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Sun Star
Consumers told to brace for price spikesWITH the impending implementation of the tax reform package, consumers were adv
Sun Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
WITH the impending implementation of the tax reform package, consumers were advised to brace for expected spikes in prices of basic and prime commodities. The Tax Reform and Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Act, which President Rodrigo Duterte is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in SabecoHO CHI MINH CITY: A unit of Thai Beverage won the auction to buy a US$5 billion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
HO CHI MINH CITY: A unit of Thai Beverage won the auction to buy a US$5 billion or 54 percent stake in top brewer Sabeco in the country's biggest ever privatization process, an official from the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange said on Monday. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China defends trade with US as Trump set to brand it a competitorBEIJING: China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United Stat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 minutes ago
BEIJING: China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United States as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump laying out a new national security strategy that makes clear that China is a competitor. Trump... Read more
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The Sentinel
New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CMEFILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange w
The Sentinel / Posted 13 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CMEFILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange w
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 13 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOF: Replacing rice import quota with 35% tariff to slash prices by P7 per kiloRemoving the quota on rice imports and instead slapping them with a 35-percent
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 minutes ago
Removing the quota on rice imports and instead slapping them with a 35-percent tariff rate will bring down domestic prices by up to P7 a kilo, the Department of Finance said Monday. In an economic bulletin, Finance Undersecretary and chief economist... Read more
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EuroNews
Gemalto CEO sticks to plan to cut 288 jobs in FrancePARIS (Reuters) – Chipmaker Gemalto , which is being taken over by aero
EuroNews / Posted 15 minutes ago
PARIS (Reuters) – Chipmaker Gemalto , which is being taken over by aerospace and defence group Thales will stick to a plan to cut 288 jobs in the struggling chip card business in France, its chief executive said on Monday. “This... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour demands Chancellor ends huge giveaway to banks while families struggleLabour has demanded the Tory Chancellor stop being a “Christmas Scrooge” and en
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 minutes ago
Labour has demanded the Tory Chancellor stop being a “Christmas Scrooge” and end a huge giveaway to banks. MPs want to amend Philip Hammond’s Budget today to expose the effect of a 2015 bank levy cut which Labour says handed financial giants... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea expects U.S. pressure on auto industry in FTA talks(ATTN: UPDATES with trade minister's comments, details in paras 11-16; ADDS pho
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 18 minutes ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with trade minister's comments, details in paras 11-16; ADDS photo) By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's trade ministry said Monday it will push to start talks to amend the free trade agreement (FTA) with the... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CMEFILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange w
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 20 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rupee pares losses on Gujarat vote result; other Asian currencies slipBy Christina Martin At around 0350 GMT, the rupee was down as much as 1.1 perc
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
By Christina Martin At around 0350 GMT, the rupee was down as much as 1.1 percent, its biggest intraday loss since May 18, as initial counting showed a close fight between the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress. At 0546 GMT, the rupee was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bitcoin hits bigger stage as exchange giant CME launches futuresBy Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Swati Pandey NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitco
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Swati Pandey NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures received a lukewarm reception at its launch on the CME Group Inc on Sunday, although market experts believe a recent rally in the cryptocurrency has further to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shares of Future Supply Chain rise on trading debut after $101 million IPOBy 0436 GMT, shares were trading at 680.35 rupees, 2.4 percent higher than thei
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
By 0436 GMT, shares were trading at 680.35 rupees, 2.4 percent higher than their IPO issue price of 664 rupees. The main market index was up 0.4 percent. The issue had seen strong demand with investors bidding for nearly 7.5 times the shares on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global Markets: Asian shares rise on U.S. tax cut hopes; China in focusBy Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Monday, with senti
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Monday, with sentiment boosted by expectations U.S. lawmakers will pass a long-awaited tax bill this week, while Chinese stocks were soggy on concerns about liquidity and tighter... Read more
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Business Standard India
BSE Midcap index hits new high; Page Industries surges over 8%The S&P BSE Midcap index hit a new high of 17,184 on the BSE in intra-day deal
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
The S&P BSE Midcap index hit a new high of 17,184 on the BSE in intra-day deal on Monday after a healthy gain in public sector banks (PSBs), metals and Adani Group stocks. The index surpassed its previous high of 17,133 touched on December 11, 2017... Read more
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Business Standard India
Adani drops Carmichael mine contractor after Aus govt loan falls throughThe move marks the latest blow to the long-delayed Carmichael mine, which has y
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
The move marks the latest blow to the long-delayed Carmichael mine, which has yet to line up financing as a growing list of Australian and international banks, including three Chinese state lenders, have said they would not back the project. Adani... Read more
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Business Standard India
Elections over, markets to now focus on earnings, budget, macrosWith the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) likely to be back in dr
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
With the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) likely to be back in driver's seat in Gujarat and a possible win in Himachal Pradesh (HP) in the recent assembly elections, analysts expect markets' focus in the short-to-medium term to shift... Read more
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Business Standard India
Appear before us with passport:T dept to people named in Paradise PapersThe taxman has turned the spotlight on individuals named in the Paradise Papers
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
The taxman has turned the spotlight on individuals named in the Paradise Papers leak and reportedly asked about a dozen of them to appear before the Income Tax (I-T) office with their passports. Reportedly, the I-T department has issued a communique... Read more
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Ekklesia
Strong case for reform of alcohol duties, says IFSThe Scottish Government plans to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol on
Ekklesia / Posted 21 minutes ago
The Scottish Government plans to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol on 1 May 2018. (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/24637) Its favoured rate is 50 pence. The Welsh National Assembly is currently considering the introduction of a minimum unit... Read more
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Ekklesia
Rise in household financial distress worrying, says Resolution FoundationThe Bank of England’s NMG survey from its Quarterly Bulletin found increasing l
Ekklesia / Posted 21 minutes ago
The Bank of England’s NMG survey from its Quarterly Bulletin found increasing levels of financial distress among households in 2017, and more saying they expect their personal finance situation to deteriorate in 2018 than to improve. Commenting,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Barry’s Tea gin is just the tonic | Irish Examiner Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:15 am Blackwater Distiller
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:15 am Blackwater Distillery expects to have sold the 10,000 bottles of this one-off brand, named after Cork’s iconic tea producer,... Read more
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Gulf News
Buy property in Dubai with crypto-currencyMAG will allow buyers to use Sharia-compliant OneGram Tourist take photos on a
Gulf News / Posted 25 minutes ago
MAG will allow buyers to use Sharia-compliant OneGram Tourist take photos on a boat in the Dubai Marina, surrounded by high towers of hotels, banks and office buildings, in Dubai Dubai: You can soon buy a property in Dubai using crypto-currency.... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CMEFILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange w
Rapid City Journal / Posted 26 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital... Read more
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Everton FC
18 DecemberSwansea City (H), Monday , 8pm Due to Swansea not taking the full allocation,
Everton FC / Posted 28 minutes ago
Swansea City (H), Monday , 8pm Due to Swansea not taking the full allocation, the Upper Visitors will be on sale to home supporters. Tickets are now on general sale.Visit the Park End Box Office or Everton Two. Call the Fan Centre on... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CMEFILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange w
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 33 minutes ago
FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Scottish house sales booming as market sees £5 billion change handsScottish property sales topped £5 billion in the third quarter of the year taki
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 34 minutes ago
Scottish property sales topped £5 billion in the third quarter of the year taking average house prices in two areas over £250,000 for the first time, a study has found. In Edinburgh and East Renfrewshire, the average home now costs more than quarter... Read more
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DW
Syrian entrepreneurs want to make it in Germany |Expanding to Asia holds big promise for German founders 22.09.2017 An increasi
DW / Posted 34 minutes ago
Expanding to Asia holds big promise for German founders 22.09.2017 An increasing number of German entrepreneurs are taking their startups to Asia. Christian Geissendoerfer, CEO of German Accelerator Southeast Asia, talks to DW about the dos and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pharmaccess Partners EDC to Build Capacity of Healthcare ProvidersPharmaacess Foundation has partnered with the Enterprise Development Centre (ED
AllAfrica.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
Pharmaacess Foundation has partnered with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University to build capacity of healthcare service providers with the Healthcare Management Program (HMP). The programme, a certificate course to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investor's Confidence Is Focused On the Results of Companies - Nestle CEOLagos — Mr Mauricio Alarcon, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Nest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
Lagos — Mr Mauricio Alarcon, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Nigeria, in an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, discussed a range of issues which border on the need to cascade economic growth to every Nigerian and why the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Access Bank Fit for Digital Disruption, Says Zinox BossChairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has said that Access Bank Plc is equipped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 34 minutes ago
Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has said that Access Bank Plc is equipped to take advantage of the impending disruption aided by the rise of financial technology (FinTech) companies, which is expected to unleash an era of innovative change in... Read more
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