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Flight Centre shares have fallen six per cent after the consumer watchdog won a four-and-a-half-year price fixing case in the federal court.
Nine Entertainment chief executive David Gyngell acknowledged investors would have ups and downs as the media company listed on the ASX today.
Shares in insurer QBE are in a trading halt while the company finalises a review of its North American operations.
Coles and Woolworths have agreed to limit fuel discounts offered to shoppers to four cents a litre
Standard and Poor's has lowered Qantas' credit rating to junk status after the company forecast a first half loss of up to $300 million and job cuts.
The Federal Court of Australia has approved Brambles' demerger of its documents management arm, Recall.
A key housing construction reading is showing the strongest activity since April 2010, as new orders surge.
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Australian Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb, who has been in Indonesia for the negotiations, welcomed the deal which he said would make the flow of goods between participa...
NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Dec 7 AFP 3:14PM
Commerce ministers have approved a trade deal securing a new lease on life for the World Trade Organization which could give a $US1 trillion ($A1.10 trillion) boost to the global e...
NEW YORK, Dec 6 AFP 11:33AM
A robust run of US economic data this week was not enough to prevent the Dow and the S&P 500 from snapping an eight-week winning streak.
NEW YORK, Dec 6 AFP 10:49AM
World oil prices pushed higher Friday after a solid jobs report for November signalled unexpected strength in the US economy.
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NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Dec 6 AFP -Negotiations on a global trade deal teetered on the brink of collapse Saturday as Latin American countries objected to the removal of a reference to...
NEW YORK, Dec 6 AFP 06:10AM
Cloud storage startup Box, launched from a college dorm in 2005, has raised $US100 million ($A110 million) in new capital to help fund a global expansion.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 AFP 05:04AM
US consumer spending picked up pace in October, despite a dip in income, the Commerce Department says.