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Bank shares push ASX to 11.5-year high 2019-05-20 03:44:20The Australian sharemarket has roared higher, posting its best day in 15 weeks following the coalition's surprise federal election victory.

Tech scene: Plaak 2019-05-20 03:42:56Plaak utilises its proprietary Phaeton Blockchain technology to function as a secure digital wallet and facilitate instantaneous peer to peer transact

$150m pipeline for Kwinana battery valley 2019-05-20 03:37:13About $150 million of non-lithium projects for the battery industry are in the pipeline for Kwinana, with Magellan Power and Pilbara Metals Group the

Venture to raise $5.7m for iron ore restart 2019-05-20 03:32:02Venture Minerals will undertake a share placement and rights issue, with the funds set to fast-track the restart of its Riley iron ore mine in Tasmani

SCEE wins $30m in new contracts 2019-05-20 02:41:39Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has announced a number of new awards, led by its East Coast-based subsidiary, Heyday.

The only poll that matters is at the 2019-05-20 02:34:55In an election that defied pollsters, it was the old-fashioned tally room at Miss Maud that called the result correctly.

Plibersek not contesting Labor leadership 2019-05-20 01:46:07Tanya Plibersek has announced she will not contest the Labor leadership, despite being backed by Julia Gillard and Bill Shorten, leaving Anthony Alban

Perron buys Westfield centre stake for $575m 2019-05-20 01:43:15Privately-owned Perth company Perron Group has added to its vast property portfolio by purchasing a 50 per cent stake in Sydney's Westfield Burwood s

Edwell to lead power reform taskforce 2019-05-20 00:47:58Horizon Power chair Stephen Edwell has been picked to lead the state government’s Energy Transformation Taskforce, two months after a review int

Botanix lines up exec chair appointment 2019-05-19 22:37:33Botanix Pharmaceuticals has appointed Vince Ippolito as its president in the US, and subject to shareholder approval, he will also assume the role of

French bank buys into Azure Capital 2019-05-10 03:27:48Independent corporate advisory firm Azure Capital has announced two major changes, with French banking group Natixis buying a majority stake while sis

Lamborghini aware of curves, optimistic on WA 2019-05-10 03:20:52Car sales in Western Australia might have been down again in April but there’s a sense of optimism about the Australian luxury vehicle market at

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How a timber mill is using sawdust to New! 2019-05-20 19:28:41A softwood mill in the Snowy Mountains turns waste into wealth with the launch of a $10-million boiler to convert excess sawdust into bioenergy.

Wall Street: Huawei fallout sinks tech sector as New! 2019-05-20 17:37:28Australian shares are expected to drop moderately, following a technology sell-off on Wall Street as more companies stop doing business with Huawei.

'Pave paradise and you lose': Call for a New! 2019-05-20 17:32:04Visitor numbers at one of Australia's most remote tourist destinations are expected to soar once its notoriously rough 4WD track is sealed, prompting

'Born with a football in our hand': Outback New! 2019-05-20 16:49:16For keen rugby league player Owen Whyman, times are tough enough in the Darling River town of Wilcannia without losing the game he looks forward to ea

Would you pay $700 for a hair appointment? New! 2019-05-20 16:00:47Byron Turnbull concedes his prices are "a lot", but high-end salons are part of a growing trend in luxury personal care.

Business loses $1 million, warns banks 'not watching' New! 2019-05-20 15:45:14Australian banks don't cross-check account numbers in electronic fund transfers and a Brisbane couple who lost $1 million are warning other small bus

Can you guess where you sit on Australia's New! 2019-05-20 15:00:39Test how well you know your place on Australia's income ladder — and then find out how your salary compares to your neighbours.

Albanese says policy reset needed, but curbing franking 2019-05-20 07:06:37Anthony Albanese, the first Labor MP to declare his interest in the leadership, has told 7.30's Leigh Sales his party needs to "recalibrate" its me

How former guerilla soldiers traded their guns for 2019-05-20 05:16:40The world's best rafters tame the mighty Tully River in far north Queensland the Colombians fly flag for peace

George Pell contempt of court charges against Ray 2019-05-20 04:25:38Prosecutors have halted contempt of court proceedings against broadcaster Ray Hadley and the editor of the Herald Sun newspaper in relation to the con

Blue Sky enters receivership amid debts and class 2019-05-20 02:34:42Former market darling Blue Sky Alternative Investments falls into receivership, appoints administrators and get suspended from trading on the ASX foll

Labor in damage control in Queensland with just 2019-05-20 00:39:24Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is vowing to turn back the tide as Labor assesses the damage in its former heartland, and MPs blame their government's

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Inside North Adelaide’s most expensive apartment New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27An opulent North Adelaide apartment with sweeping city views and a concierge reception is expected to fetch upwards of $13,000 per square metre when i

The Case for Active Management in Bond Portfolios New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27David Braun, Managing Director of PIMCO, explains the flaws of bond indexes, and how to exploit them to boost returns.

China, US bicker amid trade stoush New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27China has accused the US of harbouring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as US actio

Last minute finance puts buyers in hot seat New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27A YOUNG couple who managed to secure finance the day before a Geelong West auction have surprised themselves by walking away with the keys to their dr

Swift buyer bounceback off election result New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27Buyer reaction has been swift to the Federal Election result in the Sunshine State, as certainty returns to Queensland.

Hospital rakes in $7m in parking fees New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27The new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is cashing in on patients and their families with its hefty parking fees.

World loses it over cops’ photo fail New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27Police who released a picture hoping to find a suspect have instead found themselves at the centre of a viral photo fail.

$11m Bronte house sells for more a year New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27The Bronte house that sold for $11m exactly a year ago has just sold again for even more money— more than $11.5m. And the deal was done in just

Renovated character in the east New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27Stroll to The Avenues Shopping Centre, The Parade, or even the CBD itself from this modernised city-fringe family home.

CommSec: Market Close 20 May 19- Aussie market New! 2019-05-20 19:59:27The Australian sharemarket rose by 1.74%, improved for a fourth day and hit a fresh 11.5 year high. The surprise Coalition victory provided a boost as

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'Catastrophic': 173 companies urge end to trade war New! 2019-05-20 15:28:29Nike , Adidas and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his "catastrophic" tariffs on shoes made in China.

Canva's value soars to $3.6 billion after big 2019-05-20 11:00:00Design platform Canva has closed a $US70 million round giving the Australian startup a valuation of $US2.5 billion ($3.6 billion).

How Shorten's misfiring media strategy played straight into 2019-05-20 10:01:00Bill Shorten's strategy to bypass conservative media during the election campaign always looked risky - and it ultimately failed. But not because of

From backyard to global – kindness powered by 2019-05-20 10:00:00Orange Sky’s technology vision is not just a brave new world, but a kinder one, too.

China's provocative currency move is nudging another flashpoint 2019-05-20 10:00:00China's currency has been depreciating this month, bringing to the verge of a psychological threshold that could provoke an angry response from the U

'Probably a bump': Share surge months in the 2019-05-20 10:00:00Australia’s stock market soaring to an 11-year high on Monday was in part due to falling bond yields,  says one prominent fund manager

Australian Gen Zs keener to own homes and 2019-05-20 10:00:00A new study has found Australia's younger generations are increasingly wary of government and pessimistic about their economic futures.

Paid in five days? Governments focus on fast-tracking 2019-05-20 10:00:00Government invoices look set to be paid faster: will it improve payments in the private sector?

Shock Coalition win set to boost housing sentiment 2019-05-20 07:15:43The Coalition's shock election victor has sparked predictions the housing market slide is closer to finding its bottom, boosting housing-related stoc

Morrison's shock election victory delivers $33b sharemarket bonanza 2019-05-20 04:22:18It was the second largest post-election gain in Australia's sharemarket since 1993, after the Coalition's win wiped out fears that a Labor governmen

Foxtel scrambles to keep subscribers after Game of 2019-05-20 04:03:49Fresh from receiving a $300 million bailout from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, Foxtel is desperately trying to retain subscribers post-Game of Thrones.

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Sparks fly as Co-op Energy&#8206; weighs sale New! 2019-05-20 13:27:00The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a gro

Ford axing 7,000 jobs including hundreds in UK 2019-05-20 11:04:00Car giant Ford has announced that it is cutting 7,000 white collar jobs worldwide, with up to 550 in the UK expected to be among the positions axed.

Catholic diocese among those named for late pay 2019-05-20 09:47:00The Roman Catholic diocese of Westminster is among 47 employers named and shamed for missing the deadline to report their gender pay gap.

Former Comet owner eyes Majestic deal 2019-05-20 08:09:00The controversial former owner of the Comet retail chain is among a pack of investors circling Majestic Wines' store network as it seeks to become an

Jaguar Land Rover posts record &#163;3.6bn annual loss 2019-05-20 06:41:00Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported a record annual loss of £3.6bn as sales remain weak in its core growth market, China.

'Clean up or clear out' - Climate activists 2019-05-20 05:34:00Climate activists have blocked the entrance to BP's headquarters in central London and demanded that the firm halt all new oil and gas exploration..

Post Office 'past tipping point' with 2,500 potential 2019-05-20 03:59:00The Post Office network is at "tipping point" and 2,500 branches could close in a year, the subpostmasters' federation has warned.

What happens to my Huawei smartphone now? 2019-05-20 03:46:00Huawei smartphone and tablet owners are being left in a difficult position following US sanctions banning American companies from providing any techno

Ryanair profits slump 29% due to fare and 2019-05-20 01:20:00Ryanair has reported a 29% dip in annual profits to just over €1bn (£890m) as weaker fares and higher costs weighed on its bottom line.

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android 2019-05-19 19:41:00Google is set to revoke Huawei's access to its Android mobile operating system, dealing the Chinese company a major blow in accordance with US sancti

US-China trade talks end without deal after tariff 2019-05-10 14:20:00Trade talks between the United States and China ended on Friday without a deal.

Doubt over Port Talbot steelworks as joint venture 2019-05-10 07:23:00Tata Steel says it is business as usual for its Port Talbot steelworks but "all options" are on the table for its European business after a key merg

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