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The Irish Times
Belfast developer Gareth Graham claims Cerberus ‘ruthless’ Graham tells Stormont inquiry US firm had adopted approach that was unreasonab
Belfast developer Gareth Graham claims Cerberus ‘ruthless’
The Irish Times / Posted moments ago
Graham tells Stormont inquiry US firm had adopted approach that was unreasonable Property developer Gareth Graham (centre) leaving Stormont after speaking to the inquiry about his dealings... Read more
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The Irish Times
GVC says Bwin accepts its €1.5 billion takeover offer Isle of Man-based GVC wins four-month battle with 888 to acquire Bwin.party T
GVC says Bwin accepts its €1.5 billion takeover offer
The Irish Times / Posted moments ago
Isle of Man-based GVC wins four-month battle with 888 to acquire Bwin.party The Bwin.party Digital Entertainment online poker app . GVC said on Friday that Bwin.party had accepted its £1.12... Read more
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Market Watch
French consumer confidence stable in AugustPARIS--French consumer confidence was stable in August at a level below the lon
French consumer confidence stable in August
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
PARIS--French consumer confidence was stable in August at a level below the long term average. Consumer confidence in the eurozone's second-largest economy was 93 in August, seven points below the long term average of 100, statistics agency Insee... Read more
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The Star
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion poundsHONG KONG (Reuters) - Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month coul
Losses from Chinese port explosions seen at up to 2.16 billion pounds
The Star / Posted moments ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin last month could generate insurance losses of up to $3.3 billion (2.16 billion pounds), reinsurance specialist Guy Carpenter & Company said in a report on Friday, nearly double what some... Read more
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Market Watch
Nikkei falls to its lowest level since FebruaryJapanese stocks fell to their lowest level in nearly seven months on Friday as
Nikkei falls to its lowest level since February
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
Japanese stocks fell to their lowest level in nearly seven months on Friday as market participants reduced stockholdings ahead of important U.S. jobs data. The Nikkei Stock Average NIK, -2.15% fell 390.23 points, or 2.2%, to 17,792.16, the lowest... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed's Kocherlakota opposes 2015 fed-fund rate hikeNEW YORK--Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota a
Fed's Kocherlakota opposes 2015 fed-fund rate hike
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
NEW YORK--Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota again argued on Thursday against any move by the U.S. central bank to raise short-term interest rates this year. Given that inflation has been and is likely to remain for... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB leaves interest rates at record lowsFRANKFURT--The European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged at recor
ECB leaves interest rates at record lows
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged at record lows Thursday, as a sluggish eurozone economy and persistently weak inflation have raised hopes that the ECB will eventually beef up its stimulus programs. The ECB left... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent Crude was 1.28% lower to US$50.03 per barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Rin
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted moments ago
Energy Brent Crude was 1.28% lower to US$50.03 per barrel at 2.29pm. Forex Ringgit was down 0.23% to 4.2583 at 2.58pm. Top foreign newsInvestor flight from US stocks fails to lift bond market: The "flight to safety" into bonds many expected when US... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
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
Lebanon Daily News / Posted moments 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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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 3 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 4 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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