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The Courier Mail
Santos shareholders to get 40% of profitEnergy giant Santos will hand at least 40 per cent of its underlying net profit
Santos shareholders to get 40% of profit
The Courier Mail / Posted moments ago
Energy giant Santos will hand at least 40 per cent of its underlying net profit back to shareholders as dividends despite a tough year due to falling oil prices. Chairman Peter Coates told the company's annual general meeting in Adelaide on... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds ‘will be forced to sell council houses’ALMOST 1,000 council homes might have to be sold to private buyers every year i
Leeds ‘will be forced to sell council houses’
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 minutes ago
ALMOST 1,000 council homes might have to be sold to private buyers every year in Leeds as part of a new Government policy, a leading charity has claimed. Figures from housing campaign group Shelter suggests Leeds will need to sell around 956 council... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Global shares lose to bonds as deflation danger dominatesSYDNEY: Asian shares slipped on Wednesday as worries about global growth and cr
Global shares lose to bonds as deflation danger dominates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
SYDNEY: Asian shares slipped on Wednesday as worries about global growth and creeping deflation resurfaced, undermining commodities and boosting demand for safe-haven sovereign debt. Disappointing manufacturing surveys from China and the UK combined... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rich and powerful warn robots are coming for your jobsLOS ANGELES: Some of the richest, smartest and most powerful humans have an imp
Rich and powerful warn robots are coming for your jobs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES: Some of the richest, smartest and most powerful humans have an important message for the rest of us as they convened this week to discuss pressing global issues: the robots are coming. At the Milken Institute's Global Conference in... Read more
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NZCity
NZ home values continue to riseNew Zealand residential property values increased in the year through April, ai
NZ home values continue to rise
NZCity / Posted 4 minutes ago
New Zealand residential property values increased in the year through April, aided by low interest rates. The average value of a New Zealand home rose 12 per cent to $568,058 in April from the year earlier, up from an 11.4 per cent rate of increase... Read more
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The Irish Times
Inquiry into IBRC is going nowhere but costing a lotLast Friday evening, on the cusp of the bank holiday weekend, the second interi
Inquiry into IBRC is going nowhere but costing a lot
The Irish Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Last Friday evening, on the cusp of the bank holiday weekend, the second interim report of the commission of inquiry into IBRC was published by the Department of the Taoiseach. It said Mr Justice Brian Cregan had made little progress in investigating... Read more
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The Star
Press Metal, Ho Hup, Hartalega, Kimlun, FGVKUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects and Hibiscus Petroleum to be among the
Press Metal, Ho Hup, Hartalega, Kimlun, FGV
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects and Hibiscus Petroleum to be among the stocks which could see trading action on Wednesday following their corporate announcements. The research house said Press... Read more
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The Star
Asian shares slip in early trade WednesdayEquities were cold-shouldered in the rush to safe-haven assets and MSCI's broad
Asian shares slip in early trade Wednesday
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
Equities were cold-shouldered in the rush to safe-haven assets and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan off 0.5 percent. South Korean stocks slipped 0.6 percent and Australia's main index 0.9 percent. Japan was again on holiday,... Read more
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The Star
Diary Malaysia wednesday May 4KUALA LUMPUR- Prasarana Malaysia Bhd announces qualified contractors for the Li
Diary Malaysia wednesday May 4
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR- Prasarana Malaysia Bhd announces qualified contractors for the Light Rail Transit Line Three tender package, Level 12A, MyIPO Conference Hall, Tower B, Menara UOA Bangsar at 1515 (0715 GMT). KUALA LUMPUR: ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND... Read more
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The Star
Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Wednesday May 4Malaysian palm oil futures fell to a near two-month low on Tuesday, as poor dem
Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Wednesday May 4
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
Malaysian palm oil futures fell to a near two-month low on Tuesday, as poor demand for palm oil shipments weighed down the market. KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets... Read more
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The Star
Market sentiment to remain weak on WednesdayKUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Securities Research expects market sentiment to remain weak
Market sentiment to remain weak on Wednesday
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Securities Research expects market sentiment to remain weak following the overnight decline on Wall Street and as foreign funds reduced their shareholdings in Malaysian equities. On Tuesday, foreign funds were net sellers at... Read more
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The Register
CII badge program liveThe Linux CII has handed out its first security badges. Foreshadowed last year
CII badge program live
The Register / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Linux CII has handed out its first security badges. Foreshadowed last year at LinuxCon 2015, the CII (Core Infrastructure Initiative) Best Practises Badge is pitched as an alternative to high-price commercial certifications. It's a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Computershare wins £30bn UK contractComputershare chief Stuart Irving has confirmed it has won a major new UK contr
Computershare wins £30bn UK contract
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 minutes ago
Computershare chief Stuart Irving has confirmed it has won a major new UK contract that gives a big boost to its diversification plans Photo: Patrick Scala Computershare has confirmed it has won a major contract from the British government to manage... Read more
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The Financial Express
Spending on infrastructure picked up steam in FY16The investments are critical as most private sector firms remain over-leveraged
Spending on infrastructure picked up steam in FY16
The Financial Express / Posted 11 minutes ago
The investments are critical as most private sector firms remain over-leveraged and are are not in a position to add fresh capacity. (Express Photo) Spends by the government and public sector companies on infrastructure projects rose sharply in... Read more
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The Financial Express
Wilful defaulters owe public sector banks Rs 66,190 crore, says Jayant SinhaWhile advocating strong action against wilful defaulters, RBI governor Raghuram
Wilful defaulters owe public sector banks Rs 66,190 crore, says Jayant Sinha
The Financial Express / Posted 11 minutes ago
While advocating strong action against wilful defaulters, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan had earlier said that it would be wrong to assume mala fide in all cases where loans turn into bad debts.(PTI) Wilful defaulters owed the country’s public sector... Read more
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The Financial Express
Government dials new deal for itself, telcom companiesIn a letter sent out a couple of days ago, the DoT has asked the operators to s
Government dials new deal for itself, telcom companies
The Financial Express / Posted 11 minutes ago
In a letter sent out a couple of days ago, the DoT has asked the operators to start the process from May 23 and complete it by June 15.(PTI) In a move that will not only lead mobile operators like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Gold prices hovers below 15-month peak as dollar firms on US rate talkGold prices have gained 21 percent since the start of the year on the outlook t
Gold prices hovers below 15-month peak as dollar firms on US rate talk
The Financial Express / Posted 11 minutes ago
Gold prices have gained 21 percent since the start of the year on the outlook that the Fed has slowed its expected pace of rate increases.(Photo: Reuters) Gold prices nursed losses on Wednesday, holding below a 15-month high as the dollar firmed... Read more
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The Financial Express
Centre paves way to fund roads, portsThe new institution, he said, would ensure that road and port projects don’t ge
Centre paves way to fund roads, ports
The Financial Express / Posted 11 minutes ago
The new institution, he said, would ensure that road and port projects don’t get crowded out by companies from other sectors. (PTI) (Image for representation only) The government is setting up a dedicated funding agency in the state sector for... Read more
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Canberra Times
NBN is running out of moneyThe Turnbull government's $29.5 billion cap on public funding for the national
NBN is running out of money
Canberra Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Turnbull government's $29.5 billion cap on public funding for the national broadband network is set to run out by the end of the 2016-17 financial year, budget papers reveal. The company rolling out the network has already begun tapping the... Read more
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Canberra Times
South32 warns of more pain to come for minersAustralia's third-biggest miner, South32, will resist chasing deals in the mark
South32 warns of more pain to come for miners
Canberra Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Australia's third-biggest miner, South32, will resist chasing deals in the market after warning some of its rivals face more pain after failing to adequately restructure their companies during the commodities sell-off. South32, which mines coal,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is the new budget bad for the share market?The government plans to tighten up on superannuation tax concessions from next
Is the new budget bad for the share market?
Canberra Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
The government plans to tighten up on superannuation tax concessions from next year, reducing the income threshold from $300,000 to $250,000 and capping contributions at $25,000. "The budget will mean less money into the Australian pension pool,... Read more
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iTWire
MYOB gives Budget a big tick, but wants SME tax cuts to go ‘further and faster’MYOB CEO Tim Reed says initiatives announced by the Federal Government in Tuesd
MYOB gives Budget a big tick, but wants SME tax cuts to go ‘further and faster’
iTWire / Posted 13 minutes ago
MYOB CEO Tim Reed says initiatives announced by the Federal Government in Tuesday’s budget will have a positive impact on SMEs but could have gone “further and faster”. While congratulating the Government on again recognising “the power of SMEs in... Read more
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The Columbian
Slump in Chinese manufacturing, European forecasts quell marketNEW YORK — Renewed concerns about economic growth abroad — specifically in Euro
Slump in Chinese manufacturing, European forecasts quell market
The Columbian / Posted 14 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Renewed concerns about economic growth abroad — specifically in Europe and China — weighed on markets on Tuesday, causing stocks to erase all of the previous day’s gains. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 140.25 points, or 0.8... Read more
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Business Standard India
Wilful defaulters owe Rs 66,000 cr to govt banksSinha said the number of wilful defaulters of PSBs rose from 5,554 to 7,686 in
Wilful defaulters owe Rs 66,000 cr to govt banks
Business Standard India / Posted 15 minutes ago
Sinha said the number of wilful defaulters of PSBs rose from 5,554 to 7,686 in three years to December 2015 while the amount involved more than doubled to Rs 66,190 crore from Rs 27,749 crore. "The total exposure of top 50 defaulters of PSBs as of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
NerdWallet tries to steer borrowers clear of payday loansYale. Morgan Stanley. Private equity. James Zhang has collected plenty of pres
NerdWallet tries to steer borrowers clear of payday loans
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Yale. Morgan Stanley. Private equity. James Zhang has collected plenty of prestigious stamps on his résumé in the nine years since he graduated from high school and pursued a career in high finance. But he’s also an immigrant, the grandson of an... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge properties seized for failure to pay taxes up for online auctionMore East Baton Rouge Parish properties are headed to the online auction block
East Baton Rouge properties seized for failure to pay taxes up for online auction
The Advocate / Posted 19 minutes ago
More East Baton Rouge Parish properties are headed to the online auction block Wednesday. The city-parish is trying to sell 16 plots seized when owners didn’t pay their taxes. Prospective buyers may bid on the properties at CivicSource.com between 8... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Is it finally going to happen? $594m for Inland RailIs it finally going to happen? A $594m boost for Inland Rail 'bridge'. We have
Is it finally going to happen? $594m for Inland Rail
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 minutes ago
Is it finally going to happen? A $594m boost for Inland Rail 'bridge'. We have heard it time and time and time again, but, finally, there's movement at the station. The Inland rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane may be about to become a... Read more
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The Advocate
Ascension board hears bond pitch to finance construction of new high schoolDONALDSONVILLE —Ascension Parish School Board members heard on Tuesday about po
Ascension board hears bond pitch to finance construction of new high school
The Advocate / Posted 19 minutes ago
DONALDSONVILLE —Ascension Parish School Board members heard on Tuesday about possibly paying for a new high school in the future with municipal bonds. The high school that would be built on Parker Road in the Prairieville area is viewed as a way to... Read more
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New Kerala
Gupta's Liberty House formally bids for Tata Steel UK - newkerala.com #58542London, May 4 : Metals major Liberty House, founded by Indian-born industrialis
Gupta's Liberty House formally bids for Tata Steel UK - newkerala.com #58542
New Kerala / Posted 20 minutes ago
London, May 4 : Metals major Liberty House, founded by Indian-born industrialist Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, has formally submitted its bid for acquiring most of the UK assets of Tata Steel, that has suffered nearly USD 3 billion in losses thus far. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pfizer CEO Looks for More Deals as Drugmaker Mulls SplitPfizer Inc. is interested in buying drug makers with products that are close to
Pfizer CEO Looks for More Deals as Drugmaker Mulls Split
Boston Globe / Posted 21 minutes ago
Pfizer Inc. is interested in buying drug makers with products that are close to hitting the market, while considering a split of the business in the wake of failed takeover attempts of Allergan PLC and AstraZeneca PLC. “At this stage I would chose a... Read more
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