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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 a minute 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 a minute 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 a minute 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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Quincy Herald-Whig
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversialWASHINGTON (AP) - The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 2 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?" They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Department and paid for by the industries that vote to... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX posts hefty loss in week of wild swingsThe ASX finished higher on Friday, but recorded the worst week in three months.
ASX posts hefty loss in week of wild swings
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The ASX finished higher on Friday, but recorded the worst week in three months. Photo: Peter Braig The Australian sharemarket began September on a sour note, recording its worst week in three months after disappointing data from at home and abroad... Read more
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Canberra Times
Dastyari sees Dracula behind the DollarmitesSenator Sam Dastyari questions whether banks should be in schools providing fin
Dastyari sees Dracula behind the Dollarmites
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Senator Sam Dastyari questions whether banks should be in schools providing financial advice Photo: Daniel Munoz Watch out kids, Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has your Commonwealth Bank Dollarmite account in his sights. At a Melbourne hearing of his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Communique will not urge Fed against rate hikes: G20 delegateEmerging markets have voiced concern about the possibility and timing of rate h
Communique will not urge Fed against rate hikes: G20 delegate
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Emerging markets have voiced concern about the possibility and timing of rate hikes by the Federal Reserve but a G20 communique from a meeting of finance chiefs in Turkey will not urge the US central bank against such moves, a delegate said on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Zinc falls by 0.4% in line with global trendSpeculators trimmed positions, tracking a weak global trendZinc futures traded
Zinc falls by 0.4% in line with global trend
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Speculators trimmed positions, tracking a weak global trendZinc futures traded 0.37% lower at Rs 119.90 per kg today after speculators trimmed positions, tracking a weak global trend.Zinc futures traded... Read more
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Business Standard India
Keep e-shopping expectations lowFor sometime to come, e-commerce firms may have to bank on the urban population
Keep e-shopping expectations low
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
For sometime to come, e-commerce firms may have to bank on the urban population for sales growth as only one in seven Indians is able to do any meaningful activity with their computers/smartphones. Akhilesh Tilotia of Kotak Institutional Equities in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jyothy Laboratories nears record highShares of Jyothy Laboratories were trading higher by 5% to Rs 322 on the BSE in
Jyothy Laboratories nears record high
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Shares of Jyothy Laboratories were trading higher by 5% to Rs 322 on the BSE in an otherwise weak market amid reports that German consumer products company Henkel AG plans to buy a 26% stake in local fabric whitener and detergent maker. On news... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold rises by 0.4% in futures tradeParticipants widened their positions even as it weakened in global marketsGold
Gold rises by 0.4% in futures trade
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
Participants widened their positions even as it weakened in global marketsGold rose by Rs 107 to Rs 26,694 per 10 grams in futures trade today after participants widened their positions even as it weakened in global... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Paddy Tipping says budget cuts will causePolice forces around the country will have to make fundamental changes to how i
Paddy Tipping says budget cuts will cause
Nottingham Post / Posted 6 minutes ago
Police forces around the country will have to make fundamental changes to how it is structured, police and crime commissioners have said in their analysis of budget cuts for the next five years. The analysis said PCCs recognise that part of their... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin's China Visit Fails to Snag Major Project FinancingPresident Vladimir Putin's visit to China produced a clutch of new deals on Thu
Putin's China Visit Fails to Snag Major Project Financing
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
President Vladimir Putin's visit to China produced a clutch of new deals on Thursday, but failed to secure funding for vital infrastructure projects, underscoring the limits to a relationship Moscow casts as a counterweight to the West. Increasingly... Read more
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Irish Examiner
10,000 new houses would bring 25,000 more jobs: ParlonThe economy could get a huge boost if 10,000 more houses are built a year, acco
10,000 new houses would bring 25,000 more jobs: Parlon
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 minutes ago
The economy could get a huge boost if 10,000 more houses are built a year, according to the Construction Industry Federation. Director general of the CIF Tom Parlon said 10,000 more houses would employ an extra 25,000 people and would help to meet... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housingFAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school
Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 minutes ago
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens. Developers say the project at the former Miller Junior High School Building will include 26 two-bedroom and 22 one-bedroom... Read more
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New Kerala
PM thanks media for success of Swachh Bharat Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday acknowledged the support of the media
PM thanks media for success of Swachh Bharat
New Kerala / Posted 11 minutes ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday acknowledged the support of the media in the success of his ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission. "Media supported the Swachh Bharat Mission a lot, they came out to... Read more
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New Kerala
Sensex tanks 486 points during noon session A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Inde
Sensex tanks 486 points during noon session
New Kerala / Posted 11 minutes ago
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday tanked 486.23 points or 1.89 percent during the noon session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National... Read more
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Japan Today
Medical spending in Japan to top Y40 tril in FY 2014 ‹ Japan TodayJapan’s medical expenses in the year to March 2015 are certain to hit a new hig
Medical spending in Japan to top Y40 tril in FY 2014 ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Japan’s medical expenses in the year to March 2015 are certain to hit a new high above 40 trillion yen on the back of the nation’s graying population, health ministry data shows. Spending is likely to set a record for the 12th straight year as the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Swedish investment fund puts Koole tank storage up for saleSwedish investment house EQT is in the process of selling Dutch tank storage co
Swedish investment fund puts Koole tank storage up for sale
DutchNews.nl / Posted 11 minutes ago
Swedish investment house EQT is in the process of selling Dutch tank storage company Koole which could raise up to €1bn, the Financieele Dagblad said on Friday. EQT owns 85% of the shares in Koole. The rest are owned by the Koole family and the... Read more
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Japan Today
Fiscal 2016/17 budget requests hit record Y102.4 tril ‹ Japan TodayJapan’s government offices have requested 102.4099 trillion yen ($852.14 billio
Fiscal 2016/17 budget requests hit record Y102.4 tril ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Japan’s government offices have requested 102.4099 trillion yen ($852.14 billion) for an annual budget for the next fiscal year from April 2016, the biggest amount ever, government sources told Reuters on Thursday. The spending requests got a boost... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Muhibbah rises on RM950m Petronas contract, TP upgrade Published: 4 September 2015 3:06 PM Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd rose as muc
Muhibbah rises on RM950m Petronas contract, TP upgrade
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 4 September 2015 3:06 PM Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd rose as much as 10 sen or 5% after the company said it secured a construction project within Petroliam Nasional Bhd's (Petronas)... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
IFCA most active on Indonesian distributor buy Published: 4 September 2015 3:04 PM IFCA MSC Bhd rose as much as seven sen o
IFCA most active on Indonesian distributor buy
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 4 September 2015 3:04 PM IFCA MSC Bhd rose as much as seven sen or 10% on news of the software entity's RM32 million acquisition of PT IFCA Consulting Indonesia (PICI). IFCA signed a... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
HeveaBoard sees 15% more revenue from Japan in FY15 Published: 4 September 2015 3:09 PM HeveaBoard Bhd, which is still in talks
HeveaBoard sees 15% more revenue from Japan in FY15
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 4 September 2015 3:09 PM HeveaBoard Bhd, which is still in talks with SHH Resources Holdings Bhd for a possible merger or acquisition, expects to see revenue from Japan to grow by 15%... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Genting gets nod to up stake in Aussie casino operator Published: 4 September 2015 3:17 PM The New South Wales (NSW) state gaming r
Genting gets nod to up stake in Aussie casino operator
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 4 September 2015 3:17 PM The New South Wales (NSW) state gaming regulator has granted permission to Genting Hong Kong to lift its stake in casino operator Echo Entertainment to up to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Najib gesa pembikin filem hasilkan karya bertaraf antarabangsa Published: 4 September 2015 3:10 PM Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk
Najib gesa pembikin filem hasilkan karya bertaraf antarabangsa
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 4 September 2015 3:10 PM Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said (tengah) mewakili Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak menghadiri majlis... Read more
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Northern Star
Fat Cattle Report: More than 700 head soldRay Donovan Stock and Station Agents There were 733 head of cattle yarded at t
Fat Cattle Report: More than 700 head sold
Northern Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
Ray Donovan Stock and Station Agents There were 733 head of cattle yarded at the Grafton Fat Cattle Sale 1st September 2015. Another excellent sale this week, although not as many good bullocks on offer. All export cattle sold to a similar rates... Read more
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Northern Star
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgetsTHE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments agai
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgets
Northern Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
THE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments against selling off assets for a quick buck. In a speech in Sydney on Friday, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims said governments needed to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand skittish in early tradeJohannesburg - South Africa's rand ploughed 11-day lows against the dollar on F
Rand skittish in early trade
iol.co.za / Posted 15 minutes ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand ploughed 11-day lows against the dollar on Friday, and was likely to remain under pressure ahead of United States jobs data that analysts expected to boost the case for the Federal Reserve to start raising interest... Read more
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iol.co.za
ARM earnings plunge 58%Johannesburg - South African diversified mining group African Rainbow Minerals
ARM earnings plunge 58%
iol.co.za / Posted 15 minutes ago
Johannesburg - South African diversified mining group African Rainbow Minerals posted a 58-percent fall in annual headline earnings on Friday, reflecting lower commodity prices which forced it to shut down several manganese alloy furnaces. It said... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgetsTHE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments agai
ACCC warns states against privatisation to boost budgets
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 minutes ago
THE head of the nation's competition watchdog has warned state governments against selling off assets for a quick buck. In a speech in Sydney on Friday, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims said governments needed to... Read more
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