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The Star
Greek central bank chief calls for bailout review conclusionATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's central bank chief on Wednesday called for the comp
Greek central bank chief calls for bailout review conclusion
The Star / Posted a minute ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's central bank chief on Wednesday called for the completion of the country's first bailout review, warning that a projected economic recovery in the second half of the year was still fragile. "The projection for an economic... Read more
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The Star
KLCI closes down 18pt as investors ignore stronger ringgitKUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed lower on Wednesday, as selling pressure gathere
KLCI closes down 18pt as investors ignore stronger ringgit
The Star / Posted a minute ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed lower on Wednesday, as selling pressure gathered pace in late trade, with Axiata, IOI Corp and Genting among the losers as investors ignored the recovery in the ringgit against the major currencies and firmer crude oil... Read more
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Market Watch
U.K. industrial production surprises with 1.1% dipLONDON--The decline in U.K. industrial production accelerated in December, offi
U.K. industrial production surprises with 1.1% dip
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
LONDON--The decline in U.K. industrial production accelerated in December, official figures showed Wednesday, denting hopes for a tentative recovery in the sector this year. Industrial output dropped 1.1% on the month, the Office for National... Read more
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Market Watch
The economy and the stock market have already voted for the next presidentCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — New Hampshire’s primary results are a sidesho
The economy and the stock market have already voted for the next president
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — New Hampshire’s primary results are a sideshow compared to the most important political poll of all: The stock market. Which is ironic, since — in contrast to the presidential campaign so far, which has confused... Read more
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Market Watch
Smurfit Kappa 2015 profit rises; CFO to step downLONDON-- Paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group PLC (SK3.DB) reported a ri
Smurfit Kappa 2015 profit rises; CFO to step down
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
LONDON-- Paper packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group PLC (SK3.DB) reported a rise in full year revenue and pretax profit amid growth in Europe and the Americas and said its chief financial officer Ian Curley is stepping down. Pretax profit for the... Read more
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Market Watch
Hermès warns revenue growth will stallPARIS--French luxury brand Hermès International SCA warned Wednesday that its 2
Hermès warns revenue growth will stall
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
PARIS--French luxury brand Hermès International SCA warned Wednesday that its 2016 revenue growth would decline as a weakening global economy and geopolitical tensions dampen consumer demand for expensive hand bags and fashion. Hermès said its 2016... Read more
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Market Watch
Iceland's central bank keeps rates on holdIceland's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged Wednesday, as fall
Iceland's central bank keeps rates on hold
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
Iceland's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged Wednesday, as falling global energy and commodity prices and a stronger domestic currency have kept a lid on inflation, but left the door open for further tightening as inflation picks... Read more
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Market Watch
Deutsche Bank shares rally on debt buyback reportA WSJ Roundup Shares in Deutsche Bank AG rose 14% on Wednesday following news
Deutsche Bank shares rally on debt buyback report
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
A WSJ Roundup Shares in Deutsche Bank AG rose 14% on Wednesday following news that the German lender is considering buying back some of its debt. The rally follows sharp falls in Deutsche Bank's share price in recent sessions. Shares in the bank... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyWASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on W
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies. Since the Fed raised rates from record lows in December, the economic landscape has... Read more
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Market Watch
European stocks snap 7-day losing streak as oil reboundsEuropean stock markets rebounded from a three-year low on Wednesday, as investo
European stocks snap 7-day losing streak as oil rebounds
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
European stock markets rebounded from a three-year low on Wednesday, as investors picked up stocks beaten down in a seven-session selloff. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +2.39% jumped 1.8% to 314.86, after closing at the lowest level since Oct.... Read more
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Market Watch
Big Europe brewers bring cheer for shareholdersTwo of Europe's biggest brewers brought some cheer for shareholders Wednesday,
Big Europe brewers bring cheer for shareholders
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
Two of Europe's biggest brewers brought some cheer for shareholders Wednesday, with Heineken NV of the Netherlands raising its dividend by 18% on a rise in full-year net profit, while Danish rival Carlsberg A/S turned in better-than-expected... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Europe stocks gain, Asia down ahead of Yellen testimonyAsian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves
Europe stocks gain, Asia down ahead of Yellen testimony
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 minutes ago
Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 slid 3.8 percent to 15,476.17... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Key developments following North Korea's rocket launchNorth Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and t
Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 minutes ago
North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
AGL revs up greenpower credentials with new fund launchAGL, which has announced a renewables fund, is among Credit Suisse's top picks
AGL revs up greenpower credentials with new fund launch
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
AGL, which has announced a renewables fund, is among Credit Suisse's top picks for 2016 as it should benefit from rising electricity prices. Photo: Bloomberg It may operate some of the dirtiest power stations in the country, but AGL is now... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rivertowns - Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley
Cortlandt Mortgage Business Hosts Free FHA Loan SeminarWESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A.S.A.P. Mortgage will be hosting free FHA Loan Sem
Cortlandt Mortgage Business Hosts Free FHA Loan Seminar
The Daily Voice - Rivertowns - Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley / Posted 2 minutes ago
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A.S.A.P. Mortgage will be hosting free FHA Loan Seminars in Cortlandt and Yonkers. The Yonkers Seminar will be on Tuesday, March 1, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the A.S.A.P. office at 914 McLean Ave. The Cortlandt seminar will be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BWX profit soars as it eyes lucrative Chinese marketThe Sukin skincare range is not tested on animals, is vegan-friendly and its pa
BWX profit soars as it eyes lucrative Chinese market
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Sukin skincare range is not tested on animals, is vegan-friendly and its packaging is carbon neutral. Photo: BWX Limited Small cap company BWX Limited is generating a buzz about its move into the lucrative China market, but its success will not... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyWASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on W
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies. Since the Fed raised rates from record lows in December, the economic landscape has... Read more
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Investopedia
Elliott Management: An Activist Investor Analysis (HES, CTXS)Elliott Management Corporation is a hedge fund founded by Paul Singer in 1977.
Elliott Management: An Activist Investor Analysis (HES, CTXS)
Investopedia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Elliott Management Corporation is a hedge fund founded by Paul Singer in 1977. The fund initially focused on convertible arbitrage strategies, but has since expanded its investments. Elliott has also engaged in activist strategies and invested... Read more
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The Financial Express
Bullion market closed due to protest against PAN card requirementBullion market today remained closed in the national capital because of the tra
Bullion market closed due to protest against PAN card requirement
The Financial Express / Posted 4 minutes ago
Bullion market today remained closed in the national capital because of the traders protest against government’s decision to make PAN card mandatory for transactions of Rs 2 lakh and above. (AP) Bullion market today remained closed in the national... Read more
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The Financial Express
Hotel Leelaventure shares gain over 8% on posting net profit of Rs 162 crHotel Leelaventure shares gained as much as 8.43 per cent on Wednesday after th
Hotel Leelaventure shares gain over 8% on posting net profit of Rs 162 cr
The Financial Express / Posted 4 minutes ago
Hotel Leelaventure shares gained as much as 8.43 per cent on Wednesday after the hospitality major reported net profit of Rs 162.19 crore for the third quarter ended December 2015 (Photo: Reuters) Hotel Leelaventure shares gained as much as 8.43 per... Read more
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Canberra Times
AGL revs up greenpower credentials with new fund launchAGL, which has announced a renewables fund, is among Credit Suisse's top picks
AGL revs up greenpower credentials with new fund launch
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
AGL, which has announced a renewables fund, is among Credit Suisse's top picks for 2016 as it should benefit from rising electricity prices. Photo: Bloomberg It may operate some of the dirtiest power stations in the country, but AGL is now... Read more
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The Daily Voice - White Plains
Cortlandt Mortgage Business Hosts Free FHA Loan SeminarWESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A.S.A.P. Mortgage will be hosting free FHA Loan Sem
Cortlandt Mortgage Business Hosts Free FHA Loan Seminar
The Daily Voice - White Plains / Posted 4 minutes ago
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A.S.A.P. Mortgage will be hosting free FHA Loan Seminars in Cortlandt and Yonkers. The Yonkers Seminar will be on Tuesday, March 1, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the A.S.A.P. office at 914 McLean Ave. The Cortlandt seminar will be... Read more
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Canberra Times
BWX profit soars as it eyes lucrative Chinese marketThe Sukin skincare range is not tested on animals, is vegan-friendly and its pa
BWX profit soars as it eyes lucrative Chinese market
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Sukin skincare range is not tested on animals, is vegan-friendly and its packaging is carbon neutral. Photo: BWX Limited Small cap company BWX Limited is generating a buzz about its move into the lucrative China market, but its success will not... Read more
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Business Standard India
ICEX to re-launch futures trading in non-agro commodities early next fiscal“We are looking to re-start futures trading with non-agro commodities early nex
ICEX to re-launch futures trading in non-agro commodities early next fiscal
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
“We are looking to re-start futures trading with non-agro commodities early next financial year after fundraising from existing shareholders gets over. We have already obtained permanent recognition from the Government of India. But, we would seek... Read more
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Business Standard India
Provisions hit IOB's Q3 results as net loss widens to Rs 1,425 croreThe lender’s total income stood at Rs 6,445.78 crore during the quarter against
Provisions hit IOB's Q3 results as net loss widens to Rs 1,425 crore
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
The lender’s total income stood at Rs 6,445.78 crore during the quarter against Rs 6,647.45 in the corresponding quarter of last year, a decline of 3%. “On account of increased provisions for domestic and overseas advances including provisions made... Read more
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Business Standard India
How passive investors in MSCI India have lost out“Versus the BSE 100, MSCI India has underperformed by 1.5% annualised over last
How passive investors in MSCI India have lost out
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
“Versus the BSE 100, MSCI India has underperformed by 1.5% annualised over last five years and by 1.3% versus Nifty. This is significant as the Nifty return over that period was 5.3%, while MSCI India return was only 4%,” says a report titled ‘What... Read more
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Business Standard India
How much can the markets fall from here?Concerns regarding a global economic slowdown -- soft commodity prices, especia
How much can the markets fall from here?
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Concerns regarding a global economic slowdown -- soft commodity prices, especially crude oil, developments in China, and the banks in Greece -- have seen the global markets move south thus far in calendar year 2016 (CY16). On the domestic front,... Read more
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Business Standard India
TCS says insurance vertical on growth trackIts MD & CEO N Chandrasekaran said that BFSI sector will have good traction in
TCS says insurance vertical on growth track
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Its MD & CEO N Chandrasekaran said that BFSI sector will have good traction in FY17 just like FY16Its MD & CEO N Chandrasekaran said that BFSI sector will have good traction in FY17 just like FY16 India's... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets end near two-year low on PSU banks woesSBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India ended d
Markets end near two-year low on PSU banks woes
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India ended down 3%-12% eachSBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank ended down 3%-12%... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Kentucky may need more time this year to process refundsFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentuckians might have to wait a bit longer for their sta
Kentucky may need more time this year to process refunds
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 minutes ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentuckians might have to wait a bit longer for their state income tax refunds this year. The Kentucky Department of Revenue said Tuesday it might take longer to process refunds due to enhanced security features and fraud... Read more
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