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Honor X Series Sales Hit 40 Million Units, Honor 7X the Leading Model: Huawei

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X is touted to have received “overwhelming response” Honor 7X sales doubled over Honor 6X in first two weeks of global launch Over 300,000 Honor 7X units were sold out in China’s Singles Day sale Celebrating its fourth anniversary, Huawei’s Honor brand on Friday announced that the Honor X series has hit the worldwide sales milestone… Read More »

Two IPOs to hit market this week, eye Rs 1,000 cr

Aiming to tap the upbeat investor sentiment, two companies – CDSL and GTPL Hathway – will launch initial public offers (IPOs) this week to raise over Rs 1,000 crore. The bidding in BSE-promoted CDSLs IPO will begin on June 19 and close on June 21, while that of GTPL Hathway, part of Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd, will… Read More »

Iraq displaced hit by food poisoning in camp near Mosul

Hundreds of people have fallen ill and a child has died of suspected food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the Iraqi city of Mosul. People were said to be vomiting and suffering dehydration after an iftar meal, to break the daily Ramadan fast. The Hasansham U2 camp, between Mosul and Irbil, houses people displaced by… Read More »

FTSE slips further from record, mid caps hit two-week low

UK shares drifted further on Tuesday from last week’s record high, weighed down by weakness among mining stocks and ConvaTec (CTEC.L), while British mid caps .FTMC were also under pressure ahead of Thursday’s general election. The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE inched 0.1 percent lower to 7,517.73 points by 0924 GMT, while the more domestically-exposed mid cap index… Read More »

Greece, Italy tensions hit euro, Asian stocks, lift yen, gold

Concerns about a Greek bailout, early Italian elections and comments by the European Central Bank chief about the need for continued stimulus all kept the euro under pressure on Tuesday. The European geopolitical fears sapped risk appetite, weighing on Asian stocks and lifting safe havens including the yen and gold, though trading was thin with several markets closed… Read More »

Indian State Power Company’s Computers Hit by Ransomware Attack

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The global ransomware attack has affected several computers of a state power distribution company in the Indian state of West Bengal but the federal government computer system has largely escaped, officials said on Monday. State agencies that manage government websites and build supercomputers have installed security patches issued by Microsoft Corp . Federal Minister… Read More »

Brazil politicians hit by corruption scandal unlikely to return, former president says

Politicians caught up in a sweeping three-year graft investigation are unlikely to return to their positions of power, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso said in an interview. Cardoso included Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in early polls for next year’s presidential elections despite facing five corruption trials, as among those whose political careers… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Hit 1 Million Units, Report Claims

A new report from South Korea claims that Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders have the hit 1-million unit milestone. The Investor reports that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 exceeded the 1-million mark in the last 10 days, as pre-orders for the phone started from April 7 in South Korea. It adds that 1 million pre-orders is the highest ever for a… Read More »

Ford braced for $600 million Brexit currency hit

Ford’s (F.N) 2017 earnings will be hit by a delayed currency impact of at least $600 million (478 million pounds) from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, the U.S. carmaker told Reuters, putting last year’s record European profit levels beyond reach. The company will no longer benefit from currency hedges that had been shielding it from the… Read More »

Euro skids, shares hit after Italy votes ‘no’ on reform

The euro fell to a 20-month low on Monday and investors fled riskier assets after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on constitutional reform that could destabilize the country’s shaky banking system. Renzi’s defeat deals a body blow to a European Union already reeling under anti-establishment anger that led to the… Read More »