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EuroNews
BP to buy 43 percent stake in solar energy firm Lightsource for $200 million(Reuters) – British oil producer BP said on Friday it would buy a 43 per
EuroNews / Posted a minute ago
(Reuters) – British oil producer BP said on Friday it would buy a 43 percent stake in solar energy firm Lightsource for $200 million. BP will pay Lightsource $50 million when the deal is completed, with the balance paid in instalments over... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brief case: Subsidy not a matter of right, says SCSubsidy not a matter of right: SC Subsidy is a matter of fiscal policy and a pr
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Subsidy not a matter of right: SC Subsidy is a matter of fiscal policy and a privilege granted by the state; it cannot be claimed as a right by any beneficiary, the Supreme Court stated while dismissing a large number of appeals against several high... Read more
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Business Standard India
When govt enters the boardroomThere’s a new takeover tycoon in the town; one who doesn’t come with bags of mo
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
There’s a new takeover tycoon in the town; one who doesn’t come with bags of money, but wields the sword of ‘public interest’. Ten days ago, the Centre moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to replace the board of cash-strapped real estate... Read more
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Business Standard India
A clear shiftThe United States Federal Reserve acted in line with expectations when it raise
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
The United States Federal Reserve acted in line with expectations when it raised the policy interest rate (the so-called Fed Funds rate) by 25 basis points (0.25 per cent) in its policy review last week. This was the third rate hike of 2017 and it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Technology will allow us to move away from our desks: Rachel GrimesRachel Grimes, president, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), a glo
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Rachel Grimes, president, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), a global organisation representing three million accountants of 130 countries, is not wary about the growing use of artificial intelligence and bots in the... Read more
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Gulf News
All I want for Christmas is BitcoinAnd some tax reform under the mistletoe would make investors merry, too! Dubai
Gulf News / Posted 11 minutes ago
And some tax reform under the mistletoe would make investors merry, too! Dubai: Christmas is only a week away. Huzzah!Well, not quite. A week before Christmas, and the Dirhams and Dollars journalists are struggling to find juicy stories to argue... Read more
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ABC News
Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after HarveyInterested in Hurricane Harvey?Add Hurricane Harvey as an interest to stay up t
ABC News / Posted 12 minutes ago
Interested in Hurricane Harvey?Add Hurricane Harvey as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Harvey news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Texas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Northwest Mississippi newspaper to be sold to growing chainOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The owners of a twice-weekly newspaper in northwest Missis
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 minutes ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The owners of a twice-weekly newspaper in northwest Mississippi are selling to entities that already own five daily and two weekly newspapers in the state. John and Rupert Howell say they're selling The Panolian of Batesville to... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa homeless shelter sees high demand for bedsDUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A homeless shelter in eastern Iowa is facing a growing dem
KWWL Iowa / Posted 26 minutes ago
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A homeless shelter in eastern Iowa is facing a growing demand for beds, despite federal figures showing a drop in homeless populations statewide and in some nearby states. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the Dubuque... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
£6m housing boost to help struggling home seekers in south CumbriaA "SEISMIC" change is set to shake up the housing market in south Cumbria, with
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 36 minutes ago
A "SEISMIC" change is set to shake up the housing market in south Cumbria, with millions of pounds being made available to build affordable housing. With more than 3,000 people on South Lakeland District Council's waiting list for a home, drastic... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Great Christmas present hunt is on as milder weather arrives in ScotlandHowever some hinted that the rise in numbers is still less than hoped, with sug
heraldscotland / Posted 41 minutes ago
However some hinted that the rise in numbers is still less than hoped, with suggestions that many shoppers are playing a waiting game in the expectation that stores will lower prices as the clock ticks closer to the big day. The boost came amid... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Northwest Mississippi newspaper to be sold to growing chainOXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The owners of a twice-weekly newspaper in northwest Missis
WJTV Jackson / Posted 44 minutes ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The owners of a twice-weekly newspaper in northwest Mississippi are selling to entities that already own five daily and two weekly newspapers in the state. John and Rupert Howell say they’re selling The Panolian of Batesville to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bitcoin in the PhlYears ago when we first heard the term “bitcoin” no one really knew what it mea
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
Years ago when we first heard the term “bitcoin” no one really knew what it meant. Fast forward to 2017 and bitcoin value is rising at an unprecedented rate making those who invested when it was worth virtually nothing practically rich overnight.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
All aboardLast week, the first package of government’s comprehensive tax reform program w
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
Last week, the first package of government’s comprehensive tax reform program was ratified by the bicameral committee of Philippine lawmakers. This caused the PSEi to go up 1.2 percent last Thursday and close at 8,461 on P1.1 billion of net foreign... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Robinsons opens 2nd Tacloban mallMANILA, Philippines — Robinsons Land Corp. is opening its second mall in Taclob
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — Robinsons Land Corp. is opening its second mall in Tacloban, three years after Super Typhoon Yolanda battered the city and the rest of the province of Leyte. Tacloban has recovered and its economy continues to flourish, RLC... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Robust growth in trade expected in 2018MANILA, Philippines — Standard Chartered Bank said the Philippines would see a
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — Standard Chartered Bank said the Philippines would see a double-digit growth in both exports and imports but would continue to book a trade deficit next year. Chidu Narayanan, StanChart economist for Asia, said the country’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Davao eyes IPO or backdoor listing for Cebu casinoMANILA, Philippines — Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy may embark on an initia
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy may embark on an initial public offering (IPO) or a backdoor listing for his planned casino in Cebu. Nothing is final yet but Udenna Corp. hopes to start construction soon, according to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Index may attempt to hit 8,600 level this weekMANILA, Philippines — Share prices are expected to test the 8,600 level this we
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — Share prices are expected to test the 8,600 level this week as market investors welcomed Congress’ move to ratify the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), the Duterte administration’s tax reform package. Although... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Higher FDI, lower hot money outflow in 2018 – BSPMANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects sustained g
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects sustained growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as well as lower net outflow of foreign portfolio investments next year amid the country’s strong macroeconomic... Read more
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The Hindu
Look east, opportunity beckonsOdisha seems to have emerged as a preferred investment destination for a sectio
The Hindu / Posted 51 minutes ago
Odisha seems to have emerged as a preferred investment destination for a section of Indian companies seeking to remain cost competitive while aiming to expand their market. Following an overhaul of the State’s industrial policy and moves by the... Read more
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The Hindu
What India’s student exodus meansIndian consumers may be tightening their belts on many counts. But one item of
The Hindu / Posted 51 minutes ago
Indian consumers may be tightening their belts on many counts. But one item of expense on which they’re certainly not skimping is their children’s education. The latest Value of Education report from HSBC, after surveying the aspirations of 8,481... Read more
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The Hindu
GST — the untold storyMahatma Gandhi said, “There are unjust laws as there are unjust men.” A study
The Hindu / Posted 51 minutes ago
Mahatma Gandhi said, “There are unjust laws as there are unjust men.” A study would show that our country’s GST is not merely unjust but one that would generate immense problems. This has been ushered in through indoctrinating claims, screaming... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Whitney Tilson: "I'm Calling The Top Of The Cryptocurrency Madness", Admits Bitcoin Could Hit $1 MillionThere is just one thing that cryptocurrency bulls love hearing more than Dennis
Zero Hedge / Posted 54 minutes ago
There is just one thing that cryptocurrency bulls love hearing more than Dennis Gartman bashing bitcoin, and that is Whitney Tilson bashing bitcoin. The reason is the same: just like Gartman, Tilson has rarely if ever been right about anything -in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Never Mind Tea Leaves, Here's A Strong Signal from the Economic DashboardAuthored by Daniel Nevins via FFWiley.com, We’ve been seeing more and more com
Zero Hedge / Posted 54 minutes ago
Authored by Daniel Nevins via FFWiley.com, We’ve been seeing more and more commentaries discussing bad stuff that can happen when the Fed tightens policy and, as a result, the yield curve flattens. (See, for example, this piece from Citi Research... Read more
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Fortune
Bitcoin Hits a New Record High, But Stops Short of $20,000The price of one bitcoin (BTC) reached a new all-time high of $19,783.06 early
Fortune / Posted 56 minutes ago
The price of one bitcoin (BTC) reached a new all-time high of $19,783.06 early Sunday before dropping back below $19,500, according to Coindesk’s price index. As of this writing, bitcoin’s price has risen more than 5% in 24 hours, and is up 1,824%... Read more
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Business Standard India
BJP win in Gujarat positive but euphoria might be short-lived: ChhaochhariaExit polls for the recently held elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
Exit polls for the recently held elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have predicted a victory for the Narendra Modi–led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in both states. GAUTAM CHHAOCHHARIA, head of India research at UBS Securities, tells Puneet... Read more
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Business Standard India
Will crude oil prices moderate?After declining in the first half of 2017, crude oil prices have taken off pret
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
After declining in the first half of 2017, crude oil prices have taken off pretty well since mid-June due to multiple favourable factors. The production discipline of both, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and non-Opec nations,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Street signs: Investors cash out of Bharat-22 ETFInvestors in the new fund offer (NFO) of Bharat-22 ETF (exchange-traded fund) s
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
Investors in the new fund offer (NFO) of Bharat-22 ETF (exchange-traded fund) seem to be cashing out post listing. Units worth Rs 14,500 crore were allotted in the NFO, which closed on November 17. However, as on November 30, the scheme’s assets had... Read more
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Business Standard India
Titan: Jewellery demand, margins to boost profitThe Titan stock hit its all-time high last week, on expectations of strong grow
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
The Titan stock hit its all-time high last week, on expectations of strong growth for its jewellery business and steady expansion of the watches segment. The company expects the jewellery business, which clocked 36 per cent year-on-year growth in the... Read more
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DW
Germany and Switzerland to help build coast-to-coast railway in South America |South America's new transcontinental railway is considered to be one the bigges
DW / Posted an hour ago
South America's new transcontinental railway is considered to be one the biggest infrastructure projects of the century and is also known as the "Panama Canal on railway tracks." A 3,755-kilometer land connection is set to be built between the... Read more
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