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Finance Tax incidence on entertainment services under GST lowered
Author: 0 Tax incidence on entertainment services under GST lowered

The roll out of Goods and Services (GST) Tax will bring benefits to the consumers due to reduced tax rates on various commodities such as packaged cement, medicaments , smart phones, and medical devices, etc. With a little more than a month remaining for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country, the GST council has indicated that under the new tax regime there is huge scope for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to grow further.

Author: 0 Ireland's PM steps down as Fine Gael leader

Louth Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick, meanwhile, has announced he will vote for Simon Coveney. As Enda himself said: "Let the games begin". "I hope now Leo goes on to win this Fine Gael contest and help lead our country after the enormous progress of this Government over the past six years".

Author: 0 Greece falls short in efforts to secure deal with creditors

The European side thinks Greece can hit this target in 2018, but the International Monetary Fund has long argued that any country with high unemployment, (currently 23% in Greece) would struggle to meet such demanding fiscal targets. Some nations like Germany, which is resisting changes to Greece's debt profile, won't release any new funds until the IMF joins the program. The next Eurogroup meeting is scheduled to be held on June 15 in Luxembourg.

Finance Trump election: Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry
Author: 0 Trump election: Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry

The deputy attorney general penned a memo criticizing Comey's handling of the probe into Trump's defeated rival Hillary Clinton's emails, which provided the White House with the rationale for firing him - and raised questions about Rosenstein's ability to remain politically independent.

Finance Cuomo: Putting together plan to ease LIRR 'summer of hell'
Author: 0 Cuomo: Putting together plan to ease LIRR 'summer of hell'

Cuomo has proposed three possible solutions for the latter issue, which would involve either NY state or the Port Authority taking over Penn Station, or Amtrak working with a private contractor to operate the station. Farley Post Office and the Gateway tunnel project. Perhaps no one has more to lose at Penn Station though than Amtrak itself. Members of the task force include former MTA head Joe Lhota, New York state DOT commissioner Matthew Driscoll, and Regional Plan Association ...

Finance Aussie tycoon gives $414m to charity
Author: 0 Aussie tycoon gives $414m to charity

Mr Turnbull said the money would be put to a range of initiatives, including fighting cancer, investing in higher education and ending slavery. The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has congratulated mining magnate Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola for their $400 million dollar donation to philanthropic causes.

Finance Macron unveils new French cabinet
Author: 0 Macron unveils new French cabinet

They are also strategic, with Mr. Macron, a former Socialist Economy Minister, reaching out to the moderate right of the Les Republicains (LR) party in order to get their support in the National Assembly, which will be reconstituted in June following elections.

Finance USA new-home sales fell more than expected in April
Author: 0 USA new-home sales fell more than expected in April

The median sales price for a new home was $309,200 in April, down from $318,700 in March and $321,300 in the year-ago period. Sales figures are highly volatile month to month. A report last week showed homebuilding fell for a second straight month in April, hitting its lowest level in five months. The dollar.DXY was trading firmer against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, while prices of U.S.

Finance Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now
Author: 0 Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

Trump's DOL managed to delay the rulemaking's earliest compliance deadlines from April to June, but it apparently has given up trying to fully halt the implementation. This in itself will make it more hard to undo the rule later, according to the newspaper. The announcement dashes the hopes of many in the financial services industry who wanted a more substantial delay.

Finance Astronauts conduct spacewalk to perform urgent repairs
Author: 0 Astronauts conduct spacewalk to perform urgent repairs

The failed data relay box is one of the two systems, which controls the ISS' hardware, cooling loops, solar power system, radiator functionality, as well as other equipment. Tuesday's spacewalk lasted less than three hours - exceedingly short by NASA standards. While Whitson is replacing the MDM, Fischer will install a pair of antennas on the U.S.

Author: 0 PennTex Midstream Partners, LP (PTXP) closed its previous trading session at $19.88

The stock of Summit Midstream Partners LP ( NYSE :SMLP) earned "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, August 17. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 63. Shares for $1.18 million were sold by DILLON MICHAEL A.

Author: 0 Trump budget would cut food stamps by 25 percent

With Medicaid, the state-federal program that provides health care to low-income Americans, Trump's budget plan would follow through on a bill passed by House Republicans to cut more than $800 billion over 10 years. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over the program. "The president is essentially abandoning many people the economy has left behind - a large number of whom voted for him - and is pursuing policies that would make ...

Finance Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel
Author: 0 Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union gained significant ground in the state, for decades an SPD stronghold, coming in as the top party with 33 per cent. It was not clear whether the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), the CDU's preferred partners projected to win 12 per cent, had enough votes for the two allies to form a majority in the state.

Author: 0 Julia Wilson Buys 11425 Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN) Stock

Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $837.54M company. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, August 13 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Thursday, October 20 by Hovde Group. Liberum Capital restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.33) price objective on shares of UBM Plc in a report on Friday, January 20th.

Finance Supreme Court limits locations of patent lawsuits
Author: 0 Supreme Court limits locations of patent lawsuits

This is thought to be because of the high success rate these patent trolls have in the district, garnering wins that other areas would, perhaps, rule as losses. "If anything, the 2011 amendments [to Section 1391] undermine that decision's rationale", the opinion states. Plenty of companies have reason to complain about the Federal Circuit's rule, and they let their concerns be known.

Author: 0 Manchester Arena blast: what we know so far

Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. A suicide bomber killed 22 people, including children, as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester . "At this time , we have no information to indicate a specific credible threat involving music venues in the United States ", DHS said in a statement .

Author: 0 Mount Everest's Hillary Step 'not there any more', says mountaineer

Nepali climber Lila Basnet who was the first the reach the summit during the spring climbing season said the feature appeared unchanged. "I did not see any marking of the older route". In our conversation with local climber Bud Allen, we talked about the inherent risks in trying to climb up Everest and attempting to reach the peak at 29,000 feet.

Author: 0 Australian conservative government to raise taxes on five biggest banks

The federal government and Australia's five largest banks are on a collision course, with Treasurer Scott Morrison demanding they "pony up" for budget fix and the banks threatening to hit households with higher costs. On the government's move to hike the Medicare levy, he suggested the move would not cover the full cost of either the health system or the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Author: 0 QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Traders Should Start Listening to Analysts

Liberty Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of QUALCOMM by 0.4% in the first quarter. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $131,720 was sold by GROB MATTHEW S. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.04 EPS. The company reported revenue of $0 in the same period a year ago. It fall, as 104 investors sold QUALCOMM, Inc .