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iol.co.za
Asia shares wobble as oil slip hits moodTokyo - Asian stocks were on a weak footing on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil
Asia shares wobble as oil slip hits mood
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Tokyo - Asian stocks were on a weak footing on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar stalled against the euro and yen following a mixed bag of US economic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wall Street ends May with a whimperNew York - The S&P 500 wrapped up its third straight month of gains on a flat n
Wall Street ends May with a whimper
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
New York - The S&P 500 wrapped up its third straight month of gains on a flat note on Tuesday as weaker energy shares countered a rise in safe-haven utilities. The Nasdaq closed higher on Tuesday, and ended up 3.6 percent for the month, the best... Read more
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iol.co.za
Top Alibaba shareholder to sell $7.9bn in stockTokyo - Japanese telecommunications and internet firm Softbank Group said on Tu
Top Alibaba shareholder to sell $7.9bn in stock
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Tokyo - Japanese telecommunications and internet firm Softbank Group said on Tuesday it will sell at least $7.9 billion of shares in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group in order to raise funds to reduce its debt. The transaction marks the first... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Global Slavery Index: Almost 5% of North Koreans are enslavedNORTH KOREA, home to a population of over 25.1 million people, has the highest
Global Slavery Index: Almost 5% of North Koreans are enslaved
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 minutes ago
NORTH KOREA, home to a population of over 25.1 million people, has the highest incidence of modern slavery, with approximately 4.37 percent of its people enslaved, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index. It is also the country with the weakest... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders outWhile intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and pla
Gov't report: Airports need more help keeping intruders out
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 minutes ago
While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities,... Read more
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Quartz
The world’s retailers are eyeing East Africa’s growing middle class shoppersCarrefour, Walmart and Choppies are among retailers are scrambling for East Afr
The world’s retailers are eyeing East Africa’s growing middle class shoppers
Quartz / Posted 2 minutes ago
Carrefour, Walmart and Choppies are among retailers are scrambling for East Africa's growing middle class shoppers — Quartz GOOD VALUE Employees of the supermarket chain... Read more
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asianage
Diesel Ban: Mercedes-Benz & Toyota extends financial help to dealershipsThis cash flow is aimed at helping dealerships retain their employees and conti
Diesel Ban: Mercedes-Benz & Toyota extends financial help to dealerships
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
This cash flow is aimed at helping dealerships retain their employees and continue operations. At this point, there’s no gainsaying that the ban imposed on diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000cc and above in Delhi/NCR has been met with a... Read more
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asianage
Renault Kwid soon to be exported to neighbouring countriesThe road setup in these four markets is same as ours as they have right-hand-dr
Renault Kwid soon to be exported to neighbouring countries
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
The road setup in these four markets is same as ours as they have right-hand-drive (RHD) vehicles. Initially, the Kwid will be exported to Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. The manufacturer is showing interest in other markets as well.... Read more
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asianage
Boost for India: GDP on upward curve as economy clocks 7.6% growthFinance Minister Arun Jaitley Jaitley asserted that these are not 'stray figur
Boost for India: GDP on upward curve as economy clocks 7.6% growth
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Jaitley asserted that these are not 'stray figures' and an analysis of the pattern shows inherent strength in the economy. Indian economy is treading the upward curve in its growth trajectory and investors wanting... Read more
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asianage
Diesel Ban Mercedes-Benz & Toyota extends financial help to dealershipsThis cash flow is aimed at helping dealerships retain their employees and conti
Diesel Ban Mercedes-Benz & Toyota extends financial help to dealerships
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
This cash flow is aimed at helping dealerships retain their employees and continue operations. At this point, there’s no gainsaying that the ban imposed on diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000cc and above in Delhi/NCR has been met with a... Read more
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asianage
Boost for India GDP on upward curve as economy clocks 7.6% growthFinance Minister Arun Jaitley Jaitley asserted that these are not 'stray figur
Boost for India GDP on upward curve as economy clocks 7.6% growth
asianage / Posted 5 minutes ago
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Jaitley asserted that these are not 'stray figures' and an analysis of the pattern shows inherent strength in the economy. Indian economy is treading the upward curve in its growth trajectory and investors wanting... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
G3 Group's major shareholders likely to sell down when restriction lifts in NovemberThe biggest shareholders in G3 Group [NXT: GGL] are likely to sell some of thei
G3 Group's major shareholders likely to sell down when restriction lifts in November
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 minutes ago
The biggest shareholders in G3 Group [NXT: GGL] are likely to sell some of their holdings when restrictions lift in November putting the NXT-listed mail operations and document manager back in compliance with listing rules if it hasn't raised more... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Brilliance Steel allowed to sell steel mesh again under new testing regimeBrilliance Steel, one of three companies involved in a Commerce Commission inve
Brilliance Steel allowed to sell steel mesh again under new testing regime
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 minutes ago
Brilliance Steel, one of three companies involved in a Commerce Commission investigation into testing of ductile steel products, has reached an interim agreement with the regulator to resume sales provided the products pass independent tests. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Round Two For Rotary Wellington AwardsGrowing social enterprise across New Zealand Our mission is to grow the emergi
Round Two For Rotary Wellington Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 minutes ago
Growing social enterprise across New Zealand Our mission is to grow the emerging New Zealand social enterprise sector and our vision is for a sustainable, prosperous and inclusive world. Our name, Ākina, is a Māori word meaning a call for bold... Read more
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International Business Times
SoftBank to sell 4.2% stake in Alibaba for $7.9bn SoftBank is to sell up to 4.2% of its stake in Alibaba for at least $7.9bn (£5.
SoftBank to sell 4.2% stake in Alibaba for $7.9bn
International Business Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
SoftBank is to sell up to 4.2% of its stake in Alibaba for at least $7.9bn (£5.45bn, €7.10bn). The Japanese telecoms and internet group said the cash raised would be used to pay part of its debts and to increase its liquidity cushion. Of the sale,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwi start-ups seek investors at R9 Accelerator Demo DayWednesday, 1 June 2016, 5:07 pmPress Release: R9 AcceleratorSeven Kiwi start-up
Kiwi start-ups seek investors at R9 Accelerator Demo Day
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 minutes ago
Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 5:07 pmPress Release: R9 AcceleratorSeven Kiwi start-up teams will pitch their business cases to an audience of... Read more
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Reuters
Apple plans to sell $1 billion of 30-year bonds in TaiwanAn Apple store is seen in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 22, 201
Apple plans to sell $1 billion of 30-year bonds in Taiwan
Reuters / Posted 7 minutes ago
An Apple store is seen in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 22, 2016. TAIPEI Apple Inc for the first time is planning to issue bonds in Taiwan, home to its supply chain, with the goal of raising $1 billion in funds, sources familiar with... Read more
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CNBC
Europe seen lower after China PMI dataEuropean stocks are expected to open lower on Wednesday as investors digested C
Europe seen lower after China PMI data
CNBC / Posted 8 minutes ago
European stocks are expected to open lower on Wednesday as investors digested China's latest purchasing managers' index (PMI) readings. Meanwhile in Asia, markets failed to find a common thread Wednesday after mixed signals from China's PMI data.... Read more
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CNBC
Chart: Here’s why oil prices may be headed upThe separation in the long-term GMMA is compressing and turning upwards. A chan
Chart: Here’s why oil prices may be headed up
CNBC / Posted 8 minutes ago
The separation in the long-term GMMA is compressing and turning upwards. A change in trend direction is confirmed when the long-term GMMA group of averages first develop compression and then later turn upwards. The width and direction of the... Read more
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CNBC
Live: Asian stocks struggle on mixed data, oil pricesOur live blog is tracking market reactions as Asian stocks struggle to make gai
Live: Asian stocks struggle on mixed data, oil prices
CNBC / Posted 8 minutes ago
Our live blog is tracking market reactions as Asian stocks struggle to make gains after flat PMI data from China and stronger-than-expected Australian economic growth data failed to drive sentiment. Oil slipped from its recent highs as investors turn... Read more
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dna
Sensex rises over 60 points in early trade on positive macroeconomic dataThe benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 62 points to 26,730.15 in early trade o
Sensex rises over 60 points in early trade on positive macroeconomic data
dna / Posted 10 minutes ago
The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 62 points to 26,730.15 in early trade on Wednesday on increased buying by funds and investors driven by encouraging GDP numbers and core infrastructure sectors growth. Trading sentiment got a boost after... Read more
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dna
ATF prices raised: Is your flight ticket going get expensive?Aviation turbine fuel or jet fuel price was on Wednesday hiked by a steep 9.2%,
ATF prices raised: Is your flight ticket going get expensive?
dna / Posted 10 minutes ago
Aviation turbine fuel or jet fuel price was on Wednesday hiked by a steep 9.2%, while that of non-subsidised cooking gas was raised by Rs 21 per cylinder. In the fourth straight monthly increase in rates on global cues, ATF price in Delhi was... Read more
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Here is why Raghuram Rajan has PM Modi's blessings for a second term at RBIIn late 2014, the knives were out for India's central bank governor Raghuram Ra
Here is why Raghuram Rajan has PM Modi's blessings for a second term at RBI
dna / Posted 10 minutes ago
In late 2014, the knives were out for India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan. Finance ministry officials were frustrated by his reluctance to cut interest rates to stimulate growth, and moves were afoot to ease him out of the job. Some were... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Business News, Economy, Finance & ASX Market NewsAustralians plan to spend over $46 billion dollars in retail stores over the Ch
Business News, Economy, Finance & ASX Market News
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Australians plan to spend over $46 billion dollars in retail stores over the Christmas season and with this comes the pressure to buy that something special. Gift giving can be expensive, often leading to that dreaded credit card bill come January... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Transurban still good value as Argo Global Infrastructure spins wheelsInfrastructure stocks are supposed to be a safe and steady winner in volatile m
Transurban still good value as Argo Global Infrastructure spins wheels
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
Infrastructure stocks are supposed to be a safe and steady winner in volatile markets where investors are scrambling for a decent yield, but timing is also crucial. After raising $286 million in an initial public offering last year to invest in ASX... Read more
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Bolton News
'Severe terrorist threat' apartments next to Army Reserve Centre are back on the tablePLANS to turn an office building into more than 40 apartments — which were obje
'Severe terrorist threat' apartments next to Army Reserve Centre are back on the table
Bolton News / Posted 13 minutes ago
PLANS to turn an office building into more than 40 apartments — which were objected to because of a “severe terrorist threat” — will be revisited by councillors this week. Developers Lincoln Limited want to transform the five-storey Lincoln House... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Pinnacle Technology snaps up Warrington firm adept4 with £5m loanPinnacle Technology Group, the London-based provider of ‘IT as a Service’, has
Pinnacle Technology snaps up Warrington firm adept4 with £5m loan
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 minutes ago
Pinnacle Technology Group, the London-based provider of ‘IT as a Service’, has acquired Daresbury firm The acquisition has been funded by a loan of £5m by the Business Growth Fund. Warrington firm adept4 offers fully managed IT service contracts,... Read more
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The Age
Transurban still good value as Argo Global Infrastructure spins wheelsArgo says Transurban's high share price can be justified. Photo: Justin McManu
Transurban still good value as Argo Global Infrastructure spins wheels
The Age / Posted 15 minutes ago
Argo says Transurban's high share price can be justified. Photo: Justin McManus JZM Infrastructure stocks are supposed to be a safe and steady winner in volatile markets where investors are scrambling for a decent yield, but timing is also... Read more
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TribLIVE
BNY Mellon meets goal of cutting $500M in expenses ahead of schedule | TribLIVE The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. has met its three-year goal to
BNY Mellon meets goal of cutting $500M in expenses ahead of schedule
TribLIVE / Posted 15 minutes ago
| TribLIVE The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. has met its three-year goal to cut $500 million in expenses by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins | TribLIVE This Thursday, May 26, 2016, photo shows a home for sale in Carl
Home prices rise in March as spring buying season begins
TribLIVE / Posted 15 minutes ago
| TribLIVE This Thursday, May 26, 2016, photo shows a home for sale in Carlsbad, Calif. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city... Read more
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