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The Age
Vales Point power station privatisation put before auditor-generalThe $1 million sale of a coal-fired power station by the NSW government has bee
The Age / Posted a minute ago
The $1 million sale of a coal-fired power station by the NSW government has been referred to the state's Auditor-General after it emerged the plant's new owners revalued it as being worth $730 million. The Vales Point coal-fired power station was... Read more
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asianage
Sensex trims initial gains, Nifty trades above 10,200 markMumbai: The BSE Sensex trimmed initial gains but the NSE Nifty was trading abov
asianage / Posted a minute ago
Mumbai: The BSE Sensex trimmed initial gains but the NSE Nifty was trading above 10,200 mark in late morning session backed by sustained buying mainly in realty, metal, banking, power, oil and gas and utilities stocks amid firm Asian cues. The... Read more
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asianage
Govt scraps penalty on delayed filing of GST returns for Aug, SeptMumbai: The government on Tuesday waived off penalty on delayed filing of initi
asianage / Posted a minute ago
Mumbai: The government on Tuesday waived off penalty on delayed filing of initial GST returns for the months of August and September. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley confirmed the crucial decision in a tweet. "To facilitate taxpayers, late fee on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Targets 60% Agriculture Export EarningsGovernment is targeting to increase agriculture's contribution to national expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Government is targeting to increase agriculture's contribution to national export earnings to around 60 percent by next year from the current 35 percent, due to a number policy interventions that it has lined up to improve the sector. This comes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finance Minister Names New Deputy MD of Social Security FundFinance minister Matia Kasaija has appointed Mr Patrick Ayota as the new Nation
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Finance minister Matia Kasaija has appointed Mr Patrick Ayota as the new National Social Security Fund (NSSF) deputy Managing director to replace Ms Geraldine Ssali. The minister, as recommended by the Fund's board, declined to renew Ms Ssali's... Read more
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Variety
Ikebukuro Move Puts Tokyo Market in Growth Mode, says Yasushi ShiinaThe relocation of the TIFFCOM market from the Tokyo Bay area to a new venue in
Variety / Posted 2 minutes ago
The relocation of the TIFFCOM market from the Tokyo Bay area to a new venue in Ikebukuro, was needed for growth, says Yasushi Shiina, the market’s new chief. Former director of the Tokyo International Film Festival and executive at media powerhouse... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Seeks to Raise Savings to 20%The government has once again reiterated its commitment to raise the savings ra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The government has once again reiterated its commitment to raise the savings rate from the current 10.2 per cent to 20 per cent of the Growth Domestic Product by 2020 in order to trigger investment of 30 per cent of GDP. While officially kicking off... Read more
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Reuters
Japan Abe's election win to boost his hand on pro-growth policies: FitchTOKYO (Reuters) - The victory of premier Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc in a weekend
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The victory of premier Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc in a weekend election should strengthen his hand in adopting pro-growth economic policies and his pledge to proceed with a scheduled sales tax will help reduce debt, Fitch Ratings said... Read more
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Swissinfo
Novartis Plans to Give Ailing Alcon More Time for Turnaround(Bloomberg) -- Novartis AG plans to give its ailing Alcon eye-care division an
Swissinfo / Posted 4 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Novartis AG plans to give its ailing Alcon eye-care division an additional year and a half to rebound before deciding whether to spin it off. The business is starting to show signs of a turnaround and “has the potential to grow sales... Read more
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Reuters
Canon raises annual profit forecast on growing demand for OLED equipmentTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast on Tuesday, its third upward revision this year, on the back of expanding demand for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production equipment. Canon, which also... Read more
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Reuters
Oil firm Aker BP in $2 billion deal to buy Norway unit of HessOSLO (Reuters) - Aker BP has agreed to buy the Norwegian unit of U.S. oil firm
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
OSLO (Reuters) - Aker BP has agreed to buy the Norwegian unit of U.S. oil firm Hess in a $2 billion deal, the companies said on Tuesday. Hess is the latest global oil company to abandon or scale back its presence in Norway, following partial... Read more
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Reuters
Asian shares hover near recent highs; NZ$ at five-month lowsSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares held near recent decade highs on Tuesday and ma
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares held near recent decade highs on Tuesday and major currencies kept to narrow ranges, while the New Zealand dollar stumbled to five-month lows as the incoming Labour coalition’s policies unsettled investors. Prime... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ulster Bank to sell six Northern Ireland branches The former Ulster Bank branch at Main Street, Bangor October 24 2017 Ulst
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 minutes ago
The former Ulster Bank branch at Main Street, Bangor October 24 2017 Ulster Bank has put six of its former branches in Northern Ireland up for... Read more
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The Border Mail
Border Express acquires NSW carrier Rossfreight Express in expansion moveBorder Express' Mostafa Kassaby with Rossfreight owner Ray Pershouse. ALBURY-W
The Border Mail / Posted 12 minutes ago
Border Express' Mostafa Kassaby with Rossfreight owner Ray Pershouse. ALBURY-WODONGA based freight provider Border Express is set to expand its operation after the acquisition of Rossfreight Express. While the cost of the acquisition has not been... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA: Don’t discount use of PIC money to keep SAA going Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is expected to spell out the details of the em
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 minutes ago
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is expected to spell out the details of the emergency funding in his first mid-term budget policy statement on Wednesday. FILE: An SAA aircraft. Picture: Elmond... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
More steel jobs possible for WollongongImportant agreement could create steel jobs in Wollongong: Bisalloy Steel chief
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 minutes ago
Important agreement could create steel jobs in Wollongong: Bisalloy Steel chief executive and managing director Greg Albert with Rheinmetall Defence Australia managing director Gary Stewart in front of Rheinmetall’s BOXER Combat Reconnaissance... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bisalloy’s Unanderra workforce steeled to provide more armour for Australia’s defenceBusiness allies: Bisalloy Steel Group's Greg Albert and Rheinmetall Defence Aus
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 minutes ago
Business allies: Bisalloy Steel Group's Greg Albert and Rheinmetall Defence Australia's Gary Stewart. Picture: Greg Ellis. Rheinmetall Defence Australia officials visited Bisalloy Steel Group on Tuesday to update the 70 employees about their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Swiss drugs maker Novartis reports 7 percent rise in 3Q netGENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income ro
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 minutes ago
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent in the third quarter behind growth for its psoriasis treatment Cosentyx, its eye care business and several cancer drugs. The Basel-based company says net... Read more
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FOX Business
Swiss drugs maker Novartis reports 7 percent rise in 3Q netSwiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent i
FOX Business / Posted 16 minutes ago
Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent in the third quarter behind growth for its psoriasis treatment Cosentyx, its eye care business and several cancer drugs. The Basel-based company says net earnings rose to... Read more
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FOX Business
Swiss drugs maker Novartis reports 7 percent rise in 3Q netGENEVA – Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7
FOX Business / Posted 16 minutes ago
GENEVA – Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent in the third quarter behind growth for its psoriasis treatment Cosentyx, its eye care business and several cancer drugs. Continue Reading Below The Basel-based... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
PCCI recognizes ZC as finalist in biz-friendly tiltThe Philippine Chamber of Commerce Inc. (PCCI) has recognized local government
Zamboanga Today / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce Inc. (PCCI) has recognized local government units (LGUs) that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in instituting good governance reforms to promote trade and investments, employment, transparency, accountability... Read more
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TheBull
Miners drive market to a small gainThe share market overcame a soft start to end the day slightly higher as streng
TheBull / Posted 21 minutes ago
The share market overcame a soft start to end the day slightly higher as strength among miners and utility companies offset weakness for the energy producers. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 edged 3.6 points higher to 5,897.6 points. Phillip Capital... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Online holiday shopping is poised to beat in-store sales for the first time ever — and it's terrible news for retailers like Sears and Macy'sPeople say they plan to spend more money online than in stores this holiday sho
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 minutes ago
People say they plan to spend more money online than in stores this holiday shopping season. This is the first year in Deloitte's annual survey that shoppers have predicted their online purchases will exceed what they buy in-store. For the first... Read more
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The Borneo Post
“Sarawak needs own Digital Free Trade Zone’There is need for Sarawak to have own DFTZ. Reuters file photo for illustration
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 minutes ago
There is need for Sarawak to have own DFTZ. Reuters file photo for illustration purpose KUCHING: There is a need for Sarawak to have its own version of Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) in the near future. Minister of International Trade and... Read more
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Perth Now
Gas giant offers government peace dealA GAS giant involved in a long-running stand-off with the Victorian government
Perth Now / Posted 25 minutes ago
A GAS giant involved in a long-running stand-off with the Victorian government has offered a peace deal which it claims can resolve the state’s potential supply woes. Lakes Oil, part-owned by mining billionaire Gina Rinehart, believes it can produce... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NSW govt questioned over asset saleThe NSW government is being asked how a coal-fired power station sold by the st
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 minutes ago
The NSW government is being asked how a coal-fired power station sold by the state in late 2015 has skyrocketed in value now that it's in private hands. The Vales Point power station was sold by the Baird government in November 2015 for $1 million... Read more
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Sky News Australia
'Shocked' Lew takes aim at Myer boardSolomon Lew has launched a new attack on the board of Myer and called on shareh
Sky News Australia / Posted 26 minutes ago
Solomon Lew has launched a new attack on the board of Myer and called on shareholders to help him oust the department store's directors at next month's annual general meeting. Citing a falling share price, failing customer service and poor... Read more
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WA Today
ASX in holding pattern as banks slipThe Australian sharemarket consolidated around the five-and-half-month high it
WA Today / Posted 26 minutes ago
The Australian sharemarket consolidated around the five-and-half-month high it hit late last week as a two-week run of gains runs out of puff. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index ended the session 3 points higher at 5897, while the All Ordinaries closed... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Australian Bureau of Statistics to cut staff by 17% and axe some key surveys that explain the economyPhoto: Getty Images. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will cut staff
Business Insider Australia / Posted 26 minutes ago
Photo: Getty Images. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will cut staff number by 17% over the next two years, as the organisation continues to struggle under the weight of government funding reductions. The job cuts will amount to around 480... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vocus chairman sorry for 'unpleasant' yearVocus chairman Vaughan Bowen has apologised to the data network company's share
Sky News Australia / Posted 26 minutes ago
Vocus chairman Vaughan Bowen has apologised to the data network company's shareholders for what he says was 'not a good year'. Mr Bowen described 2016/17 as an 'exceptionally intense' and 'unpleasant period' after management changes, an earnings... Read more
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