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Daily Telegraph
'Buying our family home will cost £7,500 extra thanks to tax aimed at tycoons'Rebecca Girdlestone and her partner Gareth Badgely are two such individuals, as
'Buying our family home will cost £7,500 extra thanks to tax aimed at tycoons'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
Rebecca Girdlestone and her partner Gareth Badgely are two such individuals, as the three percentage point stamp duty rise is going to add £7,500 to the cost of them buying a family home. Rebecca, 27, earns £30,000 as a marketing manager. In 2013... Read more
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Times of Malta
A service that the public deservesThe public service suffers serious prejudice. It conjures up images of a bureau
A service that the public deserves
Times of Malta / Posted 8 minutes ago
The public service suffers serious prejudice. It conjures up images of a bureaucratic nine-to-five mentality, overstaffed ministries operating in isolation and constant, almost secretive, filing. In recent years, the public service embarked on... Read more
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Times of Malta
New figures show Malta's competitiveness 'has stood its ground'Malta recorded positive results in the external sector in 2015 with a further n
New figures show Malta's competitiveness 'has stood its ground'
Times of Malta / Posted 8 minutes ago
Malta recorded positive results in the external sector in 2015 with a further narrowing of the trade deficit, as exports net of fuels re-exports increased by €51.2 million in spite of the challenges in some of Malta’s export markets, latest... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailout to tackle budget deficitCOLOMBO:Sri Lanka has made a formal request for an IMF bailout package to aid i
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailout to tackle budget deficit
The Economic Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
COLOMBO:Sri Lanka has made a formal request for an IMF bailout package to aid its struggling economy after a sharp slowdown in growth and with its budget deficit widening, officials said Saturday. The International Monetary Fund confirmed the island... Read more
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The Economic Times
Iran's crude oil sales to Europe have reached above 300,000 barrels after sanctions: SHANAZanganeh also said Italy's Eni was interested in buying 100,000 barrels of crud
Iran's crude oil sales to Europe have reached above 300,000 barrels after sanctions: SHANA
The Economic Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Zanganeh also said Italy's Eni was interested in buying 100,000 barrels of crude oil from Iran and its representatives would visit Tehran in near future to discuss the contract. Iran's oil minister said Italian refiner Saras was interested to buy 60... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debateTammy Petersen, News24 (Wim Pretorius, News24) Cape Town - President Jacob Zu
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 minutes ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 (Wim Pretorius, News24) Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma will be under massive pressure to explain why he fired former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene during the State of the Nation address, the DA said on Saturday. “The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate“The resignation… after a long and distinguished career in the finance family i
DA to demand answers over Nene's sacking at SONA debate
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
“The resignation… after a long and distinguished career in the finance family is a blow to Parliament,” said DA Shadow Minister of Finance David Maynier. In a statement, he said the former minister, who resigned as an ANC MP in December, paid a... Read more
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Orange County Register
FHA condo buyers: Beware of the lifestyle enhancement feeBuyers looking to take advantage of current low interest rates, looking for an
FHA condo buyers: Beware of the lifestyle enhancement fee
Orange County Register / Posted 14 minutes ago
Buyers looking to take advantage of current low interest rates, looking for an escape from escalating rents, and in search of a personal income tax write off – beware of the barriers you may face when choosing a home to purchase. These barriers to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New YorkAs daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's big
Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 minutes ago
As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1oes82Q ) reports Citigroup... Read more
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International Business Times
HSBC fined $470m in relation to its mortgage practices during the 2007-2009 American housing crisis HSBC has agreed to pay a fine to settle US federal and state investigations in
HSBC fined $470m in relation to its mortgage practices during the 2007-2009 American housing crisis
International Business Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
HSBC has agreed to pay a fine to settle US federal and state investigations in relation to the 2007-2009 housing crisis. On 5 February, it said it would pay $470m (£324.1m, €421.2m) over "abusive mortgage practices" against homeowners who found it... Read more
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The Star
Ong: Trade surplus grew to over RM94bil last yearKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade performance exceeded forecasts in 2015 with tota
Ong: Trade surplus grew to over RM94bil last year
The Star / Posted 27 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade performance exceeded forecasts in 2015 with total trade up by 1.2%, to RM1.466tril. This was on the back of higher exports and imports which stood at RM779.95bil and RM685.65bil, respectively. International Trade and... Read more
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The Financial Express
Quick Heal IPO to hit markets on Feb 8: 10 key points to know before subscribingThe company has set a price band of Rs 311 to Rs 321 per equity share of face v
Quick Heal IPO to hit markets on Feb 8: 10 key points to know before subscribing
The Financial Express / Posted 30 minutes ago
The company has set a price band of Rs 311 to Rs 321 per equity share of face value of Rs 10 each. Quick Heal Technologies Limited is going to hit the capital markets with its initial public offerings (IPO) on February 8, 2016. ICICI Securities... Read more
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Digi Times
UMC reports increased January revenues MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Saturday 6 February 2016] United Microelectron
UMC reports increased January revenues
Digi Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Saturday 6 February 2016] United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$12.01 billion (US$361.6 million), up 12.5% sequentially. Compared to a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Quick Heal raises Rs 134 cr from anchor investorsPune-based Quick Heal Technologies has raised Rs 134 crore from anchor investor
Quick Heal raises Rs 134 cr from anchor investors
Business Standard India / Posted 33 minutes ago
Pune-based Quick Heal Technologies has raised Rs 134 crore from anchor investors, ahead of its initial public offering (IPO), which opens on Monday. The company allotted 4.17 million shares at Rs 321 apiece to 10 anchor investors, which included... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Schools and housing across Wales to create 800 new jobsSCHOOLS and social housing projects are to benefit from a £43 million cash inje
Schools and housing across Wales to create 800 new jobs
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 36 minutes ago
SCHOOLS and social housing projects are to benefit from a £43 million cash injection. The investment, announced on Thursday by Jane Hutt, the Welsh Government’s Finance and Government Business Minister, will also boost employment in Wales by... Read more
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New Kerala
Buyback of WPI-Linked Inflation Indexed Bond by GoIMumbai, Feb 6 : The Government of India (GoI) has announced the repurchase of "
Buyback of WPI-Linked Inflation Indexed Bond by GoI
New Kerala / Posted 37 minutes ago
Mumbai, Feb 6 : The Government of India (GoI) has announced the repurchase of "1.44 per cent Inflation Indexed Government Stock-2023" through reverse auction for an aggregate amount of Rs 6,500 crore (face value). GoI will undertake the repurchase,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailout to tackle budget deficit Published: 6 February 2016 4:12 PM A worker rests during a break at the Colo
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailout to tackle budget deficit
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 39 minutes ago
Published: 6 February 2016 4:12 PM A worker rests during a break at the Colombo port in Sri Lanka January 21, 2016. Sri Lanka's inflation measured in a new National Consumer Price Index (NCPI)... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Karikatur kritik pemimpin berkesan namun jangan sampai menghina, kata pemerhati Karikatur boleh digunakan untuk menghantar mesej yang lebih baik dan tidak me
Karikatur kritik pemimpin berkesan namun jangan sampai menghina, kata pemerhati
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 40 minutes ago
Karikatur boleh digunakan untuk menghantar mesej yang lebih baik dan tidak menghina individu secara peribadi. – Gambar Facebook, 6 Februari, 2016.Dalam kerancakan anak... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man United’s value drops by $500mLondon - Turmoil in global stock markets, combined with a dreadful run of form
Man United’s value drops by $500m
iol.co.za / Posted 42 minutes ago
London - Turmoil in global stock markets, combined with a dreadful run of form on the pitch, has wiped $500m off Manchester United's value this year. The football club's New York-listed shares have fallen from $17.81 at the end of 2015 to $14.60,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Rio Carnival opens, defying growing Zika fearsRio De Janeiro: Rio's Carnival -- a five day festival of dancing, bared flesh a
Rio Carnival opens, defying growing Zika fears
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 46 minutes ago
Rio De Janeiro: Rio's Carnival -- a five day festival of dancing, bared flesh and wild costumes -- go underway in the face of warnings that the Zika virus might make even kissing dangerous. Mayor Eduardo Paes handed a big golden key to the city to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and Its Luxembourg Counterpart Sign a MoUThe Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and its Luxembourg
The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and Its Luxembourg Counterpart Sign a MoU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and its Luxembourg counterpart signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (February 04) in Addis Ababa, Hilton Hotels. The signing of the MoU was made on the occasion of the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Target to construct 5 lakh housing units in MPBhopal : A state level one-day workshop on Part-II of Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yoja
Target to construct 5 lakh housing units in MP
Central Chronicle / Posted 48 minutes ago
Bhopal : A state level one-day workshop on Part-II of Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana on ‘ Low-cost houses through credit-related subsidy’ will be held under the aegis of National Housing Bank here today. Principal Secretary Urban Development and... Read more
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Yahoo News
Gold hits three-month peak as U.S. rate rise views ease February 4, 2016 2:44 PM Staff wait for customers inside an empty gold and j
Gold hits three-month peak as U.S. rate rise views ease
Yahoo News / Posted 48 minutes ago
February 4, 2016 2:44 PM Staff wait for customers inside an empty gold and jewellery store in Shenzhen's Shuibei district, one of China's biggest jewellery retail and production hubs, in the... Read more
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dna
Sobha Q3 net profit declines 47% on lower salesRealty firm Sobha on Friday reported 47% decline in consolidated net profit at
Sobha Q3 net profit declines 47% on lower sales
dna / Posted 51 minutes ago
Realty firm Sobha on Friday reported 47% decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 32.1 crore for the third quarter (Q3) ended December due to lower sales. The Bengaluru-based developer had posted a profit of Rs 60.1 crore in the year-ago... Read more
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dna
Patanjali Ayurved outpaces Cadbury, Parle to become largest advertiser this weekYoga guru Baba Ramadev-led Patanjali Ayurved has become India's biggest FMCG ad
Patanjali Ayurved outpaces Cadbury, Parle to become largest advertiser this week
dna / Posted 51 minutes ago
Yoga guru Baba Ramadev-led Patanjali Ayurved has become India's biggest FMCG advertiser from January 23 to January 29, data from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has revealed. The industry body which compiles TV viewership data, reported... Read more
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dna
Delhi government VAT collection at record high of over Rs 2,000 crore in JanuaryDelhi government on Friday said it has made a record collection of more than Rs
Delhi government VAT collection at record high of over Rs 2,000 crore in January
dna / Posted 51 minutes ago
Delhi government on Friday said it has made a record collection of more than Rs 2,000 crore as Value Added Tax (VAT) within one month. A statement issued by the New Delhi government said that the Department of Trade and Taxes collected the amount in... Read more
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thebee
'Iconic' Red Ferrari Sells For Over £24mA rare and historic Ferrari has sold for €32m (£24.7m) at an auction in Paris,
'Iconic' Red Ferrari Sells For Over £24m
thebee / Posted 53 minutes ago
A rare and historic Ferrari has sold for €32m (£24.7m) at an auction in Paris, breaking the world record for the most expensive car sold in euros. Bought by a bidder from the US, the 1957 335 Spider Scaglietti is one of only four ever produced and... Read more
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Breitbart
Report: Obama and Other Gun Control Proponents Own Stock in Gun CompaniesA February 5th Reuters report shows that staunch gun control proponents Preside
Report: Obama and Other Gun Control Proponents Own Stock in Gun Companies
Breitbart / Posted 54 minutes ago
A February 5th Reuters report shows that staunch gun control proponents President Obama and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) both own stock in gun companies. Obama owns his stock through an Illinois pension plan which, in turn, “has about $5 million invested... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Economists cautious on 2016 outlook for Southeast AsiaThe global economic malaise continues to cast a long shadow over Southeast Asia
Economists cautious on 2016 outlook for Southeast Asia
Inquirier.net / Posted 56 minutes ago
The global economic malaise continues to cast a long shadow over Southeast Asian economies even though Indonesia, in particular, did reasonably well last year. The latest data reflects the toll on the region’s countries by the entrenched equity rout... Read more
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Zawya
Kingdom witnesses one IPO in Q4 raising $101 millionFinancial ServicesThe theme of uncertainty and negative market sentiment materialized in the seco
Kingdom witnesses one IPO in Q4 raising $101 millionFinancial Services
Zawya / Posted 57 minutes ago
The theme of uncertainty and negative market sentiment materialized in the second half (H2) of 2015 on the back of fluctuations in oil prices and ongoing regional and global political and economic instability, according to PwC Middle East Capital... Read more
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