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Business Standard India
GST dents Diwali business of Surat textile units, sales decline by 80%The latest revision in Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates that were announced o
Business Standard India / Posted a minute ago
The latest revision in Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates that were announced on October 6 may have come a tad late, with the Surat textile market sitting on a huge inventory, say traders. While the market may have gone on vacation, the peak Diwali... Read more
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Business Standard India
3.3 mn GSTR-3B returns filed till noon: GSTN chairmanAs many as 3.3 million GST returns for September have been filed till noon and
Business Standard India / Posted a minute ago
As many as 3.3 million GST returns for September have been filed till noon and 75,000 sales data is being uploaded on the GSTN portal on hourly basis, its Chairman Ajay Bhushan Pandey said on Friday. The deadline for filing the initial returns in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Dallas Fed CEO: Technology not trade or immigration is main reason for job loss - Dallas Fed CEO: Technology not trade or immigration is main reason for job loss by Julián Aguilar Oct. 19 2017 The president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of ...Dallas Fed CEO: Technology, not trade or immigration, is main reason for job lo
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dallas Fed CEO: Technology, not trade or immigration, is main reason for job loss The president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas told business leaders that unemployment and education should be viewed apolitically to avoid risking Texas... Read more
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Gulf News
Old Wall Street is losing the war under the surface of ETFsSpeedsters have harnessed technology to gain an edge over banks as the US ETF m
Gulf News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Speedsters have harnessed technology to gain an edge over banks as the US ETF market surpasses $3 trillion in assets New York: A hidden war is taking place within your exchange-traded fund (ETF), and some of the biggest names on Wall Street are... Read more
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Gulf News
Muted bond moves show Catalan risk ‘contained’ for investorsAsset managers view the events surrounding Catalonia as a domestic affair that
Gulf News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Asset managers view the events surrounding Catalonia as a domestic affair that doesn’t pose a risk for Eurozone London: The fastest-growing major economy in the euro area is in the middle of a political crisis with its richest region fighting for... Read more
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Gulf News
Rich Asian clans are pouring money into technology start-upsRising rank of Asian millionaires has pushed assets managed by wealthy clans in
Gulf News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Rising rank of Asian millionaires has pushed assets managed by wealthy clans in the region to more than $17 trillion Singapore: In Hong Kong, 35-year-old Matthew Tai has been shifting part of his family’s fortune, built by his father and uncles in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Global stocks get modest boost from US tax hopesLONDON (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a b
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday after the passing of a budget resolution in the U.S. Senate stoked hopes that President Donald Trump's tax reform package will be enacted. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.2... Read more
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New Kerala
MassRoots' Planned Acquisition, CannaRegs, Secures Key Contracts in California - newkerala news #281869DENVER: MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms f
New Kerala / Posted 5 minutes ago
DENVER: MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today that CannaRegs, Inc. has secured multiple government contracts in California. As previously reported, MassRoots recently entered... Read more
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New Kerala
Energo Labs Uses Blockchain to Decentralize Energy in the Philippines - newkerala news #281875SHANGHAI: Shanghai-based start-up Energo Labs (www.energolabs.com) is combining
New Kerala / Posted 6 minutes ago
SHANGHAI: Shanghai-based start-up Energo Labs (www.energolabs.com) is combining blockchain technology with microgrids to decentralize energy production and consumption, which can help rural electrification as well as grid resilience. Decentralized... Read more
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Energy Business Review
EBRD to provide $500m funding for TANAP pipeline project The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)’s board of direct
Energy Business Review / Posted 8 minutes ago
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)’s board of directors has approved a funding of $500m for the $8.6bn Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) which will... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Upper Milford weighs no-tax-increase 2018 budgetU. MILFORD TWP., Pa. - Upper Milford Township supervisors took a first look Thu
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 minutes ago
U. MILFORD TWP., Pa. - Upper Milford Township supervisors took a first look Thursday at a balanced 2018 township budget with no expected tax increase. With a proposed .000171 township property tax rate, the average home assessed $170,000 will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What You Need to Know About the Oando PLC CrisisThe raging fire in Oando PLC smouldered for several months before exploding on
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
The raging fire in Oando PLC smouldered for several months before exploding on Wednesday when the capital market regulator, the Securities & Exchange Commission, SEC, stepped in to order a forensic audit of the company's affairs. The decision... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stalemate Hits Property Sales Around NairobiReal estate players have reported a sharp drop in sale of land and developed pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
Real estate players have reported a sharp drop in sale of land and developed properties that has delayed return on investments for the industry. Letas Developers managing director Patrick Muchoki said only a few people are enquiring about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 1,000 Nigerian Youth Languishing in Thai Jails - AmbassadorThe Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand, Nuhu Bamali, has asked Nigerians especiall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
The Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand, Nuhu Bamali, has asked Nigerians especially the youth leaving the country to do so through proper channels, saying over 1,000 Nigerians are languishing in Thai jails for different crimes. Mr. Bamali made the plea... Read more
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Darien News-Review
GE promises ‘sweeping change’ in new restructuringGeneral Electric absorbed more than $2 billion in restructuring charges in the
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 minutes ago
General Electric absorbed more than $2 billion in restructuring charges in the third quarter, with the conglomerate promising “sweeping change” as new CEO John Flannery puts his stamp on the company, including selling off $20 billion in business... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Ess’ is cess: Gibberish in finance ministry posts has Twitter in splitsFor two hours on Friday, Twitter users were scratching their heads and trying t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 minutes ago
For two hours on Friday, Twitter users were scratching their heads and trying to make sense of two tweets by the finance ministry which said exactly this: ‘Sawa we h we s see see’ and ‘Ess’. The tweets were in response to a news organisation’s... Read more
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Reuters
P&G's profit beats Wall Street on higher sales of beauty, home care(Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), which recently dec
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), which recently declared victory in an historic proxy fight with activist investor Nelson Peltz, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday but sales slightly missed Wall... Read more
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Reuters
Schlumberger warns of moderating North American activity(Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd (SLB.N) posted a bigger quarterly profit on Friday
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Schlumberger Ltd (SLB.N) posted a bigger quarterly profit on Friday as its North American business continues to be helped by strong shale drilling, but the oilfield services giant said that investments in the region was moderating. The... Read more
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Reuters
Vitol set to acquire Noble Group's oil liquids businessSINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s largest oil trader Vitol Group is near
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world’s largest oil trader Vitol Group is nearing a deal to buy Noble Group’s (NOBG.SI) global oil liquids business, which analysts had valued at about $1 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.... Read more
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Reuters
Namibia tells Airbnb hosts to register or face jailWINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia said on Friday that local home owners listed with
Reuters / Posted 16 minutes ago
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia said on Friday that local home owners listed with U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc risk imprisonment if they fail to register with the tourism regulatory body before the end of this year. FILE PHOTO: A woman... Read more
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Swissinfo
Dollar, Stocks Get Lift From Tax Move; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap(Bloomberg) -- The dollar climbed and Treasuries fell after the latest developm
Swissinfo / Posted 17 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- The dollar climbed and Treasuries fell after the latest developments in Washington buoyed optimism about tax reform and odds rose that an insider may become the next Fed chief. European stocks edged higher on the back of rising metal... Read more
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Swissinfo
Lloyd Blankfein Better Get His Skates On in Frankfurt: Gadfly(Bloomberg Gadfly) -- Frankfurt might not want London's Brexit-fleeing bankers,
Swissinfo / Posted 17 minutes ago
(Bloomberg Gadfly) -- Frankfurt might not want London's Brexit-fleeing bankers, as my colleagues on Bloomberg Businessweek reported this week. But senior financiers suddenly seem pretty keen on a place that has usually been an assignment to... Read more
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Reuters
Trump tax reform hopes boost dollar, stocks, bond yieldsLONDON (Reuters) - European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Frida
Reuters / Posted 17 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated that the “Trumpflation trade” could be back in play, after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts. The vote... Read more
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Reuters
GE stock drops as profit misses, CEO cuts forecastNEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co’s (GE.N) third-quarter profit missed W
Reuters / Posted 17 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co’s (GE.N) third-quarter profit missed Wall Street estimates by a wide margin on Friday and the industrial conglomerate slashed its earnings forecast, sending the year’s worst-performing Dow stock down another 6... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit talks 'positive' but 'there's still some way to go'Theresa May: October 20 2017 Theresa May: Brexit talks 'positive' but 'there
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 minutes ago
Theresa May: October 20 2017 Theresa May: Brexit talks 'positive' but 'there's still some way to... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Hurricanes, Earthquakes Estimated To Cost Industry $95BGENEVA (AP) — Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurers, estimates that H
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 23 minutes ago
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurers, estimates that Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion. The Zurich-based company, which as a reinsurer provides... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
World shares rise as investors await Japan vote, Fed pickHONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday on investor optimism
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 24 minutes ago
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets pushed higher Friday on investor optimism over the global outlook despite uncertainties over the outcome of political events in China and Japan and speculation over Trump's choice for the next Fed chief. KEEPING... Read more
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Wayne Post
RCSD opens its doors to students from Puerto RicoRochester is playing another role helping the victims of Hurricane Maria. The R
Wayne Post / Posted 24 minutes ago
Rochester is playing another role helping the victims of Hurricane Maria. The Rochester City School District has 97 new students, most of them from Puerto Rico and the district is expecting many more, possibly thousands of children from the hurricane... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta energy industry needs new pipelines, but one route to U.S. faces extra challenges, analyst saysWhile at least two of Canada's three major pipeline proposals are likely to go
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 minutes ago
While at least two of Canada's three major pipeline proposals are likely to go ahead, the Line 3 replacement route to Wisconsin faces greater challenges, an industry expert says. Construction has started in Alberta and Saskatchewan on the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester digital agency picks up fashion brand worn by Ex on the Beach starsA Manchester-founded fashion brand worn by reality TV stars has appointed a loc
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 minutes ago
A Manchester-founded fashion brand worn by reality TV stars has appointed a local digital marketing agency. The Couture Club was founded in 2014 and is popular with Ex on the Beach and The Only Way is Essex stars. Now the fashion brand has... Read more
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