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OPEC meeting puts oil at the crossroads with another production cut the likely direction

Faced with the prospect of a crippling drop in oil prices, big producers are likely to vote to extend production cuts.... read more

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 News7 hours ago
Hundreds of Topshop/Topman jobs at risk

FAST fashion retailer Topshop/Topman, with annual sales of approximately $90 million, has been placed into voluntary administration due to rising debt levels.... read more

 News9 hours ago
Could Blockchain improve PNG's low rate of financial inclusion?

Papua New Guinea's central bank and the Australian Government are investigating how a new technology could help impoverished PNG villagers engage with banking, finance and the broader economy.... read more

 ABC10 hours ago
$50m private hospital and 500 jobs planned for Orange

Plans are unveiled for a $50 million private medical precinct in Orange, which would employ up to 500 people.... read more

 ABC11 hours ago
Moody's cuts China's credit rating, Australia feels fallout

China's credit rating is cut one notch by Moody's due to the rising debt needed to keep the economy growing.... read more

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 News12 hours ago
Chinese car maker Geely to buy Lotus

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BoQ chief disputes credit rating downgrade

Bank of Queensland CEO John Sutton objects to Standard & Poor's downgrading his bank's credit rating.... read more

 ABC12 hours ago
Fall in construction work may dent economy

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NZ shares rise, led by Arvida

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Troubled Sirtex appoints new CEO

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NZ dollar slips on China downgrade

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Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure faces board push

Pressure is ramping up on Ardent Leisure, which appears to be mounting a rear-guard action to avoid two activist investors gaining seats on its board.... read more

 ABC14 hours ago
Amazon grocery threat looms

AMAZON may launch its grocery service in Australia sooner than expected, but fresh food delivery remains a “complex” challenge for the e-commerce giant.... read more

 News14 hours ago
Treasury says China can absorb shocks

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SCEE secures $30m in construction projects

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'Truth will prevail' on payments: Walsh

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Sipa defines wide copper zone at Paterson

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Dreamworld considers hotel expansion

The owner of the Gold Coast theme park, Dreamworld, is considering building a hotel and entertainment precinct at the troubled tourist attraction.... read more

 ABC14 hours ago
18yo auctions virginity for $150k

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 News16 hours ago
‘Fake homeless woman’ arrested

DRESSED in activewear and sporting a slogan T-shirt, she looks like a middle class woman going out for a run — but is allegedly posing as a homeless person.... read more

 News16 hours ago
ABC boss demands apology over 'vicious' bombing article

The head of the ABC condemns a "vicious and offensive" online journal article suggesting the Manchester bombing should have taken place at the national broadcaster's Sydney headquarters.... read more

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Govt keeps tabs on household debt

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Second-hand car lender Motor Finance Wizard to repay $11m

Car loan and leasing company Motor Finance Wizard agrees to refund and write-off $11 million in loans and leases due to possible breaches of responsible lending obligations.... read more

 ABC16 hours ago
Nathan Tinkler banned by ASIC over serious failures as director

Newcastle-based coal entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler is banned from managing any companies for almost four years over the failure of 11 companies he ran.... read more

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 News17 hours ago
Cheapest mobile data deal hits market

THE telco price war is heating up with one provider offering customers a whopping 10GB for $36 — believed to be the best data deal on the market.... read more

 News17 hours ago
Most Aussies gamble every week

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 News17 hours ago
American oilfield activity confounds OPEC

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Chamonix launches health record app

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Tinkler banned from managing companies

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AFT Pharmaceuticals revenue up 8%

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Aust dollar lower after China downgrade

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Craft beer pioneer warns of danger signs in Australian market

The billionaire founder of one of the world's biggest craft breweries warns Australia not to follow some of the US industry's costly mistakes.... read more

 ABC17 hours ago
Trump administration stands by budget despite 'egregious accounting error'

President Donald Trump's first budget plans to balance the US budget within a decade, but a former US Treasury Secretary says it contains egregious accounting errors.... read more

 ABC18 hours ago
Price war as cheap phone deals hit market

MOBILE phone users here’s some good news for you — there are more red-hot phone offers on the way that will save you some serious cash.... read more

 News18 hours ago
Economy could slow in 2018: Westpac

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Philippines joins in on gambling crackdown

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Sigma shares plunge on legal wrangle

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Young, cautious investors on the rise

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China's favoured trade deal in focus

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What do the APEC acronyms mean?

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 News18 hours ago
Save big bucks by haggling

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 News19 hours ago
Surfstitch shares in halt for class action

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 News19 hours ago
Supermarket delivery killing trade for businesses in regional Qld towns

Businesses in small towns across the Bowen Basin say their bottom line is being hit by online delivery by supermarket giants.... read more

 ABC19 hours ago
Dreamworld may be broken up and sold

DREAMWORLD’S owner says it is considering its options for “unlocking the value” of its Gold Coast real estate in light of last year’s ride tragedy.... read more

 News19 hours ago
Programmed swings to annual profit

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 News20 hours ago
Ardent eyes Dreamworld 'real estate' value

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Wall St edges higher as Trump budget meets expectations

The details of President Donald Trump's first budget come in largely as expected but overall gains on Wall Street are limited by weakness among consumer-focused stocks.... read more

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