Thousands took to the streets after a London police officer was charged with the kidnap and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard. Source: @PaulBrown_UK via Storyful
Thousands took to the streets after a London police officer was charged with the kidnap and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard. Source: @PaulBrown_UK via Storyful
IsZo Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, "IsZo" or "we"), which beneficially owns approximately 13% of the outstanding shares of Nam Tai Property Inc. (NYSE: NTP) ("Nam Tai" or the "Company"), today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") have recommended that Nam Tai shareholders vote for boardroom change on IsZo’s GREEN Proxy Card.
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks look poised for a steady start Monday after a third straight weekly Wall Street advance, with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell flagging the prospect of stronger growth and hiring. The dollar ticked up.Futures in Japan and Hong Kong were in the green and Australian contracts climbed. U.S. equity futures dipped in early trading. The S&P 500 Index closed above 4,100 Friday as investors braced for earnings reports this week.The yield on 10-year Treasuries rose after data showed stronger-than-expected producer-price inflation, and ahead of a heavy week of supply. Rates on Australian 10-year debt jumped past 1.8%.Traders will be monitoring the start of the day in China and Hong Kong after Chinese authorities imposed a record antitrust fine on e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.While the economic recovery from the pandemic is picking up speed, policy makers continue to highlight the need for more progress before they will consider withdrawing exceptional support. Traders are watching price pressures as growth rebounds. The U.S. releases consumer-price inflation data this week, with market-based expectations at multiyear highs.The U.S. economy is at an “inflection point” with stronger growth and hiring ahead thanks to rising vaccinations and powerful policy support, Powell told CBS’s 60 Minutes in an interview aired Sunday. He warned that a resurgence of Covid-19 remains the principal risk to the economy.“The Fed is going to be more concerned about the labor market,” Sian Fenner, senior economist at Oxford Economics, told Bloomberg News. “Definitely inflation’s not spiraling out of control.”Meanwhile, investors are also wary of more rates-market volatility. Bonds have rallied from the losses that drove yields sharply higher and roiled equity markets earlier this year, but another heavy round of auctions is ahead. The U.S. sells three-, 10- and 30-year Treasuries at the start of the week.Oil was steady after a 3.5% drop last week. Bitcoin eased from a rally past $61,000 on the weekend. The forthcoming listing of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. in the U.S. has put the spotlight back on the digital-token sector.Some key events to watch this week:Banks and financial firms begin reporting first-quarter earnings, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp., Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.U.S. officials and company executives are due to discuss the global shortage of computer chips on Monday.The U.S. releases inflation data Tuesday.Chinese trade data are scheduled for Tuesday.Economic Club of Washington hosts Fed Chair Jerome Powell for a moderated Q&A on Wednesday.U.S. Federal Reserve releases Beige Book on Wednesday.U.S. data including initial jobless claims, industrial production and retail sales come Thursday.China economic growth, industrial production and retail sales figures are on Friday.These are some of the main moves in financial markets:StocksS&P 500 futures dipped 0.2% as of 8:42 a.m. in Tokyo. The index rose 0.8% on Friday.Nikkei 225 futures were up 0.6%.Hang Seng futures rose 0.1% earlier.S&P/ASX 200 futures were 0.1% higher.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index edged up less than 0.1%.The yen was steady at 109.71 per dollar.The euro was at $1.1902.The offshore yuan was at 6.5603 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries added four basis points to 1.66% Friday.Australia’s 10-year yield climbed five basis points to 1.81%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude was up 0.3% at $59.51 a barrel.Gold was down 0.1% at $1,742.29 an ounce.(An earlier version corrected the day of the U.S. CPI release.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
You are choosing not to have a lawyer present when the police question you, and that you are aware any statements you make could be used against you down the road. What Happens If I Waive My Miranda Rights? Resource: Selecting A Criminal Defense Attorney - Broden Mickelsen Dallas, April 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When an individual is taken into police custody, the law requires the police to inform them of their rights under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. These rights are also known as Miranda rights because of a Supreme Court case called Miranda v. Arizona. Miranda rights give you the right to have a lawyer present during police questioning, as well as the right to decline to answer police questions so that you don’t make any incriminating statements that could hurt you in a criminal prosecution. Related: Who Can You Safely Talk to About Your Criminal Case? As you might expect, Miranda rights are extremely important. This is why the police must tell you your rights any time they take you into custody. If someone gets taken into custody without knowing their Fifth Amendment rights, they could end up saying things that a prosecutor could use against them in court in a later trial. However, you can also waive your Miranda rights. What you may not realize is that it’s possible to explicitly waive your rights by stating you are waiving them, and it’s also possible to waive them implicitly. In some cases, a person may not realize that they are implicitly waiving their rights, which is why it’s so important to have a lawyer with you if you have been taken into police custody. Expressly Waiving Your Miranda Rights If you tell the police you are waiving your Miranda rights, this means you do so expressly or explicitly. You could do this by simply saying out loud that you don’t want to enforce your rights, and you could also waive them by signing a written statement that you agree to waive your rights. This means you are choosing not to have a lawyer present when the police question you, and that you are aware any statements you make could be used against you down the road. Implicitly Waiving Your Miranda Rights It’s also possible for someone to implicitly waive their Miranda rights. You might also hear this referred to as an implied waiver of rights. When this happens, the person doesn’t state out loud “I waive my rights,” nor do they sign a statement acknowledging they have waived their Miranda rights. Instead, the person acts in a way that shows they are waiving their rights. They don’t actually have to verbally state they are choosing to waive their rights. For example, the police can arrest someone and take them into custody. Assume the police tell the person their Miranda rights, reciting everything accurately and properly. Then, after hearing their rights, the person sits down with the police and starts talking about the incident that led to their arrest. They answer all of the officers’ questions and give information about the alleged crime. This is an implied waiver of their Miranda rights. They might not have stated outright that they waive their rights, but their behavior in speaking to the police and answering questions means they’re choosing not to have a lawyer present. In some cases, there is a question of whether the person in custody truly waives their rights. There can be gray areas where it’s not quite clear if they implicitly waived their rights. For example, in a case called Berghuis v. Thompkins, the Supreme Court held that an individual gave an implied waiver of their Miranda rights when they sat mostly silent through a police interrogation that lasted three hours, saying only “yes” when the police asked if they had prayed for forgiveness for carrying out a crime. In that case, the Supreme Court held that a person staying mostly silent throughout an interrogation was an implicit waiver of Miranda rights and that someone has to give a clear statement that they are invoking their rights. If they fail to do that, the police can proceed with questions under the belief that the person is implicitly waiving their rights. Can You Take Back an Implied Waiver of Miranda Rights? Even if you say outright that you are waiving your Miranda rights or you give an implied waiver of your rights through your behavior when dealing with the police while in police custody, you can stop and state that you are invoking your Miranda rights. If you do this, however, the police may still be able to use statements you made before you invoked your rights. This is why it’s important to work with a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible if you have been taken into police custody or charged with a crime. Discuss Your Case with a Criminal Defense Lawyer If you have been questioned by the police or arrested, it’s critical to protect your rights. Speak to an experienced Texas criminal defense lawyer at Broden Mickelsen as soon as possible so you don’t jeopardize your future or your freedom by making a statement that could be used against you later on. Sources: https://www.oyez.org/cases/2009/08-1470 https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/miranda_warning Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer https://www.brodenmickelsen.com/ Contact Info Broden & Mickelsen, LLP2600 State St Dallas,Texas 75204(214) 720-9552 Federal CasesState CasesAppeal & HabeasSelecting A Criminal Defense Attorney ***ATTORNEY ADVERTISING*** Prior results cannot and do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future case. Attachment What Happens If I Waive My Miranda Rights?
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(Bloomberg) -- Oil was steady near $59 a barrel in Asian trading after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy was poised for stronger growth, while cautioning that Covid-19 still remains a threat.Futures in New York climbed 0.3% after dropping 3.5% last week. The economy is at an “inflection point” with stronger growth and hiring ahead thanks to rising vaccinations and powerful policy support, Powell said in an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” adding that the principal risk was a spreading virus. That’s been highlighted in other regions including parts of Europe, while a second wave in India is overwhelming the health system.Oil’s robust start to the year faltered in mid-March as a resurgence of Covid-19 and renewed restrictions in some regions raised concerns about the outlook for near term fuel demand. The market is also facing rising supply after the OPEC+ alliance agreed to add more barrels from May, although Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said the decision to boost output was the right move.Iran is also a wildcard for the market. Talks between the OPEC producer and world powers on resuscitating a 2015 nuclear accord are set to continue this week after an initial round of discussions, described by a senior U.S. official as a good first step but still short of what’s necessary for a revival of the deal.See also: There’s a Lot of Unused Oil Stored Around the World: Julian LeeThe prompt timespread for Brent was 44 cents a barrel in backwardation -- a bullish market structure where near-dated contracts are more expensive than later-dated ones -- compared with 32 cents a week earlier.Fed officials have repeatedly stressed that the U.S. economy continues to need aggressive monetary policy support as it recovers from the pandemic, even as the outlook brightens amid widening vaccinations. In the U.K., some scientists are saying the country could achieve so-called herd immunity as soon as Monday, moving on from the worst of the outbreak.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
After three weeks spent helping thousands of residents and business owners in some of the NSW communities hit hardest by floods, defence troops are withdrawing.Hundreds of Australian Defence Force troops helped thousands of people with the herculean clean up from last month's catastrophic flood crisis, with communities on the Mid-North coast the focus of their efforts.
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 8, 2021 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Amdocs Limited (NasdaqGS: DOX), if they purchased the Company’s shares between December 13, 2016 and March 30, 2021, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
A growing number of Chinese tech start-ups are cancelling plans to list on Nasdaq-style markets at home with some eyeing Hong Kong share sales instead, as regulators tighten scrutiny of IPO applicants after the halting of Ant Group's $37 billion float. Over 100 companies have voluntarily withdrawn applications to list on Shanghai's STAR Market and Shenzhen's ChiNext since Ant's termination of its initial public offering (IPO) in November, according to Reuters review of exchange filings. The unprecedented withdrawals come against the backdrop of sharply intensified grilling of listing prospects by regulators, leading to IPO delays, outright rejection or even penalties, say bankers and company executives.
(Bloomberg) -- Career banker Guillermo Lasso took a lead over socialist economist Andres Arauz in a partial vote count in Ecuador’s presidential election. Lasso had 52.9% of votes, while Arauz had 47.1%, with 16% of ballots tallied.The two contenders in the runoff vote offer starkly different policies to confront the economic crisis. The result will also determine whether the country remains a U.S. ally with an IMF program, or revives its friendship with Venezuela and Cuba.Lasso, 65, says he’ll attract foreign investors and create jobs via policies that help the private sector. Arauz, 36, has pledged to pay a million poor families $1,000 each, with money taken out of the central bank’s reserves.Arauz is a protege of former President Rafael Correa, who shut the U.S. military’s base in the country and forged an alliance with then-Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.Polls closed at 5 p.m. local time. Before any official results had been published, Lasso supporters in the coastal city of Guayaquil appeared confident of victory, and jumped and cheered. The atmosphere at Arauz’s campaign headquarters in Quito was more subdued.The country of 17 million people has been struggling since oil prices crashed in 2014, and was already in recession when the pandemic hit. Last year the economy contracted 7.8%, its worst performance since at least the 1970s.Read More: Why Ecuador’s Runoff Vote Matters for the Bond Market: QuickTakeIn the first-round vote in February, Arauz came first with 32.7%, while Lasso got 19.7%. Recent polls showed Lasso having closed that gap, after receiving the endorsement of the majority of the candidates who were eliminated in the first round.Whoever wins and takes office in May will face a fragmented, potentially hostile legislature and voters who are hostile to austerity measures.Ecuador’s recently restructured dollar bonds have rallied in recent weeks, as investors bet that Lasso’s chances of victory were improving. Arauz’s campaign pledge to tap the central bank’s reserves to distribute $1 billion to needy families, would probably set him on a collision course with the International Monetary Fund, since central bank reform is a key part of the nation’s deal with the lender. (Updates with partial vote count from first paragraph.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
KYOTO, Japan, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (the “Company” or “Nidec”) today announced that it has decided to open new factories in the city of Novi Sad in the Republic of Serbia (“Serbia”), and that it has held an event to announce the launch of business in the country. 1. The event to announce the launch of business in Serbia At today’s event, held at the office of president, Serbia, and attended by President Aleksandar Vučić, Mayor Miloš Vučević of Novi Sad, and Japanese Ambassador to Serbia Takahiko Katsumata, among others, the Company announced its plan to launch business in Serbia. Yesterday, on April 8, the Company held a ceremony to open a new business office in Novi Sad to start preparations to start up the factories in full scale. On the same day, the Company completed the execution of a strategic alliance agreement with the University of Novi Sad, to actively engage in, among other activities, technological exchanges via industry-academia partnerships. 2. Events leading up to the concept of launching new business bases In Europe, where environmental regulations and major countries’ automobile CO2 emission regulations are becoming increasingly stricter, demand is expanding for automotive motors and related products, and for high-efficiency brushless DC motors for home appliance businesses. Under the circumstances, to build an efficient system to supply the aforementioned and other products in Europe, the Company plans to open new factories in Serbia (i) to consolidate the Nidec Group’s production activities in East European region, and (ii) for Nidec’s Automotive Motor & Electronic Control Business Unit and group companies to launch multiple businesses in the future. While the Company’s multiple businesses will be operated at the same sites to seek synergies by sharing the same production infrastructure and back-office, the new business bases will engage in, among others, supplying products to the European market, while looking to design and develop products locally in Serbia, a country abundant in people in the fields of science and engineering who are fluent in English. This latest launch of business in Serbia matches the Western Balkans Cooperation Initiative that the Japanese government is currently promoting in Serbia and other countries, and receives tremendous support from the governments of Japan and Serbia. In the past, the Company established an economic development zone in the city of Pinghu, China, for multiple businesses, and the site is now home to 12 such companies that develop, produce, and sell their products, enhancing the Company’s presence in the Chinese market. Now, in Europe, as part of its growth strategy based on synergies within the Nidec Group, the Company is poised to utilize its new business bases in Serbia as the core hub of Nidec’s European business. 3-1. Outline of the Company’s new company and factory in Serbia(1) Company name: Nidec Electric Motor Serbia LLC(2) Principal business: Manufacturing and sales of automotive motors and related products(3) Construction site: The city of Novi Sad (approximately 90km northwest of capital Belgrade)(4) Workforce: 1,000 people(5) Total site area: 59,760m2(6) Foundation: January 22, 2021(7) Start of construction: September 2021 (plan)(8) Completion: Mid-2022 (plan) 3-2. Outline of Nidec Elesys’s new company and factory in Serbia(1) Company name: Nidec Elesys Europe LLC(2) Principal business: Manufacturing and sales of automotive inverters and ECUs(3) Construction site: The city of Novi Sad (approximately 90km northwest of capital Belgrade)(4) Workforce: 200 people(5) Total site area: 36,000m2(6) Foundation: January 28, 2021(7) Start of construction: September 2021 (plan)(8) Completion: Mid-2022 (plan)(9) For inquiries, please contact: Yasunari Shirakawa, General Manager, General Affairs Department, Utsunomiya Office, Nidec Elesys CorporationTel.: +81-28-662-5941 Contact:Masahiro NagayasuGeneral ManagerInvestor Relationsfirstname.lastname@example.org
The US economy is poised for extended strong growth and hiring, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says, though coronavirus still poses some risk.Powell, speaking to CBS' 60 Minutes on Sunday, said he doesn't expect to raise the Fed's benchmark interest rate, currently pegged at nearly zero, this year.
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(Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is at an “inflection point” with stronger growth and hiring ahead thanks to rising vaccinations and powerful policy support, but that Covid-19 remains a threat.“We feel like we’re at a place where the economy is about to start growing much more quickly and job creation coming in much more quickly,” Powell told CBS’s “60 Minutes” in an interview conducted Wednesday, according to a transcript of the interview that airs Sunday.“The outlook has brightened substantially. And that’s the base case. I would say again though, there really are risks out there.”“The principal risk to our economy right now really is that the disease would spread again. It’s going to be smart if people could continue to socially distance and wear masks,” Powell said.Fed officials have repeatedly stressed that the U.S. economy continues to need aggressive monetary policy support as it recovers from the pandemic, even as the outlook brightens amid widening vaccinations. That dovish view has helped power U.S. stocks to fresh record highs as investors shrug off inflation concerns amid powerful aid from Washington.“What we’re seeing now is really an economy that seems to be at an inflection point. And that’s because of widespread vaccination and strong fiscal support, strong monetary policy support,” Powell said.Minutes of the central bank’s March meeting released April 7 said policy makers expect it will likely be “some time until substantial further progress” was made on employment and inflation. That refers to the tests they’ve set for scaling back bond purchases of $120 billion a month.Their latest forecasts show officials don’t expect to raise interest rates from near zero before the end of 2023, even as they sharply upgraded projections for growth and employment this year.Powell was put on the Fed board by President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and elevated to the central bank’s helm by his successor Donald Trump, a Republican. His four-year term as chair expires in February and he’s given no indication that he wouldn’t serve a second stint if asked by Democratic President Joe Biden.Powell, 68, has repeatedly deflected questions over whether he’d like to stay in the job.Biden, whose team could start considering the choice of Fed chair in the coming months, said last week that he’d not spoken with Powell since becoming president out of respect for the Fed’s independence.Trump repeatedly applied public pressure on Powell and the Fed via Twitter and in speeches, drawing rebukes from around the world for interfering with the world’s most powerful monetary authority.(Updates with additional Powell quote in second paragraph.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
Christian Democratic Party founder and 40-year veteran of the NSW parliament, Fred Nile, will retire from politics in November.Reverend Nile will likely be succeeded by Lyle Shelton, the former managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby who is best known for his vigorous opposition to marriage equality.
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White Rock Minerals Ltd (ASX:WRM) (OTCMKTS:WRMCF) is planning for an aggressive 2021 field season and exploration drill campaign in Alaska is well advanced. Three drill rigs have been secured, as has supporting helicopter services, two remote accommodation camps and geophysical contractors.