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The Age
ASX at standstill despite earnings floodHealthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses
ASX at standstill despite earnings flood
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Healthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses in a number of index heavyweights including Wesfarmers and Telstra on another day of mixed earnings reports. The S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1 per cent to 5561.7 and the All... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fund manager scrapping bonuses a step in right directionIs this the beginning of the end of the bonus culture? Neil Woodford, one of t
Fund manager scrapping bonuses a step in right direction
The Irish Times / Posted a minute ago
Is this the beginning of the end of the bonus culture? Neil Woodford, one of the highest-profile fund managers in the City, has abolished the controversial annual payments at his investment management firm and will instead increase rates of basic... Read more
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The Irish Times
Falling commodity prices hit revenue at KenmareThe firm, which has a substantial titanium minerals mine in Mozambique, however
Falling commodity prices hit revenue at Kenmare
The Irish Times / Posted a minute ago
The firm, which has a substantial titanium minerals mine in Mozambique, however, said total shipments of finished products increased by 7 per cent 441,700 in the six months to the end of June - a new half-year record. Cash operating costs per tonne... Read more
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Market Watch
WPP profit plunges 56% even as sales riseWPP PLC, the world's largest marketing company by revenue, Wednesday said net p
WPP profit plunges 56% even as sales rise
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
WPP PLC, the world's largest marketing company by revenue, Wednesday said net profit plunged in the first half of the year despite a rise in sales. Net profit for the six months to June 30 was 245.8 million pounds ($324 million), down 56.6% from a... Read more
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Market Watch
WH Smith sees 2016 in line on strong travel salesLONDON--WH Smith PLC (SMWH.LN) on Wednesday said fiscal 2016 results will be in
WH Smith sees 2016 in line on strong travel sales
Market Watch / Posted a minute ago
LONDON--WH Smith PLC (SMWH.LN) on Wednesday said fiscal 2016 results will be in line with expectations due to strong sales performance by the travel business. The books and stationery retailer said the travel business has achieved good sales growth... Read more
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The Irish Times
WPP beats first-half net sales forecastsWPP, the world’s largest advertising group and owner of Ireland’s Wilson Hartne
WPP beats first-half net sales forecasts
The Irish Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
WPP, the world’s largest advertising group and owner of Ireland’s Wilson Hartnell, reported a better-than-expected 3.8 per cent jump in first-half net sales and nudged its revenue forecast higher on strong demand across the board for its... Read more
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Market Watch
SCA plans separate listings for its 2 divisionsSTOCKHOLM--Sweden's SCA AB (SCA-B.SK) said Tuesday it will propose plans at its
SCA plans separate listings for its 2 divisions
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
STOCKHOLM--Sweden's SCA AB (SCA-B.SK) said Tuesday it will propose plans at its 2017 annual general meeting, to separately list its two divisions, a year after the company decided to split itself into a hygiene business and a forest products business... Read more
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Market Watch
Paddy Power Betfair: Merger savings to hit earlyLONDON--Paddy Power Betfair PLC (PPB.LN) expects to achieve its merger savings
Paddy Power Betfair: Merger savings to hit early
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
LONDON--Paddy Power Betfair PLC (PPB.LN) expects to achieve its merger savings ahead of schedule, the betting firm said Wednesday after recording second quarter underlying earnings growth. For the second quarter, underlying earnings before interest,... Read more
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Market Watch
Glencore net loss narrows; debt plan on trackLONDON--Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC (GLEN.LN) reported a narrower
Glencore net loss narrows; debt plan on track
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
LONDON--Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC (GLEN.LN) reported a narrower first-half net loss and signaled that it's on track to significantly reduce its net debt by selling unwanted assets to weather the recent commodities turmoil. The... Read more
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Market Watch
German GDP growth slowing, data confirmFRANKFURT--Germany's economy slowed in the second quarter, as investment droppe
German GDP growth slowing, data confirm
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
FRANKFURT--Germany's economy slowed in the second quarter, as investment dropped after a strong start to the year, official data confirmed Wednesday. Germany's gross domestic product grew at a quarterly rate of 0.4%, or an annualized rate of 1.7%,... Read more
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Market Watch
Hikma profit falls 14%; sticks to revenue forecastLONDON--Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (HIK.LN) on Wednesday reiterated its full-yea
Hikma profit falls 14%; sticks to revenue forecast
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
LONDON--Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (HIK.LN) on Wednesday reiterated its full-year revenue guidance after posting a 14% drop in first-half adjusted operating profit. The pharmaceutical company said operating profit, before exceptional items, for the... Read more
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Market Watch
Carillion posts higher pretax profit, ups dividendLONDON-- Support services and construction company Carillion PLC (CLLN.LN) Wedn
Carillion posts higher pretax profit, ups dividend
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
LONDON-- Support services and construction company Carillion PLC (CLLN.LN) Wednesday reported a rise in interim pretax profit as it benefited from higher revenue and margins. Pretax profit for the six months ended June 30 rose to 83.9 million pounds... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX at standstill despite earnings floodHealthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses
ASX at standstill despite earnings flood
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Healthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses in a number of index heavyweights including Wesfarmers and Telstra on another day of mixed earnings reports. The S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1 per cent to 5561.7 and the All... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comThe owner of iFinance Consultancy Ms. Czarina Dolliente nicknamed �Jei� clarifi
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 minutes ago
The owner of iFinance Consultancy Ms. Czarina Dolliente nicknamed �Jei� clarified in a press conference regarding false accusations of a complainant who gave its own version before the NBI. Dolliente of iFinance emphasized that she did not escape... Read more
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Canberra Times
Blackmores to replace Spotless Group in ASX100Vitamin and supplement supplier Blackmores has been promoted to the Australian
Blackmores to replace Spotless Group in ASX100
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Vitamin and supplement supplier Blackmores has been promoted to the Australian sharemarket's list of top 100 companies, replacing caterer and cleaner Spotless. The move was among changes to the S&P/ASX indices announced on Friday in their quarterly... Read more
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Digi Times
Prices for handset peripheral chips falling Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 24 August 2016] Prices
Prices for handset peripheral chips falling
Digi Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 24 August 2016] Prices for handset peripheral chips have started to fall, squeezing further profits generated from phones, according to industry... Read more
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Digi Times
IEI Integration sees increased orders for lottery terminals from Gtech MOPS, August 24; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 24 August 2016] Industrial
IEI Integration sees increased orders for lottery terminals from Gtech
Digi Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
MOPS, August 24; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 24 August 2016] Industrial computer maker IEI Integration has seen inceases in orders for lottery terminals from US-based... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX at standstill despite earnings floodHealthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses
ASX at standstill despite earnings flood
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Healthy gains in the big banks and the miners were just enough to offset losses in a number of index heavyweights including Wesfarmers and Telstra on another day of mixed earnings reports. The S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1 per cent to 5561.7 and the All... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Gov't aims to install air conditioners in all military dorms(ATTN: ADDS details in last 3 paras) SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's
Gov't aims to install air conditioners in all military dorms
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 minutes ago
(ATTN: ADDS details in last 3 paras) SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's finance minister on Wednesday said the government plans to install air conditioners in all military barracks and police dormitories, adding it will allocate more funds... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is this the end of Blackmores' golden run?Vitamin maker Blackmores on Wednesday said first-quarter earnings would likely
Is this the end of Blackmores' golden run?
Canberra Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Vitamin maker Blackmores on Wednesday said first-quarter earnings would likely be lower than during its bumper financial year 2015, sending its shares diving. "The Australian wholesale market is volatile and has softened in recent weeks impacted by... Read more
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Scotsman
Manufacturers hit two-year exports high post-Brexit The slide in sterling fuelled stronger overseas demand for manufacturers. Pict
Manufacturers hit two-year exports high post-Brexit
Scotsman / Posted 5 minutes ago
The slide in sterling fuelled stronger overseas demand for manufacturers. Picture: Jeremy Stockton UK manufacturers’ export orders hit a two-year high in August amid the slump in the value of... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish business wire: Cape | Brightsolid | Manufacturing Stormy conditions in the North Sea have hit Cape and CIE Well Control. Picture
Scottish business wire: Cape | Brightsolid | Manufacturing
Scotsman / Posted 5 minutes ago
Stormy conditions in the North Sea have hit Cape and CIE Well Control. Picture: Andy Buchanan/PA Wire The main breaking business stories of the day plus recent investments and grants... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
$17K Goes Missing, Woman Fights BankTo help make ends meet, Karen Bates is preparing to rent out rooms in her Conco
$17K Goes Missing, Woman Fights Bank
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 minutes ago
To help make ends meet, Karen Bates is preparing to rent out rooms in her Concord home. First, she wanted to spruce up the house. So, she withdrew a portion of her 401(k) retirement account. But right after the transfer completed, her money – about... Read more
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Scotsman
Court reaches split decision on SABMiller deal vote Budweiser brewer AB InBev is bidding to take over Bulmers cider maker SABMill
Court reaches split decision on SABMiller deal vote
Scotsman / Posted 5 minutes ago
Budweiser brewer AB InBev is bidding to take over Bulmers cider maker SABMiller. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images A UK court has backed a move to split SABMiller’s shareholders into two... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brokerages remain upbeat on corporate earnings growthWith a bulk of companies already having reported their earnings for the quarter
Brokerages remain upbeat on corporate earnings growth
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
With a bulk of companies already having reported their earnings for the quarter ended June 2016, most analysts feel that the worst may be getting over for India Inc and remain optimistic on the road ahead. In its recent report authored by Ridham... Read more
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Business Standard India
Engineers India nears 52-week high after Q1 profit soars 50%A broker laughs while speaking to a colleague, as they trade on their computer
Engineers India nears 52-week high after Q1 profit soars 50%
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
A broker laughs while speaking to a colleague, as they trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai Engineers India has rallied 6% to Rs 245 on the BSE after the company reported 50% year-on-year (YoY) jump in net profit at... Read more
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Business Standard India
PTC India to cross 50 bn units of electricity sale by 2017-18, says top executiveThe asset size of its financial services arm PFS to be Rs 10,000 cr plus in cur
PTC India to cross 50 bn units of electricity sale by 2017-18, says top executive
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
The asset size of its financial services arm PFS to be Rs 10,000 cr plus in current fiscal Q: What will be the company's turnover for current fiscal?A: During 2013-14,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex holds 28,000 amid choppy trades; midcaps gainThe movement for the two key benchmark indices remained confined to a narrow ra
Sensex holds 28,000 amid choppy trades; midcaps gain
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
The movement for the two key benchmark indices remained confined to a narrow range in mid-morning trade. At 11:50 AM, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 38.80 points or 0.14% at 28,029.01. The Nifty 50 index was currently up 8.70 points... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian Navy analysing Scorpene data leakIt added that the source of leak is not from India The Indian Navy said on Wed
Indian Navy analysing Scorpene data leak
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
It added that the source of leak is not from India The Indian Navy said on Wednesday it is analysing the leak of data related to Scorpene submarines, adding that the source of leak is not from this... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Buying steel overseas is ‘unfair’ – CEOGovernments taxing Australian steelmakers and then buying steel from overseas i
Buying steel overseas is ‘unfair’ – CEO
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 minutes ago
Governments taxing Australian steelmakers and then buying steel from overseas is “unfair”, according to BlueScope CEO Paul O’Malley. Governments need to take taxes paid by Australian steelmakers into account when comparing prices with overseas... Read more
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