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Australian manufacturing activity contracts


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) The Australian manufacturing sector moved into negative territory in March as softer demand dampened activity in the sector, a survey released Monday by the Australian Industry ... Read more...

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US stocks rally after Bernanke’s remarks


March 27th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 27 (IANS) US stocks rallied Monday after the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank will bolster the economy despite signs of stronger recovery.During a ... Read more...

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Australian consumer sentiment falls


March 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Australia's consumer sentiment has tumbled after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 4.25 percent in February and March, ... Read more...

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Australian business conditions improve in November


December 13th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Business conditions in Australia improved slightly in November as a result of a boost in mining, retail and services sectors, a survey by National Australia Bank ... Read more...

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Record surge in UAE consumer confidence


November 11th, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has registered a record surge in consumer confidence in the third quarter of 2009, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. At 102 points, the ... Read more...

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Five of the ten cheapest locations hail from India: The Economist magazine


March 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A recent cost of living survey by The Economist Magazine has revealed that five of the ten cheapest locations in the world hail from the Indian subcontinent. Moreover, ... Read more...

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Falling dollar gives Australia’’s cost of living a jolt


March 9th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): According to a recent survey, the cost of living in Australia has declined significantly since September last year. The Economist magazine, in its cost of living survey in ... Read more...

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India and China set to reduce US dominance in space activity


April 19th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that India and China, along with Russia, Japan and Europe are all set to reduce the dominance that US has over space ... Read more...

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