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Q1 employment falls by 8,500; jobless rate rises to 2.3%: MOM

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Despite the decline in total employment, fewer workers were axed as the number of layoffs in the first quarter (4,800) was lower than in the fourth quarter of 2016 (5,440). 500 more words

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A $14.5 billion hedge fund is crushing it

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The Children’s Investment Fund, a $14.5 billion hedge fund based in London, has gotten off to a strong start to the year. 178 more words

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US Q1 growth weakest in three years as consumer spending falters

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The US economy grew at its weakest pace in three years in the first quarter as consumer spending barely increased and businesses invested less on inventories, in a potential setback to President Donald Trump’s promise to boost growth. 395 more words

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Oxley's Q3 profit down 12%

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Property developer Oxley Holdings’ net profit for the third quarter ended March 31, 2017 slumped 12 per cent year on year to S$45.7 million. 93 more words

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Sheng Siong Q1 profit up 4.3% on revenue from new stores

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SUPERMARKET chain Sheng Siong Group on Friday posted a 4.3 per cent increase in net profit to S$17.1 million from S$16.4 million a year ago, on the back of revenue growth for the first quarter of 2017. 153 more words

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Barclays revenue jumps up 16%, doubling pre-tax profit

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LONDON – Barclays reported a revenue hike of 16% in the first three months of 2017, doubling pre-tax profits.

Revenue rose to £5.8 billion from £5 billion a year earlier.  232 more words

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Here comes GDP ...

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The Department of Commerce is set to release its advance reading of gross domestic product in the first quarter at 8:30 a.m. ET.  261 more words

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