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The Age
Santos improves production guidance as Woodside feels plant delay pinchSantos has set new gas production records, driven by its PNG LNG operations run
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Santos has set new gas production records, driven by its PNG LNG operations running above capacity and the ramping up of its Queensland GLNG plant, and reaffirmed its commitment to ensure domestic gas supply. "As an Australian company, we understand... Read more
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Lake Placid News
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next yearNEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen a
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is retiring next year. Chenault, who is 66, took over as CEO in 2001 and guided the company through several seismic... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Meal-kit seller Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobsNEW YORK (AP) — Blue Apron is cutting about 320 jobs, less than four months aft
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Apron is cutting about 320 jobs, less than four months after the meal-kit seller became a public company. New York-based Blue Apron, which had nearly 5,400 employees in June, said Wednesday the layoffs represent about 6 percent... Read more
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Canberra Times
Court rubbishes JJ Richards small business contracts The competition watchdog's first small business unfair contracts action has end
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
The competition watchdog's first small business unfair contracts action has ended in a Federal Court declaration that eight terms in the standard-form contract used by waste management firm JJ Richards & Sons are unfair and void. The declaration by... Read more
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Canberra Times
AFL trade period: Gary Ablett returns to GeelongGary Ablett will make a fairytale return to Geelong after Gold Coast agreed to
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Gary Ablett will make a fairytale return to Geelong after Gold Coast agreed to a last-minute trade. The dual Brownlow medallist was dealt to the Cats within the final 30 minutes before Thursday's trade deadline. Gold Coast received Geelong's No.19... Read more
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Canberra Times
South32 warns on costs but keeps guidanceSouth 32 shares have dipped after the diversified miner warned that it may be f
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
South 32 shares have dipped after the diversified miner warned that it may be facing cost pressures from rising raw material input costs and a weaker US dollar. The company, in its September quarter report on Thursday, has maintained its annual... Read more
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Canberra Times
BHP told that bending to shareholder activists poses risks for debt investorsBHP Billiton's new chairman Ken MacKenzie is grappling with a simmering campaig
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
BHP Billiton's new chairman Ken MacKenzie is grappling with a simmering campaign by activist shareholders -- moving too far to appease them could risk unsettling debt investors who own the mining giant's $US24 billion ($30 billion) of bonds. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
China's 'emergency exit' from debt: devaluing the currency, says Credit Suisse China may consider exchange rate depreciation in the medium term in order to ma
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
China may consider exchange rate depreciation in the medium term in order to manage its transition to a consumption-led economy, Credit Suisse's top China expert says. The world's second largest economy has already entered a state of deleveraging... Read more
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Canberra Times
Investors ask how to prepare for an Aussie market sell-off, says Goldman Sachs Betting against Australian stocks with weak momentum has been one of the most c
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Betting against Australian stocks with weak momentum has been one of the most consistently profitable methods to benefit from a market downturn, according to analysis from Goldman Sachs. Recent meetings the bank held with investors showed unusually... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
103-tonne gas turbine arrives at King’s Lynn port The electricity generator was delivered by the vessel Frisian River. Picture:
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 9 minutes ago
The electricity generator was delivered by the vessel Frisian River. Picture: John Barrett LRPS. A 103-tonne gas turbine and an electricity generator were among recent major cargo deliveries at the... Read more
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Canberra Times
To keep or sell? The tricky question of dividing up the family home as inheritanceIt’s not uncommon for an inheritance to include property, but when it’s one pro
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
It’s not uncommon for an inheritance to include property, but when it’s one property, split between many children, challenging decisions need to be made. Whether to sell and then divide the money, or for one sibling to keep it and buy the others... Read more
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Canberra Times
Westpac refunds $65m to 200,000 customers over discount errorsWestpac is refunding $65 million to about 200,000 customers after it failed to
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Westpac is refunding $65 million to about 200,000 customers after it failed to pass on benefits they should have received under package deals offered by the bank. The bank on Thursday said an internal review had detected problems whereby it failed... Read more
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asianage
Banks to provide funds at 7 per cent to women SHGs under DAY-NRLMMumbai: The RBI on Thursday said banks will provide funds to women SHGs (self h
asianage / Posted 11 minutes ago
Mumbai: The RBI on Thursday said banks will provide funds to women SHGs (self help groups) in rural areas at 7 per cent under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) in the current fiscal. The central bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naira Maintains N361.50 Per Dollar At Parallel MarketThe Naira on Wednesday exchanged at N361.50 to the dollar at the parallel marke
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 minutes ago
The Naira on Wednesday exchanged at N361.50 to the dollar at the parallel market, maintaining same rate for the past one-week, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N475 and N425, respectively. At the Bureau... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oando Crisis Deepens As SEC Suspends Sales of SharesThe Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday instructed the Nigerian Sto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 minutes ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday instructed the Nigerian Stock Exchange to implement a full suspension in the trading of the shares of Oando Plc. It also ordered technical suspension of the company's shares. "Effective for... Read more
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Weekly Times
Rain sparks market turnaroundBEEF’S bounce continued at Barnawartha store cattle sale today with rates lifti
Weekly Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
BEEF’S bounce continued at Barnawartha store cattle sale today with rates lifting up to $200. The rain kept working its magic, with the weather getting all the credit for the turnaround in the market. “We held our breath on the weather and it paid... Read more
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Weekly Times
NZX 50 charts new recordNew Zealand shares rose on Thursday, nudging the S&P/NZX 50 Index to a new reco
Weekly Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
New Zealand shares rose on Thursday, nudging the S&P/NZX 50 Index to a new record. This came as Comvita continued to benefit from Wednesday's earnings upgrade and Port of Tauranga said first-quarter volumes pointed to stronger annual profit in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Explains Stance On Nigerian Govt's DebtThe World Bank Group on Wednesday denied that the Bank disagreed with the Minis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
The World Bank Group on Wednesday denied that the Bank disagreed with the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over the borrowings by the Nigerian government to stimulate the economy and finance infrastructure projects in the country. In a mail to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Oil Firm Bosses Kachikwu, Baru Meet With VPThe Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Direc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his office at... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bellamy’s shares head skywardSHARES in infant milk formula manufacturer Bellamy’s Organic have jumped by mor
Weekly Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
SHARES in infant milk formula manufacturer Bellamy’s Organic have jumped by more than 50 per cent in less than two weeks. The share price today hit $12.15, well up on the $7.95 close on October 6. They are now more than three times their value... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NZX 50 charts new recordNew Zealand shares rose on Thursday, nudging the S&P/NZX 50 Index to a new reco
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 minutes ago
New Zealand shares rose on Thursday, nudging the S&P/NZX 50 Index to a new record. This came as Comvita continued to benefit from Wednesday's earnings upgrade and Port of Tauranga said first-quarter volumes pointed to stronger annual profit in... Read more
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Reuters
Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyssNEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York S
Reuters / Posted 14 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our Lady of Victory church to pray to St. Jude, the Roman Catholic patron saint... Read more
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Reuters
Samsung Electronics shares fall 3 percent, easing from record-high on profit-takingSEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd extended losses on Thurs
Reuters / Posted 14 minutes ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd extended losses on Thursday, easing from a record-high reached on Tuesday due to profit-taking. Samsung Electronics shares fell as much as 3.2 percent to their lowest intraday level since Oct.... Read more
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Reuters
China central bank warns against 'Minsky Moment' due to excessive optimismBEIJING (Reuters) - China will fend off risks from excessive optimism that coul
Reuters / Posted 14 minutes ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will fend off risks from excessive optimism that could lead to a “Minsky Moment”, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Thursday, adding that corporate debt levels are relatively high and household debt is rising too... Read more
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Reuters
SAP third-quarter growth slows on cloud, licenses dipFRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP (SAPG.DE), Europe’s most valuable technology company,
Reuters / Posted 14 minutes ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP (SAPG.DE), Europe’s most valuable technology company, reported that third-quarter revenue growth slowed after a strong first half and profits came up just short of analysts’ expectations. Core profit excluding special items... Read more
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The North West Star
New Century to fund restart of Century zinc mineThe targeted restart of the Century Zinc Mine is aiming for first production in
The North West Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
The targeted restart of the Century Zinc Mine is aiming for first production in 2018. New Century Resources Ltd has announced a deal to fund the restart of Century Zinc Mine next year. The company has signed a legally binding, conditional term... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
China's economy cools slightly in the third quarterAn investor looks at stock market information at an exchange hall in Fuyang, An
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 minutes ago
An investor looks at stock market information at an exchange hall in Fuyang, Anhui Province of China. An investor looks at stock market information at an exchange hall in Fuyang, Anhui Province of China. Related Content HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -... Read more
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Reuters
Could the 1987 stock market crash happen again?NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, U.
Reuters / Posted 14 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash, U.S. stocks are at a record high and investors are concerned that steep valuations may mean a correction is overdue, despite healthy corporate earnings and economic... Read more
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Gazette News
First house in the UK to be sold in Bitcoin as developers admit 'massive risk'DEVELOPERS are aiming to sell the first house in Britain for Bitcoin. The bran
Gazette News / Posted 15 minutes ago
DEVELOPERS are aiming to sell the first house in Britain for Bitcoin. The brand new four-bedroom family home, in Elmstead Market, is priced at £375,000 for cash - or 82.55 Bitcoin at today’s exchange rate. That includes a discount of £25,000 for... Read more
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SaukValley.com
University of Illinois proposes Chicago innovation centerCHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois is proposing a new public-private inn
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 minutes ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois is proposing a new public-private innovation center near downtown Chicago that would partner the Urbana-Champaign campus with Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. Gov. Bruce Rauner backs... Read more
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