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iol.co.za
VWSA to build new MQB-platform car.An investment of over R4.5 billion has secured VWSA's Uitenhage plant as an ex
VWSA to build new MQB-platform car
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
.An investment of over R4.5 billion has secured VWSA's Uitenhage plant as an export base. Johannesburg - Volkswagen's future as a manufacturer in South Africa as been secured, at least for the medium term, with the announcement the international... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nicola’s Notes: A silver lining?INDEPENDENT MEDIANicola Mawson, IOL Business Editor. Picture: Matthews Baloyi
Nicola’s Notes: A silver lining?
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIANicola Mawson, IOL Business Editor. Picture: Matthews Baloyi Although the rand continues to hover around multi-year lows - and was at R13.12 when I sat down to write this - it seems not everything is doom and gloom. For that, I’m... Read more
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iol.co.za
Crude extends gains in AsiaSingapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price
Crude extends gains in Asia
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Singapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data. The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for October delivery, rose 52 cents to $43.08 while... Read more
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iol.co.za
Focus on jobs, educationJohannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equ
Focus on jobs, education
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Johannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equality in SA, and companies must transform or face the negative effects on their bottom line. That’s the word from Jason Goldberg, director of Edge Growth, who argues big... Read more
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iol.co.za
Australia’s Woolworths names new chairmanSydney - Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, appointed a new
Australia’s Woolworths names new chairman
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Sydney - Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, appointed a new chairman and posted annual results that matched analyst estimates as its key sales measure fell for the first time since at least 2005. Net income was A$2.15 billion... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Quicko.Com: Helping Thousands Of Taxpayers Efile Income Tax Return For FreeThe moment one mentions of Tax Filing, we all pass that guilty smile. And the l
Quicko.Com: Helping Thousands Of Taxpayers Efile Income Tax Return For Free
SiliconIndia / Posted a minute ago
The moment one mentions of Tax Filing, we all pass that guilty smile. And the list of reasons behind it can be easily understood. The complex calculations, the paperwork; and after all, time is money, isn’t it! If only these factors would cease to... Read more
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RTE News
Ad growth and lower costs boosts INM's profitIndependent News and Media has reported a 13.5% rise in pre-tax profits for the
Ad growth and lower costs boosts INM's profit
RTE News / Posted 2 minutes ago
Independent News and Media has reported a 13.5% rise in pre-tax profits for the first half of the year. The media company earned €15.1m in the six month period – despite a slight fall in revenues to €157.3m. INM said the improvement came on the... Read more
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RTE News
UTV Media sees H1 profit drop to £1mUTV has announced a pre-tax profit of £1m for the first six months of 2015, com
UTV Media sees H1 profit drop to £1m
RTE News / Posted 2 minutes ago
UTV has announced a pre-tax profit of £1m for the first six months of 2015, compared to £10m for the same period in 2014. The broadcaster had group revenue of £58.3m - compared to £57.8m this time last year. UTV Ireland, which was launched at the... Read more
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RTE News
450 new jobs for Dublin and CorkUp to 450 jobs are to be created over the next four years in Dublin and Cork.
450 new jobs for Dublin and Cork
RTE News / Posted 2 minutes ago
Up to 450 jobs are to be created over the next four years in Dublin and Cork. Accounting and consulting firm Deloitte will create 400 new posts over the next 4 years as it expands its consulting business. It is seeking to recruit 100 staff... Read more
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RTE News
Asian markets extend gains overnightAsian markets extended a global rally into second day overnight, as upbeat US e
Asian markets extend gains overnight
RTE News / Posted 2 minutes ago
Asian markets extended a global rally into second day overnight, as upbeat US economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week. European stocks were poised to follow suit, and oil... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment ConferenceOpening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Invest
Minister Nhlanhla Nene - Urban Investment Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Opening address by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene at the Urban Investment Conference held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Programme Director; Honourable Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr. Pravin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the ConsumerThe most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' re
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the Consumer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' resistance to free market forces. The Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association points out, for instance, that the formula used to calculate fuel prices needs to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Alan Joyce's pay packet hits $11.9mQANTAS chief executive Alan Joyce's pay packet has swelled to $11.9 million. A
Alan Joyce's pay packet hits $11.9m
Weekly Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
QANTAS chief executive Alan Joyce's pay packet has swelled to $11.9 million. A WEEK after reporting the largest financial turnaround in Australian corporate history, Qantas said Mr Joyce was awarded $6.9 million in shares in 2014/15, as part of... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 6 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertaintyNew Zealand wool prices held steady at auction this week amid uncertainty in Ch
Wool prices unchanged at auction amid Chinese uncertainty
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 minutes ago
New Zealand wool prices held steady at auction this week amid uncertainty in China, the country's largest export market for the fibre. The price for clean 35-micron wool, a benchmark for crossbred wool used for carpets and accounting for the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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International Business Times
UberChina to get $1bn finance to compete with Didi KuaidiRide-hailing service Uber's Chinese affiliate is close to securing about $1bn (
UberChina to get $1bn finance to compete with Didi Kuaidi
International Business Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
Ride-hailing service Uber's Chinese affiliate is close to securing about $1bn (£647m, €885m) new funding from investors. The finance is expected to help the firm expand its operations and compete with market leader Didi Kuaidi. The Wall Street... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss economy avoids recession despite strong francIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss economy avoids recession despite strong franc
Swissinfo / Posted 8 minutes ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Swissinfo
Boeing 747 Dethronement on Hold as British Airways Extends Reign(Bloomberg) -- If it’s the end of the line for Boeing Co.’s 747 jetliner, nobod
Boeing 747 Dethronement on Hold as British Airways Extends Reign
Swissinfo / Posted 8 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- If it’s the end of the line for Boeing Co.’s 747 jetliner, nobody told British Airways. The largest operator of the hump-backed icon -- dubbed the Queen of the Skies on its debut in 1970 -- is plumping up seat cushions, hanging fresh... Read more
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Reuters
Uber China closes $1 billion fundraising roundA taxi is reflected in a window at the office of taxi-hailing service Uber Inc
Uber China closes $1 billion fundraising round
Reuters / Posted 8 minutes ago
A taxi is reflected in a window at the office of taxi-hailing service Uber Inc in Hong Kong, China August 12, 2015. BEIJING/SHANGHAI Uber Technologies Inc's China arm has closed its $1 billion fundraising round early, according to two people with... Read more
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Reuters
RWE close to deal for $2 billion UK Galloper wind parkGeneral view of the headquarters of German power supplier RWE in the German tow
RWE close to deal for $2 billion UK Galloper wind park
Reuters / Posted 8 minutes ago
General view of the headquarters of German power supplier RWE in the German town of Essen April 22, 2015. FRANKFURT Germany's RWE (RWEG.DE) is close to striking a financing deal for its planned 1.3 billion pound ($2 billion) Galloper offshore wind... Read more
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Reuters
Chinese developers strike gold with premium concierge servicesHONG KONG When Chinese developers started offering in-house services such as be
Chinese developers strike gold with premium concierge services
Reuters / Posted 8 minutes ago
HONG KONG When Chinese developers started offering in-house services such as beauty treatments to boost the value of their properties three years ago, few expected the sideline to become one of their fastest-growing revenue streams in otherwise tough... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
The end of cashWe are entering a new era of payment. Just as half a century ago, cards revolut
The end of cash
Investors Chronicle / Posted 10 minutes ago
We are entering a new era of payment. Just as half a century ago, cards revolutionised the way we pay for services - and just as e-commerce disrupted the market as we entered the 21st century - now the march of mobile is changing the payment... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth dataBy KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday a
Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 minutes ago
By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG (AP) - Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but... Read more
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Brisbane Times
A car park in Lismore reveals the extent of Woolies' problemA car park in Lismore in northern NSW reveals the extent of Woolies' problem. P
A car park in Lismore reveals the extent of Woolies' problem
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
A car park in Lismore in northern NSW reveals the extent of Woolies' problem. Photo: John Addis Inside, Masters looks tidier, more polished and well organised, which may be down to the fact that employees don't have the inconvenience of... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
MMDAtowingservices-03The Republic of the Philippines is a sovereign state in archipelagic Southeast
MMDAtowingservices-03
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Republic of the Philippines is a sovereign state in archipelagic Southeast Asia, with 7,107 islands spanning more than 300,000 square kilometers of territory. It is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines... Read more
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