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TheBull
Aust bonds lower on US rate hike commentsAustralian bonds are lower as investors flock to riskier assets. ANZ economist
Aust bonds lower on US rate hike comments
TheBull / Posted a minute ago
Australian bonds are lower as investors flock to riskier assets. ANZ economists said US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's speech on Saturday morning (AEST) saying an interest rate rise is likely in coming months had supported risk sentiment and... Read more
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TheBull
Commodities markets summaryA summary of trading in key commodities markets overseas: World crude oil have
Commodities markets summary
TheBull / Posted a minute ago
A summary of trading in key commodities markets overseas: World crude oil have gone into consolidation mode after prices hit $US50 a barrel for the first time in seven months. Brent crude was down 0.54 per cent, or 27 US cents, at $US49.32 a barrel... Read more
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TheBull
Lynas gets debt reprieveSYDNEY May 30 AAP - Struggling rare earths miner Lynas has earned a reprieve wi
Lynas gets debt reprieve
TheBull / Posted a minute ago
SYDNEY May 30 AAP - Struggling rare earths miner Lynas has earned a reprieve with its lenders agreeing to postpone payments due in May and September until December. The company said, in a statement on Monday, a $US2 million principal repayment due... Read more
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TheBull
Bayer CEO invites environmental groups to discuss Monsanto bidBayer's chief executive said in an interview published Sunday he is ready to me
Bayer CEO invites environmental groups to discuss Monsanto bid
TheBull / Posted a minute ago
Bayer's chief executive said in an interview published Sunday he is ready to meet environmental groups to address concerns about his group's plans to take over US agrochemicals giant Monsanto. 30.05.2016 09:01 AM Bayer's chief executive said in an... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Paul James: Legalize retail pot in CraigThere is no question that the economy of Craig is looking pretty gloomy. There
Paul James: Legalize retail pot in Craig
Craig Daily Press / Posted a minute ago
There is no question that the economy of Craig is looking pretty gloomy. There is also no question that Colorado as a whole has seen record growth, record jobs, and increased tourism, much of which has been due to the allowance of recreational... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mercer's new venture signals growthMr Mercer said: “The merger with DMB Property immediately widens the IME proper
Mercer's new venture signals growth
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
Mr Mercer said: “The merger with DMB Property immediately widens the IME property portfolio across Edinburgh and the Lothians, but also highlights our intention to continually grow the business." He said IME had so far this year concluded two sales... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow property management entrepreneur learns to roll with the punchesWhat is your business called? Speirs Gumley. Where is it based? Our office i
Glasgow property management entrepreneur learns to roll with the punches
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
What is your business called? Speirs Gumley. Where is it based? Our office in Glasgow serves west and central Scotland, and we are about to open another office in Edinburgh to serve the east coast, Tayside and Fife. What services does it... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots prioritise internet and mobile phones over life insuranceJohnny Timpson, protection expert at Scottish Widows, encouraged Scots to stop
Scots prioritise internet and mobile phones over life insurance
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
Johnny Timpson, protection expert at Scottish Widows, encouraged Scots to stop sticking their head in the sane when it comes to securing their finances. He said: "While none of us ever want to think about the worst, our findings show that there are... Read more
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heraldscotland
ScotRail trains hit by disruption due to lack of staffComments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a
ScotRail trains hit by disruption due to lack of staff
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
Comments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then... Read more
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heraldscotland
Trading PlacesHe said: “This is a newly created role to aid expansion and allow our chief exe
Trading Places
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
He said: “This is a newly created role to aid expansion and allow our chief executive to dedicate more time to strategic growth both in the motor trade sector and also into new business opportunities.” During a successful two years as commercial... Read more
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heraldscotland
Whisky Bond nears maximum capacity with focus on smaller tenantsTHE WHISKY Bond in Glasgow is cementing its support of creative microbusinesses
Whisky Bond nears maximum capacity with focus on smaller tenants
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
THE WHISKY Bond in Glasgow is cementing its support of creative microbusinesses by converting vacant spaces aimed for larger firms with ten to 20 employees into further small units suitable for start-up and firms with one or two employees. “All... Read more
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heraldscotland
Halfords expected to post slight dip in full-year profitsThis marked a welcome recovery for the group, which was hit by a dire performan
Halfords expected to post slight dip in full-year profits
heraldscotland / Posted a minute ago
This marked a welcome recovery for the group, which was hit by a dire performance in its peak summer trading period last year. Halfords, which operates 463 stores, posted a 5.9% fall in half-year underlying profits to £46.4 million after the bike... Read more
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The Economic Times
As crude oil hits $50 a barrel, options market suggests jittersBy Devika Krishna Kumar With the price of oil finally touching $50 a barrel las
As crude oil hits $50 a barrel, options market suggests jitters
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
By Devika Krishna Kumar With the price of oil finally touching $50 a barrel last week, producers and speculators have been loading up on options to protect themselves from a downside risk, signalling there are still some jitters surrounding the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Regional movies are the buzz at crowd-funding startup like Wishberry, KettoNEW DELHI: Actor Kunal Kapoor , who along with Varun Sheth cofounded crowd-fun
Regional movies are the buzz at crowd-funding startup like Wishberry, Ketto
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Actor Kunal Kapoor , who along with Varun Sheth cofounded crowd-funding platform Ketto, has been busy attending regional film festivals at Vishakhapatnam , Kolkata and Kerala. "We are trying to educate regional language movie-makers... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bajaj Auto’s lofty guidance a tough ask, does not dim stock’s appeal over peersET Intelligence Group: Bajaj Auto has started to reap the harvest of its stra
Bajaj Auto’s lofty guidance a tough ask, does not dim stock’s appeal over peers
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
ET Intelligence Group: Bajaj Auto has started to reap the harvest of its strategy to focus on the top and bottom ends of the domestic motorcycle market. The strategy, which is aimed primarily at boosting the company's market share, has helped... Read more
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The Economic Times
Basmati rice prices surge before Iran banKOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Basmati prices have climbed on rising demand from Iran ,
Basmati rice prices surge before Iran ban
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
KOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Basmati prices have climbed on rising demand from Iran , which plans to ban inbound shipments of the unique Indian rice variety, while prices of non-aromatic rice in eastern India remained flat as exports to Bangladesh came to a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Edelweiss Finance to set up new entity to turn around distressed companies of ARCMUMBAI: Edelweiss Financial Services is planning to set up a dedicated entity
Edelweiss Finance to set up new entity to turn around distressed companies of ARC
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Edelweiss Financial Services is planning to set up a dedicated entity to operationally turn around the businesses they acquired by its asset reconstruction division. This is the first time in India that any financial company has introduced... Read more
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The Economic Times
BPL to re-enter white goods segment by Diwali, targets Rs 600 crore in sales in 3 yearsThe Nambiar family-owned business had exited the white goods market in 2005 aft
BPL to re-enter white goods segment by Diwali, targets Rs 600 crore in sales in 3 years
The Economic Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Nambiar family-owned business had exited the white goods market in 2005 after the collapse of its joint venture with Japanese firm Sanyo. It re-entered the market last year to sell 24, 32 and 40-inches LED television sets in a tieup with online... Read more
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Perth Now
Lower rewards are on the cardsHigh-end credit card programs may no longer offer big rewards. REWARD point pr
Lower rewards are on the cards
Perth Now / Posted 5 minutes ago
High-end credit card programs may no longer offer big rewards. REWARD point programs offered by popular credit cards are expected to halve in value because of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to toughen the rules on surcharges. Card experts... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Henry Wojtaszek named chief of Western Region OTBBATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek, general counsel for Western Region Off-Track Bett
Henry Wojtaszek named chief of Western Region OTB
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 minutes ago
BATAVIA – Henry F. Wojtaszek, general counsel for Western Region Off-Track Betting Corp. since 2010, has been promoted to president, CEO and general counsel of the organization, succeeding Michael D. Kane, who will be retiring, effective July... Read more
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NZCity
Bigger portfolio boosts Stride PropertyStride Property has lifted full-year earnings 16 per cent as an expanding portf
Bigger portfolio boosts Stride Property
NZCity / Posted 16 minutes ago
Stride Property has lifted full-year earnings 16 per cent as an expanding portfolio boosted rental income. Distributable profit, the favoured measure of property investors, rose to $37.1 million in the year to the end of March from $32.1m, a year... Read more
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Market Watch
Dutch, Belgian postal-service merger talks failBRUSSELS -- Belgian postal service Bpost and Dutch rival PostNL on Sunday said
Dutch, Belgian postal-service merger talks fail
Market Watch / Posted 22 minutes ago
BRUSSELS -- Belgian postal service Bpost and Dutch rival PostNL on Sunday said they had been in merger talks but that negotiations ended without an agreement. Bpost had made a friendly offer for all the shares of PostNL, but "these negotiations... Read more
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ABC News
Investing in the Habits of Old and YoungFor decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively t
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
ABC News / Posted 32 minutes ago
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan plans to export nursing care system to other Asian nations ‹ Japan TodayJapan plans to launch a project this summer to export the country’s nursing car
Japan plans to export nursing care system to other Asian nations ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 33 minutes ago
Japan plans to launch a project this summer to export the country’s nursing care system and reap profits by helping other Asian countries such as China and Thailand cope with rapidly aging populations, government sources said Sunday. The Japanese... Read more
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Japan Today
Luxury brands struggle to attract Internet generation ‹ Japan TodaySeducing hyper-connected “Millennials” poses an increasing challenge for luxury
Luxury brands struggle to attract Internet generation ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 33 minutes ago
Seducing hyper-connected “Millennials” poses an increasing challenge for luxury brands, which find their markets slowing as young, skeptical consumers force them to rethink strategies. Goldman Sachs estimates that 92 million Americans are in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian firms brace for Brexit impactCanadian companies with operations in Britain are watching the referendum waril
Canadian firms brace for Brexit impact
The Globe and Mail / Posted 34 minutes ago
Canadian companies with operations in Britain are watching the referendum warily and planning for the possibility of Brexit. “We are paying close attention to what is happening,” said Isabelle Adjahi, a spokeswoman for engineering firm WSP Global... Read more
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Weekly Times
Dairy confidence down before cutsWorrying trend: Confidence among dairy farmers was already falling before the r
Dairy confidence down before cuts
Weekly Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
Worrying trend: Confidence among dairy farmers was already falling before the recent cuts to farmgate milk prices, according to Rabobank. Picture: Zoe Phillips CONFIDENCE among dairy farmers was low before the recent farmgate milk price... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Budget an insult to the thousands without homes Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:42 pmPress Release: Auckland Action Against Poverty
Budget an insult to the thousands without homes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 42 minutes ago
Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:42 pmPress Release: Auckland Action Against Poverty Media release Thursday 26 May 2016“Today’s Budget is pitiful in the face of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Stride lifts annual earnings 16% on expanded portfolioStride Property [NZX: STR] said full-year earnings rose 16 percent as an expand
Stride lifts annual earnings 16% on expanded portfolio
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 42 minutes ago
Stride Property [NZX: STR] said full-year earnings rose 16 percent as an expanding portfolio boosted rental income, and announced plans to spin out its real estate investment management business as a standalone entity. Distributable profit, the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
State-house shambles in InvercargillFriday, 27 May 2016, 11:39 amPress Release: Green Party 27 May 2015News that th
State-house shambles in Invercargill
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 42 minutes ago
Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:39 amPress Release: Green Party 27 May 2015News that the only potential buyer for 348 state houses in Invercargill has pulled out of the deal is another... Read more
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