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Reuters
Hong Kong May retail sales fall for 15th month, tourists stay awayA woman walks past advertisements from nearby retail shops at Mongkok shopping
Hong Kong May retail sales fall for 15th month, tourists stay away
Reuters / Posted moments ago
A woman walks past advertisements from nearby retail shops at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong, China, May 31, 2016. People sit outside an accessories store at a shopping mall in Hong Kong, China June 17, 2016. HONG KONG Hong Kong's retail... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brexit worries for Swiss watchmakersCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Brexit worries for Swiss watchmakers
Swissinfo / Posted moments ago
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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Reuters
China's Postal Savings Bank files for HK IPO, world's biggest since AlibabaPeople walk past a sign outside a branch of Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC)
China's Postal Savings Bank files for HK IPO, world's biggest since Alibaba
Reuters / Posted moments ago
People walk past a sign outside a branch of Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) in downtown Beijing, China, November 12, 2015. HONG KONG State-owned Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC), the country's largest bank by number of branches, has filed for... Read more
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NBC News
World Stocks Poised for Worst Month Since JanuaryGlobal stocks were set for their worst monthly performance since January, with
World Stocks Poised for Worst Month Since January
NBC News / Posted 2 minutes ago
Global stocks were set for their worst monthly performance since January, with renewed concerns over global growth forcing European shares and oil prices onto the back foot again following two positive sessions. The MSCI All-Country World index was... Read more
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dna
World Bank announces US $1 billion funding for solar projects in IndiaMulti-lateral lender World Bank on Thursday announced funding support of US $1
World Bank announces US $1 billion funding for solar projects in India
dna / Posted 2 minutes ago
Multi-lateral lender World Bank on Thursday announced funding support of US $1 billion for expansion of solar power capacity in India. It also signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), consisting of 121 countries led by India,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCCMetcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has fa
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCC
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Metcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has failed to convince the competition watchdog it's a better deal for shoppers, sending the pair back to negotiations. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has... Read more
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Brisbane Times
IPOs ring bells for growth-starved investorsAs investors scour the globe for growth and yield in a record low-interest rate
IPOs ring bells for growth-starved investors
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
As investors scour the globe for growth and yield in a record low-interest rate environment, initial public offerings offer a chance of upside. In the 2016 financial year, the Australian market raised $US4.9 billion ($6.6 billion) across 81 IPOs.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Airport expansion decision deferred until new Tory leader elected An aerial view of Gatwick Airport in Sussex The decision on expanding airpor
Airport expansion decision deferred until new Tory leader elected
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
An aerial view of Gatwick Airport in Sussex The decision on expanding airport capacity in south-east England has been deferred until a new Conservative leader is elected, the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Johnny Depp earns $11.5m through art auction Johnny Depp has added $11.5 million (£8.58 million) to his bank balance amid
Johnny Depp earns $11.5m through art auction
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
Johnny Depp has added $11.5 million (£8.58 million) to his bank balance amid his divorce drama from estranged wife Amber Heard, after selling two paintings at an art auction on Wednesday... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Singapore's United Overseas Bank halts lending on London property purchases Recent reports have suggested the vote to leave the EU could encourage more f
Singapore's United Overseas Bank halts lending on London property purchases
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
Recent reports have suggested the vote to leave the EU could encourage more foreign investors into the London property market A Singaporean bank has dealt a Brexit blow to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Higher-than-expected UK current account deficit fuels Brexit concerns The current account deficit dipped slightly to 6.9% of gross domestic product
Higher-than-expected UK current account deficit fuels Brexit concerns
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
The current account deficit dipped slightly to 6.9% of gross domestic product in the first three months of the year, official figures show Britain's gaping current account... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Brexit: what to expect in the aftermathJames Dowey, Chief economist & CIO In these very early stages following the “L
Brexit: what to expect in the aftermath
Money Marketing Online / Posted 6 minutes ago
James Dowey, Chief economist & CIO In these very early stages following the “Leave” win any prognosis is by its nature highly tentative. It will be weeks before we are able to measure the acute impact of the result on the UK economy, and there are... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Frexit & contagion risk in EuropeRob Burnett, Head of European equities at Neptune Many commentators have sugge
Frexit & contagion risk in Europe
Money Marketing Online / Posted 6 minutes ago
Rob Burnett, Head of European equities at Neptune Many commentators have suggested that the UK’s exit from the European Union will trigger a domino effect, leading to its eventual break-up. Is this likely and what is the mechanism for this to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Will Grigg's on radar of Hamburg fans Northern Ireland's Will Grigg has become a cult hero during Euro 2016 Suppor
Will Grigg's on radar of Hamburg fans
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
Northern Ireland's Will Grigg has become a cult hero during Euro 2016 Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. The Wigan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Timberwolves new Chinese stakeholder on buying spreeA Chinese businessman has bought a minority stake in the NBA’s Minnesota Timber
Timberwolves new Chinese stakeholder on buying spree
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 minutes ago
A Chinese businessman has bought a minority stake in the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, his company and the league said, after taking over Spanish La Liga football team Granada in a 37 million euro deal earlier this month. Jiang Lizhang, 34, runs a... Read more
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The Age
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCCMetcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has fa
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCC
The Age / Posted 7 minutes ago
Metcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has failed to convince the competition watchdog it's a better deal for shoppers, sending the pair back to negotiations. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Amazon stands out in weak quarter for big techWith the second quarter ending Thursday, the favorite stock of large-cap techno
Amazon stands out in weak quarter for big tech
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 9 minutes ago
With the second quarter ending Thursday, the favorite stock of large-cap technology investors during the period is clear. Among the 30 most valuable tech firms, Amazon (AMZN) was the most profitable to own by a wide margin. As of Wednesday's close,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCCMetcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has fa
Metcash opening bid fails to win over ACCC
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 minutes ago
Metcash's opening bid for Woolworths' Home Timber & Hardware (HTH) chain has failed to convince the competition watchdog it's a better deal for shoppers, sending the pair back to negotiations. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has... Read more
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iafrica.com
SAB Miller merger with AB InBev approvedSouth Africa’s Competition Tribunal has approved the R1.5 trillion merger betwe
SAB Miller merger with AB InBev approved
iafrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has approved the R1.5 trillion merger between Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller which will create the world’s biggest brewer. The approval was granted subject to conditions designed to address both public... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Adidas strikes new deal with Kanye West in US market push Adidas described the deal as the most significant partnership between a non-a
Adidas strikes new deal with Kanye West in US market push
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 minutes ago
Adidas described the deal as the most significant partnership between a non-athlete & sports brand. Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian. Picture: Facebook. BERLIN – Adidas has agreed to... Read more
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Business Insider
One of the biggest VC firms in the world just raised a $1.4 billion war chest to back the next GoogleSilicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has raised $1.4 billion (£1
One of the biggest VC firms in the world just raised a $1.4 billion war chest to back the next Google
Business Insider / Posted 9 minutes ago
Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has raised $1.4 billion (£1 billion) to invest in technology startups, according to SEC filings published on Wednesday. Kleiner Perkins, which backed the likes of Google and Amazon in their early... Read more
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Queensland Times
Touching story of Syrian refugeeA SYRIAN refugee in Germany has been dubbed a "hero" after handing in $75,000 h
Touching story of Syrian refugee
Queensland Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
A SYRIAN refugee in Germany has been dubbed a "hero" after handing in $75,000 he found hidden in a wardrobe given to him by a charity after he was granted asylum. German tabloid Bild reported the money would have enabled 25-year-old "Muhannad M" to... Read more
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Business Wire
Newmont Enters Agreement to Sell Interest in Indonesian AssetsDENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the
Newmont Enters Agreement to Sell Interest in Indonesian Assets
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has entered into a binding share sale and purchase agreement with PT Amman Mineral Internasional (PT AMI) to sell its interests in PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara... Read more
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Business Wire
Teladoc to Acquire HealthiestYouHealthiestYou is the leading telehealth consumer engagement technology platform
Teladoc to Acquire HealthiestYou
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
HealthiestYou is the leading telehealth consumer engagement technology platform for the small- to mid-sized employer market. HealthiestYou offers members a suite of tools to easily control their health care access and costs, including physician... Read more
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Business Wire
- ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NVPUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL T
- ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE) Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) 1. KEY INFORMATION 2. POSITIONS OF... Read more
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Business Wire
Itron Files 2015 Annual Report on Form 10-KLIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) today announced
Itron Files 2015 Annual Report on Form 10-K
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) today announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K (“Form 10-K”) for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Form 10-K... Read more
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Business Wire
Publication of Prospectus in Connection with Issue of Corporate Bond in Opus GroupOpus Group (STO:OPUS) has prepared a prospectus in connection with the corporat
Publication of Prospectus in Connection with Issue of Corporate Bond in Opus Group
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
Opus Group (STO:OPUS) has prepared a prospectus in connection with the corporate bond of SEK 500 million that the company issued in May 2016. The prospectus in English has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority,... Read more
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Business Wire
- BALL CORPORATIONPUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL T
- BALL CORPORATION
Business Wire / Posted 10 minutes ago
PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE) Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) 1. KEY INFORMATION 2. POSITIONS OF... Read more
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CBS News
Social Security trustees to Congress: Get movingAmericans just got the latest status update on the Social Security and Medicare
Social Security trustees to Congress: Get moving
CBS News / Posted 11 minutes ago
Americans just got the latest status update on the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. In their report, the funds' trustees made very clear and blunt recommendations: "Both Social Security and Medicare face long-term financing shortfalls under... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidanceThe building hosting the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen
100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidance
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 minutes ago
The building hosting the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen on June 16, 2016 in Geneva. KYOTO - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday around 100 countries are likely to join global... Read more
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