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My missing medicine and Brexit

Yesterday I was confronted by the reality of what will be the post Brexit world. I went to the pharmacist to collect my prescribed medication for treating my high blood pressure. 660 more words


13 Sept 2017 (AFR) - Turnbull government interventionism derails business optimism

(13 September 2017, AFR, p6, by Jacob Greber)

‘Growing business angst over the Turnbull government’s increasing interventionism and attacks on business sectors such as banks, galloping energy costs, and squeezed margins are being blamed for a surprise slump in corporate sentiment. 37 more words

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Senior Officials Restructure Trade Regimes to Secure Recovery

Issued by the Third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 30 August 2017 – Senior Officials from the APEC member economies are restructuring their policy regimes to ease structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors, seeking to limit barriers to continued growth recovery in the Asia-Pacific. 379 more words


by Jayson Luna, The Asia Review-Manila

Investor confidence remains high as the Philippine economy continues to grow resulting to more jobs and economic opportunities for the Filipinos. 266 more words

Investors confidence in the Philippines still on a positive note - Central Bank

By The Asia Review

Businessmen’s confidence in the Philippines declined following a series of unfortunate events that the country has suffered during the last 3 quarters. 207 more words

21 Aug 2017 (AFR) - Confidence falls as households miss out on profit recovery - Anxious households will weigh on business confidence: Citi

(21 August 2017, AFR, p6, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘The surge in corporate profits is not trickling down to households in the form of higher wages as measures of business and consumer confidence move further in the opposite direction. 42 more words

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10 Aug 2017 (AFR) - Households versus business - the widening sentiment gap - No relief for households as business rallies

(10 August 2017, AFR, p7, by Jacob Greber)

‘Slumping confidence among heavily indebted, increasingly taxed and low-wage-growth inflicted households is contrasting dramatically with a buoyant business sector enjoying the best operating conditions in a decade. 56 more words

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