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WPI inflation in December at 3-month low, contrary to retail trend

Contrary to hefty increase in the rate of rise in consumer prices, the Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation eased to a three-month low of 3.58 per cent in December, down from 3.93 per cent the month before.  Earlier, data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation had risen to a 17-month high of 5.21 per cent in December, up from 4.88 per cent in November.  “The divergence in the sequential trend in…

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This fintech firm, robo-adviser Netwealth, is aiming to steal the dinner off wealth managers’ plates by targeting the super-rich

For well-off individuals looking to outsource the day-to-day investment of their pounds, wealth managers have long looked like the best option. Yet for an industry driven by huge amounts of money and used by professionals ranging from entrepreneurs to technology titans, there has been surprisingly little innovation. For high-net-worth investors, using a wealth manager is rather like throwing money into a black hole – they have little idea of where it goes, or what amount is reaped in fees by…

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Top former Michelin starred restaurant Turners announces IMMEDIATE closure

A top Birmingham restaurant has announced its immediate closure. Turners at 69, in High Street, Harborne, made the shock announcement today. Chef Richard Turner said in a statement: “I have made the decision to close Turners at 69 as of Monday 15th January 2018. “The restaurant has enjoyed many wonderful years on the Birmingham dining scene. “I would like to apologise to anyone who will be disappointed by the closure and extend a heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported…

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Advocate for rural healthcare named CHIME, HIMSS CIO of the year

Rural hospital executive Randy McCleese has been named the 2017 John E Gall Jr. CIO of the year. The award is presented by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. McCleese, CIO at Methodist Hospital, a two-hospital system in Western Kentucky, was praised for working to advance health IT at small and rural hospitals. Methodist includes a 192-bed hospital in Henderson, a critical access hospital in Morganfield, as well as a medical group…

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Jack Butland or Jan Oblak could replace current Liverpool goalkeepers, says Shay Given

Five Premier League players who might move in January Newsweek Former Newcastle United and Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given thinks Liverpool are searching for replacements for maligned pair Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius, with Stoke City’s Jack Butland and Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak the outstanding candidates to fill the problem position. Reds manager Jurgen Klopp gave Karius another chance to prove his worth in the victory over high-flying Manchester City on Sunday (14 January), but the former Mainz goalkeeper was…

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Policy uncertainty likely to continue in 2018, says World Bank

Policy uncertainty issues will remain a major challenge for SA’s economic growth in 2018, with the World Bank forecasting expansion of just 1.1%. This is one of the lowest growth rates in sub-Saharan Africa. Gerard Kambou, senior economist at the World Bank’s Development Economics Prospects Group, talks to Business Day TV about the bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report, and where SA stands in terms of growth in 2018. Source link

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B-Line Medical Launches SimCapture Pro

Newswise — WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 15, 2018 – B-Line Medical®, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is excited to announce the launch of SimCapture Pro.  SimCapture Pro is a cloud-based and mobile-friendly simulation management platform that makes simulation management accessible to any-sized organization or institution. B-Line Medical has gathered over a decade of field experience with its flagship product, SimCapture.  SimCapture is in use at over 500 healthcare institutions in 35 countries (including 9 out…

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Lego Clicks With China’s Tencent to Develop Online Games

Lego Group is teaming up with one of China’s biggest tech firms to develop online games for children, as it and the rest of the toy industry try to navigate technology shifts that are changing how children play. Lego said it would jointly develop Lego-branded games with Tencent Holdings Ltd., the Chinese tech giant that runs one of the country’s most popular social networks. The tie-up is geared at making games for Chinese children, Lego said Monday. … Source link

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‘Jumanji’ Tops Box Office for a Second Week

Photo From left, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” Credit Frank Masi/Sony Pictures, via Associated Press An unspectacular week at the box office led Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” back to No. 1. The action movie took in $27 million from Friday through Sunday to bring its domestic total to $283 million after four weeks. “Jumanji” also topped the Chinese box office and has made over $550 million worldwide; its…

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How to Create Executive Team Norms — and Make Them Stick

Executive Summary Having a set of norms that an executive team consistently follows helps team members be clearer about each other’s intentions, increases trust, saves time, decreases backbiting and politics, and sets a clear operational compass for the rest of the organization. To create your own executive team norms and put them into practice, follow these five steps: (1) Identify successful norms based on your past experience; (2) break down the norms into behaviors; (3) commit to five norms or…

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Mid-budget films battle squeeze from Netflix and blockbusters | Business

Independent movies such as Darkest Hour succeeding despite big studios’ dominance Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Working Title’s Darkest Hour. Photograph: Allstar/Working Title Films As the latest clutch of arthouse films – including Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – are feted during this year’s awards season, the mid-budget film sector is grappling with Hollywood’s blockbuster addiction and the new challenges presented by Netflix and Amazon. The big US studios have become increasingly dependent on big-budget, populist…

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Scores injured as floor collapses in Jakarta exchange

Mark Wembridge in Hong Kong January 15, 2018 More than 70 people were injured on Monday after a mezzanine floor collapsed inside the Indonesia Stock Exchange in downtown Jakarta. Authorities said a group of university students visiting the exchange as part of a study tour were among those injured when the floor caved in. At least 72 people were being treated for injuries from the incident in the complex’s Tower Two and that there had been no fatalities, Jakarta police…

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Personalised number plates – what’s driving the R1S 1NG trend? | Money

Record numbers of motorists are buying private plates, which, at the top of the market, can sell for £500,000 The trade in numberplates made more than £110 million for the Treasury in 2016-17. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo In an era when we’re all supposed to be flaunting our individuality, the trend for personalised car number plates has apparently never been higher. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), which sells new and never-issued registrations, sold 374,968 last year, an increase…

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Rajoy warns Madrid will block ‘government by Skype’ in Catalonia

Michael Stothard in Madrid January 15, 2018 Madrid will continue to run Catalonia’s government if Carles Puigdemont is re-elected as head of the regional parliament while living in exile in Brussels, Spain’s prime minister has warned. In a direct challenge to separatist forces in Catalonia supporting a return of their firebrand former leader, Mariano Rajoy said it was “absurd” that Mr Puigdemont was pushing to govern the region while in self-imposed exile abroad.  “There is no margin to be president…

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s changing its news feed again, BlackBerry CEO to deliver keynote at Detroit Auto Show

Facebook’s changing its news feed again. The Detroit Auto Show has begun – and today’s keynote is being delivered by BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Trending on – where else? – Facebook is the latest changes to the social network’s signature news feed. In a Jan. 11 post on his public Facebook page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that moving forward, users would be seeing fewer posts from businesses, brands, and media in favour of posts from family and friends. The goal,…

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power beyond convention, The Canadian Business Journal

DETROIT, MI–(Marketwired – January 15, 2018) – INFINITI reveals new form language for an era of advanced powertrains Minimalist and human-centric interior design Concept suggests future applications for world’s first production-ready VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine New ProPILOT technologies liberate the driver from mundane and stressful drives Previewing a new generation of INFINITI vehicles, the Q Inspiration Concept proposes how an innovative VC-Turbo powertrain, next-level autonomous drive technologies, and a unique human-centric interior could enrich the experience of drivers in…

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