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Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

This article was sourced from Bloomberg Markets.  Get caught up on what’s moving markets in Asia. UN sanctions on North Korea may delay U.S.-China trade spat, oil majors meet in Abu Dhabi, and the dollar finally delivers. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Trade-Offs The United Nations Security Council has imposed […]

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GrubHub Buys Yelp’s Eat24 for $288 Million

This article was sourced from Bloomberg. Article by Joshua Brustein. GrubHub Inc. is gobbling up its smaller competitors, but trading them in for much, much larger ones. On Thursday, the company said it would buy Eat24 from Yelp Inc. for $288 million in cash, well over twice the $134 million Yelp paid for the smaller food delivery […]

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Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) Stock Price

This article was sourced from Daily Political. Article by Latisha Jones. Media coverage about H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of […]

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Financial Services Firms Zoom In On Regulatory Technology

This article was sourced from Forbes. Article by John Ivanoski. The financial services industry is focusing on growth again. After eight years of cost cutting, increased regulation and operating in a low interest rate environment, firms are putting renewed emphasis on acquisitions, new product development and improving the customer experience. iStock For financial institutions, RegTech can improve […]

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2017 Federal Budget – What you need to know

In delivering his second Federal Budget last night, Scott Morrison, Federal Treasurer, has committed to the principles of “fairness, opportunity and security”. Bentleys’ team of tax experts has reviewed the budget in detail. Click here to read our full report on key tax and superannuation measures. In brief, the Government is aware of electorate frustration and is keen to […]

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Barclays Penalized by Australian Regulator for Disclosure Lapses

This article was sourced from Bloomberg. Article by Emily Cadman. Three units of London-based Barclays Plc have been penalized by Australia’s securities regulator for failing to tell clients they didn’t hold local financial services licenses and instead were regulated overseas. Under the Australian regime, foreign firms which offer services to the wholesale market can obtain exemptions […]