Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Latest News

  • Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm

    16:41 | 24/8/16
    Reuters UK
    The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, July 4, 2016. ... SINGAPORE Tencent Holdings Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd are racing to be crowned Asia's most valuable company as expectations for robust earnings ... more»
  • Zacks Rating on Genpact Limited (G)

    16:18 | 24/8/16
    Market Digest
    Genpact Limited (G) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Genpact Limited (G) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. more»
  • Trudeau Faces Split Aboriginal Groups in Kinder Morgan Ruling

    16:07 | 24/8/16
    Bloomberg
    In the rolling country of central British Columbia, Michael LeBourdais's Whispering Pines Indian Band is looking forward to a cash injection from a new pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP. He'll be ... Trans Mountain brings together ... more»
  • Unemployment rises for second straight month

    15:45 | 24/8/16
    Albany Democrat Herald
    The Corvallis area and Linn County have far more workers than a year ago, but unemployment levels actually rose for the second straight month as more people sought jobs, according to figures released Tuesday by the Oregon Employment Department. more»
  • China's yuan back to fifth most-used world payment currency - SWIFT

    15:30 | 24/8/16
    Reuters
    While the overall yuan payments declined by 0.68 percent from June, payments in all currencies fell by 10.08 percent, SWIFT said. more»
  • Peanut Butter Gets a Slice of the Action

    15:26 | 24/8/16
    Scoop
    The new kid out of the box is here. Mother Earth has combined the goodness of natural peanut butter with their popular oaty slice to create a mouth-watering new flavour – Baked Oaty Slice Peanut Butter.  more»
  • China's yuan back to fifth most-used world payment currency: SWIFT

    15:11 | 24/8/16
    The Indian Express
    China's yuan bounced back to be the fifth most-active currency for global payments in July, thanks to a big fall in payments in other currencies, global transaction service provider SWIFT said on Wednesday. more»
  • Australia: Shares flat amid mixed financial results

    15:11 | 24/8/16
    THE BUSINESS TIMES
    But retail and resources conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd, Australia's No 1 company by sales, was down 3 per cent after recording its worst net profit in 15 years. more»
  • Glencore to Sell Stake in Australia Mine in Bid to Cut Debt Pile

    15:00 | 24/8/16
    Wall Street Journal
    For the Australian miner, the deal is the latest in a string of M&A activity aimed at turning it into a sizable player in the gold market that last year included the purchase an Australian gold operation from Barrick Gold Corp. ... Evolution said on ... more»
  • Databank for Aug. 24, 2016

    15:00 | 24/8/16
    Sioux Falls Argus Leader
    57141: 1210 W. 18th St., replace entry canopy, phase 5 of Edith Sanford Breast Center project; Henry Carlson Co.; $900,000. more»
  • Healthcare – Standing against all odds

    15:00 | 24/8/16
    YourStory.com
    ... with the same brush. The excitement in healthcare is due to exciting entrepreneurs scaling sound business models and the fact that investors have made money in recent IPO listings,” said VT Bharadwaj, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India ... more»
  • You Still Can’t Beat a Breggfast

    14:56 | 24/8/16
    Scoop
    To pack a protein punch at breakfast time, it is still eggs all the way, says Sarah Hanrahan, dietitian for the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation.  more»
  • Seabed ironsands miner TransTasman tries again

    14:52 | 24/8/16
    Scoop
    Aug. 24 (BusinessDesk) - The first company to attempt to gain a resource consent to mine ironsands from the ocean floor in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone has lodged a new application containing fresh scientific and other evidence it hopes ... more»
  • Australia shares flat amid mixed financial results

    14:48 | 24/8/16
    Reuters
    ... a record annual profit, was 2.6 percent firmer. It also declared its first final dividend in eight years. But retail and resources conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd , Australia's No.1 company by sales, was down 3 percent after recording its worst net ... more»
  • Vigil Monitoring goes global with Jupl

    14:39 | 24/8/16
    Scoop
    Auckland 24 August, 2016 – Vigil Monitoring, co-founded by Sir Ray Avery and Alan Brannigan, has announced it will change its name to Jupl, effective immediately. The company says the name change is part of the preparation for its next major growth ... more»
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