14, Nov, 2019
Prime Day sales burst in July may cause weakness in August retail sales

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August’s retail sales could be muddied by the negative payback from Amazon Prime Day promotions that sent July sales sharply higher. Friday’s August retail sales report is the last big economic report before the Fed begins its two-day meeting Tuesday. Economists expect a gain of just 0.2%, after a much better than expected […]

Troubles for the real estate sector are far from getting over. While the sector struggles to recover amid liquidity squeeze after non-banking financial companies such as IL&FS and DHFL defaulted on loan payments, the recent directive by National Housing Bank (NHB) has dealt another blow. NHB has directed Housing Finance […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets shoppers at a Palo Alto Apple store on Sept. 21, 2018 for the release of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Apple’s stock climbed 6.8 percent Wednesday after the company reported that iPhone sales — once considered the most important metric for the company […]

China’s push to encourage lending to smaller companies has created a business opportunity for large financial technology companies. As Beijing struggles to balance a crackdown on high debt levels with maintaining growth, President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have both publicly announced support for privately-run companies. The central bank […]