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Ansell first half profit drops to 21%Condoms and protective gloves maker Ansell has reported a 21 per cent drop in f
Ansell first half profit drops to 21%
SKY News Business RSS / Posted a minute ago
Condoms and protective gloves maker Ansell has reported a 21 per cent drop in first half profit on the back of a challenging economic environment. Ansell made a net profit of $US69.6 million ($A98.30 million) for the six months to December 31, down... Read more
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Qube still angling for AscianoA consortium led by stevedore Qube Holdings hopes to trump Canadian rival Brook
Qube still angling for Asciano
SKY News Business RSS / Posted a minute ago
A consortium led by stevedore Qube Holdings hopes to trump Canadian rival Brookfield after raising its takeover offer for Australian rail and ports operator Asciano. Qube is now offering $7.04 in cash plus one Qube share for each share held in... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
ANZ won't comment on ASIC investigationANZ has refused to comment on speculation that it will face legal action by the
ANZ won't comment on ASIC investigation
SKY News Business RSS / Posted a minute ago
ANZ has refused to comment on speculation that it will face legal action by the corporate watchdog resulting from an investigation into alleged interest rate rigging by Australia's big four banks. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission... Read more
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Perth Now
Woolworths boosts board Woolworths has bolstered its board with two new recruits as the retail giant
Woolworths boosts board
Perth Now / Posted a minute ago
Woolworths has bolstered its board with two new recruits as the retail giant works to strengthen its ailing operations. The Sydney-based company has appointed former NBN chairman Siobhan McKenna to its board as a... Read more
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WA Today
ANZ co-operating with ASIC rate-rigging probeANZ has warned its staff that it has zero tolerance towards breaches of its cod
ANZ co-operating with ASIC rate-rigging probe
WA Today / Posted a minute ago
ANZ has warned its staff that it has zero tolerance towards breaches of its code of conduct. Photo: Jessica Shapiro ANZ Banking Group said it's continuing to co-operate with a probe into possible manipulation of Australia's interest-rate benchmark,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Ansell suffers first-half profit fallAnsell has suffered a 21 per cent fall in first half profit but the condoms and
Ansell suffers first-half profit fall
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Ansell has suffered a 21 per cent fall in first half profit but the condoms and protective gloves maker expects a stronger performance in the next six months. Ansell's net profit fell to $US69.6 million ($A98.30 million) for the six months to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Woolworths boosts board Woolworths has bolstered its board with two new recruits as the retail giant
Woolworths boosts board
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
Woolworths has bolstered its board with two new recruits as the retail giant works to strengthen its ailing operations. The Sydney-based company has appointed former NBN chairman Siobhan McKenna to its board as a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crude oil slips after Saudi, Venezuela meeting on prices yields littleTOKYO: Crude oil futures were mixed in early Asian trade on Monday after a meet
Crude oil slips after Saudi, Venezuela meeting on prices yields little
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 minutes ago
TOKYO: Crude oil futures were mixed in early Asian trade on Monday after a meeting between OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Venezuela to discuss coordination on prices ended with few signs there would be steps taken to boost prices. Brent crude... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Venezuela Prepares To Liquidate Its Remaining Gold Holdings To Pay Coming Debt MaturitiesLast Thursday when we recounted the story of how Venezuela is now literally fly
Venezuela Prepares To Liquidate Its Remaining Gold Holdings To Pay Coming Debt Maturities
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 minutes ago
Last Thursday when we recounted the story of how Venezuela is now literally flying in paper money (using three dozen cargo Boeing 747s), we wrote that "Venezuela's hyperinflation, already tentatively estimated at 720%, will likely add on a few... Read more
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Zero Hedge
2016: The Year When China Put Trump On The ThroneNote: The following is a parody. Characters are fictional (some, at least) and
2016: The Year When China Put Trump On The Throne
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 minutes ago
Note: The following is a parody. Characters are fictional (some, at least) and any similarities that may exist with people real or imagined are purely coincidental. Really! December 10, 2015, around 2 AM Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the PBOC, turns... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Steve Keen Exposes Our Dysfunctional Monetary SystemAuthored by Steve Keen, originally posted at Forbes.com, The great tragedy of
Steve Keen Exposes Our Dysfunctional Monetary System
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 minutes ago
Authored by Steve Keen, originally posted at Forbes.com, The great tragedy of the global economic malaise is that it is caused by a shortage of something that is essentially costless to produce: money. Both banks and governments can produce money... Read more
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SKY News
India Becomes World's Fastest Growing EconomyBy Neville Lazarus, Asia Producer & India Reporter India has become the fastes
India Becomes World's Fastest Growing Economy
SKY News / Posted 14 minutes ago
By Neville Lazarus, Asia Producer & India Reporter India has become the fastest growing large economy in the world, surpassing that of China. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office confirms the country grew by 7.3 % from October to... Read more
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The Age
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now
The Age / Posted 16 minutes ago
'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says ANZ senior commodities analyst Daniel Hynes. Photo: Manfred Gottschalk Iron ore is the surprise outperformer of the year after temporary supply disruptions from... Read more
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Market Watch
Lehman Bros. hit the rocks, but lives on as ScotchLONDON--Lehman Brothers is gone, but anyone wanting to savor the distinct taste
Lehman Bros. hit the rocks, but lives on as Scotch
Market Watch / Posted 17 minutes ago
LONDON--Lehman Brothers is gone, but anyone wanting to savor the distinct taste of financial ruin that its name evokes has ways to do so. With a dram of Lehman Brothers Scotch, say. "It has a contrite, bereft peatiness," says James Green, a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bank of Ireland claims 18% rise in lending to SMEsBank of Ireland has said it approved €5.3 billion in new credit to Irish small
Bank of Ireland claims 18% rise in lending to SMEs
The Irish Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Bank of Ireland has said it approved €5.3 billion in new credit to Irish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) last year, which it said was an increase of about 18 per cent on the previous year. The bank said the €5.3 billion figure did not... Read more
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The Irish Times
Central Bank reduces investment portfolio by €700mThe Central Bank reduced its investment portfolio last year by €700 million to
Central Bank reduces investment portfolio by €700m
The Irish Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Central Bank reduced its investment portfolio last year by €700 million to €19 billion, largely because of European Central Bank rules relating to the balance sheets of its national central banks. Some details of the new rules were published for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 minutes ago
'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says ANZ senior commodities analyst Daniel Hynes. Photo: Manfred Gottschalk Iron ore is the surprise outperformer of the year after temporary supply disruptions from... Read more
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Canberra Times
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says
Iron ore the outperformer of 2016... for now
Canberra Times / Posted 21 minutes ago
'We would expect prices or push back below $US40 over the next few weeks,' says ANZ senior commodities analyst Daniel Hynes. Photo: Manfred Gottschalk Iron ore is the surprise outperformer of the year after temporary supply disruptions from... Read more
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Canberra Times
ANZ co-operating with ASIC rate-rigging probeANZ has warned its staff that it has zero tolerance towards breaches of its cod
ANZ co-operating with ASIC rate-rigging probe
Canberra Times / Posted 21 minutes ago
ANZ has warned its staff that it has zero tolerance towards breaches of its code of conduct. Photo: Jessica Shapiro ANZ Banking Group said it's continuing to co-operate with a probe into possible manipulation of Australia's interest-rate benchmark,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton 'Totally Appalled' By Student Loan Giant NavientNumerous government agencies have been investigating the nation's largest stude
Hillary Clinton 'Totally Appalled' By Student Loan Giant Navient
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 minutes ago
Numerous government agencies have been investigating the nation's largest student loan specialist over several years for allegedly overcharging borrowers and mistreating them in violation of the law. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
5 new gates planned at O'HareCHICAGO — Days after announcing a deal for a new runway, mayor emanuel revealed
5 new gates planned at O'Hare
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 21 minutes ago
CHICAGO — Days after announcing a deal for a new runway, mayor emanuel revealed plans to add five new gates at o’hare airport. A statement from the mayor’s office calls it the first such expansion since 1993, when Terminal 5 was built. American... Read more
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Scotsman
North Sea oil industry warned it must ‘adapt to survive’ Researchers found that one in seven barrels of oil being produced in UK waters
North Sea oil industry warned it must ‘adapt to survive’
Scotsman / Posted 21 minutes ago
Researchers found that one in seven barrels of oil being produced in UK waters is at a cash loss. Picture: Getty THE North Sea oil and gas industry has been told it must “adapt to survive” in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trading ideas from Chandan Taparia of Anand RathiSTOP LOSS: Rs 828 It has made multiple supports and now supports are shifting
Trading ideas from Chandan Taparia of Anand Rathi
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
STOP LOSS: Rs 828 It has made multiple supports and now supports are shifting to higher levels from Rs 700 to Rs 725, Rs 732, Rs 785 and now near to Rs 820 zones. It has crossed and closed above its 200 DMA and is showing the potential to move... Read more
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The Advocate
Draft of $687 million spending plan for Louisiana coastal projects and planning in coming fiscal year now available for public commentA draft plan for how the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority pro
Draft of $687 million spending plan for Louisiana coastal projects and planning in coming fiscal year now available for public comment
The Advocate / Posted 27 minutes ago
A draft plan for how the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority proposes to spend $687 million on coastal projects and planning in the next fiscal year is now available for public comment. The annual spending plan released Tuesday calls... Read more
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ABC News
Harvey’s T-Mobile Ad Pokes Fun at Pageant Blunder"Good Morning America" went behind the scenes with the comedian as he filmed th
Harvey’s T-Mobile Ad Pokes Fun at Pageant Blunder
ABC News / Posted 28 minutes ago
"Good Morning America" went behind the scenes with the comedian as he filmed the commercial, and he talked about the furor over his error. After all the controversy, Harvey now says he's finally able to laugh at it. He added: "It was a tough thing... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
For Tokyo, Olympic pride – but at what cost to Japan’s economy?Noriko Kano was 14 when Tokyo first played host to the Olympics in 1964. She wa
For Tokyo, Olympic pride – but at what cost to Japan’s economy?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 minutes ago
Noriko Kano was 14 when Tokyo first played host to the Olympics in 1964. She was living in Saitama at the time, just outside Tokyo, and remembers being deeply impressed and full of pride as an economically booming Japan rose from the ashes of the... Read more
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BBC News
The potato farmer who swapped bankruptcy for making millions - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
The potato farmer who swapped bankruptcy for making millions
BBC News / Posted 30 minutes ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The potato farmer who swapped... Read more
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Newsmax
Treasury: Record Number Renounce US Citizenship, Green Cards Over Tax LawsThe number of people renouncing their U.S. citizenship or abandoning green card
Treasury: Record Number Renounce US Citizenship, Green Cards Over Tax Laws
Newsmax / Posted 31 minutes ago
The number of people renouncing their U.S. citizenship or abandoning green cards has soared to record levels for the third consecutive year, US Treasury Department data reveal. The surge is likely the result of stringent U.S. tax policy, officials... Read more
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Newsmax
Global Tax Grab Backfiring on United StatesYesterday, I went over to Publix (the local grocery store) and picked up some f
Global Tax Grab Backfiring on United States
Newsmax / Posted 31 minutes ago
Yesterday, I went over to Publix (the local grocery store) and picked up some frozen yogurt for dessert and a few other items. I paid $72.93 for the groceries, $1.82 for sales tax, which totals $74.75. That $72.93 is the only money that goes into... Read more
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Newsmax
WSJ: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018Published reports are saying that Ford plans to build a new auto plant in Mexic
WSJ: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018
Newsmax / Posted 31 minutes ago
Published reports are saying that Ford plans to build a new auto plant in Mexico, with plans to more than double production there Ford plans to build a new assembly complex in San Luis Potosi and expand an existing facility near Mexico City,... Read more
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