BSP keeps credit card fee cap at 24% per year

by on November 15, 2022 0

Bangko Sentral of the Philippines. (File Photo/Philippine Daily Inquirer) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) decided to maintain interest rate caps on credit card transactions, citing the “reasonableness” of current fees even with accelerating inflation. With this, the maximum interest rate or finance charge for unpaid credit card balances is still 2% per month...

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Top 3 small game species to hunt this fall and winter

by on November 13, 2022 0

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) — Small game hunting during the winter is a great way for hunters young and old to build skills and confidence without breaking the bank. You don’t need specialized or expensive equipment to hunt them, just a .22 rifle and/or any shotgun, warm clothes and boots suitable for hiking. The...

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BSP maintains cap on credit card fees until the end of the year

by on November 12, 2022 0

Laurent Agcaoili – The Star of the Philippines November 13, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Consumers are expected to continue to enjoy low interest rates and fees on their credit card transactions at least through the Christmas holidays after Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) decided to maintain the current cap until ‘at the...

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The Ministry of Commerce is committed to ensuring the availability of essential products

by on November 9, 2022 0

These factors have disrupted global food production and the supply chain, causing a global food crisis, especially in developing countries. As part of the government’s continued efforts to ensure the availability of affordable essentials in the country, the National Food Security and Marketing Corporation (formerly GGC) has been encouraged to intervene in the importation...

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Discovery of a new species of estuarine crab in the Vellar River estuary

by on November 8, 2022 0

The species, discovered in the estuary of Cuddalore district by the faculty of Annamalai University, has been named ‘Pseudohelice annamalai’ The species, discovered in the estuary of Cuddalore district by the faculty of Annamalai University, has been named ‘Pseudohelice annamalai’ Researchers have discovered a new species of estuarine crab in the Parangipettai mangroves near...

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Oil rebounds with commodities on China optimism

by on November 6, 2022 0

the herald Oil jumped above US$90 a barrel as commodities and stocks in Asia rallied on optimism that China might ease its Covid restrictions. West Texas Intermediate futures jumped nearly 3%, putting crude on track for a second weekly advance, after rumors swirled on social media that China might change its Covid Zero policy....

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Calming the Internal Chaos: Traverse City’s Cassy McQuaid Stone battles MS to compete in Iceman for the first time since 2011 | Sports

by on November 6, 2022 0

TRAVERSE CITY – The small spots all along his spine and on his brain are invisible on the surface. Those lesions dotting her central nervous system seem miniscule compared to the painful havoc they wreak on Cassy McQuaid Stone. Physically, emotionally, mentally. The past 22 years since his diagnosis have been filled with some...

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StockNews.com starts covering Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL)

by on November 5, 2022 0

Equity research analysts at StockNews.com began to cover the shares of Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ: SAL – Get a rating) in a research report released Saturday. The company has placed a “hold” rating on the bank’s shares. Salisbury Bancorp price performance Shares of Stock SAL opened at $27.01 on Friday. The company has a debt...

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Rocket Lab Opens Archimedean Engine Test Bed at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi | app

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STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Mississippi–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 4, 2022– Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, today began testing operations for the Archimedes engine with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at NASA’s historic Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The Archimedes Test Complex will host engine testing for...

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Rising grain prices offset declines in other commodities

by on November 4, 2022 0

The benchmark for global food commodity prices was broadly flat in October, with higher grain prices more than offset by lower quotations for other commodities, the report reported today (Friday 4 November). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices...

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Danish leader resigns in bid to form new government despite victory – WSB-TV Channel 2

by on November 2, 2022 0

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — (AP) — Despite coming first in the Danish elections, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen decided to step down on Wednesday along with her social-democratic government in a bid to build a broader coalition across the divide Politics. Frederiksen’s announcement came after a dramatic vote tally in which the centre-left bloc that has...

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B2Gold Reaffirms Production Guidelines – Product Commentary

by on November 1, 2022 0

B2Gold released its third quarter results on Tuesday. The company reaffirmed its production guidelines. Outlook for 2022 unchanged, production forecast reaffirmed For the full year 2022, total consolidated production and cost guidance remains unchanged, B2Gold said. Lower than expected production at the Fekola and Otjikoto mines in the third quarter was due to temporary...

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Lowest number of invasive species found out of 5,800 boats inspected at Lake Tahoe in 2022 | South of Lake Tahoe

by on October 31, 2022 0

See full picture Personal watercraft inspectors decontaminate a boat at Meyers Station. Photo by Corey Rich/Novus Select Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Press Release LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As Lake Tahoe boat inspections transition to winter operations, inspectors report intercepting significantly fewer vessels this year with aquatic invasive species (AIS) on board. They attribute improvements...

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Three candidates for the post of Prime Minister in Denmark and a joker

by on October 30, 2022 0

Copenhagen, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – October 30, 2022): Facing outgoing Social Democratic Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, the right-wing and far-right opposition lines up mostly behind two candidates to form the next government after the November 1 elections. Liberal Jakob Ellemann-Jensen and conservative Soren Pape Poulsen are in the running to take his place, but...

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Commodity stocks, Natwest drives down FTSE 100

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Natwest falls below the FTSE 100 Glencore lowers core earnings forecast UK retailers hit by Amazon warning FTSE 100 down 0.4%, FTSE 250 down 0.9% Oct 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 fell on Friday as widening COVID-19 restrictions in China dragged down commodities-related stocks, while Britain’s Natwest bank slumped after reporting a profit...

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CFIA monitors invasive insect species

by on October 28, 2022 0

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive species that has been spotted in some northern states in the United States. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia, and CFIA senior specialist Diana Mooij says there are concerns eggs could be accidentally introduced into the...

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Montana Invasive Species Summit focuses on sharing ideas

by on October 25, 2022 0

HELENA — Leaders from across Montana are in Helena this week, working on statewide priorities for invasive species management. The Montana Invasive Species Council brought together about 100 stakeholders from across the state on Tuesday, for the state’s 2022 Invasive Species Summit. Their goal was to continue the message of protecting Montana’s land and...

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The market for basic plastics is growing at a rapid speed in the near future

by on October 21, 2022 0

Basic plastics market According to the report published by Allied Market Research, the plastics market by type (polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene (PS), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polyethylene terephthalate (PET ) , and Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) (PMMA)) and End-Use Industry (Packaging, Automotive, Electronics, Consumer Goods, Construction, Textiles, Medical & Pharmaceutical, and...

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Students remove invasive plants at a conservation site

by on October 20, 2022 0

ROODHOUSE – Despite the cold weather on Wednesday, students from Winchester took to the trails of Doe Run Education Works with sprays, gloves and mowers to eliminate various invasive species growing along the trails. Over 35 students split into teams to help the Doe Run organization remove plants and clean up the area around...

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KBRA awards preliminary grades to FREED ABS Trust 2022-4FP

by on October 19, 2022 0

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to four classes of bonds issued by FREED ABS Trust 2022-4FP (“FREED 2022-4FP”), a $283.15 million consumer lending asset-backed securities transaction. dollars. Preliminary ratings reflect initial credit enhancement levels of 67.85% for Class A Notes, 45.10% for Class B Notes, 34.70% for Class C Notes and 18.30% for...

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AHL to End Commodities Brokerage Business – Newspaper

by on October 19, 2022 0

KARACHI: Stock brokerage Arif Habib Ltd (AHL) plans to shut down its commodity brokerage business, a company official told Dawn on Tuesday. AHL currently owns a 100% stake in Arif Habib Commodities Ltd (AHCL), an unlisted subsidiary that deals in commodities brokerage. “AHL has sought shareholder approval for the divestiture/liquidation of the commodity brokerage...

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Credit card issuers’ bad debts ease in July

by on October 17, 2022 0

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Filipino Star October 18, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Degraded loans from credit card issuers improved to 5.7% at the end of July after peaking at 10.1% at the height of the COVID lockdowns in November 2020, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. BSP Governor Felipe Medalla said...

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Basic necessities are always out of reach

by on October 16, 2022 0

Kitchen essentials including flour, chickens, eggs, fish, onions, vegetables and ginger have become increasingly expensive over the past week, hitting consumers harder than before. Traders attributed the price hike to a squeeze in supply amid low imports as well as a noticeable decline in local production. Wheat flour (atta), coarse atta and all-purpose flour...

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US zoo welcomes two new baby cheetahs as species become rare

by on October 15, 2022 0

Given the precarious situation of cheetahs around the world, any addition to their numbers anywhere in the world is welcome. The news that four-year-old female cheetah Amani gave birth to two cubs this month in the United States has wildlife enthusiasts feeling just that. According to a report on smithsonianmag.com, the cubs were born...

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Daily Post Voter’s Guide – Palo Alto Daily Post

by on October 14, 2022 0

It’s election time. In the Mid-Peninsula, several races are held in November. Here is an overview. SANTA CLARA COUNTY Sheriff – Kevin Jensen vs. Bob Jonsen In the sheriff’s race, unions back Jensen while elected officials are in Jonsen’s corner Candidate Profile: Retired Sheriff Captain Kevin Jensen Open to Reforming the Sheriff’s Office Candidate...

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Protecting endangered species comes too late, study finds

by on October 13, 2022 0

Endangered Species Act protections often kick in too late to fully restore the declining populations of animals, plants and insects it is meant to help, according to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE Wednesday. Researchers who assessed some 970 cases involving the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the past three decades...

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StockNews.com now covers First Commonwealth Financial (NYSE:FCF).

by on October 13, 2022 0

First Commonwealth Financial research analysts began covering First Commonwealth Financial on Wednesday with a company performance report that was made available that day (NYSE: FCF). As a result, the shares of the financial institution were given a “Hold” rating by the brokerage firm. Since the publication of the last report, more and more stock...

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CSE Frameworks Project for the Commodities Exchange

by on October 12, 2022 0

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has submitted a draft set of rules to the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) for the country’s first commodity exchange. The draft rules were handed over to BSEC Chairman Prof. Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam at his office on Tuesday, where CSE Chairman Asif Ibrahim and Director Emdadul Islam were also...

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The Madness of Banning Commodity Futures

by on October 9, 2022 0

The government keeps telling people that it wants to empower farmers. This was also the assertion made by previous governments. But when we look back, we find that governments have often taken one step forward, and one (sometimes two) back. It was true of the past. It is also relevant for the present. And...

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Feeding raw materials: oil rises | Article

by on October 7, 2022 0

Energy – supply cuts continue to support oil Oil prices continue to strengthen following the 2MMbbl/d paper cut announced by OPEC+ on Wednesday. ICE Brent gained just over 1.1% yesterday, leading the market to trade above US$94/bbl. The crude oil market is now on track for its best week since mid-April. Following the OPEC+...

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Edmonton police apologize after concerns over release of composite DNA phenotyping sketch – Edmonton

by on October 6, 2022 0

Edmonton police apologize following public backlash following the department’s decision to release a composite sketch of a sexual assault suspect that was produced using DNA phenotyping. Earlier this week, the Edmonton Police Department said the composite sketch had been compiled and released as a ‘last resort’ in hopes of identifying a man wanted in...

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ASUU Strike: Speakers as an Endangered Species

by on October 6, 2022 0

It is no longer news that the nearly year-long strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has had devastating consequences for students and parents. All the actors involved in the face-off had their “breakfast” fully served, as is often said. But the main stakeholders whose fate has been overlooked for obvious reasons...

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Functional Beverage Market Growth Opportunity, Vertical and Forecast 2030

by on October 3, 2022 0

Functional Drinks Market Report Rising number of fitness enthusiasts and rising consumer inclination towards a healthy lifestyle are expected to be the major growth drivers for the market. POTLAND, UNITED STATES, Oct. 3, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled “Functional Beverages Market by Type, Distribution Channel...

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Private equity’s secret sauce is drying up

by on September 28, 2022 0

As banks are exhausted from funding billion-dollar buyouts and pension funds grow impatient with the never-ending thirst for capital from private equity, skepticism is growing about the industry’s performance – and whether some of their daredevil deals could result in disastrous losses for their financiers. The mood on Wall Street is rapidly deteriorating. Companies...

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You don’t have to be a cute koala to be an Instagram influencer. Give lizards and bugs a chance and we’ll love them too

by on September 28, 2022 0

Remember the high school popularity contests? Often, our athletic and genetically gifted classmates have attracted the most attention: the school captain, the captain of the soccer team, the prom queen. But popularity contests aren’t just for school. And in the world of conservation, it can be a matter of survival for “winners” and “losers”....

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2 value stocks to buy now

by on September 27, 2022 0

Image source: Getty Images The S&P/TSX Composite Index is down 14.45% from its 52-week high at the time of writing. The decline in Canada’s benchmark equity index mirrors the state of the broader equity market, indicating substantial discounts across the board. Most TSX-listed stocks are trading at 20-50% discounts from their all-time highs, but...

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Six discoveries that changed the way we think about human origins

by on September 25, 2022 0

Scientific study has portrayed humans as being smarter, more intellectual, and more caring than our ancestral predecessors. Scientific study has portrayed humans as being smarter, more intellectual, and more caring than our ancestral predecessors. The scientific study of human evolution has historically reassured us of a comforting order of things. He portrayed humans as...

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Officials visit a local farm as Commodity Partnership Projects begin

by on September 23, 2022 0

by Sarah Gray Chief Editor The new “Farmers for Soil Health Climate-Smart Commodities Partnership” project is now in motion after several organizations came together to encourage and support agricultural practices across the country. On Wednesday, September 21, representatives from the USDA, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, United Soybean Board, National Pork Board, National Corn...

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Converge Technology is a double, says Echelon

by on September 23, 2022 0

The stock has fallen significantly so far this year, but investors can expect a rebound from Converging technology solutions (Converge Technology Solutions Stock Quote, Charts, News, Analysts, Financials TSX:CTS), according to Echelon Capital Markets analyst Rob Goff, who reviewed the company’s latest acquisition in a client report on Friday. Goff reiterated a “Speculative Buy”...

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The tricolor bat may be listed as an endangered species

by on September 23, 2022 0

Related practices and jurisdictions Thursday, September 22, 2022 The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (the “Service”) has issued a proposed rule the listing of the tri-colored myotis as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). The tricolor bat is found in parts of 39 states, including Texas, Iowa, and Oklahoma, which...

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Luther College recognized as one of the best colleges for sustainability | Waverly Logs

by on September 21, 2022 0

DECORAH, Iowa – The 2022 Sustainable Campuses Index is out, and this year the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) named Luther College the fourth-best bachelor’s institution in the nation for its sustainability efforts. “The Sustainable Campus Index is a comprehensive, independent assessment that includes hundreds of schools. For Luther to...

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LendingPoint seeks to raise $311.8 million

by on September 21, 2022 0

LendingPoint is preparing to sponsor its latest securitization of income streams from its consumer unsecured installment loan pool. Asset securitization trust LendingPoint 2002-C is set to issue $311.8 million worth of notes, in a deal expected to close later this month. In a first for LendingPoint’s asset securitization program, the LP 2022-C transaction contains...

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Kpler expands its offer to agricultural products

by on September 21, 2022 0

Traflow volatility is a key driver for new supply to alleviate food security challenges BRUSSELS, September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kpler, a fast-growing leader in technology-enabled data, analytics and market insights, today announced the expansion of its agricultural products offering. Grains & Oilseeds Flows brings real-time visibility into 90% of global maritime trade in...

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