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asianage
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target: Revenue SecretaryRevenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore to
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target: Revenue Secretary
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore too were short of the target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore. New Delhi: Weeks before it presents Budget for the next fiscal, the government on February 10, said it will achieve the... Read more
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DW
Gold glitters as stocks slump |Tokyo unable to stop stock market downslide 10.02.2016 The Japanese stock mark
Gold glitters as stocks slump |
DW / Posted 2 minutes ago
Tokyo unable to stop stock market downslide 10.02.2016 The Japanese stock market has continued its downslide as investors find it hard to regain confidence in the global economy. Recession fears and uncertainty over US central bank policies... Read more
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asianage
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target Revenue SecretaryRevenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore to
Government to meet FY16 tax revenue target Revenue Secretary
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Indirect tax revenues at Rs 5.42 lakh crore too were short of the target of Rs 6.24 lakh crore. New Delhi: Weeks before it presents Budget for the next fiscal, the government on February 10, said it will achieve the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Targets 6,000KM of Road By 2019Abuja — Approval for the N433 billion proposed in the 2016 budget, which is cur
FG Targets 6,000KM of Road By 2019
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Abuja — Approval for the N433 billion proposed in the 2016 budget, which is currently before the National Assembly, would ensure that the Federal Government is able to construct and complete about 6,000 kilometres of roads before 2019, the Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Sector Registers Steady GrowthTanzania financial and banking sector has remained sound and stable with levels
Financial Sector Registers Steady Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Tanzania financial and banking sector has remained sound and stable with levels of capital and liquidity above regulatory requirements. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) Monetary Statement for the mid-year to December 2015 shows that the ratio of core... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telecom Clients Share Three Billion/ - BonusAirtel Tanzania yesterday announced distribution of interest to more than its s
Telecom Clients Share Three Billion/ - Bonus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Airtel Tanzania yesterday announced distribution of interest to more than its six million Airtel money customers including the super and retail agents. The firm will pay interest for a period from April 2015 to December 2015, every Airtel Money... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
23 Million Bank Customers Enrolled for BVNA total of 23,345,964 million bank customers had obtained their Bank Verificati
23 Million Bank Customers Enrolled for BVN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
A total of 23,345,964 million bank customers had obtained their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) as at February 7, 2016. The Director, Banking and Payment System Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. 'Dipo Fatokun, who revealed thus in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hints of a New ChapterThe 2016 budget is a vote for expanding the economy and creating opportunities,
Hints of a New Chapter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The 2016 budget is a vote for expanding the economy and creating opportunities, argues Mike Uzor. Well ahead of the 2016 budget of the federal government, there were official projections and warnings about a worse economic situation that was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Unlock Billions for HealthcareIn these days of economic anxiety it may appear wildly optimistic to say that t
How to Unlock Billions for Healthcare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
In these days of economic anxiety it may appear wildly optimistic to say that there is a lot of money that could be made immediately available for use in the Nigerian healthcare sector. It may seem unrealistic to expect that a government currently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Interbank Rates Double After Cash Payment for ForexNigeria's interbank lending rate jumped to two percent on Tuesday from one per
Interbank Rates Double After Cash Payment for Forex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Nigeria's interbank lending rate jumped to two percent on Tuesday from one per cent on Monday after the central bank directed commercial lenders to fund their naira accounts to enable them take part in its forex intervention on Thursday, trader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Unveils Guidelines for Operation of TSA By StatesAs state governments continue to face intense pressure on their cash flows in t
CBN Unveils Guidelines for Operation of TSA By States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
As state governments continue to face intense pressure on their cash flows in the face of dwindling revenues and the need to meet increasing statutory and social responsibilities, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released the guidelines for the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales
Herald Sun / Posted 3 minutes ago
Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter profit despite a slight increase in overall revenue, and the Danish brewer gave a guarded outlook for the year. Describing 2015 as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Portland Paints and Products to Raise N1.9 Billion Capital Via Rights IssuePortland Paints and Products Nigeria (PPPN) Plc is planning to raise about N1.9
Portland Paints and Products to Raise N1.9 Billion Capital Via Rights Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Portland Paints and Products Nigeria (PPPN) Plc is planning to raise about N1.98 billion from the existing investors through a Rights Issue. The company, which is owned 51 per cent by UAC of Nigeria Plc has sent its application regarding the Right... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic CrisisFrom the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to th
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
From the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to the average man on the street, the verdict on Nigeria's development woes has now been unanimously agreed in few lines: That overdependence on oil, profligacy and impunity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manufacturers Should Build Strong Corporate BrandsWe are living in a much competitive world today. Either we compete or we perish
Manufacturers Should Build Strong Corporate Brands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
We are living in a much competitive world today. Either we compete or we perish. That's what executives in local manufacturing concerns should understand. They need to build strong corporate brands to position their firms well to penetrate the global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eko DISCO Concludes Plan to Get 100 Megawatts Electricity From EgbinEko Distribution Company (EKDC) has concluded agreement with Egbin Power Plc fo
Eko DISCO Concludes Plan to Get 100 Megawatts Electricity From Egbin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Eko Distribution Company (EKDC) has concluded agreement with Egbin Power Plc for a dedicated 100 Mega Watts (MW) to boost electricity power supply within its network. Besides, the electricity firm said it had earmarked a N52 billion investment for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see t
'Nigerians Should Protect Telecoms Infrastructure'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to see telecommunications infrastructure as their own and protect it. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who stated this at the weekend in Lagos to flag-off... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judicial Infrastructure to Get Hefty FaceliftThe Chief Justice, Mr Mohamed Chande Othman, has said the 12.3bn/- injected to
Judicial Infrastructure to Get Hefty Facelift
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Chief Justice, Mr Mohamed Chande Othman, has said the 12.3bn/- injected to the Judiciary for the financial year 2015/2016 will improve infrastructure at the courts and revive construction projects which will extend judicial services closer to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Current Account Deficit Narrows in 2015Increased exports of goods and services coupled with decline of imports narrowe
Current Account Deficit Narrows in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Increased exports of goods and services coupled with decline of imports narrowed the current account deficit by 44.2 per cent to 1,161.9 million US dollars in the first six months of the 2015/16 fiscal year compared to 2,081.1 million US dollars of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shilling Gains Slightly Against U.S DollarTanzania shilling gains against the dollar with steady inflows of the greenback
Shilling Gains Slightly Against U.S Dollar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Tanzania shilling gains against the dollar with steady inflows of the greenback. According to CRDB financial and market highlights, the increasing demand from the energy and manufacturing sectors however, may put some pressure on the local currency... Read more
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Weekly Times
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales
Weekly Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter profit despite a slight increase in overall revenue, and the Danish brewer gave a guarded outlook for the year. Describing 2015 as a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policyFILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on inflation dynamics and monetary policy at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Mass. Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony on... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Federal grant designed to turn hopeful homebuyers into homeowners"This program can literally have someone who has no money down get into a house
Federal grant designed to turn hopeful homebuyers into homeowners
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 4 minutes ago
"This program can literally have someone who has no money down get into a house," says Valley mortgage adviser Jeremy Schachter. The Home in Five Advantage program is a federally backed grant designed to help qualified applicants get up to $12,000... Read more
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ORF Wien
Bank Austria: Letzte Bilanz in alter Größe Die Bank Austria hat ihre Zahlen für 2015 vorgelegt. Bei der letzten Bilanz i
Bank Austria: Letzte Bilanz in alter Größe
ORF Wien / Posted 4 minutes ago
Die Bank Austria hat ihre Zahlen für 2015 vorgelegt. Bei der letzten Bilanz in alter Größe erwirtschaftete sie einen Gewinn von 1,3 Mrd. Euro. Bis Ende 2016 geht das Ostgeschäft an die Mutter UniCredit -... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter
Carlsberg Q4 profits hit by poor sales
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe have more than halved its fourth-quarter profit despite a slight increase in overall revenue, and the Danish brewer gave a guarded outlook for the year. Describing 2015 as a... Read more
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International Business Times
ARM Holdings: Apple processor-maker's sales and profit jumps despite slowing iPhone sales ARM holdings reported a surge in profit and sales in its financial year. The pr
ARM Holdings: Apple processor-maker's sales and profit jumps despite slowing iPhone sales
International Business Times / Posted 5 minutes ago
ARM holdings reported a surge in profit and sales in its financial year. The processor-maker continues to post positive results despite concerns about the chip market and slowing iPhone sales. The chip-maker told investors full-year revenue in the... Read more
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Yahoo News
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure FILE-- In this Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
Yahoo News / Posted 5 minutes ago
FILE-- In this Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is interviewed after visited a church that's distributing water and filters to its predominantly Latino parishioners in... Read more
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Calcutta News
Agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $80 mn penalty NEW YORK - US multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto Company has been fine
Agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $80 mn penalty
Calcutta News / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK - US multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto Company has been fined $80 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission for violating accounting rules and misstating company earnings... Read more
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Calcutta News
Fortis to acquire US power distributor ITC for $11.3 bn OTTAWA, Canada -- Fortis said on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreem
Fortis to acquire US power distributor ITC for $11.3 bn
Calcutta News / Posted 5 minutes ago
OTTAWA, Canada -- Fortis said on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire American power distributer ITC in a transaction valued at approximately $11.3 billion to further... Read more
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CNBC
UBS puts salaries on ice as bank shares fallUBS has reacted to the global financial market turbulence and sharp falls in ba
UBS puts salaries on ice as bank shares fall
CNBC / Posted 5 minutes ago
UBS has reacted to the global financial market turbulence and sharp falls in bank share prices by freezing salaries for its investment bankers until at least mid year. Employees of the Swiss bank’s 5,200 strong investment bank division who had... Read more
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