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Stocks Rally On Boost From Strong Global Growth, Earnings

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SYDNEY: Asian shares scaled a fresh decade peak on Wednesday thanks to surging markets in Europe and America, as strong global growth and rising corporate profits lured hordes of investors into equities.

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Dollar Dips, Weighed Down By Sagging Long-Term U.S. Yields

TOKYO: The dollar dipped against its peers on Wednesday, weighed down as U.S. Treasury yields failed to rise despite increasing investor risk appetite in broader financial markets.

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EasyJet Claims 'Advantage' In Industry Battle As Bookings Soar

EasyJet says it has a "strategic advantage" over rivals, with bookings in its current quarter up 88% on last year as competitors dwindle in number and others endure operational problems.

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MITI To Come Out With Industry 4.0 Framework

 Datuk Seri J Jayasiri.

KUCHING -- The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI) will come out with the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) framework by year-end, said its Secretary-General, Datuk Seri J Jayasiri.

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IJM To Build RM500 Mln Office Tower At TRX

KUALA LUMPUR -- IJM Corporation Bhd will be investing about RM500 million to build an office tower at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) here.

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MRCB Records Encouraging Growth In Revenue, Pre-Tax Profit

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) recorded encouraging growth in revenue and pre-tax profit excluding disposal gains, in the first nine months of 2017.

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Isuzu Malaysia Adapts To Regulations To Stay Competitive

PEKAN -- Isuzu Hicom Malaysia (IHM) is adapting to the environmentally-friendly and safety regulations in order to remain competitive in the automotive sector.

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TransCanada Starts Excavation Work After South Dakota Pipeline Leak

Pic: ReutersCanada Corp has started initial excavation work at the site of an oil spill on its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota but has not yet pinpointed where the leak came from, a state official said on Monday.

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CME Says Bitcoin Futures Coming This Year, But Date Not Set

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: CME Group Inc, the world’s biggest futures exchange, said on Monday it still plans to launch a futures contract for bitcoin this year, but that a notice on its website stating the contract would begin trading on Dec. 11 was posted in error.

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Uber To Buy 24,000 Driverless Cars From Volvo

The cars would be available through the Uber app to pick up passengers without a driver, giving the business its first commercial fleet of cars.

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