Miscellany

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    Facebook admits phone numbers may be used to target ads

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2018

    Facebook on Thursday confirmed that advertisers were privy to phone numbers given by members of the social network for enhanced security....

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    MARKET DISCLOSURES

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    National Credit Ratings Limited has announced the surveillance entity rating of the company as ‘A’ in the long term and ‘ST-2’ in the short term...

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    Oil gains 1pc ahead of shortfall in Iran supply

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Oil prices rose by nearly 1 per cent on Thursday, driven by the prospect of a shortfall in global supply once US sanctions against major...

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    Asian stocks down after Fed hike, Trump omments

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Most Asian markets fell Thursday as investors considered the prospect of more US interest rate hikes and Donald Trump’s latest broadside in his trade war...

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    China, NZ shrug off Fed, but FX risks push PH, Indonesia into hikes

    Reuters . Sydney/Singapore | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    China, Taiwan and New Zealand sat tight after the Federal Reserve’s latest rate hike, but Indonesia and the Philippines pulled the trigger on Thursday to...

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    KSA’s legal revamp offers hope for cautious investors

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s first comprehensive bankruptcy law went into effect last month, one of many reforms to the legal system that economists say may be more...

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    Fed raises US interest rates, sees at least three more years of growth

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and left intact its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, as it forecast that the US...

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    Turkish economic confidence hits lowest in decade

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Confidence in Turkey’s economy fell by the most in a decade in September with a 15.4 per cent tumble, official data showed on Thursday, reinforcing...

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    Japan dodges US auto tariffs, for now

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Wednesday to start trade talks in an arrangement that, for now, protects Japanese...

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    India’s shadow banking scare could derail its robust growth story

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    Manzoor Ahmad lost his job as an electrician and is struggling to make ends meet after a crucial road tunnel project shut down in Srinagar,...

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