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GLOBAL MARKETS-Q4 off to shaky start as stocks stumble, but oil jumps

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The final quarter of the year got off to a shaky start on Monday, with world stocks languishing at their lowest levels since late 2020 – when the global economy was still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Oil prices jumped more than 4% as the Organi…

Australia’s largest weapons fair opens amid fresh doubts over multi-billion-dollar army project

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Growing uncertainty over the army’s most expensive procurement project on record will be in sharp focus as Australia’s largest weapons expo, Land Forces 22, begins in Brisbane on Tuesday.
Key points: A decision on the winning design for up to 450 new …

Wages are the most important number to watch in the jobs report

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Investors, economists and members of the Federal Reserve will be poring over the September jobs r…

Wages are the most important number to watch in the jobs report

By MediaIntel.Asia

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.
New York CNN Business —
Investors, economists and members of the Federal Reserve will be poring over the September jobs r…

Donor gives seven-figure sum to help Canadian skiers paying out of own pockets

By ChinaPulse.com

Financier says athletes spending about $30,000 to represent Canada at the highest level
Alpine Canada’s board chair has made a personal donation of $1.3 million to national alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racers to reduce the amount athletes pay out …

Why 1992 is the year the song changed in India

By ChinaPulse.com

If you are within a certain age bracket, then you probably recall your first encounter with the Roja soundtrack. I most certainly do. It was sometime in early 1993 when Surabhi, a hugely popular weekly cultural magazine show on Doordarshan, did a segme…

GLOBAL MARKET-Stocks recoup losses after Putin’s nuclear threat; Fed keeps dollar buoyant

By ChinaPulse.com

Global equities rose on Wednesday, rebounding from an early hit to risk appetite when Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the West of “nuclear blackmail,” sparking a flight to safe-haven assets like gold and bonds.…
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How gold mining in Ghana is threatening Swiss chocolate

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As the world’s second-largest cocoa producer continues to lose swathes of farmland to illegal gold mining, Switzerland’s chocolate makers are waking up to the threat to their raw material supply.
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Roundup: Olympic champion Chen advances to semis at badminton worlds

By ChinaPulse.com

TOKYO, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — The Olympic gold medalist Chen Yufei from China knocked out Canadian Michelle Li 21-18, 21-17 to reach the women’s singles semifinals at the World Badminton Championships here on Friday.…
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Russian Olympic champion reassures fans over shock news Asia Post

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Anna Shcherbakova announced on social media that she will have surgery Russian Olympic figure skating gold medalist Anna Shcherbakova has announced that she will undergo surgery for a knee injury, but reassured fans that “everything is going to be good…