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The Hindu
Day 10With the passing of Mahasweta Devi, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Hamid Ansar
Day 10
The Hindu / Posted moments ago
With the passing of Mahasweta Devi, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Hamid Ansari said, the country has lost the most respected writer and activist. 1.26 pm: Farmers aren't able to take care of cows when the animals aren't milching. There should be a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bnPre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn
This is Oxfordshire / Posted moments ago
Pre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year. The lender also booked a £400 million charge for payment protection insurance (PPI) in the second quarter, taking its total provisions to £7.8 billion. And... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Decision paves way for Fletcher purchaseFletcher Building has paid $12 million below the flagged purchase price for riv
Decision paves way for Fletcher purchase
The Courier Mail / Posted a minute ago
Fletcher Building has paid $12 million below the flagged purchase price for rival Higgins Group Holdings. The deal was finalised after Fletcher dropped Horokiwi Quarries from its application to reduce its dominance in the aggregates market. The... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cardinal House in two gaming agreementsCardinal House Group, an online gaming company being taken over by ASX-listed F
Cardinal House in two gaming agreements
The Courier Mail / Posted a minute ago
Cardinal House Group, an online gaming company being taken over by ASX-listed FE Limited, has announced a pair of agreements which will connect Australians with global online betting markets. Cardinal has signed a binding agreement with one of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sony profit falls on yen, low phone salesSony Corp's fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 per cent to Y21.2 billion ($A
Sony profit falls on yen, low phone sales
The Courier Mail / Posted a minute ago
Sony Corp's fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 per cent to Y21.2 billion ($A268.15 million), as earnings got hammered by a strong yen and lagging smartphone sales, and a quake that struck southwestern Japan caused damage and production halts in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Barclays says core profit rises 19%Barclays plc says core pre-tax profit rose 19 per cent to STG2.4 billion ($A4.2
Barclays says core profit rises 19%
The Courier Mail / Posted a minute ago
Barclays plc says core pre-tax profit rose 19 per cent to STG2.4 billion ($A4.21 billion) in the second quarter as the bank expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of Britain's exit from the European Union. The London-based bank said... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bnPre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted a minute ago
Pre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year. The lender also booked a £400 million charge for payment protection insurance (PPI) in the second quarter, taking its total provisions to £7.8 billion. And... Read more
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International Business Times
Pearson sees profits fall as it restructures Education group Pearson saw its half-year profits tumble as the business contin
Pearson sees profits fall as it restructures
International Business Times / Posted a minute ago
Education group Pearson saw its half-year profits tumble as the business continues its restructuring programme. It reported adjusted operating profit of £15m ($20m, €18m) for its first half of the year to 30 June, down from £54m a year ago due to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Year gets better for VW net, car salesFRANKFURT, Germany -- Sales and profit rebounded in the second quarter for the
Year gets better for VW net, car sales
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Sales and profit rebounded in the second quarter for the core Volkswagen brand, compared with a dismal first quarter, the company reported Thursday. With a combination of cost-cutting and marketing, the German carmaker appears... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Shell reports earnings at 11-year lowRoyal Dutch Shell Plc on Thursday reported the lowest quarterly earnings in 11
Shell reports earnings at 11-year low
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Thursday reported the lowest quarterly earnings in 11 years and missed estimates by more than $1 billion as a mix of lower energy prices, weaker refining margins and production halts weighed on Europe's largest oil... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rules to curb debt hunters proposedThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking its first step toward reinin
Rules to curb debt hunters proposed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking its first step toward reining in debt collectors, releasing an early outline of rules aimed at preventing them from harassing consumers and trying to collect debts that don't exist. The proposal,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ford's 2Q profit shy of expectationsDEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co.'s shares tumbled Thursday after it reported w
Ford's 2Q profit shy of expectations
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co.'s shares tumbled Thursday after it reported weaker-than-expected second-quarter earnings and warned that things could get worse in the second half of the year. Ford's net income fell 9 percent to $2 billion in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefForecasts revised, retail sales to climb Retail sales for 2016 are expected to
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
Forecasts revised, retail sales to climb Retail sales for 2016 are expected to increase by 3.4 percent over the previous year, according to the National Retail Federation. The trade association updated its earlier forecast of 3.1 percent after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
VW's Audi says emissions, Takata costs weigh down profitabilityBERLIN: Audi expects profitability this year to drop slightly below its 8-10 pe
VW's Audi says emissions, Takata costs weigh down profitability
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 minutes ago
BERLIN: Audi expects profitability this year to drop slightly below its 8-10 percent target range because of provisions for the diesel emissions scandal and possible recalls of cars fitted with Takata Corp airbags. Operating profit at Volkswagen's... Read more
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Fortune
Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing InvestorsThe Bank of Japan expanded stimulus on Friday by doubling purchases of exchange
Bank of Japan Expands Stimulus, Disappointing Investors
Fortune / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Bank of Japan expanded stimulus on Friday by doubling purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETF), yielding to pressure from the government and financial markets for bolder action, but disappointing investors who had set their hearts on more... Read more
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USA Today
Why Ford is talking like auto sales have peakedA $2-billion profit for three months is nothing to sneeze at, but Ford executiv
Why Ford is talking like auto sales have peaked
USA Today / Posted 5 minutes ago
A $2-billion profit for three months is nothing to sneeze at, but Ford executives are sounding as if they had been debriefed by a coal miner's canary chirping about how it's feeling a little light-headed underground. Automakers are spending more on... Read more
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Northern Echo
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bnIt said the increased risk of recession with lower growth, higher unemployment
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn
Northern Echo / Posted 6 minutes ago
It said the increased risk of recession with lower growth, higher unemployment and falling UK house prices "would likely negatively impact a number of Barclays' portfolios", most notably its mortgage offering. Total income at Barclays was down 9% to... Read more
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express
IMF SCANDAL: Furious watchdog blasts over bailouts, Euro-love and missing documents THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) has been sharply criticised for the Gre
IMF SCANDAL: Furious watchdog blasts over bailouts, Euro-love and missing documents
express / Posted 8 minutes ago
THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) has been sharply criticised for the Greek bailout, unwavering support for the Euro, misleading its own board and misplacing... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Tourists ‘will benefit’ from Stiperstones centre transfer « Shropshire StarShropshire Council’s cabinet approved the handing over management of The Bog Vi
Tourists ‘will benefit’ from Stiperstones centre transfer « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
Shropshire Council’s cabinet approved the handing over management of The Bog Visitor Centre at Stiperstones to a community interest company set up to manage the centre. An agreement for low rent forms part of the 25-year lease for the Bog Visitor... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Proposals for 7,000 jobs across region revealed « Shropshire StarMarches Local Enterprise Partnership has submitted a bid for almost £68 million
Proposals for 7,000 jobs across region revealed « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has submitted a bid for almost £68 million of Growth Deal funding from Westminster, which would be used for projects across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Herefordshire. Projects put forward for funding include... Read more
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The Age
Optimists lift ASX for a third weekShares shuddered into the weekend after the Bank of Japan disappointed the mark
Optimists lift ASX for a third week
The Age / Posted 9 minutes ago
Shares shuddered into the weekend after the Bank of Japan disappointed the market with its policy announcement, but the market optimists ruled again, with the market posting its third consecutive week of gains. In the latest of a succession of hotly... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bnPre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half
Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 minutes ago
Pre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year. The lender also booked a £400 million charge for payment protection insurance (PPI) in the second quarter, taking its total provisions to £7.8 billion. And... Read more
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The Irish Times
German retail sales dip on the month in June but rise strongly on yearGerman retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent on the month in June but a stronger-th
German retail sales dip on the month in June but rise strongly on year
The Irish Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
German retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent on the month in June but a stronger-than-forecast yearly rise suggested consumer spending, which is expected to drive growth this year, remains a pillar of support for the economy as foreign trade... Read more
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The Irish Times
London estate agent blames Brexit for 42% profit dropLondon-focussed estate agent Foxtons blamed a 42 per cent drop in first-half pr
London estate agent blames Brexit for 42% profit drop
The Irish Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
London-focussed estate agent Foxtons blamed a 42 per cent drop in first-half profit on Britain’s EU referendum, saying it led to a fall in transactions which is likely to last until the end of the year. Foxtons, a symbol of London’s booming property... Read more
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The Irish Times
Analysis: signs of good momentum in BoI resultsBank of Ireland’s results were ahead of expectations in spite of a 25 per cent
Analysis: signs of good momentum in BoI results
The Irish Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Bank of Ireland’s results were ahead of expectations in spite of a 25 per cent reduction in its underlying profit to €560 million. This was largely due to a lower impairment charge and a higher gain on the sale of its stake in Visa Europe than... Read more
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Market Watch
French consumer spending falls unexpectedlyPARIS--French consumer spending dropped unexpectedly in June and further than i
French consumer spending falls unexpectedly
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
PARIS--French consumer spending dropped unexpectedly in June and further than initially expected in May as households cut back on energy consumption, French statistics agency Insee reported Friday. Consumer spending in the eurozone's second largest... Read more
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Market Watch
CaixaBank shares rise after profit beats forecastsBy Jeannette Neumann MADRID--CaixaBank SA (CABK.MC) said Friday that net profi
CaixaBank shares rise after profit beats forecasts
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
By Jeannette Neumann MADRID--CaixaBank SA (CABK.MC) said Friday that net profit beat analysts' estimates and rose in the second quarter from a year earlier on lower provisions for loan losses. CaixaBank, Spain's No. 3 bank by market value, said net... Read more
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Market Watch
EDF profit declines on lower electricity pricesPARIS--French state-controlled power utility Électricité de France SA said firs
EDF profit declines on lower electricity prices
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
PARIS--French state-controlled power utility Électricité de France SA said first-half profit fell as a result of lower electricity prices in its home country and losses of market share related to the deregulation of the country's market. Net profit... Read more
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Market Watch
Essentra profit falls, starts CEO succession planLONDON--Essentra PLC (ESNT.LN) Friday reported 5.5% drop in first half pretax p
Essentra profit falls, starts CEO succession plan
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
LONDON--Essentra PLC (ESNT.LN) Friday reported 5.5% drop in first half pretax profit and said that it is working in conjunction with Chief Executive Colin Day on succession planning. For the six months ended June 30, the plastic, fibre and foam... Read more
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Market Watch
AB InBev profit slumps on merger-related chargeAnheuser-Busch InBev NV on Friday reported a massive drop in second-quarter net
AB InBev profit slumps on merger-related charge
Market Watch / Posted 10 minutes ago
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV on Friday reported a massive drop in second-quarter net profit, as it booked a $1.77 billion charge against foreign exchange hedging toward its $100 billion-plus beer megamerger with SABMiller. In December, AB InBev hedged... Read more
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