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Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing processes under Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing processes under Indus Water Treaty

In an outrageous statement in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that water which belongs to India can not be allowed into Pakistan. The first meeting of the task force was also attended by NSA Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S Jaishankar, finance secretary Ashok Lavasa and water resources secretary Shashi Shekhar apart from the chief secretaries of Punjab and J&K.



US Justice Department sues Barclays over mortgage-backed securities

Promising to defend itself vigorously, Barclays denied the allegations. The bank hired law firm Williams & Connolly, signaling that it wouldn't budge on the penalty figure, a person familiar with the matter said. Department of Justice, worth a combined $12.5 billion. But Barclays reportedly bridled at the big payout the government was seeking. The figure is considerably lower than the 14 billion USA dollars (£11.3 billion) originally sought.


Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The institutional investor owned 438,159 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 94,781 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. Marathon Oil Corp.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -9.26%. "(MRO)" was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the propert of of The Cerbat Gem.



Iran's 3-Qs oil output up by 19%

OPEC and non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation, reached their first deal on December 10 since 2001 to curtail oil output and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices. On Tuesday, Libya's National Oil Corp unveiled plans to add 270,000 bpd to national production in the first quarter of 2017. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced that the oil market is likely to move into deficit in the first half next year due to OPEC and non-OPEC producers' deal ...


Israel censures 10 ambassadors after United Nations settlements vote

Israel censures 10 ambassadors after United Nations settlements vote

The resolution was able to pass the 15-member Security Council because the United States did not wield its veto power. Netanyahu also urged Likud ministers to stop criticizing Obama because he was anxious the lame-duck Democrat could take further action to hurt Israel before he is replaced by Donald Trump on January 20, The Jerusalem Post reported.


Annaly Capital Management Inc

Annaly Capital Management Inc

The stock's price to price to book (P/B) ratio for most recent quarter was disclosed as 1.28 and its price to sales (P/S) ratio for the last one year was 3.96. Deere & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 514.1% in the second quarter. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.64%.