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Canberra Times
Self-managed funds no walk in wonderlandIllustration: Karl Hilzinger. Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds
Self-managed funds no walk in wonderland
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Illustration: Karl Hilzinger. Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds (SMSFs) as tax benefit nirvana, offering the chance to ''boost your returns''. Images of retired couples strolling happily along a sandy beach often accompany the... Read more
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Canberra Times
The challenges of ethical investingInvest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment ap
The challenges of ethical investing
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Invest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment approach. Photo: Gabriele Charotte Ethical investing is only for the naive, right? With the carbon tax dead and the renewable energy target for the chop, Australia’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
RBA's hands tied as property prices go through the roofThe Australian housing market is in the grip of an irrational exuberance. Phot
RBA's hands tied as property prices go through the roof
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Australian housing market is in the grip of an irrational exuberance. Photo: Jamie Davies It's hard to sustain a state of amazement. Eventually, even the most perplexing, confounding things become normalised. Take Sydney house prices, for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities insteadWhile some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Mich
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities instead
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
While some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Michael Rayner There's much to worry about right now, including a China crash, a property market bubble, a Eurozone bust up and the possibility of a local recession. This... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is it too late to invest overseas?Australians wanting to buy Nasdaq technology stocks may find them expensive sin
Is it too late to invest overseas?
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Australians wanting to buy Nasdaq technology stocks may find them expensive since the fall in the Aussie dollar. Photo: Mark Lennihan International investing is flavour of the month. A recent ASX research report indicated that 13 per cent of 6.48... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why small investors should welcome volatilityValue-driven small investors should welcome the rise of robo-advisers – it's le
Why small investors should welcome volatility
Canberra Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Value-driven small investors should welcome the rise of robo-advisers – it's less competition. Photo: Rocco Fazzari Since the start of the year, we've seen increasing volatility on global sharemarkets. This is scaring the pants off professional and... Read more
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Rappler
Light Rail Manila signs P24B-loan for LRT1 Cavite extensionHOUNDED BY DELAYS. The group of Ayala and MPIC in 2014 bagged the P64.9-billion
Light Rail Manila signs P24B-loan for LRT1 Cavite extension
Rappler / Posted 3 minutes ago
HOUNDED BY DELAYS. The group of Ayala and MPIC in 2014 bagged the P64.9-billion deal to extend LRT-1 from Baclaran to Bacoor, Cavite MANILA, Philippines — With Metro Manila’s insufficient network of trains, the consortium of Ayala Corporation and... Read more
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Scotsman
Entrepreneur ‘hatchery’ opens at RBS head office RBS chief executive Ross McEwan, left, with ESpark boss Jim Duffy. Picture: Ro
Entrepreneur ‘hatchery’ opens at RBS head office
Scotsman / Posted 3 minutes ago
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan, left, with ESpark boss Jim Duffy. Picture: Robert Perry The former “executive wing” at Royal Bank of Scotland’s headquarters today opened its doors to an initiative... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra expecting Rs 4.6 lakh cr investment during Make in India weekThe summit will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The state gover
Maharashtra expecting Rs 4.6 lakh cr investment during Make in India week
Business Standard India / Posted 5 minutes ago
The summit will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The state government will set up a separate pavilion to showcase Magnetic Maharashtra, where meetings will be held with investors. An official from the chief minister's office claimed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sumit Mazumder: Budget must strengthen growth boostersLow consumer demand, a slide in investments and troubles in the banking sector
Sumit Mazumder: Budget must strengthen growth boosters
Business Standard India / Posted 5 minutes ago
Low consumer demand, a slide in investments and troubles in the banking sector should prompt the government to recalibrate taxes and expenditure. It is also important to ramp up spending on health... Read more
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Business Standard India
83 BSE 500 stocks down over 50% from 52-week highsAbout one out of five stocks from the BSE500 index are now trading more than 50
83 BSE 500 stocks down over 50% from 52-week highs
Business Standard India / Posted 5 minutes ago
About one out of five stocks from the BSE500 index are now trading more than 50% discounts to their 52-week highs, following an over 10% fall in the benchmark BSE Sensex over the past one-and-half months. A total of 83 stocks from the BSE-500 are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mining industry body urges ministry to extend non-captive leases till 2030Fearing the availability of limited iron ore blocks for auctions, the Federatio
Mining industry body urges ministry to extend non-captive leases till 2030
Business Standard India / Posted 5 minutes ago
Fearing the availability of limited iron ore blocks for auctions, the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (Fimi) has appealed to the Union ministry of mines to extend validity of non-captive leases till March 31, 2030. The validity of such... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarterFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth qua
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. Those domestic factors offset a downward effect from Germany’s typical strength, foreign... Read more
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Daily Herald
Renault reports higher earnings as sales risePARIS -- French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its
Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise
Daily Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
PARIS -- French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year. Europe's number three car maker says Friday it made 2.8 billion euros... Read more
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Daily Herald
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarterFRANKFURT, Germany -- The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter
Government spending boosted German economy in fourth quarter
Daily Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany -- The German economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter from the quarter before thanks to higher consumer and government spending. Those domestic factors offset a downward effect from Germany's typical strength, foreign... Read more
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New Kerala
Mahindra Q3 profit slipsMumbai, Feb 12 : Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra posted a net profit of Rs.807.9
Mahindra Q3 profit slips
New Kerala / Posted 10 minutes ago
Mumbai, Feb 12 : Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra posted a net profit of Rs.807.99 crore for the October-December quarter of 2015-16 compared to Rs.942.14 crore during the corresponding period in 2014-15, the company said in a regulatory filing here on... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Fewer cyclists fined for not having lights at nightLast year police handed out fines to cyclists for not having proper lights at n
Fewer cyclists fined for not having lights at night
DutchNews.nl / Posted 10 minutes ago
Last year police handed out fines to cyclists for not having proper lights at night 25,733 times, according to new figures from the government’s fine collection agency. This is a sharp drop on the 44,300 fines issued in 2014. The decline is due to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Troubled Rolls-Royce cuts dividend, logs mixed earnings Published: 12 February 2016 5:10 PM Rolls-Royce says slumping oil prices hav
Troubled Rolls-Royce cuts dividend, logs mixed earnings
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 minutes ago
Published: 12 February 2016 5:10 PM Rolls-Royce says slumping oil prices have hit demand for vessels affecting the aerospace industry. – Reuters pic, February 12, 2016.British engines maker... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
PKR persoal tambahan 1.5 juta pekerja asing walaupun berdepan lambakan Published: 12 February 2016 4:58 PM Kemasukan pekerja asing ke negara ini ti
PKR persoal tambahan 1.5 juta pekerja asing walaupun berdepan lambakan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 minutes ago
Published: 12 February 2016 4:58 PM Kemasukan pekerja asing ke negara ini tidak wajar disegerakan kerana Malaysia berdepan lambakan pekerja asing, kata Naib Presiden PKR Nurul... Read more
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Northern Star
Byron: Bohemian surf mecca or tired McBackpackers’ hub?BYRON Bay was at the centre of an online culture war this week. Its haters hav
Byron: Bohemian surf mecca or tired McBackpackers’ hub?
Northern Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
BYRON Bay was at the centre of an online culture war this week. Its haters have written-off the tourist town as a tired McBackpackers' hub. However, its rusted-on residents, including Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson, still see relevance in the... Read more
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Food Business Review
RPM International subsidiary acquires Holton Food Products Published 12 February 2016 RPM International Inc. has announced that its Man
RPM International subsidiary acquires Holton Food Products
Food Business Review / Posted 13 minutes ago
Published 12 February 2016 RPM International Inc. has announced that its Mantrose-Haeuser Co subsidiary, which is within the RPM Specialty Products Group, has purchased US-based Holton Food... Read more
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Gazette
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Gazette / Posted 14 minutes ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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SiliconIndia
4 Companies Impacting the StartUp Landscape in India BENGALURU: The startup scene in India is abuzz with new entrants who have ben
4 Companies Impacting the StartUp Landscape in India
SiliconIndia / Posted 14 minutes ago
BENGALURU: The startup scene in India is abuzz with new entrants who have benefitted largely from angel investors and venture capital firms who are more than eager to invest in their lucrative... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Startups May Get Tax Benefit in Budget 2016 For Brand BuildingNEW DELHI: In order to encourage start-ups, especially e-commerce companies, th
Startups May Get Tax Benefit in Budget 2016 For Brand Building
SiliconIndia / Posted 14 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: In order to encourage start-ups, especially e-commerce companies, the Finance Ministry may look at according beneficial tax treatment to their brand building expenses in the forthcoming Budget. According to experts, the government could... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Councillor seeks mental health strategyDemands are being placed on Ottawa and Victoria to reach out to those coping wi
Councillor seeks mental health strategy
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Demands are being placed on Ottawa and Victoria to reach out to those coping with mental health issues. Scott Anderson, a Vernon councillor, says there is a need for the federal and provincial governments to develop mental health strategies. “Many... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
RDNO moves water budget aheadThe latest financial plan for Greater Vernon’s water utility didn’t draw any de
RDNO moves water budget ahead
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
The latest financial plan for Greater Vernon’s water utility didn’t draw any debate. There was no discussion Wednesday as the Regional District of North Okanagan board gave approval in principle to Greater Vernon Water’s budget, including an average... Read more
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iol.co.za
What SAfricans say about #SONA2916Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma seems to have failed to impress with Thursd
What SAfricans say about #SONA2916
iol.co.za / Posted 14 minutes ago
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma seems to have failed to impress with Thursday’s State of the Nation Address as commentators say he delivered no real solutions. This comes despite Zuma’s promises to cut down on state spending, and eliminate... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drought weighs on PioneerJohannesburg - Pioneer Foods Group said a drought in South Africa is weighing o
Drought weighs on Pioneer
iol.co.za / Posted 14 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Pioneer Foods Group said a drought in South Africa is weighing on earnings as soaring grain prices hit volumes and margins at the country’s second-biggest food maker. The company’s input costs for corn-based products rose 74 percent... Read more
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iol.co.za
ArcelorMittal SA’s loss balloonsJohannesburg - ArcelorMittal South Africa said it expects the country to adopt
ArcelorMittal SA’s loss balloons
iol.co.za / Posted 14 minutes ago
Johannesburg - ArcelorMittal South Africa said it expects the country to adopt tariffs as a safeguard against cheap imports before the end of next month as the continent’s largest steelmaker posted an annual loss that ballooned 23 times from a year... Read more
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iol.co.za
Emerging markets head for dropMumbai - Emerging-market equities headed for the worst weekly drop in a month a
Emerging markets head for drop
iol.co.za / Posted 14 minutes ago
Mumbai - Emerging-market equities headed for the worst weekly drop in a month and currencies retreated as anxiety over the worsening outlook for global growth sapped demand for riskier assets. South Korea’s Kospi led declines on Friday, poised for... Read more
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