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The Malaysian Insider
Myanmar’s bank licencing scheme attracts 13 foreign lenders Published: 10 February 2016 3:21 PM Some eight banks are taking part in the
Myanmar’s bank licencing scheme attracts 13 foreign lenders
The Malaysian Insider / Posted a minute ago
Published: 10 February 2016 3:21 PM Some eight banks are taking part in the second round of Myanmar’s foreign bank licencing which aims to bolster foreign investment in the country. – File... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Real Good Food in £1.75m deal for Devon bakery businessToxteth bakery ingredients and food producer Real Good Food has acquired Chanti
Real Good Food in £1.75m deal for Devon bakery business
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 minutes ago
Toxteth bakery ingredients and food producer Real Good Food has acquired Chantilly Patisserie for £1.75m in cash. Its subsidiary Haydens Bakery has concluded the deal which will see Devon-based Chantilly Patisserie run as a trading division of... Read more
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Food Business Review
Nestle India plans to relaunch chicken variant in Maggi Noodles through Snapdeal Nestle India is planning to re-introduce chicken variant in its Maggi Noodles
Nestle India plans to relaunch chicken variant in Maggi Noodles through Snapdeal
Food Business Review / Posted 3 minutes ago
Nestle India is planning to re-introduce chicken variant in its Maggi Noodles that were relaunched in the country last November. The food company is planning to make... Read more
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iol.co.za
Will Zuma’s errors push SA to fix policy?Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma’s policy missteps at the end
Will Zuma’s errors push SA to fix policy?
iol.co.za / Posted 4 minutes ago
Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma’s policy missteps at the end of last year may be the catalyst that pushes the government to implement reforms needed to avert a credit rating downgrade to junk, according to Standard Bank. “The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sibanye targets big leagueJohannesburg - Sibanye Gold plans to be among the world’s top-five producers of
Sibanye targets big league
iol.co.za / Posted 4 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Sibanye Gold plans to be among the world’s top-five producers of bullion, platinum and any other metal it chooses to mine as the slump in commodities brings acquisition opportunities not seen in 15 to 20 years, CEO Neal Froneman... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cost management pays off for JascoCape Town - Jasco Electronics on Wednesday said it had lifted headline earnings
Cost management pays off for Jasco
iol.co.za / Posted 4 minutes ago
Cape Town - Jasco Electronics on Wednesday said it had lifted headline earnings per share by 783 percent in the six months to the end of December, with a significantly improved operational performance driven largely by a strong order book and prudent... Read more
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RTE News
Heineken boosted by higher sales & exchange ratesDutch brewing giant Heineken today announced a 25% rise in net profits for 2015
Heineken boosted by higher sales & exchange rates
RTE News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Dutch brewing giant Heineken today announced a 25% rise in net profits for 2015, on the back of higher sales and favourable exchange rates. The full-year net attributable profit was €1.89 billion, compared with €1.52 billion in 2014, while turnover... Read more
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RTE News
Smurfit Kappa's pre-tax profits soar 58%Paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa has reported a 58% jump in pre-tax prof
Smurfit Kappa's pre-tax profits soar 58%
RTE News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa has reported a 58% jump in pre-tax profits for the year to the end of December and it said it expects to deliver good earnings growth in 2016. Smurfit Kappa's pre-tax profits rose to €599m from €378m while its... Read more
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RTE News
European stocks edge up off two year lowsEuropean shares rebounded this morning from two-year lows reached in the previo
European stocks edge up off two year lows
RTE News / Posted 5 minutes ago
European shares rebounded this morning from two-year lows reached in the previous session, helped by some solid corporate earnings and signs of corporate takeover activity. Shares in London were up 0.8%, while the Paris CAC gained 0.7% and the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Pinewood Exploring Sale, Strategic AlternativesEurope's largest provider of studio space is known as the famed home of James B
Pinewood Exploring Sale, Strategic Alternatives
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 minutes ago
Europe's largest provider of studio space is known as the famed home of James Bond and ’Star Wars.’ U.K.-based Pinewood Group, Europe's largest provider of studio space, known as the famed home of the James Bond and Star Wars franchises, has... Read more
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asianage
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target: Revenue SecretaryRevenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore to
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target: Revenue Secretary
asianage / Posted 8 minutes ago
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore too were short of the target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore. New Delhi: Weeks before it presents Budget for the next fiscal, the government on February 10, said it will achieve the... Read more
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DW
Gold glitters as stocks slump |Tokyo unable to stop stock market downslide 10.02.2016 The Japanese stock mark
Gold glitters as stocks slump |
DW / Posted 8 minutes ago
Tokyo unable to stop stock market downslide 10.02.2016 The Japanese stock market has continued its downslide as investors find it hard to regain confidence in the global economy. Recession fears and uncertainty over US central bank policies... Read more
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asianage
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target Revenue SecretaryRevenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore to
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target Revenue Secretary
asianage / Posted 8 minutes ago
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore too were short of the target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore. New Delhi: Weeks before it presents Budget for the next fiscal, the government on February 10, said it will achieve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Targets 6,000KM of Road By 2019Abuja — Approval for the N433 billion proposed in the 2016 budget, which is cur
FG Targets 6,000KM of Road By 2019
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Abuja — Approval for the N433 billion proposed in the 2016 budget, which is currently before the National Assembly, would ensure that the Federal Government is able to construct and complete about 6,000 kilometres of roads before 2019, the Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Sector Registers Steady GrowthTanzania financial and banking sector has remained sound and stable with levels
Financial Sector Registers Steady Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Tanzania financial and banking sector has remained sound and stable with levels of capital and liquidity above regulatory requirements. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) Monetary Statement for the mid-year to December 2015 shows that the ratio of core... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telecom Clients Share Three Billion/ - BonusAirtel Tanzania yesterday announced distribution of interest to more than its s
Telecom Clients Share Three Billion/ - Bonus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Airtel Tanzania yesterday announced distribution of interest to more than its six million Airtel money customers including the super and retail agents. The firm will pay interest for a period from April 2015 to December 2015, every Airtel Money... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
23 Million Bank Customers Enrolled for BVNA total of 23,345,964 million bank customers had obtained their Bank Verificati
23 Million Bank Customers Enrolled for BVN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
A total of 23,345,964 million bank customers had obtained their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) as at February 7, 2016. The Director, Banking and Payment System Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. 'Dipo Fatokun, who revealed thus in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hints of a New ChapterThe 2016 budget is a vote for expanding the economy and creating opportunities,
Hints of a New Chapter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The 2016 budget is a vote for expanding the economy and creating opportunities, argues Mike Uzor. Well ahead of the 2016 budget of the federal government, there were official projections and warnings about a worse economic situation that was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Unlock Billions for HealthcareIn these days of economic anxiety it may appear wildly optimistic to say that t
How to Unlock Billions for Healthcare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
In these days of economic anxiety it may appear wildly optimistic to say that there is a lot of money that could be made immediately available for use in the Nigerian healthcare sector. It may seem unrealistic to expect that a government currently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Interbank Rates Double After Cash Payment for ForexNigeria's interbank lending rate jumped to two percent on Tuesday from one per
Interbank Rates Double After Cash Payment for Forex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Nigeria's interbank lending rate jumped to two percent on Tuesday from one per cent on Monday after the central bank directed commercial lenders to fund their naira accounts to enable them take part in its forex intervention on Thursday, trader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Unveils Guidelines for Operation of TSA By StatesAs state governments continue to face intense pressure on their cash flows in t
CBN Unveils Guidelines for Operation of TSA By States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
As state governments continue to face intense pressure on their cash flows in the face of dwindling revenues and the need to meet increasing statutory and social responsibilities, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released the guidelines for the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales
Herald Sun / Posted 8 minutes ago
Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter profit despite a slight increase in overall revenue, and the Danish brewer gave a guarded outlook for the year. Describing 2015 as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Portland Paints and Products to Raise N1.9 Billion Capital Via Rights IssuePortland Paints and Products Nigeria (PPPN) Plc is planning to raise about N1.9
Portland Paints and Products to Raise N1.9 Billion Capital Via Rights Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Portland Paints and Products Nigeria (PPPN) Plc is planning to raise about N1.98 billion from the existing investors through a Rights Issue. The company, which is owned 51 per cent by UAC of Nigeria Plc has sent its application regarding the Right... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic CrisisFrom the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to th
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
From the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to the average man on the street, the verdict on Nigeria's development woes has now been unanimously agreed in few lines: That overdependence on oil, profligacy and impunity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manufacturers Should Build Strong Corporate BrandsWe are living in a much competitive world today. Either we compete or we perish
Manufacturers Should Build Strong Corporate Brands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
We are living in a much competitive world today. Either we compete or we perish. That's what executives in local manufacturing concerns should understand. They need to build strong corporate brands to position their firms well to penetrate the global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eko DISCO Concludes Plan to Get 100 Megawatts Electricity From EgbinEko Distribution Company (EKDC) has concluded agreement with Egbin Power Plc fo
Eko DISCO Concludes Plan to Get 100 Megawatts Electricity From Egbin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Eko Distribution Company (EKDC) has concluded agreement with Egbin Power Plc for a dedicated 100 Mega Watts (MW) to boost electricity power supply within its network. Besides, the electricity firm said it had earmarked a N52 billion investment for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see t
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see telecommunications infrastructure as their own and protect it. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who stated this at the weekend in Lagos to flag-off... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judicial Infrastructure to Get Hefty FaceliftThe Chief Justice, Mr Mohamed Chande Othman, has said the 12.3bn/- injected to
Judicial Infrastructure to Get Hefty Facelift
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Chief Justice, Mr Mohamed Chande Othman, has said the 12.3bn/- injected to the Judiciary for the financial year 2015/2016 will improve infrastructure at the courts and revive construction projects which will extend judicial services closer to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Current Account Deficit Narrows in 2015Increased exports of goods and services coupled with decline of imports narrowe
Current Account Deficit Narrows in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Increased exports of goods and services coupled with decline of imports narrowed the current account deficit by 44.2 per cent to 1,161.9 million US dollars in the first six months of the 2015/16 fiscal year compared to 2,081.1 million US dollars of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shilling Gains Slightly Against U.S DollarTanzania shilling gains against the dollar with steady inflows of the greenback
Shilling Gains Slightly Against U.S Dollar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Tanzania shilling gains against the dollar with steady inflows of the greenback. According to CRDB financial and market highlights, the increasing demand from the energy and manufacturing sectors however, may put some pressure on the local currency... Read more
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