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New Zealand interest rates slashed to record low

New Zealand interest rates slashed to record low

New Zealand's central bank released a statement on Wednesday expressing concern about gross domestic product losing momentum. Australia's dollar slid to its lowest in a decade on speculation the na...

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Stock Sell-Off to Hit Asia as Trade War Escalates: Markets Wrap

Stock Sell-Off to Hit Asia as Trade War Escalates: Markets Wrap

President Donald Trump vowed last week to impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from September 1. The Trump administration formally labeled China a currency manipulator...

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China halts purchase of US farm products

The moves by China represent the latest escalation in its trade row with the United States that has unnerved global markets and investors. The country announced Monday that it will suspend the purch...

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Flipkart to launch free streaming service

Flipkart to launch free streaming service

The main reason for the launch of this service is simple - Flipkart is eyeing the next 200 million consumers that are coming online. It will provide content to its Flipkart Plus users for free. An...

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Walmart is not changing its firearm sales policy

Walmart is not changing its firearm sales policy

A Walmart store in Texas was the scene of a mass shooting that saw 20 people killed on Saturday, just four days after an employee shot dead two co-workers and a cop at an outlet in Mississippi. At t...

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Audi e-tron Scooter blends skateboard and folding scooter

Audi e-tron Scooter blends skateboard and folding scooter

Called the E-tron , it's due to release in late 2020. Instead of standing facing forward, as you would with a typical e-scooter, your torso goes to the side, and you only hold on and twist the front h...

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Barneys New York on the brink after filing for bankruptcy

Barneys has faced a steep rise in rent at its Manhattan flagship store on Madison Avenue, New York, to $30m from $16m. Barneys New York, a retail stalwart for almost a century, has filed for bankrup...

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Google Pressured To Classify Long-Term Contractors As Employees

Ten U.S. Senators ask Google ( GOOG -3.8%)( GOOGL -3.8%) to make employees full-time workers after six months on the job. The letter , which was sent bearing the signatures of Senators Sherrod Br...

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GateHouse buying Indianapolis Star parent Gannett for $1.4B

GateHouse buying Indianapolis Star parent Gannett for $1.4B

GateHouse Media has struck a deal with Gannett for a $1.4 billion merger that will create the largest newspaper group in the country. Bulking up lets companies cut costs - via newsroom layoffs and ot...

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Stocks Have Their Worst Day of the Year

Stocks Have Their Worst Day of the Year

President Donald Trump's vow to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods sparked fears of further escalation of the U.S., China trade war. Although Chinese and U.S. "There is a feeling that Ch...

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US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data

Libra is widely regarded as a challenger to dominant global player bitcoin. The joint statement dated August 6 is signed off by Falk, Canada's Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien and Commissioner...

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China stops buying United States farm products, says commerce ministry

China stops buying United States farm products, says commerce ministry

Wall Street is expected to take another pounding Tuesday after China made the not unexpected announcement it will no longer purchase US agricultural products in retaliation to president Donald Trump...

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Fox boosts DTC strategy with $265MN Credible Labs acquisition

Fox boosts DTC strategy with $265MN Credible Labs acquisition

The company has developed innovative and customized user experience that allows consumers to compare precise and instant pre-qualified rates from different financial institutions to avail personal loa...

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Gold Settles At Over 6-year High On Safe-haven Appeal

Gold Settles At Over 6-year High On Safe-haven Appeal

US gold futures settled 1.3% up at $1,476.50. Place gold XAU= was up 0.9% at $1,452.99 per ounce as of0540 GMT, after striking its highest possible because Might 2013 at $1,455.26 earlier in the ses...

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ASX expected to dive after Wall St slumps

The SPI200 futures contract was down 110 points, or 1.67 per cent, at 6,460.0 at 0800 AEST, suggesting an early slump for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Tuesday. The market turmoil, sparked by escalating...

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Fed officials say data did not support interest rate cut

Fed officials say data did not support interest rate cut

There were expectations of a rate cut since long enough. That would perhaps be another disappointment for the Trump administration. In his press conference, Powell did suggest that Fed policy ha...

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British Airways flight evacuated after smoke filled cabin

British Airways flight evacuated after smoke filled cabin

Gayle Fitzpatrick shared on Twitter a video of the interior of the plane ahead of landing, saying that passengers were later made to "disembark via emergency chutes". The plane, which took off from Lo...

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South Africa's private-sector activity slips further in July - PMI

South Africa's private-sector activity slips further in July - PMI

A waiter arranges plates at a counter stacked with breakfast items at an Iranian Parsi restaurant in Mumbai, July 20, 2018. Meanwhile, the IHS Markit India Composite PMI Output Index, that maps bo...

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Suncor Energy (TSE:SU) Price Target Cut to C$42.00

The higher the number, the more profit per dollar is being made on investor capital. As many seasoned investors know, there can be times when nothing seems to be going right. The M-Score, conceived by...

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Tesco: 4,500 jobs to be axed in changes announced today

Tesco: 4,500 jobs to be axed in changes announced today

However, some positions will be cut in a number of Tesco Express outlets as well as some larger stores. Where many staff had developed specialisms, such as selling wine, they now need to be able to ...

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AT&T and Spotify are teaming up to give you some free music

AT&T and Spotify are teaming up to give you some free music

Marc Hazan, VP of Premium Partnerships, Spotify, added: "We're excited to begin this new relationship with AT&T to provide millions of their customers with a seamless listening experience and easy a...

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Futuristic flying auto hovers above the ground for about a minute

Futuristic flying auto hovers above the ground for about a minute

Similar projects are popping up around the world, such as Uber Air . A prototype of NEC Corp.'s flying auto floats in the air during a demonstration at a testing site of the company's plant in Abik...

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HSBC CEO to Step Down Amid

HSBC CEO to Step Down Amid "Challenging Environment"

Chairman Mark Tucker thanked Mr Flint for his "commitment" and "dedication". The bank added that he "will be eligible to be considered for an annual incentive award', but not a long-term incentive a...

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Battery EV sales hit new peak in July; PHEV struggle continues

However, sports cars and luxury saloons bucked the trend, and saw a rise in registrations in July. A sharp rise in demand pushed electric cars to their highest-ever share of the United Kingdom vehic...

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Labour union, airport avert London Heathrow strike

Labour union, airport avert London Heathrow strike

The two sides have been meeting throughout the weekend under the chairmanship of the conciliation service Acas. Workers for the Unite union have called off their planned strike for Monday, August ...

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Free supercharging for new Model S and Model X owners returns

Free supercharging for new Model S and Model X owners returns

However, it looks like the sums do work out after all, if it means more people are buying Model S and Model X cars. Tesla introduced Saturday that every one new Model S sedans and Model X SUVs w...

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China's offshore yuan hits lowest level on record

China's offshore yuan hits lowest level on record

S&P 500 futures were 1.35 per cent lower. Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan sinking 2.5% to depths not see...

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Renault, Nissan rev up preparations for Fiat Chrysler merger

Renault, Nissan rev up preparations for Fiat Chrysler merger

Citing emails and sources close to the companies, The Wall Street Journal reported that Nissan is now asking Renault to reduce its 43 percent stake in the Japanese automaker. Fiat Chrysler can ...

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Rihanna Slams Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings:

Rihanna Slams Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings: "Donald, You Spelt ‘Terrorism’ Wrong"

The assailant was shot dead by police. Amid rising grief and a clamor for action after the shootings in Texas and OH, and earlier in several other cities, politicians of both parties called for th...

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'Hate has no place in our country': Trump after mass shootings

'Hate has no place in our country': Trump after mass shootings

The shooter was shot and killed by responding officers. A man armed with a rifle brutally opened fire in an El Paso shopping area while as many as 3,000 people were shopping during a busy back-to-...

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