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  • World Biz  |  JULY 30, 2014 10:54 AM

    Ford deploys iPhones for corporate use

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Ford Motor Co is deploying iPhones for corporate use to employees worldwide, scoring a win for Apple Inc as it seeks to lure more corporate customers. The second largest US automaker will replace BlackBerry Ltd’s smartphones with iPhones for about …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 30, 2014 10:41 AM

    Toyota outsells VW; rising demand for SUVs

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Toyota Motor Corp kept its global sales lead over Volkswagen AG as the RAV4 maker benefited from Americans’ rising demand for SUVs. Deliveries for Toyota, including its Hino Motors Ltd  and Daihatsu Motor Co units, climbed 3.8% to 5.1 million …

     
  • Markets  |  JULY 30, 2014 7:39 AM

    Dollar gains on outlook for hawkish Fed, strong US data

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    www.reuters.com

    The US dollar hit fresh eight-month highs against the euro on Tuesday and advanced against the yen and Swiss franc on expectations for positive US economic data and a potentially more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve. Analysts said the Fed, which is …

     
  • Markets  |  JULY 30, 2014 7:33 AM

    Wall Street ends down; Twitter rallies after-hours

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    www.reuters.com

    US stocks fell on Tuesday, dropping in a broad selloff as a weak outlook from courier company UPS weighed on sentiment and pressured transportation stocks. Although a rally in telecom stocks helped to limit the broader market’s decline, the S&P 500 ended below its …

     
  • Commodities  |  JULY 30, 2014 7:22 AM

    Brent oil firm on new Russia sanctions; US slips on refinery

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    www.reuters.com

    Brent crude ended slightly higher on Tuesday as new sanctions on Russia looked set to worsen relations between Moscow and the West, while US prices slipped after a Kansas refinery fire curbed demand for WTI crude. Brent futures reversed early morning losses after …

     
  • Commodities  |  JULY 30, 2014 7:17 AM

    Gold drops as market waits for Fed”s rate view

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    www.reuters.com

    Gold fell on Tuesday as investors nervously awaited the end of US Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting on Wednesday to see if the central bank will raise interest rates faster than expected. Further weighing on the market was some selling in the August …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 3:35 PM

    BP quarterly profit rises 34%

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    www.reuters.com

    BP Plc posted a better-than-expected 34% rise in quarterly profit after increasing production of higher-margin products and selling its liquids and gas at higher prices. Underlying replacement cost profit rose to US$3.63 billion (RM11.5 billion) for the second quarter, above …

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 3:24 PM

    Promotion push helps boost Domino’s Pizza 1H profit

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    www.reuters.com

    Britain’s Domino’s Pizza posted a 10% rise in first half profit as improved marketing and promotions drove up sales, though the firm said its expansion in Germany was still proving troublesome. The group, which has most of its 868 stores …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 3:16 PM

    Michelin keeps 2014 targets as 1H profits rise

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    www.reuters.com

    French tyre maker Michelin’s first-half net profit rose 13 percent to 624 million euros (RM2.7 billion) despite a fall in revenue as lower raw material costs outweighed adverse currency effects, price cuts and slowing demand for big tyres. Operating income …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 3:10 PM

    Puma says World Cup sales beat its expectations

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    www.reuters.com

    German sportswear firm Puma said sales of World Cup soccer boots and national team shirts beat its expectations as it reported second-quarter results in line with analyst forecasts and reiterated its expectations for 2014. Puma said on Tuesday sales fell …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 3:04 PM

    Nomura profit falls after stock rally cools

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    www.reuters.com

    Nomura Holdings Inc reported on Tuesday its second straight quarter of profit decline after the cooling of last year’s Tokyo stock market rally dragged on brokerage commissions. Japan’s biggest investment banking and brokerage group said net profit fell 70% to …

     
  • Corporate & World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 2:43 PM

    Honda profit beats estimates on cost cuts, Japan sales

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    www.reuters.com

    Honda Motor Co’s April-June operating profit rose 7.1 percent from a year earlier to 198.04 billion yen (RM6.2 billion), beating analyst estimates, boosted by cost cuts and strong sales of the remodelled Fit in Japan. The first-quarter operating profit compared …

     
  • Markets  |  JULY 29, 2014 12:37 PM

    Wall St yawns as deal news offsets data; Herbalife sinks

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    www.reuters.com

    US stocks ended nearly flat on Monday as the latest deal news offset losses following discouraging data on the housing market and some signs of weakness in the services sector. Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival discount chain Family …

     
  • World Biz  |  JULY 29, 2014 12:28 PM

    Siemens targets 10% revenue increase this year

    Story by
    www.bernama.com

    Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd is targeting revenue growth about 10% this year driven by projects in the energy, infrastructure and cities sectors. President and chief executive officer M Prakash Chandran said Siemens has four core business portfolios, namely, energy, infrastructure …

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  JULY 29, 2014 12:19 PM

    MAS faces passenger cancellations after disasters

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) is facing an influx of passenger cancellations after the carrier’s second disaster this year, adding to the strains of a company that’s bracing for a fourth consecutive annual loss. Travel agents from Melbourne to Singapore, …

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  JULY 29, 2014 12:09 PM

    MAS calls for system to ensure safe travel after MH17

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), whose plane was shot down over Ukraine this month, said the aviation industry must act to create a system that will guarantee safe travel for all commercial carriers. Airlines shouldn’t bear the responsibility of deeming …

     
  • Corporate & Property  |  JULY 29, 2014 11:58 AM

    Demand for homes may taper off after GST kicks in

    Story by
    www.bernama.com

    Property developer, UEM Sunrise Bhd, expects demand for homes to taper off after the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) on April 1 next year, especially in the second quarter. Its executive director, Izzaddin Idris, said this was …

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 29, 2014 11:51 AM

    Fighting the Fed

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    CAMBRIDGE – The US Federal Reserve is battling with members of Congress over a proposed law, the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act, that would require the Fed to use a formal rule to guide monetary policy. The Fed fears …

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 29, 2014 11:47 AM

    Europe’s options

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    STANFORD – Many Europeans have come to believe that they have weathered the economic and financial storm. In the last two years, deficits and debt have stabilized. Yields on the sovereign debt of the eurozone periphery’s weak economies have fallen …

     
  • Corporate & Featured and Exclusive  |  JULY 28, 2014 3:54 PM

    A week of grief & celebration

    by NESA SIVAGNANAM

    Another week ends and readers with busy schedules would have missed some of our more interesting stories. Have you seen these news, analyses and comments? You won’t get them anywhere else: Pick 1 — Remember the blue Mamee monster? We’ve …

     
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