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The Age
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m planMyer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to dri
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m plan
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Myer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to drive long-term sales growth. Photo: Pat Scala Myer shareholders have backed the retailer's $600 million turnaround plan by snapping up shares in a $221 million equity... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Globe partners with Xurpas in regional IT joint venture Intent on going regional for Information and Technology as well as digital co
Globe partners with Xurpas in regional IT joint venture
Manila Bulletin / Posted a minute ago
Intent on going regional for Information and Technology as well as digital content, Globe Telecom, Inc. the other day signed an agreement with Xurpas Inc. with the latter investing P900 million... Read more
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The Age
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumblingMal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by hold
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumbling
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Mal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by holding its rate-setting meeting the day before Wednesday's data dump on the Australian economy, but it got the big picture right. "In Australia, most of the available... Read more
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The Age
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revampMyer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace –
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revamp
The Age / Posted a minute ago
Myer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace – a "transition" year in 2016. Photo: Pat Scala If there is one word that best sums up the response from investors to the unveiling of Myer's transformation it would be –... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Robinsons Retail buys appliance store chain Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. (RRHI) has acquired 90 percent of by Savers E
Robinsons Retail buys appliance store chain
Manila Bulletin / Posted a minute ago
Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. (RRHI) has acquired 90 percent of by Savers Electronic World, Inc., which owns and operates consumer electronics and home appliance store chain Saver’s Appliance Depot. In... Read more
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Spalding Today
8% rise in cost of your weekly shop in last 12 monthsThe cost of basic food and non-alcoholic drink in supermarkets may be rising a
8% rise in cost of your weekly shop in last 12 months
Spalding Today / Posted a minute ago
The cost of basic food and non-alcoholic drink in supermarkets may be rising a lot faster than previously thought. A cross-section of everyday items, including tea bags, bananas, potatoes and milk, went up in price by an average of 8% over the past... Read more
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The Age
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mineA NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mine
The Age / Posted a minute ago
A NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani's Carmichael coal project. Photo: Glenn Hunt National Australia Bank has said it will not fund what would be the biggest coal mine in Australia, Adani's $16 billion... Read more
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The Age
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diaryYou no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diary
The Age / Posted a minute ago
You no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector, thanks to retail king Gerry Harvey. While consumers have picked themselves up from the spending doldrums, the billionaire obviously thought a little something extra was... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Global market volatility the new norm? Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spi
Global market volatility the new norm?
Reuters UK Edition / Posted a minute ago
Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, says IMF managing director Christina Lagarde. David Pollard looks at whether market volatility... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
US markets open solidly higher a day after big plungeNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening broadly higher as the market bounces ba
US markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted a minute ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening broadly higher as the market bounces back from a plunge the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 200 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,255 in the first few minutes of trading Thursday. The Standard... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
APEC to simplify ROO to entice more FTAs, RTAs CEBU CITY – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is working towards the s
APEC to simplify ROO to entice more FTAs, RTAs
Manila Bulletin / Posted a minute ago
CEBU CITY – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is working towards the simplification of Rules of Origins (ROO) among member economies including the Philippines so that more free trade agreements... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asia doing ‘pretty well’ despite China slowdown Jakarta – International Monetary Fund, chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday d
Asia doing ‘pretty well’ despite China slowdown
Manila Bulletin / Posted a minute ago
Jakarta – International Monetary Fund, chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday declared Asian economies were doing ”pretty well” despite the volatility caused by China’s slowdown and unease on global... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets reboundGold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data pr
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets rebound
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Gold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data provided a boost to the dollar and investors turned their attention to a rally in the U.S. stock market. “We think too much is made of gold’s safe-haven status in the short... Read more
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Market Watch
Fresh Market upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman SachsFresh Market Inc. TFM, +6.19% has been upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman
Fresh Market upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Fresh Market Inc. TFM, +6.19% has been upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs and raised the 12-month price target to $24 from $23. The firm's analysts maintain their below-consensus estimates based on lingering concerns about Fresh Market's... Read more
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Market Watch
Blythe Masters back in business with blockchain for banksBlythe Masters, as managing director and head of the global commodities group a
Blythe Masters back in business with blockchain for banks
Market Watch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Blythe Masters, as managing director and head of the global commodities group at J.P. Morgan Chase, testifying in 2009. Blythe Masters is talking her book in a cover story for Bloomberg’s magazine. She’s CEO of Digital Asset Holdings, a New York... Read more
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The Star
Germany moves to ease banking access for people granted asylumFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany plans to ease the path for hundreds of thousands
Germany moves to ease banking access for people granted asylum
The Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany plans to ease the path for hundreds of thousands of people granted asylum in the country to set up bank accounts, while ensuring anti-money laundering measures remain in place, the head of financial watchdog Bafin said... Read more
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EuroNews
Lego back at No.1 after profits surgeToy brickmaker Lego has reported a 23% jump in sales for the first half of 2015
Lego back at No.1 after profits surge
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
Toy brickmaker Lego has reported a 23% jump in sales for the first half of 2015, thus reclaiming the world number one toymaker spot from America’s Mattel. The Dane’s profit margin beats its competitors hands down, too. Operating profit improved by a... Read more
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EuroNews
ECB to prepare fresh hit of QE for Eurozone?The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy th
ECB to prepare fresh hit of QE for Eurozone?
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy the ECB may be thinking about opening the money taps wider. Analysts are betting on bank boss Mario Draghi to use his Thursday news conference to announce more quantitative... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Standard Chartered backs off Adani coal mining projectAnother bank has walked away from Adani's Carmichael mine project. Photo: Peter
Standard Chartered backs off Adani coal mining project
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 minutes ago
Another bank has walked away from Adani's Carmichael mine project. Photo: Peter Braig Australia's largest proposed coal mine has been dealt another blow after Britain's Standard Chartered ended its contract on the Carmichael coal project, the second... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revampMyer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace –
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revamp
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Myer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace – a "transition" year in 2016. Photo: Pat Scala If there is one word that best sums up the response from investors to the unveiling of Myer's transformation it would be –... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mineA NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mine
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
A NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani's Carmichael coal project. Photo: Glenn Hunt National Australia Bank has said it will not fund what would be the biggest coal mine in Australia, Adani's $16 billion... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumblingMal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by hold
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumbling
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Mal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by holding its rate-setting meeting the day before Wednesday's data dump on the Australian economy, but it got the big picture right. "In Australia, most of the available... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diaryYou no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diary
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
You no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector, thanks to retail king Gerry Harvey. While consumers have picked themselves up from the spending doldrums, the billionaire obviously thought a little something extra was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m planMyer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to dri
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m plan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
Myer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to drive long-term sales growth. Photo: Pat Scala Myer shareholders have backed the retailer's $600 million turnaround plan by snapping up shares in a $221 million equity... Read more
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The Marietta Times
W.Va. to launch first syringe exchange programHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials hope a new syringe exchange program i
W.Va. to launch first syringe exchange program
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials hope a new syringe exchange program in Cabell County will reduce the number of blood-borne diseases. West Virginia Public Broadcasting reports (http://bit.ly/1Krlvng ) that the new program is set to begin... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Chandler Ralph plans to retireAdirondack Health President and CEO Chandler Ralph is scheduled to announce her
Chandler Ralph plans to retire
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 minutes ago
Adirondack Health President and CEO Chandler Ralph is scheduled to announce her retirement, effective next year, at a press conference late this morning at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She's been at the helm of Adirondack Health for 21... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 5 Precious Metals Mutual FundsTypically, a precious metals portfolio focuses on mining stocks. Some funds, ho
Top 5 Precious Metals Mutual Funds
Investopedia / Posted 3 minutes ago
Typically, a precious metals portfolio focuses on mining stocks. Some funds, however, purchase a small-to-moderate amount of gold or silver bullion. Though primary allocation is given to gold mining stocks, many funds do offer a substantial amount of... Read more
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Investopedia
Top 5 Startups that Emerged in LondonLondon has served as the de facto financial capital of Europe for all of modern
Top 5 Startups that Emerged in London
Investopedia / Posted 3 minutes ago
London has served as the de facto financial capital of Europe for all of modern history. As a result, many large banks, financial institutions and huge multinational corporations call the U.K. capital home. The workforce in London is similar to that... Read more
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Investopedia
Vanguard Small-Cap Value (VBRSmall-cap value exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide exposure to small-cap stoc
Vanguard Small-Cap Value (VBR
Investopedia / Posted 3 minutes ago
Small-cap value exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide exposure to small-cap stocks deemed to be undervalued by the funds' strategies. Small-cap value stocks tend to have more upside potential than their counterparts; however, high return potentials... Read more
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Investopedia
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd (VCITBonds can serve as essential elements of fixed-income and equity portfolios. Si
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corp Bd (VCIT
Investopedia / Posted 3 minutes ago
Bonds can serve as essential elements of fixed-income and equity portfolios. Since bonds are generally less volatile than stocks, they can be less risky investments for risk-averse investors. Bonds can help to diversify and mitigate the overall... Read more
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