Business

Trending stories

More

Latest stories

1m
The Borneo Post
Malaysia’s GDP to grow 4.4 pct in 2016, 4.5 pct in 2017The outlook reflects a gradual deceleration in private consumption in Malaysia
Malaysia’s GDP to grow 4.4 pct in 2016, 4.5 pct in 2017
The Borneo Post / Posted moments ago
The outlook reflects a gradual deceleration in private consumption in Malaysia due to softening of the labor market and continued adjustments to fiscal consolidation. KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy remains resilient, with the gross domestic... Read more
1m
The Borneo Post
Minimal impact from gas tariff hike on rubber playersAnalysts are not overly concerned since rubber gloves players have generally be
Minimal impact from gas tariff hike on rubber players
The Borneo Post / Posted moments ago
Analysts are not overly concerned since rubber gloves players have generally been able to pass on the cost increase judging from past experiences, such as in May 2014, November 2014, July 2015 and January 2016. KUCHING: The recent revision of... Read more
1m
Chattanooga Times Free Press
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this yearFILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where peop
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted a minute ago
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage in 2016 under... Read more
2m
WAVE 3 Louisville
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
2m
Perth Now
Simple way to cut your power billFIFTY per cent of electricity customers have not shopped around for a new plan
Simple way to cut your power bill
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
FIFTY per cent of electricity customers have not shopped around for a new plan in the last five years, potentially missing out on nearly $400 savings a year, a new report has found. The latest national energy retail competition review, released by... Read more
2m
Perth Now
How you could save $2600 a yearAUSSIES paid an astonishing $4.33 billion in avoidable bank fees last year, acc
How you could save $2600 a year
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
AUSSIES paid an astonishing $4.33 billion in avoidable bank fees last year, according to new analysis of Reserve Bank data. Comparison website RateCity has crunched the numbers to find people are unnecessarily handing over money for all types of... Read more
2m
Perth Now
Australian market set to open higherTHE Australian market looks set to open higher after international markets agai
Australian market set to open higher
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
THE Australian market looks set to open higher after international markets again rallied amid investor expectation of additional central bank stimulus from following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. At 0645 AEST on Friday, the share price... Read more
2m
Sky News Australia
Markets eyeing election resultGlobal financial markets are looking with a keen eye on Australia's election re
Markets eyeing election result
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Global financial markets are looking with a keen eye on Australia's election result, especially in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the EU. Economist Warren Hogan told Sky News the market is expecting a coaltion win, though with a reduced... Read more
2m
Sky News Australia
Brexit will dampen growth outlook: IMFUncertainty over Britain's looming departure from the European Union will dampe
Brexit will dampen growth outlook: IMF
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Uncertainty over Britain's looming departure from the European Union will dampen near-term economic growth for the UK and the rest of Europe and will also affect output globally, a spokesman for the International Monetary Fund says. IMF chief... Read more
2m
Perth Now
Top banker calls for clarity post-BexitBritain needs to build a new international model for financial services after i
Top banker calls for clarity post-Bexit
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
Britain needs to build a new international model for financial services after its decision to quit the European Union, a top banker representing an industry lobby group says. John McFarlane, chairman of TheCityUK, which promotes Britain's financial... Read more
2m
KCBD-TV Lubbock
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
2m
Perth Now
Buyers flock to dollar, ditch poundTHE Australian dollar is higher after the Bank of England hinted it could cut i
Buyers flock to dollar, ditch pound
Perth Now / Posted 2 minutes ago
THE Australian dollar is higher after the Bank of England hinted it could cut interest rates in response to the Brexit Vote. At 0700 AEST on Friday, the local unit was trading at 74.51 US cents, up from 74.30 cents on Thursday. BK Asset Management... Read more
18 related stories
2m
WTHR Indianapolis
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 2 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
2m
Sky News Australia
Zinc prices gain 30 per cent this yearZinc prices are at their highest level in nearly a year as expectations of tigh
Zinc prices gain 30 per cent this year
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Zinc prices are at their highest level in nearly a year as expectations of tight markets and potential shortages fuels buying, but an inventory overhang means metal is readily available for consumers. London Metal Exchange benchmark zinc ended up... Read more
25 related stories
3m
11 News Houston
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gainThe U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter wi
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gain
11 News Houston / Posted 3 minutes ago
The U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter with big gains for a third straight session, as investors continued to downgrade the fallout of the Brexit vote. At the 4 p.m. ET close, the S&P 500 stood was up 1.4%... Read more
270 related stories
4m
WIS News 10 Columbia
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
4m
The Buffalo News
Town of Lockport maintains strong surplus as it invests in infrastructure repairsLOCKPORT – The town, known for having large amounts of surplus cash, trimmed th
Town of Lockport maintains strong surplus as it invests in infrastructure repairs
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 minutes ago
LOCKPORT – The town, known for having large amounts of surplus cash, trimmed that figure in 2015 by beginning to plow the money into infrastructure repairs, according to the annual audit. But leaving aside the construction projects, the accumulated... Read more
4m
The Buffalo News
Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance to merge with Greater Niagara Manufacturers AssociationTwo non-profit organizations that represent local manufacturers are joining for
Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance to merge with Greater Niagara Manufacturers Association
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 minutes ago
Two non-profit organizations that represent local manufacturers are joining forces. The Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance and the Greater Niagara Manufacturers Association will merge their organizations, the groups said. The move will help... Read more
5m
ABC Montana
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
ABC Montana / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
5m
WLTX-TV Columbia
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gainThe U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter wi
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gain
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 minutes ago
The U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter with big gains for a third straight session, as investors continued to downgrade the fallout of the Brexit vote. At the 4 p.m. ET close, the S&P 500 stood was up 1.4%... Read more
270 related stories
5m
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this yearFILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where peop
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage in 2016 under... Read more
4 related stories
6m
WLBZ Bangor
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gainThe U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter wi
S&P 500 shakes off Brexit to 1.9% 2nd-quarter gain
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 minutes ago
The U.S. stock market kicked off the final day of a turbulent second quarter with big gains for a third straight session, as investors continued to downgrade the fallout of the Brexit vote. At the 4 p.m. ET close, the S&P 500 stood was up 1.4%... Read more
270 related stories
6m
The New Canaan News
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this yearFILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where peop
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage in 2016 under... Read more
4 related stories
6m
Connecticut Post
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this yearFILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where peop
About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage in 2016 under... Read more
4 related stories
7m
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Obama Signs Puerto Rico Rescue PackagePresident Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially stra
Obama Signs Puerto Rico Rescue Package
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 minutes ago
President Barack Obama signed a rescue package on Thursday for financially strapped Puerto Rico, which is facing more than $70 billion in debt and a major payment due Friday. Obama signed the bill hours after it won final passage in the Senate on... Read more
391 related stories
8m
WLBT 3 Jackson
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
8m
Live 5 News Charleston
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitorNEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker M
Nuts to that; Hershey rejects kiss from chocolate competitor
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Hershey on Thursday rejected a takeover offer from Oreo maker Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known cookies and chocolates under one company. It confirmed receiving a preliminary offer from Mondelez for a mix of... Read more
165 related stories
9m
MacDailyNews
Apple in talks to Jay Z’s Tidal music service – MacDailyNews“Apple Inc. is in exploratory talks to acquire Tidal, a streaming-music service
Apple in talks to Jay Z’s Tidal music service – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 9 minutes ago
“Apple Inc. is in exploratory talks to acquire Tidal, a streaming-music service run by rap mogul Jay Z, according to people familiar with the matter,” Daisuke Wakabayashi, Hannah Karp and Patience Haggin report for The Wall Street Journal. “The... Read more
9m
The Courier Mail
Don't be fooled with market calmDon't be fooled: the rebound in Britain's main stock market to where it was bef
Don't be fooled with market calm
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 minutes ago
Don't be fooled: the rebound in Britain's main stock market to where it was before the vote to leave the European Union does not mean all is now fine for the country's economy. The result of the vote, which plunged Britain into an existential crisis... Read more
9 related stories
9m
The Courier Mail
Top banker calls for clarity post-BexitBritain needs to build a new international model for financial services after i
Top banker calls for clarity post-Bexit
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 minutes ago
Britain needs to build a new international model for financial services after its decision to quit the European Union, a top banker representing an industry lobby group says. John McFarlane, chairman of TheCityUK, which promotes Britain's financial... Read more
2 related stories
More