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StockMarkets-112514_24Nov17.jpg European markets are likely to open mixed on Friday taking cues from Asian peers. The trading would reflect the absence of overnight cues from Wall Street, which was closed for a public holiday, and Chinese markets, which is in focus following previous day's big sell-off.

Uber-Hack-112217.jpg Uber is facing government scrutiny after its disclosure that the ride-hailing company concealed a massive security breach, where hackers accessed the personal information of 57 million riders and drivers last year. As per reports, Uber paid $100,000 to hackers to hide the breach from public.

GermanGDP-112317.jpg Germany expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter on robust foreign demand and investment amid weak private consumption, official data showed Thursday. Despite political uncertainty, private sector activity growth in the largest euro area economy accelerated in November driven by a pick-up in manufacturing, a closely watched survey revealed today.

Kathleen-Conyers-112317.jpg Kathleen Rice, the Democrat member of the House of Representatives, has demanded the resignation of House Rep. John Conyers, who faces accusations of sexual harassment. Conyers has admitted that he secretly settled a complaint with an accuser. Rice, serving New York's Fourth Congressional District,...

stockmarket-121814_23Nov17.jpg European stocks were broadly higher in the mid-market trading Thursday amid positive economic data in the region, despite negative sentiments following weakness in Chinese markets. The eurozone economy is showing signs of picking up momentum in the fourth quarter, as per the Eurozone November preliminary PMI data for the manufacturing and services sectors.

eurozonepmi-112317.jpg The Eurozone private sector showed signs of growth momentum picking up in the fourth quarter with production, demand and employment hitting multi-year highs. The headline composite output index increased to 57.5 in November from 56.0 in October, flash survey data from IHS Markit showed Thursday. This was the highest reading since April 2011.

thyssenkrupp-112317.jpg Shares of thyssenKrupp AG were gaining around 2 percent in the morning trading in Germany after the steel giant Thursday said it expects clearly positive net income and significantly higher adjusted EBIT, a key earnings metric, in fiscal 2018. This was after reporting higher adjusted EBIT, sales and order intake in its fiscal 2017, despite a net loss due to charges.

Asian-Market-100912_23Nov17.jpg Asian markets ended mostly lower on Thursday with the overnight flat close on Wall Street and the likelihood of a rate hike in the U.S. in the foreseeable future prompting investors to tread cautiously.

Asianmarkets-111914_23Nov17.jpg European markets likely to open subdued following Asian peers, amid indication of possible hike in U.S. interest rates in the near term. Wall Street ended flat overnight and is closed today for Thanksgiving Day holiday.

wallstreet2-121214_22Nov17.jpg Following the strong upward move seen in the previous session, stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance during trading on Wednesday. Despite the choppy trading, the tech-heavy Nasdaq inched up to a new record closing high.

LisaMurkowski-112217.jpg Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has expressed support for repealing Obamacare's individual mandate, a key provision Senate Republicans are hoping to use to offset the cost of their tax reform bill. The Congressional Budget Office estimates repealing the requirement that nearly all Americans purchase...

Trump-ThanksgivingDinner-112217.jpg As family and friends prepare to get together to celebrate Thanksgiving, the results of a Quinnipiac University national poll found that most voters are hoping to avoid discussing politics. Sixty-three percent of voters said they are hoping to avoid discussing politics this Thanksgiving.

johnconyers-112217.jpg A prominent Detroit newspaper has called on Democratic Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign, arguing the longtime Congressman used taxpayer dollars to pay "hush money" to a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not succumb to the lawmaker's sexual advances.

wallstreet-112414_22Nov17.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a relatively lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Wednesday. While the Dow and the S&P 500 have dipped to new lows for the session, the Nasdaq continues to linger near the unchanged line.

Mortgage-112217.jpg Mortgage rates or interest rates on home loans dropped this week, according to mortgage provider Freddie Mac. Releasing the results of its primary mortgage market survey, Freddie Mac said that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage or FRM averaged 3.92 percent for the week ending November 22, 2017, down...

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