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Rates 'not US' 1st choice' on house prices

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:37
Rates not first US choice on house prices: Mester
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Optus to refund $2.4m to some customers

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:34
Optus will refund $2.4 million, including interest, to around 175,000 of its mobile insurance customers following ASIC concerns.
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Gradual US rate hikes appropriate: Mester

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:04
The president of the US Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is comfortable the US central bank isn't behind the curve on interest rates.
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Drunk backpacker rescued from Darwin roof

Tue, 2016-07-12 12:53

Irish traveller wakes up befuddled stuck on roof after drunken nap.
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Schools lack resources to investigate sex abuse: Royal Commission

Tue, 2016-07-12 12:24

Small schools lack the capacity to adequately investigate serious abuse claims, a royal commission has heard.
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Authors of controversial TAFE report concede possible omission about Australian Careers Network

Tue, 2016-07-12 12:00

Boston Consulting Group has conceded it knew a private college had financial problems before it completed a controversial $90,000 report for TAFE NSW.
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Strong economy may force rates rethink

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:36
National Australia Bank says the strong domestic economy will make the Reserve Bank think twice about cutting rates to boost inflation next month.
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ERA's June quarter output up 25 pct

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:27
Uranium miner Energy Resources of Australia has posted a 25 pct jump in June quarter uranium oxide production to 489 tonnes.
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Alumina gets $34m from AWAC in June qtr

Tue, 2016-07-12 10:44
Metals producer Alumina has received $34.2 million by way of dividends as its share from the AWAC joint venture with Alcoa.
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Consumer confidence slides after election

Tue, 2016-07-12 10:06
Consumers' views about the economic outlook have deteriorated but they remain optimistic about their own finances for now, an ANZ-Roy Morgan survey shows.
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Transurban raises $117m in Euro debt

Tue, 2016-07-12 09:27
Toll road operator Transurban has raised $117 million through a private placement in the Norwegian debt market.
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International markets roundup

Tue, 2016-07-12 07:28
News from the world’s major stock markets
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Stocks to watch

Mon, 2016-07-11 18:36
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange
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Primary Health cuts annual profit guidance

Mon, 2016-07-11 18:26
Primary Health Care has cut its annual profit guidance after reporting $98 million in write-offs, related to its IT systems, some centre closures and property.
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Sales lift boosts Sirtex shares

Mon, 2016-07-11 18:19
A strong lift in the sales of Sirtex Medical's cancer treatment has boosted the biotech's shares by nearly seven per cent.
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Warrnambool warns on milk prices

Mon, 2016-07-11 17:29
Dairy prices will remain weak in 2016/17 as high production outstrips demand, Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company chairman says.
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$A closes above 75 US cents

Mon, 2016-07-11 17:16
The Australian dollar is up slightly, thanks in part to strong gains across Asian equity markets on Monday.
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Aust market up around two per cent

Mon, 2016-07-11 17:07
A strong lead from the US market and the prospect of economic stimulus in Japan have boosted the Australian share market.
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Sex abusers targeting children with disabilities escape punishment: Royal Commission

Mon, 2016-07-11 16:09

A disability worker suspected of assaulting three children has escaped accountability.
Categories: News Headlines hires Helen McCabe

Mon, 2016-07-11 16:06
Helen McCabe, former editor-in-chief of Australian Women's Weekly, has joined in the newly created role of head of lifestyle.
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