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OnePlus 6T to Launch in October as T-Mobile Exclusive in the US, Continue Higher Price Trend

OnePlus’ next smartphone, anticipated to be called the OnePlus 6T, will reportedly launch in October this year. While the unveiling of the successor to OnePlus 6 is not far off, a new report has provided more details on the upcoming smartphone. The OnePlus 6 had arrived in May 2018, and given the company’s launch schedule in the last couple of years, the five-month… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Best-Ever’ US Pre-Orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7, Says Company

Samsung launched its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones in March, and rammed them with a lot of features to get customers excited. Now, a fresh statement from Samsung claims that the US pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 have been the ‘best ever’. The statement was sent out to media outlets, and it states the Galaxy S8 and… Read More »

Yogurt firm warns on higher milk prices

Danone, the world’s largest yogurt maker, has said it expects a “steep rise” in milk prices this year. The French firm, which makes Activia and Actimel yogurts, said the increase would weigh on profits, but did not say if it would need to raise prices. Danone also said it was implementing cost cuts worth 1bn euros (£850m). Milk… Read More »

Expectations of Donald Trump dismantling Dodd-Frank send banking shares higher

Shares in banks and insurance groups are rallying in London, following the reports that President Donald Trump will take steps to dismantle regulations brought in to prevent another financial crisis. Mr Trump is expected to order a review of the Dodd-Frank Act on Friday, which was implemented in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis to prevent a… Read More »

Rising gasoline, rents push U.S. inflation higher in September

U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest gain in five months in September as the cost of gasoline and rents surged, pointing to a steady build-up of inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates in December. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after rising… Read More »

FTSE ends slightly higher, miners lead

Britain’s top shares index closed slightly higher on Wednesday, breaking a three-day losing run, as firmer mining stocks enabled the market to recover some ground. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index finished 0.12 percent firmer, near a one-month low but still up around 7 percent since the start of 2016. Miners were the best performers, with the UK mining… Read More »

Wall Street opens higher as oil prices boost energy shares

Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday, tracking global equities, as investors’ appetite for risk increased and as oil prices rose, boosting energy shares. Oil was up about 1.5 percent, driven by supply disruptions in Canada and elsewhere that have knocked out 2.5 million barrels of daily production and overshadowed fears of oversupply. World stock markets also rose, helped… Read More »