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Taiwan hiring outlook highest in Asia-Pacific region in Q2

Taiwan hiring outlook highest in Asia-Pacific region in Q2

The weakest hiring plans are reported in Mining, Government Information and Nondurable Goods Manufacturing. Hiring prospects weaken in three of the four regions when compared with the previous quarter. The impact of a softer outlook in the Mining & Construction sector can be seen in Queensland where hiring expectations are down three percentage points year-on-year as the state deals with an end to the frenetic pace of apartment building in Brisbane over recent years.


Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (DVY) by 6,172 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,200 shares, and cut its stake in Check Point Software Tech Lt (Call) (NASDAQ:CHKP). Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a $0.225 dividend. North Star Investment Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc .


Oil rises on suspended Libryan loadings

Oil rises on suspended Libryan loadings

West Texas Intermediate (WTI ) crude futures were up 34 cents at $61.70 a barrel. Crude oil futures are trading lower early Tuesday, extending its losses from the previous session. OPEC has been reducing output by around 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) since January 2017. "Thus, Opec has no scope to expand production from its current level".


Hammond set to unveil consultation on plastic tax

Hammond set to unveil consultation on plastic tax

Growth is likely to climb to 1.5 percent this year, Hammond said in Parliament Tuesday, higher than the 1.4 percent forecast in November. "That said we do not expect Hammond to go on a spending splurge in the Autumn Budget". As the Chancellor delivered his statement, MPs from the opposite benches were quick to offer a different take on the economy via Twitter . "Our economy is created to fail people - and it needs an overhaul".



Brokerages Set NEX Group PLC (NXG) Price Target at $653.63

Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,810 ($25.01) target price on shares of Go-Ahead Group in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. About 108,360 shares traded. (OTCMKTS:LOGG) has 0.00% since March 13, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 11 analysts covering RPC Group PLC ( LON:RPC ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold.


OECD Sees Better Outlook, if Trade Escalation Avoided

OECD Sees Better Outlook, if Trade Escalation Avoided

Growth will particularly be powered by private investment and trade picking up on the back of strong business and household confidence, the OECD said. The OECD also revised up its forecasts for Germany and France, but remained gloomy about the prospects for Britain as it approaches the date for Brexit in March 2019.