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Herald Sun
Price cuts eat into Tassal profits Higher costs and price cuts on its salmon have sliced 16.6 per cent off fish
Price cuts eat into Tassal profits
Herald Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
Higher costs and price cuts on its salmon have sliced 16.6 per cent off fish farmer Tassal's first half profit. The company, which recently acquired De Costi Seafoods, saw its net profit sink to $25.3 million in... Read more
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Weekly Times
EU close to multinationals tax deal New rules requiring multinational corporations to reveal tax and financial da
EU close to multinationals tax deal
Weekly Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
New rules requiring multinational corporations to reveal tax and financial data to authorities in all EU countries where they operate may be agreed by the bloc's states as soon as March, EU diplomats say. In a... Read more
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Finextra
Indian central banker floats account number portabilityA senior Indian central banker says that the industry should investigate the in
Indian central banker floats account number portability
Finextra / Posted 2 minutes ago
A senior Indian central banker says that the industry should investigate the introduction of account number portability, making it easier for customers to switch providers. In a speech, Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Shri SS Mundra says that... Read more
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Finextra
Is Paym a failure?PayM has published its statistical update running to the end of 2015. I have li
Is Paym a failure?
Finextra / Posted 2 minutes ago
PayM has published its statistical update running to the end of 2015. I have listed my key take outs below. PayM growth has slowed down substantially We can see that the rate of growth of registered users has decreased in 2015. There have been 139k... Read more
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Finextra
RBS prepares to open executive wing to startupsRoyal Bank of Scotland is preparing to welcome 100 entrepreneurs and ten startu
RBS prepares to open executive wing to startups
Finextra / Posted 2 minutes ago
Royal Bank of Scotland is preparing to welcome 100 entrepreneurs and ten startup support organisations to the executive wing of its Scottish HQ following a year-long refit of the former symbol of big bank excess. The bank splurged £350 million on... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empireThe Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesd
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker. Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich school cafeterias narrowing funding gapThe Board of Estimate and Taxation’s budget committee has agreed to release $97
Greenwich school cafeterias narrowing funding gap
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Board of Estimate and Taxation’s budget committee has agreed to release $977,155 to the school district to pay for food and cafeteria expenses through the end of the school year. The money was allocated in the 2015-16 fiscal year’s budget with... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire | Money - Home Scott Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 minutes ago
| Money - Home Scott Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions Dan... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Suncorp cuts dividend as profits dropSuncorp chief executive Michael Cameron. Picture: Britta Campion SUNCORP has c
Suncorp cuts dividend as profits drop
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Suncorp chief executive Michael Cameron. Picture: Britta Campion SUNCORP has cut dividend payouts to its lowest level in three years after margins in the Queensland company’s insurance arm were squeezed. Dividends for Suncorp’s shareholders will... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Virgin swings to H1 profitAirline trims costs and benefits from falling oil price, expects to post a full
Virgin swings to H1 profit
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Airline trims costs and benefits from falling oil price, expects to post a full-year profit. Virgin Australia has swung back to profitability after trimming costs and benefiting to the tune of $33.8 million from falling oil prices. Virgin posted a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Twitter slumps after Q4 lossShares decline 7 per cent at beleaguered social media company as number of acti
Twitter slumps after Q4 loss
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Shares decline 7 per cent at beleaguered social media company as number of active users falls. As investors looked for signs of renewed growth at Twitter Inc. on Wednesday, the company’s fourth-quarter earnings report showed the beleaguered social... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Suncorp profit slides 16%General insurance woes reduce earnings as company looks to ‘some realignment’ o
Suncorp profit slides 16%
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
General insurance woes reduce earnings as company looks to ‘some realignment’ of its business. Suncorp has warned there will be “some realignment” of its business model after unveiling a steep slide in interim profit following “obviously... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Dexus moves on Sydney office blockProperty group to acquire site for planned $467m North Sydney office block deve
Dexus moves on Sydney office block
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Property group to acquire site for planned $467m North Sydney office block development. Dexus has agreed to purchase a North Sydney lot on which it plans to build a 34-level office block at a total development cost of $467 million. The cost of the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks bounce after routBanking stocks gain in early trade as Federal Reserve chair comments ease globa
Aust stocks bounce after rout
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Banking stocks gain in early trade as Federal Reserve chair comments ease global jitters. The Australian sharemarket has bounced off its bear-market lows, opening higher after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s comments eased investor concerns... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ASX first-half profit rises 7.3%Stockmarket operator says increased activity levels continue to boost earnings;
ASX first-half profit rises 7.3%
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Stockmarket operator says increased activity levels continue to boost earnings; listings revenues jump. Sharemarket operator ASX Limited is looking to expand its data and analytics business in the second half of the year, after notching up a solid... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Asahi bids $4bn for Peroni, GrolschJapanese brewer in talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev over European lager brands.
Asahi bids $4bn for Peroni, Grolsch
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Japanese brewer in talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev over European lager brands. Japanese brewer Asahi has tabled a 2.55 billion euro ($A4.08 billion) bid to buy European lager brands Peroni and Grolsch being put up for sale as part of the takeover of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Too many Kiwis burying their heads in the sandPlan ahead and build repayments into your budget when on interest free deals A
Too many Kiwis burying their heads in the sand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 minutes ago
Plan ahead and build repayments into your budget when on interest free deals Always pay more than the minimum payment so you can reduce the debt Reduce credit cards limits to suit your budgetIf financial difficulties arise, talk to your lender... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Price cuts eat into Tassal profits Higher costs and price cuts on its salmon have sliced 16.6 per cent off fish
Price cuts eat into Tassal profits
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Higher costs and price cuts on its salmon have sliced 16.6 per cent off fish farmer Tassal's first half profit. The company, which recently acquired De Costi Seafoods, saw its net profit sink to $25.3 million in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empireThe Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesd
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker. Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Ultrafast broadband upsurge leads to other problemsA record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas
Ultrafast broadband upsurge leads to other problems
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 minutes ago
A record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas is exacerbating a shortage of technicians to do the work, say fibre companies. At the release by the Telecommunications Forum of a report on the status of the industry,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Airfields site named a Special Housing areaThursday, 11 February 2016, 12:43 pmPress Release: Panuku Development AucklandT
Airfields site named a Special Housing area
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 minutes ago
Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:43 pmPress Release: Panuku Development AucklandThe Airfields site at Hobsonville Point named a Special Housing areaThursday 11 February 2016The ability to buy a home in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
First Home Buyers Active Over Summer BreakThursday, 11 February 2016, 12:49 pmPress Release: Real Estate Institute Of New
First Home Buyers Active Over Summer Break
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 minutes ago
Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:49 pmPress Release: Real Estate Institute Of New ZealandSummary• 5,048 dwellings sold in New Zealand in January 2016, up 4.3% on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Healthy Cisco earnings report buoys stockSAN JOSE -- Cisco Systems shares jumped in after-hours trading Wednesday on a p
Healthy Cisco earnings report buoys stock
The Mercury News / Posted 3 minutes ago
SAN JOSE -- Cisco Systems shares jumped in after-hours trading Wednesday on a positive second-quarter report that may help ease Wall Street fears that have rattled tech stocks. The San Jose networking giant reported second-quarter revenue of $11.8... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Twitter is losing customers and its stock is fallingIt's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn
Twitter is losing customers and its stock is falling
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 minutes ago
It's hard for the small core of Twitter addicts to accept, but Twitter just isn't popular enough to be successful. In fact, Twitter is losing customers. The social media company reported Wednesday that it lost 2 million users in the last three... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empireThe Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesd
Race car driver arrested in alleged $2 billion payday lending empire
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Justice Department cracked down on two major payday lending empires Wednesday, including one that belonged to race car driver Scott Tucker. Tucker is a 53-year-old financier who races Ferraris in professional competitions. He was arrested on... Read more
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International Business Times
UK Housing: Buy-to-let surge driving up house prices ahead of stamp duty hike for landlords A steady rise in housing supply is being offset by a surge of buy-to-let invest
UK Housing: Buy-to-let surge driving up house prices ahead of stamp duty hike for landlords
International Business Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
A steady rise in housing supply is being offset by a surge of buy-to-let investors who are rushing to buy property ahead of a tax hike in April and driving up house prices as a result, says the Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors... Read more
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CNBC
No IPOs for 2016...something to fear?So, what the heck went wrong for these companies? Cramer sifted through the wr
No IPOs for 2016...something to fear?
CNBC / Posted 4 minutes ago
So, what the heck went wrong for these companies? Cramer sifted through the wreckage of the deals to look for a pattern. The biggest losers were small biotech stocks that have gotten even smaller since going public. In fact, they were so small... Read more
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Swissinfo
Deutsche Bank CoCo Holders Learn What Regulators Meant by Risk(Bloomberg) -- When European regulators created a new type of bank debt, the id
Deutsche Bank CoCo Holders Learn What Regulators Meant by Risk
Swissinfo / Posted 4 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- When European regulators created a new type of bank debt, the idea was to transfer risk from taxpayers to investors. Now bondholders are learning what that really means. Yield-starved investors bought $102 billion of the contingent... Read more
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CNBC
Why companies are scared of IPOsOn a day when the market was all over the place, Cramer would rather take the t
Why companies are scared of IPOs
CNBC / Posted 4 minutes ago
On a day when the market was all over the place, Cramer would rather take the tried-and-true approach of judging a company not by what it is, but by what it can be. One of those companies was Disney, which reported better than expected earnings on... Read more
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CNBC
Diamond: Chance of recession—but don't panicExecutives like Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan were quick to reassure investor
Diamond: Chance of recession—but don't panic
CNBC / Posted 4 minutes ago
Executives like Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan were quick to reassure investors this week even as cash is crunched by ailing energy loans. Meanwhile, investors were seeing flashbacks to 2008's financial sector defaults. While European banks were... Read more
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