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Business Spectator
Top CEOs earn 72% more than reportedCurrent company reporting practices may only reveal "the tip of the iceberg" wh
Top CEOs earn 72% more than reported
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
Current company reporting practices may only reveal "the tip of the iceberg" when it comes to senior executive pay in Australia. The collective pay packet of the ASX100's 10 highest paid chief executives was more than 70 per cent larger than the pay... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street stocks jump more than 1%US stocks have opened more than one per cent higher partly erasing the previous
Wall Street stocks jump more than 1%
Business Spectator / Posted moments ago
US stocks have opened more than one per cent higher partly erasing the previous day's steep losses driven by worries over China's economy Five minutes into trade, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.23 per cent, while the S&P 500 added 1.12... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Arkansas highway agency puts 27 projects back up for biddingThe Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has taken a U-turn and is al
Arkansas highway agency puts 27 projects back up for bidding
KSPR Springfield / Posted a minute ago
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has taken a U-turn and is allowing 27 road and bridge projects to go back up for bids next month. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that uncertainty over federal transportation funding caused... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge NEW YORK -- U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning tr
Markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning trading today after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Still, investors remain on edge after a plunge in stocks Tuesday that... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery dealBELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The small grocery-store chain Haggen on Tuesday sued A
Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 2 minutes ago
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The small grocery-store chain Haggen on Tuesday sued Albertsons for more than $1 billion in damages, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in systematic efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Students should be wary of college-sponsored bank accountsStudents heading off to college for the first time may be tempted to sign up fo
Students should be wary of college-sponsored bank accounts
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 minutes ago
Students heading off to college for the first time may be tempted to sign up for a bank account being marketed to you by your school that is co-branded with the college's logo and may be attached to your campus ID through a debit card. But the... Read more
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The Age
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m planMyer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to dri
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m plan
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
Myer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to drive long-term sales growth. Photo: Pat Scala Myer shareholders have backed the retailer's $600 million turnaround plan by snapping up shares in a $221 million equity... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Globe partners with Xurpas in regional IT joint venture Intent on going regional for Information and Technology as well as digital co
Globe partners with Xurpas in regional IT joint venture
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 minutes ago
Intent on going regional for Information and Technology as well as digital content, Globe Telecom, Inc. the other day signed an agreement with Xurpas Inc. with the latter investing P900 million... Read more
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The Age
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumblingMal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by hold
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumbling
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
Mal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by holding its rate-setting meeting the day before Wednesday's data dump on the Australian economy, but it got the big picture right. "In Australia, most of the available... Read more
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The Age
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revampMyer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace –
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revamp
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
Myer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace – a "transition" year in 2016. Photo: Pat Scala If there is one word that best sums up the response from investors to the unveiling of Myer's transformation it would be –... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Robinsons Retail buys appliance store chain Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. (RRHI) has acquired 90 percent of by Savers E
Robinsons Retail buys appliance store chain
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 minutes ago
Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. (RRHI) has acquired 90 percent of by Savers Electronic World, Inc., which owns and operates consumer electronics and home appliance store chain Saver’s Appliance Depot. In... Read more
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Spalding Today
8% rise in cost of your weekly shop in last 12 monthsThe cost of basic food and non-alcoholic drink in supermarkets may be rising a
8% rise in cost of your weekly shop in last 12 months
Spalding Today / Posted 5 minutes ago
The cost of basic food and non-alcoholic drink in supermarkets may be rising a lot faster than previously thought. A cross-section of everyday items, including tea bags, bananas, potatoes and milk, went up in price by an average of 8% over the past... Read more
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The Age
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mineA NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mine
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
A NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani's Carmichael coal project. Photo: Glenn Hunt National Australia Bank has said it will not fund what would be the biggest coal mine in Australia, Adani's $16 billion... Read more
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The Age
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diaryYou no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diary
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
You no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector, thanks to retail king Gerry Harvey. While consumers have picked themselves up from the spending doldrums, the billionaire obviously thought a little something extra was... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Global market volatility the new norm? Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spi
Global market volatility the new norm?
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 minutes ago
Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, says IMF managing director Christina Lagarde. David Pollard looks at whether market volatility... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
US markets open solidly higher a day after big plungeNEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening broadly higher as the market bounces ba
US markets open solidly higher a day after big plunge
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks are opening broadly higher as the market bounces back from a plunge the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 200 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,255 in the first few minutes of trading Thursday. The Standard... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
APEC to simplify ROO to entice more FTAs, RTAs CEBU CITY – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is working towards the s
APEC to simplify ROO to entice more FTAs, RTAs
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 minutes ago
CEBU CITY – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is working towards the simplification of Rules of Origins (ROO) among member economies including the Philippines so that more free trade agreements... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asia doing ‘pretty well’ despite China slowdown Jakarta – International Monetary Fund, chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday d
Asia doing ‘pretty well’ despite China slowdown
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 minutes ago
Jakarta – International Monetary Fund, chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday declared Asian economies were doing ”pretty well” despite the volatility caused by China’s slowdown and unease on global... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets reboundGold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data pr
Gold struggles as dollar, global markets rebound
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Gold futures traded modestly lower on Wednesday as upbeat U.S. economic data provided a boost to the dollar and investors turned their attention to a rally in the U.S. stock market. “We think too much is made of gold’s safe-haven status in the short... Read more
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Market Watch
Fresh Market upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman SachsFresh Market Inc. TFM, +6.19% has been upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman
Fresh Market upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Fresh Market Inc. TFM, +6.19% has been upgraded to neutral from sell at Goldman Sachs and raised the 12-month price target to $24 from $23. The firm's analysts maintain their below-consensus estimates based on lingering concerns about Fresh Market's... Read more
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Market Watch
Blythe Masters back in business with blockchain for banksBlythe Masters, as managing director and head of the global commodities group a
Blythe Masters back in business with blockchain for banks
Market Watch / Posted 6 minutes ago
Blythe Masters, as managing director and head of the global commodities group at J.P. Morgan Chase, testifying in 2009. Blythe Masters is talking her book in a cover story for Bloomberg’s magazine. She’s CEO of Digital Asset Holdings, a New York... Read more
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The Star
Germany moves to ease banking access for people granted asylumFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany plans to ease the path for hundreds of thousands
Germany moves to ease banking access for people granted asylum
The Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany plans to ease the path for hundreds of thousands of people granted asylum in the country to set up bank accounts, while ensuring anti-money laundering measures remain in place, the head of financial watchdog Bafin said... Read more
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EuroNews
Lego back at No.1 after profits surgeToy brickmaker Lego has reported a 23% jump in sales for the first half of 2015
Lego back at No.1 after profits surge
EuroNews / Posted 6 minutes ago
Toy brickmaker Lego has reported a 23% jump in sales for the first half of 2015, thus reclaiming the world number one toymaker spot from America’s Mattel. The Dane’s profit margin beats its competitors hands down, too. Operating profit improved by a... Read more
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EuroNews
ECB to prepare fresh hit of QE for Eurozone?The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy th
ECB to prepare fresh hit of QE for Eurozone?
EuroNews / Posted 6 minutes ago
The word is out that bearing in mind the shaky state of the Eurozone economy the ECB may be thinking about opening the money taps wider. Analysts are betting on bank boss Mario Draghi to use his Thursday news conference to announce more quantitative... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Standard Chartered backs off Adani coal mining projectAnother bank has walked away from Adani's Carmichael mine project. Photo: Peter
Standard Chartered backs off Adani coal mining project
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Another bank has walked away from Adani's Carmichael mine project. Photo: Peter Braig Australia's largest proposed coal mine has been dealt another blow after Britain's Standard Chartered ended its contract on the Carmichael coal project, the second... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revampMyer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace –
Myer is measuring up the risk for $600 million revamp
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Myer chief executive Richard Umbers has given himself one year's profit grace – a "transition" year in 2016. Photo: Pat Scala If there is one word that best sums up the response from investors to the unveiling of Myer's transformation it would be –... Read more
15 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mineA NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani
National Australia Bank rules out funding Adani's Carmichael coal mine
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
A NAB spokesperson said the bank has no plans to be involved in financing Adani's Carmichael coal project. Photo: Glenn Hunt National Australia Bank has said it will not fund what would be the biggest coal mine in Australia, Adani's $16 billion... Read more
3 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumblingMal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by hold
GDP: even old news is bad news when the bears are grumbling
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mal Maiden: Old news is new news The Reserve Bank stuck to its routine by holding its rate-setting meeting the day before Wednesday's data dump on the Australian economy, but it got the big picture right. "In Australia, most of the available... Read more
3 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diaryYou no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector
Forget the plasma TV, Gerry Harvey is selling his retail shop Harvey Norman on the benefits of diary
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
You no longer need to be a billionaire to cash in on the next China boom sector, thanks to retail king Gerry Harvey. While consumers have picked themselves up from the spending doldrums, the billionaire obviously thought a little something extra was... Read more
8 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m planMyer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to dri
Evolution not revolution – the verdict on Myer's $600m plan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Myer chief Richard Umbers is lifting capex to levels not seen since 2011 to drive long-term sales growth. Photo: Pat Scala Myer shareholders have backed the retailer's $600 million turnaround plan by snapping up shares in a $221 million equity... Read more
15 related stories
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