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Stocks Keep Climbing as Hopes for US-China Trade Deal Rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the

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Payrolls rise 312,000; wages top estimates

US EMPLOYERS added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labour force participation jumped, reflecting a robust job market that nevertheless faces mounting risks in 2019.

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Emerging nations will take longer to outpace developed economies: CEBR

IN THE race to outpace developed economies, emerging countries such as China, India and Brazil suffered a setback this year and will outgrow them later than previously expected, the Centre

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Noble disputes regulators’ allegations of improper accounting

COMMODITIES trader Noble Group is disputing allegations of possible accounting irregularities by regulators, who have relied on those potential inaccuracies to block a key step in the company’s restructuring plans.

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The Emirates, where art is blooming

IF YOU’RE looking for world-class art, creative capitals such as Basel, Paris, London and Berlin come to mind. But it’s time to add the Gulf countries to your list, as

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IAG open sources AWS frameworks

Keeps baking security into code creation for cloud. Insurer IAG has developed and open-sourced two frameworks that are designed to improve security and compliance with internal policies when its teams

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Wesfarmers Advanced Analytics Centre leaders named

Premium on loyalty as FlyBuys heads to shared custody. A Wesfarmers headhunting spree to fill the ranks of its new Advanced Analytics Centre (AAC) is yielding results with the conglomerate

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NAB applies microservices to its team structure

NAB’s Kevin Littlejohn. Inside changes to IT and dev culture. NAB’s adoption of microservices under a $1.5 billion transformation is driving fundamental changes to internal team structure as well as

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Vodafone to cut up to 100 staff from Hobart call centre

Due to online self-service, better network performance. Vodafone is set to cut up to 100 staff from its Hobart call centre because it is no longer receiving the volume of

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IAG creates ‘novel’ model to predict cost of cyber attack

  Checks how its investments may offset losses. Insurer IAG has modelled the financial cost that a data breach or ransomware attack would have on its business, in part to

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