Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Alexandra Valencia Article content QUITO — Ecuador’s government on Thursday acquiesced to a demand of indigenous demonstrators who have held 11 days of protests, giving them access to a cultural center, but violent confrontations at marches continued. Disquiet over prices for fuel, food and other … Read more

Supreme Court Voids New York Gun Permit Law, Establishes Right to Carry Outside Home

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New York law that required people to show a special need to carry a handgun in public, ruling for the first time that the Second Amendment protects gun rights outside the home. The 6-3 ruling could mean more guns … Read more

Army, NDRF and SDRF carry out rescue ops in flood-hit Assam’s Cachar

As several parts of the Cachar district of Assam including urban and rural parts of Silchar are totally submerged, the Indian Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) carried out rescue operations in flood-hit areas of the district … Read more

History says the next bull market is just months away, and it could carry the S&P 500 to the 6,000 level, according to Bank of America

When it comes to bear markets, investors can take comfort from history, which suggests that where there’s a beginning, there’s always an end. And according to Bank of America, investors have only got a few bear-market months left to endure after the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 SPX, +0.22% tumbled into bear territory at the start … Read more

GM’s Cruise Wins First California Permit To Carry Paying Riders In Driverless Cars

General Motors Co.’s GM.N Cruise on Thursday became the first company to secure a permit to charge for self-driving car rides in San Francisco, after it overcame objections by city officials. Self-driving test cars with human safety drivers have become a constant sight in San Francisco, and completely driverless ones are increasingly common too. Turning … Read more

Finance Ministry allows govt departments to carry over quarterly spending

In a bid to streamline expenditure amidst pressure on the Centre’s fiscal math, the Finance Ministry has allowed government departments to carry over their unspent amounts to subsequent quarters. “Ministries and departments are permitted to utilise the unspent balances from quarter one to quarter two for cash management purposes. Unspent … Read more

Analysis-Biden’s Taiwan remarks show conviction to defend island but carry risks By Reuters

© Reuters. U.S. President Joe Biden attends a press conference at Akasaka guest house, in Tokyo, Japan, May 23, 2022. Nicolas Datiche/Pool via REUTERS By Michael Martina and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – There is an old saying in politics that a gaffe is when a politician says what they really mean. And critics of … Read more

Cost accountants’ body asks govt to allow members to carry audits of MSMEs

The cost accountants’ institute has requested the government to consider allowing cost and management accountants to conduct financial audit of MSMEs and private limited companies. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, set up under an Act of Parliament, has around 90,000 members and about 5 lakh students. … Read more