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Salon.com
World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatileHONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confi
World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatile
Salon.com / Posted a minute ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confidence remains fragile amid ongoing concerns over the global economy in the wake of the volatility in Chinese markets, and a possible U.S. interest rate rise later this... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate ChangeAirbnb may become the biggest platform for political organizing that Chris Leha
Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate Change
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
Airbnb may become the biggest platform for political organizing that Chris Lehane has ever gotten his hands on. The home-renting service last week hired the longtime Democratic strategist as its first-ever head of global policy. Lehane previously... Read more
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Business Standard India
Commexes turnover rises 13.55% till Aug 15Much of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by
Commexes turnover rises 13.55% till Aug 15
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Much of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by metals and agricultural commoditiesMuch of the volumes were generated in energy items like crude oil, followed by metals and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Internet user base in India at 302 mn, set for exponential growthHowever, it took just one year to move from 200 to 300 million users. According
Internet user base in India at 302 mn, set for exponential growth
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
However, it took just one year to move from 200 to 300 million users. According to the consolidated number by industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the number of Internet users in India reached 302 million by December 2014,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold imports jump 40% in eight monthsSudheesh Nambiath, Senior Analyst, Precious Metals, GFMS Thomson Reuters said,
Gold imports jump 40% in eight months
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Sudheesh Nambiath, Senior Analyst, Precious Metals, GFMS Thomson Reuters said, "In next four months of the 2015 another 300 tones of imports is likely to happen for domestic market use." Imports in the month of August are estimated between 85-100... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian govt has taken significant changes on foreign investment inflows: Kevin RuddThe key question here is one of identifying areas of regulatory change, which I
Indian govt has taken significant changes on foreign investment inflows: Kevin Rudd
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
The key question here is one of identifying areas of regulatory change, which India wishes to make. APEC can also be used as an effective sounding board for that and building support mechanism. And finally, bringing about those changes at a timing... Read more
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Business Standard India
UP sugar mills to get booster shot of Rs 3,200 crThe massive sugarcane arrears of about Rs 6,800 crore on private sugar mills in
UP sugar mills to get booster shot of Rs 3,200 cr
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
The massive sugarcane arrears of about Rs 6,800 crore on private sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh is likely to cut by almost half with the state relief package of almost Rs 2,100 crore coupled with the central soft loan component of Rs 1,200 crore. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
ONGC counts benefits of crude oil's dropState-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country's largest explora
ONGC counts benefits of crude oil's drop
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country's largest exploration and production company, is making the most of the drop in crude oil prices by renegotiating service contracts with drillers and others. ONGC says the drop in crude... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'PH economy very resilient,' amid China, US woesMANILA – The Philippine economy remains resilient to "external shocks," particu
'PH economy very resilient,' amid China, US woes
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
MANILA – The Philippine economy remains resilient to "external shocks," particularly the slowdown in China's economic growth and possible effects of the US Federal Reserve rate hike, National Treasurer Roberto Tan said on Wednesday. Tan said the... Read more
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Mortgage Introducer
There's more 2 life than arrangement feesStuart Wilson, marketing director at more 2 life, said: "We've been listening t
There's more 2 life than arrangement fees
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 9 minutes ago
Stuart Wilson, marketing director at more 2 life, said: "We've been listening to advisers and the clear message from them paying upfront charges can sometimes be difficult for customers and that plans needed to change to reflect that."Making plans... Read more
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Mortgage Introducer
Wright gets Cross as Bacon steps downWright said: "We would really like to express our sincere thanks and appreciati
Wright gets Cross as Bacon steps down
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 9 minutes ago
Wright said: "We would really like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to Nick for all the hard work and support he has provided over the past few years, covering a period of great change not just for Personal Touch but also for the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Insider buying spreads to other sectors on TSXAmid the broad market selloff, some compelling stock buys may be opening up in
Insider buying spreads to other sectors on TSX
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
Amid the broad market selloff, some compelling stock buys may be opening up in a wider range of sectors. That's at least the signal being sent by corporate insiders. Buying activity among executives has expanded from energy to several sectors,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Markets set to bounce after selloffJennifer Dowty, Chartered Financial Analyst, writes exclusively for Globe Unlim
Markets set to bounce after selloff
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
Jennifer Dowty, Chartered Financial Analyst, writes exclusively for Globe Unlimited subscribers. The Before the Bell report is updated throughout the premarket to reflect latest developments. Good Wednesday morning to you. Markets are set for a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Target Canada spars with creditors over debt claimsA new battle is brewing over $1.9-billion of intercompany claims in Target Cana
Target Canada spars with creditors over debt claims
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
A new battle is brewing over $1.9-billion of intercompany claims in Target Canada’s collapse as creditors push to free up money for their own debts. The monitor in the Target Canada insolvency case says the $1.9-billion debt the chain has said it... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian economy not anywhere close to its full potential: CEA Arvind Subramanian Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said there is a
Indian economy not anywhere close to its full potential: CEA Arvind Subramanian
New Kerala / Posted 11 minutes ago
Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said there is a lot of slack in the Indian economy, and even if India is recovering, it is not close to... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress slams government over decision to waive tax of FIIs The Congress on Wednesday slammed the central government over its decision to
Congress slams government over decision to waive tax of FIIs
New Kerala / Posted 11 minutes ago
The Congress on Wednesday slammed the central government over its decision to waive Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on capital gains made by FIIs, saying "it once again proved that the Modi... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Survey: Wisconsin farmland values dip in 2nd quarter of 2015MILWAUKEE (AP) - A survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago says the val
Survey: Wisconsin farmland values dip in 2nd quarter of 2015
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 minutes ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago says the value of Wisconsin farmland in its district fell about 2 percent from April through June. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the survey also showed the value of "good"... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
100,000 Tekun Nasional Fund borrowers fail to settle loans Published: 2 September 2015 8:25 PM Over 100,946 borrowers of the Tekun Nasi
100,000 Tekun Nasional Fund borrowers fail to settle loans
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 2 September 2015 8:25 PM Over 100,946 borrowers of the Tekun Nasional Fund failed to repay loans amounting to about RM675 million. In a statement today, managing director and... Read more
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BBC News
New ranges send Lego sales soaring in first halfNew Jurassic World and Elves ranges have helped Lego post double-digit sales gr
New ranges send Lego sales soaring in first half
BBC News / Posted 13 minutes ago
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges have helped Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year. The Danish toy company said that revenue rose 23% to 14.1bn kroner (£1.4bn) for the six months to 30 June. Net profit for... Read more
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iol.co.za
Oil price slips backNew York - Crude dropped below $45 a barrel before US government data forecast
Oil price slips back
iol.co.za / Posted 15 minutes ago
New York - Crude dropped below $45 a barrel before US government data forecast to show stockpiles expanded in the world’s biggest oil consumer. Futures slid as much as 3.4 percent in New York, extending Tuesday’s 7.7 percent decline. Inventories... Read more
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Quartz
Uber bends its business model to offer cash payments across all of India - Quartz Please take note In India, Uber has realised, cash is king. In ano
Uber bends its business model to offer cash payments across all of India
Quartz / Posted 16 minutes ago
- Quartz Please take note In India, Uber has realised, cash is king. In another two weeks, India will... Read more
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Paris Express
New rules give three days to think about purchase of a homePeople taking out mortgages to buy a home are now entitled to three days to rev
New rules give three days to think about purchase of a home
Paris Express / Posted 17 minutes ago
People taking out mortgages to buy a home are now entitled to three days to review the forms before signing anything. The provisions commonly called as the Know Before You Owe rule went into effect Aug. 1. “Mortgages are complex transactions that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Impact of Declining Crude Oil Prices On Marginal Field Operations'Wole Adefila is the Operations Director, Frontier Oil Limited. He started his c
'Impact of Declining Crude Oil Prices On Marginal Field Operations'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
Wole Adefila is the Operations Director, Frontier Oil Limited. He started his career as a Seismologist and working with a number of international seismic acquisition companies like Shell. He spoke with Roseline Okere at the end of facility tour to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Challenges, Way Forward for NNPC, Oil IndustryComrade Brown Ogbeifun, until his retirement last month, was Industrial Relatio
Challenges, Way Forward for NNPC, Oil Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
Comrade Brown Ogbeifun, until his retirement last month, was Industrial Relations Manager, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. He was also the President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chams Considers BPO After Shutting Down Digital MallChief Executive Officer of Chams Plc, Demola Aladekomo ; Director-General, Nati
Chams Considers BPO After Shutting Down Digital Mall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
Chief Executive Officer of Chams Plc, Demola Aladekomo ; Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Peter Jack; Commercial Director at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Bilal Al Rais; former President of Nigeria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Signs Into Law U.S.$622.7 Million Budget for FY2015/2016President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the National Budget in the
Ellen Signs Into Law U.S.$622.7 Million Budget for FY2015/2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the National Budget in the amount of US$622,743,420 (six hundred twenty two million seven hundred forty three thousand four hundred and twenty United States Dollars) for Fiscal Year 2015/2016. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unmil Chinese Police Beats Chest On Core ValuesA Senior officer of the Chinese Formed Police Unit at UNMIL says since its arri
Unmil Chinese Police Beats Chest On Core Values
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 minutes ago
A Senior officer of the Chinese Formed Police Unit at UNMIL says since its arrival in Greenville, Sinoe County, the unit has upheld the UN core values of "integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity." Police Commissioner LI Peisen said the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Voters to decide whether to raise Thibodaux sales taxTHIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A half-cent sales tax increase will go before Thibodaux v
Voters to decide whether to raise Thibodaux sales tax
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 minutes ago
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A half-cent sales tax increase will go before Thibodaux voters next spring, bringing sales tax within city limits to 8.95 cents on the dollar if approved. The Thibodaux City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve holding a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Terrebonne board approves using BP money for constructionHOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish School Board has decided to use proceed
Terrebonne board approves using BP money for construction
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 minutes ago
HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish School Board has decided to use proceeds from the BP oil spill settlement on future construction projects. The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1Q885LH) schools Superintendent Philip Martin said Tuesday night... Read more
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Reuters
Futures up as China fears ease; U.S. private jobs data eyedA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the market closes
Futures up as China fears ease; U.S. private jobs data eyed
Reuters / Posted 22 minutes ago
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as the market closes for the day in New York September 1, 2015. U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after fresh intervention from China to support its markets helped calm jittery... Read more
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