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The Star
Nirvana net profit soars to RM136milIt is exploring new opportunities in China to increase revenue. PETALING JAYA:
Nirvana net profit soars to RM136mil
The Star / Posted moments ago
It is exploring new opportunities in China to increase revenue. PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong-listed Nirvana Asia Ltd posted a higher net profit of RM136.1mil for the first half ended June 30, 2015 compared with RM44mil in the same period a year ago. In... Read more
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The Star
MAB keeps 9,000 permanent staffPETALING JAYA: The new Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) has hired only 9,000 of its
MAB keeps 9,000 permanent staff
The Star / Posted moments ago
PETALING JAYA: The new Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) has hired only 9,000 of its employees on permanent contracts. Another 4,000 employees of MAB are on short-term contracts. This is a far cry from the old Malaysia Airlines (MAS) that had 20,000... Read more
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The Star
Maybank unveils RM10bil debt programmeKUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has set up a senior medium-term not
Maybank unveils RM10bil debt programme
The Star / Posted moments ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has set up a senior medium-term note (MTN) programme totalling RM10bil to fund its working capital, general banking and other corporate purposes. The country’s largest banking group said yesterday that the... Read more
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The Star
Global stock selloff hits ringgitKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ringgit fell the most in a week amid a global selloff
Global stock selloff hits ringgit
The Star / Posted moments ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ringgit fell the most in a week amid a global selloff in equities and as energy prices slumped on signs China’s economy is slowing. The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Index of stocks dropped more than 1% yesterday, raising concern... Read more
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The Star
Details on high-speed rail job out by 2017KUALA LUMPUR: Details of the contracts for the construction of the KL-Singapore
Details on high-speed rail job out by 2017
The Star / Posted moments ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Details of the contracts for the construction of the KL-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) will likely be known in two years, said the Land Public Transport Commission chief development officer Dr Prodyut Dutt. “Given that the development... Read more
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The Irish Times
Beirne & Wise sets up shop Churchtown Styling itself as a boutique agency, Beirne & Wise has traded since June 2010
Beirne & Wise sets up shop Churchtown
The Irish Times / Posted moments ago
Styling itself as a boutique agency, Beirne & Wise has traded since June 2010 Experienced agency: Wade Wise, Paul McCourtney, Joe Beirne Joe Beirne and Wade Wise continue to widen their net into leafy south... Read more
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The Star
Shot in the arm for DestiniMoF unit emerges as second-largest shareholder of company. PETALING JAYA: Mini
Shot in the arm for Destini
The Star / Posted moments ago
MoF unit emerges as second-largest shareholder of company. PETALING JAYA: Minister of Finance Inc (MoF) unit Aroma Teraju Sdn Bhd has emerged as the second-largest shareholder of engineering specialist firm Destini Bhd, confirming a report by... Read more
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The Star
Freeze on Swiss accounts of individuals linked to 1MDBZURICH: Swiss authorities said they had frozen funds in Swiss banks amid a prob
Freeze on Swiss accounts of individuals linked to 1MDB
The Star / Posted moments ago
ZURICH: Swiss authorities said they had frozen funds in Swiss banks amid a probe into people linked to Malaysia's troubled state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), on suspicion of corruption and money laundering, Reuters... Read more
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The Star
China developer to launch RM1.2bil projectPETALING JAYA: Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Agile Property Holdings Ltd is p
China developer to launch RM1.2bil project
The Star / Posted moments ago
PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Agile Property Holdings Ltd is proving that there is good demand for Mont Kiara living by building a RM1.2bil residential project there. Through its subsidiary Agile Real Estate Development Sdn Bhd, the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Forget analysts, mine Twitter for share tradingBeating the Street: Twitter estimates rate better than analysts, which have a w
Forget analysts, mine Twitter for share trading
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a minute ago
Beating the Street: Twitter estimates rate better than analysts, which have a well-documented history of underestimating earnings going into announcements. Photo: Brendan McDermid Investors might want to put aside all that Wall Street research and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Selling skirt that tastes as good as sirloin to China's middle classTraditionally cheaper cuts of beef from Bindaree Beef's abattoir will be sold a
Selling skirt that tastes as good as sirloin to China's middle class
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a minute ago
Traditionally cheaper cuts of beef from Bindaree Beef's abattoir will be sold at a premium in China. Photo: Michele Jedlicka Australian beef usually destined for cheap hamburgers will instead be sold at a premium in China after a NSW cattle company... Read more
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Investopedia
Millennials Guide: Buying Your First HouseWhether you call yourself a Millennial, a Gen Y’er or prefer to avoid generatio
Millennials Guide: Buying Your First House
Investopedia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Whether you call yourself a Millennial, a Gen Y’er or prefer to avoid generational labels altogether, one thing is certain: If you fall into the 18-to-34 age range, you’ll probably be buying a home at some point in the not-so-distant future. Faced... Read more
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Canberra Times
JD.com founder Richard Liu taps a2 milk, Treasury Wine to rival AlibabaRichard Liu, founder of Chinese internet company JD.com, says taking over Austr
JD.com founder Richard Liu taps a2 milk, Treasury Wine to rival Alibaba
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Richard Liu, founder of Chinese internet company JD.com, says taking over Australian companies could fuel the ecommerce giant's expansion. Photo: Darrian Traynor Chinese billionaire Richard Liu, is hunting Australian companies to fuel the global... Read more
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Canberra Times
Selling skirt that tastes as good as sirloin to China's middle classTraditionally cheaper cuts of beef from Bindaree Beef's abattoir will be sold a
Selling skirt that tastes as good as sirloin to China's middle class
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Traditionally cheaper cuts of beef from Bindaree Beef's abattoir will be sold at a premium in China. Photo: Michele Jedlicka Australian beef usually destined for cheap hamburgers will instead be sold at a premium in China after a NSW cattle company... Read more
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Canberra Times
Forget analysts, mine Twitter for share tradingBeating the Street: Twitter estimates rate better than analysts, which have a w
Forget analysts, mine Twitter for share trading
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Beating the Street: Twitter estimates rate better than analysts, which have a well-documented history of underestimating earnings going into announcements. Photo: Brendan McDermid Investors might want to put aside all that Wall Street research and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Spot the star and bring art homeFrom the Thomas Vroom Collection, Emily Kam Kngwarray (circa 1916-1996). Detail
Spot the star and bring art home
Canberra Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
From the Thomas Vroom Collection, Emily Kam Kngwarray (circa 1916-1996). Detail from Merne Everything IV, 1993. The market for Australian indigenous art crashed in 2007 - just before the GFC. Many of those who invested in this style of art during... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
The Five Biggest Risks Facing the ASXThe ASX has had a topsy-turvy day so far. Having hit a low of 5,015 points at 1
The Five Biggest Risks Facing the ASX
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 5 minutes ago
The ASX has had a topsy-turvy day so far. Having hit a low of 5,015 points at 1:00pm AEST, the local market is down 13 points (5,082) at 4:00pm. That’s a fairly good day in the context of recent selloffs. But it might just be the calm before the... Read more
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Business Standard India
In Asia-Pacific's public eye, Modi below Xi, Abe: SurveyThe report says, "Overall, Modi suffers from a lack of recognition Thirty-nine
In Asia-Pacific's public eye, Modi below Xi, Abe: Survey
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
The report says, "Overall, Modi suffers from a lack of recognition Thirty-nine per cent of Asians have confidence in Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's role on the world stage, according to a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Mexico's president admits 'difficult' year has shaken confidence in governmentMexico’s embattled president has kicked off the second half of his administrati
Mexico's president admits 'difficult' year has shaken confidence in government
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mexico’s embattled president has kicked off the second half of his administration with a state of the nation address that acknowledged his government faces widespread public indignation and distrust, as well as a grave economic outlook, but also... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
California passes bill forcing biggest pension funds to divest from coalCalifornia lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday requiring the state’s two large
California passes bill forcing biggest pension funds to divest from coal
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 minutes ago
California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday requiring the state’s two largest pension plans to divest their holdings in thermal coal as part of a push this legislative session to address climate change. “Coal is the fuel of the past and it’s no... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No such story | Irish Examiner Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs Thursday, Septemb
No such story
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs Thursday, September 03, 2015 - 12:28 AM A business group has said the latest Exchequer figures could lead to more jobs being created, as the country's finances improve. The... Read more
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Mortgage Introducer
Over-55s will buy second homesIt also seems older borrowers have cash to burn, as the average maximum purchas
Over-55s will buy second homes
Mortgage Introducer / Posted 9 minutes ago
It also seems older borrowers have cash to burn, as the average maximum purchase price for their next property is over £250,000 and one in five (20%) said they are willing to spend over £350,000.Stan Russell, retirement expert at Prudential, said:... Read more
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Daily Herald
New iPads for teachers in Glenbard Dist. 87 budgetTo get a sense of how fast technology evolves, Glenbard High School District 87
New iPads for teachers in Glenbard Dist. 87 budget
Daily Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
To get a sense of how fast technology evolves, Glenbard High School District 87 teachers have iPads, most in only their second year of use, that can store 16 gigabytes of data. Incoming freshmen? Their new tablets have a whopping 64 gigs. To narrow... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Waning demand for commodities sends cargo ships to scrapyardAs China’s slump deepens, it’s off to the scrapyard for a growing number of glo
Waning demand for commodities sends cargo ships to scrapyard
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
As China’s slump deepens, it’s off to the scrapyard for a growing number of global cargo ships. A drop in shipping rates amid the collapse in demand for coal, ore and other commodities has sparked a sharp rise in the number of ships yanked from the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Traders, investors should never confuse rolesAt the risk of overstating the obvious, there are important differences between
Traders, investors should never confuse roles
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
At the risk of overstating the obvious, there are important differences between traders and investors. Their timelines differ, as do their goals, preferred assets and methods. Yet some of what I have been hearing from members of each group suggests... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Buffett's favourite stock screen is flashing buy on these TSX companiesI haven’t run the Warren Buffett-inspired stock selection screen for three year
Buffett's favourite stock screen is flashing buy on these TSX companies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
I haven’t run the Warren Buffett-inspired stock selection screen for three years, which is not smart on my part – the last effort uncovered Shoppers Drug Mart, which was taken out by Loblaws less than a year later at a hefty premium. Previous... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lower loonie lures Canadians to currency-hedged ETFsCurrency-hedged exchange-traded funds saw an uptick in popularity after the Can
Lower loonie lures Canadians to currency-hedged ETFs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 minutes ago
Currency-hedged exchange-traded funds saw an uptick in popularity after the Canadian dollar dropped to near 75 cents (U.S.) last month, a sign that investors could be increasing bets that the loonie will reverse some of its recent losses. Despite... Read more
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Gold Coast Business News
STAGNATION FEARS AS BOARDS BURIED IN PROTOCOL Written on the 3 September 2015 RULES and regulations are at the forefront o
STAGNATION FEARS AS BOARDS BURIED IN PROTOCOL
Gold Coast Business News / Posted 10 minutes ago
Written on the 3 September 2015 RULES and regulations are at the forefront of the board members' minds as growth management and company strategy take a back-seat, a new study has found. Deloitte's... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why financial system stability matters – Arisyi Raz Published: 3 September 2015 7:19 AM Recently, many news outlets, experts and
Why financial system stability matters – Arisyi Raz
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 3 September 2015 7:19 AM Recently, many news outlets, experts and economists have been concerned about Indonesian economic stability. When talking about economic stability, the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
France optimistic about Rafale warplane deal, says source Published: 3 September 2015 7:11 AM France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le D
France optimistic about Rafale warplane deal, says source
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 minutes ago
Published: 3 September 2015 7:11 AM France's Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (left) and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein at a news conference about Malaysia's proposed... Read more
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