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Second chance for a Lime e-scooter NZ trifecta

Lime is getting a second chance to enter the e-scooter market in some of the country's biggest cities after previously falling short of a New Zealand trifecta. Wellington City councillors today voted in favour of continuing its... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Wellington City


Gold slides as economic recovery hopes dent safe-haven bids

Gold fell on Thursday, pressured by hopes of a swift recovery from the coronavirus-driven recession although losses were capped by prospects of more stimulus and bleak data.
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U.S. arrests two men wanted by Japan over ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape

U.S. authorities on Wednesday arrested a former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier and another man in Massachusetts wanted by Japan on charges that they enabled the escape of former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn out of the country.
Tags: Japan, Money, Massachusetts, businessNews, Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co, U S Army Special Forces


Insurance comparison firm SelectQuote raises $360M in IPO

SelectQuote said it sold shares at $20 each, above the target range of between $17 and $19 per share
Tags: Finance, Article, Reuters, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/markets/ipos, Fox-business/money/insurance, 9906c049-5731-563f-a992-21c6466defb2, SelectQuote


FCA-PSA deal terms 'set in stone' for 50-50 merger

Terms of a planned merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot-owner PSA are set in stone, FCA's chairman said on Wednesday, brushing off talk that some aspects of the deal might be re-negotiated because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Psa, Fca, Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler, FCA PSA


Germany agrees on rescue package for Lufthansa - media

The German government has agreed on final details of a rescue package for airline carrier Lufthansa , media reported on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, Germany, businessNews, Lufthansa


Fed debates longer-term crisis-fighting plan, minutes show

Federal Reserve policymakers, still working to fully roll out a multi-trillion-dollar effort to shore up financial markets and an economy cratered by the coronavirus pandemic, last month dove into a new debate: how best to support the economy during a recovery they now agree could be slower and more fraught than initially thought.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Federal Reserve


Australia coronavirus live update: Qld premier hits back at pressure to open borders, as Labor MP says Coalition demonises China – latest news

Annastacia Palaszczuk says she won’t be lectured to by NSW, ‘a state that has the highest number of cases in Australia’, as Joel Fitzgibbon opens new front in China row. Follow liveQueensland ‘won’t be lectured’ to by NSW to open bordersFollow the global liveblogCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.26am BST Phil Lowe says the Reserv...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, China, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Annastacia Palaszczuk


Japan's May factory activity reels as pandemic hits output, orders - PMI

The decline in Japan's factory activity accelerated in May as output and orders slumped, highlighting increasing stress in the manufacturing sector from the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews


Asset managers lending to short-sellers can be ethical - study

Asset managers lending out of their securities can be compatible with investment on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles, an industry body said on Thursday, adding it was working on drawing up guidelines.
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Malaysia says committed to increasing diplomatic, trade ties with India

Malaysia is committed to maintaining its good relations with India and increasing the diplomatic and trade ties between the two nations, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said on Thursday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Malaysia, Plantation Industries, Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali


China-backed AIIB approves $250 million loan for Bangladesh's COVID-19 response

Beijing-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said on Thursday it had approved a $250 million loan to Bangladesh to help the country cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Money, China, Beijing, businessNews, Bangladesh, Aiib, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB, COVID


Japan 'closely communicating' with U.S. after arrest of two men over Ghosn escape - source

Japan is closely communicating with relevant U.S. authorities following the U.S. arrest of two men on charges they enabled former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan last year, a Japanese government source said on Thursday.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Virgin Orbit will do something very special with a rocket and a Boeing 747

The Virgin Galactic spinoff doesn't want to launch its rockets from the ground
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Boeing, Virgin Orbit


Virgin Orbit to do something very special with a rocket and a Boeing 747

The Virgin Galactic spinoff doesn't want to launch its rockets from the ground
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Boeing, Virgin Orbit


World Bank names crisis expert as new chief economist

Carmen Reinhart, a Harvard University professor who specialises in international financial crises and economic meltdowns, is to be the World Bank's new chief economist, the multilateral lender announced on Wednesday.Ms Reinhart,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Harvard University, World Bank, Reinhart, Carmen Reinhart


Japan exports fall most since 2009 as pandemic wipes out global demand

Japan's exports fell the most since the 2009 global financial crisis in April as the coronavirus pandemic slammed world demand for cars, industrial materials and other goods, likely pushing the world's third-largest economy deeper into recession.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews


Bouncing Back After You’ve Been Mistreated at Work

Discrimination and unfair treatment at work are more common than you would think. Many employees would rather leave than pick a fight against a large organization.
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Australia coronavirus live update: Qld premier hits back at NSW pressure to open borders, as Labor says Coalition demonises China – latest news

Annastacia Palaszczuk says she won’t be lectured to ‘by a state that has the highest number of cases in Australia’ as Joel Fitzgibbon opens new front in China row. Follow liveQueensland ‘won’t be lectured’ to by NSW to open bordersFollow the global liveblogCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 3.30am BST AAP has this dispatch from West...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, China, Australia news, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Treasury, New South Wales politics, Victoria


Nissan says it has noted U.S. arrests in Ghosn case, reserves right for legal measures

Nissan Motor Co said on Thursday it still reserves the right to take further legal measures in the case of its ousted former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, after the United States arrested two men on charges they enabled his escape from Japan.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co


Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.
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Some states take specific steps to exempt COVID-19 payments from taxation

Forty-three states and the District of Columbia rely to some degree on income taxes from their residents. The good news for most who live in these locations is that the COVID-19 economic impact payments (EIP), which the Internal Revenue Service notes won't be taxed by Uncle Sam, also are tax-free at state levels.  But things are a little different in a handful of states.  Taxpayers in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, Oregon, Missouri and Montana are allowed at least a partial deduction for federal tax...
Tags: Taxes, Montana, Washington, Alabama, Wyoming, Missouri, Iowa, District Of Columbia, Sam, Hawkeye, State, Internal Revenue Service, Tax Foundation, Yellowhammer State, Cammenga, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy


New Normal: Conversation with Dean Daniel Pullin of TCU

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, TCU, Vinnie, Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc, Global and Vertical extensions, Leadership during Crisis, New Normal COVID-19, Daniel Pullin


New Normal: Conversation with Sanjay Poonen of VMware

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Vinnie, Sanjay Poonen, Global and Vertical extensions, Leadership during Crisis, New Normal COVID-19


Founder Collective barrels forward, closing its fourth and newest fund with $85 million

Founder Collective, a seed-stage fund formed 11 years ago in Cambridge, Ma., has closed its newest fund with $85 million. Earlier today, we talked with the firm’s general partners — Eric Paley, David Frankel, Micah Rosenbloom — to learn more about it. Among our first questions: whether the three are themselves the largest investors in the new vehicle, as was the case with the firm’s third fund, which closed with $75 million in capital commitments four years ago. (The three have long prided thems...
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, New York, Boston, Israel, San Francisco, David, Venture Capital, Cambridge, East Coast, PillPack, Formlabs, Ottawa, Soho, Eric


Government spent $914 million on contractors and consultants last year

By Phil Pennington of RNZ New figures show the government spent almost $1 billion on contractors and consultants last year.The spend of $914 million is slightly more than the year before ($900.2m).But it is less as a percentage... [Author: [email protected]]
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Australia coronavirus live update: Qld premier hits back at NSW over pressure to open borders, as Labor MP accuses Coalition of demonising China – latest news

Annastacia Palaszczuk says she won’t be lectured to ‘by a state that has the highest number of cases in Australia’ as Joel Fitzgibbon opens new front in China row. Follow liveQueensland ‘won’t be lectured’ to by NSW to open bordersFollow the global liveblogCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.31am BST Treasury officials have updated...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, China, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Annastacia Palaszczuk


Trump administration gave coronavirus bailout money to private jet companies of Trump donors

ProPublica reports the administration of Donald Trump has given coronavirus bailout funds to two different elite private jet companies which were owned or founded by individuals who donated to the Trump campaign. “The two private jet companies are among the first 96 airline companies disclosed as recipients of taxpayer funds under the CARES Act,” Jake Pearson reports in ProPublica's May 15 story: An Omaha, Nebraska-based private jet company whose principal owner donated generously to Donald T...
Tags: Post, Business, News, US news, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Cnbc, Trump, Omaha Nebraska, Federal Election Commission, Connie, JAKE PEARSON, Van Nuys California, Clay Lacy, Clay Lacy Aviation, Trump Victory Committee


The best free iPhone games to play right now

The best free iPhone games available right now, from puzzlers and word games to shooters and platformers.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Apple Iphone, iPhone Games, Best Iphone Games, best new iPhone games, iPhone game


Volkswagen withdraws Golf car ad that sparked racism row

Car maker says it is ‘horrified’ by the ad that featured a large white hand ‘flicking’ a black man Volkswagen has withdrawn a Golf car advertisement posted on its official Instagram page that the company admitted was racist and insulting, saying it would investigate how it came about.The car company, which has already seen its reputation tarnished in the past five years after it admitted cheating diesel emissions tests, said it did not tolerate any form of racism. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Germany, Race, Automotive Industry, Volkswagen



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