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IEA raises forecast for global oil demand this year

IEA raises forecast for global oil demand this year

Middle East imports fell 7.6 per cent in June from the previous month, partly driven by declines from Kuwait, Iraq and Saudi Arabia as the production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) made more of a dent in supply.


Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) New Price Targets

Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) New Price Targets

After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by Merck & Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. The SI to Broadsoft Incorporated's float is 12.69%. It now has negative earnings. The Company's divisions include PGM Operations, Evaluation, Exploration and Other. Among 20 analysts covering Smiths Group ( LON:SMIN ), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold.


Coles To Also Ban Plastic Bags Australia-Wide

Coles To Also Ban Plastic Bags Australia-Wide

The two retail giants operate supermarkets, alcohol retailers, petrol stations and department stores across the country and account for nearly 70 percent of the groceries market in Australia. Upon hearing that Coles had announced its own ban, he said there were "now no obstacles for all states to announce a ban on the checkout bag at all stores when they meet on July 28".


Een van 's werelds grootste ijsbergen breekt af van Antarctica

Een van 's werelds grootste ijsbergen breekt af van Antarctica

Larsen A en B zijn ondertussen verdwenen. Vandaag is het dan toch echt gebeurd. Het ijs kan wel een risico worden nu het is afgebroken. Satellietbeelden laten zien dat de scheur de rand van de ijsplaat heeft bereikt. Stromingen en hevige wind kan er uiteindelijk voor zorgen dat het brok richting het noorden wordt geblazen waardoor het een gevaar kan worden voor de internationale scheepsvaart.


EasyJet to protect itself post-Brexit with new European company

EasyJet to protect itself post-Brexit with new European company

Low-priced carrier easyJet is planning to establish a new company in Austria as it seeks to protect its business from the impact of Brexit. EasyJet says it is confident it will remain majority European Union owned after Brexit as founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and his family - who hold Cypriot passports - have 33 per cent of shares.


Spurs Renounce Jonathon Simmons

Spurs Renounce Jonathon Simmons

The Vertical first reported the Spurs' decision to renounce Simmons' contract. However, after three games with the Nets' Summer League squad, Simmons received an invite to play with the Spurs' Summer League squad in Las Vegas and immediately joined San Antonio .