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Business Spectator
Aust dollar below US70c in late tradeOngoing global economic worries have pushed the Australian dollar to a fresh si
Aust dollar below US70c in late trade
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
Ongoing global economic worries have pushed the Australian dollar to a fresh six year low. At 1700 AEST on Friday, the currency was trading at 69.83 US cents, down from 70.16 cents on Thursday. It hit a low of 69.59 US cents on Friday afternoon,... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aussie dollar not too weakTreasurer Joe Hockey says the Australian dollar, now sitting below 70 US cents,
Aussie dollar not too weak
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
Treasurer Joe Hockey says the Australian dollar, now sitting below 70 US cents, isn't too low. Mr Hockey said he would leave judgment of fair value of the Australian dollar to the markets. But many Australian exporters had struggled when the... Read more
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Business Spectator
European stocks open sharply lowerEuropean stocks have retreated in opening trade, giving back much of their gain
European stocks open sharply lower
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
European stocks have retreated in opening trade, giving back much of their gains made the previous day, as investors showed caution ahead of a jobs report that could be key in determining whether US interest rates rise later this month. London's... Read more
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Business Spectator
China prepares to take the wheel at the G20The G20 is often referred to as the world’s ‘steering committee’ and in less th
China prepares to take the wheel at the G20
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
The G20 is often referred to as the world’s ‘steering committee’ and in less than five months China will be firmly behind the wheel. At recent G20 summits and meetings in Beijing and Shanghai, government officials, academics and business... Read more
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Business Spectator
The Week AheadEmployment dominates domestic data After the tsunami of economic data over the
The Week Ahead
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
Employment dominates domestic data After the tsunami of economic data over the past week, another round of top-tier economic indicators is expected in the coming week. In fact, at least another six economic indicators are due for release in... Read more
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Business Spectator
Picks of the WeekA ‘full house’ alert for global equitiesRobert GottliebsenMorgan Stanley's timi
Picks of the Week
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
A ‘full house’ alert for global equitiesRobert GottliebsenMorgan Stanley's timing indicators suggest the worst may be over for global equities, but China remains a concern for the Australian sharemarket. China's debt problem is the real concernPeter... Read more
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NZCity
NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly declineThe New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.5 per cent weekly drop against the gr
NZ dollar heads for 1.5% weekly decline
NZCity / Posted a minute ago
The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.5 per cent weekly drop against the greenback as investors continue to spurn risk-sensitive assets against the backdrop of weak Chinese stock markets. The kiwi fell to 63.59 US cents at 5pm in Wellington form... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Campbell Soup’s cost-cutting helps it beat analysts’ profit estimatesEarnings: Campbell Soup Co. said on Thursday its quarterly profit slightly to
Campbell Soup’s cost-cutting helps it beat analysts’ profit estimates
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Earnings: Campbell Soup Co. said on Thursday its quarterly profit slightly topped expectations, thanks to a higher gross margin achieved by the company’s cost-cutting amid a... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comThe Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Chris Cardona h
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Chris Cardona handed out funds at this year’s €100,000 Seed Fund Award during a ceremony on Wednesday which was presided over by the Rector of the University of Malta, Prof. Juanito... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Severn Trent Water deny winter supply problem claims « Shropshire StarThe GMB union had demanded that regulator Ofwat investigate the reasons behind
Severn Trent Water deny winter supply problem claims « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
The GMB union had demanded that regulator Ofwat investigate the reasons behind an increase in Severn Trent’s estimates of background consumption among customers. The union, which represents water workers, had claimed that the increase was masking a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Max’s brings Sizzlin’ Steak to VietnamLEADING Philippine casual dining group Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) is set to bring
Max’s brings Sizzlin’ Steak to Vietnam
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 minutes ago
LEADING Philippine casual dining group Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI) is set to bring to Vietnam Sizzlin’ Steak, its homegrown brand serving premium meals on a hot plate system. MGI recently signed a development agreement with L Concepts Limited (L... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOJ drops case against Alliance Select on opening of booksTHE Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed charges filed by a group of Singa
DOJ drops case against Alliance Select on opening of books
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 minutes ago
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed charges filed by a group of Singapore-based minority shareholders against Alliance Select Foods International’s top officials who had allegedly conspired to prevent them from scrutinizing the books of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Indian drugmaker Cipla pushes into U.S. with two dealsAn employee works at the reception area of Cipla at its headquarters in Mumbai,
Indian drugmaker Cipla pushes into U.S. with two deals
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 minutes ago
An employee works at the reception area of Cipla at its headquarters in Mumbai, India June 17, 2015. MUMBAI Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd (CIPL.NS) is set to buy two U.S. generics businesses in cash deals worth $550 million, it said on Friday,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Bwin admits investors split on its backing of GVC takeoverBetting company Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG logo is pictured with chips a
Bwin admits investors split on its backing of GVC takeover
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 minutes ago
Betting company Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG logo is pictured with chips and cards on a poker table during an event in Paris, December 3, 2010. LONDON Online gambling firm Bwin.party (BPTY.L), which on Friday accepted a 1.06 billion pound... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Italy may raise 2015 growth forecast after data - minister to paperItalian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a news conference with the f
Italy may raise 2015 growth forecast after data - minister to paper
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 minutes ago
Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a news conference with the foreign press in Rome, Italy, August 4, 2015. MILAN The Italian government may raise its 2015 economic growth forecast after recent data showed a rise in job creation and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Top PSE listed firms improve corporate governance The Philippines’ Top 100 publicly listed companies (PLCs) continued to improv
Top PSE listed firms improve corporate governance
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Philippines’ Top 100 publicly listed companies (PLCs) continued to improve their overall governance scores for the third successive year, according to the 2014 Asian Development Bank (ADB)... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Inflationary pressures on the rise in the euro zone - ECRI indicatorLONDON Inflationary pressures in the euro zone have inched up, suggesting price
Inflationary pressures on the rise in the euro zone - ECRI indicator
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON Inflationary pressures in the euro zone have inched up, suggesting prices will rise in the bloc in the coming months, according to an indicator issued on Friday that is designed to predict cyclical trends. The Eurozone Future Inflation Gauge... Read more
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The Age
Falling dollar will see prices of household goods riseThe low dollar is a plus for exporters and those receiving dividends in US curr
Falling dollar will see prices of household goods rise
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
The low dollar is a plus for exporters and those receiving dividends in US currency. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australians can expect to pay much more for their fridges and lounge sets in coming months after the dollar dropped to a six-and-a-half-year... Read more
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The Irish Times
Belfast developer Gareth Graham claims Cerberus ‘ruthless’ Graham tells Stormont inquiry US firm had adopted approach that was unreasonab
Belfast developer Gareth Graham claims Cerberus ‘ruthless’
The Irish Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Graham tells Stormont inquiry US firm had adopted approach that was unreasonable Property developer Gareth Graham (centre) leaving Stormont after speaking to the inquiry about his dealings... Read more
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The Irish Times
GVC says Bwin accepts its €1.5 billion takeover offer Isle of Man-based GVC wins four-month battle with 888 to acquire Bwin.party T
GVC says Bwin accepts its €1.5 billion takeover offer
The Irish Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Isle of Man-based GVC wins four-month battle with 888 to acquire Bwin.party The Bwin.party Digital Entertainment online poker app . GVC said on Friday that Bwin.party had accepted its £1.12... Read more
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Market Watch
French consumer confidence stable in AugustPARIS--French consumer confidence was stable in August at a level below the lon
French consumer confidence stable in August
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
PARIS--French consumer confidence was stable in August at a level below the long term average. Consumer confidence in the eurozone's second-largest economy was 93 in August, seven points below the long term average of 100, statistics agency Insee... Read more
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The Star
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion poundsHONG KONG (Reuters) - Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month coul
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion pounds
The Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month could generate insurance losses of up to $3.3 billion (2.16 billion pounds), reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company said in a report on Friday, nearly double what some... Read more
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Market Watch
Nikkei falls to its lowest level since FebruaryJapanese stocks fell to their lowest level in nearly seven months on Friday as
Nikkei falls to its lowest level since February
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Japanese stocks fell to their lowest level in nearly seven months on Friday as market participants reduced stockholdings ahead of important U.S. jobs data. The Nikkei Stock Average NIK, -2.15% fell 390.23 points, or 2.2%, to 17,792.16, the lowest... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed's Kocherlakota opposes 2015 fed-fund rate hikeNEW YORK--Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota a
Fed's Kocherlakota opposes 2015 fed-fund rate hike
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
NEW YORK--Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota again argued on Thursday against any move by the U.S. central bank to raise short-term interest rates this year. Given that inflation has been and is likely to remain for... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB leaves interest rates at record lowsFRANKFURT--The European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged at recor
ECB leaves interest rates at record lows
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged at record lows Thursday, as a sluggish eurozone economy and persistently weak inflation have raised hopes that the ECB will eventually beef up its stimulus programs. The ECB left... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent Crude was 1.28% lower to US$50.03 per barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Rin
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
Energy Brent Crude was 1.28% lower to US$50.03 per barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Ringgit was down 0.23% to 4.2583 at 2.58pm. Top foreign newsInvestor flight from US stocks fails to lift bond market: The "flight to safety" into bonds many expected when US... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plansBEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to s
China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 6 minutes ago
BEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to stop a stock market bust. The maker of electrical equipment, part of a technology industry the ruling Communist Party wants to promote, hoped to raise 200 million yuan... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Falling dollar will see prices of household goods riseThe low dollar is a plus for exporters and those receiving dividends in US curr
Falling dollar will see prices of household goods rise
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
The low dollar is a plus for exporters and those receiving dividends in US currency. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer Australians can expect to pay much more for their fridges and lounge sets in coming months after the dollar dropped to a six-and-a-half-year... Read more
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Salon.com
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversialYou Might Also Like In addition, the groups’ association with the government h
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
Salon.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
You Might Also Like In addition, the groups’ association with the government has made them vulnerable to political attacks. In 2011, the White House delayed a decision to approve a Christmas tree promotion program after conservatives accused the... Read more
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Salon.com
China’s stock rescue jolts companies, reform plansBEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing’s frantic effort to s
China’s stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans
Salon.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
BEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing’s frantic effort to stop a stock market bust. The maker of electrical equipment, part of a technology industry the ruling Communist Party wants to promote, hoped to raise 200 million yuan... Read more
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