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Shareholders in energy company Antares have rejected a move by an investor to reshuflle the company's board.
Internet incubator Fatfish has made a positive debut on the Australian stock exchange and has some Australian ventures under consideration.
Master Builders Australia is forecasting construction of more than 200,000 new homes will begin over the next three years.
Investors are taking extreme caution due to escalating global conflict, but one expert expects the local market to continue its recent rise.
RBA governor Glenn Stevens has left the door open to more interest rate cuts, saying they could fall further if they need to.
Australia is becoming increasingly integrated into Asia, with around 80 per cent of our imports to go to the region by the end of the decade.
RBA governor Glenn Stevens says financial markets appear unfazed by tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.
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The stock market in New York has closed HIGHER, with preliminary figures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average UP 60.01 points at 17,111.74 and the broad-based S&P 500 UP 9.82 p...
SYDNEY, July 23 AAP 06:57AM
The Australian market looks set to open higher following strong gains on international markets as investors welcomed news pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from th...
Currency snapshot at 0630 AEST on Wednesday
NEW YORK, July 22 AFP 06:47AM
US stocks have finished higher following a busy day of corporate earnings and a report showing the highest level of existing-home sales in eight months.
NEW YORK, July 22 AFP 06:19AM
Oil prices have fallen modestly despite geopolitical tensions over war-torn Ukraine and a raging battle in the Gaza Strip.
LUXEMBOURG, July 22 AFP 04:08AM
The main shareholder of troubled Banco Espirito Santo has been placed in receivership as Portugal's largest listed lender announced it has sold off the bulk of its Swiss-based priv...
WASHINGTON, July 22 AFP 03:40AM
Two of Europe's largest banks, Barclays and Deutsche Bank, have sold complex financial products that allowed hedge funds to avoid US taxes, a US Senate report says.
LONDON, July 22 AFP 03:27AM
Europe's main stock markets have jumped as investors welcomed news that pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17, easing concerns over the disaste...
SYDNEY, July 23 AAP 02:29AM
A slowdown in consumer demand is expected to have helped keep a lid on inflation in the June quarter, allowing the Reserve Bank to keep the cash rate at its record low.
WASHINGTON, July 22 AFP 01:15AM
Sales of existing US homes in June hit the highest level in eight months as home price gains slowed to "more welcoming levels", the National Association of Realtors says.