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GDP grows steadily yet may stall in 2011

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof Share RESILIENT economic growth continues to be recorded in the UK, according to official figures released yesterday.The economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the three months to September, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed.And GDP was up 2.8 per cent compared to 12 months earlier. The figures mark a calendar year of consecutive growth in the UK.Further good news came in the details, which “look more sustainable than in prior quarters” according to Andrew Goodwin, senior economist at the Ernst & Young ITEM Club.“There is greater balance and this gives the impression of durability, and much smaller reliance on stockbuilding,” he added.There was also less reliance on construction growth, which fell to four per cent, down from the unusually high second quarter rate of 9.5 per cent. GDP was boosted by a surprise improvement in net trade as exports grew faster than imports. However, there remain concerns for the economy’s prospects in the final quarter of the year, and into 2011.Growth in consumer spending remains weak, falling to 0.3 per cent. Falling incomes, government spending cuts and the impending rise in VAT will pinch consumers, say analysts.Combined with tight credit conditions and potential knock-on effects of the crisis in Ireland, GDP “looks set to slow further in the fourth quarter, possibly down to around 0.4 per cent” according to Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. Most analysts expect per quarter growth between 0.3 per cent and 0.5 per cent for next year.The economy is in a robust state, but there is no room for complacency, said David Kern, chief economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). “The government must focus all its efforts on enabling the private sector to make 2011 a year for growth,” he said. “Obstacles that hamper businesses in their efforts to create jobs, invest and export must be removed.”The ONS will report on fourth quarter growth on 25 January next year. KCS-content Wednesday 24 November 2010 8:41 pm whatsapp Tags: NULL GDP grows steadily yet may stall in 2011 last_img read more

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) HY2014 Presentation

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2014 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB.ke)  2014 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Bank) is a financial services institution in Kenya offering products and services to the commercial sector. The banking group offers a full-service offering for commercial and corporate clients and runs an Agency banking model. Its parent company, KCB Group, was founded as a branch of the National Bank of India in Mombasa. Grindlays Bank merged with the National Bank of India in 1958 to form the National & Grindlays Bank. The government of Kenya bought a 60% stake in National & Grindlays Bank and took full control of it in 1970; renaming it Kenya Commercial Group. It was renamed KCB Bank Kenya after a corporate restructure. KCB Bank Kenya is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the KCB Group. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from anywhere

first_img Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch the Champions Cup match online from anywhereThis all-French Champions Cup quarter-final should make for perfect Saturday evening viewing, with both teams packed with internationals.Racing go into this match full of confidence as they sit atop the Top 14 after winning their first two matches, against Lyon and Montpellier, while Clermont have had their confidence dented by a surprise defeat at Bayonne last weekend.Clermont have won 35 of their last 37 home games in the Heineken Champions Cup, but Racing were the last team to beat them in the competition at the Stade Marcel-Michelin – triumphing 28-17 at this stage in 2018.Look out for Japan’s Kotaro Matsushima, one of the stars of last year’s full-back who starts at full-back for Clermont, while Finn Russell will be looking to dictate matters for Racing.Clermont Auvergne: Kotaro Matsushima; Damian Penaud, Apisai Naqalevu, Wesley Fofana, Bastien Pourailly; Camille Lopez, Morgan Parra (captain); Etienne Falgoux, Etienne Fourcade, Rabah Slimani, Sitaleki Timani, Sébastien Vahaamahina, Arthur Iturria, Judicaël Cancoriet, Fritz Lee.Replacements: Adrien Pélissié, Peni Ravai, Cristian Ojovan, Paul Jedrasiak, Alexandre Lapandry, Sébastien Bézy, Cheik Tiberghien, Peter Betham.Racing 92: Simon Zebo; Louis Dupichot, Virimi Vakatawa, Olivier Klemenczak, Juan Imhoff; Finn Russell, Teddy Iribaren (captain); Eddy Ben Arous, Camille Chat, Georges Henri Colombe, Bernard Le Roux, Dominic Bird, Wenceslas Lauret, Fabien Sanconnie, Antonie Claassen.Replacements: Teddy Baubigny, Hassane Kolingar, Ali Oz, Donnacha Ryan, Baptiste Chouzenoux, Maxime Machenaud, Antoine Gibert, Francois Trinh-Duc. Here we explain how to find a reliable live stream for Clermont v Racing wherever you are.How to watch Clermont v Racing from outside your countryIf you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Champions Cup coverage, like Clermont v Racing, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Champions Cup live stream you would at home.Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.Check out ExpressVPN We recommend VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroadWe do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. Consuming pirated content that is paid-for is neither endorsed nor approved by Future Publishing.  High stakes: A lineout during the 2018 quarter-final meeting between Clermont and Racing (Getty Images) Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from New ZealandSpark Sport, the live and on-demand streaming service, has the rights to show Clermont v Racing in New Zealand. It kicks off at 4.45am on Sunday morning – set those alarms!It costs $24.99 for a monthly subscription and you can also sign up for a seven-day FREE trial.Spark Sport details This all-French affair is perfect Saturday evening viewing Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from South AfricaSuperSport has the rights to broadcast the Champions Cup in South Africa and you can watch Clermont v Racing at 6.45pm on the SuperSport Rugby channel.There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from EasyView, with access to Blitz, to Premium, with all ten sports channels.Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from JapanDAZN, which allows you to live stream sport or watch it on demand, is the place to go to watch Clermont v Racing in Japan (kick-off 1.45am). The service is compatible with smart TVs and phones, tablets, PCs, streaming sticks, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and more.Find out more about DAZN herecenter_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from the UK & IrelandClermont v Racing, which kicks off at 5.45pm, will be shown live on BT Sport 3 from 5.15pm in the UK and Ireland. If you don’t have a BT contract but want to watch the match, don’t worry because you can still easily watch it online.That’s because BT Sport has a contract-free monthly pass that allows you to get instant access to all four of their sport channels for just £25.Get a BT Sport Monthly PassIf you’re from the UK but are overseas when Clermont v Racing takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above. Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from elsewhereEPCR have launched an OTT service, epcrugby.tv, so you can stream live Champions Cup matches outside of its core broadcast territories (UK & Ireland, France, USA, Malta, Spain, Andorra and Sub-Saharan Africa).It’s €2.99 to watch a single Champions Cup match or you can buy a season pass to watch all of the remaining games of the 2019-20 campaign for €11.99. Or if you want to watch both the Champions and Challenge Cups, it’s €17.99 for a season pass for the rest of 2019-20.Find out epcrugby.tv here Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from FranceTo watch Clermont v Racing (kick-off 6.45pm) in France, beIN Sports is the place to go as they are the main rights holders. It costs €15 a month to access the coverage or if you commit to six months you get a discount of €12 a month.beIN Sports offersLive coverage of Clermont v Racing is also available on free-to-air France Télévisions.Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from EuropeIf you’re in Austria, Germany, Italy or Switzerland, you can watch Clermont v Racing (kick-off 6.45pm) through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN.Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from the USAIf you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Champions Cup matches is NBC, with matches streamed on NBC Sports Gold so you can watch them anytime and anywhere.Clermont v Racing will kick off at 12.45pm EST and 9.45am on the West Coast.The NBC Sports Gold Pass for rugby is $79.99 and includes coverage of the Gallagher Premiership, European Champions and Challenge Cups, and Guinness Six Nations.Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from CanadaFor those in Canada, the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN shows the Champions Cup and you can watch Clermont v Racing at 9.45am on the West Coast.Clermont v Racing live stream: How to watch from AustraliaFor those in Australia, a subscription to digital rugby network RugbyPass allows you to watch Clermont v Racing, albeit that it’s a late night on Saturday/early start on Sunday with a 2.45am kick-off (AEST). Subscriptions start from US$4.99 a month.RugbyPass Champions Cup coverage Can’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

Multiple choice click-to-give-for-free

MySmallPart.com is a click-to-give-for-free site. Unlike the HungerSite, it offers visitors the chance to donate for free, simply by clicking on a button, to 18 different causes, all listed on one page. You can “give” to “help disaster victims,” “fight heart disease,” “Shelter the Homeless”, and many other causes.The US site is, however, not forthcoming about the names of the charities which benefit. “To maintain our independent position,” states the site, “it has become necessary for us to not list the names of any of the recipient organisations” .Visit MySmallPart.com and find out more about click-to-give-for-free sites from UK Fundraising. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Multiple choice click-to-give-for-free Howard Lake | 16 August 2000 | News  16 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July…

first_img Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July 13 Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July 13 SHARE Previous articleIndiana Livestock Streamer Finds Ways Around Pandemic Cancellations on the HAT Wednesday Morning EditionNext articleIndiana Farm Bureau on Track to Deliver Health Benefits Plans in 2021 Purdue University News Service Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free 2020 Corn and Soybean Outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday (July 13).The webinar will provide participants with an updated agricultural outlook featuring information from the United States Department of Agriculture’s July release of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). The webinar also will feature updated profitability estimates for corn and soybeans.“The USDA released its Acreage report at the end of June, and the July WASDE report provides USDA’s first supply and demand estimates that incorporate its surprisingly small corn- and soybean-planted acreage estimates,” said James Mintert, professor and director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture at Purdue. “We’ll take a close look at the July corn and soybean balance sheet estimates from USDA, as well as updated crop condition information to provide some insight into marketing and management decisions.”Michael Langemeier, professor and associate director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture, will join Mintert on the webinar. Registration is free on the Center for Commercial Agriculture’s website. Participants will receive a confirmation email upon registration with a link to view the webinar live at its scheduled time. Those unable to join live can register to receive a follow-up email after the webinar to download the slides and view the recording.Learn more and register at https://purdue.ag/webinar071320. By Purdue University News Service – Jul 8, 2020 SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Journalists get death threats after denouncing Turkish border smuggling

first_imgNews RSF_en Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh Follow the news on Azerbaijan AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia September 5, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalists get death threats after denouncing Turkish border smuggling News June 8, 2021 Find out more Organisation RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan to go furthercenter_img AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts June 4, 2021 Find out more News “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says News Reporters Without Borders expressed concern today at death threats received by journalists on the Azerbaijani opposition daily Khurriyet, notably its editor Aydyn Guliyev, after the paper ran an article accusing a senior customs official of involvement in a petrol-smuggling racket.”These threats must be taken seriously, since the editor’s appeal to the authorities for physical protection has gone unanswered,” said the organisation’s secretary-general Robert Ménard in a letter to interior minister Ramil Usubov. “We support his request and urge you to do everything possible to ensure the safety of the paper’s journalists.People who said they were friends of Mudariz Panakhov, the customs chief in Sadarak, on the border with Turkey, reportedly made death threats against Guliyev and other journalists on the paper, saying they blow up its offices if any more articles appeared. The paper had printed an article headed “Sadarak customs and the millions” on 30 August, reporting a $7 million annual petrol smuggling racket. Mystery vehicles crashed into the editor’s car on 3 September. Help by sharing this information April 9, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Mohamed Al-Shaibani attacked

first_img Help by sharing this information News Mohamed Al-Shaibani was distributing copies of the independent daily Al-Oula in the Sanaa neighbourhood of Naqim when he was physically attacked by government supporters, who accused the newspaper of stirring up unrest. RSF_en center_img Organisation April 10, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Mohamed Al-Shaibani attackedlast_img read more

The Rise of Unconventional Loans

first_imgSign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago loans mortgage Sales 2019-08-21 Seth Welborn Previous: Mortgage Debt on the Rise, Volume of Mortgages Falling Next: Ask the Economist: Millennial Demand and Affordability Issues August 21, 2019 1,383 Views Tagged with: loans mortgage Sales Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to get credit as strict lending requirements put in place following the financial crisis are beginning to erode, according to the Wall Street Journal.WSJ states that risky lending is making a return, as subprime and Alt-A mortgages are rebranded into non-qualified loans. Borrowers took out a record number of these loans in 2018, at $45 billion, the most in a decade, and are likely to take out more in 2019. Proponents state that mortgages became too hard to get post-2008, and unconventional loans, such as non-QM loans, could open the housing market to sound borrowers who had been shut out of it. “There are some weakening standards and weakening practices,” said Eric Kaplan, Director of the Housing Finance Program at the Milken Institute on Wall Street Journal. “It doesn’t rise to the same level yet, to my knowledge, of some of the things taking place just prior to the crisis. But we have to be vigilant.”Nonbank lenders are largely the ones extending non-traditional loans, but big banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse Group AG and Citigroup Inc. have recently been arranging mortgage bonds backed by unconventional loans.Big banks’ mortgage arms are still avoiding riskier borrowers, leaving them to nonbank lenders. Despite the rise in unconventional loans, the market for unconventional home loans is still smallcompared with the rest of the mortgage market, as well as its precrisis past, when unconventional borrowing peaked at more than $1 trillion. “Still, the increase in unconventional loans shows that lenders are looking farther afield for customers,” WSJ’s Ben Eisen states. “As the U.S. economic expansion ages and home prices rise faster than incomes for most Americans, the mortgage industry is finding that there is a limited number of cream-of-the-crop borrowers.” About Author: Seth Welborn  Print This Post The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Investment, Market Studies, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Rise of Unconventional Loans Home / Daily Dose / The Rise of Unconventional Loans Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Subscribelast_img read more

New NI laws allow woman missing in Donegal to be declared dead

first_img Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire A new law which allows a missing person to be declared dead  has been used for the first time by the family of a County Tyrone doctor who went missing in County Donegal in January 2009.Until 2009, the family of a missing person would have to wait seven years for such a declaration.Dr Deirdre Donnelly’s car was found at Kinnego Beach. Notes to her three children were found in the nearby family holiday home.The High Court in Belfast was told that Dr Donnelly had suffered from depression.Mr Justice Deeny ruled that it was proved to the court’s satisfaction that Dr Donnelly entered the sea on 11 January 2009 between 9am and 11am and subsequently drowned. Newsx Adverts 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Facebook Facebook By News Highland – February 9, 2012 WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleTwin Towns pool will help realise regional sports centre ambition – Mc GonagleNext articleSenator O’Domhnaill accuses Government of favouring private ‘D4’ schools News Highland Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th New NI laws allow woman missing in Donegal to be declared dead Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

220 people diagnosed with Covid-19 in NI

first_img By News Highland – September 23, 2020 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleWainfest 2020 programme launchedNext articleIncidence rate of Covid-19 in Donegal now second highest in Ireland News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter The second highest number of daily COVID-19 cases has been recorded today in the North.220 people have been diagnosed with the virus and there have been no further deaths, according to its Department of Health.The total number of deaths in Northern Ireland from coronavirus is 577. Pinterest Google+ Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Twittercenter_img 220 people diagnosed with Covid-19 in NI Facebook Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApplast_img read more