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News 8000
Janet Yellen: Negative rates possible in U.S.Negative interest rates could be coming to America. "We're taking a look at th
Janet Yellen: Negative rates possible in U.S.
News 8000 / Posted 2 minutes ago
Negative interest rates could be coming to America. "We're taking a look at them ... I wouldn't take those off the table," Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said Thursday at a Congressional hearing. Yellen and other experts stress that the U.S.... Read more
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Northern Echo
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnLast year chief executive Warren East, who joined the firm last July, said he w
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Northern Echo / Posted 3 minutes ago
Last year chief executive Warren East, who joined the firm last July, said he would scrap the current Aerospace and Land & Sea divisional structure. Rolls said the move will cut out a layer of senior management, with the group instead comprising... Read more
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SKY News
Nikkei Plunges 5% But FTSE Opens HigherJapan's Nikkei has closed 4.8% lower as it reacted to sharp sell-offs in Europe
Nikkei Plunges 5% But FTSE Opens Higher
SKY News / Posted 3 minutes ago
Japan's Nikkei has closed 4.8% lower as it reacted to sharp sell-offs in European and US markets which saw London's FTSE 100 fall to its lowest level in four years on Thursday. Among the biggest fallers in Japan was Softbank which owns over a third... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comGO p.l.c. published its financial results for 2015, showing a profit before tax
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
GO p.l.c. published its financial results for 2015, showing a profit before tax of €34.2 million as the group continues to register a strong performance in its core operations. The group’s operating profit amounted to €27.8 million, up from €21.8... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comThe Minister for Finance, Edward Scicluna, met with the European Commissioner f
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Minister for Finance, Edward Scicluna, met with the European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill on Thursday in Brussels. The meeting is part of a series of high-level exchanges which... Read more
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Market Watch
Commerzbank eyes extending negative interest ratesFRANKFURT--Germany's Commerzbank AG Friday said it may start charging mid-sized
Commerzbank eyes extending negative interest rates
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
FRANKFURT--Germany's Commerzbank AG Friday said it may start charging mid-sized corporate clients with negative interest rates on their deposits, amid expectations the European Central Bank could cut its main interest rate further below zero. "We... Read more
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The Star
Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debtMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he planned no ta
Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debt
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he planned no talks on Ukraine's $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia at the Munich Security conference this week. "There is nothing in particular to discuss. The debt has to be... Read more
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The Irish Times
German economy sustains its momentum amid slowdownGermany’s economy sustained its momentum at the end of 2015, showing resilience
German economy sustains its momentum amid slowdown
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Germany’s economy sustained its momentum at the end of 2015, showing resilience amid an emerging market slowdown that’s heightened concerns about global growth and sent equities plunging this year. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally-adjusted... Read more
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The Irish Times
Commerzbank posts profit on lower provisions for bad loansCommerzbank returned to profit in the fourth quarter as provisions for bad loan
Commerzbank posts profit on lower provisions for bad loans
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Commerzbank returned to profit in the fourth quarter as provisions for bad loans fell thanks to Germany’s robust economy, allowing it to draw a line under a six-year restructuring by announcing to close its ‘bad bank’ comprising non-core... Read more
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The Star
Bursa Securities queries Yen GlobalKUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd has queried Yen Global Bhd over the
Bursa Securities queries Yen Global
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd has queried Yen Global Bhd over the rise in price and volume of the shares recently. The regulator had on Friday advised investors to take note of the integrated apparel manufacturer’s reply to the query... Read more
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Market Watch
Thyssenkrupp swings to loss on steel hit, tax costFRANKFURT--German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp AG swung to a first-quar
Thyssenkrupp swings to loss on steel hit, tax cost
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
FRANKFURT--German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp AG swung to a first-quarter loss, hurt by weakness in the steel and materials businesses as well as high tax expenses. The company reported a net loss of EUR23 million ($26.1 million) for the... Read more
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Market Watch
European stocks bounce back, with GDP in viewEuropean stocks rose Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff in the previous s
European stocks bounce back, with GDP in view
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
European stocks rose Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff in the previous session, ahead of the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone. Topping the index was Commerzbank AG CBK, +12.37% with shares charging up 13% after the lender... Read more
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The Star
TNB inks new power purchase deal with PD PowerPort Dickson Power has received a three-year extension to supply electricity to
TNB inks new power purchase deal with PD Power
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
Port Dickson Power has received a three-year extension to supply electricity to Tenaga Nasional. The 2011 file photo shows PD Power's plant. KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has signed a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with Malakoff Corp... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney lockout laws: How cities around the world minimise alcohol-related violenceLondon: Amsterdam's Night Mayor, Mirik Milan, has urged Sydney to explore diffe
Sydney lockout laws: How cities around the world minimise alcohol-related violence
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
London: Amsterdam's Night Mayor, Mirik Milan, has urged Sydney to explore different, more innovative ways to minimise alcohol related violence, arguing that lockout laws will make it impossible to nurture the city's night time economy and destroy its... Read more
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Salon.com
Renault reports higher earnings as sales risePARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on
Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise
Salon.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
PARIS (AP) — French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. Europe’s number three car maker says Friday it made 2.8 billion... Read more
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The Financial Express
Amtek Auto shares tank 11 per cent on Q3 resultsAmtek Auto shares tanked as much as 11 per cent on Friday after the company rep
Amtek Auto shares tank 11 per cent on Q3 results
The Financial Express / Posted 9 minutes ago
Amtek Auto shares tanked as much as 11 per cent on Friday after the company reported net loss of Rs 132.15 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 (Photo: Reuters) Amtek Auto shares tanked as much as 11 per cent on Friday after the company... Read more
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Canberra Times
Self-managed funds no walk in wonderlandIllustration: Karl Hilzinger. Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds
Self-managed funds no walk in wonderland
Canberra Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Illustration: Karl Hilzinger. Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds (SMSFs) as tax benefit nirvana, offering the chance to ''boost your returns''. Images of retired couples strolling happily along a sandy beach often accompany the... Read more
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Canberra Times
The challenges of ethical investingInvest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment ap
The challenges of ethical investing
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Invest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment approach. Photo: Gabriele Charotte Ethical investing is only for the naive, right? With the carbon tax dead and the renewable energy target for the chop, Australia’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
RBA's hands tied as property prices go through the roofThe Australian housing market is in the grip of an irrational exuberance. Phot
RBA's hands tied as property prices go through the roof
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Australian housing market is in the grip of an irrational exuberance. Photo: Jamie Davies It's hard to sustain a state of amazement. Eventually, even the most perplexing, confounding things become normalised. Take Sydney house prices, for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities insteadWhile some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Mich
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities instead
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
While some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Michael Rayner There's much to worry about right now, including a China crash, a property market bubble, a Eurozone bust up and the possibility of a local recession. This... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is it too late to invest overseas?Australians wanting to buy Nasdaq technology stocks may find them expensive sin
Is it too late to invest overseas?
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Australians wanting to buy Nasdaq technology stocks may find them expensive since the fall in the Aussie dollar. Photo: Mark Lennihan International investing is flavour of the month. A recent ASX research report indicated that 13 per cent of 6.48... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why small investors should welcome volatilityValue-driven small investors should welcome the rise of robo-advisers – it's le
Why small investors should welcome volatility
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Value-driven small investors should welcome the rise of robo-advisers – it's less competition. Photo: Rocco Fazzari Since the start of the year, we've seen increasing volatility on global sharemarkets. This is scaring the pants off professional and... Read more
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Rappler
Light Rail Manila signs P24B-loan for LRT1 Cavite extensionHOUNDED BY DELAYS. The group of Ayala and MPIC in 2014 bagged the P64.9-billion
Light Rail Manila signs P24B-loan for LRT1 Cavite extension
Rappler / Posted 11 minutes ago
HOUNDED BY DELAYS. The group of Ayala and MPIC in 2014 bagged the P64.9-billion deal to extend LRT-1 from Baclaran to Bacoor, Cavite MANILA, Philippines — With Metro Manila’s insufficient network of trains, the consortium of Ayala Corporation and... Read more
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Scotsman
Entrepreneur ‘hatchery’ opens at RBS head office RBS chief executive Ross McEwan, left, with ESpark boss Jim Duffy. Picture: Ro
Entrepreneur ‘hatchery’ opens at RBS head office
Scotsman / Posted 11 minutes ago
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan, left, with ESpark boss Jim Duffy. Picture: Robert Perry The former “executive wing” at Royal Bank of Scotland’s headquarters today opened its doors to an initiative... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra expecting Rs 4.6 lakh cr investment during Make in India weekThe summit will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The state gover
Maharashtra expecting Rs 4.6 lakh cr investment during Make in India week
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
The summit will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The state government will set up a separate pavilion to showcase Magnetic Maharashtra, where meetings will be held with investors. An official from the chief minister's office claimed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sumit Mazumder: Budget must strengthen growth boostersLow consumer demand, a slide in investments and troubles in the banking sector
Sumit Mazumder: Budget must strengthen growth boosters
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Low consumer demand, a slide in investments and troubles in the banking sector should prompt the government to recalibrate taxes and expenditure. It is also important to ramp up spending on health... Read more
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Business Standard India
83 BSE 500 stocks down over 50% from 52-week highsAbout one out of five stocks from the BSE500 index are now trading more than 50
83 BSE 500 stocks down over 50% from 52-week highs
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
About one out of five stocks from the BSE500 index are now trading more than 50% discounts to their 52-week highs, following an over 10% fall in the benchmark BSE Sensex over the past one-and-half months. A total of 83 stocks from the BSE-500 are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mining industry body urges ministry to extend non-captive leases till 2030Fearing the availability of limited iron ore blocks for auctions, the Federatio
Mining industry body urges ministry to extend non-captive leases till 2030
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Fearing the availability of limited iron ore blocks for auctions, the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (Fimi) has appealed to the Union ministry of mines to extend validity of non-captive leases till March 31, 2030. The validity of such... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarterFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth qua
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. Those domestic factors offset a downward effect from Germany’s typical strength, foreign... Read more
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Daily Herald
Renault reports higher earnings as sales risePARIS -- French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its
Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise
Daily Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
PARIS -- French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. Europe's number three car maker says Friday it made 2.8 billion euros... Read more
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