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Channel NewsAsia
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 yearsTOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted moments ago
TOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese mediaTelevised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese st
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese media
Northern Daily Leader / Posted a minute ago
Televised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese state television, but this journalist's testimony was particularly jarring. Beijing: Televised "confessions" have increasingly become the preferred propaganda tool of... Read more
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Business Spectator
China stocks tumble againChinese stocks have tumbled again, leading Asian bourses lower as uncertainty o
China stocks tumble again
Business Spectator / Posted a minute ago
Chinese stocks have tumbled again, leading Asian bourses lower as uncertainty over US interest rates revived fears of a broader global economic slowdown that has rocked financial markets. Analysts warned of further gyrations following a... Read more
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Business Spectator
Home price rises slowed in AugustWinter has slightly cooled the Australian property market, with the pace of gro
Home price rises slowed in August
Business Spectator / Posted a minute ago
Winter has slightly cooled the Australian property market, with the pace of growth in housing prices across the mainland state capitals slowing and new home sales falling. Preliminary data from analytics firm CoreLogic RP Data showed prices in the... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks close 1.08% weakerThe Australian sharemarket closed lower today, ending its worst month since the
Aust stocks close 1.08% weaker
Business Spectator / Posted a minute ago
The Australian sharemarket closed lower today, ending its worst month since the global financial crisis, as investors weighed imminent interest rates decisions out of the US Federal Reserve and the Reserve Bank of Australia. At the official 4.15pm... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Phyzit Adds Former A Briggs Passport Chief Mike Blanchat as PresidentLittle Rock startup Phyzit has added Mike Blanchat as its new president. Blanc
Phyzit Adds Former A Briggs Passport Chief Mike Blanchat as President
Arkansas Business / Posted a minute ago
Little Rock startup Phyzit has added Mike Blanchat as its new president. Blanchat is the former president for A Briggs Passport & Visa Expeditors, which was sold last fall to CIBT. Phyzit, founded by Little Rock pediatric urologist Stephen Canon... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwi falls as business confidence sinksThe New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed business confidence sank to a
Kiwi falls as business confidence sinks
NZCity / Posted 2 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed business confidence sank to a six-year low this month, stoking speculation the Reserve Bank will be prepared to make deeper cuts to interest rates to revive the economy. The kiwi fell to 64.21 US... Read more
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The Young Witness
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese mediaTelevised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese st
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese media
The Young Witness / Posted 3 minutes ago
Televised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese state television, but this journalist's testimony was particularly jarring. Beijing: Televised "confessions" have increasingly become the preferred propaganda tool of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Companies scrambling to add cybersecurity experts to their corporate boards LOS ANGELES — The board of directors at construction and engineering company
Companies scrambling to add cybersecurity experts to their corporate boards
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES — The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Quickflix suspends ASX trading as troubled SVOD player looks to avoid insolvency Troubled SVOD player Quickflix has again suspended trading in its shares on t
Quickflix suspends ASX trading as troubled SVOD player looks to avoid insolvency
MumBRELLA / Posted 3 minutes ago
Troubled SVOD player Quickflix has again suspended trading in its shares on the stock market as it attempts a restructure and head off potential financial... Read more
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The Age
History suggests ASX set for strong recovery – and here's what to buyDeutsche says Harvey Norman is one of a string of stocks that are strong buys.
History suggests ASX set for strong recovery – and here's what to buy
The Age / Posted 6 minutes ago
Deutsche says Harvey Norman is one of a string of stocks that are strong buys. Photo: Scott Barbour History suggests the ASX 200 index is on track for gains of about 10 per cent over the next six to 12 months – as long as Australia avoids a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Gov’t tax effort improves in H1 (MB File Photo) Taxpayers rush – Filipino taxpayers try to beat the April 15
Gov’t tax effort improves in H1
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 minutes ago
(MB File Photo) Taxpayers rush – Filipino taxpayers try to beat the April 15 deadline for filing of Income Tax Returns, April 14, at the BIR Regional Office along Quezon Ave. in Quezon City. There will be no extension... Read more
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The Irish Times
Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years Traders on edge ahead of US business surveys, trade data and nonfarm payrolls
Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Traders on edge ahead of US business surveys, trade data and nonfarm payrolls Global financial markets looked set for another rough week on Monday, with stocks and commodities falling. Global... Read more
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The Star
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annu
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted... Read more
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The Irish Times
Hong Kong solar energy giant sees fall in first-half profit Oversupply and rising competition deflates prices at GCL-Poly Energy Holdings
Hong Kong solar energy giant sees fall in first-half profit
The Irish Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oversupply and rising competition deflates prices at GCL-Poly Energy Holdings The Hong Kong-based company is struggling to tackle a shift in market conditions. Photograph: Justin... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices down with markets off to a shaky start for the weekOil prices fell in Asian trade Monday, reversing some of the gains made late la
Oil prices down with markets off to a shaky start for the week
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
Oil prices fell in Asian trade Monday, reversing some of the gains made late last week amid concerns the latest rally in the oil and commodities markets would be difficult to sustain. Investors are bracing for another week of volatile trading, with... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar lower against yen, euro amid Asia stock markets slumpTOKYO--The dollar was lower against the yen and the euro in Asian trade Monday,
Dollar lower against yen, euro amid Asia stock markets slump
Market Watch / Posted 7 minutes ago
TOKYO--The dollar was lower against the yen and the euro in Asian trade Monday, with weakness in Asian stock markets again prompting flights to the perceived safety of the Japanese and eurozone currencies. Despite comments from the U.S. Federal... Read more
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The Star
AmResearch retains Buy for Titijaya LandKUALA LUMPUR: AmResearch is maintaining its Buy call for Titijaya Land with a f
AmResearch retains Buy for Titijaya Land
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: AmResearch is maintaining its Buy call for Titijaya Land with a fair value of RM2.72 a share. It said Titijaya’s fundamentals remain largely intact. The unbilled sales were RM732mil which was 2.2 times its FY15 property development... Read more
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The Star
Most emerging Asian currencies downSINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies slid on Monday and were set to post s
Most emerging Asian currencies down
The Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies slid on Monday and were set to post steep monthly losses as top US. Federal Reserve officials left the door open for an interest rate hike. in September and Chinese stocks tumbled again. South Korea's won... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
History suggests ASX set for strong recovery – and here's what to buyDeutsche says Harvey Norman is one of a string of stocks that are strong buys.
History suggests ASX set for strong recovery – and here's what to buy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 minutes ago
Deutsche says Harvey Norman is one of a string of stocks that are strong buys. Photo: Scott Barbour History suggests the ASX 200 index is on track for gains of about 10 per cent over the next six to 12 months – as long as Australia avoids a... Read more
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Digi Times
SPIL, Foxconn to form strategic partnership to fend off ASE acquisition bid Julian Ho, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 31 August 2015] Siliconware
SPIL, Foxconn to form strategic partnership to fend off ASE acquisition bid
Digi Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Julian Ho, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 31 August 2015] Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Foxconn... Read more
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Digi Times
Taiwan key economic indicator continues to signal slow growth Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 31 August 2015] Taiwan's
Taiwan key economic indicator continues to signal slow growth
Digi Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 31 August 2015] Taiwan's economic conditions remain soft, affected by weak international economies, the National Development Council... Read more
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Canberra Times
China stockmarket: Journalists, traders, officials rounded up in wake of 'panic and disorder'China's government has begun a crackdown aimed at quelling sharemarket turmoil
China stockmarket: Journalists, traders, officials rounded up in wake of 'panic and disorder'
Canberra Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
China's government has begun a crackdown aimed at quelling sharemarket turmoil Photo: Reuters Chinese state media has announced a slew of confessions following investigations into recent stock market gyrations One of those confessions came from a... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Journalist Reportedly 'Confesses' To Instigating Chinese Stock Market PlungeSHANGHAI, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Chinese state media announced a slew of confession
Journalist Reportedly 'Confesses' To Instigating Chinese Stock Market Plunge
The Huffington Post / Posted 11 minutes ago
SHANGHAI, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Chinese state media announced a slew of confessions on Monday following investigations into recent stock market gyrations, including from a detained reporter who admitted to spreading false information that caused "panic... Read more
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Western Advocate
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese mediaTelevised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese st
Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese media
Western Advocate / Posted 12 minutes ago
Televised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese state television, but this journalist's testimony was particularly jarring. Beijing: Televised "confessions" have increasingly become the preferred propaganda tool of... Read more
39 related stories
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The Daily Reckoning
Aussie Gold Producers the Big Winners from Weaker DollarAussie gold producers are having a good year. Compared to this time last year,
Aussie Gold Producers the Big Winners from Weaker Dollar
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 12 minutes ago
Aussie gold producers are having a good year. Compared to this time last year, the spot price of Aussie gold is up by $100 an ounce. Prices steadily rose from $1,350 to $1,600 an ounce between September and January 2015. The annual price of gold... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Aussie Dollar Loses Ground as Interest Rate Decision LoomsThe Aussie dollar is trading slightly lower against the greenback this morning.
Aussie Dollar Loses Ground as Interest Rate Decision Looms
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Aussie dollar is trading slightly lower against the greenback this morning. The dollar was down 0.27% at 2:00pm AEST, buying US$0.714. Weighing on the local currency was yet another twist concerning the future of US interest rates. Markets had... Read more
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Business Standard India
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makersChina's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
China's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major construction machinery makers Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co Ltd and Sany Heavy Industry Co Ltd. Encouraged to expand after Beijing unleashed a $644... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gillette India gains on strong June quarter resultsGillette India has surged by 7% to Rs 5,198, extending Friday’s 6% gain on the
Gillette India gains on strong June quarter results
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Gillette India has surged by 7% to Rs 5,198, extending Friday’s 6% gain on the BSE in early morning trades, after the company reported nearly two-fold jump in operating profit at Rs 52.72 crore for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2015 (Q4). The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Astec Lifesciences rallies on open offer by Godrej AgrovetMeanwhile, Godrej Agrovet, subsidiary of Godrej Industries, has entered into a
Astec Lifesciences rallies on open offer by Godrej Agrovet
Business Standard India / Posted 13 minutes ago
Meanwhile, Godrej Agrovet, subsidiary of Godrej Industries, has entered into a share purchase agreement with Astec Lifesciences to buy 45.29% stake of the latter at a price of Rs 190 per share. “The board of directors of the company has approved... Read more
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