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The Courier Mail
$3.5m stolen in decade-long scamPOLICE have arrested a Gold Coast man they say was involved in several major co
The Courier Mail / Posted moments ago
POLICE have arrested a Gold Coast man they say was involved in several major cold call investment scams that allegedly defrauded victims out of more than $3.5 million. The 38-year-old Clear Island Waters man was brought to Southport Watch House at... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Supply Chain 4.0: Is the Borderland ready for the 4th industrial revolution?EL PASO, Texas - Technology has changed the way we make things and the way we b
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 minutes ago
EL PASO, Texas - Technology has changed the way we make things and the way we buy them. Here on the border, a strong supply chain makes sure the goods are moved successfully between countries. Abiel Carrillo is the president of Impulse Group. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offerREUTERS: The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 minutes ago
REUTERS: The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it will "stand firm" on its US$9 billion offer to acquire 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and will not increase its offer. Elliott Management... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore exports up 8.5% in July in third straight month of growthSINGAPORE: Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore rose by 8.5 per cent ye
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore rose by 8.5 per cent year-on-year in July, the third consecutive month of growth, according to statistics released by trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore on Thursday (Aug... Read more
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NZCity
NZ consumer confidence ticks up in AugustNew Zealand consumer confidence rose in August with little sign that a cooling
NZCity / Posted 5 minutes ago
New Zealand consumer confidence rose in August with little sign that a cooling housing market is hurting consumer sentiment. The ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index rose to 126.2 in August from 125.4 in July. Of that, the current conditions... Read more
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SKY News
Baker Greggs mulls £4bn trucks cartel actionSky News can reveal that Greggs is among a number of major companies weighing w
SKY News / Posted 6 minutes ago
Sky News can reveal that Greggs is among a number of major companies weighing whether to join a claim being brought by the Road Haulage Association (RHA) which could total almost £4bn. Greggs, which trades from more than 1,800 stores across the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
QBE puts emerging market business under reviewQBE Group is tipped to cut back its presence in emerging markets, after poor re
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 minutes ago
QBE Group is tipped to cut back its presence in emerging markets, after poor results from its Latin American and Asian businesses marred the insurance giant's profits. As it reported first-half earnings of $345 million, the insurer on Thursday also... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
City targets Bay Street for big improvementsA main thoroughfare that divides one of Savannah’s most impoverished communitie
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 minutes ago
A main thoroughfare that divides one of Savannah’s most impoverished communities and an area of increasing investment is getting some attention from city officials. The city is expanding the first phase of a downtown street improvement initiative to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Snap executives sell $9 million worth of stock at first opportunityThree of Snap Inc.’s top executives sold their first batch of company shares, p
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Three of Snap Inc.’s top executives sold their first batch of company shares, picking up an estimated $9.3 million, according to federal disclosures. Employees at the Snapchat maker became free Monday to sell shares awarded through options or other... Read more
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Mumbrella
David Dahan departs M&C Saatchi Melbourne for Ogilvy & Mather Singapore roleM&C Saatchi Melbourne’s managing director David Dahan has departed for a new ro
Mumbrella / Posted 6 minutes ago
M&C Saatchi Melbourne’s managing director David Dahan has departed for a new role as worldwide managing director and global brand manager with Ogilvy & Mather’s Singapore office. According to his LinkedIn profile, Dahan departed M&C Saatchi in April... Read more
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The Age
QBE puts emerging market business under reviewQBE Group is tipped to cut back its presence in emerging markets, after poor re
The Age / Posted 9 minutes ago
QBE Group is tipped to cut back its presence in emerging markets, after poor results from its Latin American and Asian businesses marred the insurance giant's profits. As it reported first-half earnings of $345 million, the insurer on Thursday also... Read more
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The Star
Top planters to export certified sustainable palm oil by end-2019PETALING JAYA: Captains of the local palm oil industry have pledged to export 1
The Star / Posted 9 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Captains of the local palm oil industry have pledged to export 100% certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) by the end of 2019. This consensus was achieved at a recent special dialogue session between Plantation Industries and... Read more
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The Star
Matrix Concepts to build 3,000 affordable homesSEREMBAN: Public-listed Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd which has registered anoth
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
SEREMBAN: Public-listed Matrix Concepts Holdings Bhd which has registered another exceptional financial year ending March 31, 2018, will launch a project to build 3,000 affordable homes in the sprawling Bandar Seri Sendayan before year end. Chairman... Read more
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The Star
Kenanga: Market cautious over Eversendai placementPETALING JAYA: Analysts have cautioned that the planned 10% private placement b
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Analysts have cautioned that the planned 10% private placement by Eversendai Corp Bhd may be viewed negatively by the market, given that it will reduce FY18 earnings per share (EPS) by 5% and only reduce the group’s net gearing by 15%... Read more
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The Star
Faster growth seen for second quarterPETALING JAYA: The ringgit is expected to improve to RM4.10 against the US doll
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: The ringgit is expected to improve to RM4.10 against the US dollar in the next few months and the country’s economic growth in the second quarter is said to be better than expected. Credit Suisse has forecast a 6% growth in the second... Read more
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The Star
Geely’s record profits spur optimism for ProtonPETALING JAYA: Record profits by China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd has spur
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Record profits by China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd has spurred optimism for national carmaker Proton, which is in need of a revival. Geely saw its first half 2017 net profit jump 128% to 4.34 billion yuan (RM2.8bil). With sales... Read more
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The Star
Country Heights chairman settles tax liabilitiesPETALING JAYA: Country Heights Holdings Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Lee Kim
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: Country Heights Holdings Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew has settled the tax liabilities, including penalties, amounting to RM22.7mil owed by his company to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). The amount was claimed by the IRB... Read more
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The Star
Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Thursday Aug 17Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a third straight day on Wednesday, tracking
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a third straight day on Wednesday, tracking losses in soyoil overnight on the Chicago Board of Trade KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil... Read more
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The Star
Captive insurance industry at turning point, says Bank Negara governorPETALING JAYA: The captive insurance industry may well be at a turning point an
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: The captive insurance industry may well be at a turning point and efforts should be undertaken to develop it, says Bank Negara governor Datuk Seri Muhammad Ibrahim. He said the industry should be focused on better risk management,... Read more
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EuroNews
Asia shares up on North Korea reprieve, dollar back in doldrumsBy Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Thursday a
EuroNews / Posted 10 minutes ago
By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea came off the boil, while worries about President Donald Trump’s ability to implement his pro-growth agenda and the Federal... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan's exports rise for eighth straight monthTOKYO--Japanese exports rose 13.4% in July from a year ago, helped by exports o
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
TOKYO--Japanese exports rose 13.4% in July from a year ago, helped by exports of cars and automotive components. It was the eighth straight monthly gain in exports, data from Japan's Ministry of Finance showed Thursday. The gain was in line with a... Read more
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The Star
Writing on the Great Wall of China draws ireWidely shared photos showing Chinese, English and Korean graffiti on the most v
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
Widely shared photos showing Chinese, English and Korean graffiti on the most visited section of the Great Wall have sparked anger among Chinese social media users. The photographs were published on Monday by the state-run Global Times on its Weibo... Read more
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The Star
Plantations, Hong Leong Bank lift KLCI early ThursdayKUALA LUMPUR: Mild buying of plantation stocks Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK) and PP
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Mild buying of plantation stocks Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK) and PPB Group and also Hong Leong Bank underpinned the FBM KLCI’s slight gains early Thursday while key Asian markets were also firmer. At 9.16am, the KLCI was up 0.06 points... Read more
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The Star
RHB maintains buy on Paramount despite slower Q2 earningsKUALA LUMPUR: RHB Research has maintained its "buy" rating on Paramount Corp Bh
The Star / Posted 10 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Research has maintained its "buy" rating on Paramount Corp Bhd despite earnings coming in below expectations as new property sales in the first half of FY17 have already surpassed total sales in 2016. Q2FY17 new property sales... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, USTOKYO (AP) - Japan's exports and imports rose at a fast clip in July, reflectin
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's exports and imports rose at a fast clip in July, reflecting a recovery in demand in China, Southeast Asia and the U.S., according to data released Thursday. Exports rose more than 13 percent from a year earlier to 6.5 trillion... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Increase in lottery sales leads to increase in scholarship money for Ark. studentsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Powerball Jackpot has hit $430 million dollars.
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 minutes ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Powerball Jackpot has hit $430 million dollars. That high number has led to increased excitement and ticket sales. If the lottery continues to roll after Wednesday's drawing, the jackpot will hit $510 million. That's... Read more
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The Columbian
International arrivals up 2% in JanuaryInternational arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared
The Columbian / Posted 15 minutes ago
International arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared with January 2016, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Wednesday. The 5.6 million international visitors who arrived this past January represented the first... Read more
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Business Standard India
Today's picks: 17 August 2017Stop-long positions at 9,845. Stop-short positions at 9,975. Big moves could go
Business Standard India / Posted 15 minutes ago
Stop-long positions at 9,845. Stop-short positions at 9,975. Big moves could go till 10,025, 9,775. A long 10,000c (53), long 9,800p (60) may be offset with short 9,700p (39), 10,100c (26). This strangle combo costs 48. Breakevens at 10,048, 9,752.... Read more
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Financial News Network
Adelaide Brighton profit attributable to shareholders falls 11%Adelaide Brighton (ASX:ABC) has reported its net profit after tax attributable
Financial News Network / Posted 18 minutes ago
Adelaide Brighton (ASX:ABC) has reported its net profit after tax attributable to equity holders fell 11 per cent to $68 million for the half year ending 30 June 2017, compared to the prior corresponding period. The leading cement manufacturer... Read more
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Financial News Network
Telstra competition sees profit attributable to shareholders fall 33%Telstra Group (ASX:TLS) has reported its profit after tax attributable to equit
Financial News Network / Posted 18 minutes ago
Telstra Group (ASX:TLS) has reported its profit after tax attributable to equity holders and Telstra fell 32.7 per cent to $3.9 billion for the year ended 30 June 2017, compared to the prior corresponding period. The communications giant says its... Read more
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