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The Young Witness
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling aheadA new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling ahead
The Young Witness / Posted a minute ago
A new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable position. A new "Stateometer" gauging the economic performance of the states and territories shows the NSW economy is pulling ahead of the rest of Australia. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepenAn employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars at a factory
China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepen
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars at a factory of Beijing Benz Automotive Co. (BBAC) in Beijing, China, August 31, 2015. BEIJING/SEOUL China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Man Group shares fall after firm caught up in market volatility probeLi Yifei attends a meeting in Beijing, China December 21, 2002. LONDON Shares
Man Group shares fall after firm caught up in market volatility probe
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
Li Yifei attends a meeting in Beijing, China December 21, 2002. LONDON Shares in British hedge fund Man Group (EMG.L) fell as much as 2.9 percent in early deals on Tuesday, after the boss of its China unit was reported taken into custody as part of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Low inflation in Europe puts spotlight on ECBThe famous euro sign landmark is pictured outside the former headquarters of th
Low inflation in Europe puts spotlight on ECB
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
The famous euro sign landmark is pictured outside the former headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, July 17, 2015. Picture taken with a zoom-burst effect. BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT With low price inflation serving as a... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's factories shrink further in August A worrying sign for the health of China’s overall economy, the country’s manu
China's factories shrink further in August
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
A worrying sign for the health of China’s overall economy, the country’s manufacturing sector contracted the fastest pace in several years according to twin surveys for August. Meg Teckman reports. Press... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China expands presence in Hong Kong with $70 million property bingeA passer-by walks along a riverside as City One Shatin residential precinct is
China expands presence in Hong Kong with $70 million property binge
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
A passer-by walks along a riverside as City One Shatin residential precinct is seen in the background in Hong Kong, China July 21, 2015. HONG KONG The Chinese government has spent at least $70 million buying Hong Kong properties over the past 12... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offsideSYDNEY A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.68 billion) contract to
Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offside
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
SYDNEY A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.68 billion) contract to build submarines for Australia irked local suppliers by failing to share key information about its proposal or discuss specific collaboration possibilities during a visit... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market routChina will strongly encourage mergers and acquisitions involving listed firms t
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market rout
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 minutes ago
China will strongly encourage mergers and acquisitions involving listed firms to help push reform of state companies and inject vitality into the economy, said a joint statement released by four government agencies late Monday. The notice also... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices pull back after breathless rallyOil prices moved sharply lower on Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing data an
Oil prices pull back after breathless rally
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Oil prices moved sharply lower on Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing data and profit-taking pared some of crude’s 25%-plus gains of the previous three trading sessions. U.S. oil prices had surged by around 27.5% in the past three days, the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Weak factory, services data points to further slowdown in China Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least thre
Weak factory, services data points to further slowdown in China
The Irish Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least three years in August Activity in China’s factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least three years in... Read more
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Market Watch
Russia manufacturing PMI falls for 9th monthMOSCOW--Another wave of the ruble weakness hit Russia's manufacturing activity
Russia manufacturing PMI falls for 9th month
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
MOSCOW--Another wave of the ruble weakness hit Russia's manufacturing activity in August, fueling inflationary pressures and resulting in job cuts across the sector, a Markit survey of purchasing managers showed Tuesday. The headline Purchasing... Read more
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Market Watch
FTSE 100 falls, as weak China data weighs on minersU.K. stocks dropped Tuesday, with investors returning from a holiday break to g
FTSE 100 falls, as weak China data weighs on miners
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
U.K. stocks dropped Tuesday, with investors returning from a holiday break to gloomy manufacturing data from China, as concerns persist about slowing growth in the world’s second-largest economy. The FTSE 100 UKX, -1.66% lost 1.7% to 6,149.86, with... Read more
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Market Watch
Rentokil to buy U.S. pest-control firm SteritechLONDON--Rentokil Initial PLC (RTO.LN) said Tuesday it is buying North American
Rentokil to buy U.S. pest-control firm Steritech
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON--Rentokil Initial PLC (RTO.LN) said Tuesday it is buying North American pest-control firm Steritech Group Inc. for $425 million in cash, as part of its strategy to expand in the region. The deal is expected to generate profit before interest,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Etsy facing renewed pressure over Irish tax strategy Call to strip company of transparency standards certification Late last year,
Etsy facing renewed pressure over Irish tax strategy
The Irish Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
Call to strip company of transparency standards certification Late last year, Etsy reorganised that Irish unit as an unlimited liability company. A leading tax policy advocacy group has called... Read more
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The Star
Macau casino revenue plunges, govt to rein in fiscal spendingHONG KONG: Gambling revenue in Macau dropped 35.5% in August from a year earlie
Macau casino revenue plunges, govt to rein in fiscal spending
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
HONG KONG: Gambling revenue in Macau dropped 35.5% in August from a year earlier, sliding for 15 months in a row - more evidence of a deepening downturn that prompted the territory's government to announce on Tuesday it would tighten fiscal... Read more
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The Star
Australia keeps interest rates at record lowSYDNEY: Australia’s central bank kept interest rates at a historic low of 2% on
Australia keeps interest rates at record low
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
SYDNEY: Australia’s central bank kept interest rates at a historic low of 2% on Tuesday, playing down recent global volatility as it noted the economy was moderately expanding and inflation contained. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), which last... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 3pmEnergy Brent crude was 2.73% lower at US$52.67 per barrel at 2.30pm Forex Ring
Top foreign and local stories at 3pm
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
Energy Brent crude was 2.73% lower at US$52.67 per barrel at 2.30pm Forex Ringgit up 0.92% to 4.1540 versus the US dollar at 2.55pm. Top foreign storiesChina manufacturing index slumps: Chinese manufacturing activity fell into contraction in... Read more
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EuroNews
Global markets’ quest for stability after Black MondayAfter global markets recorded sharp losses on the recent “Black Monday“http://w
Global markets’ quest for stability after Black Monday
EuroNews / Posted 5 minutes ago
After global markets recorded sharp losses on the recent “Black Monday“http://www.euronews.com/2015/08/25/investors-hope-for-a-rally-after-black-monday-share-sell-off/ a wave of cautious recovery saw them regain some of the largest losses since the... Read more
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Market Watch
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lowerAsian markets fell Tuesday, pressured by disappointing manufacturing data that
Chinese factory data pull Asian shares lower
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Asian markets fell Tuesday, pressured by disappointing manufacturing data that fueled concerns about growth in China and its neighboring economies. The region is extending a turbulent stretch, as fears over a slowdown in China have weighed on... Read more
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The Star
Mohd Azharuddin is new SPAD CEOPETALING JAYA: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has a new chief exec
Mohd Azharuddin is new SPAD CEO
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
PETALING JAYA: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has a new chief executive officer as of Tuesday. Mohd Azharuddin Mat Sah (pic) replaces Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal who has served with SPAD since it first started in 2010. "I look forward... Read more
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The Star
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market routSHANGHAI: China is urging listed companies to merge and restructure, according
China to push mergers by listed firms amid market rout
The Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
SHANGHAI: China is urging listed companies to merge and restructure, according to an official statement, as the government seeks to avert a stock rout and encourage investors to return to the market. China will strongly encourage mergers and... Read more
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Salon.com
Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bankFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, i
Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank
Salon.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe’s shaky economy. Analysts are already talking about when and how the European Central Bank might extend its 1.1 trillion-euro ($1.2 trillion) stimulus program... Read more
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Investopedia
7 Best ETF Trading Strategies for BeginnersExchange-traded funds (ETFs) are ideal for beginning investors because of their
7 Best ETF Trading Strategies for Beginners
Investopedia / Posted 6 minutes ago
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are ideal for beginning investors because of their many benefits likes low expense ratios, abundant liquidity, wide range of investment choices, diversification, low investment threshold, and so on (for more see... Read more
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Investopedia
Equity Crowdfunding Sites Disrupt Banking and VCThe biggest names in crowdfunding, like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, have focused
Equity Crowdfunding Sites Disrupt Banking and VC
Investopedia / Posted 6 minutes ago
The biggest names in crowdfunding, like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, have focused largely on donation-based crowdfunding (think personal pleas to cover medical costs, fundraising for a charity goal, or donations to help start a business). In exchange... Read more
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Canberra Times
Biggest oil price spike since Gulf WarWest Texas Intermediate crude has bounced up by over 26 per cent over its low l
Biggest oil price spike since Gulf War
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
West Texas Intermediate crude has bounced up by over 26 per cent over its low last week. Photo: Bloomberg The biggest oil price surge in 25 years appears mainly driven by supply-side factors, according to analysts, despite the rebound in global... Read more
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Canberra Times
Banker joy as tax gets axedWestpac chairman Lindsay Maxsted says the tax on large deposits would have been
Banker joy as tax gets axed
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Westpac chairman Lindsay Maxsted says the tax on large deposits would have been the "thin edge of the wedge". Photo: Louise Kennerley Westpac chairman Lindsay Maxsted says the government's move to scrap plans for a tax on bank deposits has made his... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX begins September with a sell-off on weak Chinese dataThe heavy selling on the ASX was once again led by the banks. Photo: Karl Hilzi
ASX begins September with a sell-off on weak Chinese data
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
The heavy selling on the ASX was once again led by the banks. Photo: Karl Hilzinger The Australian sharemarket began September where it left off in August – deep in the red – as weak manufacturing data from China added to worries about the health of... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girlsYahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in Decem
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 minutes ago
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant and expecting identical twin girls in December. Mayer made the announcement Tuesday in a post on her official Tumblr page, saying the "twins part was quite a surprise." The CEO said she has shared the news with... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
What’s Happening to the Share Price of Insurance Australia Group Ltd?What does Insurance Australia Group Ltd do? Insurance Australia Group Ltd [ASX
What’s Happening to the Share Price of Insurance Australia Group Ltd?
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 10 minutes ago
What does Insurance Australia Group Ltd do? Insurance Australia Group Ltd [ASX:IAG], Australia’s largest insurer underwrites over $11 billion of premiums per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands including NRMA Insurance, CGU and SGIO... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling aheadA new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable
'Stateometer' shows NSW economy pulling ahead
Western Advocate / Posted 10 minutes ago
A new economic comparison tool, the "Stateometer", shows NSW is in an enviable position. A new "Stateometer" gauging the economic performance of the states and territories shows the NSW economy is pulling ahead of the rest of Australia. The... Read more
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