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Brisbane Business News
NEW ALGORITHM BOOST FOR MICRO-LENDING Written on the 1 September 2015 PAYDAY loans up to $2000 are traditionally s
NEW ALGORITHM BOOST FOR MICRO-LENDING
Brisbane Business News / Posted a minute ago
Written on the 1 September 2015 PAYDAY loans up to $2000 are traditionally slapped with large fixed interest rates, high costs and exorbitant late fees, however new financial technology developed by a... Read more
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The Hindu
Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs. 25.5The prices of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) and non-subsidised LPG on Tuesday wer
Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs. 25.5
The Hindu / Posted 2 minutes ago
The prices of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) and non-subsidised LPG on Tuesday were cut by 11.7 per cent and Rs. 25.5, respectively. On Monday, the prices of petrol and diesel were slashed by Rs. 2 per litre and 50 paise per litre, respectively. A... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Another View: Proposition 39 is working in California’s schoolsAs kids and parents hear school bells ring this fall, they’ll notice some big c
Another View: Proposition 39 is working in California’s schools
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 minutes ago
As kids and parents hear school bells ring this fall, they’ll notice some big changes in California’s classrooms: air conditioning that works; new lighting that saves energy; windows and shades that help keep classrooms warm in the winter and cool in... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Early source of city waterThe Baxter estate had water and fountains before the city had a serious water s
Early source of city water
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Baxter estate had water and fountains before the city had a serious water system. The estate main building became the Crestwood Hotel. The excess water discharged from the site appeared in the area between Pine, Library, Grove and Park. Used as a... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girlsYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in Decem
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls
KY3 Springfield / Posted 4 minutes ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in December. Mayer made the announcement Tuesday in a post on her official Tumblr page, saying the "twins part was quite a surprise." The CEO said she has shared the news with... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girlsYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in Decem
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 minutes ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in December. Mayer made the announcement Tuesday in a post on her official Tumblr page, saying the "twins part was quite a surprise." The CEO said she has shared the news with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asia stocks suffer fresh losses, further volatility tippedHONG KONG: Chinese stocks sank again on Monday (Aug 31), dragging most other As
Asia stocks suffer fresh losses, further volatility tipped
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
HONG KONG: Chinese stocks sank again on Monday (Aug 31), dragging most other Asian bourses lower amid uncertainty over US interest rates, reviving fears of a broader global economic slowdown that has rocked the world's financial markets. Analysts... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girlsYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in Decem
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 minutes ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in December. Mayer made the announcement Tuesday in a post on her official Tumblr page, saying the "twins part was quite a surprise." The CEO said she has shared the news with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepenBEIJING/SEOUL: China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from S
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
BEIJING/SEOUL: China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea tumbled by the most in six years in August, rattling Asian markets on Tuesday and reinforcing expectations that policymakers will need to ease policy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Calpers, Calstrs oppose joint CEO-chairman role at Bank of AmericaREUTERS: Two of America's biggest public pension funds have come together to op
Calpers, Calstrs oppose joint CEO-chairman role at Bank of America
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
REUTERS: Two of America's biggest public pension funds have come together to oppose an amendment of bylaws at Bank of America Corp that would allow Brian Moynihan to continue as both chief executive and chairman of the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DBS launches Australia operations, expands presence to 18 marketsSINGAPORE: Local financial institution DBS Bank on Tuesday (Sep 1) officially l
DBS launches Australia operations, expands presence to 18 markets
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Local financial institution DBS Bank on Tuesday (Sep 1) officially launched its operations in Sydney, Australia, expanding its presence to 18 markets around the world. DBS received regulatory approval in June this year to conduct... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Valeant picks up AstraZeneca psoriasis drug after Amgen exitREUTERS: Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is buying rights to
Valeant picks up AstraZeneca psoriasis drug after Amgen exit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
REUTERS: Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is buying rights to AstraZeneca Plc's late-stage experimental psoriasis drug brodalumab after it was dropped by Amgen Inc in May. Amgen pulled out of the project because suicidal thoughts... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offsideSYDNEY: A Japanese consortium eyeing a AUS$50 billion (US$35.68 billion) contra
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offside
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
SYDNEY: A Japanese consortium eyeing a AUS$50 billion (US$35.68 billion) contract to build submarines for Australia irked local suppliers by failing to share key information about its proposal or discuss specific collaboration possibilities during a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling aheadA new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling ahead
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 minutes ago
A new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable position. A new "Stateometer" gauging the economic performance of the states and territories shows the NSW economy is pulling ahead of the rest of Australia. The... Read more
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Business Spectator
Tokyo stocks fall 3.8% on China worriesTokyo shares have tumbled 3.84 per cent, following Chinese stocks lower as disa
Tokyo stocks fall 3.8% on China worries
Business Spectator / Posted 6 minutes ago
Tokyo shares have tumbled 3.84 per cent, following Chinese stocks lower as disappointing manufacturing data gave further indications of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The Nikkei index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday dropped... Read more
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Business Spectator
Commodity prices fall further in AugustCommodity prices fell 3.1 per cent in foreign currency terms in August, figures
Commodity prices fall further in August
Business Spectator / Posted 6 minutes ago
Commodity prices fell 3.1 per cent in foreign currency terms in August, figures from the Reserve Bank show. That follows a 3.6 per cent drop in July and brings the annual rate of decline in Australia's export commodity prices to 20.9 per cent. The... Read more
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Business Spectator
Deutsche tips Aussie below US60cIf you're thinking about that trip to the US, you might want to do it sooner ra
Deutsche tips Aussie below US60c
Business Spectator / Posted 6 minutes ago
If you're thinking about that trip to the US, you might want to do it sooner rather than later. Deutsche Bank's Australian chief economist Adam Boyton says continued soft demand for resources and slower growth in China are among the factors that... Read more
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News 8000
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girlsYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in Decem
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls
News 8000 / Posted 7 minutes ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in December. Mayer made the announcement Tuesday in a post on her official Tumblr page, saying the "twins part was quite a surprise." The CEO said she has shared the news with... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwi creeps up ahead of dairy auctionThe New Zealand dollar has crept higher ahead of the latest dairy products auct
Kiwi creeps up ahead of dairy auction
NZCity / Posted 7 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar has crept higher ahead of the latest dairy products auction, which will likely show a lift in prices. The kiwi rose to 63.77 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 63.33 cents at 8am, still down from 64.23 cents on Monday. The... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling aheadA new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling ahead
The Young Witness / Posted 8 minutes ago
A new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable position. A new "Stateometer" gauging the economic performance of the states and territories shows the NSW economy is pulling ahead of the rest of Australia. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepenAn employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars at a factory
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepen
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars at a factory of Beijing Benz Automotive Co. (BBAC) in Beijing, China, August 31, 2015. BEIJING/SEOUL China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Man Group shares fall after firm caught up in market volatility probeLi Yifei attends a meeting in Beijing, China December 21, 2002. LONDON Shares
Man Group shares fall after firm caught up in market volatility probe
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
Li Yifei attends a meeting in Beijing, China December 21, 2002. LONDON Shares in British hedge fund Man Group (EMG.L) fell as much as 2.9 percent in early deals on Tuesday, after the boss of its China unit was reported taken into custody as part of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Low inflation in Europe puts spotlight on ECBThe famous euro sign landmark is pictured outside the former headquarters of th
Low inflation in Europe puts spotlight on ECB
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
The famous euro sign landmark is pictured outside the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, July 17, 2015. Picture taken with a zoom-burst effect. BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT With low price inflation serving as a... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's factories shrink further in August A worrying sign for the health of China’s overall economy, the country’s manu
China's factories shrink further in August
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
A worrying sign for the health of China’s overall economy, the country’s manufacturing sector contracted the fastest pace in several years according to twin surveys for August. Meg Teckman reports. Press... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China expands presence in Hong Kong with $70 million property bingeA passer-by walks along a riverside as City One Shatin residential precinct is
China expands presence in Hong Kong with $70 million property binge
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
A passer-by walks along a riverside as City One Shatin residential precinct is seen in the background in Hong Kong, China July 21, 2015. HONG KONG The Chinese government has spent at least $70 million buying Hong Kong properties over the past 12... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offsideSYDNEY A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.68 billion) contract to
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offside
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 minutes ago
SYDNEY A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.68 billion) contract to build submarines for Australia irked local suppliers by failing to share key information about its proposal or discuss specific collaboration possibilities during a visit... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market routChina will strongly encourage mergers and acquisitions involving listed firms t
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market rout
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 minutes ago
China will strongly encourage mergers and acquisitions involving listed firms to help push reform of state companies and inject vitality into the economy, said a joint statement released by four government agencies late Monday. The notice also... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices pull back after breathless rallyOil prices moved sharply lower on Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing data an
Oil prices pull back after breathless rally
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
Oil prices moved sharply lower on Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing data and profit-taking pared some of crude’s 25%-plus gains of the previous three trading sessions. U.S. oil prices had surged by around 27.5% in the past three days, the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Weak factory, services data points to further slowdown in China Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least thre
Weak factory, services data points to further slowdown in China
The Irish Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least three years in August Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least three years in... Read more
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Market Watch
Russia manufacturing PMI falls for 9th monthMOSCOW--Another wave of the ruble weakness hit Russia's manufacturing activity
Russia manufacturing PMI falls for 9th month
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
MOSCOW--Another wave of the ruble weakness hit Russia's manufacturing activity in August, fueling inflationary pressures and resulting in job cuts across the sector, a Markit survey of purchasing managers showed Tuesday. The headline Purchasing... Read more
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