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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa's Zuma says has confidence in finance minister, can't intervene in probeJOHANNESBURG: South African President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday he has full c
South Africa's Zuma says has confidence in finance minister, can't intervene in probe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
JOHANNESBURG: South African President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday he has full confidence in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who is under police investigation over a suspected spy unit at the tax service. Zuma said he could not intervene in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asia energy stocks hit by oil sell-off, eyes on YellenHONG KONG: Asian energy firms suffered further losses on Thursday (Aug 25) afte
Asia energy stocks hit by oil sell-off, eyes on Yellen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
HONG KONG: Asian energy firms suffered further losses on Thursday (Aug 25) after another sharp fall in oil prices, while currency traders moved cautiously the day before a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen. World markets have struggled... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Maybank Q2 profit slides, says closely monitoring oil sector loansKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's biggest lender Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) said on T
Maybank Q2 profit slides, says closely monitoring oil sector loans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a minute ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's biggest lender Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) said on Thursday (Aug 25) it is keeping a close watch on loans made to the oil and gas sector, after posting a 27 per cent drop in quarterly net profit as allowances for loan... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Heading Down The J-Hole: "The Fed Isn't Hawkish"The Fed isn’t hawkish, exclaims Bloombergs Mark Cudmore. In fact, in relative t
Heading Down The J-Hole: "The Fed Isn't Hawkish"
Zero Hedge / Posted a minute ago
The Fed isn’t hawkish, exclaims Bloombergs Mark Cudmore. In fact, in relative terms, recent rhetoric has been long-term dovish, which means the dollar will likely break the lower end of its range soon. “Rubbish,” I hear you cry. “Look at all the... Read more
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USA Today
Asian shares wobble as markets await comment from YellenNEW YORK -- Shares wavered in thin but volatile trading in Asia on Thursday, fo
Asian shares wobble as markets await comment from Yellen
USA Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK -- Shares wavered in thin but volatile trading in Asia on Thursday, following a bleak day on Wall Street led by declines in health-care stocks as outrage mounts over steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens. Investors are awaiting a speech by... Read more
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SKY News
US Criticises EC Over Tax Crackdown On FirmsIt said the probe by the European Commission (EC) undermines the international
US Criticises EC Over Tax Crackdown On Firms
SKY News / Posted 4 minutes ago
It said the probe by the European Commission (EC) undermines the international tax system. The EC is investigating alleged special tax treatment that certain EU countries gave Apple, Amazon and Fiat Chrysler. The companies say their arrangements... Read more
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The Irish Times
UBS and peers seek regulatory approval for digital cashUBS Group and peers on both sides of the Atlantic plan to seek regulatory appro
UBS and peers seek regulatory approval for digital cash
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
UBS Group and peers on both sides of the Atlantic plan to seek regulatory approval to use a new form of digital cash to settle financial transactions, cutting costs and time. UBS, which pioneered the “utility settlement coin,” is joining forces with... Read more
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Market Watch
Ahold Delhaize profit up; merger targets on track(Adds details.) By Maarten van Tartwijk AMSTERDAM--Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize
Ahold Delhaize profit up; merger targets on track
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
(Adds details.) By Maarten van Tartwijk AMSTERDAM--Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV said Thursday its mega-merger got off to a good start after the newly merged supermarket operators reported solid standalone results in the second quarter, driven in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Spanish economy powers ahead as politicians ditherSpain’s economy grew strongly in the second quarter as consumer spending stayed
Spanish economy powers ahead as politicians dither
The Irish Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Spain’s economy grew strongly in the second quarter as consumer spending stayed robust and demand for its exports rose, though there were signs that a buoyant investment climate may be starting to sag after months of political uncertainty. Its... Read more
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Market Watch
Wall Street set for losses as Yellen speech draws closerU.S. stock futures dropped on Thursday, with investors staying cautious as the
Wall Street set for losses as Yellen speech draws closer
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
U.S. stock futures dropped on Thursday, with investors staying cautious as the closely watched summit of central bankers in Jackson Hole got ready to kick off. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen isn’t speaking at the meeting until Friday, but... Read more
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Market Watch
The stock market is a 10% move away from bubble troubleWhen is a bubble really a bubble? Jeremy Grantham, founder of Boston-based asse
The stock market is a 10% move away from bubble trouble
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
When is a bubble really a bubble? Jeremy Grantham, founder of Boston-based asset manager Grantham, Mayo, van Oterloo (GMO), defines a bubble as when a market’s valuation reaches a two standard deviation or “two-sigma” move, from its long-term... Read more
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Market Watch
Investor lessons from a market bubble that cost Isaac Newton a bundleIt says a lot about human nature that the scientist responsible for the law of
Investor lessons from a market bubble that cost Isaac Newton a bundle
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
It says a lot about human nature that the scientist responsible for the law of gravity was sucked into an investment that for a time defied gravity. Throughout history, people — especially those at the top rung of society — have been greedy and... Read more
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Market Watch
European stocks slide after surprise drop in German business confidenceEuropean stocks were falling Thursday, as German shares extended losses after a
European stocks slide after surprise drop in German business confidence
Market Watch / Posted 8 minutes ago
European stocks were falling Thursday, as German shares extended losses after a key survey showed an unexpected drop in business sentiment in the country. The pan-European index was pulled lower in early morning trade as a selloff in German equities... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ghana embassy in Germany accused of extortionGeneral News of Thursday, 25 August 2016 A Ghanaian resident in Germany has ac
Ghana embassy in Germany accused of extortion
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
General News of Thursday, 25 August 2016 A Ghanaian resident in Germany has accused the Ghanaian Embassy in the country of extorting its patrons. The resident, David Otto alleged that Ghanaians who wish to renew their passports are being charged up... Read more
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The Register
Movers and shakers: Execs take a hike from Lenovo and HPEA couple of industry greybeards at Lenovo and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have q
Movers and shakers: Execs take a hike from Lenovo and HPE
The Register / Posted 9 minutes ago
A couple of industry greybeards at Lenovo and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have quietly packed their bags for a permanent vacation while another vendor old timer has moved to another channel biz. Steve Kendall-Smith, executive director at Lenovo has... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's luxury-car binge belies its drop in living standardsAussies are buying Bentleys, Jaguars, BMWs and Mercedes in record numbers even
Australia's luxury-car binge belies its drop in living standards
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Aussies are buying Bentleys, Jaguars, BMWs and Mercedes in record numbers even as living standards fall in a sign that rising inequality seen across the developed world is spreading here as well. Luxury car sales surged to a record 104,277 in the 12... Read more
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Digi Times
Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK Monica Chen, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 25 August 2016] The pr
Taiwan PCB production value to rise 8.8% in 3Q16, says IEK
Digi Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Monica Chen, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 25 August 2016] The production value of PCB products rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in China and Taiwan is expected to grow 8.8%... Read more
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Digi Times
Panel shortages to remain until the end of 2016, say Innolux and AUO chairmen Rebecca Kuo, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 25 August 2016] TFT-LCD
Panel shortages to remain until the end of 2016, say Innolux and AUO chairmen
Digi Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Rebecca Kuo, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 25 August 2016] TFT-LCD panels of varying sizes for use in smartphones, notebooks, monitors and TVs are in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Village Roadshow co-chairmen take $1 million pay cutThe two men in charge of theme-park and cinema operator Village Roadshow have b
Village Roadshow co-chairmen take $1 million pay cut
Canberra Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
The two men in charge of theme-park and cinema operator Village Roadshow have both taken a $1 million pay cut to reduce the company's operating costs. Village Roadshow reported its post-tax profit was down 60 per cent to $16.5 million on Thursday... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Services sector drives jobs growth in city centresJobs in city centres such as Liverpool have increased in recent years, driven b
Services sector drives jobs growth in city centres
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 minutes ago
Jobs in city centres such as Liverpool have increased in recent years, driven by Britain’s growing services sector, a new study reveals. Firms are being attracted to cities by infrastructure, availability of workers and being close to other... Read more
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Scotsman
Europe still vital post-Brexit for livestock producers Livestock producers are concerns about the impact of Brexit. Picture: John Dev
Europe still vital post-Brexit for livestock producers
Scotsman / Posted 12 minutes ago
Livestock producers are concerns about the impact of Brexit. Picture: John Devlin Leaders of the UK livestock industry this week thrashed out their priorities for life following this country... Read more
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Business Standard India
NSE may see largest-ever PE exit through listingNearly 10 PE firms that invested over Rs 6,500 core in past 10 years now need t
NSE may see largest-ever PE exit through listing
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
Nearly 10 PE firms that invested over Rs 6,500 core in past 10 years now need to show return With the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hiring investment bankers for its upcoming IPO early next year,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Janet Yellen, US Fed governors eye public spending to plug $1 trillion investment gapHillary Clinton is proposing a $275 billion package for the nation's ageing inf
Janet Yellen, US Fed governors eye public spending to plug $1 trillion investment gap
Business Standard India / Posted 14 minutes ago
Hillary Clinton is proposing a $275 billion package for the nation's ageing infrastructure; Republican Donald Trump is calling for about twice that While markets... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plansAs the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flood
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plans
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 minutes ago
As the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flooding, the governor introduced long-term housing options for those impacted by the storms. He also announced a program to get people in their homes faster. The governor... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Semi crash spills load of rice, tying up traffic on Hwy. 641 south of MurrayGov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plansGov. E
Semi crash spills load of rice, tying up traffic on Hwy. 641 south of Murray
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 minutes ago
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plansGov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plans As the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flooding, the governor... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plansAs the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flood
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plans
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 minutes ago
As the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flooding, the governor introduced long-term housing options for those impacted by the storms. He also announced a program to get people in their homes faster. The governor... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Look at sovereign guarantees rather than VAT, Finance Dept told“Higher taxes for oil would create a domino effect that would spike the prices
Look at sovereign guarantees rather than VAT, Finance Dept told
Bulatlat.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
“Higher taxes for oil would create a domino effect that would spike the prices of basic goods and services like water and electricity.” MANILA – Does a cut in income tax have to come with tax hikes elsewhere, with the likelihood of reducing the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plansAs the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flood
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plans
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 minutes ago
As the cleanup efforts continue across south Louisiana following historic flooding, the governor introduced long-term housing options for those impacted by the storms. He also announced a program to get people in their homes faster. The governor... Read more
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New Kerala
F&O expiry, negative global cues suppress equity markets - newkerala.com #109792Mumbai, Aug 25 : Indian equity markets were subdued during the mid-afternoon se
F&O expiry, negative global cues suppress equity markets - newkerala.com #109792
New Kerala / Posted 19 minutes ago
Mumbai, Aug 25 : Indian equity markets were subdued during the mid-afternoon session on Thursday as volatility was induced by futures and options (F&O) expiry, coupled with negative global cues. Consequently, the key indices traded in the red, as... Read more
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New Kerala
Mixed global cues suppress equity markets - newkerala.com #109784Mumbai, Aug 25 : Indian equity markets traded flat during the mid-afternoon ses
Mixed global cues suppress equity markets - newkerala.com #109784
New Kerala / Posted 19 minutes ago
Mumbai, Aug 25 : Indian equity markets traded flat during the mid-afternoon session on Thursday, as global cues stayed mixed ahead of an important speech by Fed Reserve Chair and caution prevailed ahead of derivatives expiry. Consequently, the key... Read more
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