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Yahoo says it'll buy back $US2bn in stock

Yahoo will buy back $US2 billion in company stock, the company says.

Rinehart steps up campaign against costs

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has again lashed governments for failing to lower regulations and costs in response to falling commodity prices.

Metcash supermarkets CEO to leave

After 13 years with the company, Metcash's supermarkets business head, Fergus Collins, has quit.

Falloon to take over as Fairfax chairman

Media industry veteran Nick Falloon will replace outgoing Fairfax chairman Roger Corbett after the company releases its earnings results in August.

Billabong hit with major class action

Billabong has been hit with a major class action over disclosures to the market, with claims potentially running into the hundreds of millions of dollars

Glencore mine to close, 300 jobs at risk

More than 300 workers at the West Wallsend coal mine in NSW face an uncertain future as its operator has brought forward its closure plans.

Battling homeowners sell up as prices rise

The property price boom is inspiring some struggling mortgage holders to sell their home rather than fall behind on payments.

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