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Job ads fall in July: ANZ data

The ANZ's monthly report shows the number of jobs ads fell in July, with the trend growth rate slowing continuously since its recent peak in Sept/Oct 2014

Melbourne leads $6t Aust housing market

The total value of the nation's dwellings has hit the $6 trillion mark, with growth in Melbourne and Sydney's property markets accelerating.

Argo annual profit lifts 16.5 per cent

Argo Investments says its investment portfolio has outperformed the broader Australian share market over the financial year.

New home sales rebound in June

New home sales have bounced back, rising 0.5 per cent in June, after suffering their first monthly fall for the year in May.

Aus shares open lower, Fed wait continues

Poor earnings in the US from ExxonMobil and Chevron and a drop in oil prices have weighed on petroleum-related Australian equities.

Inflation stays below RBA's target

Consumer prices were up 0.2 per cent in July, following a 0.1 rise in June, according to the TD Securities/Melbourne Institute monthly inflation gauge.

Skilled Group faces goodwill writedown

Skilled Group will make a writedown of up to $67.4m in its accounts for 2014/15 following its agreed takeover by Programmed.

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