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Motley Fool
Homeowners: Are you ready for 7% interest rates?dollar got a boost from the news. Which is great for Australia’s banks, like Co
Motley Fool / Posted yesterday
dollar got a boost from the news. Which is great for Australia’s banks, like Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC), which source a chunk of their money from overseas debt markets. The good news for... Read more
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Motley Fool
What APRA’s reforms means for your big bank shareholdingsfor authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) that include the big banks li
Motley Fool / Posted yesterday
for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) that include the big banks like National Australia Bank Ltd(ASX: CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC). The major banks are accredited by APRA to use a more sophisticated internal ratings... Read more
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TheBull
Stocks to watch at the closedown 18 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $82.94 NAB - NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK - down
TheBull / Posted 3 days ago
down 18 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $82.94 NAB - NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK - down 21 cents, or 0.7 per cent, at $29.94 WBC - WESTPAC BANKING CORP - down 11 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at $31.29 ANZ - ANZ BANKING GRP - down 11 cents, or 0.4 per cent, at... Read more
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The Star
US$, bond yields dip on inflation data as stocks soarsomething that is more sustained, in terms of the softness," said Richard Franu
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
something that is more sustained, in terms of the softness," said Richard Franulovich, senior currency strategist at Westpac Banking Corp in New York. U.S. interest rates futures rose as traders pared their viewthe Fed would increase rates... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global stocks up, dollar down as US bond yields dip on weak inflation datasomething that is more sustained, in terms of the softness," said Richard Franu
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
something that is more sustained, in terms of the softness," said Richard Franulovich, senior currency strategist at Westpac Banking Corp in New York. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six major rivals, was down 0.5 per... Read more
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Motley Fool
3 dividend shares to buy instead of Westpac Banking Corp Whilst I think that the Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) dividend is one of the
Motley Fool / Posted 6 days ago
Whilst I think that the Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) dividend is one of the best on the market right now, many investors are reluctant to invest in the banks due to concerns over the Budget... Read more
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NZCity
NZD rises above US73c amid rate hike talkanything, inflation is tracking below the RBNZ's May projections, and next week
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
anything, inflation is tracking below the RBNZ's May projections, and next week's CPI data should confirm that." Westpac Banking Corp economists expect inflation slowed to just 0.1 per cent in the second quarter, after a 1 per cent spike... Read more
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Motley Fool
Probably, my 4 favourite ASX financial shares right noware four of my favourite ASX financial companies… I prefer NAB shares over Com
Motley Fool / Posted 13 days ago
are four of my favourite ASX financial companies… I prefer NAB shares over Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) because it has a lesser exposure to mortgages. I also like NAB shares because they are... Read more
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Motley Fool
3 high-yielding dividend shares I would buy todayI think this makes it a great option for income investors today. Motley Fool c
Motley Fool / Posted 13 days ago
I think this makes it a great option for income investors today. Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro owns shares of Westpac Banking Corp. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Telstra Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions,... Read more
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Motley Fool
Two ways to profit from a weak Australian dollarthis is the start of even greater declines for the local currency. I’m not alo
Motley Fool / Posted 13 days ago
this is the start of even greater declines for the local currency. I’m not alone in this view either, with economists at Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) also predicting a sharp decline for the dollar. According to the most recent Westpac Weekly,... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why the Doray Minerals Limited share price plunged 25% todaymanagement remains confident that this won’t impact its ongoing debt repayments
Motley Fool / Posted 14 days ago
management remains confident that this won’t impact its ongoing debt repayments under its existing facility with Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC). At the last count, Doray’s net debt stood at $23.4 million. Should you buy the dip? As I’m... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Westpac, ANZ donate $6m to charity over FX breachesWestpac and ANZ will donate $6 million to charity as part of a settlement with
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
Westpac and ANZ will donate $6 million to charity as part of a settlement with the corporate regulator. Banking giants Westpac Banking Corp and the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group will donate $6 million to charity and submit their wholesale... Read more
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Motley Fool
Are the ASX’s Big Bank shares a buy?Shares of banks like Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) and Westpac Bank
Motley Fool / Posted 15 days ago
Shares of banks like Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) have galloped higher over the past 25 years of recession-less Australia. The same could be said of National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX: NAB) and... Read more
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NZCity
NZ shares up, Spark and Westpac gainNew Zealand shares rose, led by Spark New Zealand and Westpac Banking Corp as b
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
New Zealand shares rose, led by Spark New Zealand and Westpac Banking Corp as blue-chip stocks joined in a rally across the Tasman, while Z Energy declined amidst uncertainty about increased regulation in the petrol sector. The S&P/NZX 50 Index... Read more
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Motley Fool
Where I would reinvest my Westpac Banking Corp dividend This morning the Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) interim dividend landed into
Motley Fool / Posted 16 days ago
This morning the Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) interim dividend landed into shareholders’ bank accounts. While some investors will use this dividend as a source of income to live from, others... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwis upbeat about jobs, less so on wageshas come on the back of continuing economic growth in recent years and the rela
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
has come on the back of continuing economic growth in recent years and the related increases in the demand for labour," Westpac Banking Corp senior economist Satish Ranchhod said in his report. "Workers have reported strong gains in the number... Read more
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Motley Fool
10 shares you need to watch on Fridaybell rings this morning, which suggests a tough day for some of the market’s bi
Motley Fool / Posted 20 days ago
bell rings this morning, which suggests a tough day for some of the market’s biggest companies. That could include businesses such as Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC), Australia and New Zealand Banking... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Euro Surges, Yields And Stocks Rise As Central Banks Deliver Coordinated MessageECB sources to cool the desire to bet on the euro and dump the dollar,” says Se
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
ECB sources to cool the desire to bet on the euro and dump the dollar,” says Sean Callow, a senior currency strategist at Westpac Banking Corp. in Sydney. “Many investors are tantalized by the prospect of key quarterly meetings in September... Read more
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Motley Fool
Could property investors cause a crash in the property market?New Zealand Banking Group(ASX: ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia(ASX: CBA),
Motley Fool / Posted 21 days ago
New Zealand Banking Group(ASX: ANZ), Commonwealth Bank of Australia(ASX: CBA), National Australia Bank Ltd(ASX: NAB) and Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) are offering variable mortgage rates of around 4% currently, and would be expected to increase... Read more
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Motley Fool
Is Westpac Banking Corp running out of time to reform its lending practices? The Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) share price rose 0.5% to $30.27 today afte
Motley Fool / Posted 22 days ago
The Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) share price rose 0.5% to $30.27 today after Fairfax media reported that the company was hurriedly trying to convert its interest-only... Read more
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Motley Fool
Have ASX share prices reached their peak?seeping into some sectors. The number of pundits criticising banks like Commonw
Motley Fool / Posted 22 days ago
seeping into some sectors. The number of pundits criticising banks like Commonwealth Bank of Australia(ASX: CBA) and Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC) seems to climb daily. Retail shares are totally out of favour: What’s more, a number of... Read more
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Motley Fool
Is the Westpac Banking Corp share price a buy? The last three months have certainly not been easy for shareholders of Austra
Motley Fool / Posted 22 days ago
The last three months have certainly not been easy for shareholders of Australia’s oldest bank. Is it time to buy the dip? Over the last six months I said numerous times that I felt the Westpac share... Read more
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The Economic Times
Australian banks warn surprise taxes scaring away investorsThornton, who has said that London-based investors he had met had less confiden
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
Thornton, who has said that London-based investors he had met had less confidence in Australia as a place to invest. Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group also said last week South Australia's move could provoke a... Read more
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Reuters
Australian banks warn surprise taxes scaring away investorsThornton, who has said that London-based investors he had met had less confiden
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
Thornton, who has said that London-based investors he had met had less confidence in Australia as a place to invest. Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ.AX) also said last week South Australia's move... Read more
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Motley Fool
Down 7% in 2017: Is the Westpac Banking Corp share price a buy? Over the past two decades it has been one of the best blue chips to own. It h
Motley Fool / Posted 24 days ago
Over the past two decades it has been one of the best blue chips to own. It has made vast profits thanks to the growing Australian economy and booming property market. Here is my bull... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"They Can And Should Do More" Australian State Slams Banks With $280 Million Taxhead of the Australian Bankers Association Anna Bligh called the tax "an outrag
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
head of the Australian Bankers Association Anna Bligh called the tax "an outrageous cash grab without policy substance". Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group said the move could provoke a backlash from banks as they... Read more
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Reuters
Australian banks face 'Pandora's box' of taxes after state hikeNew Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX)
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX), National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB.AX) and Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX), plus top investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd (MQG.AX). Shares of ANZ, Commonwealth Bank,... Read more
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The Star
Australian banks face ‘Pandora’s box’ of taxes after state hikefour” banks - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
four” banks - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank Ltd and Westpac Banking Corp , plus top investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd. Shares in ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia... Read more
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Reuters
Bank-taxing Australian PM challenges state bank levyNew Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX)
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX), National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB.AX) and Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX), plus investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd (MQG.AX). On Friday, shares of ANZ, Commonwealth... Read more
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Reuters
Australian state slugs the nation's big banks with fresh $280 million taxand should contribute more to economic growth and job creation in this state."
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
and should contribute more to economic growth and job creation in this state." Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX), Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ.AX), National Australia Bank (NAB.AX) and... Read more
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Motley Fool
Down 13%: Are you worried about the Westpac Banking Corp share price?The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price has fallen 13% in three months.
Motley Fool / Posted 28 days ago
The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price has fallen 13% in three months. Westpac share price versus ASX200 As can be seen above, the Westpac share price has substantially underperformed the market, or S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO),... Read more
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Motley Fool
The NAB share price got whacked todaymaterial news to investors. However, each of Australia’s major banks, includin
Motley Fool / Posted 29 days ago
material news to investors. However, each of Australia’s major banks, including Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ), have come under selling pressure this... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ dollar pares overnight lossesbut from an Asian point of view it hasn't really gotten on with it," said Rober
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
but from an Asian point of view it hasn't really gotten on with it," said Robert Rennie, chief currency strategist at Westpac Banking Corp. Dudley said he expects inflation to get back to 2 percent as the US labour market tightens and drives... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ shares touch new record as Air NZ fliesand Auckland Airport declined 1.3 percent to $6.95, while dual-listed lenders A
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
and Auckland Airport declined 1.3 percent to $6.95, while dual-listed lenders Australia & New Zealand Banking Group and Westpac Banking Corp decreased 0.8 percent to $29.37 and 1 percent to $31.89 respectively after Moody's Investors Service... Read more
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NZCity
Shares touch new record, Air NZ flies high1.3 per cent to $3.765 and Auckland Airport declined 1.3 per cent to $6.95. Du
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
1.3 per cent to $3.765 and Auckland Airport declined 1.3 per cent to $6.95. Dual-listed lenders ANZ Banking Group and Westpac Banking Corp decreased 0.8 per cent to $29.37 and 1 per cent to $31.89 respectively after Moody's Investors Service... Read more
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Motley Fool
The OrotonGroup Limited share price is rising on takeover talk$2 million to $3 million, but flagged today that its net debt stands at $16 mil
Motley Fool / Posted 30 days ago
$2 million to $3 million, but flagged today that its net debt stands at $16 million as at mid June, with most of it held by Westpac Banking Corp(ASX: WBC). The group expects the debt load to fall to $10 million as its inventory and working capital... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Moody's Cuts Aussie Bank Ratings Due To "Tail Risk" Concernsdown under. Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Au
Zero Hedge / Posted 30 days ago
down under. Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank Ltd. and Westpac Banking Corp. were all downgraded to Aa3 from Aa2, Moody’s said in a statement released earlier today. Per The Sydney... Read more
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EuroNews
Moody's downgrade of Australian banks won't raise funding costs - analystsprice rises. The new rating is in line with the long-term AA- credit rating tha
EuroNews / Posted 30 days ago
price rises. The new rating is in line with the long-term AA- credit rating that Commonwealth Bank of Australia , Westpac Banking Corp , Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) ... Read more
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Reuters
Moody's downgrade of Australian banks won't raise funding costs: analystprice rises. The new rating is in line with the long-term AA- credit rating th
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
price rises. The new rating is in line with the long-term AA- credit rating that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX), Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) (NAB.AX)... Read more
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Motley Fool
Aussie property scare: Moody’s downgrades ANZ, CBA, Westpac and National Australia Bank Ltd.If you have a mortgage or investment property, you should read this… National
Motley Fool / Posted 30 days ago
If you have a mortgage or investment property, you should read this… National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX: NAB), Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) shares... Read more
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Financial News Network
Moody’s downgrades major banks long-term ratingsBoth ANZ Banking Group Limited (ASX:ANZ) and Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:W
Financial News Network / Posted 30 days ago
Both ANZ Banking Group Limited (ASX:ANZ) and Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) have informed the market that they, along with Australia’s other major banks, have had their long-term credit ratings downgraded by one notch to Aa3. It comes as the... Read more
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The Star
Moody's downgrades Australia's top banks over housing riskcredit ratings for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Commonwealth Bank o
The Star / Posted a month ago
credit ratings for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Westpac Banking Corp were downgraded to Aa3 from Aa2. SYDNEY: Moody's Investors Service on Monday downgraded 12 Australian... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ consumer confidence ticks up in June quarterperiod, up from 17.8 percent in March. “Households have become increasingly co
Scoop.co.nz / Posted a month ago
period, up from 17.8 percent in March. “Households have become increasingly confident about the economic outlook,” said Westpac Banking Corp acting chief economist Michael Gordon. He noted, however, “they are a little more nervous about current... Read more
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NZCity
NZ consumer confidence ticks up in Juneperiod, up from 17.8 per cent in March. "Households have become increasingly c
NZCity / Posted a month ago
period, up from 17.8 per cent in March. "Households have become increasingly confident about the economic outlook," Westpac Banking Corp acting chief economist Michael Gordon said. However, he noted: "they are a little more nervous about... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Reserve Bank tipped to hold and stick to neutral biasat 77.58 on a trade-weighted index, above the 76 average the central bank proje
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
at 77.58 on a trade-weighted index, above the 76 average the central bank projects for the second quarter. Meanwhile, Westpac Banking Corp acting chief economist Michael Gordon also expects the bank maintain a neutral outlook for interest... Read more
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The Economic Times
Australian banks agree $4.6 billion tax hit not fatal but want foreign rivals includedmake the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move the firm's
The Economic Times / Posted 1 months ago
make the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move the firm's head office offshore as a result. Westpac Banking Corp said there should be provisions to suspend the tax if bank profits were significantly affected. HSBC... Read more
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EuroNews
Australian banks agree $4.6 billion tax hit not fatal but want foreign rivals includedinevitably make the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
inevitably make the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move the firm’s head office offshore as a result. Westpac Banking Corp said there should be provisions to suspend the tax if bank profits were significantly affected. HSBC and... Read more
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Reuters
Australian banks agree $4.6 billion tax hit not fatal but want foreign rivals includedmake the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move the firm's
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
make the bank less competitive but that there were no plans to move the firm's head office offshore as a result. Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) said there should be provisions to suspend the tax if bank profits were significantly... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX hits skids as banks slam into reversemajor banks were once again the decisive factor, as they swung from gains earli
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
major banks were once again the decisive factor, as they swung from gains earlier in the week to losses on Thursday. Westpac Banking Corp lost 2.7 per cent, ANZ fell 2.2 per cent, NAB dropped 2.1 per cent, while CBA lost 0.7 per... Read more
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