Business

Trending stories

Latest stories

1m
Oxford Mail
Train strikes due to go ahead as plannedTRAIN strikes planned for the Bank Holiday weekend will definitely go ahead. R
Train strikes due to go ahead as planned
Oxford Mail / Posted a minute ago
TRAIN strikes planned for the Bank Holiday weekend will definitely go ahead. Rail operator First Great Western confirmed yesterday afternoon there was no possibility of reaching agreement with members of the RMT union who plan to strike on Saturday... Read more
1m
FOX Carolina
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX Carolina / Posted a minute ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
3m
PhysOrg
Messaging app Line says still considering IPOPopular Japanese messaging app Line said Friday it was still considering plans
Messaging app Line says still considering IPO
PhysOrg / Posted 3 minutes ago
Popular Japanese messaging app Line said Friday it was still considering plans for an initial public offering, after a report said it had shelved the sale for a second year in a row. Line's owner, South Korean Internet firm Naver, was preparing an... Read more
3m
The Globe and Mail
Justin Trudeau alters election equation with deficit-spending gambleJustin Trudeau has just broken this election campaign wide open. His Liberals h
Justin Trudeau alters election equation with deficit-spending gamble
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 minutes ago
Justin Trudeau has just broken this election campaign wide open. His Liberals have chucked the balanced-budget pledge, at least in the short term, to promise economic growth instead. And now Mr. Trudeau gets to offer a different economic policy. It... Read more
5 related stories
4m
FOX 12 Oregon
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
4m
DutchNews.nl
Sensation and Awakenings' American owner in financial troubleThe American company SFX, which owns Dutch festival organisers ID&T, b2s and Aw
Sensation and Awakenings' American owner in financial trouble
DutchNews.nl / Posted 4 minutes ago
The American company SFX, which owns Dutch festival organisers ID&T, b2s and Awakenings, booked a loss of almost €80m over the first six months of this year. Credit ratings agency Moody’s has also raised doubts about whether the company can recover.... Read more
4m
New Kerala
Chinese stocks surge over three percent China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged more than three percent dur
Chinese stocks surge over three percent
New Kerala / Posted 4 minutes ago
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged more than three percent during the afternoon trading session on Friday. Earlier, the Shenzhen Component Index opened 1.4 percent higher at 10,397.97 points,... Read more
5m
The Malaysian Insider
Jimah East Power to issue RM10 billion sukuk Published: 28 August 2015 2:57 PM Tenaga Nasional Bhd's 70%-owned unit, Jima
Jimah East Power to issue RM10 billion sukuk
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 minutes ago
Published: 28 August 2015 2:57 PM Tenaga Nasional Bhd's 70%-owned unit, Jimah East Power Sdn Bhd, has proposed to issue sukuk of up to RM10 billion. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, TNB said the... Read more
5m
The Malaysian Insider
Mara will not reduce overseas students despite ringgit’s fall Published: 28 August 2015 2:46 PM Mara assures parents of sponsored students
Mara will not reduce overseas students despite ringgit’s fall
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 minutes ago
Published: 28 August 2015 2:46 PM Mara assures parents of sponsored students that their sponsorship amount will remain the same despite the drop in the ringgit's value. – The Malaysian... Read more
5m
The Malaysian Insider
Economic panel to help SMEs face ringgit fall, says Mustapa Published: 28 August 2015 2:45 PM Minister of International Trade and Indust
Economic panel to help SMEs face ringgit fall, says Mustapa
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 minutes ago
Published: 28 August 2015 2:45 PM Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed says small medium enterprises are the backbone of the economy. – The Malaysian... Read more
5m
WSFA 12 Montgomery
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
5m
14 WFIE Evansville
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
6m
Pendle Today
Barnoldswick homes ready for residents Jane Maloney, of Housing Pendle, Kevin Morris, from Mulbury Homes, Chris Hill,
Barnoldswick homes ready for residents
Pendle Today / Posted 6 minutes ago
Jane Maloney, of Housing Pendle, Kevin Morris, from Mulbury Homes, Chris Hill, of Harbur Construction, Renea Cammish, Together Housing, and Andrew Sharkey, also of Harbur Construction at the new development at... Read more
8m
iol.co.za
VWSA to build new MQB-platform car.An investment of over R4.5 billion has secured VWSA's Uitenhage plant as an ex
VWSA to build new MQB-platform car
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
.An investment of over R4.5 billion has secured VWSA's Uitenhage plant as an export base. Johannesburg - Volkswagen's future as a manufacturer in South Africa as been secured, at least for the medium term, with the announcement the international... Read more
3 related stories
8m
iol.co.za
Nicola’s Notes: A silver lining?INDEPENDENT MEDIANicola Mawson, IOL Business Editor. Picture: Matthews Baloyi
Nicola’s Notes: A silver lining?
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANicola Mawson, IOL Business Editor. Picture: Matthews Baloyi Although the rand continues to hover around multi-year lows - and was at R13.12 when I sat down to write this - it seems not everything is doom and gloom. For that, I’m... Read more
8m
iol.co.za
Crude extends gains in AsiaSingapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price
Crude extends gains in Asia
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
Singapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data. The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October delivery, rose 52 cents to $43.08 while... Read more
8m
iol.co.za
Focus on jobs, educationJohannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equ
Focus on jobs, education
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equality in SA, and companies must transform or face the negative effects on their bottom line. That’s the word from Jason Goldberg, director of Edge Growth, who argues big... Read more
8m
iol.co.za
Australia’s Woolworths names new chairmanSydney - Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, appointed a new
Australia’s Woolworths names new chairman
iol.co.za / Posted 8 minutes ago
Sydney - Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, appointed a new chairman and posted annual results that matched analyst estimates as its key sales measure fell for the first time since at least 2005. Net income was A$2.15 billion... Read more
8m
SiliconIndia
Quicko.Com: Helping Thousands Of Taxpayers Efile Income Tax Return For FreeThe moment one mentions of Tax Filing, we all pass that guilty smile. And the l
Quicko.Com: Helping Thousands Of Taxpayers Efile Income Tax Return For Free
SiliconIndia / Posted 8 minutes ago
The moment one mentions of Tax Filing, we all pass that guilty smile. And the list of reasons behind it can be easily understood. The complex calculations, the paperwork; and after all, time is money, isn’t it! If only these factors would cease to... Read more
9m
RTE News
Ad growth and lower costs boosts INM's profitIndependent News and Media has reported a 13.5% rise in pre-tax profits for the
Ad growth and lower costs boosts INM's profit
RTE News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Independent News and Media has reported a 13.5% rise in pre-tax profits for the first half of the year. The media company earned €15.1m in the six month period – despite a slight fall in revenues to €157.3m. INM said the improvement came on the... Read more
9m
RTE News
UTV Media sees H1 profit drop to £1mUTV has announced a pre-tax profit of £1m for the first six months of 2015, com
UTV Media sees H1 profit drop to £1m
RTE News / Posted 9 minutes ago
UTV has announced a pre-tax profit of £1m for the first six months of 2015, compared to £10m for the same period in 2014. The broadcaster had group revenue of £58.3m - compared to £57.8m this time last year. UTV Ireland, which was launched at the... Read more
9m
RTE News
450 new jobs for Dublin and CorkUp to 450 jobs are to be created over the next four years in Dublin and Cork.
450 new jobs for Dublin and Cork
RTE News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Up to 450 jobs are to be created over the next four years in Dublin and Cork. Accounting and consulting firm Deloitte will create 400 new posts over the next 4 years as it expands its consulting business. It is seeking to recruit 100 staff... Read more
9m
RTE News
Asian markets extend gains overnightAsian markets extended a global rally into second day overnight, as upbeat US e
Asian markets extend gains overnight
RTE News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Asian markets extended a global rally into second day overnight, as upbeat US economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week. European stocks were poised to follow suit, and oil... Read more
6 related stories
10m
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 10 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
13m
AllAfrica.com
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment ConferenceOpening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Invest
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 minutes ago
Opening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Investment Conference held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Programme Director; Honourable Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Pravin... Read more
3 related stories
13m
AllAfrica.com
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the ConsumerThe most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' re
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the Consumer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 minutes ago
The most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' resistance to free market forces. The Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association points out, for instance, that the formula used to calculate fuel prices needs to... Read more
13m
Weekly Times
Alan Joyce's pay packet hits $11.9mQANTAS chief executive Alan Joyce's pay packet has swelled to $11.9 million. A
Alan Joyce's pay packet hits $11.9m
Weekly Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
QANTAS chief executive Alan Joyce's pay packet has swelled to $11.9 million. A WEEK after reporting the largest financial turnaround in Australian corporate history, Qantas said Mr Joyce was awarded $6.9 million in shares in 2014/15, as part of... Read more
6 related stories
13m
WFLX FOX 29
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 13 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
13m
FOX 6 News Birmingham
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 13 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
13m
FOX 5 Las Vegas
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 13 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
1108 related stories
More