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Canberra Times
Everyone wants to be a startup not a small businessAlexia Ruscone and Sophie Toohey, co-founders of Good Day Girl, say they've mov
Everyone wants to be a startup not a small business
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Alexia Ruscone and Sophie Toohey, co-founders of Good Day Girl, say they've moved past the startup phase. Photo: Supplied The 2015 budget became known as the small business budget thanks to the small business instant asset write off and tax cuts but... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Confidence in business down due to government's 'inactivity'Treasurer Curtis Pitt has often referred to the NAB survey which had Queensland
Confidence in business down due to government's 'inactivity'
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Treasurer Curtis Pitt has often referred to the NAB survey which had Queensland "outperforming" the rest of the country for 6 months. Photo: Amy Remeikis Queensland businesses expect the economy to get weaker over the next year, with the latest... Read more
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Perth Now
How about a free $800 monthly?How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has
How about a free $800 monthly?
Perth Now / Posted 7 hours ago
How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How about a free $800 monthly?How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has
How about a free $800 monthly?
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 hours ago
How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How about a free $800 monthly? | Daily Telegraph Should Australia seriously consider a universal basic incom
How about a free $800 monthly?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
| Daily Telegraph Should Australia seriously consider a universal basic income? Switzerland: Basic Income 'Robot' causes a commotion in Davos00:55:40 A stunt by campaign group ?Robots for Basic Income? caused a stir... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How about a free $800 monthly?How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has
How about a free $800 monthly?
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
How do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Cutting expenditure costs to save moneyAUSTRALIANS plan to save nearly $10,000 apiece this year – and cut their regula
Cutting expenditure costs to save money
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
AUSTRALIANS plan to save nearly $10,000 apiece this year – and cut their regular spending to do so. And in good news for the travel industry – but not necessarily the rest of the economy – nearly half the population will save that money for a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Inner west schools facing enrolment crisisSeveral inner west schools full by 2018, department says | DailyTelegraph Sear
Inner west schools facing enrolment crisis
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
Several inner west schools full by 2018, department says | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Rozelle Public School is one of several inner west schools that is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New home sales rebound in DecHIA-ACI survey finds 6% jump in volumes, ending three months of decline, as mul
New home sales rebound in Dec
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
HIA-ACI survey finds 6% jump in volumes, ending three months of decline, as multi-unit sales soar. The Housing Industry Association says new home sales bounced back in December following three consecutive months of decline. The latest HIA-ACI New... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elderly parents of children with disabilities turn to crowd fundingElderly Bendigo parents of adult children with disabilities turn to crowd fundi
Elderly parents of children with disabilities turn to crowd funding
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
Elderly Bendigo parents of adult children with disabilities turn to crowd funding Photo: Peter and Noela Foreman at home in Kangaroo Flat in Bendigo with their 56-year-old son Terry (centre) who has an intellectual disability. (ABC Central Victoria:... Read more
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Business Spectator
New home sales rebound in DecThe Housing Industry Association says new home sales bounced back in December f
New home sales rebound in Dec
Business Spectator / Posted 16 hours ago
The Housing Industry Association says new home sales bounced back in December following three consecutive months of decline. The latest HIA-ACI New Home Sales Report found sale volumes jumped 6 per cent in the month, seasonally adjusted, with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Home power bills up 61 per cent despite improved efficiencyHousehold energy prices increase despite drop in usage, Australian Bureau of St
Home power bills up 61 per cent despite improved efficiency
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
Household energy prices increase despite drop in usage, Australian Bureau of Statistics says Photo: Since 2002, energy use per household has decreased by 7 per cent, including the energy generated by home solar panels. (Infinity Solar) Household... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Clarence's great dividing wage crisisNEW wealth distribution figures reveal the widest divide between the Coffs-Clar
Clarence's great dividing wage crisis
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
NEW wealth distribution figures reveal the widest divide between the Coffs-Clarence region's richest and the rest lies in the Korora-Emerald Beach area. The top 1% of earners took in 9.3% of the area's total income in 2012-13, according to new... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobsLion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer pr
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobs
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Lion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer production gets transferred to the mainland from Tasmania. James Boag had a lavish marquee at the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Graham Denholm Beer and dairy... Read more
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WA Today
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobsLion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer pr
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobs
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Lion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer production gets transferred to the mainland from Tasmania. James Boag had a lavish marquee at the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Graham Denholm Beer and dairy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobsLion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer pr
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobs
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Lion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer production gets transferred to the mainland from Tasmania. James Boag had a lavish marquee at the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Graham Denholm Beer and dairy... Read more
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The Age
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobsLion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer pr
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobs
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Lion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer production gets transferred to the mainland from Tasmania. James Boag had a lavish marquee at the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Graham Denholm Beer and dairy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobsLion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer pr
Gone flat. Japanese-owned Lion to cut 39 jobs
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Lion's James Boag brewery will have 39 jobs cut as 20 million litres of beer production gets transferred to the mainland from Tasmania. James Boag had a lavish marquee at the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Photo: Graham Denholm Beer and dairy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's res
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's residential sector is in a crisis due to a long term undersupply. AVJennings is the first housing developer to report its earnings for the first half of this financial year... Read more
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WA Today
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's res
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's residential sector is in a crisis due to a long term undersupply. AVJennings is the first housing developer to report its earnings for the first half of this financial year... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's res
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's residential sector is in a crisis due to a long term undersupply. AVJennings is the first housing developer to report its earnings for the first half of this financial year... Read more
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The Age
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's res
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's residential sector is in a crisis due to a long term undersupply. AVJennings is the first housing developer to report its earnings for the first half of this financial year... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's res
Australia's housing sector is 'in a crisis'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Australia's oldest housing developer AVJennings has said that the country's residential sector is in a crisis due to a long term undersupply. AVJennings is the first housing developer to report its earnings for the first half of this financial year... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
Mining slump puts a dent in rentReal Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop
Mining slump puts a dent in rent
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 2 days ago
Real Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state and territory capitals, were the... Read more
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Business Spectator
Mining slump drags rent growth downRents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slum
Mining slump drags rent growth down
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state and territory capitals, were the same... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Mining slump puts a dent in rentReal Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop
Mining slump puts a dent in rent
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Real Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state and territory capitals, were the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mining slump drags rent growth downMedian rent growth at a standstill across Australia as mining bust weighs. Ren
Mining slump drags rent growth down
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Median rent growth at a standstill across Australia as mining bust weighs. Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents... Read more
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TheBull
Mining slump drags rent growth downRents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slum
Mining slump drags rent growth down
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state and territory capitals, were the same... Read more
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Perth Now
Mining slump drags rent growth down Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop sl
Mining slump drags rent growth down
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mining slump drags rent growth down Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop sl
Mining slump drags rent growth down
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
Rents have risen in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, but not enough to stop slumping markets in Perth and Darwin from slowing growth over the past year to zero. Median rents in January, averaged across the state... Read more
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Real Estate Business
Pipeline of new housing stock remains strongThere were 18,868 building approvals issued in the final month of 2015, accordi
Pipeline of new housing stock remains strong
Real Estate Business / Posted 2 days ago
There were 18,868 building approvals issued in the final month of 2015, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. That was 9.2 per cent higher than the November 2015 result, but 2.5 per cent lower than December... Read more
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Canberra Times
Page incomes the closest to the Australian medianBelconnen Community Men's Shed manager, Gordon Cooper with members as residents
Page incomes the closest to the Australian median
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Belconnen Community Men's Shed manager, Gordon Cooper with members as residents in Page earn the closest to the national median income in the ACT. Photo: Elesa Kurtz The figures on Page residents' payslips are the closest in the ACT to the median... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Workers needed to answer the callMichayla Jasinski, 20, is a receptionist with Queensland X Ray. Picture: Tim Ma
Workers needed to answer the call
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Michayla Jasinski, 20, is a receptionist with Queensland X Ray. Picture: Tim Marsden ADMINISTRATION workers will be in greatest demand for the rest of this decade because employers have realised how integral they are to the day-to-day running of a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Car industry’s rubbery sales figuresOut they go ... the industry claimed last year was a record for car sales, but
Car industry’s rubbery sales figures
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Out they go ... the industry claimed last year was a record for car sales, but how many made it to customer driveways? Picture: Supplied. AUSTRALIANS may not have bought a record number of new cars last year after all — and the sales push has left... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mixed Christmas result for retailersAustralian retailers achieved mixed sales results in December — a critical mont
Mixed Christmas result for retailers
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Australian retailers achieved mixed sales results in December — a critical month for the sector. Picture: Thinkstock. SOUTH Australia’s retail sector had a reasonable festive trading period as December turnover rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2 per... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Federal Opposition promises to chip in for Melbourne Metro Rail ProjectMelbourne Metro Rail Project: Federal Opposition promises to chip in funds for
Federal Opposition promises to chip in for Melbourne Metro Rail Project
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Melbourne Metro Rail Project: Federal Opposition promises to chip in funds for $11b project The federal Opposition has pledged to make funding for the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail Project its top Victorian infrastructure priority if it wins the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks close flatLocal shares finish volatile week slightly in red as market trades slightly low
Aust stocks close flat
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Local shares finish volatile week slightly in red as market trades slightly lower in final session. The Australian sharemarket ended the week slightly down, as gains in materials stocks largely offset selling in the utilities and consumer... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks close flatThe Australian sharemarket ended the week slightly down, as gains in materials
Aust stocks close flat
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
The Australian sharemarket ended the week slightly down, as gains in materials stocks largely offset selling in the utilities and consumer sectors. At the 4.15pm (AEDT) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 4.2 points, or... Read more
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Perth Now
Xmas sales don't pack enough punch in Dec Retailers were banking on bumper sales last December, but the silly season di
Xmas sales don't pack enough punch in Dec
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
Retailers were banking on bumper sales last December, but the silly season did little to help shoppers splurge. Australian retail spending was flat in December, official figures show, missing economists'... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Xmas sales don't pack enough punch in Dec Retailers were banking on bumper sales last December, but the silly season di
Xmas sales don't pack enough punch in Dec
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Retailers were banking on bumper sales last December, but the silly season did little to help shoppers splurge. Australian retail spending was flat in December, official figures show, missing economists'... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks weaker at noonLocal sharemarket down from yesterday’s sharp gains as consumer stocks weigh.
Aust stocks weaker at noon
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Local sharemarket down from yesterday’s sharp gains as consumer stocks weigh. The Australian sharemarket has dipped further at noon, as it pares some of yesterday’s gains with consumer stocks leading the declines. At 12.05pm (AEDT), the benchmark... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks weaker at noonThe Australian sharemarket has dipped further at noon, as it pares some of yest
Aust stocks weaker at noon
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
The Australian sharemarket has dipped further at noon, as it pares some of yesterday’s gains with consumer stocks leading the declines. At 12.05pm (AEDT), the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 41.5 points, or 0.83 per cent, at 4938.9, while the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Retail spending flat in December Australian retail spending was flat in December, official figures show, missi
Retail spending flat in December
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Australian retail spending was flat in December, official figures show, missing economists' expectations. A one per cent fall in household goods spending offset a 1.1 per cent rise in clothing sales. Total retail... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Join the team for this year’s CensusARE you a good communicator, care about your community, and have strong project
Join the team for this year’s Census
Daily Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
ARE you a good communicator, care about your community, and have strong project and people skills? If you answered yes, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is keen to hear from you. Up to 805 area supervisors are needed for the 2016 Census of... Read more
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Perth Now
Australian market set to open lowerIn Australia, the market on Thursday closed two per cent higher. THE Australia
Australian market set to open lower
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
In Australia, the market on Thursday closed two per cent higher. THE Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world stocks in a chopping trading sessions and as oil pared earlier gains. At 0645 AEDT on Friday, the share... Read more
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Perth Now
Where everyone wants to workA HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university stude
Where everyone wants to work
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
A HIGH salary and prestigious position are not as important to university students as finding a job that offers good training and personal development, according to a new survey. The Top 100 Graduate Employer Rankings list the companies that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australian market set to open lowerShares set to dip after mixed performance on global markets overnight, oil pare
Australian market set to open lower
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Shares set to dip after mixed performance on global markets overnight, oil pares gains. The Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world stocks in a chopping trading sessions and as oil pared earlier gains. At 6.45am... Read more
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TheBull
Australian market set to open lowerThe Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world
Australian market set to open lower
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
The Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world stocks in a chopping trading sessions and as oil pared earlier gains. At 0645 AEDT on Friday, the share price index was down 32 points at 4,901. In local economic news... Read more
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Business Spectator
Australian market set to open lowerThe Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world
Australian market set to open lower
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
The Australian market looks set to open lower after mixed performances in world stocks in a chopping trading sessions and as oil pared earlier gains. At 6.45am (AEDT) on Friday, the share price index was down 32 points at 4,901. In local economic... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australian market set to open lower | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Search
Australian market set to open lower
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
| DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website In Australia, the market on Thursday closed two per cent higher. THE Australian market... Read more
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