• Range-bound trading for Ringgit next week

    The ringgit will see range-bound trading next week and move between 4.45 and 4.46, against the US dollar, on market adjustments following the announcement of new measures by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), said a dealer.
  • Duluth Trading Company’s Independence store in Missouri

    Nat Kimberling was one of the first customers to walk through new Duluth Trading Company in Independence Thursday morning. The North Kansas City resident was more than happy to make the 45-minute drive because he couldn’t wait to see what his favourite clothing store, with its new address at 18010 ...
  • Deutsche Bank to shed 3,400 clients

    Germany’s biggest bank has cut ties with clients that cost more to service than they bring in returns as part of efforts to boost its capital. Deutsche Bank Chief Executive John Cryan is stepping up the restructuring process as the bank finalizes talks with U.S. justice authorities over a multi-billion ...
  • Desultory wage report cools off stocks

    Investors made a small move back to safer assets Friday afternoon after the government’s November jobs report showed continued hiring, but weak wages. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 21.51 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 19,170.42. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 0.87 points to 2,191.95. The Nasdaq ...
  • YMCA property yet to receive offers

    The Magic Valley YMCA is waiting for any offers for its Canyon Rim property. But board president Andy Barry wrote in a Friday email to the Times-News that interests have been expressed by potential buyers. The Y announced in a letter to members in October it planned to close the ...
  • Tanglewood property suit: Jury sides with homeowners association

    A Harris County jury has sided with a homeowners association in the affluent Tanglewood neighbourhood that was sued by residents over plans to build a house on their lot. Stewart and Marla Feldman, and a trustee, sued Tanglewood Homes Association in an effort to force them to approve plans for ...
  • County budget boosted by property tax revenues

    Thanks to the prospect of higher property tax revenues, the Otsego County budget will see a significant increase for 2017 compared with several years in the past. The general fund would go from $7,880,769 (£6,188,761) in 2016 to $8,064,151 (£6,332,771) in 2017, county administrator, John Burt said. “We’re expecting property ...
  • Two Henderson Insurance Brokers managing directors promoted to group executive board

    Two managing directors of Henderson Insurance Brokers (HIBL), Paul Judge and Phil Davies, have both been promoted to the group executive board. Judge will become executive development director for all companies within the Henderson Insurance Group. He led the company at the Leeds headquarters.
  • Oracle Insurance Brokers fined

    Oracle Insurance Brokers and Silver City Tech have been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of spam texts offering easy access to loans. The ICO’s investigations were triggered by public complaints.
  • Chartered Insurance Institute to create broker society

    A manifesto pledge from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) could see the development of a new broker membership programme in the second quarter of 2017. Keith Richards, chief executive of the Personal Finance Society, which is part of the CII, revealed: “For brokers in particular, they are to see the ...