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Inquirier.net
CTA: Alcohol, tobacco imported by Duty Free are VAT-freeThe Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has granted a P93.36-million refund for erroneou
Inquirier.net / Posted a minute ago
The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has granted a P93.36-million refund for erroneous value-added taxes (VATs) on alcohol and tobacco products imported by the state-owned Duty Free Philippines (DFP) for the second half of 2013. In a decision dated Dec.... Read more
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B&T
Leo Burnett Sydney Takes Off With Emirates' CreativeInternational airline Emirates has appointed Leo Burnett Sydney to handle its A
B&T / Posted 8 minutes ago
International airline Emirates has appointed Leo Burnett Sydney to handle its Australian creative account following a competitive pitch. With a focus on making the brand even more meaningful and relevant for Australians, the partnership will see Leo... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why I think Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd is a buy at this share price Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) has been a dreadful investment over the last
Motley Fool / Posted 11 minutes ago
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) has been a dreadful investment over the last 5 years, down 36%. I reckon it may have bottomed, as its defensive qualities become better... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why I think PUSHPAY FPO NZX is a share to watch in 2018 The PUSHPAY FPO NZX(ASX: PPH) share price has been surging, gaining almost 20
Motley Fool / Posted 11 minutes ago
The PUSHPAY FPO NZX(ASX: PPH) share price has been surging, gaining almost 20 per cent this month and nearly tripling over the past year. PushPay, an online payments company which has... Read more
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Motley Fool
5 shares you need to watch on MondayThe S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rise this morning off
Motley Fool / Posted 11 minutes ago
The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) appears set to rise this morning off the back of a mostly strong session for international markets on Friday. The futures market is pointing to a 29-point gain at the open. Here’s a quick recap: FTSE 100... Read more
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Motley Fool
Why I would buy these fast-growing divided shares I believe the Australian share market is home to a number of quality shares w
Motley Fool / Posted 11 minutes ago
I believe the Australian share market is home to a number of quality shares with the potential to grow their dividends at above-average rate. Two which I think are well worth considering today are... Read more
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TheBull
ANZ confirms $1.5 billion share buybackANZ has confirmed it will plough the proceeds from its stake in Shanghai Rural
TheBull / Posted 12 minutes ago
ANZ has confirmed it will plough the proceeds from its stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank into a $1.5 billion share buyback. The lender on Monday said it had completed the $1.8 billion sale of its 20 per cent holding - which was announced in... Read more
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TheBull
Aconex nod for $1.6b takeover from OracleUS technology giant Oracle has agreed to buy construction software provider Aco
TheBull / Posted 12 minutes ago
US technology giant Oracle has agreed to buy construction software provider Aconex in an all-cash takeover valuing the company at $1.6 billion. New York-listed Oracle will acquire all shares in the cloud-based solutions provider at $7.80 each, or a... Read more
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The Age
ANZ launches $1.5b buyback, eyes further capital returnsANZ Banking Group has signalled that a new $1.5 billion share buyback is likely
The Age / Posted 12 minutes ago
ANZ Banking Group has signalled that a new $1.5 billion share buyback is likely to be followed up by further moves to return surplus capital to shareholders. The lender on Monday unveiled the buyback, which it expects to start in January, as it said... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ANZ launches $1.5b buyback, eyes further capital returnsANZ Banking Group has signalled that a new $1.5 billion share buyback is likely
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 minutes ago
ANZ Banking Group has signalled that a new $1.5 billion share buyback is likely to be followed up by further moves to return surplus capital to shareholders. The lender on Monday unveiled the buyback, which it expects to start in January, as it said... Read more
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News.com.au
Healthcare draws election-year worryWith another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary
News.com.au / Posted 15 minutes ago
With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could re-open wounds suffered during the 2016 US presidential race. Healthcare is becoming as a hot an issue in the 2018 midterm elections as it was... Read more
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Op-Ed News
$21 Trillion in Off-books Spending Padded the USRemember when Rumsfeld announced on Sept 10 2001 that $2.3T had been lost by Do
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 minutes ago
Remember when Rumsfeld announced on Sept 10 2001 that $2.3T had been lost by DoD? A Michigan State U economist, working with graduate students and a former government official, has found $21 trillion in unauthorized spending in the departments of... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
ANZ has started dropping customers that don't live up to its values ahead of the Royal CommissionCustomers have been axed. Photo: iStock. Following the announcement of the Roy
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 minutes ago
Customers have been axed. Photo: iStock. Following the announcement of the Royal Commission into the banks, ANZ has begun dropping customers that don’t live up to its values. In a podcast released on Sunday night, ANZ Bank chief Shayne Elliott said... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Kogan.com is getting into pet insuranceJon Bozak / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images Kogan.com, the p
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 minutes ago
Jon Bozak / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images Kogan.com, the pure play online retailer building a portfolio business, is launching its own pet insurance. Kogan has signed an agreement with PetSure to distribute and promote pet... Read more
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WA Today
Aconex receives $1.6b takeover offer from Oracle CorpASX-listed construction management software group Aconex has received a $1.56 b
WA Today / Posted 17 minutes ago
ASX-listed construction management software group Aconex has received a $1.56 billion buyout offer from US software major Oracle Corp. Aconex said in a statement its directors had unanimously recommended the $7.80-a-share offer, which represents a... Read more
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WA Today
US tax plan set to boost ASXHere's IG's Chris Weston on what investors can expect from the markets today:
WA Today / Posted 17 minutes ago
Here's IG's Chris Weston on what investors can expect from the markets today: After the Republicans released their final version of their tax text on Friday, we have seen not only Marco Rubio warm to the plan and giving his blessing, but... Read more
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Limerick Post
Limerick business leader calls for regional airport fundA PLAN to gain more business for Shannon and other regional airports is needed
Limerick Post / Posted 25 minutes ago
A PLAN to gain more business for Shannon and other regional airports is needed rather than letting Dublin continue its runaway growth, a Mid West business leader has said. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office this week highlights... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Why Singapore should be excited about the future of business and blockchainSINGAPORE: A friend of mine keeps a large glass bowl at the entrance of her hou
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: A friend of mine keeps a large glass bowl at the entrance of her house on the table where the keys are stored and a notebook and pen are ready to hand. Throughout the year the family jots down notes, folds them and puts them in the bowl,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Output Gap Is Screaming For The End Of The Business CycleVia TimeMoney.com, Output Gap Explained The output gap is the difference betw
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 minutes ago
Via TimeMoney.com, Output Gap Explained The output gap is the difference between actual and potential economic output and is used by economists to understand the health of the economy. There will never be a metric which tells us how the economy... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Latest Crazy Idea From Economic Experts: Abolish Cash (But Don't Tell The People)Via GEFIRA, First, large banknotes are to be withdrawn from circulation, next
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 minutes ago
Via GEFIRA, First, large banknotes are to be withdrawn from circulation, next limits on cash transactions are to be imposed, then computerization of the world’s financial system and control of international cash transactions are to be enforced and,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Stars are aligned' for Singapore stocks to go higher in 2018SINGAPORE: The likes of banking heavyweights, developers and property trusts wi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: The likes of banking heavyweights, developers and property trusts will continue to lead the charge next year for Singapore’s stock market, which could see gains of as much as 11 per cent, according to market analysts. Year to date, the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New monument planned on Fort Leavenworth will honor black WWII unitPlans for a new monument are under way on Fort Leavenworth. Organizers are cur
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 minutes ago
Plans for a new monument are under way on Fort Leavenworth. Organizers are currently raising funds to erect a monument honoring the 6888th Central Directory Postal Battalion. The monument will honor the first and only African-American WAC unit to... Read more
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EuroNews
Roughly half of Italy's Mediaset investors set to vote on governance changesMILAN (Reuters) – Shareholders representing just under half of Mediaset’s capit
EuroNews / Posted 33 minutes ago
MILAN (Reuters) – Shareholders representing just under half of Mediaset’s capital were present on Thursday at an extraordinary meeting the called to approve governance changes at Italy’s biggest private broadcaster, one shareholder... Read more
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EuroNews
Renault, China's Brilliance Auto form light commercial vehicle ventureBy Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) – Renault and Brilliance China Automoti
EuroNews / Posted 33 minutes ago
By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) – Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd have formed a joint venture to design and manufacture light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in China, with an aim to sell 150,000 such vehicles a year by 2022,... Read more
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EuroNews
Luxembourg challenges EU order to recover tax from AmazonBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Luxembourg is challenging a European Union order to recove
EuroNews / Posted 33 minutes ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Luxembourg is challenging a European Union order to recover about 250 million euros (£220.1 million) in back taxes from Amazon, saying it disagreed with EU state aid regulators’ decision that the U.S. online retailer had received... Read more
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EuroNews
German sex shop chain Beate Uhse files for insolvencyFRANKFURT (Reuters) – German sex shop group Beate Uhse has filed for insolvency
EuroNews / Posted 33 minutes ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German sex shop group Beate Uhse has filed for insolvency after failing to secure financing from a group of investors. The company, started in 1946 by a former female pilot with the same name, said on Friday the insolvency did... Read more
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EuroNews
Catalan uncertainty is denting economy, Spain's central bank saysMADRID (Reuters) – Political uncertainty in Catalonia has dented expectations f
EuroNews / Posted 33 minutes ago
MADRID (Reuters) – Political uncertainty in Catalonia has dented expectations for growth in Spain’s economy, the country’s central bank said on Friday, as voters in the region gear up for an election that pro-independence parties have an even chance... Read more
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News.com.au
CIMIC to get $312m revenue from contractCIMIC's CPB Contractors company has been awarded a $1.1 billion design and cons
News.com.au / Posted 35 minutes ago
CIMIC's CPB Contractors company has been awarded a $1.1 billion design and construct contract by the Victorian government which is expected to generate about $312 million in revenue. The contract is in support of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project... Read more
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News.com.au
Adani scraps Downer deal after loan vetoAdani has scrapped a $2 billion agreement to outsource the operation of its con
News.com.au / Posted 35 minutes ago
Adani has scrapped a $2 billion agreement to outsource the operation of its controversial Queensland coal mine after the state government killed off a taxpayer-funded loan. The Indian miner says it will now develop and operate the Carmichael project... Read more
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The Age
Aconex receives $1.6b takeover offer from Oracle CorpASX-listed construction management software group Aconex has received a $1.56 b
The Age / Posted 42 minutes ago
ASX-listed construction management software group Aconex has received a $1.56 billion buyout offer from US software major Oracle Corp. Aconex said in a statement its directors had unanimously recommended the $7.80-a-share offer, which represents a... Read more
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