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The Age
Vocus calls off takeover talks with KKR, Affinity Partners T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms
The Age / Posted a minute ago
T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Affinity Partners, both of which were offering $3.50 a share for a full takeover. "Throughout the due diligence process, the bidders... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vocus calls off takeover talks with KKR, Affinity Partners T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
T elecommunications group Vocus has terminated talks with private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Affinity Partners, both of which were offering $3.50 a share for a full takeover. "Throughout the due diligence process, the bidders... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Long lines for last minute eclipse glassesBOISE - Businesses around the Treasure Valley say solar eclipse glasses have be
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 minutes ago
BOISE - Businesses around the Treasure Valley say solar eclipse glasses have been flying off the shelves. Now, almost all of those shelves are empty. But some people are taking to social media to cash in on the demand. "I just did a post and said... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Eurovision Asia is officially on its wayEurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific version of the beloved kitschy annual song con
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 minutes ago
Eurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific version of the beloved kitschy annual song contest, is officially on its way. Isaiah Firebrace at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine. Photo: AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky Eurovision Asia, an Asia-Pacific... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Andrew Forrest's $445 million pay day as FMG profit soars 100 per centFMG profits surge, Andrew Forrest books $445m in dividends as iron ore bounces
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 minutes ago
FMG profits surge, Andrew Forrest books $445m in dividends as iron ore bounces back Mining entrepreneur Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has pocketed a $445 million dividend cheque after his company Fortescue Metals Group posted a more than 100 per cent net... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Betsy Duke rose from teller to top-ranking woman in U.S. bankingBetsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, str
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Betsy Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theater in the mid-1970s, struggling to make ends meet, when she applied for a job at a dry cleaner. It turned her down. Instead, she became a part-time teller. Last weekWells Fargo named her the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Monday Memo: Whole Foods-Amazon vote, central bankers at Jackson Hole, Times WatchWEDNESDAY: The Commerce Department reports on July new home sales. … Whole Food
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
WEDNESDAY: The Commerce Department reports on July new home sales. … Whole Foods shareholders vote on Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion offer to acquire the organic grocery chain. It would be Amazon’s biggest acquisition to date, and would give it a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tesla workers and the Model 3: To hell and back againFREMONT, Calif. — Tesla CEO Elon Musk this month promised his company would del
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
FREMONT, Calif. — Tesla CEO Elon Musk this month promised his company would deliver the new Model 3 to almost a half-million waiting customers — and guaranteed employees would go through “production hell.” For many, it’s a return visit. The... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
London Assembly urges TfL to put local newspapers on busesLocal newspapers should be made available for free on buses, according to a new
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 8 minutes ago
Local newspapers should be made available for free on buses, according to a new report. The London Assembly’s economy committee has urged Transport for London to pilot carrying copies of local papers on selected bus routes in the capital. The... Read more
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BBC News
Reckitt Benckiser slashes boss's pay by 40% - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 10 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Reckitt... Read more
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BBC News
WPP boss £48m pay voted against by a fifth of investors - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 10 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say WPP boss £48m pay voted against by a fifth... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: APO - APN OUTDOOR Outdoor advertising grou
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 minutes ago
on the Australian stock exchange: APO - APN OUTDOOR Outdoor advertising group APN Outdoor is expected to post full-year results. BSL - BLUESCOPE STEEL BlueScope Steel has doubled its full-year net profit to $715.9 million on the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Caltex chairman steps down due to healthCaltex Australia chairman Greig Gailey has retired from his position and resign
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 minutes ago
Caltex Australia chairman Greig Gailey has retired from his position and resigned as a non-executive director for health reasons. The fuel retailer on Monday said Mr Gailey, who has been chairman since 2015 and on the Caltex board since 2007, will... Read more
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BBC News
FTSE chief executives' median pay 'down almost 20%' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 10 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say FTSE chief executives' median pay 'down almost... Read more
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Weekly Times
Oil up 3% as $US falls, US rig count dropsOil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, fee
Weekly Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Oil prices have risen sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs, feeding a rally that boosted global benchmark Brent crude to a weekly gain while US crude was virtually flat on the week. US energy firms cut oil rigs for a second week in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Trio of NZ Post Canterbury Properties For SaleNew ZealandBayleys is New Zealand's largest full-service real estate company. W
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 minutes ago
New ZealandBayleys is New Zealand's largest full-service real estate company. We offer expertise in the marketing and sale of a wide range of property, including residential real estate, farms and lifestyle blocks, and commercial and industrial... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bluescope taps new CEO, warns earnings set to slideBluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half,
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Bluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half, hit by import competition and soaring power and gas prices locally and weaker margins in the United States. At the same time, the country's biggest steel maker flagged... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fortescue records $2.7 billion net profit, raises dividendPure-play iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has more than doubled its net p
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
Pure-play iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has more than doubled its net profit, to $US2.1 billion ($2.7 billion) and pledged to reward shareholders with a bigger dividend. The first miner to report in a busy week of earnings season said the... Read more
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Mumbrella
Failed proposed merger cost APN Outdoor $3.38m, but revenue climbsThe failed merger between two of Australia’s largest outdoor companies may have
Mumbrella / Posted 23 minutes ago
The failed merger between two of Australia’s largest outdoor companies may have cost Ooh Media $2m, but in its half-yearly financial results, APN Outdoor has revealed it lost even more – with the almost-deal costing the company $3.38m. The proposed... Read more
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Mumbrella
Posterscope appoints News Corp's Michael Emmerson as head of investmentOut-of-home agency Posterscope has hired Michael Emmerson as head of investment
Mumbrella / Posted 23 minutes ago
Out-of-home agency Posterscope has hired Michael Emmerson as head of investment. Emmerson joins Posterscope after just six months at News Corp Australia as group sales director. Michael Emmerson and Elizabeth Whipp “Posterscope has an exclusive... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise completes acquisition of Dublin-based AWASAug. 20--DUBAI -- Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) on Sunday said that it has c
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 27 minutes ago
Aug. 20--DUBAI -- Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) on Sunday said that it has completed the acquisition of Dublin-based group AWAS after announcing the deal earlier in April. DAE, which is controlled by the government of Dubai, will now become one... Read more
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Canberra Times
Housing affordability: 6000 homes removed from rental market as landlords turn to AirbnbAn estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent r
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
An estimated 6000 homes have potentially been taken out of Sydney's permanent rental housing market as landlords list properties on home-sharing websites such as Airbnb. New data from the University of Sydney's Urban Housing Lab suggests the... Read more
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Canberra Times
8@eight: Stocks to open flat as reporting season rolls It won't necessarily surprise political analysts that President Trump's Chief S
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
It won't necessarily surprise political analysts that President Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has been removed from his post. It had been speculated on in recent times and it certainly won't shock that the event garnered much air time on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bluescope taps new CEO, warns earnings set to slideBluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half,
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Bluescope Steel warned on Monday earnings are set to fall in the current half, hit by import competition and soaring power and gas prices locally and weaker margins in the United States. At the same time, the country's biggest steel maker flagged... Read more
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Canberra Times
Markets Live: Fortescue fronts investorsKohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and Affinity Equity Partners are out of the race f
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and Affinity Equity Partners are out of the race for Vocus Group, with neither bidder able to make an offer acceptable to the telecommunications company's board. The pair of private equity giants had each made $3.50 per... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fortescue records $2.7 billion net profit, raises dividendPure-play iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has more than doubled its net p
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Pure-play iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has more than doubled its net profit, to $US2.1 billion ($2.7 billion) and pledged to reward shareholders with a bigger dividend. The first miner to report in a busy week of earnings season said the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Westpac says stressed loans dip in third quarterWestpac Banking Corp said on Monday its stressed assets edged lower during the
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Westpac Banking Corp said on Monday its stressed assets edged lower during the third quarter, helped by a fall in impaired assets. In a limited third-quarter update, Australia's second-biggest bank by market value said stressed assets slipped four... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian dollar lifts back above 79 US centsThe Australian dollar is up sharply against its US counterpart amid a slight re
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
The Australian dollar is up sharply against its US counterpart amid a slight rebound in risk appetite following US President Donald Trump's firing of controversial adviser Steve Bannon. At 0635 AEST on Monday, the Australian dollar was worth 79.20... Read more
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Canberra Times
Electricity, health and food the top worries in Choice Consumer Pulse surveyHealth expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying mo
Canberra Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Health expenses, electricity and groceries are the top three issues worrying more than half of all Australian consumers. Add to that; fuel, car insurance, mortgage or rent, gas, home insurance and water, and the nation is pretty much worried about... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tapioca price control plannedFarmers plant cassava in Nakhon Ratchasima's Phimai district. A benchmark tapio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 31 minutes ago
Farmers plant cassava in Nakhon Ratchasima's Phimai district. A benchmark tapioca export price is expected to help growers. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL Thai tapioca exporters have agreed to stop lowering prices to put a lid on the losses incurred by... Read more
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