Economists project the Bank of Japan will keep its short-term interest rate at minus 0.1 percent and the 10-year government bond yield target at around zero percent next week, the poll showed.
May also confirmed the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry from France, a historic work depicting the Norman conquest of England which she said would come to Britain in 2022 for the first time in over 900 years.
Yu, a Beijing-based lawyer and activist, has repeatedly criticised the ruling Communist Party over a sweeping crackdown on rights lawyers and activists, which has seen hundreds detained and dozens arrested in recent years.
The 37-year-old, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she intended to start a family, insisting pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities.
Groups including the Information Technology Industry Council, the US Chamber of Commerce and BSA-The Software Alliance wrote to Citizenship and Immigration Services to urge the government to keep the H-4 programme which allows the spouses of H-1B holders with pending green cards to legally work in the US.
The agreement covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future, it said.
The watchdog accused the companies of a "commercial policy aimed at exploiting the shortcomings of some (tech) components to reduce the performance of their products over time and persuade consumers to purchase new versions".
"There is no case against Hafiz Saeed sahib in Pakistan. Only when there is a case can there be action," Abbasi said when asked why there was no action against Saeed.
Consolidated data from five leading international weather agencies shows that "2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the three warmest years on record", the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said.
The deal includes a large purchase of shares from existing Uber investors and employees at a discounted valuation for the company of $48 billion, a 30 percent drop from Uber's most recent valuation of $68 billion. These secondary stock sales will be completed by the end of the day Thursday on the Nasdaq Private Market, an Uber spokesman said.
IBM's shares, which have rallied 10 percent so far this year on hopes of a strong turnaround in the company's fortunes, fell more than 3 percent in extended trading on Thursday.
A San Francisco Fed spokesman declined to comment to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal said it was unclear whether Williams is a front runner.
Fuelled both by consumer and business spending, the economy should grow at about a 2.5 percent pace this year, though the recently passed tax cuts could drive growth even faster and will continue to provide a lift to the economy next year as well, Mester said.
Users with separate business and personal phone numbers can have both WhatsApp Business and WhatsApp Messenger installed on the same phone, and register them with different numbers.
Firing the latest salvo in his battle with the mainstream US media, President Donald Trump has announced the 'Fake News Awards' for the "very corrupt and dishonest" press, with a report in The New York Times topping the list.
The scope of work includes modification of existing supply canal, main canal, cross regulators and installation of new distribution structures.
Amazon said in September it would build a $5 billion second headquarters in North America, kicking off a competition between cities and states to offer tax cuts and incentives that could bring 50,000 new jobs.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property, the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.
Subramaniam Swamy, who was in China this week, held talks with Chinese officials and scholars at major think-tanks.
In many ways Israel has reason to feel pleased with the way its innovation strategy has paid off. Ever since it embarked upon the innovation strategy it has seen its net assets go up year on year.
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Southwest is highly protective of its fare data. It does not even list its fares on Google Flights and a user has to typically visit its website to check fares
The Dubai-based airline said that with the new order it will have commitments for a total of 178 A380s worth $60 billion.
The GDP growth rate eclipsed the official estimates of around 6.5 per cent and even crossed 6.7 per cent witnessed in 2016, as per the data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The practice turned into a real rescue when someone noticed that two men swimming outside safety flags were in trouble in a three-metre (10-foot) swell, the government said in a statement.