The days of the A380 look numbered

ASK frequent flyers which is their favourite aircraft and most come up with the same answer: the A380 superjumbo made by Airbus, a giant European planemaker. Able to carry 525 passengers in a typical three-class layout, on two full-length decks, the aircraft still feels spacious, with wide aisles and plenty of headroom. Frequent flyers also admire More...

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By PunditX On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Why you should save for something fun

By Liz WestonAssociated Press Mon., Jan. 15, 2018 Financial planners tend to have firm ideas about the most important goals: You should save for retirement, pay off debt and build an emergency fund. Buying More...

By PunditX On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Bitcoin is no long the only game in crypto-currency town

IT STARTED as a joke. Dogecoin was launched in 2013 as a bitcoin parody, using as its mascot a Japanese shiba inu dog, a popular internet meme. The crypto-currency was never really used, except for tipping online, More...

By PunditX On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Turkish Airlines bounces back to growth

A LITTLE over a year ago, Gulliver gave a downbeat assessment of the prospects for Turkey’s aviation sector. Having enjoyed a decade of uninterrupted growth of more than 10% a year, Turkish Airlines, the More...

By PunditX On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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As gyms hit peak season, the market does the splits

EVERY year, like clockwork, swathes of humanity go through the same routine. On December 26th and January 1st, as the fog of cheese, chocolate oranges and champagne lifts, remorse creeps in. Online searches for More...

By PunditX On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing

ECONOMISTS have long argued that the most efficient way to curb global warming is to put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause it. A total of 41 OECD and G20 governments have announced either a carbon More...

By PunditX On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Having rescued recorded music, Spotify may upend the industry again

IN JUST a few short years Spotify has evolved from bête noir of some of the world’s most prominent recording artists to perhaps their greatest benefactor. The Swedish company transformed the way people listen More...

By PunditX On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Bitcoin is no long the only game in crypto-currency town

IT STARTED as a joke. Dogecoin was launched in 2013 as a bitcoin parody, using as its mascot a Japanese shiba inu dog, a popular internet meme. The crypto-currency was never really used, except for tipping online, More...

By PunditX On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Predicting doom for the bond market

INVESTORS are dragging their attention away from the stockmarket for a moment to figure out what is going on in the other main part of their portfolios: government bonds. Yields have been rising so far this year More...

By PunditX On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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RBC, BMO see initial writedowns, long-term earnings bump after U.S. tax changes

By The Canadian Press Tues., Jan. 9, 2018 The chief executives of Royal Bank and Bank of Montreal are expecting first-quarter writedowns due to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax changes, but also significant More...