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asianage
RBI may cut rate in SeptemberAnalysts say low inflation to force RBI to ease rates There is a better than e
RBI may cut rate in September
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Analysts say low inflation to force RBI to ease rates There is a better than even chance that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates at its policy meeting on September 29 thanks to inflation striking a record low, according to a... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI likely to cut rates in September as inflation dips: pollThere is a better than even chance that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cu
RBI likely to cut rates in September as inflation dips: poll
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
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... Read more
5d
Profit Confidential
Gold Investing: Why China is Stockpiling Massive Amounts of GoldDespite being abandoned by the mainstream financial world, one country has been
Gold Investing: Why China is Stockpiling Massive Amounts of Gold
Profit Confidential / Posted 5 days ago
Despite being abandoned by the mainstream financial world, one country has been quietly stockpiling massive quantities of gold—China. In June, Chinese gold imports from Hong Kong rose 58%, indicating strong demand in the world’s top bullion... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 26Overnight Media Digest - The late-day selloff shattered the veneer of stabilit
August 26
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Overnight Media Digest - The late-day selloff shattered the veneer of stability that had settled over global markets after China's central bank moved to stanch the stock-market rout. (on.wsj.com/1LzAECZ) - Global central bankers are preparing to... Read more
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The Standard
Now just mind your languageTuesday, August 25, 2015Seven out of 10 people in Hong Kong face difficulties r
Now just mind your language
The Standard / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, August 25, 2015Seven out of 10 people in Hong Kong face difficulties reading simplified Chinese used in the mainland, even if most youngsters consider themselves trilingual, according to a University of Hong Kong survey.HKU Social Sciences... Read more
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The Star
How low can the market go?Strategists say there could be more downside to the FBM KLCI OVER the past one
How low can the market go?
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
Strategists say there could be more downside to the FBM KLCI OVER the past one year, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index (FBM KLCI) and the domestic market have been taking hits from numerous angles. Concerns over the drop in the price of commodities... Read more
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The Star
Thursday, August 20Market wrap: US stocks fell in choppy trading on Wednesday as minutes from the
Thursday, August 20
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Market wrap: US stocks fell in choppy trading on Wednesday as minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting highlighted concern over the state of the global economy, driving markets to question the likelihood that the Fed will raise rates next... Read more
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The Star
Weaker ringgit pushes inflation higherData from the Statistics Department showed that headline inflation as measured
Weaker ringgit pushes inflation higher
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Data from the Statistics Department showed that headline inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) rose 3.3% to 113.9 after fuel prices were adjusted higher from the beginning of July while the second-round effects from the GST... Read more
12d
Sabah Daily Express
DBKK launches mobile app for payments Kota Kinabalu: City Hall ratepayers no longer need to queue up to pay their a
DBKK launches mobile app for payments
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 12 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: City Hall ratepayers no longer need to queue up to pay their assessment dues over the counter, thanks to the introduction of the mobile app, DBKK eCukai. Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir on Tuesday... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was 0.31% lower at US$48.66 per barrel at 2.37pm. Forex Rin
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Energy Brent crude was 0.31% lower at US$48.66 per barrel at 2.37pm. Forex Ringgit was dow 0.24% to 4.0920 versus the US dollar at 3.01pm. Top foreign storiesJapan exports stumble on China slowdown: Japan’s exports slowed in July, official data... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Malaysia July inflation picks up more than expected to 3.3% Published: 19 August 2015 1:14 PM A weaker ringgit has boosted prices of imp
Malaysia July inflation picks up more than expected to 3.3%
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 1:14 PM A weaker ringgit has boosted prices of imports. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 19, 2015.Malaysia's inflation rate accelerated more than expected in... Read more
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The Star
July inflation up 3.3% on-year, exceeds forecastKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (
July inflation up 3.3% on-year, exceeds forecast
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose 3.3% in July from a year ago, exceeding a survey of an increase of 2.9%. Consumer prices increased more than expected in July as the effects of a consumption... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham police premiere recruitment videoJust minutes after the Savannah-Chatham police department’s flashy new recruitm
Chatham police premiere recruitment video
Savannah Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
Just minutes after the Savannah-Chatham police department’s flashy new recruitment video started rolling Tuesday evening at Lucas Theatre downtown, detectives and a major slipped out of the dark auditorium: A man had been shot at a nearby housing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB's Africa Information Highway Selected As One of the Most Innovative Data Initiatives in the WorldThe Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) at
AfDB's Africa Information Highway Selected As One of the Most Innovative Data Initiatives in the World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has selected the African Development Bank's Africa Information Highway as one of the most innovative initiatives... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Malaysia’s GDP growth better than expected despite weakening ringgit Published: 13 August 2015 9:29 PM Malaysia's economy expanded moderately by
Malaysia’s GDP growth better than expected despite weakening ringgit
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 9:29 PM Malaysia's economy expanded moderately by 4.9% in Q2 2015 as compared with 5.6% in Q1 2015. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 13, 2015.The 4.9%... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
KLCI stages technical rebound as ringgit strengthens Published: 13 August 2015 5:55 PM The FBM KLCI gained 11.69 points or 0.7% a
KLCI stages technical rebound as ringgit strengthens
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 5:55 PM The FBM KLCI gained 11.69 points or 0.7% as the ringgit strengthened after China said there was no basis for further currency devaluation. The assurance augured... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Natural rubber output up 36.8% in June Published: 12 August 2015 4:44 PM The Statistics Department says Malaysia's
Natural rubber output up 36.8% in June
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 days ago
Published: 12 August 2015 4:44 PM The Statistics Department says Malaysia's natural rubber production in June rose 36.8% or 14,367 tonnes to 53,383 tonnes compared to the previous month. – The Malaysian... Read more
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The Star
Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, August 11Market wrap: US stocks climbed on Monday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest increa
Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, August 11
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
Market wrap: US stocks climbed on Monday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest increase since May as indexes rebounded sharply from last week's losses, buoyed by gains in commodity-related shares and optimism over Warren Buffett's latest deal. -... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Ever widening income disparity between rich Malaysians and the rest, says economist The Khazanah Research Institute's Director of Research Dr Muhammed Abdul Khal
Ever widening income disparity between rich Malaysians and the rest, says economist
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 21 days ago
The Khazanah Research Institute's Director of Research Dr Muhammed Abdul Khalid uses the benchmark of car sales showing declining sales in the lower price range cars... Read more
21d
The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was 0.43% lower at US$48.40 per barrel at 2.30pm Forex The
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
Energy Brent crude was 0.43% lower at US$48.40 per barrel at 2.30pm Forex The ringgit was down 0.14% to 3.9320 versus the US dollar at 3.01pm. Top foreign storiesNokia prepares for mobile comeback: Nokia is hiring software experts, testing new... Read more
21d
The Star
Malaysia's distributive trade sector up 5% in Q2KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's distributive trade sector increased by five per cent i
Malaysia's distributive trade sector up 5% in Q2
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's distributive trade sector increased by five per cent in the second quarter of 2015 (Q2), driven by positive trading in its sub-sectors. The retail trade sub-sector grew by 7.2%, followed by wholesale trade (4%) and motor... Read more
21d
The Star
Malaysia’s industrial output up 4.3% from year agoKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s industrial output expanded in June, supported by stron
Malaysia’s industrial output up 4.3% from year ago
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s industrial output expanded in June, supported by stronger manufacturing and mining, with the industrial production index (IPI) up 4.3% from a year ago. However, this was slightly below a survey of a 4.4% growth. The... Read more
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The Star
Breakfast briefing: Thursday, August 6Market wrap: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Wednesday following three
Breakfast briefing: Thursday, August 6
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
Market wrap: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Wednesday following three days of losses as tech shares advanced, while the blue-chip Dow index ticked lower, weighed by Disney's largest daily drop in almost seven years. - Reuters The DJIA fell... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was 1.24% higher at US$50.61 per barrel at 2.43pm Forex The
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
Energy Brent crude was 1.24% higher at US$50.61 per barrel at 2.43pm Forex The ringgit was down 0.62% to 3.8760 versus the US dollar at 2.48pm. Top foreign storiesIndia’s multi-billion dollar e-commerce battle heats up: The battle for supremacy in... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia’s June exports defy forecasts, expanding at 5%When compared with May, the exports were up RM3.8bil, or 6.3% on a month-on-mon
Malaysia’s June exports defy forecasts, expanding at 5%
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
When compared with May, the exports were up RM3.8bil, or 6.3% on a month-on-month basis, according to the Statistics Department. “In seasonally adjusted terms, exports rose 6.2%,” it said. The higher exports were mainly electrical and electronics... Read more
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Daily News
White-collar crimes cannot be investigated overnightA game plan has been enunciated to create a ‘knowledge-based highly competitive
White-collar crimes cannot be investigated overnight
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
A game plan has been enunciated to create a ‘knowledge-based highly competitive social market economy’ in Sri Lanka to usher political, social and economic justice, Policy Planning and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister and UNP chief organizer for Sri... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Singapore’s unemployment rate up 2% amid softer economy Published: 30 July 2015 6:29 PM Singapore's unemployment rate edged up after
Singapore’s unemployment rate up 2% amid softer economy
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 1 months ago
Published: 30 July 2015 6:29 PM Singapore's unemployment rate edged up after trending downwards for the past four quarters. – AFP pic, July 30, 2015.Singapore's employment grew at a moderate... Read more
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