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Yuan virtually flat on first day trading as an International Monetary Fund reserve currency

Yuan virtually flat on first day trading as an International Monetary Fund reserve currency

First of all, China has intensified capital controls and at times suspended stock exchange trading, neither of which will increase the yuan's attraction as a reserve currency . The IMF on Friday announced the launch of the new SDR basket including the yuan , effective from Saturday, saying it was a "historic milestone" for China, the IMF and the worldwide monetary system.



Maine police department says it's aware of clown sightings

Police were also at Spruce High School on Monday morning for unknown reasons. Cox said Springfield police don't have any evidence of creepy clowns engaging in any criminal activity, but citizens are encouraged to call 911 if they are spooked by these folks.


Will you be trying one of these new tasty burritos at Greggs?

Will you be trying one of these new tasty burritos at Greggs?

Greggs saw total sales increase by 5.6 per cent over the 13 weeks to 1 October, an uplift attributed to its expanded menu and focus on food-to-go produce with like-for-like sales also rising by a creditable 3.4 per cent. Greggs said it would meet its expectations for the full-year but that it expected to face higher costs next year. The group will also open a new distribution centre in Enfield, north London in the coming weeks and complete the previously-announced closure of its Twickenham ...


Vancouver home sales plunge 33 per cent

Vancouver home sales plunge 33 per cent

Previously, the REBGV has said that prices remain high because demand is still outpacing supply in most Metro Vancouver communities, and that largely remained true in September. New listings reached 4,799 in September but that is still a one per cent decline from a year ago. The Greater Vancouver real estate board's coverage area excludes Surrey, White Rock, Langley and North Delta, which are also subject to the tax but represented by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, which is also slated ...


First Industrial Realty Trust (FR) Shares are Down -1

First Industrial Realty Trust (FR) Shares are Down -1

The stock had closed at $34.06 in the previous days trading. In the last month the stock has moved in price -1.59 per cent, with a one year change of 45.78%. Institutional investors own 83.34% of the company's stock. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Education Realty Trust, Inc. 01/02/2014 - Winthrop Realty Trust was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at TheStreet.



Outdoor giant Bass Pro to acquire rival Cabela's for $4.5B

Bass Pro Shops , a privately held company, will pay $65.50 per share in cash for Cabela's , a premium of 19.2 percent over Friday's closing price. Bass Pro Shops said it plans to maintain Cabela's operations in Sidney and Lincoln, Neb.