-quarter earnings of $1.18 billion. The Atlanta company on Tuesday reported profit of 27 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and cost
VANCOUVER - Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TECK.B) had a big increase in first-quarter profits thanks to higher prices for its coal, copper and zinc but the company still fell short of analyst estimates due
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in the s
CNBC-TV18 learns from sources that the NHAI has made a fresh push to resolve disputes in the infrastructure sector. Ashpreet Sethi joins with the details.
Austrian company OMV, the main shareholder of Petrom, sued Romanian state at the International Trade Court from Paris in March, invoking a privatization contract breach regarding the recovery of envir
Given the increasing traffic congestion in cities, this is indeed a timely topic that affects citizens and businesses and raises many relevant issues, some of which are not self-evident and in fact, i
Given the increasing traffic congestion in cities, this is indeed a timely topic that affects citizens and businesses and raises many relevant issues, some of which are not self-evident and in fact, i
LONDON (Reuters) - Pollsters picked the two candidates to make it into next month's French presidential election run-off, going some way to restoring their reputation in financial markets before other
In Iran, apps have become a kind of loophole in the government's censorship policies. The post This App Lets Iranians Swipe Past Political Propaganda appeared first on WIRED.
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