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The Star
Nomura: Asian banks taking a hitPETALING JAYA: The fall in commodity prices and slower global growth has hammer
Nomura: Asian banks taking a hit
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: The fall in commodity prices and slower global growth has hammered the banking sector in Asia, making it the worst-performing sector in the region this month. Nomura Research, in its latest report, said banks in Asia were the... Read more
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The Star
New venture boost for MQ TechnologiesMedical equipment ops to lift it back to the black this year GEORGE TOWN: MQ T
New venture boost for MQ Technologies
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
Medical equipment ops to lift it back to the black this year GEORGE TOWN: MQ Technologies Bhd is targeting to return to the black this year with its new venture into the medical equipment business. Group executive director Teh Eng Huat told StarBiz... Read more
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The Star
Sino Haijing to invest RM280mil in Yong TaiKUALA LUMPUR: The move by Hong Kong-listed Sino Haijing Holdings Ltd to invest
Sino Haijing to invest RM280mil in Yong Tai
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The move by Hong Kong-listed Sino Haijing Holdings Ltd to invest RM280mil in Yong Tai Bhd is not as a white knight to rescue the latter but as an investment to facilitate Yong Tai’s expansion plans. The investment under a corporate... Read more
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The Star
Pentamaster gets RM45mil orders, for delivery in H1GEORGE TOWN: Pentamaster Corp Bhd has accumulated about RM45mil worth of orders
Pentamaster gets RM45mil orders, for delivery in H1
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
GEORGE TOWN: Pentamaster Corp Bhd has accumulated about RM45mil worth of orders from its semiconductor test equipment and smart-home automation system business to be delivered in the first half of 2016. Group executive chairman C.B. Chuah told... Read more
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The Star
OM Materials boosts ouput as more plants come onstreamKUCHING: OM Materials (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd-owned ferrosilicon alloy smelting plant
OM Materials boosts ouput as more plants come onstream
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
KUCHING: OM Materials (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd-owned ferrosilicon alloy smelting plant in Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu has continued to ramp up its production as more new smelting facilities are commissioned. Physical construction of the production... Read more
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Market Watch
Groupe Casino to sell stake in Thai grocer Big CGroupe Casino SA has agreed to sell its stake in Thai hypermarket operator Big
Groupe Casino to sell stake in Thai grocer Big C
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Groupe Casino SA has agreed to sell its stake in Thai hypermarket operator Big C Supercenter PLC for EUR3.1 billion ($3.46 billion) to a Thai billionaire, marking a major step in the French grocer's plans to cut its debt. Thai tycoon Charoen... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Country Buffet closes three restaurants in ColoradoThree of the nine Country Buffet restaurants in Colorado closed this week as pa
Country Buffet closes three restaurants in Colorado
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Three of the nine Country Buffet restaurants in Colorado closed this week as part of operator Ovation Brands' efforts to "stabilize and enhance" overall operations. Ovation Brands, which was acquired by San Antonio-based Food Management Partners in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bidAsciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board o
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bid
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Asciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board of Asciano has declared an enlarged takeover bid from a consortium led by Qube is better than a rival bid from Brookfield Infrastructure. Qube increased its bid by 7¢ to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australian dollar continues to slide | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Search
Australian dollar continues to slide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
| DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website THE Australian dollar has continued to slide as the greenback “roars back to life” amid... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Super Bowl ads: What financial crisis?NEW YORK (AP) - The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, durin
Super Bowl ads: What financial crisis?
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: 6:30 p.m. Does Quicken Loans remember the financial crisis? The game hasn't started, but its ad has already ruffled feathers on Twitter. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Super Bowl ads: What financial crisis?NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, durin
Super Bowl ads: What financial crisis?
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: 6:30 p.m. Does Quicken Loans remember the financial crisis? The game hasn’t started, but its ad has already ruffled feathers on Twitter. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cutsWhen it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too.
Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 13 minutes ago
When it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too. A group of employees with offices in the basement know to bring their rain boots in heavy storms because the water creeps downward, penetrating the walls, dripping... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Nonprofit teaches construction trades to at-risk youthsContractor Linus Onyeneho instructs Quinton Mayle, 17, in the proper use of a n
Nonprofit teaches construction trades to at-risk youths
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 minutes ago
Contractor Linus Onyeneho instructs Quinton Mayle, 17, in the proper use of a nail gun inside a house on Chicago Avenue in Franklinton, Ohio on Jan. 12, 2016. A non-profit called Franklinton Rising is trying to help young people gain job experience... Read more
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Northern Star
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
Northern Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian stocks outperforming developed-market peers amid turmoilThe relative performance of Canadian stocks so far this year stands in contrast
Canadian stocks outperforming developed-market peers amid turmoil
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 minutes ago
The relative performance of Canadian stocks so far this year stands in contrast to what the past five weeks have felt like for many Canadian investors. Even as domestic markets have been roiled by convulsions in commodities, currencies and equities... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Calgary-based chocolatiers are unwrapping a new eraSelling chocolate was never meant to be this hard. Bernard Callebaut chocolate
Calgary-based chocolatiers are unwrapping a new era
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 minutes ago
Selling chocolate was never meant to be this hard. Bernard Callebaut chocolates have been loved in Calgary and beyond as a sumptuous delight for decades. But after a high-profile bankruptcy that resulted in the Belgian-born founder being barred from... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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Reuters
Dollar enjoys post-payrolls glow in quiet start to weekEuro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 10
Dollar enjoys post-payrolls glow in quiet start to week
Reuters / Posted 26 minutes ago
Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration, in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. SYDNEY The dollar held onto its post-payrolls gains early on Monday in a... Read more
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CNBC
Oz, Japan set to start Lunar New Year lowerFutures point to a lower open in Australia and Japan, while major Asian markets
Oz, Japan set to start Lunar New Year lower
CNBC / Posted 27 minutes ago
Futures point to a lower open in Australia and Japan, while major Asian markets are closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. Evan Lucas, market strategist at spreadbetter IG, said in a morning note that with only Australia and Japan open for much for... Read more
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The North West Star
Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe productsWoolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand
Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe products
The North West Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
Woolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand goods that injured consumers and for failing to meet recall requirements. Woolworths has been hit with a $3 million penalty for selling faulty home-brand goods that... Read more
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FOX News
There are options for those who hate haggling to buy a carIn this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, photo, Alton John, left, from Kittanning, Pa.,
There are options for those who hate haggling to buy a car
FOX News / Posted 27 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, photo, Alton John, left, from Kittanning, Pa., gets the keys to his new 2015 Ford F-150 Supercab 4x4 pickup truck from salesman Robert Myers as he takes delivery at Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa. Haggling over a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
JB Hi-Fi profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2mJB Hi-Fi half-year profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m JB Hi-Fi has posted a 7.5 per
JB Hi-Fi profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 minutes ago
JB Hi-Fi half-year profit rises 7.5pc to $95.2m JB Hi-Fi has posted a 7.5 per cent increase in its key half-year profit, as stronger retail demand and the struggles of Dick Smith boosted earnings. The first-half results encompass the vital... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bidAsciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board o
Asciano board backs Qube consortium's enlarged takeover bid
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Asciano's board has backed Qube's enlarged bid. Photo: Ian Waldie The board of Asciano has declared an enlarged takeover bid from a consortium led by Qube is better than a rival bid from Brookfield Infrastructure. Qube increased its bid by 7¢ to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka quits Woolworths boardJetstar chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka has stood down from the Woolworths board
Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka quits Woolworths board
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
Jetstar chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka has stood down from the Woolworths board. Photo: Paul Harris Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka has resigned from the board of supermarket giant Woolworths, which has appointed two new board members. Woolworths... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Western Union, OFX end merger talksOFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union.
Western Union, OFX end merger talks
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
OFX CEO Richard Kimber. The company has ended merger talks with Western Union. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Online currency exchange site OFX (formerly OzForex) has ended merger discussions with Western Union and cut its 2016 earnings guidance after the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic moodGiven the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding
Domestic economy keeping RBA in an optimistic mood
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 31 minutes ago
Given the extreme volatility in share markets and escalating concerns regarding China, the RBA appeared rather upbeat in the February quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. The RBA's optimism rests with the domestic economy, particularly the... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with 'no regrets' policy for returned goodsMyer pushes for more adventurous shopping with ‘no regrets’ policy for returned
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with 'no regrets' policy for returned goods
MumBRELLA / Posted 31 minutes ago
Myer pushes for more adventurous shopping with ‘no regrets’ policy for returned goods Myer has launched a new position in the market aimed at getting shoppers to spend more by letting them be more adventurous with their choices with a new returns... Read more
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Money Management
Perpetual fund seeks to minimise currency riskInvestor need to consider the impact currency moves have, when making global in
Perpetual fund seeks to minimise currency risk
Money Management / Posted 33 minutes ago
Investor need to consider the impact currency moves have, when making global investment decisions, Perpetual global equities portfolio manager, Garry Laurence, believes. Launching the Perpetual Wholesale Global Share Fund Hedged, Laurence said... Read more
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Money Management
GBST extends partnership with Baillieu HolstSecurities transaction and fund administration software provider, GBST, has ent
GBST extends partnership with Baillieu Holst
Money Management / Posted 33 minutes ago
Securities transaction and fund administration software provider, GBST, has entered an end-to-end managed services agreement with financial advisory firm, Baillieu Holst Limited. The contract is an extension of GBST's current partnership with... Read more
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Money Management
Accountants should cross-sell, clients should cross-buyAccountants must cross-sell and encourage clients to use all of their services
Accountants should cross-sell, clients should cross-buy
Money Management / Posted 34 minutes ago
Accountants must cross-sell and encourage clients to use all of their services rather than just one, and they must also help clients ‘cross-buy', a research and consulting house said. Beaton Consulting partner, Dr George Beaton, said clients who... Read more
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