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Business Spectator
Aust dollar stabilises as Yellen speech eyedThe Australian dollar has gained some ground as markets take a breather ahead o
Aust dollar stabilises as Yellen speech eyed
Business Spectator / Posted a minute ago
The Australian dollar has gained some ground as markets take a breather ahead of testimony from the US Federal Reserve Chair. At 1700 AEDT on Wednesday, the local unit was trading at 70.52 US cents, up from 70.37 cents on Tuesday. The currency... Read more
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NZCity
NZ shares fall on weak global sentimentNew Zealand shares declined amid continued global concerns about economic growt
NZ shares fall on weak global sentiment
NZCity / Posted 2 minutes ago
New Zealand shares declined amid continued global concerns about economic growth and demand for commodities. Xero, Spark New Zealand and A2 Milk Co falling while Warehouse Group gained. The S&P/NZX 50 Index dropped 51.8 points, or 0.9 per cent, to... Read more
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News 8000
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcyTime could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer mi
Sports Authority faces possible bankruptcy
News 8000 / Posted 3 minutes ago
Time could be running out for Sports Authority. The sporting goods retailer missed a $20 million debt payment a month ago, and could be days away from a bankruptcy filing. The company said it has been in negotiations with lenders. But if it... Read more
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SKY News
Stock Market Sell-Off Extends Further In AsiaAsia has endured another day of stock market losses as nerves intensify over th
Stock Market Sell-Off Extends Further In Asia
SKY News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Asia has endured another day of stock market losses as nerves intensify over the state of the world economy - more recently the health of many euro area banks. Japan's Nikkei fell 2.3% by the close on Wednesday - on top of a 5.4% decline during the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Security Bank nets record-high P7.7BSECURITY Bank marked 2015 as a banner year, chalking up a record-high net profi
Security Bank nets record-high P7.7B
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 minutes ago
SECURITY Bank marked 2015 as a banner year, chalking up a record-high net profit of P7.7 billion on the back of strong growth in core revenues. The net profit last year marked a 7-percent expansion from the previous year and translated to a return... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH exports drop in December amid sluggish global demand Sluggish global demand continued to drag down the Philippine merchandise expo
PH exports drop in December amid sluggish global demand
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 minutes ago
Sluggish global demand continued to drag down the Philippine merchandise exports in December last year despite the increase in electronic shipments and petroleum sales, the Philippine... Read more
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The Age
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel caseEgg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel case
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Egg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is considering an appeal after a court dismissed its claims of an egg market cartel. The ACCC had accused the national... Read more
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The Star
Sunway Property named Property Company for 2015 in AsiaSunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah said the group was hono
Sunway Property named Property Company for 2015 in Asia
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah said the group was honoured to have been recognised as a real estate leader in Asia. KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway Bhd’s property unit Sunway Property has been named the “Property Company of the Year... Read more
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The Star
Japan’s Asahi offers US$3.5b for Peroni, GrolschTOKYO: Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings has offered US$3.5 billion for two top Euro
Japan’s Asahi offers US$3.5b for Peroni, Grolsch
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
TOKYO: Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings has offered US$3.5 billion for two top European lager brands from British giant SABMiller, in what would be the biggest-ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese beer company, a report said on Wednesday. Board... Read more
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Market Watch
Telenor pushed to loss by Danish write-downNorwegian telecom operator Telenor ASA (TEL.OS) said Wednesday that it fell to
Telenor pushed to loss by Danish write-down
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Norwegian telecom operator Telenor ASA (TEL.OS) said Wednesday that it fell to a fourth-quarter net loss after taking an impairment in Denmark and amid tougher competition in markets such as Thailand and Malaysia. It reported a net loss for the... Read more
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Investopedia
The 5 Best Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends (PSEC, LTC)Income investors, including retirees living on fixed incomes, are often frustra
The 5 Best Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends (PSEC, LTC)
Investopedia / Posted 8 minutes ago
Income investors, including retirees living on fixed incomes, are often frustrated by the fact that while they have to pay bills on a monthly basis, income from investments usually only arrives, at best, on a quarterly basis. One solution that can... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil hovers above $28 a barrel as market braces for more supply dataOil prices edged up in Asia on Wednesday, but were trading in a narrow range be
Oil hovers above $28 a barrel as market braces for more supply data
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Oil prices edged up in Asia on Wednesday, but were trading in a narrow range because supply isn’t expected to fall in the near term. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in March traded at $28.57 a barrel, up... Read more
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Market Watch
SoftBank profit falls sharply, misses expectationsTOKYO--Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank Group Corp. sa
SoftBank profit falls sharply, misses expectations
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
TOKYO--Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank Group Corp. said fiscal third-quarter net profit fell 87% from a year earlier, widely missing expectations. On Wednesday, the Tokyo-based company said profit for the quarter fell... Read more
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Market Watch
Heineken lifts dividend as profit risesBy Maarten van Tartwijk AMSTERDAM--Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) on Wednesday raised i
Heineken lifts dividend as profit rises
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
By Maarten van Tartwijk AMSTERDAM--Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) on Wednesday raised its dividend by 18% as the Dutch brewer recorded a rise in full-year net profit, boosted by a steady increase in sales. Net profit was 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in... Read more
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Market Watch
Asahi offers more than $3.5B for Peroni, GrolschTOKYO--Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. (2502.TO) has offered to buy two European beer
Asahi offers more than $3.5B for Peroni, Grolsch
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
TOKYO--Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. (2502.TO) has offered to buy two European beer brands that SABMiller PLC SAB and Anheuser-Busch InBev NV BUD, +0.80% want to sell to address regulatory concerns about their planned merger, according to a person... Read more
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Market Watch
Akzo Nobel misses forecasts; sees challenging 2016Paints and specialty chemicals firm Akzo Nobel N.V. AKZA on Wednesday said four
Akzo Nobel misses forecasts; sees challenging 2016
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
Paints and specialty chemicals firm Akzo Nobel N.V. AKZA on Wednesday said fourth-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization rose 29%, missing analysts consensus forecasts, and the company expects 2016 will be a... Read more
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Market Watch
Carlsberg reports surprise net profitSTOCKHOLM--Danish brewer Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A.KO) said Wednesday that it expec
Carlsberg reports surprise net profit
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
STOCKHOLM--Danish brewer Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A.KO) said Wednesday that it expects to generate "low-single-digit" organic sales growth in 2016 as it reported an unexpected profit for the fourth quarter. The world's fourth-largest brewer reported a... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East housing associations issue dire warnings about 'right to buy' schemeHousing associations providing homes for thousands of people across the North E
North East housing associations issue dire warnings about 'right to buy' scheme
chroniclelive / Posted 8 minutes ago
Housing associations providing homes for thousands of people across the North East have warned that Government plans to let tenants buy properties at a discount could lead to a major shortage of affordable accommodation. In a series of warnings... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel caseEgg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel case
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
Egg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is considering an appeal after a court dismissed its claims of an egg market cartel. The ACCC had accused the national... Read more
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The Financial Express
Hinduja Global post 67% fall in Q3 net profit, shares slide over 12%Hinduja Global Solutions shares tanked as much as 12.50 per cent in the morning
Hinduja Global post 67% fall in Q3 net profit, shares slide over 12%
The Financial Express / Posted 10 minutes ago
Hinduja Global Solutions shares tanked as much as 12.50 per cent in the morning trade on Wednesday after the company reported 67.57 per cent fall in its net profit figures at Rs 17.11 crore for the quarter ended December 2015. (Photo:... Read more
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The Financial Express
Punjab National Bank shares extend losses; should you ‘Buy’, ‘Sell’ or ‘Hold’?Led by higher provision for bad loans Punjab National Bank on Tuesday reported
Punjab National Bank shares extend losses; should you ‘Buy’, ‘Sell’ or ‘Hold’?
The Financial Express / Posted 10 minutes ago
Led by higher provision for bad loans Punjab National Bank on Tuesday reported 93 per cent fall in its net profit figures for the quarter ended December 2015. The bank posted net profit of Rs 51.01 crore against Rs 774.56 crore in the corresponding... Read more
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The Financial Express
Global turmoil battering stock markets, govt taking measures: Shaktikanta DasEconomic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das tweeted ‘Global economy is in turmoi
Global turmoil battering stock markets, govt taking measures: Shaktikanta Das
The Financial Express / Posted 10 minutes ago
Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das tweeted ‘Global economy is in turmoil, markets are down. We know the challenges and are taking necessary measures’. (Photo: Reuters) Finance Ministry on Wednesday attributed the fall is domestic equities to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bruce Gordon's WIN to become Nine's largest shareholderPerfect credentials: Departing Channel Nine boss David Gyngell could be an idea
Bruce Gordon's WIN to become Nine's largest shareholder
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Perfect credentials: Departing Channel Nine boss David Gyngell could be an ideal addition to the ARL Commission. Photo: Louie Douvis Billionaire Bruce Gordon is expanding his presence in the metropolitan free-to-air television market following a... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Peninsula housing remains most affordable statewideAlthough the outright price for homes is cheaper in Fairbanks, buying a home ma
Peninsula housing remains most affordable statewide
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 11 minutes ago
Although the outright price for homes is cheaper in Fairbanks, buying a home may be more affordable overall in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The average price of a home on the peninsula in the first half of 2015 was $265,912, as compared to... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Utilities seek ConocoPhillips stake in Cook Inlet gas fieldANCHORAGE (AP) — Two Anchorage-based utility companies have teamed up to purcha
Utilities seek ConocoPhillips stake in Cook Inlet gas field
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 11 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE (AP) — Two Anchorage-based utility companies have teamed up to purchase a portion of a Cook Inlet gas field under a $152 million deal with ConocoPhillips. Anchorage Municipal Light and Power and Chugach Electric Association are looking to... Read more
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Canberra Times
CIMIC stock rallies 9pc on strong profit outlook, flags arbitration with ChevronThe jetty at Gorgon LNG. Photo: CIMIC, the construction group formerly known a
CIMIC stock rallies 9pc on strong profit outlook, flags arbitration with Chevron
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The jetty at Gorgon LNG. Photo: CIMIC, the construction group formerly known as Leighton, said it may start arbitration with energy giant Chevron over its troubled Gorgon jetty project as it reported a 23 per cent fall in annual net profit to $520.4... Read more
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Canberra Times
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel caseEgg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The
Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel case
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Egg producers were facing oversupply issues in 2012. Photo: Craig Sillitoe The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is considering an appeal after a court dismissed its claims of an egg market cartel. The ACCC had accused the national... Read more
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Canberra Times
Telstra and banks drag ASX into bear marketThe last time the ASX was in a full blown bear market was in 2008-09, during th
Telstra and banks drag ASX into bear market
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The last time the ASX was in a full blown bear market was in 2008-09, during the global financial crisis. The Australian sharemarket has plunged into a bear market in a second day of heavy selling fuelled by negativity in the banks, despite a solid... Read more
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iTWire
Half year performance sets nearmap up for growthThe company, whose solution is built around proprietary PhotoMaps imagery techn
Half year performance sets nearmap up for growth
iTWire / Posted 11 minutes ago
The company, whose solution is built around proprietary PhotoMaps imagery technology, reported total revenue of $14.1 million, up 21% on the corresponding prior period revenues of $11.7 million. CEO Rob Newman said that the results demonstrated the... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Truman State University undertakes $10.5 million energy efficiency upgrade For Truman State University, less is more.Less power, less waste.More efficie
Truman State University undertakes $10.5 million energy efficiency upgrade
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 13 minutes ago
For Truman State University, less is more.Less power, less waste.More efficiency, more money.Truman is in the midst of a $10.5 million, 16-month energy efficiency upgrade... Read more
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