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  • China's big banks set for hard slog as margins shrink

    China's big banks set for hard slog as margins shrink

    Yi was speaking on the sidelines of a press conference in Beijing. ICBC, the country's largest bank by assets, reported a 0.8% growth in its first-half net profit, while BoC posted a 2.5% increase in net profit in the first half, which was helped by the disposal of Nanyang Commercial Bank.

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  • US shares slip on Fed rate hike worries; do

    US shares slip on Fed rate hike worries; do

    The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to 101.1 this month, an 11-month high. Markets are less sure when US policy might change after Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Friday said the case for a rate increase was strengthening, but provided little detail on when it would next move.

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  • Oil prices sink in Asia on strong dollar, output fears

    Oil prices sink in Asia on strong dollar, output fears

    Oil prices are less than half their level of mid-2014 because of a persistent supply glut. Both main contracts tumbled Monday after Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen indicated a possible U.S. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. "Our crude oil and condensate exports have now reached 2.5 million barrels per day and crude oil (exports) have exclusively hit 2.1 million barrels per day", Zangeneh told the state television on Monday night.

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  • Sterling slips vs dollar as transatlantic policy paths diverge

    Sterling slips vs dollar as transatlantic policy paths diverge

    Wall Street closed higher on Monday, helped by a lift in financials and commodity stocks after strong consumer spending data pointed to a pickup in US economic growth. The pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 rose 0.5 percent as banking and industrial stocks advanced. Five of the 10 major S&P 500 indexes were higher, led by a 0.56 per cent rise in the energy sector on the back of higher oil prices.

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  • Apple responds to Ireland tax allegations (plus a few Brexit facts)

    Apple responds to Ireland tax allegations (plus a few Brexit facts)

    Apple now employs 6,000 people in Ireland. The reality is somewhat less about Apple's rebel yell freeing gray-suited drones from a life of drudgery. "To its credit, the European Union understands that when member nations act as tax havens, as Ireland has, there are casualties far beyond the borders of Ireland", said Matthew Gardner, executive director of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a liberal research group in Washington.

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  • Trump makes biggest ad buy to date, hammers Clinton on economy

    Almost a week after Donald Trump rejigged his faltering presidential campaign, rival Hillary Clinton still holds her lead but the gap has gradually eroded to six points compared to the 13-point lead early this month. Congressman Todd Young avoided directly answering the question several times in an interview with The Associated Press. NJ Governor Chris Christie's son Andrew casts New Jersey's votes for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.

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  • Bengals release punt return leader Brandon Tate

    Bengals release punt return leader Brandon Tate

    The Bengals released him on Tuesday rather than waiting for the final cut over the weekend, giving Tate a better chance to catch on with another team. "It gives him, hopefully, a jump on another opportunity for this year". Thompson is rehabbing from a knee injury suffered in last year's regular-season finale.

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  • Earth-like planet raises hopes for life outside system

    Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-like planet, the closest possible home for life outside the solar system. The scientists believe that the planet has surface temperatures that would allow liquid water to form on its surface.

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  • IFT asigna a Grupo Imagen el Canal 3

    IFT asigna a Grupo Imagen el Canal 3

    Grupo Imagen Multimedia, que pretende llevar contenidos televisivos a más de 102 millones de habitantes en territorio mexicano es propiedad de Olegario Vázquez Aldir, opera 20 estaciones en el país y el Canal 28 de la ciudad de México desde 2007, así como el diario Excélsior.

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  • El adiós a Juan Gabriel

    Juan Gabriel colaboró en la conmemoración de fechas importantes para el Auditorio, como el 43 aniversario de su apertura, en 1995, cuando se presentó con el concierto "El México que se nos fue", y en 1997 fue parte de "Noche mexicana", para festejar la Independencia de México .

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  • Wall Street gains as Yellen says rate-hike case strengthens

    But she's stopped short of signaling any timetable for the next rate hike. She notes strong gains in employment and strength in consumer spending. He added, "Nonetheless, with real GDP expanding by just 1.2% over the past 12 months and inflation continuing to run below target, we still think most Fed officials will want to wait until December before next raising rates".

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  • Insurance rates under Affordable Care Act set to spike in 2017

    Insurance rates under Affordable Care Act set to spike in 2017

    States including Alabama, Alaska, Missouri, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee are likely to go next year to having one insurer in all or most counties, Kaiser's analysis found. Numerous counties where competition is decreasing are rural and have small populations. It would be assumed that people in greater need of health insurance would sign up as soon as they are able.

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  • Tropical depression could dump rain on First Coast this week

    Tropical depression could dump rain on First Coast this week

    The storm's center should reach North Carolina's Outer Banks by Tuesday afternoon or evening, forecasters said. Forecasters have said it's not expected to surpass tropical-storm strength. Maximum sustained winds were up to 110 miles per hour. The storm will turn to the north and northeast between tonight and Thursday and we can expect effects from the storm by late Thursday and continuing into early Friday .

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  • British PM to put stamp on Brexit before G20 summit

    British PM to put stamp on Brexit before G20 summit

    May has said she will not invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, beginning the formal two-year process for leaving the bloc, before the end of the year to allow the government time to prepare an exit strategy. Brexit does mean Brexit . The spokesman added: " The PM has been absolutely clear on this on numerous occasions. "There are many people out there who voted in good faith for Brexit and who felt they were doing the right thing for their families and communities, and I ...

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  • New Updates for Google+ Rolling Out to All Users

    New Updates for Google+ Rolling Out to All Users

    Users were previously able to toggle between Google+ Web Preview and Google+ Classic, but the former will now be the default and the latter will be gone. "And it's more mobile-friendly-we've rebuilt it across web, Android and iOS so that you'll have a fast and consistent experience whether you are on a big screen or small one".

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  • Sensex begins new series on muted note, Fed summit eyed

    Sensex begins new series on muted note, Fed summit eyed

    The BSE benchmark Sensex zoomed over 400 points in afternoon trade Tuesday on fresh buying by investors. European shares erased early losses to close firmly in positive territory on Friday, with solid German and French consumer confidence data and Yellen's confidence in the USA economic outlook during her remarks at Jackson Hole supporting markets.

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  • RIP, Google Chromebook Pixel 2

    RIP, Google Chromebook Pixel 2

    You can pair it with a keyboard, so if you're hankering for something similar to the Chromebook Pixel 2, then this is your next best bet, while Google still hasn't announced anything new yet. The cheaper model was discontinued back in April, while the more expensive model is now listed as "out of stock" in the Google Store and gone from Pixel product page .

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  • Brit Who Tried To Save Backpacker From Knife Attack Has Also Died

    Miss Edwards, who studied beauty therapy while Mr Jackson, who she called Jacko, studied sport science, said he travelled to several countries before Australia and taught children English as a foreign language. He said: "There are many reasons why we are immensely proud of Tom . His actions in response to this horrific attack only add to that sense of pride", he said in a statement .

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  • As its proxies advance in Syria, Turkey warns Kurds to pull back

    In hindsight, it now appears that Turkey was preparing a bold move in Syria with the assent of both Russian Federation and the U.S. The Turkish military said Turkey-backed Syrian rebels - a mix of Islamist rebel factions - have cleared several villages of "terrorist entities" and now control an area of about 400 square kilometers (150 square miles) south and west of Jarablus.

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  • European Union trade chief says many countries show support for TTIP

    However, Allie Renison, head of Europe and trade policy at the Institute of Directors, was more cautious in her assessment, saying: "It is perfectly plausible to extrapolate from these struggles that the United Kingdom could likely to do a deal faster with the USA, but our special relationship is unlikely to render us any more able to secure a better more comprehensive deal than the European Union is already negotiating in terms of obtaining better access to U.S.

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  • Global stocks rise as investors weigh future of US rates

    Global stocks rise as investors weigh future of US rates

    Investors are awaiting a report on monthly payrolls data due on Friday to assess whether it would support the hawkish tone set by Fed officials. With the Fed decision looming about three weeks away, shorter maturities trailed gains on Monday in longer-dated debt, which was also attracting demand because of month-end buying, traders said.

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  • Southern Poverty Law Center Declares White Lives Matter a Hate Group

    Southern Poverty Law Center Declares White Lives Matter a Hate Group

    The Black Lives Matter movement began to address the incessant and indiscriminate killings of African American young men all over America and became popular this year with the police shootings of several unarmed men of color. The new classification of " White Lives Matter " will be included on the SPLC's next update of their "hate map", reports the Huffington Post. "We value Western civilization and believe that at the very least, immigrants should not make us dumber or poorer".

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  • Fed Swinging Hard Toward September Rate Hike

    Fed Swinging Hard Toward September Rate Hike

    The consensus forecast is that the data will show jobs growth of 180,000 in August, following an increase of 255,000 in the preceding month. The S&P 500 ended down 4.26 points, or 0.2 percent, at 2,176.12. On the economic front, the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index came in at 101.1 in August, up from 96.7 in July. USA shares were set for a quiet open, with Dow and S&P 500 futures both unchanged.

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  • Tesla Looking To Save Themselves From More Autopilot Problem

    Tesla Looking To Save Themselves From More Autopilot Problem

    The company has already driven almost 200 million miles of Tesla Autopilot, and the company is looking to keep refining the feature for driver safety. After that, Autopilot will only be re-engaged once the auto is stopped and put into Park. The software will continue to emit audible and visual warnings if it detects that the driver's hands are off the steering wheel for 15 seconds or more.

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  • Japan pledges $30bln for Africa, about 9mln to spur Kenya economy

    Japan pledges $30bln for Africa, about 9mln to spur Kenya economy

    Japan has pledged to commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development, education and healthcare expansion in Africa. African countries firmly opposed the politicizing of the TICAD and discussing Asian problems in Africa, and they firmly opposed Japan's intention of imposing its own will on Africa, the spokesperson added.

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  • FAA changes rules for commercial drone use

    The agency will also be posting exemptions online so that people can see the conditions under which other operators get waivers . Proponents of the technology have also anxious it will be a time-consuming process for FAA to process all the waivers, especially in the initial roll-out phase of the new rule .

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  • There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City

    There they are: 52 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City

    Preliminary competition is September 6-8 and the live televised finals will air on ABC at 8 p.m. Flowing trousers and jumpsuits ruled the shoreside runway, supplanting dresses on Miss America hopefuls including Miss Texas, Miss Miss Vermont and Miss Missouri, Erin O'Flaherty, the first openly gay contestant in what has been almost a century of pageant history.

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  • Stocks to cheer appointment of Urjit Patel as RBI Governor

    Das also said that the job of the RBI Governor is not only constrained to the monetary policy as he is also the regulator of banks and NBFCs (non-banking financial companies). "Dr Patel is a competent economist, a monetary economist". Between 2000 and 2004, Patel had worked with several Central and State government committees such as the Task Force on Direct Taxes, the Ministry of Finance, and the Secretariat for the Prime Minister's Task Force on Infrastructure.

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