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by Chris Becker Asia remains cautious in the face of seemingly intractable domestic policy development in the US, although Yen sold off providing a tailwind for Japanese stocks,  Chinese bourses are under pressure from monetary policy tightening internally. Crude oil and other commodity prices remained depressed with the Australian dollar still weakening against the USD. The post Macro Afternoon appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:51
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From CBA: Commonwealth Bank has today announced an increase in its Variable Home Loan interest rates and Viridian Line of Credit products effective Monday 8 May 2017: – The standard variable rate for owner-occupier home loan customers paying principal and interest will increase 3 basis points to 5.25 per cent per annum. – The standard The post CBA completes rate hike quartet appeared first on…
03.24 / 10:51
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From The West Australian: The company behind a proposed $6 billion iron ore project in the Pilbara has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to build the mine. BBI Group announced today it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build the Balla Balla mine, port The post Crazy kiwis push 50mt new iron ore tonnes for Pilbara appeared first on…
03.24 / 10:51
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From the radio this morning: JON FAINE: Innes Willox is the CEO of the Australian Industry Group, one of the most powerful and influential business lobby groups in the country. Innes Willox, good morning to you. INNES WILLOX: Good morning Jon. JON FAINE: What do we exist for? INNES WILLOX: We exist we hope to The post Earth to Innes Willox, don’t waste energy on Hazelwood appeared first on…
03.24 / 10:51
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The Apple Store website has been taken offline as Apple prepares to start selling its special edition red iPhone and new iPad. On Tuesday, Apple announced a raft of new products, including a low-cost iPad and new phone cases -- but the star of the show was a red iPhone…
03.24 / 10:48
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Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Google's executive chairman can't guarantee ads won't appear next to inappropriate content. Eric Schmidt said there's no foolproof way to guarantee a brand's ads won't appear against questionable content on YouTube and other sites serving Google's…
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LONDON -- Former UKIP donor Arron Banks is demanding that he is given back £200,000 as the conflict between the party and the millionaire investment tycoon …
03.24 / 09:52
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LONDON -- The eurozone economy confounded expectations once again in March, according to the latest flash PMI estimates from IHS Markit, released on…
03.24 / 09:32
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LONDON -- Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam's compensation package for 2016 totalled 11.90 million Swiss francs (£9.6 million, $US12 million), the bank's annual report …
03.24 / 09:32
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LONDON -- The government has not filled more than 300 jobs associated with negotiating Brexit, less than one week before triggering Article 50 and starting the formal process of leaving the…
03.24 / 09:32
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LONDON -- Shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings collapsed 85% in Hong Kong before the company halted trading on Friday, wiping out about $US4.1 billion (£3.2 billion) in market …
03.24 / 09:13
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Footage has emerged of the Prime Minister Theresa May being evacuated from Parliament after Wednesday's terror attack by Khalid Masood. The video, shot from above the parking lot where the prime minister was escorted to her car, was obtained by the Sun…
03.24 / 09:13
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“Injustice 2” pre-order is now available on some Australian sit…
03.24 / 09:09
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Apple claims that the Mac and iOS vulnerabilities mentioned in a Wikileaks data dump on Thursday were fixed several years ago. The data dump, which includes CIA documents dating back to 2012, highlights how agents were able to infect Apple devices if they could gain physical access to…
03.24 / 08:35
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LONDON -- The Financial Conduct Authority reopened a four-year-old investigation into  billions of pounds of capital injected into Barclays by Qatari investors in 2008, according to the Financial T…
03.24 / 08:15
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March 24 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed on the week and continues to tread water as investors wait to see if the US repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare, now viewed as a barometer on whether…
03.24 / 08:14
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March 24 (BusinessDesk) - CBL Corp wants to add US insurer Affirmative Direct Insurance Company in a US$5.7 million deal which would expand its global footprint to the world's biggest…
03.24 / 08:14
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March 24 (BusinessDesk) - Defamation proceedings against Labour Party leader Andrew Little by Earl and Lani Hagaman will proceed, even though Little publicly apologised today after the Auditor-General found no link between the couple's political donations…
03.24 / 08:14
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March 24 (BusinessDesk) - Defamation proceedings against Labour Party leader Andrew Little by Earl and Lani Hagaman will proceed, with Little publicly apologising today after the Auditor-General found no link between a donation made by the couple and…
03.24 / 08:14
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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; Comvita up, Genesis gains on gentailer yield, Tegel hurt by chicken…
03.24 / 08:14
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