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Ireland preparing for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland – The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit and warned Irish businesses to prepare for such an eventuality.

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Toyota slams Trump over saying it is not welcome in U.S.

TOPKYO, Japan – The Japanese automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars threaten U.S. national security. Toyota has taken exception to Mr

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China to visit Ireland for sheepmeat access inspection

BEIJING, China – Chinese authorities on Wednesday agreed to an accelerated process for inspection and registration of a further tranche of beef plants, as well as an inspection visit to

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Pakistan stitches up multi-billion dolar bailout from IMF

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  – The International Monetary Fund says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Pakistan for a $6 billion bailout over the 3 three years to finance sweeping economic

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Stocks in Asia continue to give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in China continued their retreat on Thursday, while the Nikkei 225 in Japan also gave up more ground. Only the Australian market had any buying support.

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Construction of $7 million mixed-use building in North Buffalo begins

BUFFALO, New York – Construction has started on a $7 million 5-story mixed-use building located in the heart of the Hertel Avenue Business District in North Buffalo, New York. The

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Uber IPO could be impacted by driver strikes

SEATTE, Washington – Uber’s upcoming initial public offering may be one of the biggest in history, with the ride-hailing company expected to raise up to US$9 billion. That’s good news for its early

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Wall Street makes cautious advances Monday

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks rose across the board on Monday as hopes heightened for a resolution of the U.S.-China trade dispute, and softer inflation figures raised hopes

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Dull trading on Asian markets Friday, U.S. dollar steady

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in Australia drifted lower on Friday in a gloomy end to the week. Only the Australian All Ords managed a gain, and that was very minor.

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Aussie stock market brightens otherwise dull day in Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day back from an extended Easter Break, which began last Thursday.

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Trump reignites international outrage over Cuban sanctions

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.

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U.S. markets join worldwide rally

NEW YORK, New York – Wall Street joined a worldwide rally in stocks on Tuesday, with all the major indices ending the day with gains. Bank of America Corp, Johnson

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Study shows most popular U.S. cities for accounting professionals

As the business world becomes more complex, with greater regulation, more financial scrutiny, and calls for higher corporate transparency, the accounting profession has risen to even greater importance. Accounting is

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Stocks in Asia mark time, dollar drifts

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in the Asian region were little moved on Wednesday as the IMF sounded an alarm about world economic growth, saying it could slow. The U.S. dollar