• Chidambaram slams govt after RBI releases demonetisation data
Chidambaram slams govt after RBI releases demonetisation data

Former finance minister P Chidambaram said more than 100 lives were lost and lakhs of jobs were destroyed due to closure of businesses after demonetisation . The task RBI said was completed by augmenting the processing capacity resorting to night shifts along with day shifts and working 6 days a week and using 8 additional machines available wit...

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  • Lowest-fare passengers face higher baggage fees on WestJet, Air Canada flights
Lowest-fare passengers face higher baggage fees on WestJet, Air Canada flights

Other U.S. airlines - United, Delta and American - all charge $25 for the first checked bag and $35 for the second, while the rate for the third checked piece of luggage varies depending upon the airline. Fees are waived for WestJet Plus passengers, gold and silver rewards members or those booking with RBC World Elite Mastercards. Air Transat and S...

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  • Kushner Family Real Estate Company Fined $210,000 for Filing False Documents
Kushner Family Real Estate Company Fined $210,000 for Filing False Documents

Kushner Companies didn't immediately respond to a message from ABC News requesting comment. There's no evidence of tenant harassment in this case. Landlords are required to accurately report the number of rent-regulated tenants in their buildings so the city can take steps to protect them from disruptive construction that may be meant to harass t...

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  • Canada rejoins talks to stay in NAFTA, deal possible this week
Canada rejoins talks to stay in NAFTA, deal possible this week

The deal drew a mixed response, with lawmakers and experts praising the preservation of many parts of NAFTA but also warning that the agreement could be a step in the wrong direction. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on the outlook for the USA economy. This would rise to 75 percent from 62.5 percent. What the USA and Mexico have ...

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  • New trade deal will affect farmers and miners in MN
New trade deal will affect farmers and miners in MN

And he thinks this will put pressure on Canada to get a deal. In response, Mexico slapped tariffs on $3 billion of United States goods, including steel, pork, apples , potatoes, bourbon and different types of cheese. Though Canada's economy is expected to grow by 3 per cent in the second quarter, it grew by just 1.3 per cent in the first three m...

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  • Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks
Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks

What's your preferred digital payment service and what are other Google Pay features that you'd like to see in India? In the coming days, we will also be seeing Google offering instant loans by partnering with leading banks including HDFC, ICICI, and Kotak Mahindra Bank .

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  • Trump announces new U.S. trade deal with Mexico
Trump announces new U.S. trade deal with Mexico

Even so, news of the deal still buoyed markets, although the currency market reaction was a little more interesting". Canada said it is "encouraged". Rep. Roger Marshall, who represents the 1st District in Kansas and sits on the agriculture committee in the House, said the new deal with Mexico is a "crucial piece to the puzzle" for farmers.

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  • Cab company's decision after its driver raped and killed a woman
Cab company's decision after its driver raped and killed a woman

The driver passed an initial background check because he had no prior criminal record, and he logged on to the Hitch service with an authentic ID the day of the killing, Didi said. Last year, it started to develop an English version of its app and services, and this year it launched its own-branded mobility services in Mexico and Australia.

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  • Trump sets stage for Nafta overhaul with US-Mexico 'understanding'
Trump sets stage for Nafta overhaul with US-Mexico 'understanding'

Those two facts collided this afternoon during a press spray in the Oval Office when Trump tried to put Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on speakerphone while announcing a new trade deal between the USA and Mexico. Studies from the Congressional Budget Office and the Congressional Research Service have found mostly small effects on United S...

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  • Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal
Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal

Vehicles account for the lion's share of America's US$69-billion trade deficit with Mexico that the Trump administration has made the top priority in shrinking. The President called it "one of the largest trade deals ever made". In his election campaign, the USA president promised to redraft NAFTA or withdraw from the 1994 trade agreemen...

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  • Toyota set to team up with Uber on driver-less cars
Toyota set to team up with Uber on driver-less cars

The combined technology will be built into Toyota's Sienna minivans, to be deployed on Uber's ride-hailing network starting in 2021, the source said. Both Toyota and Uber are seen as lagging behind in developing self-driving cars, as firms such as Waymo, owned by Alphabet, steam ahead.

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  • Tesla declines as Wall Street questions Musk's about-face
Tesla declines as Wall Street questions Musk's about-face

Tesla shares tumbled more than 4 percent Monday after the electric vehicle maker said it was hitting the brakes on CEO Elon Musk's idea to take the company private - and reports that Volkswagen was among the interested investors. It also notes that Musk was deeply skeptical of rival auto companies following the investments from Toyota and Da...

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  • Trump announces new USA trade deal with Mexico
Trump announces new USA trade deal with Mexico

It's unclear whether Congress would accept bilateral trade deals between the United States and its NAFTA counterparts. The peso rose ahead of Trump's remarks. He declined to identify the issue. US Mexico NAFTA agreement includes 10 years of data protection for biologic drugs. The president says he will be calling Canadian Prime Minister Ju...

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  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in talks to buy stake in Paytm
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in talks to buy stake in Paytm

Paytm, which is the largest payment services provider in the country, already has a star-studded list of investors in China's Alibaba, Japan's SoftBank Group and Ant Financial. Mint reported on talks for a deal earlier on Monday. KYC stands for know your customer. Paytm is now betting big on the personal finance space with the launch of Paytm Mo...

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  • Trump's approval rating stable following so-called
Trump's approval rating stable following so-called "worst week"

Former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to an array of charges and implicated his former boss in a hush payment scheme that may have violated campaign finance laws. "It means that Individual-1 needs a real lawyer", he said. Davis suggested last week that his client had flipped and was ready to share damaging info about ...

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  • SEC Rejects 9 Proposed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds
SEC Rejects 9 Proposed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds

Virtual-currency enthusiasts were eager to see whether the regulator would approve the applications , a move that would have sent Bitcoin price upwards. There is growing institutional interest in cryptocurrencies as an asset class, allowing the futures market to emerge as an infrastructure for trading them.

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  • Shelved Aramco IPO hits at heart of Saudi princes reforms
Shelved Aramco IPO hits at heart of Saudi princes reforms

For now, however, it's evident that the Saudi Aramco IPO - the centerpiece of funding for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's lofty Vision 2030 plan for reform - is unlikely to move forward any time soon. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Muhammad bin Salman al Saud, has curbed the views of dissents. Oil prices have more than doubled since and the st...

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  • Ant Financial of Alibaba adjourns OTC Bitcoin trading
Ant Financial of Alibaba adjourns OTC Bitcoin trading

Alipay , the payments portal part of the Chinese online giant Alibaba , will actively monitor the transactions of users and merchants and the over-the-counter crypto trading. The news reports that Alipay will start to put restrictions on, or even outright ban, accounts that propagate OTC cryptocurrency trading. Ant Financials have also t...

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  • USA softens its demand for NAFTA 'sunset clause': Mexican official
USA softens its demand for NAFTA 'sunset clause': Mexican official

Speaking to reporters on his way into Saturday's talks in Washington , Guajardo praised the U.S. president's "optimism". A spokeswoman for the U.S. She replied by saying Canada will return to the NAFTA table for trilateral talks once the American and Mexican governments resolve their bilateral issues - particularly their differences on automotiv...

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  • U.S. yield curve flattest since 2007 as Fed’s Powell…
U.S. yield curve flattest since 2007 as Fed’s Powell…

Powell cited former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's decision to not raise rates during the mid-1990s as unemployment decreased and growth expanded, but inflation stayed largely steady. Pearce said he saw Powell's comments as signaling that the central bank will continue raising rates gradually over the next year. The traditional Friday morning addres...

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