Monday, 08 February 2016


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CENContact Energy4.4505,828,3900.0501.11%
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SKCSky City4.4703,189,1040.0501.11%
AIRAir New Zealand2.9001,333,7630.1053.76%
Recent News
  • On the 2016 Iowa Caucus campaign trail

    17:52 | 8/2/16
    The Banner-Graphic
    For the third consecutive presidential election cycle, I visited Iowa for several days before its presidential caucuses. I watched the last few days of campaigning; talked with ordinary Iowans, campaign staff, and a handful of candidates; and attended ... more»
  • Struggling LeapFrog bought by VTech for $72 million

    17:41 | 8/2/16
    VTech Holdings Ltd. 0303, -1.34% said it agreed to acquire struggling educational toy maker LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. for about $72 million in cash, capping an end to a former powerhouse in the toy industry. more»
  • BMW GS Safari 2016 Dates Announced

    17:30 | 8/2/16
    The route will meander towards Arkaroola and the Flinders Ranges, highlighting incredible jagged mountain ranges surrounded by desert. more»
  • UAE, India trade tops Dh216bn in one year

    17:17 | 8/2/16
    Emirates 24|7
    "The evolution of Dubai as a regional trading hub in 1990s provided a major boost to bilateral trade relations between India and the UAE,” said Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation. "Today ... They ... more»
  • EV Charging Station Market and Charging Pile Industry 2016-2020 China Forecasts

    17:07 | 8/2/16
    PR Newswire adds "China EV Charging Station and Charging Pile Market Report, 2016-2020" and "Global Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Industry 2015 Market Research Report" with 2020 and 2021 Forecasts to its online business ... In ... more»
  • Indian Rupee opens 22 paise lower against US dollar

    17:07 | 8/2/16
    Financial Express
    Indian Rupee opens 22 paise lower against US dollar. The Indian rupee depreciated 22 paise to 67.86 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to appreciation of the American currency overseas amid a lower ... more»
  • Nuclear energy just not natural for SA

    17:07 | 8/2/16
    The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation now claims it cannot take on the full burden of decommissioning and decontaminating used nuclear material. more»
  • Sensex, Nifty50 start on a cautious note; Nifty50 holds 7450

    16:56 | 8/2/16
    Economic Times
    Ballarpur Industries Ltd: Ballarpur Industries' step down subsidiary Ballarpur Paper Holdings B.V. (BPH) and holding company of Sabah Forest Industries Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia (SFI), had signed a Share Sale Agreement (SSA) dated 23 September 2015, ... more»
  • Spot gold slips as dollar strengthens on US jobs data

    16:56 | 8/2/16
    Hindu Business Line
    Spot gold slipped on Monday from near a three-month top hit the session before, after a solid US jobs report strengthened the dollar and potentially boosted the chance of rate hikes this year. more»
  • Hong Kong dollar peg safe, financial secretary says

    16:56 | 8/2/16
    But he said a recent fall in the Hong Kong dollar's forward exchange rate was due to local portfolio managers increasing their forex hedging and that low long-term liquidity was resulting in high price volatility. more»
  • 16:45 | 8/2/16
    M&A: Grand Rapids-based Windquest Group Inc., the family office for Amway scion Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy DeVos, is getting into the booze-making business, as first reported on MiBiz. more»
  • Japan's Negative Interest Rate Gamble

    16:33 | 8/2/16
    The massive liquidity gamble went hand in hand with Prime Minister Abe's reform agenda of renewed fiscal stimulus, aggressive monetary easing and proposed structural reforms - and participation in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to speed up ... more»
  • Export earnings from oil, gas drop by 50 per cent

    16:33 | 8/2/16
    The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (blog)
    OWING to a further slide in prices and additional shut-in of about 35,000bpd in Usan and Yoho Terminals, Nigeria's export earnings in 2015 from the sale of crude oil declined by 50 per cent. more»
  • Can we park smarter?

    16:22 | 8/2/16
    City parking can be a nightmare. But if you lived in a city like San Francisco or Los Angeles and had the right app on your phone, you might have found that spot sooner. more»
  • Offbeat humor, upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

    16:22 | 8/2/16
    The Boston Globe
    NEW YORK (AP) - From a strange creature called ''Puppymonkeybaby'' to a tear inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. more»
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