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WASHINGTON | Trump’s new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration on Thursday announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it called the “predatory” practices of China and Russia, which are “deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive advantage.” National security adviser John Bolton laid out the new strategy in remarks at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s new Africa strategy takes sharp aim at China, Russia

MILAN | Italy to press on with budget, asks EU sanctions be delayed

MILAN — Italy’s leader said Thursday that the government will speed up investments to help economic growth, but that the main points of its big-spending budget plan would not be changed despite the EU’s warning it is in serious breach of the rules. Giuseppe Conte told lawmakers that if eurozone countries impose sanctions against Italy … Continue reading MILAN | Italy to press on with budget, asks EU sanctions be delayed

Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

MUMBAI – Asia Index Private Limited announces reconstitution results for the below mentioned indices.  Effective at the open of Monday, December 24, 2018. About ASIA INDEX PRIVATE LIMITED Asia Index Pvt. Ltd is a 50-50 partnership between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, the world’s largest provider of financial market indices, and BSE Ltd, Asia’s oldest stock exchange … Continue reading Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

MINNEAPOLIS | Target’s investments in the future hits margins

MINNEAPOLIS — Target’s ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they’re bruising the bottom line right now. Company shares tumbled 10 percent before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer’s performance as it heads into the holiday shopping … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Target’s investments in the future hits margins

MINNEAPOLIS | Target misses on profit, shares slide

MINNEAPOLIS — Target’s ramped up investments online and in stores are bringing in shoppers, but they’re also bruising the bottom line. Company shares fell sharply before the opening bell Tuesday after Target missed profit expectations for the third quarter, the last look at the retailer’s performance as it heads into the holiday shopping season. At … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Target misses on profit, shares slide

Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

MUMBAI – Asia Index Private Limited announces monthly reconstitution results for the S&P BSE SME IPO and S&P BSE IPO index. The reconstitution will be effective at the open of Monday, November 19, 2018. About ASIA INDEX PRIVATE LIMITED Asia Index Pvt. Ltd is a 50-50 partnership between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, the world’s largest provider … Continue reading Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

Business News: Continued Petroleum Sector Strength as S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces 2019 S&P GSCI Weights

NEW YORK – S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”) announces the composition and weights for the 2019 S&P GSCI.  The S&P GSCI is a world production-weighted commodity index that, in 2019, will be composed of 24 exchange-traded futures contracts on physical commodities across five sectors: energy, industrial metals, precious metals, agricultural and livestock. There will be no new … Continue reading Business News: Continued Petroleum Sector Strength as S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces 2019 S&P GSCI Weights

AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Tina Smith’s investments is misleading

In the race to complete former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s term, Republican hopeful Karin Housley has branded Democratic Sen. Tina Smith as an extreme liberal and a political insider. In a recent ad, she employed a new line: Smith has profited off the spread of opioid painkillers that have led to thousands of deaths. Smith, … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Tina Smith’s investments is misleading