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Residential Housing And Estate Agents As Mortgage Approvals Rise

London rental apartments see buying binge ahead of new tax

The London property market is witnessing soaring buying activity for rental apartments ahead of new tax on home coming into effect from April 2016. The latest rush for buying is also pushing prices up.

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 - Day 3

Startup with a smart gardening system manage to raise $2 million in funding

Smart gardening startup Edyn announced today that it raises a $2 million seed round. The investment, led by Fenox Venture Capital, followed by other firm such as Ideabulb Ventures and also some angel investors

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The New Term Begins For Students At Oxford University

Student.com Raised $60 Million From High-Profile Investors to Help Students Find Accommodations

A startup focusing in the student accommodation markets just received $60 million from high-profile firms and individuals, led by VY Capital. Student.com will use the funds to expand its presence and service in the promising markets of international students accommodation. For now, most of Student.com's bookings came from Asia-based students.

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Barclays Said Trimming 1,000 Jobs, About a Quarter in Asia

UK shares rebound, Barclays leads the pack

The UK stocks, after suffering losses for three sessions in a row, rebounded. Barclays and other financial companies led the gains. After suspension of trading for a day, the trading in Barclays stock resume on Monday. The FTSE 100 index dropped 9.2 percent in 2016 so far.

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Major Analysts Update SoftBank Outlook To ‘Outperform’

Analysts have updated their outlooks towards SoftBank, majority of whom have put a ‘Outperform’ tag for the embattled Japanese concern. Meanwhile, SoftBank’s stock has witnessed a fall of 27.60% since July 2, 2015 ahead of releasing earning figures. The stock price fall is due to its $22 billion investment in Sprint which has turned to be bad debt.

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World's First Hydrogen-Powered Motorcycle Goes On Display

Intelligent Energy Develops Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology That Could Expand Battery Life to a Week

The British company formed a partnership worth $7.6 million to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for smartphones. The technology would create a need to modify the hardware of the smartphone to manage the chemical reaction waste. Intelligent Energy stated that if all goes well, the new technology could hit the market in two years.

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Delivering Alpha - Season 2015

Carl Icahn lost $90 million in his portfolio

Two of the many energy related shares in Carl Icahn portfolio's plunged on Monday trade causing the activist investors a paper loss of $90 million. The two companies are Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Transocean Ltd.

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AWXII - Day 4

Xignite raises $20 million in Series C Funding

Xignite said that it has raised 20.5 million US dollar in Series C Funding. The company will utilize the capital from the fund to gauge its marketing and sales efforts as well as to widen its product portfolio.

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Key Speakers At The Robin Hood Veterans Summit

Steve Cohen's hedge fund investing in trading talent

Reeling under pressure, the hedge fund segment is facing talent crunch to render its services more qualitatively. Considering the need of the hour, billionaire Steve Cohen-owned hedge fund Point72 Asset Management is investing in grooming the talent pool. It's offering two programs to train young graduates.

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Dow Plunges 400 Points In Intraday Trading

Hedge funds betting on risks in US bluechips debt

The bonds are gaining momentum amid sluggish financial markets and uncertainty about the global economy. Majority of hedge funds are betting on the $4.5 trillion market as the safest for US corporate debt. Some hedge funds forecast the concerns may go beyond energy and junk bonds.

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Ivy League Diversity

Venture Firm Qiming Received $648 Million in Venture Capital Fund

One of China’s biggest venture capital firm, Qiming, secured its fifth US dollar venture capital fund in total of $648 million. The fund will help expand the firm’s investments in Chinese top startups in various sectors such as internet, consumer, technology, healthcare, as well as cleantech.

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Profile Shoot Of Zomato Co-founders Deepinder Goyal And Pankaj Chaddah

Zomato Becomes India's First E-Commerce to Break Even

The company announced that it had broken even in India and six other foreign countries, making the Indian e-commerce the first to achieve that milestone. Zomato, valued at over $1 billion, is going to start another funding round before becoming profitable by mid-2016.

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Statoil's dividend irks major wealth fund

The Norwegian government is reeling under pressure owing to oil price drop. The lower oil price is eroding revenues for the government. The Norwegian government is counting on state's dividends from Statoil ASA.

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Intel To Purchase McAfee For 7.68 Billion

Silver Lake invest $500 million in Symantec

Private equity firm Silver Lake will invest $500 million in cyber security company, Symantec. The money from the investment will be used by the company to buy back shares and issue a $4 dividend to shareholders.

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Stocks Drop As Report Shows Fewer Jobs Created Than Expected

Wall Street strategists lower S&P 500 estimates

Contrary to earlier bullish predictions for 2016, several Wall Street strategists have started lowering their forecasts on S&P 500 stocks. The Chinese economy slowdown, volatile oil prices and interest rates are the major reasons for drop in forecast. The gap between highest and lowest forecast has been widening.

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