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Newsmax
Fed Rate Hike Forecasts Pushed Back on Dimmer Economic OutlookEconomists are pushing back their calls for the next Federal Reserve interest-r
Fed Rate Hike Forecasts Pushed Back on Dimmer Economic Outlook
Newsmax / Posted 2 hours ago
Economists are pushing back their calls for the next Federal Reserve interest-rate hike in droves. Trouble overseas and uncertain economic conditions at home have helped move the median forecast to June from March. Nearly 68 percent of economists... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic IBTC, First Bank Lead in Forex Demand From CBNBy Obinna Chima, Shola Oyeyipo and James Emejo Lagos and Abuja — Following the
Stanbic IBTC, First Bank Lead in Forex Demand From CBN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
By Obinna Chima, Shola Oyeyipo and James Emejo Lagos and Abuja — Following the consensus reached by the Bankers' Committee to publish the returns on utilisation of funds bought from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), a review by THISDAY of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Private Sector Body Awards Outstanding MembersKampala — The Private Secor Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has awarded some of its ou
Private Sector Body Awards Outstanding Members
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Kampala — The Private Secor Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has awarded some of its outstanding members with accolades dubbed the Private Sector Award. According to PSFU chairman Patrick Bitature, champions and leaders in private sector and government... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Job losses continue unabatedGeneral News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The massive job layoffs that hit many
Job losses continue unabated
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 hours ago
General News of Friday, 12 February 2016 The massive job layoffs that hit many workers in 2014 and 2015 are continuing unabated this year, Business Finder has gathered. This paper’s checks indicate that many private organizations are restructuring... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SMC kicks off P80-B preferred share saleMANILA, Philippines – Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is sellin
SMC kicks off P80-B preferred share sale
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines – Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is selling an initial P30 billion worth of preferred shares as part of a fund-raising plan. SMC has tapped BDO Capital & Investment, China Bank Capital, ING Bank, PNB Capital and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aussie dollar at 7-year low against Sing dollarSINGAPORE: The Australian dollar hit a seven-year low against the Singapore dol
Aussie dollar at 7-year low against Sing dollar
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The Australian dollar hit a seven-year low against the Singapore dollar on Thursday (Feb 11), trading late in the day at around S$0.9785. Since the start of the year, the Australian dollar has largely been trading close to, or below... Read more
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The Star
Schroders Singapore to launch Asian Credit fund, potential payout 4.7% per yrKUALA LUMPUR: Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd is launching the n
Schroders Singapore to launch Asian Credit fund, potential payout 4.7% per yr
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd is launching the new Schroder Asian Credit Portfolio – February 2020 -- which focuses on quality Asian investment grade and high yield bonds. It said on Thursday that the fund’s potential... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Implicated in Fund Extraction From IPTLA local investment company, VIP Engineering and Marketing Limited, has filed be
Bank Implicated in Fund Extraction From IPTL
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A local investment company, VIP Engineering and Marketing Limited, has filed before the High Court in Dar es Salaam three reports implicating Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) of massive extraction of funds from Independent Power Tanzania Limited... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
San Miguel names 8 banks for $633 mln preferred share offer Manila – Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp has selected eight banks to
San Miguel names 8 banks for $633 mln preferred share offer
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Manila – Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp has selected eight banks to help it sell 30 billion pesos ($633 million) worth of preferred shares, a preliminary prospectus released on... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in InventoriesOil prices pulled back Wednesday even as weekly data from the U.S. Energy Depar
Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in Inventories
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Oil prices pulled back Wednesday even as weekly data from the U.S. Energy Department showed a surprise decrease in crude-oil stockpiles. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude-oil inventories declined by 754,000 barrels in the latest... Read more
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FOX Business
Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in InventoriesOil prices pulled back Wednesday even as weekly data from the U.S. Energy Depar
Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in Inventories
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Oil prices pulled back Wednesday even as weekly data from the U.S. Energy Department showed a surprise decrease in crude-oil stockpiles. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude-oil inventories declined by 754,000 barrels in the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Housing Finance Readies for Agency BankingHousing Finance bank is ready for agency banking, Mathias Katamba, the managing
Housing Finance Readies for Agency Banking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Housing Finance bank is ready for agency banking, Mathias Katamba, the managing director, has said. Speaking at the rollout of the bank's mobile banking platform on Monday, Katamba said: "It is part of our grand plan to roll it [mobile banking] out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Merkel 'can't recall' angry phone talk with Pope FrancisAngela Merkel is accused of having 'angry phone call' with the Pope after he de
Merkel 'can't recall' angry phone talk with Pope Francis
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Angela Merkel is accused of having 'angry phone call' with the Pope after he declared Europe 'a barren woman'… but she claims she 'cannot remember it' Merkel reportedly called him after an address he made in November 2014 In the speech he called... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman engaged to a man she never met finds out he had a girlfriendWoman who sold everything so she could move 3,200 miles from Hertfordshire to O
Woman engaged to a man she never met finds out he had a girlfriend
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Woman who sold everything so she could move 3,200 miles from Hertfordshire to Ontario to marry online lover she had never met is left heartbroken after his OTHER girlfriends got in touch Evangelina Tsadiosou planned to live in Canada with Darryl... Read more
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Daily Mail
Family Feud host Steve Harvey left dumbstruck over 'worst answer ever'Mamma Mia! Family Feud host Steve Harvey left dumbstruck as woman stumbles over
Family Feud host Steve Harvey left dumbstruck over 'worst answer ever'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Mamma Mia! Family Feud host Steve Harvey left dumbstruck as woman stumbles over most simple of questions Host Steve Harvey asked the family for another way of saying 'mother' The contestant changed her accent and altered her voice during the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Orphaned baby orangutans wheeled to 'jungle school'Adorable orphaned baby orangutans wheeled to 'jungle school' to learn to surviv
Orphaned baby orangutans wheeled to 'jungle school'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Adorable orphaned baby orangutans wheeled to 'jungle school' to learn to survive in the wild Baby orangutans given lessons on how to survive in the wild All rescued by animal charity in Indonesia after being orphaned Photos show them being taken... Read more
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Daily Mail
China announces its first imported case of the Zika virus in a maleChina confirms first case of imported Zika virus in 34-year-old traveller as th
China announces its first imported case of the Zika virus in a male
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
China confirms first case of imported Zika virus in 34-year-old traveller as the nation plans to use mosquitoes to fight AGAINST the disease 34-year-old man from Jiangxi, southeast China, now in hospital quarantine Had recently travelled to... Read more
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Daily Mail
North Korea 'executes military chief for corruption'North Korea 'executes military chief on charges of corruption after he criticis
North Korea 'executes military chief for corruption'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
North Korea 'executes military chief on charges of corruption after he criticised Kim Jong-un's leadership appointments' Army General Ri Yong-gil 'was charged with pursuing personal gains' He may have raised objections to Kim's appointment of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Six women and five men given 300 lashes over Saudi beach partySix women and five men are sentenced to 300 lashes and a year in prison in Saud
Six women and five men given 300 lashes over Saudi beach party
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Six women and five men are sentenced to 300 lashes and a year in prison in Saudi Arabia after neighbours reported them for having a party at a beachside villa Group charged with obscenity after police found drink and indecent images Officers from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheelCouple accused of sex act in glass-enclosed Vegas Ferris wheel cabin during a 3
Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheel
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Couple accused of sex act in glass-enclosed Vegas Ferris wheel cabin during a 30-minute ride 550 feet above the Strip Phillip Frank Panzica III and Chloe Scordianos are facing felony charges The two were arrested after riding alone together on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Car owners reveal the strangest things they've found in used vehiclesA snake, secret military papers and $10,000 in CASH: Nine of the strangest item
Car owners reveal the strangest things they've found in used vehicles
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A snake, secret military papers and $10,000 in CASH: Nine of the strangest items that have been discovered in used cars Getting ready to buy a used car? Then you might like to know about some of the crazy things car owners have found in recently... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mother facing jail for not doing chores says she's 'perfect wife'EXCLUSIVE: 'I'm a domestic goddess!' 'Lazy' Italian mother who is facing SIX YE
Mother facing jail for not doing chores says she's 'perfect wife'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: 'I'm a domestic goddess!' 'Lazy' Italian mother who is facing SIX YEARS in jail for not doing household chores and denying husband sex claims she is the 'perfect housewife' Anna del Bono, 42, mother-of-two is facing prison for not doing... Read more
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dna
Mallya 'default' makes Diageo lose $135 millionDespite Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan's veiled reference to Vij
Mallya 'default' makes Diageo lose $135 million
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Despite Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan's veiled reference to Vijay Mallya for 'flaunting your birthday bashes despite owing the system lot of money', the message seems to have been lost on the businessman. Diageo, the spirits firm... Read more
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Business Standard India
We are anticipating steadier gold prices this year: Jeremy EastInterview with MD, head, metals trading & commodities, Northeast Asia and Great
We are anticipating steadier gold prices this year: Jeremy East
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Interview with MD, head, metals trading & commodities, Northeast Asia and Greater China, financial markets, Standard Chartered BankInterview with MD, head, metals trading & commodities,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Qualifies to Be a Member of ParliamentFolks, the other day there was what erupted as a debate between Hon. O.B. Amoah
Who Qualifies to Be a Member of Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Folks, the other day there was what erupted as a debate between Hon. O.B. Amoah and Hon. Fritz Baffour on who qualifies to be a Member of Parliament (MP). In fact, this issue has been on the lips of many, but then, who was to start the discussion for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Boss Inherits Confusion At NDANew NDA boss Kusemererwa ( Center) recieves instruments of power from Kate Kiku
New Boss Inherits Confusion At NDA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
New NDA boss Kusemererwa ( Center) recieves instruments of power from Kate KikuleThe National Drug Authority (NDA) has a new executive director; Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa. A pharmacist and former director at Joint Medical Stores, she appears keenly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart Reaffirms Investment CommitmentStandard Chartered Bank has said the continued investment into its banking syst
Stanchart Reaffirms Investment Commitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Standard Chartered Bank has said the continued investment into its banking systems and digital platforms, demonstrates a firm commitment to Zambia. Visiting chief executive officer for Africa and the Middle East Sunil Kaushal said, Zambia was among... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Yellen's soft take on rates foreseenWASHINGTON -- Things looked so clear back in mid-December. The Federal Reserve
Yellen's soft take on rates foreseen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Things looked so clear back in mid-December. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate from record lows, and it signaled the likelihood of four more changes in 2016. That was then. Panicky financial markets, global... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Yellen to balance confidence with caution as outlook cloudsJanet Yellen is preparing to walk a tightrope. When the Federal Reserve chair
Yellen to balance confidence with caution as outlook clouds
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
Janet Yellen is preparing to walk a tightrope. When the Federal Reserve chair addresses lawmakers this week in Washington, she will have to strike a balance between sounding confident on the domestic economy and acknowledging increased risks from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Yellen to balance confidence with caution in testimonyFed chair heads to Congress for two-day, semi-annual testimony; hiring, wage ga
Yellen to balance confidence with caution in testimony
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Fed chair heads to Congress for two-day, semi-annual testimony; hiring, wage gains helping US weather turmoil abroadFed chair heads to Congress for two-day, semi-annual testimony; hiring, wage... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Gold lifts to three-month highGold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs repo
Gold lifts to three-month high
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs report prompted investors to reassess the outlook for US interest rates in 2016, putting bullion on track for its strongest weekly performance in more than a year. US... Read more
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Herald Sun
Gold lifts to three-month high Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs re
Gold lifts to three-month high
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs report prompted investors to reassess the outlook for US interest rates in 2016, putting bullion on track for its strongest weekly performance... Read more
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Weekly Times
Gold lifts to three-month high Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs re
Gold lifts to three-month high
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs report prompted investors to reassess the outlook for US interest rates in 2016, putting bullion on track for its strongest weekly performance... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold lifts to three-month high Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs re
Gold lifts to three-month high
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Gold has risen to a three-month high in volatile trade, as a mixed US jobs report prompted investors to reassess the outlook for US interest rates in 2016, putting bullion on track for its strongest weekly performance... Read more
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TheBull
Commodities markets summaryA summary of trading in key commodities markets overseas: Oil prices have dipp
Commodities markets summary
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
A summary of trading in key commodities markets overseas: Oil prices have dipped and ended the week on a low after two weeks of gains. Brent crude was down 1.16 per cent, or 40 US cents, at $US34.06, while US, or WTI, crude fell 2.6 per cent, or 80... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More investors bullish on Philippine prospects – StanChartMANILA, Philippines - Investors are bullish on the country’s economic prospects
More investors bullish on Philippine prospects – StanChart
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Investors are bullish on the country’s economic prospects over the next five years, according to a survey conducted by Standard Chartered Bank. Based on the survey conducted by the bank among 160 of its top financial... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bank expects PH to grow 5.8 percent till 2020 The Philippine economy is seen to grow at least 5.8 percent in the next five
Bank expects PH to grow 5.8 percent till 2020
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
The Philippine economy is seen to grow at least 5.8 percent in the next five years, London-based international lender Standard Chartered Bank said. Based on the lender’s survey among its clients in... Read more
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Market Watch
Indian economy likely slowed in last quarter: pollNEW DELHI--India's economy likely slowed slightly in the quarter to Dec. 31 as
Indian economy likely slowed in last quarter: poll
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
NEW DELHI--India's economy likely slowed slightly in the quarter to Dec. 31 as weakness in industry and a subdued farm sector weighed on growth, although healthy expansion in services is expected to have supported output, a survey shows. Gross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Analysts Predict Bullish Run for NSEAnalysts are painting buoyant prospects for the Nairobi Securities Exchange thi
Analysts Predict Bullish Run for NSE
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Analysts are painting buoyant prospects for the Nairobi Securities Exchange this year. The experts say news that the Federal Reserve will refrain from raising interest rates anytime soon has boosted risk appetite in emerging markets stock which... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Oil surges, boosting sentimentLocal shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almos
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost 7 per cent in New York, has bolstered risk tolerance. Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost 7 per cent in New York, has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Growth in service industries slowsService industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years,
Growth in service industries slows
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. The Institute for Supply Management's nonmanufacturing... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Oil surges, boosting sentimentWTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London wi
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
WTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London will trade at $48 in the same period, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: George Osodi Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost... Read more
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WA Today
Oil surges, boosting sentimentWTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London wi
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
WTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London will trade at $48 in the same period, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: George Osodi Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost... Read more
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The Age
Oil surges, boosting sentimentWTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London wi
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
WTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London will trade at $48 in the same period, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: George Osodi Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oil surges, boosting sentimentWTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London wi
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
WTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London will trade at $48 in the same period, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: George Osodi Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oil surges, boosting sentimentWTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London wi
Oil surges, boosting sentiment
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
WTI will reach $46 a barrel during the fourth quarter, while Brent in London will trade at $48 in the same period, according to a Bloomberg survey. Photo: George Osodi Local shares are poised to open higher as a surge in the price of oil, up almost... Read more
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Providence Business News
Service industries in U.S. expand at slowest pace in two yearsWASHINGTON - Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in near
Service industries in U.S. expand at slowest pace in two years
Providence Business News / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON - Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. The Institute for Supply Management’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Cuts Domestic Borrowing As Interest Rates IncreaseKampala — Government will be slowing down domestic borrowing in the next financ
Government Cuts Domestic Borrowing As Interest Rates Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kampala — Government will be slowing down domestic borrowing in the next financial year in order to avoid depriving the private sector of access to loans. Domestic borrowing is where the government issues treasury bills and bonds through Bank of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Workers Demonstrate At British Embassy Against Stanchart 'Externalisation'LOCAL bank workers on Tuesday stormed the British Embassy in Harare demonstrati
Bank Workers Demonstrate At British Embassy Against Stanchart 'Externalisation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
LOCAL bank workers on Tuesday stormed the British Embassy in Harare demonstrating against the "centralisation" of Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe operations in Kenya and India. The protest was organized by the Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inside Discovery Metals' Troubled Botswana StayDiscovery Metals built Boseto Mine at a cost of $175 million and Cupric Canyon
Inside Discovery Metals' Troubled Botswana Stay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Discovery Metals built Boseto Mine at a cost of $175 million and Cupric Canyon bought it for $35 million. Workers put in their sweat and tears and were driven out in buses. With scores in attendance under white tents pitched on dusty sands on... Read more
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