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Toowoomba Chronicle
US giant pays $150m for hinterland herb businessTHE company which owns Palmwoods-based Gourmet Garden has been bought by a US-b
US giant pays $150m for hinterland herb business
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted moments ago
THE company which owns Palmwoods-based Gourmet Garden has been bought by a US-based firm in a $150 million deal likely to have the Sunshine Coast business expand its overseas exports. Spice giant McCormick and Company has bought the Botanical Food... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming businessSTRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expect
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming business
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted moments ago
STRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expected to pull Central Queensland businesses out of a confidence slump and boost local economy activity. That is according to Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland who... Read more
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Money Management
Rate cut on the horizonOfficial interest rates are likely to hit a new low of 1.75 per cent, on the ba
Rate cut on the horizon
Money Management / Posted 2 minutes ago
Official interest rates are likely to hit a new low of 1.75 per cent, on the back of recent consumer price index results, RateCity analysis showed. RateCity money editor, Sally Tindall, said the chances of a budget-cut were more likely than not, if... Read more
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Money Management
Lower advice income offsets success in private wealth for BTFGFalling income from BT Financial Group's advice business is countering the impr
Lower advice income offsets success in private wealth for BTFG
Money Management / Posted 3 minutes ago
Falling income from BT Financial Group's advice business is countering the improved performance of its private wealth division, Westpac's interim financial results for 2016 reveal. The company revealed that BTFG's funds management cast earnings fell... Read more
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Money Management
Kidman decision leaves room for crowd-funded purchaseTreasurer, Scott Morrison's view that the proposed sale of the Kidman Station t
Kidman decision leaves room for crowd-funded purchase
Money Management / Posted 3 minutes ago
Treasurer, Scott Morrison's view that the proposed sale of the Kidman Station to a Chinese consortium is "not in the national interest", may encourage more investors to back a crowd-funding campaign, orchestrated by DomaCom. Following last week's... Read more
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Money Management
Extra planner education urged on leverageDealer groups have an obligation to ensure that only those planners who are sui
Extra planner education urged on leverage
Money Management / Posted 3 minutes ago
Dealer groups have an obligation to ensure that only those planners who are suitably qualified are allowed to deliver advice around leverage and margin lending, a Money Management roundtable sponsored by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's Leveraged business... Read more
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The Age
Banks' credit card fee losses set to worsenFor Westpac, the hit to its credit card fees is one of the few permanent reduct
Banks' credit card fee losses set to worsen
The Age / Posted 4 minutes ago
For Westpac, the hit to its credit card fees is one of the few permanent reductions in its non-interest income. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer This hit to its fees is one of the few permanent reductions in its non-interest income - which at $2.96 billion... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedFILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Banks' credit card fee losses set to worsenFor Westpac, the hit to its credit card fees is one of the few permanent reduct
Banks' credit card fee losses set to worsen
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
For Westpac, the hit to its credit card fees is one of the few permanent reductions in its non-interest income. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer This hit to its fees is one of the few permanent reductions in its non-interest income - which at $2.96 billion... Read more
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Business Insider
Halliburton's mega-merger with Baker Hughes is officially overThe $28 billion merger between Halliburton and Baker Hughes is officially over.
Halliburton's mega-merger with Baker Hughes is officially over
Business Insider / Posted 6 minutes ago
The $28 billion merger between Halliburton and Baker Hughes is officially over. The companies announced Sunday that they terminated their merger agreement after it faced opposition from US and European antitrust regulators. Reuters earlier reported... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming businessSTRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expect
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming business
Queensland Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
STRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expected to pull Central Queensland businesses out of a confidence slump and boost local economy activity. That is according to Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland who... Read more
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News.com.au
The Australian property prices bouncing backCoastal areas such as Wollongong are enjoying a rise in values as buyers are pr
The Australian property prices bouncing back
News.com.au / Posted 7 minutes ago
Coastal areas such as Wollongong are enjoying a rise in values as buyers are priced out of capital city markets. Picture: Cameron Richardson. Michelle Hele network online real estate editorNews Corp Australia Network REGIONAL towns are making a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Reserve Bank in quandary over housingGraeme Wheeler conceded that the exchange rate is already "higher than appropri
Reserve Bank in quandary over housing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Graeme Wheeler conceded that the exchange rate is already "higher than appropriate" with dairy and other commodity export prices low at the moment. Photo / Mark Mitchell But for the latest upsurge in house prices, the Reserve Bank would probably... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
World's biggest windmills now make jumbo jets look tinyAn employee closes the hatch after exiting the nacelle of a Vestas V164 wind tu
World's biggest windmills now make jumbo jets look tiny
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
An employee closes the hatch after exiting the nacelle of a Vestas V164 wind turbine during operational testing at the Danish National Testing Centre in Osterild, Denmark. Photo / Bloomberg Often derided as a blot on rural landscapes, wind turbines... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Sports Authority closing all stores nationwideThe sporting goods brand filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and initially said it
Sports Authority closing all stores nationwide
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 minutes ago
The sporting goods brand filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and initially said it would be closing 143 stores in 27 states. However, the company is in more than $1.1. billion in debt and said it wouldn’t be able to reorganize, Forbes.com... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Halliburton, Baker Hughes call off mergerSAN FRANCISCO - US oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes have cal
Halliburton, Baker Hughes call off merger
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO - US oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes have called off their proposed merger that had met resistance from American antitrust officials, a joint statement said. US oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedFILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies
Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S.... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedNEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's governor said Sunday that the island's government
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Puerto Rico's governor said Sunday that the island's government will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday, citing failed last-minute negotiations with its creditors to avoid a third default. This... Read more
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The Hill
Puerto Rico will default on $422 million debt payment MondayIn a television address made Sunday, Puerto Rico's governor Alejandro Garcia Pa
Puerto Rico will default on $422 million debt payment Monday
The Hill / Posted 10 minutes ago
In a television address made Sunday, Puerto Rico's governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island's Government Development Bank (GDB) will not make a $422 million payment due to its creditors by the end of business on Monday, according to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming businessSTRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expect
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming business
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 minutes ago
STRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expected to pull Central Queensland businesses out of a confidence slump and boost local economy activity. That is according to Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland who... Read more
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News Mail
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming businessSTRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expect
Ag and weather tipped to help CQ's underperforming business
News Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
STRONG agricultural commodity prices and improved weather conditions are expected to pull Central Queensland businesses out of a confidence slump and boost local economy activity. That is according to Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland who... Read more
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News Mail
Telecommunications complaints increase but down overallCONSUMERS made 31,297 new complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsm
Telecommunications complaints increase but down overall
News Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
CONSUMERS made 31,297 new complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman in the January-March 2016 quarter, the TIO reports today. The result was a 32.8 per cent increase from the previous quarter, but a 5.6 per cent decrease from the same... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Sports Authority to close all stores, including 4 in NHSports Authority is closing its doors. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer is
Sports Authority to close all stores, including 4 in NH
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 13 minutes ago
Sports Authority is closing its doors. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer is closing all 450 of its stores nationwide, according to CNN and Forbes.com. The company, which is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explainedFILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S.... Read more
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The Economic Times
India not aimless on trade agenda: Nirmala Sitharaman"We do have a picture on how to move ahead," she said at a consultation meeting
India not aimless on trade agenda: Nirmala Sitharaman
The Economic Times / Posted 15 minutes ago
"We do have a picture on how to move ahead," she said at a consultation meeting organised by the MEA think tank, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS). Her statement comes days after chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commodities return to their winning ways as global gluts waneThe Bloomberg Commodity Index, a measure of returns for 22 components, climbed
Commodities return to their winning ways as global gluts wane
The Economic Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
The Bloomberg Commodity Index, a measure of returns for 22 components, climbed as much as 1.1% on Friday to the highest since November. The gauge climbed 8.5% in April, beating returns for indexes of global equities, highyield and investment grade,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Exports likely to get clearance in a day under Make in India green channelNEW DELHI: Cars, smartphones, machines, medicines, garments — anything made in
Exports likely to get clearance in a day under Make in India green channel
The Economic Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Cars, smartphones, machines, medicines, garments — anything made in India will be allowed 'warehouse to wharf ' export in a single day under a new Make in Indiagreen channel that seeks to give a big boost to local manufacturing and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oil prices fall on rising OPEC crude productionSINGAPORE: Oil prices dipped in early Asian trade on Monday as rising productio
Oil prices fall on rising OPEC crude production
The Economic Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Oil prices dipped in early Asian trade on Monday as rising production in the Middle East outweighed falling US output and the recent slide in the dollar, which has been supporting crude. Brent futures were trading at $47.05 per barrel at... Read more
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The Economic Times
SBI may be told to merge five associate banksNEW DELHI: The government will nudge State Bank of India, the country's largest
SBI may be told to merge five associate banks
The Economic Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The government will nudge State Bank of India, the country's largest, to actively consider merging its five associate banks. The government is looking to push consolidation among state-owned lenders and has set up a committee to identify... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Monday: ISM Manufacturing, Construction SpendingWeekend: • At 10:00 AM ET, ISM Manufacturing Index for April. The consensus is
Monday: ISM Manufacturing, Construction Spending
Calculated Risk / Posted 17 minutes ago
Weekend: • At 10:00 AM ET, ISM Manufacturing Index for April. The consensus is for the ISM to be at 51.5, down from 51.8 in March. The ISM manufacturing index indicated expansion at 51.8% in March. The employment index was at 48.1%, and the new... Read more
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