The streaming wars: Can Disney topple Netflix?

The streaming wars: Can Disney topple Netflix?

Image copyright Marvel/DisneyImage caption Disney, owner of the Avengers and Star Wars franchises, will test its brand appeal with the start of its own streaming services Last year Disney put Netflix on notice, announcing it would launch its own streaming...
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E-commerce policy soon, says Suresh Prabhu; expresses optimism on Ease of Doing Business rankings next fiscal

E-commerce policy soon, says Suresh Prabhu; expresses optimism on Ease of Doing Business rankings next fiscal

From e-commerce policy to free trade agreements to government’s decision on Air India, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation spoke on a slew of issues at the Moneycontrol Wealth Creator Awards 2018, in Mumbai on Friday. Regarding...
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After years of run-of-the-mill motor insurance, IRDAI now wants to give you options

After years of run-of-the-mill motor insurance, IRDAI now wants to give you options

Your regular motor insurance product taken for protection against damage to your car/bike (also callee own damage or OD) may look significantly different in the near future. Not only is the insurance regulator looking to allow short-term duration products, it....
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Fed nods to concerns but still sees US rate hikes

Fed nods to concerns but still sees US rate hikes

Federal Reserve policymakers on November 16 signalled at further interest rate increases ahead, even as they raised relatively muted concerns over a potential global slowdown that has markets betting heavily that the rate-hike cycle will soon peter out. The w...
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Johnston Press: i newspaper publisher sets out rescue plan

Johnston Press: i newspaper publisher sets out rescue plan

Johnston Press, publisher of the i, The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, has detailed a rescue plan aimed at ensuring its survival. The newspaper group put itself up for sale last month, but said none of the offers it received...
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University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

Image copyright Getty Images University students have been bombarded with fake tax refund emails in the last month, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of students have been targeted in a bid...
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Moneycontrol announces first edition of ‘Wealth Creator Awards’; Suresh Prabhu to be chief guest

Moneycontrol announces first edition of ‘Wealth Creator Awards’; Suresh Prabhu to be chief guest

Mumbai: Moneycontrol, financial and business media platform is set to host the first edition of the ‘Wealth Creator Awards’ on Friday at Taj Land’s End in Mumbai. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation will attend the cere...
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Pound steadies after biggest fall since 2016

Pound steadies after biggest fall since 2016

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has stabilised after Thursday’s turmoil sparked by the political fall-out from Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Sterling edged up against the dollar to $1.2816 in the absence of any more resignations caused by the p...
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EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

Image copyright Getty Images EE and Virgin Media have been fined £13.3m by Ofcom for leaving customers who quit broadband and phone contracts early “out of pocket”. The regulator said about 400,000 EE customers who ended their contracts early were...
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Two agencies to be appointed for template on FTA negotiations in future: Suresh Prabhu

Two agencies to be appointed for template on FTA negotiations in future: Suresh Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that two independent agencies would be appointed for preparing a template to negotiate free trade agreements (FTAs) in future. He said that the country would now have a completely new approach...
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