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Tunisia’s parliament approves a technocratic government

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Tunisia’s parliament approved a technocratic government in a confidence vote on Wednesday, hoping to end months of political instability and focus on tackling worsening economic...
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The big advantage to a bush-led recovery

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Is this, finally, the moment the bush has its long-overdue day? After drought, bushfires, and now the pandemic, Gladys Berejiklian thinks so. But the reality...
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Revealed: Most in-demand jobs in regional NSW

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NSW farmers cheated by irrigation failures in other states Minister brands Aussies lazy, farmers search for jobseekers As more than a million Australians grapple with...
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Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% as coronavirus batters oil demand

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Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus crisis...
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China’s manufacturing sector shows strong recovery – survey

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China’s manufacturing activity expanded in July at the fastest pace in almost a decade, according to a private survey released on Monday, though employment continued...
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South Africa’s central bank plans more reverse bond repurchases

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South Africa’s central bank will extend its tool kit to manage market liquidity by adding short-term, bilateral reverse repurchases of government bonds from commercial banks,...
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Kenya central banker says still has ‘plenty of firepower’

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Kenya’s central bank governor said on Thursday that policymakers still have “plenty of firepower” to combat impact of the coronavirus crisis on the economy. Policymakers...
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Credit Suisse aims for 100% of securities venture in China growth plan

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Credit Suisse wants to raise its China securities joint venture stake to 100 per cent and increase its market share after getting the regulatory green...