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EuroNews
Asia firms' sentiment slips on geo-political tensions - Thomson Reuters/INSEADBy Suvashree Choudhury MUMBAI (Reuters) – Business confidence among Asian compa
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Suvashree Choudhury MUMBAI (Reuters) – Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a... Read more
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EuroNews
Food companies to standardize date labels(Reuters) – A group of consumer goods makers and retailers including Kellogg Co
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Reuters) – A group of consumer goods makers and retailers including Kellogg Co, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Nestle SA and Unilever Plc plans to simplify and standardize food date labels to reduce food wastage. The standardized labelling to be put in place... Read more
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EuroNews
Fed conflicted by tepid U.S. inflation, global economic reboundBy Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Caught between a lull
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger global economy, the Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year or... Read more
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EuroNews
How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' UsBy Jessica DiNapoli and Tracy Rucinski (Reuters) – Toys “R” Us Inc has been mak
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Jessica DiNapoli and Tracy Rucinski (Reuters) – Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion (4.9 billion pounds) leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ryanair shares regain lost ground following flight cancellationsRyanair shares clawed back some of the ground that they have lost over the last
The Irish Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Ryanair shares clawed back some of the ground that they have lost over the last week as the controversy over its decision to cancel 50 flights a day to the end of October dragged on. The airline offered pilots up to €12,000 to forgo annual leave in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Three-year Trumbull County reappraisal showing 3 percent increase in property valuesStaff report The first data coming out of the most recent three-year Trumbull
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 minutes ago
Staff report The first data coming out of the most recent three-year Trumbull County real-estate reappraisal show an average increase of 3 percent, county Auditor Adrian Biviano says. That may seem like a modest increase, but compared to the 5... Read more
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Business Standard India
Divi's Labs surges 6% on successful USFDA inspection of Unit-2The stock hit nine-month high and was trading at its highest level since Decemb
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
The stock hit nine-month high and was trading at its highest level since December 23, 2016 on BSE. It outperformed the market by surging 47% in past one month, as compared to 4% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. “Unit-2 has been inspected by the U.S. Food... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular slip; Reliance hits new high as TRAI cuts IUCShares of telecom services providers, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular, lost up
Business Standard India / Posted 7 minutes ago
Shares of telecom services providers, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular, lost up to 7% on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in intra-day trade on Wednesday after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) cut termination charge for all mobile to... Read more
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Business Standard India
A macro perspectiveIndians now compare their living standards, not with their fathers’ and grandfa
Business Standard India / Posted 8 minutes ago
Indians now compare their living standards, not with their fathers’ and grandfathers’, but with those of countries to the east, particularly China. From 1979, China, under Deng Xiaoping, stole the march over India. Between 1980 and 2013, it grew at... Read more
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Daily Herald
College towns feel pinch from rental sites like AirbnbIn this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo Airbnb operator Jennifer McConnell stan
Daily Herald / Posted 11 minutes ago
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 photo Airbnb operator Jennifer McConnell stands for a photograph in a communal area of her home, in Cambridge, Mass. College towns like Cambridge say they are feeling the pinch in the debate over whether short term... Read more
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Gulf News
Central banks keep chasing the mirage of inflationBut despite all that, chances of such an outcome seem as remote as ever Since
Gulf News / Posted 12 minutes ago
But despite all that, chances of such an outcome seem as remote as ever Since the summer of 2016, the global economy has been in a period of moderate expansion, with the growth rate accelerating gradually. What has not picked up, at least in the... Read more
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Gulf News
Revealed: Passports to invest in without migratingThese passports offer visa-free entry to over 100 countries, including Schengen
Gulf News / Posted 12 minutes ago
These passports offer visa-free entry to over 100 countries, including Schengen states Cleofe Maceda, Senior Web Reporter Dubai: Many people dream of owning a second passport that lets them travel anywhere in the world without a visa. But obtaining... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
FedEx profit falls 17 percent, hurt by TNT cyberattackMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx said Tuesday that its first-quarter profit fell 17
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 minutes ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx said Tuesday that its first-quarter profit fell 17 percent, hurt by a June cyberattack at its TNT Express business that caused shipping delays in Europe. It also cut its profit outlook for the year and its shares fell in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussies starving over power billsAUSTRALIANS are having to choose between paying their medical bills and paying
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 minutes ago
AUSTRALIANS are having to choose between paying their medical bills and paying their electricity costs, according to the nation’s consumer watchdog. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has also identified cases of households rationing... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump administration may ease rules on US gun sales to foreign buyers Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! The Trump administration is lending a
Raw Story / Posted 19 minutes ago
Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! The Trump administration is lending a hand to U.S. gun makers who want to sell small arms to foreign buyers. The move to ease restrictions... Read more
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asianage
Sensex rebounds 93 points on the back of RIL, ITC stocksMumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded by over 93 points in early trade on
asianage / Posted 20 minutes ago
Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rebounded by over 93 points in early trade on Wednesday on gains in blue chips such as RIL, L&T and ITC, amid a rising trend in Asia. The 30-share index was trading higher by 93.02 points, or 0.28 per cent, at... Read more
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asianage
Sunny's Navratri themed condom ad in Gujarat termed 'derogatory', CIAT writes to CentreNew Delhi: Traders' body CAIT asked the Centre to ban an outdoor advertisement
asianage / Posted 20 minutes ago
New Delhi: Traders' body CAIT asked the Centre to ban an outdoor advertisement in Gujarat of Manforce contraceptive brand endorsed by actress Sunny Leone, saying it was derogatory and encouraged the youth to use its condoms in the name of Navratri... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sunny's Navratri themed condom ad in Gujarat draws ire, trader's body demands banNew Delhi: Traders' body CAIT asked the Centre to ban an outdoor advertisement
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 minutes ago
New Delhi: Traders' body CAIT asked the Centre to ban an outdoor advertisement in Gujarat of Manforce contraceptive brand endorsed by actress Sunny Leone, saying it was derogatory and encouraged the youth to use its condoms in the name of Navratri... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Foreign Debt Up By 40% Under BuhariNigeria's total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
Nigeria's total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $15.1 billion and N14.1 trillion respectively, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. A review of the total foreign debt profile of the Federal and the 36... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers Order Banks to Unblock Patience Jonathan's AccountsThe House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has directed six com
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has directed six commercial banks to free accounts operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The committee chaired by Uzoma Nkem-Abonta (Abia-PDP), gave the directive on Tuesday in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sunny Leone’s condom poster: Traders body ask centre to be ban the Navratri adTraders’ body CAIT has asked the centre to ban an outdoor advertisement in Guja
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
Traders’ body CAIT has asked the centre to ban an outdoor advertisement in Gujarat of Manforce contraceptive brand endorsed by Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, saying it was derogatory and encouraged the youth to use its condoms in the name of Navratri... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussies starving over power billsAUSTRALIANS are having to choose between paying their medical bills and paying
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 minutes ago
AUSTRALIANS are having to choose between paying their medical bills and paying their electricity costs, according to the nation’s consumer watchdog. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has also identified cases of households rationing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister’s Decision Erodes Māori Fisheries SettlementWednesday, 20 September 2017, 5:15 pmPress Release: Te Ohu Kaimoana Primary In
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 minutes ago
Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 5:15 pmPress Release: Te Ohu Kaimoana Primary Industries Minister Hon Nathan Guy’s decision to decrease the Total... Read more
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Reuters
Wells Fargo's lone outsider aims to clean up bank's reputationNEW YORK (Reuters) - Before a sales scandal upended its reputation, Wells Fargo
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Before a sales scandal upended its reputation, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) was something of a proud outsider in Washington and on Wall Street compared to its big bank peers. Now the only one of 11 executive officers at the bank who... Read more
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Reuters
Fed conflicted by tepid U.S. inflation, global economic reboundWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger g
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger global economy, the Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year or back off until prices rise more... Read more
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Reuters
How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us(Reuters) - Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments o
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S.... Read more
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Reuters
Asia firms' sentiment slips on geo-political tensions: Thomson Reuters/INSEADMUMBAI (Reuters) - Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD... Read more
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Reuters
Dollar trades sideways as investors await Fed's policy signalsTOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was on tenterhooks, trading sideways against major
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was on tenterhooks, trading sideways against major rivals on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s meeting at which it was expected to announce plans to trim its $4.2 trillion in bond... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores openAP file photo Shoppers shop in a Toys 'R' Us store Nov. 25 in Miami. Toys 'R' U
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 minutes ago
AP file photo Shoppers shop in a Toys 'R' Us store Nov. 25 in Miami. Toys 'R' Us, the pioneering big box toy retailer, announced late Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while continuing with normal business operations. NEW... Read more
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dna
Performance of India, China would fundamentally shape the world: Rahul Gandhi at Princeton UniversityCongress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that notwithstanding the path chosen
dna / Posted 26 minutes ago
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that notwithstanding the path chosen by them, the performance of India and China, would determine how the world would fundamentally be reshaped. Gandhi, who was interacting with students at the Princeton... Read more
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