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Inquirier.net
Indonesia keen to develop tourism in BruneiIndonesia is keen to develop cooperation with Brunei Darussalam in the tourism
Indonesia keen to develop tourism in Brunei
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 minutes ago
Indonesia is keen to develop cooperation with Brunei Darussalam in the tourism sector as it presents itself as an avenue to support economic diversification in the country. Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs at the Indonesian Embassy in Brunei... Read more
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Market Watch
State Bank of India net profit falls 60.5%MUMBAI--State Bank of India said Thursday its fiscal third-quarter net profit f
State Bank of India net profit falls 60.5%
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
MUMBAI--State Bank of India said Thursday its fiscal third-quarter net profit fell sharply, after the country's largest lender set aside more money to make up for its non-performing assets. Net profit at the bank fell 60.5% to 11.15 billion rupees... Read more
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Market Watch
India consumer inflation cools in January: pollNEW DELHI--India's consumer inflation likely eased for the first time in six mo
India consumer inflation cools in January: poll
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW DELHI--India's consumer inflation likely eased for the first time in six months in January as food prices cooled, undershooting the central bank's target for the month and bolstering hopes of a rate cut later this year, a survey shows. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Société Générale profit rises 20% on sale of Amundi stakeAFP/Getty Images French bank Société Générale SA on Thursday reported a jump i
Société Générale profit rises 20% on sale of Amundi stake
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
AFP/Getty Images French bank Société Générale SA on Thursday reported a jump in fourth-quarter net profit, boosted by the sale of its stake in asset manager Amundi, but warned that it may fall short of its profitability target this year. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Thomas Cook bookings fall, but loss narrowsLONDON--Leisure-travel company Thomas Cook Group PLC (TCG.LN) on Thursday repor
Thomas Cook bookings fall, but loss narrows
Market Watch / Posted 4 minutes ago
LONDON--Leisure-travel company Thomas Cook Group PLC (TCG.LN) on Thursday reported a narrowed underlying loss before interest and taxes for the first quarter of fiscal 2016, and reiterated its full-year guidance, despite challenging trading... Read more
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The Star
North Korea says to freeze assets of South Korean firms at KaesongSEOUL - North Korea said on Thursday it was expelling all South Korean workers
North Korea says to freeze assets of South Korean firms at Kaesong
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
SEOUL - North Korea said on Thursday it was expelling all South Korean workers from the Kaesong industrial zone and freezing the assets of companies operating there, calling the South's decision to suspend operations at the zone a "declaration of... Read more
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The Irish Times
European markets open lower as investors dump dollarFresh cracks appeared in global markets on Thursday as investors sought the saf
European markets open lower as investors dump dollar
The Irish Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
Fresh cracks appeared in global markets on Thursday as investors sought the safety of Japanese yen, gold and top-rated bonds while dumping dollars on bets the Federal Reserve could be done raising interest rates. Even the absence of Tokyo for a... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia unveils "big bang" foreign investment packageIndonesian President Joko Widodo's administration has rolled out several econom
Indonesia unveils "big bang" foreign investment package
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
Indonesian President Joko Widodo's administration has rolled out several economic stimulus packages in recent months JAKARTA: Indonesia on Thursday announced its boldest measures to attract foreign investment in a decade, loosening restrictions on... Read more
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The Star
Maersk, MSC, 13 others offer to settle EU pricing probeBRUSSELS: Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other firms have
Maersk, MSC, 13 others offer to settle EU pricing probe
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
BRUSSELS: Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other firms have offered to change their pricing practices to settle an EU antitrust probe and stave off any fines, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The case is... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmTop foreign storiesRio Tinto slumps into annual net loss as slowdown bites: Rio
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
Top foreign storiesRio Tinto slumps into annual net loss as slowdown bites: Rio Tinto on Thursday posted an annual net loss of US$866 million in what the mining giant said was a “highly challenging environment” as commodity prices plunged and the... Read more
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Salon.com
War, plunging oil prices send Iraq’s economy into crisisBAGHDAD (AP) — Plunging oil prices have pitched Iraq into a severe financial cr
War, plunging oil prices send Iraq’s economy into crisis
Salon.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Plunging oil prices have pitched Iraq into a severe financial crisis as it struggles to combat the Islamic State group, play host to millions of refugees and rebuild cities and towns ravaged by war. Iraq’s economy is almost completely... Read more
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Investopedia
2016's Most Promising Asset ClassesAfter a rough and tumble 2015, the stock market ended up right around where it
2016's Most Promising Asset Classes
Investopedia / Posted 5 minutes ago
After a rough and tumble 2015, the stock market ended up right around where it began. This was better than many other asset classes that suffered through a choppy 2015 with no single asset class standing out. Going into 2016, the stock market has... Read more
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The Financial Express
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta DasTrying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on
Indian stock markets better off than many others: Shaktikanta Das
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
Trying to calm jittery investors, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the decline in stock markets in India is not as bad as in some other countries and the government is prepared to deal with challenges emanating from global... Read more
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The Financial Express
TeamLease Services to be listed on bourses on Feb 12TeamLease Services shares will be listed on bourses on BSE and NSE on Friday (F
TeamLease Services to be listed on bourses on Feb 12
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
TeamLease Services shares will be listed on bourses on BSE and NSE on Friday (February 12). Earlier, the IPO of the company received overwhelming response from investors as the issue was oversubscribed 66.02 times. (Photo: AP) TeamLease Services... Read more
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The Financial Express
ITC to invest Rs 3000 crore in 3 projects in BengalITC would engage more with the farmers of the state, Deveshwar said, adding tha
ITC to invest Rs 3000 crore in 3 projects in Bengal
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
ITC would engage more with the farmers of the state, Deveshwar said, adding that it was experimenting with the manufacture of a special variety of seeds which will not absorb moisture. Diversified conglomerate ITC today unveiled three projects in... Read more
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The Financial Express
Stock markets in bear grip in 2016 so far, 5 stocks to bet uponDomestic equity market has been in bears’ grip this year so far. The benchmark
Stock markets in bear grip in 2016 so far, 5 stocks to bet upon
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
Domestic equity market has been in bears’ grip this year so far. The benchmark index BSE Sensex hit its lowest level in almost 21 months and the 50-share index Nifty broke the psychological level of 7,200 on Thursday. In the current sell-off 229... Read more
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The Financial Express
State Bank of India Q3 standalone net profit plunges 62% at Rs 1,115SBI Q3 earnings: Consolidated net profit of the bank fell 67 per cent year-on-y
State Bank of India Q3 standalone net profit plunges 62% at Rs 1,115
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
SBI Q3 earnings: Consolidated net profit of the bank fell 67 per cent year-on-year at Rs 1,259.49 crore during October-December 2015 period against Rs 3828.20 crore in the same quarter last year. (Photo:Reuters) State Bank of India, country’s top... Read more
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The Financial Express
Small savings interest rates to fall from April 1The cumulative corpus of National Small Savings Fund is projected to rise to Rs
Small savings interest rates to fall from April 1
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
The cumulative corpus of National Small Savings Fund is projected to rise to Rs 9.59 lakh cr after accretion of Rs 52,000 cr in 2015-16. (Reuters) Interest rates on small savings schemes, except the ones for the girl child and senior citizens, could... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh red-faced after ditching dividendsThursday's profit announcement from Rio Tinto will have to go down as one of co
Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh red-faced after ditching dividends
Canberra Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Thursday's profit announcement from Rio Tinto will have to go down as one of corporate comic farce as chief executive Sam Walsh lined up in front of the media firing apologising for taking the most commercially imperative decision to ditch the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Public servants top the superannuation pileCommonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on
Public servants top the superannuation pile
Canberra Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Commonwealth public servants and military personnel scored the best returns on their retirement savings in the past financial year than any other group of Australian workers, the latest official figures confirm. Public sector funds were the only... Read more
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Rappler
Roxas vows P100 billion for barangays under budgeting programSUPPORT FOR BARANGAYS. Liberal Party presidential bet Mar Roxas vows to expand
Roxas vows P100 billion for barangays under budgeting program
Rappler / Posted 8 minutes ago
SUPPORT FOR BARANGAYS. Liberal Party presidential bet Mar Roxas vows to expand support for barangays under the expanded bottom up budgeting program. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Liberal Party (LP) presidential candidate Manuel... Read more
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Western Advocate
Benefits of NSW Government's electricity privatisation questioned in ACIL Allen reportThe NSW government has been spruiking overcooked estimates of the positive effe
Benefits of NSW Government's electricity privatisation questioned in ACIL Allen report
Western Advocate / Posted 9 minutes ago
The NSW government has been spruiking overcooked estimates of the positive effects of its electricity privatisation plan for the state's economy, a highly critical independent review has found. The NSW government has been spruiking "unreasonable"... Read more
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Business Standard India
GMR Infra net loss narrows to Rs 379 cr in Q3Consolidated total income from operations rose to Rs 3,564.25 crore during the
GMR Infra net loss narrows to Rs 379 cr in Q3
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
Consolidated total income from operations rose to Rs 3,564.25 crore during the quarterConsolidated total income from operations rose to Rs 3,564.25 crore during the quarter GMR Infrastructure today... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jaitley likely to visit Australia in March; invite pension fundsJaitley is also expected to be a part of the 'Make in India' programme schedule
Jaitley likely to visit Australia in March; invite pension funds
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
Jaitley is also expected to be a part of the 'Make in India' programme scheduled to take place in Australia at the end of MarchJaitley is also expected to be a part of the 'Make in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rajat Dhawan, Anu Madgavkar & Sree Ramaswamy: Make in India - Being frugal is not enoughIt has been clear for a while that India needs manufacturing - and it may be tr
Rajat Dhawan, Anu Madgavkar & Sree Ramaswamy: Make in India - Being frugal is not enough
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
It has been clear for a while that India needs manufacturing - and it may be true that global manufacturing needs India as well. Time to strike while the iron is... Read more
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Business Standard India
NRI businessmen upbeat over Abu Dhabi leader's India visitThe businessmen hope that the visit will further boost trade between India-UAET
NRI businessmen upbeat over Abu Dhabi leader's India visit
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
The businessmen hope that the visit will further boost trade between India-UAEThe businessmen hope that the visit will further boost trade between India-UAE Indian businessmen based in the UAE... Read more
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Business Standard India
BSE Midcap, Smallcap index hit 52-week lowAt 12:54 PM, smallcap index was down 2.3% at 10,042 and midcap index by 1.3% at
BSE Midcap, Smallcap index hit 52-week low
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
At 12:54 PM, smallcap index was down 2.3% at 10,042 and midcap index by 1.3% at 9,884 as compared to 1.2% fall in the S&P BSE Sensex, which also trading at its lowest level since May 2014. Oriental Bank of Commerce, Alstom T&D India, Tata Global... Read more
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Business Standard India
Small savings scheme notification in a day or so: FinMin“The decisions have been taken and the executive order and notification would b
Small savings scheme notification in a day or so: FinMin
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
“The decisions have been taken and the executive order and notification would be issued in a day or two. Broadly, the underlying philosophy of small savings rate changes is to make it more frequently market aligned, make it as closely market aligned... Read more
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Business Standard India
Higher provisioning for NPAs hits SBI's Q3 net profit by 62%State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, posted a 61.6% drop in
Higher provisioning for NPAs hits SBI's Q3 net profit by 62%
Business Standard India / Posted 10 minutes ago
State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, posted a 61.6% drop in its net profit for the third quarter. The bank posted a profit of Rs 1,115.34 crore for the quarter that ended on December 31, 2015 as compared to Rs 2,910.06 crore... Read more
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Island Packet
Nokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licensesTelecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says fourth-quarter
Nokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licenses
Island Packet / Posted 10 minutes ago
Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says fourth-quarter profit grew more than 50 percent on a slight increase in sales, buoyed by income from licensing fees. CEO Rajeev Suri, however, cautioned that its main networks sector... Read more
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