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German PPI slips in July

By Dow Jones newswires Factory-gate prices in Germany fell more than expected in July as energy prices continued to depress the index, suggesting further downside risks to the inflation outlook, data from the country's...

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Europe's malaise: The new normal?

By George Friedman But the definition for a non-performing loan has been flexible in Europe and other places before, and the simple question remains: How can such long-term high unemployment rates not produce significant...

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A tale of two solar markets

By Robert McIntosh It was described as “the Australian way. ” Unlike the US, where financing and debt are usually a part of everyday life, Australian solar customers were less comfortable with the idea...

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Co-payment scaring people from tests

The softness in the Australian pathology volumes, along with higher costs due to a costly collection centre roll out, caused Sonic to be “prudent” in its guidance of 5 per cent growth in group...

Co-payment scaring people from tests

The softness in the Australian pathology volumes, along with higher costs due to a costly collection centre roll out, caused Sonic to be “prudent” in its guidance of 5 per cent growth in group...

Global tensions weigh on German outlook

By Down Jones newswires While earlier in the year many forecasters had expected Germany to grow by around 2 per cent this year, many have recently lowered the forecast to closer to 1. 5...

Global tensions threaten German outlook

By Down Jones newswires While earlier in the year many forecasters had expected Germany to grow by around 2 per cent this year, many have recently lowered the forecast to closer to 1. 5...

ASIC pings Aldi for credit card failure

Aldi, owned by the highly secretive and reclusive Albrecht family of Germany, failed to consistently disclose in all of its stores that there is a 0. 5 per cent surcharge for consumers paying by...

Germany spied on Kerry: report

By AFP German intelligence listened in on at least one telephone conversation of US Secretary of State John Kerry and has spied on NATO ally Turkey for years, Der Spiegel says. According to the...

Copper bounces off eight-week low

By AAP The news follows a report on Wednesday showing that new lending in China, the world's largest copper consumer, fell sharply from a month before, an alarming sign for investors hoping that a...