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    Ireland women’s Sevens claimed a first World Series win, beating hosts Australia 19-14 in the final in Perth. Ireland led 14-7 at the break after tries from Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe and Lucy Mulhall, before Australia fought back to level soon after the restart. Eve Higgins then dotted down a decisive 13th-minute try as Ireland held ...
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    Commercial and residential buildings at dusk in the Minato district of Tokyo, Japan. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Asia-Pacific markets mostly declined Friday as electric vehicle stocks in the region dropped for a second day, while investors also digested inflation data from Tokyo. Hong Kong-listed shares of Xpeng and Li Auto fell over 4% ...
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    Mon, Jan 22 2024 2:37 AM EST Sony terminates $10 billion merger with India’s Zee Entertainment Sony Group has terminated a $10 billion merger between its Indian subsidiary, Sony Network Pictures India, with Indian media conglomerate Zee Entertainment Enterprises In a filing, Sony said that it issued a notice to Zee terminating the agreement as ...
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    Australia’s entire Business Innovation and Investment Program – which includes the Business Innovation, Investor, Significant Investor, Premium Investor, and Entrepreneur streams – has closed to new applications as of today, according to an exclusive report in The Australian. More than 100,000 foreign nationals have used one of the BIIP streams to gain residency in Australia ...
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    The International Monetary Fund has warned a slowdown is on the cards for Australia’s economy, despite the recovery post-COVID being stronger than most other nations. In its latest assessment of Australia’s finances, the global body said while the economy was performing well, growth was set to weaken, fuelled by cost of living pressures and a ...
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    (Bloomberg) — Asian equities were mixed Thursday, with China extending a drop, after strong US retail sales data cast fresh doubt on the likelihood of a Federal Reserve rate cut in March. Most Read from Bloomberg Stocks in mainland China retreated, with the Shanghai Composite Index slipping below 2,800 to the lowest since 2020. The ...
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    An Hour Ago Australia employment numbers unexpectedly drop, unemployment rate steady at 3.9% Australia’s employment numbers unexpectedly fell by 65,100 people in December, compared with an increase of 17,600 people estimated in a Reuters poll of economists. The unemployment rate came in at 3.9%, unchanged from November and holding at its highest level in 19 ...
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    Sydney, Australia –News Direct– Rev Up Marketers Grineo, the FinTech start-up that aims to introduce digital currencies to the physical world, announced the launch of its highly-anticipated “debit card & wallet App” exclusively in Australia by early 2024. The app and card allow users to store and trade digital currencies as well as spending them ...