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Yahoo Reports Lacklustre Results As Sale Looms

Yahoo is in the process of auctioning off its search and advertising business, and is expected to choose a winner this week

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SoftBank Shares Sink 10 Per Cent After $32 Billion ARM Purchase

SoftBank's charismatic founder Masayoshi Son has said the company had raised nearly $19 billion in cash over the last few months through asset disposals, including the sale of shares in Alibaba

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Developer Of Nintendo's Pokemon GO Aiming For Rollout To 200 Markets

South Korea is the world's fourth-biggest gaming market after China, the United States and Japan, according to Amsterdam-based research firm Newzoo

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Nintendo Market Value Soars After Pokemon Game

The game, which marries a classic 20-year old franchise with augmented reality, allows players to walk around real-life neighbourhoods while seeking virtual Pokemon game characters on their smartphone screens

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Globescan: No Frexit

Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies

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The Yen As A Safe Haven: A Familiar But Painful Refrain For Japan

The yen has appreciated sharply due to a perceived rise in global risk at least a dozen times since the mid-1990s, a study by the International Monetary Fund in 2013 showed

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India To Remain The Third Largest Consumer Of Crude In The Next Decade: Ind-Ra

The growth in crude oil consumption in India has been driven by the strong demand for the end product in the country, with demand growing by 11.2 per cent in FY16 with a strong growth recorded by petrol, diesel, LPG, and Naptha sales at 14.3%, 7.5%, 8.8% and 22.5% respectively

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Asia Policymakers Ready To Act As Brexit Vote Roils Markets

Asia's policymakers held their fire early on Friday as the 'Leave' camp took an unexpected lead in Britain's EU vote, but they said they were ready to steady volatile markets as counting suggested an extremely tight outcome

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Japan May Seek WTO Help To Resolve India Steel Tariff Dispute

India has extended its safeguard import taxes on some steel products until March 2018, in a bid to stop cheap overseas purchases from flooding its market and bolster the domestic steel sector

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Asian Shares Rise, Dollar Suffers Losses After Jobs Shock

U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by just 38,000 last month, the smallest increase since September 2010 and well shy of expectations for a rise of 164,000

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Jaitley Says India Will Be $5 Trillion Economy 'In Few Years'

High growth and a movement towards a more developed economy will help India get rid of social inequalities that still exist, the finance minister says

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Govt To Push Reforms To Make India 'More Developed Economy': Jaitley

Notwithstanding an unsupportive global environment, India clocked a GDP growth of 7.9 per cent in the January-March quarter and 7.6 per cent for the entire 2015-16 fiscal on account of the government's pro-growth policies

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AIIB To Have 100 Members By Year-end

India is the second largest shareholder with 7.5 per cent followed by Russia 5.93 per cent and Germany with 4.5 per cent

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Japan's SoftBank Plans To Sell $7.9 Billion In Alibaba Stock To Cut Debt

Investors have been worried about finances at the Japanese internet and telecoms company since its 2013 acquisition of a majority stake in No. 4 US wireless carrier Sprint Corp which has been burning cash amid fierce competition for subscribers

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Economy On Upward Curve, Monsoon, GST To Push Growth: Jaitley

Jaitley said the Indian economy clocked 7 per cent growth rate in every quarter last fiscal despite an unsupportive global economy and two consecutive years of weak monsoon

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