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Council red-faced at Anzac typo

6 hours ago

A Sydney council has apologised for an “extremely unfortunate and disrespectful error” in Anzac Day...

Anzac | red | Council | Faced |

Australian energy companies surge ahead of US’s Iran oil sanctions

6 hours ago

Australia's major energy companies have surged by $1.7 billion in value after the US crackdown on bu...

surge | Australian | Iran | companies | Sanctions | energy | oil |

Gym boss’s outrageous rape comment

8 hours ago

A gym boss is under investigation over allegations he said a woman should be “raped” for not turning...

outrageous | Boss | comment | rape | Gym |

Reclusive billionaire’s unspeakable loss

10 hours ago

Despite their multibillion-dollar fortune, Anders Holch Povlsen and Anne Storm-Pedersen were determi...

Billionaire | Loss |

Amcor offloads $300m factories for Bemis deal

14 hours ago

Amcor agrees to sell three factories to satisfy regulator demands for Bemis deal. ASX set to open hi...

deal | factories | offloads | $300m |

Small business is a big deal

22 hours ago

Small business is the back­bone of the economy and community.

deal | business |

Public holiday surcharge remains despite penalty rates reduction

1 day ago

Many inner-city Sydney venues were charging customers a surcharge of 10 per cent to 15 per cent on E...

Reduction | Public | penalty | Holiday | Remains |

Mueller Report: Australian role in Trump investigation

4 days ago

Australia is “ready to confirm” a key meeting that led to the investigation into Trump’s Russia link...

investigation | role | Australian | Mueller |

8,000,000 per cent inflation: The world's most miserable economy

4 days ago

For the fifth-straight year, Venezuela has been saddled with an unwanted title.

cent | inflation | economy |

GrainCorp flags 'disappointing' hit to grains business amid trade tensions

5 days ago

GrainCorp has blamed international trade tensions and the east-coast drought's impact on summer crop...

Trade | Disappointing | tensions | Grains | GrainCorp | flags | business |

Kogan shares rise 19% on 'solid growth'

5 days ago

Kogan.com shares have hit a six-month high after the company reported it was launching two new lines...

shares | solid |

ASX closes higher despite healthcare losses

5 days ago

Australian shares have closed slightly higher after a late jump lifted the market into the green des...

healthcare | ASX | higher | losses | Closes |

NAB remediation costs top $1b after extra $525m hit

5 days ago

The vast majority of the charges relate to wealth management, an area where NAB has been compensatin...

Extra | Costs | $1B | nab |

Fortescue chief says ore prices won't be hit by Brazil mine reopening

5 days ago

Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Elizabeth Gaines is unfazed by Brazilian miner Vale’s announc...

won | Fortescue | ore | Brazil | prices | reopening | mine |

CSL, Cochlear, ResMed weigh ASX

5 days ago

Australian shares are trading slightly lower through the afternoon trade with healthcare stocks weig...

weigh | ASX |

Big brands vanish from Woolies shelves

5 days ago

Woolies has promised frustrated shoppers weeks-long shelf shortages of popular brands including Mars...

Shelves | brands | vanish |

Viagogo ‘disappointed’ in guilty ruling

5 days ago

Controversial online ticket reseller Viagogo has been found guilty of misleading Australian consumer...

guilty | Ruling | Disappointed |

Jobless rate rises to 5pc, shares plunge

5 days ago

Australian shares have plunged after the jobless rate rose to 5 per cent and firmly lifted the Austr...

rises | rate | shares | plunge | Jobless |

Money Talks | April 8, 2019

5 days ago

Catch-up with Peter Switzer for a no-nonsense approach to wealth creation and preservation. In this...

April | talks | Money |

Professor teaches pupils to make MDMA

5 days ago

A science professor in Japan has been likened to the real-life Walter White after allegedly teaching...

professor | MDMA | teaches | pupils |