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The Hindu
Axis Bank to buy FreeCharge in all cash dealPirate sector lender Axis Bank has decided to acquire digital wallet FreeCharge
The Hindu / Posted a minute ago
Pirate sector lender Axis Bank has decided to acquire digital wallet FreeCharge from Snapdeal in an all cash deal worth ₹ 385 crore. The acquisition will need approval from Reserve Bank of India, among others. “This acquisition will give us a new... Read more
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International Business Times
What is Foxconn and what does it make? A closer look at the giant electronics manufacturer Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group says it plans to bu
International Business Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group says it plans to build a $10 billion plant in Wisconsin to make liquid-crystal display panels, or LCDs. Little known to consumers, the maker of iPhones and other gadgets is a giant in the... Read more
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Technode
Huawei is using CSR to prove it's one of the good guysOn April 25, 2015, a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal, leaving
Technode / Posted 2 minutes ago
On April 25, 2015, a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal, leaving 9,000 dead and thousands injured. The international community rallied to help. The world’s largest telecom equipment maker was one of them. Twenty minutes after the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
All Greek to themGreece returned to the private debt market this week for the first time in year
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Greece returned to the private debt market this week for the first time in years, raising 3 billion euros at a relatively affordable interest rate of 4.6 percent. That's encouraging news--but it doesn't mean the euro zone's most flattened economy is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Europe's oil giants recover from three-year slumpLONDON/PARIS: Europe's major oil and gas companies have turned a corner after a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
LONDON/PARIS: Europe's major oil and gas companies have turned a corner after a three-year slump, reporting strong growth in profits as cost cutting paid off and vowing to press on with saving more money amid a fragile recovery in oil prices. Royal... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Barclays Seeks $455,000 For 'Gold' Equity Research Package; Includes 'Field Trips' And 'Occasional' 1x1'sLiterally no one knows the true 'value' of equity research, not even the invest
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 minutes ago
Literally no one knows the true 'value' of equity research, not even the investment banks that are selling it. Up until now, equity research has been treated as a 'freebie' given away to institutional clients in return for trading commissions but... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Competition from new brands, e-commerce? Not really, says Royal Sporting HouseSINGAPORE: Even as competition heats up in an increasingly saturated sports ret
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Even as competition heats up in an increasingly saturated sports retail market and the e-commerce trend leaves some local retailers in the dust, Royal Sporting House appears to be taking it all in its stride. “I don’t believe we actually... Read more
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The News and Star
Nestlé sales disappoint but profits riseSwiss food giant Nestlé has reported worse-than-expected sales for the first ha
The News and Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
Swiss food giant Nestlé has reported worse-than-expected sales for the first half of 2017. The company - which has a factory in Dalston - saw growth of 2.3 per cent in the second quarter, the same as in the first. This was lower than the 2.8 per... Read more
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express
Walkie Talkie skyscraper bought by Hong Kong firm for £1.3bn A HONG KONG firm has splashed out a record £1.3 billion to buy London's landm
express / Posted 9 minutes ago
A HONG KONG firm has splashed out a record £1.3 billion to buy London's landmark Walkie Talkie skyscraper. A Hong Kong firm has splashed out a record £1.3 billion to buy London's landmark... Read more
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express
Pound hits 10-month high as dollar suffers Trump and economy worriesPOUND LIVE: THE pound has surged to a 10-month high against the US dollar aft
express / Posted 9 minutes ago
POUND LIVE: THE pound has surged to a 10-month high against the US dollar after the latest update from America's central bank, as chair Janet Yellen prompted concern for the... Read more
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EuroNews
Rentokil profit surges on gains from Haniel joint ventureBritish support services company Rentokil Initial Plc said its pre-tax
EuroNews / Posted 10 minutes ago
British support services company Rentokil Initial Plc said its pre-tax profit surged in the first-half, as the company gained from the disposal of businesses, including those transferred into the Haniel joint venture. The company, which... Read more
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EuroNews
UK's Ladbrokes says first-half revenue up, sees more savings from Coral deal(Reuters) – Britain’s largest bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group reported
EuroNews / Posted 10 minutes ago
(Reuters) – Britain’s largest bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group reported on Thursday a rise in first-half group net revenue and said it expected to find higher savings from the Coral Group deal. The group, created by the merger of Ladbrokes and... Read more
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EuroNews
Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson posts higher pretax profit LONDON (Reuters) – Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc
EuroNews / Posted 10 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc said on Thursday that its first-half underlying pretax profit rose 12 percent to 100.1 million pounds... Read more
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EuroNews
Allied Irish post-IPO profit dips on fewer one-offsDUBLIN (Reuters) – Allied Irish Banks (AIB) reported a 25 percent fall
EuroNews / Posted 11 minutes ago
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Allied Irish Banks (AIB) reported a 25 percent fall in first half profit due to few one-off gains but its capital and margins rose in its first set of results since completing Europe’s largest initial public offering (IPO)... Read more
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The Irish Times
Samsung expecting continued chip boom after record profitThe world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and TVs is set to smash
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and TVs is set to smash its annual profit record after better-than-forecast performance in its mobile business lifted April-June profit slightly above its early-July guidance, analysts... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cost cuts help Sky absorb hike in soccer rightsTight cost control and strong growth in Germany, Austria and Italy helped Europ
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Tight cost control and strong growth in Germany, Austria and Italy helped European pay-TV group Sky to absorb a sharp rise in the cost of soccer rights, supporting earnings as it waits to be bought by Rupert Murdoch. Sky, which also broadcasts in... Read more
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The Irish Times
AIB profits rise as bank turns more positive on restructured loansAIB’s profits rose 12 per cent in the first half of the year as the State-contr
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
AIB’s profits rose 12 per cent in the first half of the year as the State-controlled lender raised the value of loans it had restructured in recent years and grew net interest income in a recovering economy. Operating profit rose to €814 million... Read more
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The Irish Times
Just Eat raises full-year guidance, says Irish market performing wellJust Eat’s performance in Ireland remains strong the group said on Thursday as
The Irish Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Just Eat’s performance in Ireland remains strong the group said on Thursday as it reported a 44 per cent jump in first-half revenues to £246.6 million (€276 million) and raised its full-year guidance. The London-listed online takeaway service, which... Read more
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Market Watch
Just Eat profit jumps 46%; ups revenue guidanceLONDON--JU.S.T EAT PLC (JE.LN) Thursday reported a 46% rise in pretax profit fo
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
LONDON--JU.S.T EAT PLC (JE.LN) Thursday reported a 46% rise in pretax profit for the first half of 2017 on revenue that also grew, and raised its full-year guidance. The global online food delivery firm made a pretax profit for the half year ended... Read more
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Market Watch
FTSE 100 steady as AstraZeneca plunges, Diageo surgesSipping Diageo’s collection of Scottish whisky. Shares of the liquor maker are
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
Sipping Diageo’s collection of Scottish whisky. Shares of the liquor maker are climbing Thursday. U.K. stocks wobbled Thursday, with shares of drug heavyweight AstraZeneca PLC tumbling after a disappointing cancer drug trial, as the pound pushed... Read more
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Market Watch
Foxtons profit falls 64% as Brexit hits marketLONDON--Foxtons Group PLC (FOXT.LN) reported Thursday a 64% fall in first-half
Market Watch / Posted 11 minutes ago
LONDON--Foxtons Group PLC (FOXT.LN) reported Thursday a 64% fall in first-half pretax profit as the secondary home market in the U.K. is taking a hit from the Brexit uncertainty and the rise in a property tax, and said it expects trading to stay... Read more
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The Star
Solar energy player Tadau Energy plans RM250m green sukukKUALA LUMPUR: Solar energy company Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd plans to issue up to RM
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Solar energy company Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd plans to issue up to RM250mil green sukuk and RAM Ratings has assigned a rating of AA3/Stable. The ratings agency said on Thursday the proposed Islamic medium-term notes programme of up to... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmTop foreign storiesIndonesia president seeks to tap Haj fund to help fix infras
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
Top foreign storiesIndonesia president seeks to tap Haj fund to help fix infrastructure: Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo wants a national fund that arranges Haj pilgrimages to make investments in infrastructure projects that the country needs and... Read more
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The Star
MACC now investigating FIC purchase of Kuching hotelPETALING JAYA: A four-star hotel in Kuching bought by Felda Investment Corporat
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: A four-star hotel in Kuching bought by Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) is being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Sources said the MACC is probing the purchase, which is said to be much higher... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nissan sales up but profit dips on costs, China slowdownTOKYO (AP) - Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. says that despite strong overa
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. says that despite strong overall sales its quarterly profit dipped, squeezed by rising costs and slowing growth in China. The company said Thursday that its April-June net profit was 134.9 billion yen... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Foxconn: World's No. 1 contract electronics makerHONG KONG (AP) - Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group sa
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 minutes ago
HONG KONG (AP) - Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group says it plans to build a $10 billion plant in Wisconsin to make liquid-crystal display panels, or LCDs. Little known to consumers, the maker of iPhones and other gadgets is... Read more
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Digi Times
Corning sales, profits rise sequentially in 2Q17 Rodney Chan, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 27 July 2017] Corning has reported
Digi Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
Rodney Chan, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 27 July 2017] Corning has reported its GAAP sales went up 6% on year to US$2.5 billion in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS rising sequentailly to reach... Read more
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Digi Times
Taiwan panel makers ready to face challenge from China 10.5G line Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 July 2017] While BOE
Digi Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 July 2017] While BOE Technology is slated to kick off production at its 10.5G fab in 2018 sparking concerns of panel... Read more
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Scotsman
David Alexander: Edinburgh’s property market in good shapeAccording to one of the UK’s most popular property websites, homes in Edinburgh
Scotsman / Posted 15 minutes ago
According to one of the UK’s most popular property websites, homes in Edinburgh are the most in-demand in the country, with residential properties in the capital showing 145 per cent more interest among prospective buyers than the national... Read more
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Business Standard India
Oil prices hover near eight-week highs on lower U.S. stocksBy Fergus Jensen Brent crude futures were down 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $5
Business Standard India / Posted 17 minutes ago
By Fergus Jensen Brent crude futures were down 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $50.81 a barrel at 0536 GMT, after rising about 1.5 percent in the previous session. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were down 13 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $48.62 a... Read more
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