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Sun Star
Housing sheltered, study points outA STUDY by a global property website suggested that a change in political clima
Housing sheltered, study points out
Sun Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
A STUDY by a global property website suggested that a change in political climate would have minimal impact on the country’s housing industry. At least “51 percent to 53 percent of them (real estate professionals) said that political climate and... Read more
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SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket
Total Signs Heads Of Agreement To Supply LNG To ENN In ChinaTotal has signed a binding Heads of Agreement with ENN LNG Trading for the deli
Total Signs Heads Of Agreement To Supply LNG To ENN In China
SupplyChainSolutions - SupplyChainMarket / Posted 4 minutes ago
Total has signed a binding Heads of Agreement with ENN LNG Trading for the delivery of 0.5 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for a period of 10 years. The deliveries will be sourced from Total’s global LNG portfolio and are... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks close flatLocal market defies weak leads with gains in materials stocks offsetting dips i
Aust stocks close flat
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Local market defies weak leads with gains in materials stocks offsetting dips in the financial sector. The Australian sharemarket has closed flat — defying negative leads from Wall Street — with bargain buying in resource-related stocks offsetting... Read more
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The Courier Mail
OzForex dives after bid talks abandoned Investors wiped more than $300 million off the market value of OzForex after
OzForex dives after bid talks abandoned
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Investors wiped more than $300 million off the market value of OzForex after the money transfer company abandoned takeover talks with global rival Western Union, and slashed its annual earnings... Read more
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International Business Times
EasyJet shareholders reject calls by Sir Stelios to increase dividend payout Shareholders of easyJet have rejected calls by its founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioa
EasyJet shareholders reject calls by Sir Stelios to increase dividend payout
International Business Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Shareholders of easyJet have rejected calls by its founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou to increase the company's dividend payout. The rebuff comes days ahead of his plans to stage a protest over the budget carrier's dividend policy. The founder has... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Cities in Arkansas Scrambling to Fill Vacant Walmart LocationsSince Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced last month it was closing 154 stores in th
Cities in Arkansas Scrambling to Fill Vacant Walmart Locations
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
Since Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced last month it was closing 154 stores in the United States, Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston has been on the phone and sending emails trying to attract a grocery store to the Benton County town. The closing of the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Sees Volume, Value of Biggest Deals DropThe value of mergers and acquisitions last year reached a record high worldwide
Arkansas Sees Volume, Value of Biggest Deals Drop
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
The value of mergers and acquisitions last year reached a record high worldwide and in the United States, but Arkansas was a different story. The known value of big deals in the state — those worth $9 million or more — fell 53 percent in 2015... Read more
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Business Spectator
OzForex sinks 42% after takeover talks endOzForex and Western Union have ended takeover discussions after the US financia
OzForex sinks 42% after takeover talks end
Business Spectator / Posted 9 minutes ago
OzForex and Western Union have ended takeover discussions after the US financial services giant lobbed a bid in November and as the Australian group lowered its guidance following a quieter-than-expected December quarter. Western Union lobbed a... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks close flatThe Australian sharemarket has closed flat — defying negative leads from Wall S
Aust stocks close flat
Business Spectator / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Australian sharemarket has closed flat — defying negative leads from Wall Street — with bargain buying in resource-related stocks offsetting slight declines in other sectors. At the 4.15pm (AEDT) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
D&L to grow biodegradable plastics business D&L Industries Inc., the country’s largest customized food ingredients and ol
D&L to grow biodegradable plastics business
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 minutes ago
D&L Industries Inc., the country’s largest customized food ingredients and oleochemicals firm, is looking at specialty plastics, particularly biodegradable plastics, to boost the growth in its export and... Read more
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The Age
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treatRevenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soa
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treat
The Age / Posted 14 minutes ago
Revenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soaring sales to Asia have helped Australia's biggest honey packer, Capilano, defy raw ingredient supply rises of more than $1 a kilogram to deliver a 53 per cent surge in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treatRevenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soa
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treat
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
Revenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soaring sales to Asia have helped Australia's biggest honey packer, Capilano, defy raw ingredient supply rises of more than $1 a kilogram to deliver a 53 per cent surge in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Watch for this renovation scamNSW Fair Trading | Sydney builder ordered to pay $90,475 over renovation scam |
Watch for this renovation scam
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 minutes ago
NSW Fair Trading | Sydney builder ordered to pay $90,475 over renovation scam | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website This is what you want to see a builder doing... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Student loan defaults hit area hardPeople don’t usually tell those in their late teens and early 20s to go buy a n
Student loan defaults hit area hard
Kinston Free Press / Posted 17 minutes ago
People don’t usually tell those in their late teens and early 20s to go buy a new car. Or a house.But depending on your student loan debt, that could be the sort of expense you’re looking at and trying to afford, with one of the few assurances being... Read more
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The Financial Express
Procter & Gamble gains over 9% on posting 62% rise in Q2 net profitProcter & Gamble (P&G) shares gained as much as 9.38 per cent in the early trad
Procter & Gamble gains over 9% on posting 62% rise in Q2 net profit
The Financial Express / Posted 17 minutes ago
Procter & Gamble (P&G) shares gained as much as 9.38 per cent in the early trade on Monday after the FMCG major reported 61.81 per cent rise in net profit figures to Rs 146.70 crore for the quarter ended December 2015. The company earned Rs 90.66... Read more
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The Financial Express
Oil prices dip as supply fears offset Saudi-Venezuela talksCrude prices edged down in Asia today as worries about the ongoing supply glut
Oil prices dip as supply fears offset Saudi-Venezuela talks
The Financial Express / Posted 17 minutes ago
Crude prices edged down in Asia today as worries about the ongoing supply glut offset news that the oil ministers of Saudi Arabia and Venezuela had held talks on stabilising the beleaguered market. A pick-up in the dollar also weighed on the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio Tinto axes more senior jobsRio Tinto's shares were higher on Monday afternoon at $42.44. Photo: Bloomberg
Rio Tinto axes more senior jobs
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Rio Tinto's shares were higher on Monday afternoon at $42.44. Photo: Bloomberg The man in charge of Rio Tinto's $US1.9 billion ($2.7 billion) bauxite expansion has left the company, as the miner's cost cutting drive continues to trim its executive... Read more
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Canberra Times
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treatRevenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soa
Capilano Honey delivers investors a sweet treat
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Revenue soared more than 15 per cent to $67.1 million. Photo: James Alcock Soaring sales to Asia have helped Australia's biggest honey packer, Capilano, defy raw ingredient supply rises of more than $1 a kilogram to deliver a 53 per cent surge in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mixed profits expected for Australian insurersCiti says QBE's higher expense ratio will be a key source of improvement in its
Mixed profits expected for Australian insurers
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Citi says QBE's higher expense ratio will be a key source of improvement in its margin. IAG is expected to outline plans for future special dividends, Suncorp Group's earnings could be hit with worse-than-expected claims, and QBE Insurance Group... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Rio Tinto’s Dividend Policy May Be on Its Last LegsRumours are circling that Rio Tinto [ASX:RIO] is set to announce changes to its
Rio Tinto’s Dividend Policy May Be on Its Last Legs
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 20 minutes ago
Rumours are circling that Rio Tinto [ASX:RIO] is set to announce changes to its dividend policy, which may take effect as early as August. With the ongoing volatility taking place across commodity markets, analysts expect Rio to cut its dividend... Read more
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Business Standard India
Precision Camshafts lists below issue pricePrecision Camshafts has listed at Rs 163, a 12% below its issue price of Rs 186
Precision Camshafts lists below issue price
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
Precision Camshafts has listed at Rs 163, a 12% below its issue price of Rs 186 per share on the BSE. On the NSE, the stock opened at Rs 165, an 11% lower than its issue price. At 10:19, the stock was trading at day’s highest level of Rs 179 after... Read more
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Business Standard India
Derivative calls for ONGC, Adani Ports from Geojit BNP ParibasHere are some derivative strategies from Geojit BNP Paribas for the dayHere are
Derivative calls for ONGC, Adani Ports from Geojit BNP Paribas
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
Here are some derivative strategies from Geojit BNP Paribas for the dayHere are some derivative strategies from Geojit BNP Paribas for the dayDERIVATIVE STRATEGIESONGC:SELL [BELOW MOVING... Read more
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Business Standard India
No fundamental disappointment in Q3 for Tata PowerAn apparent look at Tata Power’s December 2015 quarter (Q3FY16) results suggest
No fundamental disappointment in Q3 for Tata Power
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
An apparent look at Tata Power’s December 2015 quarter (Q3FY16) results suggests a gross slippage in profit —down 88% at Rs 24 crore (versus estimates of Rs 300 crore). However, this should not deter investors as certain regulatory accounting... Read more
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Business Standard India
3M India zooms on over three-fold jump in Q3 profitShares of 3M India are locked in upper circuit of 20% at Rs 12,163 on the NSE a
3M India zooms on over three-fold jump in Q3 profit
Business Standard India / Posted 20 minutes ago
Shares of 3M India are locked in upper circuit of 20% at Rs 12,163 on the NSE after the company reported more than three-fold jump in net profit at Rs 56.61 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 (Q3FY16) on back of strong operational income.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Keep Your Promises plans to challenge DuPont-Dow mergerKeep Your Promises DuPont has retained Donald I. Baker of Baker and Miller PLLC
Keep Your Promises plans to challenge DuPont-Dow merger
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 22 minutes ago
Keep Your Promises DuPont has retained Donald I. Baker of Baker and Miller PLLC to help devise an antitrust challenge to the proposed merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical. Keep Your Promises said the effort is designed to encourage antitrust... Read more
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New Kerala
South Asian Games: Indian contingent dominate medals tally with 24 goldNew Delhi, Feb.7 : Host country India continued to dominate on the third day of
South Asian Games: Indian contingent dominate medals tally with 24 gold
New Kerala / Posted 26 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb.7 : Host country India continued to dominate on the third day of the 12th South Asian Games as they maintained their top position in the medals tally with 24 Gold medals. Sri Lanka, who captured 6 Gold medals, occupied the second spot... Read more
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New Kerala
VAT department of Delhi catches huge consignment of iPhonesNew Delhi, Feb. 7 : The Trade and Taxes department of Delhi has caught a huge c
VAT department of Delhi catches huge consignment of iPhones
New Kerala / Posted 26 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : The Trade and Taxes department of Delhi has caught a huge consignment of iPhones valued over Rs. two crore. The consignment comprises of 600 iPhones of both 5S and 6S models. It was brought to Delhi illegally without proper... Read more
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Boston Globe
Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in courtSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation
Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court
Boston Globe / Posted 26 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation’s first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take six hours or more by... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stocks to watch on Monday Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: AIO - ASCIANO - up 21.0 ce
Stocks to watch on Monday
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 minutes ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: AIO - ASCIANO - up 21.0 cents, or 2.36 per cent, at $9.10 QUB - QUBE HOLDINGS - steady at $2.20 The long running takeover battle for Australian rail and ports operator... Read more
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Adelaide Now
ANZ may face ASIC interest rate actionANZ has refused to comment on a report that it will face legal action by the co
ANZ may face ASIC interest rate action
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 minutes ago
ANZ has refused to comment on a report that it will face legal action by the corporate watchdog. ANZ continues to co-operate with the corporate watchdog's investigation into alleged interest rate rigging but... Read more
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