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The Irish Times
Kingspan sales rise 25% in first four months on acquisitionsKingspan said it is on track to post strong first-half results as sales rose 25
Kingspan sales rise 25% in first four months on acquisitions
The Irish Times / Posted moments ago
Kingspan said it is on track to post strong first-half results as sales rose 25 per cent in the first four months of the year to €903.1 million, driven by acquisitions made last year. However, the maker of building insulation panels said that UK... Read more
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The Irish Times
Kennedy Wilson Europe spends €76.9 million on Dublin officesThe acquisitions were funded by the company’s existing cash resources, it said
Kennedy Wilson Europe spends €76.9 million on Dublin offices
The Irish Times / Posted moments ago
The acquisitions were funded by the company’s existing cash resources, it said in a statement to the stock exchange on Thursday. Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate said the it bought the Chase office block in Sandyford from Chase Arkle for €62.5... Read more
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Market Watch
Inmarsat cuts revenue guidance on energy slowdownLONDON--Satellite operator Inmarsat PLC (ISAT.LN) on Thursday lowered its full-
Inmarsat cuts revenue guidance on energy slowdown
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
LONDON--Satellite operator Inmarsat PLC (ISAT.LN) on Thursday lowered its full-year revenue guidance as it suffers from the global slowdown in maritime and energy markets. The company, whose satellites are used for broadband on boats, planes and... Read more
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Market Watch
Centrica to raise $1.09 billion from share offerLONDON--The U.K.'s biggest energy supplier, Centrica PLC (CNA.LN), said Thursda
Centrica to raise $1.09 billion from share offer
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
LONDON--The U.K.'s biggest energy supplier, Centrica PLC (CNA.LN), said Thursday it intends to raise around GBP750 million ($1.09 billion) from a private placement of shares to fund two acquisitions and pare debt in light of mounting pressure on its... Read more
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Market Watch
BT Group sees profit boosted by sports channelsLONDON--BT Group PLC (BT.LN) Thursday posted a rise in net profit, boosted by b
BT Group sees profit boosted by sports channels
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
LONDON--BT Group PLC (BT.LN) Thursday posted a rise in net profit, boosted by broadband services and sports channels. The U.K. telecommunications company said net profit in the quarter ended March 31 rose to 756 million pounds ($1.1 billion) from... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
BT to invest £6bn in network upgrade and improve customer serviceBT has unveiled a £6 billion programme to upgrade its network in a move to exte
BT to invest £6bn in network upgrade and improve customer service
West Moreland Gazette / Posted moments ago
BT has unveiled a £6 billion programme to upgrade its network in a move to extend ultrafast broadband to at least 10 million homes and businesses and lay fibre optic lines to around two million premises across the UK. The telecoms giant also pledged... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Jewellers Peter George Banks plans special event to encourage shoppers to visit KendalA Kendal jewellers is hosting a special event to encourage shoppers to visit Ke
Jewellers Peter George Banks plans special event to encourage shoppers to visit Kendal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted moments ago
A Kendal jewellers is hosting a special event to encourage shoppers to visit Kendal. On Saturday, May 7, Peter George Banks Jewellers in Kendal are having a special promotions day to encourage shoppers into the town. “Kendal has so much to offer in... Read more
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Market Watch
Barclays raises $875.56 million from placingLONDON--Barclays PLC BARC has raised 603 million pounds ($875.56 million) throu
Barclays raises $875.56 million from placing
Market Watch / Posted moments ago
LONDON--Barclays PLC BARC has raised 603 million pounds ($875.56 million) through the sale of part of its stake in Barclays Africa Group Ltd. Late Wednesday the British bank said it would sell 103.6 million shares in Barclays Africa, or 12.2% of its... Read more
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The Register
Australia copies UK's Google tax on 'contrived' dodgesAustralia has copied the United Kingdom's Government Digital Service and has no
Australia copies UK's Google tax on 'contrived' dodges
The Register / Posted a minute ago
Australia has copied the United Kingdom's Government Digital Service and has now decided the UK's Google-busting Diverted Profits tax is also worth replicating. Australia's national budget was delivered on Tuesday and treasurer* Scott Morrison's... Read more
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The Financial Express
FY16 direct tax mop-up misses target by over Rs 18,000 crThe all-India direct tax collections for fiscal 2016 have fallen short of the r
FY16 direct tax mop-up misses target by over Rs 18,000 cr
The Financial Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
The all-India direct tax collections for fiscal 2016 have fallen short of the revised tax target of Rs7, 52,021 crore by about Rs 18,000 crore, according to data accessed by The Indian Express. The Centre had, in February, lowered its direct tax... Read more
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The Financial Express
Indian rupee slides 6 paise against dollar to 66.61Dealers attributed the rupee’s fall to increased demand for the US currency fro
Indian rupee slides 6 paise against dollar to 66.61
The Financial Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dealers attributed the rupee’s fall to increased demand for the US currency from importers and dollar’s strength against other currencies overseas. (Reuters) The Indian rupee depreciated by 6 paise to 66.61 against the US currency in early trade... Read more
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Canberra Times
Icahn exits Apple, warns of 'day of reckoning'Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has confirmed he has sold his entire s
Icahn exits Apple, warns of 'day of reckoning'
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has confirmed he has sold his entire stake in Apple, citing the risk of China's influence on the stock. Icahn, in an interview with cable television network CNBC, also said he was "still very cautious" on the... Read more
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Canberra Times
RBA names Philip Lowe as next governorReserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Philip Lowe will replace outgoing chi
RBA names Philip Lowe as next governor
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Philip Lowe will replace outgoing chief Glenn Stevens, Treasurer Scott Morrison has told parliament. Philip Lowe, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, right, speaks as Glenn Stevens, governor,... Read more
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iTWire
Malaysian Airlines commits to major software implementationAmadeus will supply a new Passenger Service System (PSS) - the Amadeus Altéa Su
Malaysian Airlines commits to major software implementation
iTWire / Posted 4 minutes ago
Amadeus will supply a new Passenger Service System (PSS) - the Amadeus Altéa Suite. It’s a huge step forward for Malaysia Airlines and will enable it to expand services in Australia and from its Kuala Lumpur hub as well as manage reservations,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Reassessment after car park purchaseCouncil's general fund has been taking a bit of a hit this year and it's not a
Reassessment after car park purchase
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 minutes ago
Council's general fund has been taking a bit of a hit this year and it's not a bottomless pit The former Plumb Motors site in Auckland St, Bega, is to be turned into car parking after being purchased by council for $600,000. The purchase of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against Abu Sayyaf - newkerala.com #59167Jakarta, May 5 : The foreign ministers and military leaders of Indonesia, Malay
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against Abu Sayyaf - newkerala.com #59167
New Kerala / Posted 11 minutes ago
Jakarta, May 5 : The foreign ministers and military leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines met on Thursday to agree on actions against the Abu Sayyaf extremist group. The summit was convened by Indonesia, and was held in Yogyakara, after... Read more
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ABC News
Asian Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower After Uneven US DataAsian stock markets drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade Thursday after some
Asian Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower After Uneven US Data
ABC News / Posted 11 minutes ago
Asian stock markets drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade Thursday after some uneven economic data sent investors into a holding pattern. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped 0.3 percent to 20,474.28 while the Shanghai Composite Index in... Read more
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The China Post
Lawmakers trim 'mismanaged' subsidy for rural hospitals TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Lawmakers have frozen part of a state budget that they said
Lawmakers trim 'mismanaged' subsidy for rural hospitals
The China Post / Posted 12 minutes ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Lawmakers have frozen part of a state budget that they said was allowing a string of hospital investors to profit unfairly. A legislative committee today reviewed the National... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
AirAsia Indonesia to end Bali-KK servicesKuala Lumpur: AirAsia Indonesia will end its thrice weekly Bali–Kota Kinabalu (
AirAsia Indonesia to end Bali-KK services
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: AirAsia Indonesia will end its thrice weekly Bali–Kota Kinabalu (KK) services, effective June 23, 2016. In a statement Wednesday, AirAsia Bhd Chief Executive Officer, Aireen Omar, said this was due to the stagnant market growth and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
R&A Teleco to acquire SSSB for RM150mKuala Lumpur: R&A Telecommunication Group Bhd plans to acquire the entire stake
R&A Teleco to acquire SSSB for RM150m
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: R&A Telecommunication Group Bhd plans to acquire the entire stake in Semua Shipping Sdn Bhd (SSSB) for RM150 million. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia Wednesday, R&A said, it has signed a non-binding term sheet with Semua International... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
TM eyes higher contribution from enterprise segment Kuala Lumpur: Telekom Malaysia Bhd ™ is bullish on market prospects and expec
TM eyes higher contribution from enterprise segment
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: Telekom Malaysia Bhd ™ is bullish on market prospects and expects its enterprise segment to register a higher double-digit contribution to the group's total revenue this year. "The... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
M'sia takes lead in Islamic Venture Capital planKuala Lumpur: Malaysia is spearheading the establishment of the world's first I
M'sia takes lead in Islamic Venture Capital plan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia is spearheading the establishment of the world's first Islamic Venture Capital in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), said Treasury Secretary-General, Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah. He said a Memorandum of... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Strive for export value, says TanKota Kinabalu: Small and medium entrepreneurs in Sabah can only boast having gr
Strive for export value, says Tan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kota Kinabalu: Small and medium entrepreneurs in Sabah can only boast having great products if they have export value. Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan said it is not impossible on condition that they must match product quality and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Malaysia Airlines partners Amadeus for new PSSKuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) has teamed up with global travel tech
Malaysia Airlines partners Amadeus for new PSS
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) has teamed up with global travel technology leader Amadeus for a new Passenger Service System (PSS). Under the deal, Amadeus would provide its solution Altéa Suite to assist the national carrier on its... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Govt mulling free float mechanism for oil priceKuala Lumpur: The Government is mulling the possibility of replacing the manage
Govt mulling free float mechanism for oil price
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: The Government is mulling the possibility of replacing the managed float mechanism with a free float system to set petrol and diesel retail prices, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong. A free float system could benefit... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bank Muamalat becomes fifth to sign corporate integrity pledge Putra Jaya: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd became the fifth banking institution a
Bank Muamalat becomes fifth to sign corporate integrity pledge
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Putra Jaya: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd became the fifth banking institution and 906th organisation in the country to sign the Corporate Integrity Pledge (CIP) to declare its commitment... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Oil boom towns could be facing real estate bustsDepressed oil prices are becoming a real drag on some housing markets. On a na
Oil boom towns could be facing real estate busts
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 minutes ago
Depressed oil prices are becoming a real drag on some housing markets. On a national level, homes are moving off the market faster than in 2015, according to a Trulia report analyzing the 100 largest U.S. metro areas. But in oil-heavy housing... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: AFY - AFTERPAY - up two cents, or 1.6 per c
Stocks to watch
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 minutes ago
on the Australian stock exchange: AFY - AFTERPAY - up two cents, or 1.6 per cent, at $1.27 Shares in Afterpay, a provider of interest-free loans for online purchases, have continued to rise on their second day of trade. BHP - BHP... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ton Scrap fined after price-fixing admissionJohannesburg - Scrap metal dealer, Ton Scrap, has been fined R3.5 million after
Ton Scrap fined after price-fixing admission
iol.co.za / Posted 15 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Scrap metal dealer, Ton Scrap, has been fined R3.5 million after admitting to contravening the Competition Act by agreeing with its competitors to fix purchasing prices of certain ferrous scrap metals and to allocate suppliers among... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zimbabwe compels rand use amid cash crisisHarare - Zimbabwe will enforce usage of the rand with exporters receiving half
Zimbabwe compels rand use amid cash crisis
iol.co.za / Posted 15 minutes ago
Harare - Zimbabwe will enforce usage of the rand with exporters receiving half of their proceeds in the South African currency and shops required to accept payments in any of the multiple currencies that Zimbabwe uses as legal tender. The move comes... Read more
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