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Sky News Australia
Whole Foods shareholders bless Amazon unionWhole Foods shareholders have voted to bless a $US13.7 billion ($A17.3 billion)
Sky News Australia / Posted a minute ago
Whole Foods shareholders have voted to bless a $US13.7 billion ($A17.3 billion) union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight". That approval is one step required to close the deal, which is a bold move into... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Why trying to 'fix' Australia's housing market could just create even more problemsNot the slowdown Australian housing had to have? Picture: Getty Images When it
Business Insider Australia / Posted a minute ago
Not the slowdown Australian housing had to have? Picture: Getty Images When it comes to the outlook for residential construction in Australia, few dispute that it will be lower in the years ahead. The only real question is how quickly it will fall,... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Here's how Westfield's owner plans to fight AmazonWestfiled Shopping Centre. Photo: Getty Images Scentre Group, the country’s bi
Business Insider Australia / Posted a minute ago
Westfiled Shopping Centre. Photo: Getty Images Scentre Group, the country’s biggest retail landlord, has continued with its strategy to Amazon-proof its Westfield shopping centres by increasing the number of tenants offering lifestyle, entertainment... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Major expansion for shipbuilding siteThe federal government has revealed the final design and turned the first sod o
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
The federal government has revealed the final design and turned the first sod on a major expansion of the naval shipbuilding precinct in Adelaide. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says the $535 million project is fundamental to the future... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Costa Group sees bumper profits from berriesVegetable and fruit grower Costa Group has more than doubled its full-year stat
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Vegetable and fruit grower Costa Group has more than doubled its full-year statutory net profit to $57.7 million, thanks to strong earnings growth from its berry and citrus products and a recovery in the tomato market. Revenue for the 12 months to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Administrators appointed at SurfstitchLoss-making online sport apparel retailer Surfstitch has fallen into administra
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 minutes ago
Loss-making online sport apparel retailer Surfstitch has fallen into administration due to the impact of several legal battles. The ASX-listed company's shares have been in a trading halt since May after disgruntled shareholders launched a class... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Maggie Beer facing massive lossSHE’S Australia’s iconic food writer and personality, but Maggie Beer’s ice cre
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 minutes ago
SHE’S Australia’s iconic food writer and personality, but Maggie Beer’s ice creams, quince paste, duck pate and pear cider are failing to connect with shoppers. Primary Opinion Limited, which last year bought 48 per cent of Maggie Beer Products for... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
Fremont Tribune / Posted 5 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Malaysian premier to meet Trump at White House on Sept. 12Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit Washington on Sept. 12 at the i
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 minutes ago
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit Washington on Sept. 12 at the invitation of President Donald Trump. A White House statement says the two leaders will discuss ways to bolster ties and expand regional cooperation. The visit marks the... Read more
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Missoulian
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
Missoulian / Posted 6 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Numbers have been drawn for 2nd-largest jackpot in Powerball historyThe Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing was an estimated $700 million, th
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing was an estimated $700 million, the second-largest jackpot in Powerball history! The winning numbers are 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number is 4. The jackpot began rolling June 14 and has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump's richest campaign donors are being left out of the stock market's surgeThe S&P 500 has soared since President Donald Trump's election victory on Novem
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 minutes ago
The S&P 500 has soared since President Donald Trump's election victory on November 8. But his biggest campaign donors have been largely left out in the cold. A group of Trump's 24 biggest financial backers has seen their collective net worth rise by... Read more
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The Hindu
The colour of moneyLife as many Indian folks knew it, changed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi ma
The Hindu / Posted 8 minutes ago
Life as many Indian folks knew it, changed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement on November 8, last year banning the use of the Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes then in circulation. While the ensuing months saw the common man grappling... Read more
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The Hindu
Sensex climbs over 110 points after Asian uptrendIndian stocks on Thursday shrugged off weakness in US markets as the Sensex sur
The Hindu / Posted 8 minutes ago
Indian stocks on Thursday shrugged off weakness in US markets as the Sensex surged over 110 points, with domestic investors doing the job amid positive Asian cues. Stocks strengthened in the face of a weak close in the US after President Donald... Read more
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The Hindu
Rupee goes up 7 paise to 64.05The rupee on Thursday went up 7 paise to 64.05 against the dollar that remained
The Hindu / Posted 8 minutes ago
The rupee on Thursday went up 7 paise to 64.05 against the dollar that remained shaky after US President Donald Trump’s comments about a government shutdown. The dollar’s global weakness was mostly an offshoot of President Donald Trump’s threat, who... Read more
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Technode
JD in $500m joint venture talks with Thailand's Central GroupJD is in talks with Thailand’s Central Group about a $500 million e-commerce jo
Technode / Posted 8 minutes ago
JD is in talks with Thailand’s Central Group about a $500 million e-commerce joint venture, according to Reuters. The talks are not yet public, but at an advanced stage according to the news agency’s sources. This would see the Chinese battle for the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City fund boosts 3 new businessesThree new businesses got a financial boost from Rutland City this week. The Bo
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 minutes ago
Three new businesses got a financial boost from Rutland City this week. The Board of Aldermen approved grants and loans to the businesses, which are either relocating to the city, opening in the city, or expanding, Brennan Duffy, executive director... Read more
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The World
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
The World / Posted 10 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam calls for Southeast Asian unity amid South China Sea tensionHANOI: Vietnam's most powerful leader has called for greater unity among Southe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 minutes ago
HANOI: Vietnam's most powerful leader has called for greater unity among Southeast Asian states at a time the country has appeared increasingly isolated in challenging China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. Making the first visit by a... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
How the age pension distorts the housing marketWhen the decision was made to exempt the family home from the pension assets te
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 minutes ago
When the decision was made to exempt the family home from the pension assets test, home ownership levels were higher and housing was more affordable. Recent publicity about the possible adverse impact on pension entitlements of downsizing the family... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
The Times and Democrat / Posted 13 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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The Young Witness
How the age pension distorts the housing marketWhen the decision was made to exempt the family home from the pension assets te
The Young Witness / Posted 14 minutes ago
When the decision was made to exempt the family home from the pension assets test, home ownership levels were higher and housing was more affordable. Recent publicity about the possible adverse impact on pension entitlements of downsizing the family... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 16 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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express
'A vicious policy' Merkel blasted by top economist for sacrificing Germany at altar of EU ANGELA Merkel has deliberately overseen a “draining” of Germany’s wealth to “
express / Posted 16 minutes ago
ANGELA Merkel has deliberately overseen a “draining” of Germany’s wealth to “prop up” the EU’s failing economies in a desperate bid to save the European Union... Read more
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The Sentinel
Asian markets mostly higher as Jackson Hole in focusSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as
The Sentinel / Posted 16 minutes ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as investors brushed off worries about the U.S. political uncertainty while waiting for the upcoming speeches by the world's top central bankers in Jackson Hole,... Read more
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The Irish Times
I gave my previous tenant a good rent but now have to charge below market valueQ Five years ago I let a three-bed house to a single occupant at a reduced rent
The Irish Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Q Five years ago I let a three-bed house to a single occupant at a reduced rent in recognition of the reduced wear and tear on the upmarket furniture and fittings. I never increased the rent as I had a good tenant and he has now moved on. If I now... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish construction firms reduce exposure to UK ahead of BrexitNearly half of Enterprise Ireland-supported construction firms have reduced the
The Irish Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Nearly half of Enterprise Ireland-supported construction firms have reduced their exposure to the UK in advance of Brexit, with some 70 per cent said to be eyeing up opportunities in mainland Europe, a new survey has found. Irish construction firms... Read more
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The Star
Vietnam calls for Southeast Asian unity amid South China Sea tensionHANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's most powerful leader has called for greater unity a
The Star / Posted 17 minutes ago
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's most powerful leader has called for greater unity among Southeast Asian states at a time the country has appeared increasingly isolated in challenging China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. Making the first... Read more
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The Star
APFT shares plunge to all-time lowThe stock fell 33.33% its biggest move in over three years. It was one sen lowe
The Star / Posted 18 minutes ago
The stock fell 33.33% its biggest move in over three years. It was one sen lower at two sen, with 245 million units changing hands, making it the most heavily traded counter. Its trading volume was almost 20 times the 20-day average for this time of... Read more
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