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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulySpending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 29 minutes ago
Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce Department reported Friday. June's result was revised up to a matching 0.3 percent gain. Incomes increased 0.4 percent in July. The key category of... Read more
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Providence Business News
Oil surges for a second day as calm returns to stocks and bondsNEW YORK - Oil surged for a second day, poised for the best weekly gain in more
Oil surges for a second day as calm returns to stocks and bonds
Providence Business News / Posted 39 minutes ago
NEW YORK - Oil surged for a second day, poised for the best weekly gain in more than four years, while U.S. equities investors found a moment of calm in a turbulent week as Federal Reserve officials meet at Jackson Hole. The Standard & Poor’s 500... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Consumer spending up moderately in JulyWASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wag
Consumer spending up moderately in July
Finance and Commerce / Posted 49 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce Department... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Fed’s Fischer: ‘Too Early’ to Decide on September Rate Hike Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said it’s too early to tell if the
Fed’s Fischer: ‘Too Early’ to Decide on September Rate Hike
TheStreet.com / Posted 55 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said it’s too early to tell if the central bank will raise interest rates in September. ‘I think it's early to tell: The change in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
OFWs warn of more protestsMANILA, Philippines - Yesterday’s “Zero Remittance Day” had no significant econ
OFWs warn of more protests
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Yesterday’s “Zero Remittance Day” had no significant economic impact, according to the central bank, but overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) warned of more mass actions against plans to tighten rules on balikbayan boxes. The OFW... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Money supply expands at slower pace in JulyMANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday
Money supply expands at slower pace in July
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday domestic liquidity growth eased in July but remains sufficient to support the country’s economic growth. Data released by the central bank showed money supply grew 8.5... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Central Bankers’ Malodorous War On SaversSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Well, that didn’t take lon
The Central Bankers’ Malodorous War On Savers
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Well, that didn’t take long! After just three days of market turmoil the monetary politburo swung into action. This time they sent out B-Dud to promise still another monetary sweetener. Said the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Fed hawks acknowledge market turmoil may delay rate hikeA detail from the front of the United States Federal Reserve Board building is
Fed hawks acknowledge market turmoil may delay rate hike
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 hours ago
A detail from the front of the United States Federal Reserve Board building is shown in Washington October 28, 2014. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. Federal Reserve officials who are most anxious to hike interest rates said on Friday that continued turmoil in... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold set for first gain in five sessionsGold futures were set to log their first gain in five sessions on Friday, but s
Gold set for first gain in five sessions
Market Watch / Posted 2 hours ago
Gold futures were set to log their first gain in five sessions on Friday, but still headed toward their worst weekly loss in about a month. Gold for December delivery GCZ5, +0.97% gained $9.60, or 0.9%, to $1,132.10 an ounce in on Comex, eyeing a... Read more
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The Hindu
RBI likely to keep repo rate unchanged: SBI chairmanState Bank of India chairman, Arundhati Bhattacharya, said RBI is likely to kee
RBI likely to keep repo rate unchanged: SBI chairman
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
State Bank of India chairman, Arundhati Bhattacharya, said RBI is likely to keep repo rate unchanged in the September monetary policy review, due to the uncertainty in the markets and a volatile rupee. She said the central bank will be closely... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI likely to keep repo rate unchanged: SBI chairmanSays given the fragility right now in the market and the volatility of the rupe
RBI likely to keep repo rate unchanged: SBI chairman
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
Says given the fragility right now in the market and the volatility of the rupee, RBI may hold itSays given the fragility right now in the market and the volatility of the rupee, RBI may hold it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Certificate of deposit issuances fall amid easy liquidityThe fortnightly issuances of Certificate of Deposits (CDs) continue to be low a
Certificate of deposit issuances fall amid easy liquidity
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
The fortnightly issuances of Certificate of Deposits (CDs) continue to be low amid comfortable liquidity in the system. Data from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released on Friday showed that for the fortnight ended July 24, CD issuances were a meager... Read more
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Business Standard India
Credit growth for SBI & its associates grows at a slower pace compared to peersBank credit for State Bank of India-country's largest private sector bank-and i
Credit growth for SBI & its associates grows at a slower pace compared to peers
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
Bank credit for State Bank of India-country's largest private sector bank-and its associates grew at a slower pace as compared to its peers. As per the Reserve Bank of India data, gross bank credit in April-June period this year for SBI & its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Asked to Help Release Five Kenyans Held in South SudanBy Nancy Agutu and Collins Kweyu Supporters of five Kenyans detained in South
Uhuru Asked to Help Release Five Kenyans Held in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
By Nancy Agutu and Collins Kweyu Supporters of five Kenyans detained in South Sudan marched in the Nairobi CBD on Thursday appealing for the state's intervention in their release. Ravi Ghaghda, Peter Nkonge, Boniface Chuma, Anthony Wazome and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in ZimbabweTHE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
THE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much as 56% between 2013 and 2014 to US$238,6 million as the country's precious stone seems to be losing its shine. According to the latest figures obtained from the Kimberly... Read more
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Business Insider
On Saturday, it's all eyes on Jackson HoleFriday marks day two of the Kansas City Fed's Jackson Hole Symposium, which has
On Saturday, it's all eyes on Jackson Hole
Business Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
Friday marks day two of the Kansas City Fed's Jackson Hole Symposium, which has become a way for the Fed to communicate future policy. While Fed Chair Janet Yellen will not be part of the event, central bankers from around the world will be on hand.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bank lending growth slows down in July Commercial banks’ outstanding loans grew 13.5 percent year-on-year in July to
Bank lending growth slows down in July
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Commercial banks’ outstanding loans grew 13.5 percent year-on-year in July to P4.46- trillion net of reverse repurchase (RRP) placements on expanding activities from the real estate and retail sectors, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI may cut key rates in Sept review: Deutsche BankSays growth-inflation dynamic will continue to remain favourable for RBI to jus
RBI may cut key rates in Sept review: Deutsche Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
Says growth-inflation dynamic will continue to remain favourable for RBI to justify a rate cutSays growth-inflation dynamic will continue to remain favourable for RBI to justify a rate cut Stating... Read more
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Business Standard India
No payment systems to work on 2nd, 4th Saturday from Sept 1: RBIWill work full day on other Saturdays; bank branches to be shut on 2nd, 4t
No payment systems to work on 2nd, 4th Saturday from Sept 1
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
: RBIWill work full day on other Saturdays; bank branches to be shut on 2nd, 4th Saturday from next monthCome September 1, 2015, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that payment systems will not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Now Have Electricity - AmadiBy Paul Chiama And Pembi David-Stephen Sam Amadi is the chairman, Nigerian Ele
Why We Now Have Electricity - Amadi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
By Paul Chiama And Pembi David-Stephen Sam Amadi is the chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). In this interview with PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN and PAUL CHIAMA, he speaks of the recent successes made in the power reform initiative,... Read more
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Denver Post
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Denver Post / Posted 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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The Manila Times
Money supply July growth easesAugust 28, 2015 9:27 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, Reporter M3 slows to 8.5% i
Money supply July growth eases
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
August 28, 2015 9:27 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, Reporter M3 slows to 8.5% in July from 9.3% in June Domestic liquidity in the Philippines as measured by M3 registered slower annual growth in July than in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bank lending July growth still double-digitAugust 28, 2015 9:24 pm Bank lending in July grew 13.5 percent year-on-year, s
Bank lending July growth still double-digit
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
August 28, 2015 9:24 pm Bank lending in July grew 13.5 percent year-on-year, slowing slightly from a 14.5 percent increase in June, reflecting a moderation in lending for production activity, the central... Read more
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Lowell Sun
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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Orange County Register
U.S. consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON – U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wag
U.S. consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce Department... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Sigh of relief as U.S. stocks rally holdsU.S. stocks made steady gains after sliding Two things that have supported U.S
Sigh of relief as U.S. stocks rally holds
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 hours ago
U.S. stocks made steady gains after sliding Two things that have supported U.S. stocks in the past, dovish words from the Federal Reserve and improving economic data, triggered the biggest rally since 2011 and halted a plunge that erased $2.2... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asian stocks up for second day on US growth A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Mon
Asian stocks up for second day on US growth
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Stocks tumbled across Asia on Monday as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded... Read more
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Salon.com
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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BBC News
Why the Federal Reserve is facing a tricky choice - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Why the Federal Reserve is facing a tricky choice
BBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Why the Federal Reserve is facing a tricky... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild weekTGIF! Yes, really. After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory,
U.S. stocks set for bumpy end to a wild week
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 hours ago
TGIF! Yes, really. After some of the wildest days on markets in recent memory, the weekend can't come soon enough for many. Panicked selling Monday and Tuesday gave way to a scramble to buy Wednesday and Thursday. And there could be a sting in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Matilda Parker U.S.$1.2 Million Bond Backfires - Prosecution ContestsProsecution lawyers not happy with the ruling by the lower court to grant a US$
Matilda Parker U.S.$1.2 Million Bond Backfires - Prosecution Contests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Prosecution lawyers not happy with the ruling by the lower court to grant a US$1.2M bail bond for the indicted suspended Managing Director of the National Port Authority (NPA) Matilda Parker and Comptroller Christina Kpabar Paelay have reportedly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Approves 65 Licences for Private RefineriesPresident Muhammadu Buhari has granted licences to 65 Nigerian companies to con
Buhari Approves 65 Licences for Private Refineries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted licences to 65 Nigerian companies to construct modular refineries. The companies were selected from about 285 applications that were screened for the purpose. Modular refineries are mini-refineries with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari On Treasury Single AccountPresident Muhammadu Buhari's directive to all federal ministries, departments a
Buhari On Treasury Single Account
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari's directive to all federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to start paying all government revenues, incomes and other receipts into a unified pool of single account with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Edged Out in Bid to Vet CBK Governor NomineeThe National Assembly has amended the Central Bank of Kenya Act to give MPs the
Senate Edged Out in Bid to Vet CBK Governor Nominee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The National Assembly has amended the Central Bank of Kenya Act to give MPs the sole powers to vet and approve the appointment of Central Bank governor. Members of Parliament inserted a new clause to the Act while debating the Finance Bill 2015 on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Midiwo's Bid to Cap Bank Interest Rates Flops AgainNairobi — A fresh attempt by Deputy Minority Leader Jakoyo Midiwo to cap bank i
MP Midiwo's Bid to Cap Bank Interest Rates Flops Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Nairobi — A fresh attempt by Deputy Minority Leader Jakoyo Midiwo to cap bank interest rates flopped after the Budget and Appropriations Committee opposed it saying it was unconstitutional. The committee chairman Mutava Musyimi said the proposed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Pass Bill for Banks to Raise Core Capital to Sh5 BillionBanks will be required to increase their core capital to Sh5 billion in the nex
MPs Pass Bill for Banks to Raise Core Capital to Sh5 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Banks will be required to increase their core capital to Sh5 billion in the next three years. The National Assembly passed the Finance Bill 2015 on Thursday, giving banks or mortgage finance institutions deadlines to beat in raising core capital to... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Chinese Stocks Will Fall Again, but That Might Be a Good ThingIf Chinese stocks can turn around and rally from there back above 3215, there i
Chinese Stocks Will Fall Again, but That Might Be a Good Thing
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 hours ago
If Chinese stocks can turn around and rally from there back above 3215, there is a very strong possibility that China's stock market correction will have concluded and a new rally phase will be set to begin. Breaking below that support region,... Read more
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The News & Observer
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July | News & Observer August 28, 2015 In this Saturday, June 6, 2015 photo, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
The News & Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 In this Saturday, June 6, 2015 photo, a customer at left pays for produce with cash to a worker at a stand... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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FOX Business
China Shares Rise Sharply on Signs of Fresh Government SupportChina stocks jumped more than 4 percent for a second straight day on Friday as
China Shares Rise Sharply on Signs of Fresh Government Support
FOX Business / Posted 6 hours ago
China stocks jumped more than 4 percent for a second straight day on Friday as signs of fresh support from Beijing prompted more bargain hunting following the earlier plunge that panicked global markets. The mainland's blue-chip CSI300 index rose... Read more
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Park Record
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Park Record / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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Lowell Sun
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, a
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
China's slowing economy: What's wrong?An investor looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities com
China's slowing economy: What's wrong?
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 6 hours ago
An investor looks at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing. CRedit: AFP Asian stocks nosedived on Monday, led by sharp falls in Shanghai as concerns mount over the health of China's economy - the world's second... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Wild week for markets set to end with whimperLONDON - A white-knuckle ride for global markets this week looked set to end wi
Wild week for markets set to end with whimper
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 hours ago
LONDON - A white-knuckle ride for global markets this week looked set to end with a whimper on Friday, with equities and commodities giving up some of their eye-popping bounces as investors turned their focus back to central banks' ability to avert... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fitch - Nigerian Banks Heading Into StormsFitch Rating has warned that Nigerian banks are heading into financial and oper
Fitch - Nigerian Banks Heading Into Storms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Fitch Rating has warned that Nigerian banks are heading into financial and operational storms in view of what it called the increasingly difficult conditions under which they are operating. It made it clear that the difficult times are likely to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's central bank likely to ease policy again by end-December: Reuters pollREUTERS: China's central bank is highly likely to ease monetary policy again by
China's central bank likely to ease policy again by end-December: Reuters poll
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
REUTERS: China's central bank is highly likely to ease monetary policy again by the end of this year, according to economists surveyed by Reuters, as it seeks to support a rapidly cooling economy and calm financial markets. The People's Bank of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's central bank likely to ease policy again by end-December: Reuters pollA Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank
China's central bank likely to ease policy again by end-December: Reuters poll
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 hours ago
A Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, in Beijing, April 3, 2014. China's central bank is highly likely to ease monetary policy again by the end of this year, according to... Read more
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