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Inquirier.net
Tax reform crucial to funding infra programThe Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program may not be
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
The Duterte administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program may not be completed if Congress will not pass the proposed comprehensive tax reform program, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said. Dominguez told senators during a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Co-founder ups stake in MegawideEdgar Saavedra, co-founder and president of engineering and construction firm M
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
Edgar Saavedra, co-founder and president of engineering and construction firm Megawide Construction Corp., has consolidated his interest in the company by acquiring an additional 14.67-percent stake for about P5.68 billion. Megawide’s parent... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BSP allays fears on peso weaknessThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas yesterday assured the public that solid fundame
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas yesterday assured the public that solid fundamentals would keep the peso in check even as the domestic currency fell to the 51:$1 level this week. “In the foreign exchange market, firm macroeconomic fundamentals will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSEi trades closer to all-time high finishThe local stock barometer stayed afloat the 8,000 mark yesterday ahead of the r
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
The local stock barometer stayed afloat the 8,000 mark yesterday ahead of the release of the country’s second quarter economic scorecard. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index added 37.18 points or 0.46 percent to close at 8,046.59, firming... Read more
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Inquirier.net
In the age of apps, telcos risk irrelevance—studyTelco companies in Southeast Asia should invest more and expect returns to shri
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
Telco companies in Southeast Asia should invest more and expect returns to shrink if they intend to survive and even thrive in the ongoing digital shift, according to S&P Global Ratings. S&P, which issued a statement accompanying its report that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Substitute to Edsa seen facing hitchesThe Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking into possible ali
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking into possible alignment issues between a private sector-proposed toll road and a separate road project it is planning in Metro Manila, its top official said. Public Works and Highways... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manila Water inks deal with WB investment armManila Water Co. Inc.’s overseas business unit has signed a memorandum of under
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
Manila Water Co. Inc.’s overseas business unit has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Finance Corp. (IFC) on working together in projects in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in the south east. This develops as Manila... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
AMC Cinemas weighs blocking $10-a-month MoviePass film dealAMC Entertainment Holdings, the world’s largest theater chain, is weighing lega
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 minutes ago
AMC Entertainment Holdings, the world’s largest theater chain, is weighing legal action against MoviePass over its low-cost cinema subscription, saying the service is unsustainable and bad for the industry. MoviePass on Tuesday dropped the price of... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: Positive start in store as reporting season rolls onThat spark of risk appetite that helped revive risk trends at the start of this
The Age / Posted 2 minutes ago
That spark of risk appetite that helped revive risk trends at the start of this week has fizzled. As Wednesday's session progressed to the later sessions, the already tempered lift in speculative appetite completely deflated. It was easy to see... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
24 Jacksonville-area firms make list of country’s fastest-growing companiesTwenty-four Jacksonville area companies have made the Inc. 5000 list for 2017 a
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 minutes ago
Twenty-four Jacksonville area companies have made the Inc. 5000 list for 2017 as the fastest-growing companies in the country. At the top of the local list is E-file.com, an online vehicle for preparing and filing federal income taxes. The... Read more
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Market Watch
Victoria's Secret parent L Brands shares fall after company cuts full-year viewShares of L Brands Inc. LB, +1.28% fell more than 7% late Wednesday after the p
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Shares of L Brands Inc. LB, +1.28% fell more than 7% late Wednesday after the parent of Victoria's Secret met Wall Street's quarterly sales expectations but cut its forecast for third-quarter and full-year earnings. L Brands said it earned $138.9... Read more
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Market Watch
Snap and Blue Apron aside, IPO-themed ETF strategies are winning in 2017Two high-profile initial public offerings may have resulted in disappointment f
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Two high-profile initial public offerings may have resulted in disappointment for market participants this year, but the general strategy of putting money into Wall Street’s newest public listings has performed well in 2017, with a pair of ETFs... Read more
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Market Watch
Valeant Pharma works to resolve FDA concerns at Tampa plantValeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. VRX, +1.80% shares ticked higher in
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. VRX, +1.80% shares ticked higher in the extended session Wednesday after the drugmaker said that issues from a Food and Drug Administration inspection were being resolved. Valeant shares rose 1% to $14.30... Read more
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Market Watch
August payments to health insurers will be made, White House saysThe Trump administration said Wednesday the federal government would make a set
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Trump administration said Wednesday the federal government would make a set of payments to insurers for August, despite threats from the president that the funding would be halted following the failure of Senate Republicans to repeal most of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Future of bankingIn this era of global, interconnected financial systems, a ripple in one nook o
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
In this era of global, interconnected financial systems, a ripple in one nook of the world can create a shock wave in the entire economic ecosystem. This has led to increased scrutiny and more stringent regulatory requisites for financial... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ceat Tyres new ad campaign: Splash of humour for a safe rideAdvertising for two-wheeler tyres can get grim, often accompanied by technology
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
Advertising for two-wheeler tyres can get grim, often accompanied by technology jargon that emphasises on the long life and superior grip offered by the brand in question. The grimness stems from the usual caveat of possible loss of life on road from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Blackstone looks to sell office assets in Noida and PuneThe US-based fund manager Blackstone is looking to sell some of its office asse
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
The US-based fund manager Blackstone is looking to sell some of its office assets in Noida and Pune, sources in the know said. Blackstone wants to exit Oxygen Boulevard and Galaxy IT Park in Noida, and BlueRidge special economic zone (SEZ) in Pune.... Read more
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Business Standard India
With kerosene and LPG, govt faces a balancing actWhen Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the medium-term expenditure
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
When Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the medium-term expenditure projections for the next two years last week, he estimated a nearly 64 per cent fall in petroleum subsidy at Rs 10,000 crore. Among the three major subsidies — food,... Read more
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Business Standard India
There are no shortcuts to making moneyDealing with financial frauds has become a way of life with many investors. One
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
Dealing with financial frauds has become a way of life with many investors. One has to check and cross-check every detail before committing oneself to any investment decision, and it is not just restricted to equities. Sample this: Recently, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
New pharma policy may fix drug trade marginsIn an attempt to make drugs affordable to all, the government has planned a fre
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
In an attempt to make drugs affordable to all, the government has planned a fresh pharmaceutical policy. The policy draft says that the government will fix trade margins for drugs as well. At present, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority... Read more
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Business Standard India
Monetary policy committee meeting: Dholakia, Patra differ on inflation pathThe minutes of the two-day monetary policy committee meeting show how retail in
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
The minutes of the two-day monetary policy committee meeting show how retail inflation falling to a record low of 1.5 per cent in June changed the mood of interest rate hawks towards a cautiously optimistic outlook. The Reserve Bank of India lowered... Read more
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Business Standard India
After cardiac stents, NPPA caps prices of knee implantsAfter cardiac stents, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
After cardiac stents, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped the prices of orthopaedic knee implants. The cobalt chromium knee implant, available at over Rs 1,58,000 at hospitals, will now be available for a ceiling price of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Include bank locker in home insuranceFinance Minister Arun Jaitley recently informed the Rajya Sabha that banks are
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently informed the Rajya Sabha that banks are not liable to compensate customers, in case goods in the lockers are lost due to theft burglary or a natural calamity. At the same time, Minister of State for Finance... Read more
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Business Standard India
Unhedged rupee bets weigh on firmsA four per cent year-on-year appreciation of rupee against the dollar is the la
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
A four per cent year-on-year appreciation of rupee against the dollar is the latest cause of concern for domestic pharmaceutical companies, which are already battling regulatory challenges as well as drug price erosion in the US and pricing control... Read more
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Business Standard India
World's shipping firms are going super-sizedThe hulking container ships that transport sneakers, bananas and barbie dolls a
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
The hulking container ships that transport sneakers, bananas and barbie dolls around the world keep getting bigger. So are the companies that own them. A massive consolidation is underway in the $500 billion global industry and the survivors now... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bikes from Bajaj tie-up will be sold here & exported too: Nick BloorAs a result of the alliance, do you see the possibility of Bajaj Auto becoming
Business Standard India / Posted 9 minutes ago
As a result of the alliance, do you see the possibility of Bajaj Auto becoming your partner to create a global manufacturing hub for mid-capacity bikes in India? If so, which markets are you going to look at and why? We have manufacturing facilities... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Admiral on Kyrie: 'We'd be crazy not to want a talented guy like that'In a recent interview on Sirius XM NBA Radio, David Robinson touted how well Ky
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 10 minutes ago
In a recent interview on Sirius XM NBA Radio, David Robinson touted how well Kyrie Irving would fit into the Spurs system if San Antonio traded for him. “We’d be crazy not to want a talented guy like that,” Robinson said. “He’s been a force for [the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How Two Entrepreneurs Are Shaking up Traditional Industries and Tapping Into New CustomersCreativeLive's Chase Jarvis calls for fundamental change in the formal educatio
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 minutes ago
CreativeLive's Chase Jarvis calls for fundamental change in the formal education system to keep up with the information age. Union Wine Company's Ryan Harms explains how contemporary packaging led to an explosive surge in sales. Are you ready to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Fall ballot to include $495 million public improvement bond packageNovember's ballot will feature $495 million in public improvement bonds alongsi
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 minutes ago
November's ballot will feature $495 million in public improvement bonds alongside $1 billion in pension obligation bonds, after City Council agreed Wednesday to send the package to Houston voters. The general bonds would fund improvements to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Int'l arrivals to US increased 2 percent in JanuaryInternational arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared
Daily Herald / Posted 12 minutes ago
International arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared with January 2016, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Wednesday. The 5.6 million international visitors who arrived this past January represented the first... Read more
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