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Finance Asia
Springfield Land courts partners for Aussie mega-cityPeople who work with Maha Sinnathamby say the man behind Australia’s largest si
Finance Asia / Posted a minute ago
People who work with Maha Sinnathamby say the man behind Australia’s largest single property development has unbridled energy. The Malaysian-born engineer sets a rigorous pace and expects others involved in building the A$15 billion $11.98 billion... Read more
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News.com.au
Poor likely worst hit by tech advancesGovernments and businesses in developing countries must act now to ensure rapid
News.com.au / Posted 3 minutes ago
Governments and businesses in developing countries must act now to ensure rapid technological advances boost rather than hinder development, a think-tank says, warning that growing automation posed a particular threat to women's jobs. Increasing... Read more
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Intelligent Investor
BHP: Result 2017The commodities cycle has certainly improved since the dark days of the bust bu
Intelligent Investor / Posted 3 minutes ago
The commodities cycle has certainly improved since the dark days of the bust but prices are nowhere near their highs – in fact, several remain close to cyclical lows. It is in this relatively benign environment that BHP announced a spectacular... Read more
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Motley Fool
National Storage REIT profits leap 57%, pays a 5.8% dividend The National Storage REIT(ASX: NSR) share price fell 1% to $1.56 this morning
Motley Fool / Posted 4 minutes ago
The National Storage REIT(ASX: NSR) share price fell 1% to $1.56 this morning, after the company released its annual results. Here’s what you need to know: A strong year for National... Read more
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Motley Fool
Vocus Group Ltd flags assets sales and investments for growth Vocus Group Ltd flags assets sales and investments for growth Home and fibre-o
Motley Fool / Posted 4 minutes ago
Vocus Group Ltd flags assets sales and investments for growth Home and fibre-optic internet business Vocus Group Ltd(ASX: VOC) this morning reported a net profit of $152.3 million on revenues of $1.82 billion for the full year ending June 30,... Read more
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Motley Fool
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd share price falls on its half-year results The Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) share price has been amongst the worst pe
Motley Fool / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) share price has been amongst the worst performers this morning following the release of its half-year results. At the time of writing the beverage... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why A Technology Bubble Could Be Just Around The Corner The last technology bubble burst around 16 years ago. It was a hugely painful
Motley Fool / Posted 4 minutes ago
The last technology bubble burst around 16 years ago. It was a hugely painful experience for a large number of investors. Companies which had just been worth $millions a matter of months (and... Read more
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TheBull
Shoppers reject Reject Shop's new productsDiscount retailer The Reject Shop says it has failed to get its product range r
TheBull / Posted 5 minutes ago
Discount retailer The Reject Shop says it has failed to get its product range right amid a decline in consumer spending. The Reject Shop's net profit dropped 28 per cent to $12.3 million in the year to July 2, as the company had forecast in... Read more
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TheBull
Aust shares are higher in early tradeThe Australian share market is trading higher, following in the footsteps of Wa
TheBull / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Australian share market is trading higher, following in the footsteps of Wall Street which lifted amid optimism about advances in the Trump administration's economic policy. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 was up 0.2 per cent at 5,762.8 points by 1030... Read more
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The News-Reporter
WMS softball opens season with games this weekMembers of the Washington Wilkes Middle School Girls Softball Team are (above,
The News-Reporter / Posted 5 minutes ago
Members of the Washington Wilkes Middle School Girls Softball Team are (above, front, l-r) De’Asia Calloway, La’Mahia Wilburn, Belle Bradford, Ally Hucke, De’Asia Wynn, Aubrey Cox, Whitney Bearse, Aniya Jacobs, Sissy Hammond, Kylie Pruitt, Niriyah... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County opts not to seek tax increaseMoffat County will not to pursue any kind of tax increase on the November ballo
Craig Daily Press / Posted 6 minutes ago
Moffat County will not to pursue any kind of tax increase on the November ballot this year, Commissioner Don Cook said Tuesday. "We've decided we're better off not to go for it this year," Cook said. "We're going to attempt to correct as much of our... Read more
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Western Weekender
Future of Masters site on Mulgoa Road becomes clearerThe former Masters site on Mulgoa Road is to be turned into a homewares and ele
Western Weekender / Posted 8 minutes ago
The former Masters site on Mulgoa Road is to be turned into a homewares and electrical needs retail centre and is set to open before Christmas. Home Consortium, which acquired the Masters sites last year, is redeveloping the centres across the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
City of San Diego wants public's help to find new San Diego Police ChiefSAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The City of San Diego is asking for the public’s help to fin
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The City of San Diego is asking for the public’s help to find a replacement for outgoing Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. Zimmerman will retire in March 2018. The new chief should be selected by January 2018. “Under Chief... Read more
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Perth Now
Class action against CBA over share dropLawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a cla
Perth Now / Posted 9 minutes ago
Lawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a class action on behalf of Commonwealth Bank shareholders over a share price drop due to money laundering allegations. They say the bank's 800,000 shareholders suffered a... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
CBA now faces a class action over the money laundering scandalPeter Parks/AFP/Getty Images Shareholders have launched a class action against
Business Insider Australia / Posted 10 minutes ago
Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images Shareholders have launched a class action against the Commonwealth Bank over the drop in share value when the money laundering scandal broke this month. Law firm Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Japan has just provided another signal that the global economy is doing alrightJIJI PRESS / AFP / Getty Images Activity levels across Japan’s manufacturing s
Business Insider Australia / Posted 10 minutes ago
JIJI PRESS / AFP / Getty Images Activity levels across Japan’s manufacturing sector improved in August, according to data released by IHS Markit today. The group’s flash manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose 0.7 points to 52.8, leaving... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Isentia posts a loss, its shares get crushedA melting ice cream made by US pop sculptor Desire Obtain Cherish. Sam Yeh/AFP/
Business Insider Australia / Posted 10 minutes ago
A melting ice cream made by US pop sculptor Desire Obtain Cherish. Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images Shares in Isentia fell hard after the media monitoring company posted a full year loss of $13.52 million after writing down the value of its content... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The CEO of embattled telecom provider Vocus has voluntarily sacrificed his annual bonusPhoto by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Vocus Group has reported a $1.46 billio
Business Insider Australia / Posted 10 minutes ago
Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Vocus Group has reported a $1.46 billion net loss after tax for the 2017 financial year. The loss was due to a once-off goodwill write-down of $1.53 billion of its Australian and New Zealand... Read more
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Sky News Australia
IAG earnings hurt by natural disaster claimsInsurance Australia Group's New Zealand division recorded a 7.4 per cent declin
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 minutes ago
Insurance Australia Group's New Zealand division recorded a 7.4 per cent decline in insurance earnings reflecting increased claims as a result of natural disasters such as the Kaikoura earthquake last November, higher working claim costs and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US Navy to relieve admiral over collisionsThe USNavy will in the coming hours relieve the three-star admiral who commands
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 minutes ago
The USNavy will in the coming hours relieve the three-star admiral who commands its seventh fleet following a series of collisions in Asia, a US official has told Reuters. "An expedited change in leadership was needed," the official said on Tuesday,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Class action against CBA over share dropLawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a cla
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 minutes ago
Lawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a class action on behalf of Commonwealth Bank shareholders over a share price drop due to money laundering allegations. They say the bank's 800,000 shareholders suffered a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Better A Year Early Than A Day Too LateAuthored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, He who hesitates is lost. Ch
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 minutes ago
Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, He who hesitates is lost. Change, especially a collapse scenario, often happens quite fast. So fast that there's little to no time to react in the short frenzy between "before" and "after". This is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
For First Time Ever, Mutual Funds Slash Uber Valuation By Up To 15%Exactly two weeks ago, we asked if Uber - the world's most valuable private com
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 minutes ago
Exactly two weeks ago, we asked if Uber - the world's most valuable private company - is heading for a valuation-crushing, 40% discount down-round. First, those hoping for a 'return of the king' moment were disappointed after it was confirmed that... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
New lawsuit alleges Rick Siskey widow participated in Ponzi schemesCHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Rothacker/The Charlotte Observer) - A lawsuit filed Tuesday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 minutes ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Rick Rothacker/The Charlotte Observer) - A lawsuit filed Tuesday by former business associates of Rick Siskey alleges that his widow, Diane, “actively participated” in her late husband’s Ponzi schemes, received millions in ill-gotten... Read more
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Fortune
Expedia to expand U.S. passenger rail booking presence"Rail in Europe is incredibly important as far as a transportation medium," Kho
Fortune / Posted 21 minutes ago
"Rail in Europe is incredibly important as far as a transportation medium," Khosrowshahi said in an interview. "It's becoming increasingly important in the Asia-Pacific markets. And I think in the U.S., rail isn't quite as strong, but we are... Read more
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Mumbrella
Automotive advertisers underpin Australian media as other advertisers fall away data revealsGrowth in the Australian advertising sector is being underpinned by the automot
Mumbrella / Posted 22 minutes ago
Growth in the Australian advertising sector is being underpinned by the automotive industry, with TV and digital relying heavily on car makers for revenue as other sectors fall away, new Standard Media Index figures have revealed. SUVs are driving... Read more
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SKY News
Buses sold Mexico with aid of taxpayers' cashPrime Minister Theresa May says the financial support for firms has helped more
SKY News / Posted 22 minutes ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says the financial support for firms has helped more than 130 of them expand and win overseas contracts in the past year as part of her plan to build a "truly global Britain". Mrs May will head to Guildford in Surrey later... Read more
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News.com.au
Class action against CBA over share dropLawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a cla
News.com.au / Posted 23 minutes ago
Lawyers Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham have launched a class action on behalf of Commonwealth Bank shareholders over a share price drop due to money laundering allegations. They say the bank's 800,000 shareholders suffered a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Flight cancellations announcedThe Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) has announced the cancellatio
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 minutes ago
The Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) has announced the cancellation of several flights mostly between Manila and Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 23, due to the bad weather caused by typhoon Hato (tropical storm Isang). The affected flights... Read more
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The Star
AmBank, RHB Bank, Perisai, TechfastKUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects AmBank, RHB Bank, Perisai Petroleum and
The Star / Posted 26 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects AmBank, RHB Bank, Perisai Petroleum and Techfast as among the stocks to watch on Wednesday after the fresh corporate news. AmBank and RHB Bank ended their merger talks after failing to reach an agreement. As... Read more
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