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The Economic Times
Sun Pharma looks to divest more assets from Ranbaxy stable"The company is exploring options to further lighten the existing Ranbaxy portf
Sun Pharma looks to divest more assets from Ranbaxy stable
The Economic Times / Posted a minute ago
"The company is exploring options to further lighten the existing Ranbaxy portfolio and is looking to sell the Baddi & Bata Mandi plants based out of Himachal Pradesh," said a source familiar with ongoing negotiations. Sun Pharma had earlier sold... Read more
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The Economic Times
Oracle unveils big ticket expansion plans in IndiaNEW DELHI: On her maiden trip to India, Oracle global chief Safra Catz announce
Oracle unveils big ticket expansion plans in India
The Economic Times / Posted a minute ago
NEW DELHI: On her maiden trip to India, Oracle global chief Safra Catz announced a $400 million expansion of their India facility, a host of incubation centres for startups and an extensive training programme to groom young talent in the country.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Russia central bank ‘worried’ at ruble volatilityFebruary 12, 2016 10:06 pm MOSCOW: The head of the Russian central bank expres
Russia central bank ‘worried’ at ruble volatility
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
February 12, 2016 10:06 pm MOSCOW: The head of the Russian central bank expressed concern on Thursday (Friday in Manila) about the volatility of the ruble, which has been shaken by fluctuations in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chiefFebruary 12, 2016 10:08 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Christine Lagarde, the first woma
Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
February 12, 2016 10:08 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF), became assured on Thursday (Friday in Manila) of a second term as managing... Read more
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The Manila Times
India RBI chief tells banks to tidy upFebruary 12, 2016 10:06 pm MUMBAI: The head of India’s central bank has said t
India RBI chief tells banks to tidy up
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
February 12, 2016 10:06 pm MUMBAI: The head of India’s central bank has said the country’s lenders may need to perform “deep surgery” to sort out bad loans and clean up their balance sheets. Reserve Bank of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Grexit’ fears loom without solid reformsFebruary 12, 2016 10:07 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fears that Greece will exit the e
‘Grexit’ fears loom without solid reforms
The Manila Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
February 12, 2016 10:07 pm WASHINGTON, D.C.: Fears that Greece will exit the eurozone, a “Grexit,” could revive if Greek authorities do not come up with “credible” reforms, notably on pensions, a senior IMF... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price dropWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Ame
US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent last month,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Renault reports higher earnings as sales riseChairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a pr
Renault reports higher earnings as sales rise
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 minutes ago
Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a press conference in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround... Read more
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WA Today
Five reasons to avoid shares, three reasons to buyThere are reasons to run a mile from shares right now, but there are also reaso
Five reasons to avoid shares, three reasons to buy
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
There are reasons to run a mile from shares right now, but there are also reasons to buy. Reasons to avoid shares1. Because everyone else is Picking the bottom works a treat, but only if you know where the bottom is, and right now the bears have... Read more
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WA Today
Time running out to find new Woolies chiefTime is running out for Woolworths chair Gordon Cairns to meet his own deadline
Time running out to find new Woolies chief
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
Time is running out for Woolworths chair Gordon Cairns to meet his own deadline and bring on a new boss to lead the embattled retail operation. With just over two weeks until the end of February, some supermarket insiders suggest the job is still up... Read more
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WA Today
Optus CEO Allen Lew says mobile revenue being squeezedSingtel-Optus chief executive Allen Lew says rising competition among Australia
Optus CEO Allen Lew says mobile revenue being squeezed
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
Singtel-Optus chief executive Allen Lew says rising competition among Australia's mobile providers is starting to squeeze revenue. Optus on Friday reported its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2015. Net profit rose by 9.1... Read more
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WA Today
Chinese buyers, reality or a metropolitan myth?Last year, there were many articles in the media relating to offshore and, in p
Chinese buyers, reality or a metropolitan myth?
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
Last year, there were many articles in the media relating to offshore and, in particular, Asian purchasers entering Sydney's commercial property market. The clear impression was that the Asian buyers were securing everything in sight; from the... Read more
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WA Today
Queensland Nickel administrators face huge task​Administrators of Clive Palmer's troubled nickel business are facing a large a
Queensland Nickel administrators face huge task
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
​Administrators of Clive Palmer's troubled nickel business are facing a large and complicated task to determine whether its north Queensland refinery and hundreds of jobs can be saved. The enormity of the job became clearer in the Brisbane Supreme... Read more
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WA Today
Office sector riding high on strong demandThe office sector is riding a wave as demand is high and supply tight across th
Office sector riding high on strong demand
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
The office sector is riding a wave as demand is high and supply tight across the Sydney city, in part boosted by the technology companies. The strength of the sector has been borne out in the recent profit results of Stockland and Mirvac, which both... Read more
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WA Today
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hugWhen investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a
Australia's biggest banks gripped in bear hug
WA Today / Posted 4 minutes ago
When investors dump banks in the frenzied way they have recently, it is often a sign of deeper economic woes. The last time, for example, ANZ Bank shares traded at this week's lows, in mid-2012, the world's financial system was being rattled by... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
In show of financial strength, Deutsche Bank buys back debtFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back billi
In show of financial strength, Deutsche Bank buys back debt
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back billions of its own bonds in a show of financial strength after markets sold off its stock. The Frankfurt-based bank, Germany's biggest, said it would offer to repurchase 3... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price dropWASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Ame
US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent last month,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, SquareNEW YORK (AP) - Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, the mobile payment s
Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Square
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey. Shares of Square spiked 14 percent before the opening bell Friday. Visa snapped up a nearly 10 percent interest in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Scandal-hit Volkswagen sees US sales fall 7 pct in JanuaryFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Automaker Volkswagen says global sales rose 3.7 perce
Scandal-hit Volkswagen sees US sales fall 7 pct in January
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Automaker Volkswagen says global sales rose 3.7 percent in January, held back by sagging economies in Brazil and Russia and by an emissions scandal that hurt figures in the United States. The company said Friday it sold... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Eurozone economy ends 2015 with whimper as dark clouds growLONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone is in its longest stretch of economic exp
Eurozone economy ends 2015 with whimper as dark clouds grow
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON (AP) - The 19-country eurozone is in its longest stretch of economic expansion since the global financial crisis in 2008 but growth remains paltry despite a series of tail winds and is susceptible to a reverse if the worst fears in financial... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
The Independent newspaper to become digital onlyThe owners of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers have con
The Independent newspaper to become digital only
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 minutes ago
The owners of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers have confirmed the print version of the titles will close, leaving an online-only edition. ESI Media said The Independent, launched in 1986, will become "the first national... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, SquareFILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015 file photo, Dr. Greg Werner poses for a picture wit
Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Square
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015 file photo, Dr. Greg Werner poses for a picture with his Square credit card reader at his office in New York. Visa has purchased a major stake in Square, the mobile payments services company headed by Jack Dorsey. Shares... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Martin Shkreli offers Kanye West $10M for new albumYou won't be able to purchase Kanye West's newest album if Martin Shkreli has a
Martin Shkreli offers Kanye West $10M for new album
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 minutes ago
You won't be able to purchase Kanye West's newest album if Martin Shkreli has anything to say about it. The pharmaceutical CEO, who recently made headlines after being accused of widespread securities fraud, took to Twitter on Thursday to offer the... Read more
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The Hindu
Rupee recovers 7 paise, ends at 68.23The rupee on Friday regains 7 paise to end at 68.23 per dollar on fresh selling
Rupee recovers 7 paise, ends at 68.23
The Hindu / Posted 10 minutes ago
The rupee on Friday regains 7 paise to end at 68.23 per dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters in view of mild recovery in domestic equities. The weaker dollar overseas also boosted the rupee value, a forex dealer... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
The Independent newspaper to become digital onlyThe owners of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers have con
The Independent newspaper to become digital only
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 minutes ago
The owners of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers have confirmed the print version of the titles will close, leaving an online-only edition. ESI Media said The Independent, launched in 1986, will become "the first national... Read more
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The Hindu
Farmer commits suicideA 27-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming sleeping tablets
Farmer commits suicide
The Hindu / Posted 10 minutes ago
A 27-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming sleeping tablets due to loan burden in Somalapura in Gubbi taluk of Tumakuru district on Thursday night. The police said Shivakumara had two-and-a-half acres of land and had sunk three... Read more
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The Hindu
UK daily ‘The Independent’ goes online onlyAmid falling readership, one of Britain’s leading daily newspapers The Independ
UK daily ‘The Independent’ goes online only
The Hindu / Posted 10 minutes ago
Amid falling readership, one of Britain’s leading daily newspapers The Independent on Friday announced plans to go ‘digital only’ from next month. Both The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers owned by ESI Media will be forced to make... Read more
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MacDailyNews
U.S. Senate passes Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act – MacDailyNewsYesterday, the U.S. “Senate voted to keep internet access tax free – permanentl
U.S. Senate passes Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 10 minutes ago
Yesterday, the U.S. “Senate voted to keep internet access tax free – permanently,” Kelly Phillips Erb reports for Forbes. “If that feels like a small achievement, it’s not. Taxing internet access has been barred by law since 1998. However, over the... Read more
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The Hindu
India’s factory output recovers, but still negativeIndustrial production contracts by 1.3 per cent in December. India’s factory o
India’s factory output recovers, but still negative
The Hindu / Posted 10 minutes ago
Industrial production contracts by 1.3 per cent in December. India’s factory output slightly recovered in December, but still remained in the negative territory at - 1.3 per cent, due to a drop in manufacturing activity. Cumulative growth during... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
GlaxoSmithKline and generic pharma firms fined £45m for anti-competitive conductDrug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a number of generic pharmaceuticals firms
GlaxoSmithKline and generic pharma firms fined £45m for anti-competitive conduct
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 minutes ago
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and a number of generic pharmaceuticals firms have been fined £45 million for anti-competitive practices. The fine was handed down by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) which said Glaxo made more than £50... Read more
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