Cyclical Consumer Goods


UPDATE 1-Hermes H1 operating income rises 20 pct

* Hermes keeps mid-term sales growth target (Adds detail, share price performance, analyst comment)

12:14pm IST

Bid target Bwin.Party sees first half earnings rise

LONDON, Aug 28 - Bwin.Party, the online gambling firm at the centre of a bidding war between rivals 888 and GVC Holdings, posted a 2 percent rise in first-half earnings on Friday.

11:48am IST

INSIGHT-Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

BERLIN, Aug 28 - Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.

11:31am IST

RPT-INSIGHT-Renewed Kurdish conflict angers Turks, overshadows election

* Erdogan, militants, pro-Kurdish opposition subject of anger

11:30am IST

Devil to pay: Taiwan to launch softer than soft porn-star metro cards

TAIPEI, Aug 28 - Taiwan will roll out "angel" and "devil" metro cards featuring a Japanese porn star next week, despite a public outcry and a previous decision to scrap the project.

11:27am IST
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RBI more likely to cut rates in September, GDP growth steady - Reuters Poll

REUTERS - There is a better than even chance that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates at its policy meeting on Sept. 29 thanks to inflation striking a record low, according to a Reuters poll, marking a shift in expectations from earlier.