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The tax incentive will definitely entice investors to avail more funding to small businesses, says a finance expert.
A Fin24 user wants to know if she can join a company's provident fund, although she is a contract worker.
Bank of America has reached a $16.65bn settlement with US regulators to settle
charges that it misled investors into buying troubled mortgage-backed securities.
London Mining, has an operating mine in Sierra Leone, has reported a first-half loss saying the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus could hurt production.
France has imported milling wheat to mix with its poor quality, rain-soaked crop in order to reach quality required under contracts signed before the harvest.
Any speculation about the timing of a Federal Reserve rate hike could raise fears of a fall in demand for bonds in the euro zone periphery.
US stock index futures have edged higher, ahead of a flurry of economic data and the
start of the meeting of top central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theatre of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.