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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the use of machines, tools and labor to make things for use or sale. The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.

Headlines Around the Web

Sanjay Jha new CEO of chip co Globalfoundries

Jan 08 - The Times of India

Boeing union approves new contract

Jan 05 - MarketWatch

New investment projects hit nadir

Jan 04 - The Times of India

PMI raises worries over French economy

Jan 03 - Financial Times

Manufacturing falls as share of output

Dec 23 - Financial Times

Sluggish economy hits loans

Dec 22 - The Times of India

Articles About Manufacturing

An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. Asian shares edged up on Friday, and the euro held most of the previous session's gains, as nervous inves
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 18, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian share market opened the session with a solid gain for the second consecutive session on the Thursday. The strong tone for the first half of the session came in the wake of similar gains for US and European markets in the last 12 hours. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, HSBC, FTSE, CRUDE OIL, TWITTER

AUSTRALIA-JAPAN
Tariff Cuts Underway With Japan-Australia Economic Partnership

By IBTimes AU

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership paves the way for significant tariff cuts (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

The mosquitoes that carry the Chikungunya virus are seen through a magnifying glass at a laboratory in Santo Domingo, May 23, 2014. The painful mosquito-borne virus called Chikungunya is spreading quickly through the Caribbean, causing alarm in Haiti and
New Scientific Discovery May Lead To Eradication Of Dengue Fever

By IBTimes AU

A group of Australian scientists have made the vital discovery of an antibody, which could effectively limit the spread of dengue fever around the globe. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: INFECTION

Passers-by are reflected on a signboard displaying currency signs outside a bank in Tokyo November 27, 2014. The dollar edged down against the yen on Thursday after lacklustre U.S. economic data pushed Treasury yields lower and dulled investor appetite fo
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 17, 2014

By Bellfx

The Australian Dollar is unchanged from this time yesterday, having given back some overnight gains as volatility increases in global markets. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, HSBC, CRUDE OIL, GERMANY, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A man checks currency exchange rates at an currency exchange office in Istanbul December 16, 2014. The Turkish lira weakened to a record low of 2.4140 against the dollar on Tuesday after a fall in the value of the ruble in Russia, a fellow emerging market
Global Markets Overview – December 17, 2014

By IG Markets

Equities rebounded in European trade whilst US equities struggled as investors exercised caution heading into the FOMC meeting. Additionally, oil prices remained extremely volatile, with weakness prevailing. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, DEUTSCHE BANK, FTSE, CRUDE OIL

The February 4 and 5 curves are seen at the board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in central Sydney February 5, 2010. Australian shares fell 2.8 percent on Friday to their level lowest in five months, as investors fled from riskier assets on f
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 16, 2014

By Comsec

Losses worsened this afternoon with Australian shares falling by 0.7 per cent and closing at a fresh two-month lows in the process. The ASX 200 Index lost 0.7 per cent with both mining and energy industries slumping by around 2 per cent. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, COPPER, TRADE BALANCE

The crew of Russia's nuclear-powered submarine Yekaterinburg line up on its deck as it returns to Gadjiyevo base in Murmansk region, in this file photo taken September 26, 2006.
Russia Arms Severodvinsk Nuclear Attack Submarine; Crimea Nuclear Deployment 'Legal'

By IBTimes AU

Russia continues to expand its military arsenal with nuclear attack submarines will be equipped with battle robots and underwater drones. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, CHINA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, INDIA, UKRAINE, ALGERIA

The crew of Russia's nuclear-powered submarine Yekaterinburg line up on its deck as it returns to Gadjiyevo base in Murmansk region, in this file photo taken September 26, 2006.
Russia Arms Severodvinsk Nuclear Attack Submarine; Crimea Nuclear Deployment 'Legal'

By IBTimes AU

Russia continues to expand its military arsenal with nuclear attack submarines will be equipped with battle robots and underwater drones. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, CHINA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, INDIA, UKRAINE, ALGERIA

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store
Apple iPhone 7 Release To Feature Bezeless Screen, Sapphire Glass And A9 Processor From Samsung, Midrange iPhone 6S Also Arriving Alongside

By IBTimes AU

Apple is going to release iPhone 7 and the iPhone 6S in the coming year. Read on to know more. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, IPAD

Paramedics remove an injured woman on a stretcher from the Lindt cafe, where hostages were being held, at Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014. Australian security forces on Tuesday stormed the Sydney cafe where several hostages were being hel
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 16, 2014

By Bellfx

The Sydney siege ends in tragic circumstances in the early hours of this morning with a sad loss of life for some innocent people. Market moves in Australia remain dominated by global events. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, EMERGING MARKETS