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The Age
GDP growth accelerates in first quarterA jump in export volumes helped offset weakness in other areas of the economy.
GDP growth accelerates in first quarter
The Age / Posted a minute ago
A jump in export volumes helped offset weakness in other areas of the economy. Photo: Bloomberg The pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this year, as strong export volumes helped offset patchy consumer spending and... Read more
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The Star
Star Media Group upgraded to ‘add’PETALING JAYA: The growth prospects for Star Media Group Bhd’s (Star) Singapore
Star Media Group upgraded to ‘add’
The Star / Posted a minute ago
PETALING JAYA: The growth prospects for Star Media Group Bhd’s (Star) Singapore-listed subsidiary Cityneon Holdings Ltd and a new stream of recurring income from property rental that will start coming in from the financial year ending Dec 31, 2017... Read more
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The Star
Temasek converts bulk of SAM Eng IculsPETALING JAYA: SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Bhd’s largest shareholder, Temas
Temasek converts bulk of SAM Eng Iculs
The Star / Posted a minute ago
PETALING JAYA: SAM Engineering & Equipment (M) Bhd’s largest shareholder, Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd, has converted the bulk of its loan stocks in the company, which raises the prospect of a decline in the dividend per share of SAM... Read more
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The Star
MRCB to reduce debtPETALING JAYA: Construction and property outfit Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (M
MRCB to reduce debt
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Construction and property outfit Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) will focus on lowering debt via an asset monetisation programme in the next one to two years. Executive director Mohd Imran Mohd Salim said that as of April this... Read more
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The Star
CIMB Research lowers DRB-Hicom's outlook on Proton lossesCIMB Research maintained Hold on DRB-Hicom with a lower target price of 75 sen
CIMB Research lowers DRB-Hicom's outlook on Proton losses
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
CIMB Research maintained Hold on DRB-Hicom with a lower target price of 75 sen due to Proton losses. KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research lowered its outlook for DRB-Hicom due to the continuing losses at Proton and lower property sales as it... Read more
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The Star
Astro records higher first-quarter profitPETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter t
Astro records higher first-quarter profit
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter to April 30, 2016 increased 20.12% to RM202.17mil compared to the same quarter a year ago on the back of lower depreciation of property, plant and equipment and finance... Read more
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The Star
AAX group CEO upbeat about turnaroundSEPANG: Airasia X (AAX) group chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Kamarudin Mer
AAX group CEO upbeat about turnaround
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
SEPANG: Airasia X (AAX) group chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Kamarudin Meranun is optimistic that the company’s turnaround will be sustained. “Things are going to look much better. We are optimistic of this turnaround. We will also face what... Read more
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The Star
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stallsTOKYO: Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened
Asia stocks sag as oil slip dampens sentiment, dollar stalls
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
TOKYO: Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar stalled against the euro and yen following a mixed bag of U.S. economic data. Investors were... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outBy Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders r
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Justin Pritchard And Martha Mendoza, The Associated Press While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or... Read more
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Market Watch
China’s official manufacturing PMI remains unchangedBEIJING — China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of
China’s official manufacturing PMI remains unchanged
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
BEIJING — China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the nation’s factory activity, remained at 50.1 in May, marking the third-straight month of expansion, official data showed Wednesday. The unchanged index suggests the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Arrears figures shows mortgage problem has not gone awaySo now we know. The Central Bank yesterday published a bulletin on the code of
Arrears figures shows mortgage problem has not gone away
The Irish Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
So now we know. The Central Bank yesterday published a bulletin on the code of conduct on mortgage arrears. Tucked away towards the back were – for the first time – details on those who have not co-operated with their lenders. Bankers refer to them... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outWhile intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and pla
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 minutes ago
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
GDP growth accelerates in first quarterA jump in export volumes helped offset weakness in other areas of the economy.
GDP growth accelerates in first quarter
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
A jump in export volumes helped offset weakness in other areas of the economy. Photo: Bloomberg The pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this year, as strong export volumes helped offset patchy consumer spending and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Case Closed Deal Too Good to Be TrueOur consumer investigative center is solving your problems. Another case the NB
Case Closed Deal Too Good to Be True
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 minutes ago
Our consumer investigative center is solving your problems. Another case the NBC4 I-Team solved and how to submit your consumer problems to us using our new consumer submission system. Randy Mac reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31,... Read more
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Deseret News
US home prices rise in March as spring buying season beginsWASHINGTON — U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying
US home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins
Deseret News / Posted 4 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 5.4 percent in March compared with... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
PFT, NBC extend deal into 2023July 1 will mark the seventh anniversary of the PFT-NBC partnership, which laun
PFT, NBC extend deal into 2023
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 5 minutes ago
July 1 will mark the seventh anniversary of the PFT-NBC partnership, which launched on that day back in 2009. So why not sign up for another seven years? PFT can confirm with a high degree of confidence (in lieu of saying “that’s news to me“) the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Foreign ownership at Samsung C&T keeps falling following mergerSEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors have continued to dump shares of Sa
Foreign ownership at Samsung C&T keeps falling following merger
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 minutes ago
SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Foreign investors have continued to dump shares of Samsung C&T Corp., the fashion and trading arm of South Korea's top conglomerate, since its merger last year, dragging down its share prices, the bourse operator said... Read more
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Canberra Times
How to value technology stocks for investorsYou might have heard of a little Aussie tech company called Atlassian. Actually
How to value technology stocks for investors
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
You might have heard of a little Aussie tech company called Atlassian. Actually, most people haven't – and it's not that little. Atlassian is in the so-hot-right-now field of cloud-based software, and two blokes from Australia have turned it into a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Six Max Dupain photos of Sydney (and one of Tumut) you've probably never seen beforeThe black-and-white photographs of Max Dupain are very documented although ther
Six Max Dupain photos of Sydney (and one of Tumut) you've probably never seen before
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
The black-and-white photographs of Max Dupain are very documented although there has been a limited range available on the secondary market, based largely on his early beach series (Sunbaker 1937, Bondi 1939, etc) plus a few stylised nudes. His... Read more
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Canberra Times
Celebrate innovation that puts the customer in chargeIt's no secret that the word innovation is in vogue. It's not just that it's o
Celebrate innovation that puts the customer in charge
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
It's no secret that the word innovation is in vogue. It's not just that it's one of our prime minister's favourite words, it's a trend across the English-speaking world. Innovation isn't just about looking different, it's about delivering real... Read more
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Canberra Times
Best apps to manage your moneyOur mobile devices are becoming the go-to instruments of convenient commerce, o
Best apps to manage your money
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Our mobile devices are becoming the go-to instruments of convenient commerce, offering something that consumers are only just beginning to come to terms with – a world of instantaneous self-wealth management. Already consumer spending through mobile... Read more
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Canberra Times
Most innovative investment of all caused the global financial crisisWhenever I hear the term "innovation" in connection with financial services, I
Most innovative investment of all caused the global financial crisis
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Whenever I hear the term "innovation" in connection with financial services, I think about the rocket scientists who came up with one of the most innovative investments of all time. These were the collateralised debt obligations (CDOs). As Warren... Read more
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Canberra Times
GDP growth accelerates in first quarterThe pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this yea
GDP growth accelerates in first quarter
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
The pace of Australia's economic growth picked up in the first quarter this year, as strong export volumes helped offset patchy consumer spending and lacklustre business profits and investment. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday... Read more
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Canberra Times
Innovation special for Money: full story listMoney has published an innovation special on Wednesday June 1, 2016, looking at
Innovation special for Money: full story list
Canberra Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Money has published an innovation special on Wednesday June 1, 2016, looking at how technology is changing the world of personal finance and investment. Here is the full story list. The new breed of alternative investments John Collett | Investment... Read more
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Business Standard India
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litreThe Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 p
Petrol price raised by Rs 2.58, diesel costlier by Rs 2.26 per litre
Business Standard India / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have increased prices of petrol by Rs 2.58 per litre and diesel rates by Rs 2.26 per litre in order to align the domestic rates of the automobile fuels with global prices. Post the change, effective today, petrol... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPOJose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world'
Jose Cuervo is planning a $1 billion IPO
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
Jose Cuervo is thinking about going public. According to Bloomberg, the world's largest tequila producer wants to raise as much as $1 billion in an initial public offering slated for the third quarter. Like the US, Mexico hasn't seen much IPO... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of lifeSan Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700
SF budget increase aimed at homeless, safety, quality of life
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
San Francisco’s budget will grow to $9.6 billion in fiscal year 2016-17, a $700 million increase from this year that will pay for more transportation funding, street cleaning and police officers. The increase reflects the city’s sustained economic... Read more
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Japan Today
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan TodayLIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products a
LIXIL to celebrate 1million SaTo ('Safe Toilet') products in use globally ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 minutes ago
LIXIL Group Corp, a global leader in housing and building materials, products and services, is set to exceed one million units of the innovative SaTo (“Safe Toilet”) brand products in use within July this year. The first SaTo model was developed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New ManagementLOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone
Shari Redstone Says Viacom Shareholders Want New Management
Boston Globe / Posted 14 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES — Shari Redstone, the daughter of media billionaire Sumner Redstone, said Viacom Inc. shareholders want new management, the strongest indication yet that the family controlling the company may seek to oust chief executive Philippe... Read more
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Boston Globe
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: GadflyBillionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Aller
Carl Icahn Won’t Be the Bill Ackman of Allergan: Gadfly
Boston Globe / Posted 14 minutes ago
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he has taken a ‘‘large position’’ in Allergan, backing chief executive officer Brent Saunders in what the drugmaker said it doesn’t believe will be an activist role. In 2013, Icahn helped place Saunders in the... Read more
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