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Reuters
Dollar enjoys post-payrolls glow in quiet start to weekEuro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 10
Dollar enjoys post-payrolls glow in quiet start to week
Reuters / Posted 7 minutes ago
Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration, in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. SYDNEY The dollar held onto its post-payrolls gains early on Monday in a... Read more
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CNBC
Oz, Japan set to start Lunar New Year lowerFutures point to a lower open in Australia and Japan, while major Asian markets
Oz, Japan set to start Lunar New Year lower
CNBC / Posted 7 minutes ago
Futures point to a lower open in Australia and Japan, while major Asian markets are closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. Evan Lucas, market strategist at spreadbetter IG, said in a morning note that with only Australia and Japan open for much for... Read more
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The North West Star
Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe productsWoolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand
Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe products
The North West Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
Woolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand goods that injured consumers and for failing to meet recall requirements. Woolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand goods that... Read more
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FOX News
There are options for those who hate haggling to buy a carIn this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, photo, Alton John, left, from Kittanning, Pa.,
There are options for those who hate haggling to buy a car
FOX News / Posted 8 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, photo, Alton John, left, from Kittanning, Pa., gets the keys to his new 2015 Ford F-150 Supercab 4x4 pickup truck from salesman Robert Myers as he takes delivery at Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa. Haggling over a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
JB Hi-Fi profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2mJB Hi-Fi half-year profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m JB Hi-Fi has posted a 7.5 per
JB Hi-Fi profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 minutes ago
JB Hi-Fi half-year profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m JB Hi-Fi has posted a 7.5 per cent increase in its key half-year profit, as stronger retail demand and the struggles of Dick Smith boosted earnings. The first-half results encompass the vital... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bidAsciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board o
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bid
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Asciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board of Asciano has declared an enlarged takeover bid from a consortium led by Qube is better than a rival bid from Brookfield Infrastructure. Qube increased its bid by 7¢ to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka quits Woolworths boardJetstar chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka has stood down from the Woolworths board
Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka quits Woolworths board
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Jetstar chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka has stood down from the Woolworths board. Photo: Paul Harris Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka has resigned from the board of supermarket giant Woolworths, which has appointed two new board members. Woolworths... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Western Union, OFX end merger talksOFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union.
Western Union, OFX end merger talks
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
OFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Online currency exchange site OFX (formerly OzForex) has ended merger discussions with Western Union and cut its 2016 earnings guidance after the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with 'no regrets' policy for returned goodsMyer pushes for more adventurous shopping with ‘no regrets’ policy for returned
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with 'no regrets' policy for returned goods
MumBRELLA / Posted 12 minutes ago
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with ‘no regrets’ policy for returned goods Myer has launched a new position in the market aimed at getting shoppers to spend more by letting them be more adventurous with their choices with a new returns... Read more
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Money Management
Perpetual fund seeks to minimise currency riskInvestor need to consider the impact currency moves have, when making global in
Perpetual fund seeks to minimise currency risk
Money Management / Posted 14 minutes ago
Investor need to consider the impact currency moves have, when making global investment decisions, Perpetual global equities portfolio manager, Garry Laurence, believes. Launching the Perpetual Wholesale Global Share Fund Hedged, Laurence said... Read more
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Money Management
GBST extends partnership with Baillieu HolstSecurities transaction and fund administration software provider, GBST, has ent
GBST extends partnership with Baillieu Holst
Money Management / Posted 14 minutes ago
Securities transaction and fund administration software provider, GBST, has entered an end-to-end managed services agreement with financial advisory firm, Baillieu Holst Limited. The contract is an extension of GBST's current partnership with... Read more
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Money Management
Accountants should cross-sell, clients should cross-buyAccountants must cross-sell and encourage clients to use all of their services
Accountants should cross-sell, clients should cross-buy
Money Management / Posted 14 minutes ago
Accountants must cross-sell and encourage clients to use all of their services rather than just one, and they must also help clients ‘cross-buy', a research and consulting house said. Beaton Consulting partner, Dr George Beaton, said clients who... Read more
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Money Management
Aussies renting beyond their meansMany Australians determined to live in desirable suburbs are renting beyond the
Aussies renting beyond their means
Money Management / Posted 14 minutes ago
Many Australians determined to live in desirable suburbs are renting beyond their means, research reveals. Data from comparison website, finder.com.au, found that city-dwellers were spending more than a third of their income to rent a home close to... Read more
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The Age
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bidAsciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board o
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bid
The Age / Posted 15 minutes ago
Asciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board of Asciano has declared an enlarged takeover bid from a consortium led by Qube is better than a rival bid from Brookfield Infrastructure. Qube increased its bid by 7¢ to... Read more
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The Age
Western Union, OFX end merger talksOFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union.
Western Union, OFX end merger talks
The Age / Posted 15 minutes ago
OFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Online currency exchange site OFX (formerly OzForex) has ended merger discussions with Western Union and cut its 2016 earnings guidance after the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bidAsciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board o
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 minutes ago
Asciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board of Asciano has declared an enlarged takeover bid from a consortium led by Qube is better than a rival bid from Brookfield Infrastructure. Qube increased its bid by 7¢ to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Western Union, OFX end merger talksOFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union.
Western Union, OFX end merger talks
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 minutes ago
OFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Online currency exchange site OFX (formerly OzForex) has ended merger discussions with Western Union and cut its 2016 earnings guidance after the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
Queensland Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Students respond to campus construction projects The recent construction sites around campus intend to better telecommunicatio
Students respond to campus construction projects
The Daily Californian / Posted 19 minutes ago
The recent construction sites around campus intend to better telecommunication lines to improve Internet access and data service across campus. Two students share their opinions about these new... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
12th annual Ms Wheelchair Texas Gala crowns a new queenJayci Stubblefield, 10, right, talks with Rylea Lambert, 10, before the 12th an
12th annual Ms Wheelchair Texas Gala crowns a new queen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 minutes ago
Jayci Stubblefield, 10, right, talks with Rylea Lambert, 10, before the 12th annual Ms. Wheelchair Texas Gala Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Houston. Lambert was crowned 2016 Little Ms. Wheelchair Texas, and she inspired Stubblefield to fundraise for... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Former Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod relieved to be back in action after Brentford bowCommenting & Moderation We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a
Former Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod relieved to be back in action after Brentford bow
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 minutes ago
Commenting & Moderation We moderate all comments on Evening Times 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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News Mail
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
News Mail / Posted 24 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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TheBull
Lunar New Year trade beginsLNY has an interest effect on Asian markets as there is an eerie quiet, with on
Lunar New Year trade begins
TheBull / Posted 25 minutes ago
LNY has an interest effect on Asian markets as there is an eerie quiet, with only Japan and Australia open for business for most of the week. 08.02.2016 09:18 AM Happy Lunar New Year; the year of the fire monkey has begun. LNY has an interest... Read more
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TheBull
OzForex ends talks with Western UnionMoney transfer company OzForex has abandoned takeover talks with global payment
OzForex ends talks with Western Union
TheBull / Posted 25 minutes ago
Money transfer company OzForex has abandoned takeover talks with global payments firm Western Union, and has cut its annual earnings guidance. OzForex on Monday said it had terminated discussions after Western Union failed to submit a binding... Read more
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heraldscotland
Laura Muir strolls to victory at Scottish Universities ChampionshipsComments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a
Laura Muir strolls to victory at Scottish Universities Championships
heraldscotland / Posted 26 minutes 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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KFOX 14 El Paso
Till taps conducted throughout El PasoEL PASO, Texas – The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and officers f
Till taps conducted throughout El Paso
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 27 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas – The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and officers from the El Paso Police Department Gang Unit conducted till taps throughout El Paso this weekend. Some of the establishments were temporarily closed while task force... Read more
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The Economic Times
Debt recovery to prevail over sick unit revival: Supreme CourtNEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that debt recovery from a sick unit will
Debt recovery to prevail over sick unit revival: Supreme Court
The Economic Times / Posted 27 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that debt recovery from a sick unit will take precedence over any attempt to revive it, a decision that will make it easy for secured creditors to regain their outstanding dues by selling its assets.... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan set to discuss liquidity issue with bankersMUMBAI: Why is liquidity so uncomfortably tight? That seeming lack of enough ca
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan set to discuss liquidity issue with bankers
The Economic Times / Posted 27 minutes ago
MUMBAI: Why is liquidity so uncomfortably tight? That seeming lack of enough cash in the banking system is what Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan and his colleagues will discuss with bankers on Tuesday, said three people with knowledge of... Read more
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