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Daily Dispatch
SA needs to think outside the box to boost the economy‚ says top economistSouth Africa needs to start exploring non-traditional methods of boosting the e
Daily Dispatch / Posted a minute ago
South Africa needs to start exploring non-traditional methods of boosting the economy‚ according to award-winning economist Nico Kelder. South Africa needs to start exploring non-traditional methods of boosting the economy‚ according to... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
MSPO certification progressing, aid for smallholders soon Kuala Lumpur: Implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) cer
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: Implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification is progressing, with more planted areas expected to be certified, before being made mandatory at... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BEWG to provide water solution for Johor with RM2bil investment Kuala Lumpur: China-owned water treatment company BEWG (M) Sdn Bhd (BEWG Mala
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: China-owned water treatment company BEWG (M) Sdn Bhd (BEWG Malaysia) is undertaking a water solution project in Johor with an investment of RM2 billion. Chief Executive... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Five M'sian firms on Forbes 'Best Under A Billion' list Kuala Lumpur: Five Malaysian companies, Elsoft Research Bhd, Kerjaya Prospek
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: Five Malaysian companies, Elsoft Research Bhd, Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd, My E.G. Services Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd and Vitrox Corp Bhd, are on Forbes 2017 "Best Under A Billion"... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Property market to remain flat in next nine months Kuala Lumpur: The property market is expected to stay flat in the next six to
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur: The property market is expected to stay flat in the next six to nine months as demand and new launches remain subdued, given the current economic uncertainty. Jones Lang Wootton... Read more
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iol.co.za
It’s not Uber, but emergence of platform economyMashau’s death comes as the feud between metered taxis and Uber continues over
iol.co.za / Posted 3 minutes ago
Mashau’s death comes as the feud between metered taxis and Uber continues over the legality of the app-based service from having vehicles positioned across the city and province to transport passengers. The complaint by taxi cab drivers about Uber... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
North Korea hacking increasingly focused on making money more than espionage: South Korea studyIn the past, suspected hacking attempts by North Korea appeared intended to cau
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
In the past, suspected hacking attempts by North Korea appeared intended to cause social disruption or steal classified military or government data, but the focus seems to have shifted in recent years to raising foreign currency, the South's... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Asia has a growing appetite for Washington cherries, but could politics interfere?This is turning out to be a very good season for Washington cherry growers. It
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 minutes ago
This is turning out to be a very good season for Washington cherry growers. It could be a record harvest, with an increasingly global reach. Asia has a growing appetite for Northwest cherries, but could politics disrupt this blossoming... Read more
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asianage
Gold futures up Rs 180 on global cuesAt the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in August was trading higher
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in August was trading higher by Rs 180, or 0.63 per cent, at Rs 28,564 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 118 lots. Similarly, the metal for delivery in October was trading higher by Rs 163, or... Read more
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asianage
Come April, spies will snoop on tax evadersUnder the new goods and services tax (GST) regime that will roll out from April
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Under the new goods and services tax (GST) regime that will roll out from April 1, 2017, the government is looking to rename the Directorate-General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) as the DGGSTI (Directorate-General GST Intelligence) to detect... Read more
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asianage
Gold futures fall Rs 94 on weak global cuesNew Delhi: Gold futures fell Rs 94 to Rs 28,384 per 10 gm on July 26 as partici
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
New Delhi: Gold futures fell Rs 94 to Rs 28,384 per 10 gm on July 26 as participants trimmed their positions after a decline in global prices of the precious metal. The August contract of gold fell by Rs 94 or 0.33 per cent lower at Rs 28,384 per 10... Read more
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asianage
Return $40 million given as exit pay: Diageo to MallyaLondon/New Delhi: British liquor giant Diageo today said it has asked beleaguer
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
London/New Delhi: British liquor giant Diageo today said it has asked beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya to return USD 40 million paid to him as part of the USD 75 million (Rs 515 crore) sweetheart deal for his exit from United Spirits Ltd. Diageo... Read more
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asianage
I-T dept will watch your foreign holiday trips, picturesMumbai: In the aftermath of demonetisation, the Income Tax department is leavin
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mumbai: In the aftermath of demonetisation, the Income Tax department is leaving no stone unturned to increase the tax revenue and widen the tax base as only 3.7 crore taxpayers had filed their returns in 2015-16 assessment year. The I-T department... Read more
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asianage
Gold futures slide on weak global cuesNew Delhi: Gold prices fell 0.18 per cent to Rs 28,425 per 10 grams in futures
asianage / Posted 7 minutes ago
New Delhi: Gold prices fell 0.18 per cent to Rs 28,425 per 10 grams in futures trade on Friday as participants cut down bets amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for delivery in August fell by Rs 53, or 0.18 per... Read more
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DW
Japan spending uptick ends 16-month lull |Japan, EU narrow differences over free trade agreement Automobiles, agricultur
DW / Posted 7 minutes ago
Japan, EU narrow differences over free trade agreement Automobiles, agriculture and non-tariff barriers remain the biggest stumbling blocks to a deal that will be worth an estimated one trillion euros in additional annual trade between Japan and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Threatens to Withdraw ServicesAbuja — SOCIO-ECONOMIC activities in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Abuja — SOCIO-ECONOMIC activities in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and its neighbouring states may be grounded in the next two weeks as the leadership of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers. NUPENG has threatened to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kigali Bus Service Administrator Seeks More TimeKigali Bus Service's woes are far from over despite the firm spending over eigh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 minutes ago
Kigali Bus Service's woes are far from over despite the firm spending over eight months under an appointed administrator. The leading bus company was put under an administrator in November last year by the Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Going Back On PrivatisationActing President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the present administration's c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the present administration's commitment to the privatization programme is assured. The acting president assured that the administration would continue to do everything to support investors to maximize... Read more
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Weekly Times
China beef export ban sees prices softenCATTLE prices softened by up to 60c/kg at Warrnambool’s monthly store cattle sa
Weekly Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
CATTLE prices softened by up to 60c/kg at Warrnambool’s monthly store cattle sale today. Reasons given for the softening were dry conditions in northern Australia, China’s temporary export bans on six Australian beef and sheepmeat processing plants... Read more
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Herald Sun
Kiwi dips as US dollar bounces backThe New Zealand dollar was weaker on Friday after the greenback clawed back som
Herald Sun / Posted 8 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar was weaker on Friday after the greenback clawed back some of its losses and was only headed toward a weekly gain of 0.2 per cent despite touching a 26-month high Thursday. The kiwi fell to US74.75c at 5pm versus US75.88c at... Read more
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International Business Times
London's legal market will thrive after Brexit, says Baker McKenzie's Chairman Emeritus London will remain a global centre for business and continue to retain high qua
International Business Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
London will remain a global centre for business and continue to retain high quality legal and financial talent regardless of Brexit permutations, according to Eduardo C. Leite, Chairman Emeritus of Baker McKenzie, one of the largest law firms in the... Read more
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International Business Times
Price hikes and cost cuts light stable fire for Big Tobacco Solid price increases, a stronger product mix and successful cost-cutting measu
International Business Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Solid price increases, a stronger product mix and successful cost-cutting measures will drive steady operating profit growth and keep the overall outlook for European tobacco companies stable over the next 12-18 months, according to Moody's. In a... Read more
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CNBC
'China is everywhere' in Africa's rising technology industryIt's a match made in business heaven: Chinese technology companies hungry for e
CNBC / Posted 10 minutes ago
It's a match made in business heaven: Chinese technology companies hungry for expansion are diving into the less-developed African continent, where several countries are targeting double-digit economic growth. Iginio Gagliardone, a lecturer in media... Read more
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Swissinfo
UBS Gets Boost From Rising U.S. Rates as Client Activity Surges(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG is getting a boost from rising U.S. interest rates
Swissinfo / Posted 10 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG is getting a boost from rising U.S. interest rates and a surge in client activity. The bank beat analyst estimates for second quarter profit with both wealth management units delivering higher results. Net income rose... Read more
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CNBC
Barclays suffers loss of $1.6 billion on Africa sale, CEO Staley says feels 'good about next chapter'U.K. lender Barclays reported a net loss of £1.21 billion ($1.58 billion) loss
CNBC / Posted 10 minutes ago
U.K. lender Barclays reported a net loss of £1.21 billion ($1.58 billion) loss for the first half of 2017, hit by the fall in sterling, a charge from the mis-selling of payment protection insurance and a loss from the sale of its Africa unit. This... Read more
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Swissinfo
Credit Suisse Looking More Like a Wealth Manager as Profit Beats(Bloomberg) -- Halfway through Tidjane Thiam’s three-year restructuring plan, C
Swissinfo / Posted 10 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Halfway through Tidjane Thiam’s three-year restructuring plan, Credit Suisse Group AG is looking more like a wealth manager. Switzerland’s second-largest lender on Friday reported a 78 percent increase in second-quarter profit, to 303... Read more
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Reuters
China bike-sharing firm Ofo in talks to raise $1 billion, led by SoftBankHONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese startup Ofo is in talks to raise $1 billion in a
Reuters / Posted 10 minutes ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese startup Ofo is in talks to raise $1 billion in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be the largest fund-raising in the nation's bike-sharing... Read more
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Reuters
China says will persist with crackdown on forex irregularitiesBEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain a crack down on foreign exchange irregu
Reuters / Posted 10 minutes ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will maintain a crack down on foreign exchange irregularities to ensure stability in the currency market and the broader economy, the country's forex regulator said on Friday, in a sign Beijing will continue to keep a tight... Read more
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Reuters
Australia central bank seen keeping rates steady at August meetingSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's central bank is seen as all but certain to keep
Reuters / Posted 10 minutes ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's central bank is seen as all but certain to keep its cash rate at a record low of 1.5 percent at its monthly policy meeting next week, a Reuters poll of economists found. Out of 47 economists polled by Reuters, 46... Read more
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Reuters
China Eastern buying 10 percent Air France KLM stake as part of airline JVs' rejigSINGAPORE/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd said on Friday i
Reuters / Posted 10 minutes ago
SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd said on Friday it is buying a 10 percent stake in Europe's Air France KLM SA, in what will be the first investment by one of China's three largest state-owned airlines in a Western... Read more
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