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Oil Search more than triples FY profit

Oil Search more than triples FY profit

Core profit for the year ended December 31 rose to $302.1 million from $106.7 million a year ago, just off analysts' forecasts of around $310.3 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Oil Search said total revenue for the year rose 17% to $US1.45 billion, driven mainly by the rise in oil and gas prices. Average realized oil and condensate price rose 24 percent, while average realized LNG and gas prices were 21 percent higher for the year, the company said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fisco envia senha a quem nunca fez IRS online

Fisco envia senha a quem nunca fez IRS online

A maior parte dos contribuintes já está registada no Portal das Finanças , mas o fisco quer garantir que todos têm a senha necessária para aceder a este portal. Outra exceção prevista é que as senhas possam ser entregues a descendentes cujos pais se encontrem acamados - mediante verificação da situação e apresentação do cartão de cidadão ou do BI. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mercado vê crescimento maior no ano e inflação mais fraca — Focus

Mercado vê crescimento maior no ano e inflação mais fraca — Focus

Os analistas do mercado também mantiveram a previsão para a taxa básica de juros da economia, a Selic , em 6,75% ao ano para o final de 2018. As expectativas do mercado constam no relatório de mercado, também conhecido como "Focus", feito com base em pesquisa realizada na semana passada pelo Banco Central com mais de 100 instituições financeiras. Consulte Mais Informação

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Singapore is paying its citizens back after enjoying a surplus budget

Singapore is paying its citizens back after enjoying a surplus budget

GST will apply to those with an annual turnover of S$1 million and which sell at least S$100,000 of services to Singapore, reported Channel NewsAsia . This bonus has been described by the minister as " hongbao ", meaning a monetary gift given on special occasions. Heng Swee Keat said that citizens will receive S$100 to S$300, depending on their income, in a payout costing the government 700 million Singapore dollars. Consulte Mais Informação

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Internet from space will be too late: forced SpaceX postpones rocket launch

Internet from space will be too late: forced SpaceX postpones rocket launch

The startling sight caused a sensation as far away as Phoenix. According to Pai, it is the first approval given to an American-based company to provide broadband services using a new generation of low-Earth orbit satellite technologies. After the Falcon Heavy test flight, Musk stated that Falcon 9 rocket faring recovery has hard as faring parachutes tend to get convoluted during fall. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wesfarmers profit down 86.6 per cent after writedowns

Wesfarmers profit down 86.6 per cent after writedowns

The plummet is largely due to a $1 billion writedown of its Bunnings UK and Ireland businesses as well as a $306 million writedown in the value of its Target department chain. Profit for the overall department stores segment was up 7.2 per cent to A$415m, with Kmart sales up 5.4 per cent. "Kmart invested significantly in the customer offer during the half, delivering greater value for customers and driving continued growth in volumes", Scott said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil Prices Mix but Maintains Support

Oil Prices Mix but Maintains Support

According to traders, the higher prices of American oil are due to the reduced capacity of the Canadian oil pipeline Keystone at the end of previous year due to a leak. OPEC and non-OPEC producers are restraining production to prop up prices under a deal that is to expire at the end of 2018. The Saudi energy ministry said that Saudi Aramco's crude output in March will be 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) below its February level while exports would be kept below 7 million bpd. Consulte Mais Informação

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SEC suspends trading in three crypto and blockchain companies after questionable statements

SEC suspends trading in three crypto and blockchain companies after questionable statements

In a release dated January 3rd, Cherubim announced it had executed a financing commitment of $100,000,000 to launch Initial Coin Offering for "The Self Sustaining Intentional Communities Coin". But Patrick Johnson, who is listed as the CEO of all three companies, has said they were not involved in "the cryptocurrency space". "We haven't made any false claims about anything that we have put out". Consulte Mais Informação

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Jeff Bezos shares video of new 10000-year clock project

Jeff Bezos shares video of new 10000-year clock project

Workers install components of the 10,000 Year Clock in an underground chamber in Texas. It would be 500-feet tall once completed, and will stand as "a symbol for long-term thinking", the Amazon founder said in a tweet . Bezos shared a video on Tuesday of the giant clock's construction inside a mountain in West Texas. Bezos is one of several financial backers of the 10,000 year clock, which is being built by the non-profit cultural institute, the Long Now Foundation . Consulte Mais Informação

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