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The Globe and Mail
Shell misses expectations as profit plunges 70 per centRoyal Dutch Shell reported a more than 70 per cent fall in quarterly profit on
Shell misses expectations as profit plunges 70 per cent
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
Royal Dutch Shell reported a more than 70 per cent fall in quarterly profit on Thursday, well below analyst estimates, blaming weak oil prices, poor refining profits and higher charges resulting from its $54-billion acquisition of BG Group. Shell’s... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Potash Corp cuts full-year profit forecast againCanada’s Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., the world’s biggest fertilizer comp
Potash Corp cuts full-year profit forecast again
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
Canada’s Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., the world’s biggest fertilizer company by capacity, cut its full-year profit forecast for the second time as potash prices remained weak. The company, which also reported a 71 per cent drop in quarterly... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. realtors voice unease over new foreign-buyer taxA new tax on real estate purchased by foreign buyers has set off shock waves th
B.C. realtors voice unease over new foreign-buyer tax
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
A new tax on real estate purchased by foreign buyers has set off shock waves through the B.C. real estate sector, sending clients and realtors scrambling to close deals before the new tax kicks in and raising concerns it could scupper millions of... Read more
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Gazette
British Gas loses 400,000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent CentricaAlmost 400,000 customers deserted British Gas in the first half of the year as
British Gas loses 400,000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent Centrica
Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Almost 400,000 customers deserted British Gas in the first half of the year as its parent firm, Centrica, saw profits take a dive. Centrica said 399,000 UK homes no longer get their energy from British Gas as a "competitive environment" saw more... Read more
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Gazette
Gary Neville unveils plans to build new Manchester skyscrapersFormer England star Gary Neville has unveiled his multimillion-pound plans to b
Gary Neville unveils plans to build new Manchester skyscrapers
Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Former England star Gary Neville has unveiled his multimillion-pound plans to build two new skyscrapers in central Manchester housing a 5-star hotel and luxury apartments. The 'St Michael's' project, to include one 31-storey tower block and one with... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Pinewood, home to James Bond, to be soldThe owner of Britain's Pinewood Studios, home of the world's most famous fictio
Pinewood, home to James Bond, to be sold
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 minutes ago
The owner of Britain's Pinewood Studios, home of the world's most famous fictional special agent James Bond, is set to be sold to a real estate fund for STG323 million ($A569.97 million), it said. Synonymous for many Britons with the heyday of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Shell profits plungeProfit adjusted for one-time items and inventory changes fell 72 percent from a
Shell profits plunge
iol.co.za / Posted 3 minutes ago
Profit adjusted for one-time items and inventory changes fell 72 percent from a year earlier to $1.05 billion, The Hague-based Shell said Thursday. Analysts had expected a $2.16 billion result. Chief Executive Officer Ben Van Beurden, who earlier... Read more
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iol.co.za
Anglo’s debt targets within reach?Anglo, which heaped on debt when metals prices were soaring, said it’s now on t
Anglo’s debt targets within reach?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 minutes ago
Anglo, which heaped on debt when metals prices were soaring, said it’s now on track to meet targets. When it completes the sale of its niobium and phosphates business, net debt will stand at $10.3 billion - putting it within reach of a promise for... Read more
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RTE News
Actavo reports pre-tax profit of €17.9m for 2015Denis O'Brien's engineering company Actavo – formerly called SiteServ – made a
Actavo reports pre-tax profit of €17.9m for 2015
RTE News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Denis O'Brien's engineering company Actavo – formerly called SiteServ – made a pre-tax profit of €17.9m last year, compared with €14.3m in 2014. The Irish company, which has a global workforce of over 5,000, generated revenues of €431m for the... Read more
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Quartz
Guess which country pays the highest taxes in Europe?Who pays the highest taxes in Europe? — Quartz FREEDOM DAY For five consecuti
Guess which country pays the highest taxes in Europe?
Quartz / Posted 4 minutes ago
Who pays the highest taxes in Europe? — Quartz FREEDOM DAY For five consecutive years, Belgians have paid the highest amount of taxes in the European Union (EU). But after reducing the real tax... Read more
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guardian-series
Gary Neville unveils plans to build new Manchester skyscrapersFormer England star Gary Neville has unveiled his multimillion-pound plans to b
Gary Neville unveils plans to build new Manchester skyscrapers
guardian-series / Posted 5 minutes ago
Former England star Gary Neville has unveiled his multimillion-pound plans to build two new skyscrapers in central Manchester housing a 5-star hotel and luxury apartments. The 'St Michael's' project, to include one 31-storey tower block and one with... Read more
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guardian-series
British Gas loses 400,000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent CentricaAlmost 400,000 customers deserted British Gas in the first half of the year as
British Gas loses 400,000 customers in 'demanding' period for parent Centrica
guardian-series / Posted 5 minutes ago
Almost 400,000 customers deserted British Gas in the first half of the year as its parent firm, Centrica, saw profits take a dive. Centrica said 399,000 UK homes no longer get their energy from British Gas as a "competitive environment" saw more... Read more
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Chinese firm buys big stake in auction house Sotheby'sChinese buyers have become major players in the global art market. Now, a Chine
Chinese firm buys big stake in auction house Sotheby's
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 minutes ago
Chinese buyers have become major players in the global art market. Now, a Chinese company has amassed a significant stake in one of the industry's most famous names, the auction house Sotheby's. Taikang Life, one of China's biggest insurers, now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson Requests Review of Central Energy Fund Governance ProcessesThe Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, MP, met with the Boards of t
Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson Requests Review of Central Energy Fund Governance Processes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
The Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, MP, met with the Boards of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) Group of Companies on 14th July 2016. The meeting was convened in the Minister's capacity as Shareholder of the CEF Group of Companies and... Read more
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asianage
Maruti NEXA completes 1 year of operation with 1 lakh salesMaruti Suzuki plans to expand the number of NEXA outlets to 250 by March 2017.
Maruti NEXA completes 1 year of operation with 1 lakh sales
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Maruti Suzuki plans to expand the number of NEXA outlets to 250 by March 2017. NEXA[2] the new automotive sales channel of Maruti Suzuki has completed one year of operations. NEXA was launch in july 2015 to enable Maruti Suzuki to attract new... Read more
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asianage
Rolls-Royce logs net loss on slumping poundThe group posted a loss after taxation of 1.77 billion ($2.32 billion, 2.11 bil
Rolls-Royce logs net loss on slumping pound
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
The group posted a loss after taxation of 1.77 billion ($2.32 billion, 2.11 billion euros) in the six months to the end of June. London: British engine maker Rolls-Royce said Thursday it plunged into a first-half net loss on a vast accounting charge... Read more
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asianage
Maruti NEXA completes 1 year of operation with 1 lakh salesMaruti Suzuki plans to expand the number of NEXA outlets to 250 by March 2017.
Maruti NEXA completes 1 year of operation with 1 lakh sales
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Maruti Suzuki plans to expand the number of NEXA outlets to 250 by March 2017. NEXA the new automotive sales channel of Maruti Suzuki has completed one year of operations. NEXA was launch in july 2015 to enable Maruti Suzuki to attract new... Read more
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asianage
Gold glitters on global cues; silver tops Rs 47,000 per kgGold up by Rs 250 per 10 gm, silver also spurted by Rs 1,550 per kg. New Delhi
Gold glitters on global cues; silver tops Rs 47,000 per kg
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Gold up by Rs 250 per 10 gm, silver also spurted by Rs 1,550 per kg. New Delhi: Gold prices soared by Rs 250 to Rs 30,900 per ten grams at the bullion market on July 28, propelled by positive global cues amid increased buying by jewellers at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oando Marketing Commissions Ultra Modern Mega Station in LagosAs part of its commitment to drive excellence in the downstream retail sector,
Oando Marketing Commissions Ultra Modern Mega Station in Lagos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
As part of its commitment to drive excellence in the downstream retail sector, Oando Marketing Limited has commissioned its state-of-the-art retail station at KM3, Orile, on the Lagos - Badagry expressway, thus raising the company's current fuels... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oshiomhole Campaigns in Okada, Vows to Retrieve Land Illegally Acquired By IgbinedionThe governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Godwin O
Oshiomhole Campaigns in Okada, Vows to Retrieve Land Illegally Acquired By Igbinedion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his campaign train yesterday stormed Okada community and country home of the Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, in Ovia North East Local Government Area... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Sector Growth Falls By 1.89 Per CentThe real growth of down Nigeria's oil sector slowed by 1.89 per cent in first q
Oil Sector Growth Falls By 1.89 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The real growth of down Nigeria's oil sector slowed by 1.89 per cent in first quarter of 2016, due to the reduction in the country's daily production occasioned by pipeline vandalism. The National Bureau of Statistics, which made this disclosure in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Heritage Bank Receives U.S.$150 Million Financing From AfreximbankAfrican Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a $150 million funding su
Heritage Bank Receives U.S.$150 Million Financing From Afreximbank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a $150 million funding support for Heritage Bank Limited. Riding on the back of HBCL Investment Services Limited, the bank's major shareholder, Heritage was able to broker the deal for growth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Marketers' Conference Returns in SeptemberThe Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Malawi chapter has announced the ret
Marketers' Conference Returns in September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Malawi chapter has announced the return of the Annual Marketers Conference to held from 8th to 11th September at Sunbird Nkopola in Mangochi. Making the announcement, CIM Malawi President, Stanley Mkwamba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#M360Africa - Mobile Generated Up to 6.7 Percent of Africa's GDP and 3.8million Jobs in 2015Mobile technologies and services generated 6.7% of GDP in Africa a contribution
#M360Africa - Mobile Generated Up to 6.7 Percent of Africa's GDP and 3.8million Jobs in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Mobile technologies and services generated 6.7% of GDP in Africa a contribution that amounted to around $ 150 billion of economic value as at the end of the year 2015. This is according to The Mobile Economy: Africa 2016 launched at the GSMA Mobile... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Zuma Right That Mpumalanga Has Eliminated 98 Percent of Bucket Toilets?President Jacob Zuma told Mpumalanga residents that their province has managed
Is Zuma Right That Mpumalanga Has Eliminated 98 Percent of Bucket Toilets?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
President Jacob Zuma told Mpumalanga residents that their province has managed to eliminate 98% of bucket toilets between 2014 and 2015. Is that so? As part of President Jacob Zuma's Siyahlola monitoring programme, the presidential motorcade rolled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#M360Africa - African Governments Should Reduce Taxes On Smartphone to Drive Digital InclusionMany African Governments place heavy taxation on imported mobile handsets there
#M360Africa - African Governments Should Reduce Taxes On Smartphone to Drive Digital Inclusion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Many African Governments place heavy taxation on imported mobile handsets therefore derailing digital inclusion especially in rural parts of Africa. There is need for governments to reduce taxes on smartphones and compel mobile phone operators to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cotton Output DeclinesTHE 2015/2016 cotton production estimates indicate that the country will this y
Cotton Output Declines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
THE 2015/2016 cotton production estimates indicate that the country will this year produce between 70 000 and 80 000 tonnes of cotton, down from 104 000 tonnes produced last season. The decline in output is due to poor prices and a marketing regime... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Do More On Corporate GovernanceGovernment has not done enough to enforce corporate governance in state enterpr
Govt Must Do More On Corporate Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Government has not done enough to enforce corporate governance in state enterprises, which creates a fertile ground for corruption, a senior official has said. This comes in the wake of numerous expose' by the auditor general of misappropriation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Phoenix Must Rise AgainThe performance of the stock market is reflective of the state of the economy i
The Phoenix Must Rise Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
The performance of the stock market is reflective of the state of the economy in any country. It is therefore, worrisome to note that yesterday only one counter traded, leaving the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange at its lowest level in seven years. Not that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Make Dimaf Bigger, AccessibleGovernment may consider revisiting the Distressed Industries and Marginalised A
Govt to Make Dimaf Bigger, Accessible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Government may consider revisiting the Distressed Industries and Marginalised Areas Fund to make it bigger and more accessible to more companies. Informed by the increased capacity at companies that benefited from the $40 million pot, Industry and... Read more
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