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9 per cent jump in applications to UK universities from South India students

A 9 per cent increase has been witnessed in the number of applications received from students of South India to study in the United Kingdom.   Representative image A 9 per cent increase has been witnessed in the number of applications received from students of South India to study in the United Kingdom, said a top British envoy.  The number ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs breaks down how Amazon can jump into health care

Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Jeff Bezos Amazon is speeding its efforts to crack the health care market, hiring a number of high-profile executives, testing Echo technology in top hospitals and creating a secret “1492” team dedicated to health-technology opportunities like telemedicine and electronic medical records. Goldman Sachs is now out with a 30-page report from five research analysts on Amazon’s likely ambitions in the ... Read More »

New Pokemon Game Magikarp Jump iOS and Android Download Available Now

HIGHLIGHTS Pokemon: Magikarp Jump is now available for download on iOS and Android It is free-to-play with microtransactions Other Pokemon such as Pikachu may appear as cameos It seems that the success of Pokemon Go hasn’t made The Pokemon Company rest on its laurels. Pokemon: Magikarp Jump is the latest game from the Pokemon creator. However it has little in ... Read More »

Car insurance premiums ‘jump by £110’

Drivers saw their car insurance premiums rise by an average of £110 in the last year, a comparison site says. More expensive repairs and recent government changes to injury payouts pushed up annual insurance costs by 16%, according to Confused.com. It found drivers paid on average £781 on comparison sites for a comprehensive policy in the year to March 2017. ... Read More »

Analyst: This stock jump may also sign a comeback for tech within the near future

The technology sector has taken its proportion of hits this yr, having fallen 2 percentage, butimplemented substances‘ stellar trading day may also sign a pending reversal in fortunes for the wholespace, said Daniel Morgan, a Synovus trust portfolio manager, on Friday. “Semiconductor gadget is a preliminary … in terms of orders,” he advised CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.” “with a bit of ... Read More »

Wealthy borrowers behind 9.3% jump in new mortgages

A sharp drop in interest rates prompted more homeowners to refinance their mortgages last week, especially those with large loans, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. Total mortgage application volume increased 9.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week. Interest rate-dependent refinances were almost entirely behind the gains. Scott Mlyn | CNBC A man exits a Citibank ... Read More »

Wealthy borrowers behind 9.3% jump in new mortgages

Applications to refinance a home loan rose 16 percent from the previous week, seasonally adjusted, while those to purchase a home rose just 0.2 percent for the week. Purchase applications are still 25 percent higher than one year ago, indicating strengthening in future home sales; while lower rates certainly help homebuyers, they are not an immediate driver of sales. Interest ... Read More »

Kors shares jump as less bad is good enough

Shares of Michael Kors shot up more than 20 percent Tuesday, after the handbag maker reported sales and profits that easily topped Wall Street’s expectations during the holiday quarter. More importantly, despite aggressive promotions that permeated across the broader handbag sector, the affordable luxury maker also reported better-than-feared gross margins. Adam Jeffery | CNBC A Michael Kors retail store on ... Read More »