China says will step up fiscal spending this year to support economy

China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday.

A Chinese online retailer is giving Myntra a run for its money in India

Shein and other Chinese apps are also gaining traction.

John Bogle, champion of the small investor – obituary

John Bogle, who has died aged 89, was a pioneer and popular champion of low-cost fund products for the American retail investor.

Pro-Brexit Dyson to relocate head offices to tax haven Singapore after Brexit

The company has already said it will manufacture its new cars in Singapore rather than the UK.

Wanda Nara delivers Mauro Icardi transfer update as Real Madrid and Chelsea eye star

WANDA NARA has revealed contract talks between Mauro Icardi and Inter Milan are yet to be booked in.

May the Dog Force Be With You: Golden Retrievers Pose for Photos

There are innumerable fans of the Star Wars universe, humming the theme from the films we've watched so many times along with their canine friends. Many dogs owners even go to great lengths to dress up their pets in fancy clothes so they look like Storm Troopers and Darth Vader!

Orangutan bites zoo volunteer, detaches her thumb

TOLEDO, Ohio — A zoo in Ohio says one of its volunteer’s thumbs became detached when an orangutan reached through a barrier and bit her arm. The Toledo zoo says the volunteer’s injuries…

BOJ cuts inflation view, keeps stimulus as risks to economy heighten

The Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecasts on Wednesday and warned of rising risks to the economy from faltering global demand, further pushing back policymakers' years-long efforts to foster ...

Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides

The decision, with the court's five conservative justices prevailing over its four liberals, granted the Trump administration's request to put on hold injunctions issued by federal judges against enforcement of the policy while a challenge to its legality continues in lower courts. The court

LA teachers approve contract deal to end strike

Teachers' union says 'supermajority' of its 30,000 members back tentative agreement reached with school officials.

Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady and cuts inflation forecast

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Wednesday and cut its price projections, bolstering market views it is in no position to rush an exit from its massive stimulus programme, despite the costs of prolonged easing.

Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina elected to Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera, the legendary ex-New York Yankees closer, reached the hallowed 100-percent mark, beating Ken Griffey Jr.’s record of 99.32 percent.

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