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Economia Ubisoft announces two new studios in Quebec
Author: 0 Ubisoft announces two new studios in Quebec

The announcement of this expansion will increase Ubisoft's investment to $9 billion, and see the workforce grow to 4,600 people. Mallat spoke about the expansion plans, saying that, 'With these direct investments in the ecosystem, Ubisoft is concretely participating in the development of specialised technological expertise, a long-term enabler of success for the Province of Quebec'.

Economia Canada trade deficit shrinks as strong Canadian dollar hits imports, exports
Author: 0 Canada trade deficit shrinks as strong Canadian dollar hits imports, exports

The foreign-trade gap in goods and services increased 0.3% from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted $43.69 billion in July, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. Trump, who argues that the United States has been disadvantaged in its dealings with trade partners, has ordered the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was signed in 1994 by the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Author: 0 FTSE 100 shrugs off North Korea fears

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Wednesday, but investors are expected to remain cautious amid tensions on the Korean peninsula and concerns that the Category 5 Hurricane Irma could hit the United States. Gold rose to near one-year highs, while the bond market rallied, with the 10-year yield hitting a near 10-month low on Tuesday, as investors sought safety amid uncertainties.

Economia Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I oppose abortion, even in cases of rape'
Author: 0 Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I oppose abortion, even in cases of rape'

He said his beliefs stemmed from his support of the teachings of the Catholic church. " Marriage is a sacrament and the view of what marriage is, is taken by the Church, not Parliament ". Of course, the law disagrees with Rees-Mogg and he conceded on the programme that it is "unlikely" to ever change. Committed Christian and former Liberal Democrat leader Farron was branded a bigot for refusing to say that gay sex was not a sin, and later stepped down citing he felt "torn between living ...

Economia Redrow plc (RDW) Given New GBX 740 Price Target at Peel Hunt
Author: 0 Redrow plc (RDW) Given New GBX 740 Price Target at Peel Hunt

Assetmark reported 628 shares stake. Meritage Portfolio Management decreased Prudential Financial Inc (PRU) stake by 4.39% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) on Monday, September 7 with "Outperform" rating.

Economia Students boycott classes over NEET
Author: 0 Students boycott classes over NEET

Anitha, daughter of a daily labourer, hailed from a village in Ariyalur district. The suicide has caused an uproar in Tamil Nadu and protests have broken out in several parts of the state. Central government should think about it and especially in the interest of Tamil Nadu students, they should cancel NEET or at least have it as per +2 syllabus", Dhinakaran said after meeting the bereaved family of Anitha here.

Economia Madonna in Portugal: Feeding pigs and fretting over FedEx
Author: 0 Madonna in Portugal: Feeding pigs and fretting over FedEx

The 59-year old global singing sensation recently moved to Portugal , where she is working on directing a film and making new music . "The energy of Portugal is so inspiring". "It's time to conquer the world from a different vantage point". She admits that her film drew inspiration from and, is in fact, an adaptation of " The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells " written by Andrew Sean Greer .

Economia Rathbone Brothers (LON:RAT) Broker Price Targets
Author: 0 Rathbone Brothers (LON:RAT) Broker Price Targets

The company has market cap of 375.10 million GBP. The Company's operating divisions include Industrial and Medical (Invibio Biomaterial Solutions). It has a 10.2 P/E ratio. Therefore 17% are positive. Panmure Gordon maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, April 11 report. 20/07/2017 - Rathbone Brothers had its "Equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays .

Economia Lego to slash 8% of workforce after sales drop in US, Europe
Author: 0 Lego to slash 8% of workforce after sales drop in US, Europe

Lego said some of its best-performing toys for the period included Lego City, Lego Friends and Lego Technic, as well as products linked to the hit Lego Batman film. The toymaker bounced back under Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, who championed the licensing strategy before stepping aside to assume the role of chairman. Knudstorp explains "We will find more opportunities to engage with kids and parents, including innovative ways to blend physical building and digital experiences, such as our successful ...

Economia United Kingdom looking at all measures to pressure North Korea: PM May's spokeswoman
Author: 0 United Kingdom looking at all measures to pressure North Korea: PM May's spokeswoman

It set off alarms in Japan as it passed over the northern island of Hokkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean after a flight of 14 minutes. Pyongyang in turn threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the USA territory of Guam. Trump said in his statement that "threatening and destabilizing actions only increase the North Korean regime's isolation in the region and among all nations of the world".

Economia James Harden to Donate $1 Million for Hurricane Harvey Relief
Author: 0 James Harden to Donate $1 Million for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Recovery efforts have been underway for quite a few days across Texas and neighbouring state of Louisiana, however many areas are still inundated by floodwaters. It was his second trip to Texas in a week, and this time his first order of business was to meet with those affected by the record-setting rainfall and flooding.

Economia China bans all initial coin offerings pending review
Author: 0 China bans all initial coin offerings pending review

China is seeking to strengthen its financial regulations just as it is strengthening its control of citizens' access to the internet ahead of the 19th Party Congress next month, at which significant changes to China's ruling Communist Party are expected.

Economia Wheat Groups Urge Administration Not to Withdraw from KORUS
Author: 0 Wheat Groups Urge Administration Not to Withdraw from KORUS

The Director of the International Trade Division of the Alabama Department of Commerce, Hilda Lockhart, says Alabama would certainly feel a negative impact if the trade deal is scuttled. The American Farm Bureau Federation has said, even though KORUS has not resulted in the increase in USA exports to Korea that were anticipated, KORUS has stabilized the market for US farm exports.

Economia UTC buying Rockwell Collins for $32b
Author: 0 UTC buying Rockwell Collins for $32b

United Technologies will pay $140 a share in cash and stock, and Rockwell shareholders will get $93.33 a share in cash and the remaining $46.67 in United Technologies stock, in a deal approved by both boards. The ex-dividend date was set for Thursday the 10th of August 2017. It plans to continue a dividend program representing a payout of 35 percent to 40 percent of its profit.

Economia IPL Rights: Inside Star India's high-stakes poker
Author: 0 IPL Rights: Inside Star India's high-stakes poker

Whatever math Star India must have done to win these rights, across digital and television, for India and rest of the world, the total amount it has paid is eye-popping. In May, Facebook entered an agreement with America's Major Baseball League to live-stream 20 games this season. For comparison, the IPL is going to be getting United States dollars 508 Million a year as per the media rights deal.

Economia Apple expected to unveil the iPhone 8 in September
Author: 0 Apple expected to unveil the iPhone 8 in September

From 2 Years We Are waiting for iPhone 8 and finally The Leaks Comes From Apple That Confirm That iPhone 8 To be launch In September. However, we also need to mention that there's one more reason why Apple doesn't want to iPhone 8 to ship with 32GB of storage space and that's because it will lower the device's price down.

Economia Sports Direct independent shareholders back under-fire chairman's reappointment
Author: 0 Sports Direct independent shareholders back under-fire chairman's reappointment

The annual shareholders' meeting of Sports Direct SPD.L has concluded with the firm saying the results of investor votes will be announced through the Regulatory News Service (RNS) later on Wednesday. This means Hellawell received support from 81% of total shareholders. He said: "We say causal workers, you say zero-hours contracts". Just over a dozen investors were understood to have attended the gathering in person to be greeted by a Unite union-organised demonstration over working ...

Economia SC stays Allahabad NCLT order declaring Jaypee as insolvent
Author: 0 SC stays Allahabad NCLT order declaring Jaypee as insolvent

IDBI Bank moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday against its day-old order that put on hold National Company Law Tribunal's ( NCLT ) directive to initiate insolvency proceedings against Jaypee Infratech on the bank's plea. This may leave "unsecured creditors" - individual flat buyers who have invested money for a roof above their heads - in the lurch. Singhvi mentioned before the apex court, also comprising Justices Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar , that the stay by NCLT's August 9 order ...

Economia European court says workplace surveillance must not violate workers' privacy
Author: 0 European court says workplace surveillance must not violate workers' privacy

On Tuesday, Europe's top human rights court ruled that employers snooping on their employee's electronic communications violates the right to privacy . Bărbulescu's awareness of the possibility of monitoring had been raised when he had been "warned that he should not use company resources for personal purpose" and when he received the email regarding his colleague's dismissal, which came shortly before disciplinary proceedings were opened against him, the court said.

Economia Texas Refiners Work on Harvey Recovery as More Storms Loom
Author: 0 Texas Refiners Work on Harvey Recovery as More Storms Loom

DOE said the Colonial Pipeline-serving the East Coast-continues to ship as much gasoline and refined products as available from Louisiana-based refineries and other refineries on the Colonial system east of Lake Charles, Louisiana. European gasoline refining margins dropped by almost a fifth on Monday. Valero Energy Corp. returned two Texas facilities to pre-storm rates, Citgo Petroleum Corp.

Economia Facebook Offer $100m+ For Legal Music Rights
Author: 0 Facebook Offer $100m+ For Legal Music Rights

As the law now stands, those featuring music in video uploads in which Facebook doesn't have rights to are in violation, as well as the site itself. A deal could be a win win for both sides, as music owners won't have to continuously ask Facebook to take infringing content down, and Facebook won't have to deal with legal issues over hosting content it doesn't have the rights to use.

Economia Harvey serves as reminder to get flood insurance
Author: 0 Harvey serves as reminder to get flood insurance

Sadly, most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage . Homeowners must purchase flood insurance if they're in a high-risk flood zone and have a federally-insured mortgage. If you're in a low-risk zone, you can get a flood insurance policy for relatively cheap. "Part of it is just education, we're seeing now with the events that we saw with Sandy in NY and now of course, Harvey in Texas that everywhere is vulnerable to flooding and in fact there have been flooding ...

Economia Bell Pottinger loses clients and staff in wake of South Africa scandal
Author: 0 Bell Pottinger loses clients and staff in wake of South Africa scandal

A day after the British PR industry's trade body expelled the company for at least five years over its work for the powerful Gupta family, banking group HSBC became the first big-name client to confirm it was dropping the PR firm. An office building containing the London headquarters of the PR company Bell Pottinger is seen behind an entrance to an underground train station in London, September 5, 2017.

Economia Ryanair changes luggage allowances to cut flight delays
Author: 0 Ryanair changes luggage allowances to cut flight delays

Ryanair spokesman Kenny Jacobs said the reduced fees would cost the airline more than €50 million per year in reduced checked bag fees. Basically because people have been taking the p*ss and causing delays by "repeatedly flouting" the rule and bringing larger bags on board, leaving no room in the overhead compartments for normal-sized bags to fit and therefore causing delays as staff try to fit stuff in.