Plummeting bond yields and oil prices clawed back some of the week's dramatic falls on Thursday, while a burst of speculation about a Bank of Japan policy tightening this month cut across the interest rate optimism and catapulted the yen higher. The size and slightly erratic nature of this week's macro market moves may speak a little to yearend markets both squaring off books and jockeying for position for 2024. But a stream of softer labor market and inflation news - not least an oil price plunge to 6-month lows on booming U.S. crude supplies - has been relentlessly positive for bonds along with clear signs of central bank policy shifts going into next year.
Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries Market Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries Market Dublin, Dec. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.Global Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries Market to Reach $140 Billion by 2030The global market for Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries estimated at US$48.9 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$140 Billion by 2030, growing at a
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., December 07, 2023--Independent full-service advertising agency St. John and restaurant-growth consultancy Store By Store (SxS) have launched "Smart Takes," a podcast series created to discuss restaurant growth, trends, guest experience, franchising and how to build long-term brands in the QSR, fast casual and casual categories.
Britain's banks and building societies should make sure customers can still access cash before closing a branch as more financial services move online, the country's markets regulator proposed on Thursday. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it was using powers under a new financial services law approved earlier this year to require banks, such as Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC and NatWest to undertake "cash access assessments" when they are considering closing a branch. Britain is also likely to issue a digital version of the pound in the second half of the decade, raising fears that cash will be even harder to use as some shops already insist on cards for payments.
Despite their popularity, UPS and FedEx just haven't delivered for investors. Old Dominion Freight Lines has.
Equities have come under pressure in December after strong gains last month on bets that the Federal Reserve was done with its interest rate hikes given easing inflation. The payrolls data on Friday will likely give investors pointers to the Fed's interest rate path and the potential for a "soft landing" of the U.S. economy. Shares of Google-parent Alphabet were up 2.8% in premarket trading, a day after the release of its most advanced artificial intelligence model.
Vanessa Hudgens' wedding was a "magical" occasion. The 34-year-old actress recently married baseball star Cole Tucker in Tulum, Mexico, and Vanessa has revealed that it was a perfect weekend for the loved-up couple. The brunette beauty - who made their romance Instagram official in 2021 - told Vogue magazine: "It was genuinely the most magical weekend of my life. "I am so grateful that we got to have a private wedding, and it helped that I took everyone’s phones away. It was amazing because at t
Oprah Winfrey has changed "everything" to achieve her health and fitness goals. The 69-year-old media mogul has lost more than 40lbs in recent months and when asked what the key to her success has been, she revealed that she has had to make a change in all aspects of her life and has no intentions of going back. Asked what she had been doing to achieve results, she told 'Entertainment Tonight' at the premiere of 'The Color Purple': "It's not one thing, it's everything. I intend to keep it that w
Jennifer Lopez wants Ben Affleck's opinion on everything. The 54-year-old pop superstar tied the knot with Hollywood actor Ben, 51, in 2022 - more than 20 years after they initially dated before breaking things off - and now that he is working with her on film project about her new album 'This Is Me...Now!' has admitted that they are "real partners" in all aspects of life. She told US TV show 'Extra': "We are real partners, not just in working together, but in life, as parents, as lovers, as a c
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This past November looked like a typical December — low volatility and a lot of gains. This December, however, with a few big economic moments, might be a little different this year.
The Global Nanotechnology Market Size was valued at USD 3.78 Billion in 2022 and the Worldwide Nanotechnology Market Size is expected to reach USD 74.1 Billion by 2032, according to a research report published by Spherical Insights & Consulting. Companies Covered: Fujitsu Limited, Bruker Corporation, Altairnano, Bayer AG, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Kleindiek Nanotechnik GmbH, Infineon Technologies AG, eSpin Technologies, Inc., Nanonics Imaging Ltd., ANP CORPORATION, Biosensors International
TORONTO, December 07, 2023--J.D. Power: Digital Channels Play Critical Role in Wealth Management Client Satisfaction and Retention in Canada
IBM may have just kicked off the next big trend in the world of employee retirement benefits. Big Blue made headlines recently when it announced plans to end its 401(k) matching contribution in favor of a new benefit that walks, talks and sounds like a good old-fashioned pension. You might dimly remember them: employers contribute to the plan and manage it; when you retire, a regular check starts arriving in the mail, and it continues as long as you live.
7 DECEMBER 2023 NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC DIRECTOR/PDMR DEALINGS Northern Venture Trust PLC (“the Company”) has been notified that in respect of the allotment of new ordinary shares pursuant to the Prospectus dated 18 September 2023, the following PDMR acquired ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the Company. PDMRDate acquiredNo. of shares acquiredPurchase priceper share (£)Total currentshareholdingDavid Mayes7 December 2023319,2180.62651,937,663 These notifications are made in accordance with
TORONTO, December 07, 2023--APOLLO Insurance, a Canadian digital insurance provider and leading innovator in the emerging embedded finance sector, is pleased to announce that it has reached a milestone of over 1,000 embedded integrations.
ZURICH, Switzerland and PARIS, Dec. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BC Platforms, a global leader in healthcare data management and analytics, today announced it has acquired Medexprim, a leading European Real-World Data company. The acquisition significantly expands BC Platforms' ability to provide global biopharma partners with secure access to Real-World clinical and imaging Data assets across Europe. Medexprim bridges leading hospitals and pharmaceutical companies, with a major footprint in Fra
CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 07, 2023--The best way to spread holiday cheer is sharing doughnuts this time of year! Krispy Kreme® will spread even more cheer with the return of its annual "Day of the Dozens" on Tuesday, Dec. 12, offering guests one dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just $1 with the purchase of any dozen or a 16-count of Minis at regular price.
Meta's independent Oversight Board said on Thursday it will review how the company has handled violent content on its social media platforms in two cases involving hostage-taking and bombing in the Israel-Hamas conflict. The cases will be the first to use a new expedited review mechanism announced earlier this year that requires the board to make decisions within 30 days. The board's decision to take on the cases comes as social media platforms have been flooded with violent, hateful and misleading content in the two-month-old war between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist movement in Gaza which carried out the Oct. 7 attack on Israeli towns that set off the conflict.
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