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Dollar surges as Fed ends QE on hawkish note

Dollar surges as Fed ends QE on hawkish note

NEW YORK - The dollar surged to a three-week high and government bond yields rose on Thursday, one day after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more hawkish tone in its assessment...

UOB Q3 net profit hits record high

SINGAPORE — United Overseas Bank (UOB) said yesterday third-quarter net profit rose 19 per cent to a record high, helped by double-digit growth in loans and strong gains in fees...

Microsoft unveils fitness wristband

Microsoft unveils fitness wristband

REDMOND — Microsoft has a place on desks, in living rooms and pockets. Now, like many other big technology companies, Microsoft believes it belongs on wrists.

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