• Ping An Bank Ranks 46th on Top 1000 World Banks

    Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.


  • Does Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (LON:AFM) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

    Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...


  • 2 California counties, once defiant, see virus cases rise

    At a bus stop in Yuba City, Ron Starkey sat on a concrete wall watching videos on his phone, a white face mask tightly folded in his right hand. Sutter County, where Starkey lives, was one of the first places in California to more broadly reopen its economy. It and neighboring Yuba County defied Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order to let restaurants, hair salons, gyms and a shopping mall reopen in early May.


  • No regrets: wounded Hong Kong police vow to keep enforcing law

    Nine months ago he was burned by corrosive liquid hurled during anti-government protests, but Hong Kong police officer Ling says he has no regrets and remains devoted to being a law enforcer. Officers like Ling have formed the spear tip of Beijing's pushback against huge and often violent pro-democracy protests in the restless finance hub. Now the police have been given expanded powers under a sweeping new national security law imposed by Beijing that aims to crush the democracy movement once and for all.


  • Revenue Downgrade: Here's What Analysts Forecast For Dart Group PLC (LON:DTG)

    Market forces rained on the parade of Dart Group PLC (LON:DTG) shareholders today, when the analysts downgraded their...


  • Merck Opens its Largest M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Shanghai

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, opened its M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Shanghai, the company's largest of nine centers worldwide.


  • L-com Unveils New Category 8 Tool-less Keystone Jacks and Field Term RJ45 Plug with PoE++ Compliance

    L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has released new Category 8 tool-less keystone jacks and a field termination RJ45 plug with PoE++ compliance. These new products are ideal for Category 6a, 7 and 8 networks, industrial monitoring and control, test and measurement, field installations and repair, and I/O connectivity.


  • MilliporeSigma Opens its Largest M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Shanghai

    MilliporeSigma today opened its M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Shanghai, the company's largest of nine centers worldwide.


  • Without IMF bailout, is Lebanon heading for 'hell'?

    Talks between crisis-hit Lebanon and the International Monetary Fund are deadlocked, and leaders reluctant to enact reforms. Without a vital multi-billion-dollar bailout, is Lebanon headed for "hell"? After the country for the first time defaulted on its sovereign debt in March, the government pledged reforms and in May started talks with the IMF towards unlocking billions of dollars in aid.


  • Most India Stocks Fall With Valuations Levels Flashing Caution

    (Bloomberg) -- Most Indian equities fell, with the benchmark gauge set for a fourth-straight weekly gain, after technical indicators came close to flashing a warning sign.The S&P BSE Sensex declined less than 0.1% to 36,702.47 as of 10:16 a.m. in Mumbai, still on course to complete its longest stretch of weekly gains since November, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index also lost less than 0.1%. Both gauges’ relative strength and 200-day moving averages are close to levels triggering sell signals.“Valuations can’t be justified by any metric now,” said Amit Khurana, head of research at Dolat Capital Ltd. in Mumbai.As India’s corporate earnings season commences, the country faces its first economic contraction in 40 years even as signs of recovery emerge with business gradually reopening. Still, the South Asian nation is the third-worst hit by the coronavirus, after the U.S. and Brazil.Read: What Google Data Tells Us About India’s Economic RecoveryTata Consultancy Services Ltd. yesterday posted profit below expectations after the pandemic disrupted its ability to service key clients. The shares fell 0.6%. Asia’s largest software outsourcing provider is the first of India’s giant IT services companies to report earnings for the three months through June. Wipro Ltd. and Infosys Ltd. are scheduled to post results Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.The yield on the benchmark 10-year government bond slipped one basis point to 5.76%, while the rupee depreciated 0.2% to 75.1625 per U.S. dollar.The NumbersEight of 19 sector sub-indexes compiled by BSE Ltd. slipped, led by a gauge of healthcare companiesThirteen Sensex shares fell while 13 roseHDFC Bank Ltd. contributed the most to the index decline, slipping 0.9%, Tech Mahinra Ltd. had the largest fall, dropping 2%; Reliance Industries Ltd. provided the biggest boost with a 1% gain, Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd. was the biggest winner, adding 2.6%.Related StoriesVirus-Ravaged States in India Clamor for More Funds From ModiIndia Most at Risk in Asia for Aviation-Related Job Loss: ChartVodafone Idea Defaults on Rental to Tower Cos: Business StandardCredit Agricole Sees Rupee Slumping to Record Low on More EasingFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.


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(ARA) - Small or large, domestic or international, modern businesses run (or fail) on data. If you're a small-business owner, data - from customer email addresses to your bank account numbers - is vital to your company's success. Protecting data is as important as generating sales.

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Big retailers have traditionally been the businesses to see the biggest boost on Black Friday, and Cyber Monday helps online merchants. If you're a small-business owner, you now have a day when consumers are thinking about you - Nov. 26 is Small Business Saturday - and smart use of social media can help you make the most of it.

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(ARA) - Snow, ice, wind and cold temperatures bring a host of problems that facility and IT managers must plan and prepare for ahead of the winter season. Not only do they need to consider the damaging effects that salt and sand have on flooring, but they should prepare for potential power outages that could impact their technology infrastructure.

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(ARA) - The holiday shopping season is the time of the year that service and retail businesses big and small look forward to all year. In fact, National Retail Federation research shows that the last two months of the year can account for between 25 and 40 percent of all annual sales. For small businesses especially, the holiday season is often a...

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