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Another Contract In A Flurry Of Harsh-Environment Jobs

2018-09-22 seekingalpha
I discuss the contract and look at the broader picture for the harsh-environment segment of the market.
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Noble Corp. Buys Newbuild Jack-Up And Sets It On 3-Year Contract

2018-09-22 seekingalpha
Noble Corp. (NE) has just announced major news - the company is buying a newbuild jack-up from PaxOcean Group in connection with a concurrently awarded drilling control. The price tag is $93.75 million. Out of this sum, Noble paid $33.75 million in cash. The remaining sum, $60 million, was financed by the seller at a 4.25% interest rate paid in cash and 1.25% paid in kind. Seller financing is to be repaid in four years.
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TOTAL Buys G2mobility, Expands Vehicle Charging Businesses

2018-09-21 zacks
TOTAL S.A. (TOT - Free Report) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire G2mobility, a French leading provider of electric vehicle charging solutions. The deal will expand the company’s footprint in electric vehicle charging businesses, ranging from designing smart charging stations to optimizing energy usage management and selling integrated services. New Energies for Mobility Rapid urbanization and development of infrastructure are resulting in massive growth in the usage of vehicles across the globe.
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Transocean Wins Multi-well NCS Contract for New Semisub

2018-09-21 rigzone
Equinor has awarded Transocean Ltd. a six-well contract on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) for its newbuild, harsh-environment Transocean Norge semisubmersible, Transocean reported Friday.
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Selection of third major telco on track by December as gov’t issues final terms

2018-09-21 bworldonline
THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) published on Friday the final terms of reference (ToR) outlining the process by which the government will select by December a third major player in the telecommunications industry.
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Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

2018-09-21 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines said Friday (Sep 21) it has stopped accepting lion bones for cargo after the carrier was singled out in a report for transporting the animal parts from South Africa.
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Debt is not the problem; sustainability is

2018-09-21 theedgemarkets
SINGAPORE (Sept 21): There were at least 102 Singapore-listed companies with net gearing ratios of above 100%, with 17 operating in the property management and development industry, according to 12-month trailing data from Bloomberg.
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China is hitting reality now on `impossible’ tax, deficit goals

2018-09-21 bworldonline
China’s government is grappling with an inconvenient truth: you can’t cut taxes, boost spending and reduce the budget deficit all at the same time.
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China Is Hitting Reality Now on `Impossible' Tax, Deficit Goals

2018-09-21 theedgemarkets
(Sept 21): China’s government is grappling with an inconvenient truth: you can’t cut taxes, boost spending and reduce the budget deficit all at the same time.
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Interactive Brokers - U.S. Telecom Stocks Surge As 5G Ambitions Intensify

2018-09-20 seekingalpha
U.S.-based telecom sector stocks have been soaring amid progress towards advancing 5G (next generation) technology and despite global competition.
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Rise on report of China's plan to slash import tariffs

2018-09-21 theedgemarkets
(Sept 21): Philippine shares jumped on Friday after a report that China would cut import tariffs for most of its trading partners, sidelining wider trade war worries, while Singapore shares hit their highest in over two weeks.
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Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?

2018-09-21 theage.com.au
While airports and airlines trade accusations of gouging, travellers foot the bill. So who's really to blame?
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Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?

2018-09-21 smh.com.au
While airports and airlines trade accusations of gouging, travellers foot the bill. So who's really to blame?
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Rehabilitation hospital launched in Petaling Jaya

2018-09-20 thestar.com.my
Jointly owned: ReGen Rehab Hospital is owned by Khazanah (60) and New York Stock Exchange-listed Select Medical Holdings Corp (40%)
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SunPower (SPWR) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 5.3%

2018-09-20 zacks
SunPower Corporation (SPWR - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $6.37 to $7.55 in the past one-month time frame.
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Fortis gets first credit rating upgrade in a long time on Rs 450 crore loan

2018-09-20 moneycontrol
Fortis Healthcare on September 20 said ICRA has upgraded the rating on its Rs 450 crore loan, as Fortis repaid the overdue debt obligations and addressed the delays in debt servicing in May 2018.
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Stratech's controlling shareholders seeking stay of winding-up order

2018-09-20 theedgemarkets
SINGAPORE (Sept 20): A Singapore court has granted applications to wind up The Stratech Group and its subsidiary, Stratech Systems, after the group failed to receive the necessary support for proposed schemes of arrangement.
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Cover Story: Malaysia Airlines still not out of the woods

2018-09-20 theedgemarkets
WHEN sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Bhd unveiled a turnaround plan for the country’s flagship carrier in August 2014 that saw the rebooting of Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) into a leaner Malaysia Airlines Bhd, there were high hopes it would achieve success similar to that at Japan Airlines (JAL).
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Out of Russia: Long-hidden treasures from the Hermitage head to Sydney

2018-09-20 smh.com.au
In the dying days of the First World War, Russia shuddered with revolution, Tsar Nicholas II was executed by the Bolsheviks and the wealthy industrialist Sergey Shchukin closed the door on his Moscow palace for good.
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Market to consolidate

2018-09-20 theedgemarkets
After a long holiday break last week, the market was volatile as it sought catalysts. It started with a bearish note as global markets were bearish and ended up higher in a week after markets rebounded strongly. The FBM KLCI closed 0.3% higher at 1,803.76 points in the short trading week but the trading range was between 1,777.45 and 1,822.68 points. There was not much movement this week and yesterday, the index closed at 1,800.
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Why SunPower Finally Looks Safe for Investors Again

2018-09-19 247wallst
SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) had been having a tough year, along with many other companies that are tied to solar energy. It seems that even in alternative energy nothing lasts forever. But Tuesday brought on large gains after SunPower said that several of its products were not going to be included in the U.S. tariffs.
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Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in SunPower (SPWR) Stock?

2018-09-19 zacks
Investors in SunPower Corporation (SPWR - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Sep 21, 2018 $6.50 Call had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today. What is Implied Volatility? Implied volatility shows how much movement the market is expecting in the future. Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other.
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Are Stocks In This Rich Country As Cheap As They Look?

2018-09-19 seekingalpha
Singapore is small but exceedingly wealthy, with rock-solid government finances. It's also in a strategic location in Asia, the world's fastest-growing region. The stock market is down this year and the index looks attractively priced… on the face of it. Is now a good time to buy Singaporean stocks?
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Made in Mexico good enough for SunPower to win tariff exemption

2018-09-19 theedgemarkets
(Sept 19): SunPower Corp, the second-biggest U.S. solar manufacturer, won’t have to pay import tariffs on the panels it makes in factories outside the country.
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Heavy rain causes flash floods at Ang Mo Kio

2018-09-19 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: Flash floods were reported in Ang Mo Kio on Wednesday evening (Sep 19) amid heavy rain over parts of Singapore.
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Riverstone is Planning $900MM Sale of Abaco Energy

2018-09-19 rigzone
(Bloomberg) -- Riverstone Holdings LLC is preparing to sell oilfield services equipment company Abaco Energy Technologies, which could fetch about $900 million, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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SIA plane with 284 on board hits aerobridge at Changi Airport

2018-09-19 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane carrying 272 passengers and 12 crew struck an aerobridge at Changi Airport on Tuesday (Sep 18).
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International duty-free players to participate in KLIA retail tender

2018-09-19 theedgemarkets
IT looks like the duty-free shopping scene at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport is getting a major refurbishment, with global players such as Dubai-based Flemingo International and Dufry AG said to be keen to bid for some of the new spaces available for lease.
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UOB named Best Regional Bank of the Year for Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia

2018-09-19 theedgemarkets
SINGAPORE (Sept 19): United Overseas Bank (UOB) has been named Best Regional Bank of the Year for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Southeast Asia at the 2018 Asiamoney New Silk Road Finance Awards.
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Vistara offers flight tickets from Rs 999 in flash sale

2018-09-19 livemint
New Delhi: Vistara is offering flight tickets from Rs 999 in a new sale. Vistara’s ‘Fly With The Best’ sale will end today midnight. Vistara’s 24-hours only ‘Fly With The Best’ sale is offering discounts of up to 75%. It is applicable on travel between 27 September 2018 and 10 April 2019. The sale fares are available in all three classes, starting at Rs 999 for economy class, Rs 2,199 for premium economy, and Rs 5,499 for business class, inclusive of taxes and fees.
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Healthcare sector expected to benefit from higher govt expenditure

2018-09-19 theedgemarkets
Healthcare sector Maintain overweight: Core net profits for the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18) of the four healthcare companies under our coverage have all exceeded consensus expectations. Going forward, KPJ Healthcare Bhd and IHH Healthcare Bhd should see more robust patient volume growth off a low base attributed to a slight seasonal slump in 3Q17 due to the timing of the Raya season and the gradual structural recovery in broad consumer affordability.
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IHH shares at 43-month low on Turkish operation concerns

2018-09-18 thestar.com.my
IHH owns 60% of Turkey-based healthcare group Acibadem Holdings, which contributes about a third of its revenue.
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SunPower receives exemption from Trump tariffs, shares soar

2018-09-18 channelnewsasia
SunPower Corp on Tuesday said some of the solar cells and panels it produces overseas will be excluded from the Trump administration's 30 percent import tariffs, sending the company's shares up 15 percent.
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SunPower receives exemption from Trump tariffs, shares soar

2018-09-18 reuters
(Reuters) - SunPower Corp (SPWR.O) on Tuesday said some of the solar cells and panels it produces overseas will be excluded from the Trump administration’s 30 percent import tariffs, sending the company’s shares up 15 percent.
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Vistara offers up to 75% discount on flight tickets

2018-09-18 livemint
New Delhi: Full service carrier Vistara will flash sale of tickets on Wednesday, with discounts up to 75%. The ‘Fly With The Best’ sale would be from 0001 hours till 2359 hours on Wednesday.
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Japan FM urges clarity over Brexit

2018-09-18 channelnewsasia
Japan's foreign minister on Tuesday urged his visiting British counterpart to ensure clarity over Brexit amid signs Japanese businesses are growing increasingly nervous about Britain's future outside the EU.
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HSBC plans wealth hiring spree in CEO's bet on Asia's rich

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
(Sept 18): HSBC Holdings Plc is planning to increase its wealth-management staff in Asia, as Chief Executive Officer John Flint bets on growth in the region.
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KLCI down 10.82 points as escalating US-China trade war hits sentiment

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): The FBM KLCI fell 10.82 points or 0.6% on profit taking and as the escalating US-China trade war hurt market sentiment. At 5pm, the KLCI settled at 1,792.94 points after falling to its intraday low of 1,788.52 points.
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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz and Mark Hurd on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-09-18 seekingalpha
Thank you, Victoria. Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to Oracle’s first quarter fiscal year 2019 earnings conference call. A copy of the press release and financial tables, which includes the GAAP to non-GAAP reconciliation and other financial information, can be viewed and downloaded from our Investor Relations website.
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Headwinds before takeoff for new Thai Airways team

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
BANGKOK (Sept 18): Struggling national carrier Thai Airways International PCL is pinning hopes of a revival to its 1990s heyday on a new leadership team, jet purchases and improving its brand as tourism booms in the region.
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BUZZ: Genting Singapore hits 1-1/2-year low; chart suggests more downside

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
** Shares of Genting Singapore Ltd fall as much as 1.96% to S$1.00, their lowest since March 28, 2017.
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Former pawn shop employee jailed for cheating company of S$390,000

2018-09-18 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: A former pawn shop employee was sentenced to jail for four years and two months on Tuesday (Sep 18) for cheating her company of more than S$390,000 in 2015.
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AXA Insurance and SingPost launch industry's first remote insurance advisory service

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
SINGAPORE (Sept 18): AXA Insurance and Singapore Post on Tuesday launched the pilot for [email protected] Virtual Assist, a digital sales advisory service that virtually connects SingPost customers with AXA financial consultants who can provide advice and services.
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Sembcorp signs 20-year deal to supply solar power to Facebook Singapore’s ops

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
SINGAPORE (Sept 18): Sembcorp Industries has signed a long-term solar energy deal with US social media giant Facebook.
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KLCI falls 0.66% as Trump’s new tariff on China rattles region

2018-09-18 theedgemarkets
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): The FBM KLCI fell 0.66% at midday break, as new tariffs announced by Washington on Chinese imports rattled regional markets.
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Former ValueMax employee jailed for cheating company of S$390,000

2018-09-18 channelnewsasia
SINGAPORE: A former ValueMax employee was sentenced to jail for four years and two months on Tuesday (Sep 18) for cheating the pawnbroking chain of more than S$390,000 in 2015.
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Headwinds before takeoff for new Thai Airways team

2018-09-18 channelnewsasia
BANGKOK: Struggling national carrier Thai Airways International PCL is pinning hopes of a revival to its 1990s heyday on a new leadership team, jet purchases and improving its brand as tourism booms in the region.
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10 Best High-Growth Stocks for Young Investors

2018-09-17 investorplace - 3
No investment strategy suits all the people all the time. This is particularly true for young investors in their 20s and 30s. Youth not only has social advantages; it can provide significant margin for your portfolio to grow. As such, high-growth stocks are ideal for the young-adult, millennial demographic.
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Headwinds before takeoff for new Thai Airways team

2018-09-18 reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Struggling national carrier Thai Airways International PCL is pinning hopes of a revival to its 1990s heyday on a new leadership team, jet purchases and improving its brand as tourism booms in the region.
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Airline pilots 'not immune' from booze problems, but testing isn't compulsory in Australia

2018-09-18 abc.net.au
When you board a plane the last thing you probably want to think about is whether or not the pilot is over the alcohol limit.
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