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Daily Archives: 2016-03-23

Oil facing key resistance level; Nifty trying to breakout downtrend channel

By Margaret Yang The Brussels explosions gave the market a shock yesterday. European markets opened lower but gradually recovered the losses once the news had been digested. However this attack, together with a series of terrorist attacks believed to have been perpetrated by ISIS since last year, will have an impact on investors’ confidence in the Eurozone in the long …

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Schoolgirl takes on Andrew Neil in debate about sugar tax

In the unveiling of the UK’s budget earlier this week, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced a sugar tax on soft drinks that would be imposed in two years’ time in order to combat rising obesity. In a discussion about the tax before it was announced on the CBBC programme All Over the Workplace, 10-year-old schoolgirl Charlotte took a …

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Narrowing of eligibility rules for presidential candidates not needed: MARUAH

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong suggested in Parliament that the Elected Presidency scheme be updated by narrowing the eligibility rules, to ensure that private sector candidates have senior-level management experience in order to satisfactorily manage Singapore’s national reserves. MARUAH, a Singapore human rights non-governmental organisation, has voiced objections against the narrowing of eligibility rules, stating that such …

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