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Asia-Pacific reps target 50% women business ownership – Society – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News THỪA THIÊN-HUẾ — Asian-Pacific economies should do their best to dismantle barriers preventing women entrepreneurs from owning businesses so that by 2030 half of the enterprises are owned by women, vice president Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh said on September 28. She spoke at the opening ceremony of a dialogue sponsored by the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic ...

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Japan inflation ticks up again, but still way off target, Economy News & Top Stories

TOKYO (AFP) – Japan’s consumer prices rose in August, official data showed on Friday (Sept 29), but inflation was still way below the central bank’s target, as authorities struggle to slay deflation in the world’s third-biggest economy. After stripping out volatile prices for fresh food, inflation was 0.7 per cent, according to the internal affairs ministry, the eighth straight month ...

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Will the middle class catch a tax break? Hard to tell, experts say.

The White House on Thursday sought to defend the central premise of its tax overhaul — that it would represent a huge benefit to the middle class — amid growing doubts from tax policy experts, Democrats and even some prominent conservatives that it would accomplish that goal. Critics said that glaring omissions from the plan released Wednesday make it hard ...

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Roku stock soars after IPO raises $219 million

September 28 at 5:22 PM TECHNOLOGY Roku stock soars after IPO raises $219 million Shares of Roku, an early player in streaming-video gadgets, soared Thursday after the company’s initial public offering raised $219 million. The shares priced at $14 each, the top of the company’s expected range, suggesting strong demand from investors and valuing the company at $1.3 billion. The shares ...

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Russia’s Stavropol can double supply of agricultural products to Azerbaijan

Stavropol, Russia, Sept. 28 By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend: Russia’s Stavropol region can double the supply of agricultural products to Azerbaijan up to 3-4 million tons of products per year, Vladimir Vladimirov, governor of the Stavropol region, said. Vladimirov made the remarks at the 7th Russia-Azerbaijan Interregional Forum in Stavropol Sept. 28. At the forum the Azerbaijani delegation is led ...

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Azerbaijan expects economic recovery and its sustainable growth

Stavropol, Russia, Sept. 28 By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend: The adaptation of the Azerbaijani economy to the new economic conditions is under completion, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. Mustafayev made the remarks at the 7th Russia-Azerbaijan Interregional Forum in Russia’s Stavropol region Sept. 28. At the forum the Azerbaijani delegation is led by Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev. The delegation ...

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Azerbaijan, Russia sign several investment, cooperation docs (PHOTO)

Stavropol, Russia, Sept. 28 By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend: Azerbaijan and Russia signed five documents at the 7th Russia-Azerbaijan Interregional Forum in Stavropol. At the forum the Azerbaijani delegation is led by Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev. The delegation includes Azerbaijani MPs, heads of the country’s regions, representatives of business communities, non-government organizations, and expert communities. Memorandums on “Intentions to Implement ...

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For banks, Modi sarkar’s digital payment push is turning out to be a house of cards

Pranay Lakshminarasimhan Moneycontrol News India has seen a spurt in cashless transactions ever since the government’s decision to do away with old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 in November last year. Transactions through point of sale (PoS) terminals have seen a marked uptick and the number PoS terminals currently deployed is more than twice what it was ...

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Arun Jaitley responds to Yashwant Sinha’s critique, says govt is taking bold decisions – Times Now

Times Now Arun Jaitley responds to Yashwant Sinha’s critique, says govt is taking bold decisionsTimes NowNew Delhi: A day after coming under attack from former finance minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha over the state of the economy, Arun Jaitley on Thursday made a strong defence of the government, saying the current leadership is not shying … and more »

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