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The Age
Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down undersearching for a job on Seek and ordering a Domino's pizza to checking Qantas tr
The Age / Posted 19 minutes ago
searching for a job on Seek and ordering a Domino's pizza to checking Qantas travel details or bank account balances with Westpac or NAB. She can also control Wi-Fi-enabled smart home devices from the likes of Belkin WeMo and Philips... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down undersearching for a job on Seek and ordering a Domino's pizza to checking Qantas tr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 minutes ago
searching for a job on Seek and ordering a Domino's pizza to checking Qantas travel details or bank account balances with Westpac or NAB. She can also control Wi-Fi-enabled smart home devices from the likes of Belkin WeMo and Philips... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Smart speaker can make ‘cricket sledges’Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with sev
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 28 minutes ago
Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with several Australian firms, including Qantas and Westpac, to deliver information, he said, and would allow users to order pizzas from Domino’s and rides from Uber using voice... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Smart speaker can make ‘cricket sledges’Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with sev
Adelaide Now / Posted 30 minutes ago
Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with several Australian firms, including Qantas and Westpac, to deliver information, he said, and would allow users to order pizzas from Domino’s and rides from Uber using voice... Read more
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News.com.au
Smart speaker can make ‘cricket sledges’Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with sev
News.com.au / Posted 57 minutes ago
Matilda, and name a favourite footy player. Amazon had also partnered with several Australian firms, including Qantas and Westpac, to deliver information, he said, and would allow users to order pizzas from Domino’s and rides from Uber using voice... Read more
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8h
Canberra Times
ASX sags under mining sector weightto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 percent in January from December when it... Read more
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9h
The Age
Education: Teacher quality about more than top marks wherewithal every four years. When we become a republic, we can celebrate a ne
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
wherewithal every four years. When we become a republic, we can celebrate a new day. Breda Hertaeg, Beaumaris Elsewhere Westpac states it is committed to "competitive" rates, as of course, are the other three. I assume the competition is to see... Read more
10h
News.com.au
Migrants become surf life savers to help guide their communitiesand Russia, in the pool at Immanuel College. Swimmers Caught in Rip Hoisted to
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
and Russia, in the pool at Immanuel College. Swimmers Caught in Rip Hoisted to Safety by Rescue Helicopter. Credit - Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service Queensland via Storyful1:55 A pair of swimmers swept out to the sea by a rip... Read more
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11h
Scoop.co.nz
Sale of Paymark Limited to Ingenico Groupsell the company to Ingenico Group (www.ingenico.com) for NZ$190 million.The sh
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 hours ago
sell the company to Ingenico Group (www.ingenico.com) for NZ$190 million.The shareholders of Paymark are ANZ, ASB, BNZ and Westpac who each own 25% of the shares in Paymark. Paymark is a specialist electronic transaction processing company based in... Read more
12h
WA Today
ASX sags under mining sector weightto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 percent in January from December when it... Read more
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13h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Consumer confidence jump unlikely to spark spending spree: Westpac Photo: Consumers are more confident, but Westpac believes they are u
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
: Westpac Photo: Consumers are more confident, but Westpac believes they are unlikely to spend big this year. (ABC South East: Kate Hill) Consumers are feeling more confident this January,... Read more
13h
NZCity
Consumer confidence lifts Aussie vs kiwiconsumers were increasingly optimistic, soothing concerns a slowdown in spendin
NZCity / Posted 13 hours ago
consumers were increasingly optimistic, soothing concerns a slowdown in spending could weigh on the economy this year. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose 1.8 per cent to 105.1 in January, its highest level since late... Read more
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13h
TheBull
Mining selldown drags Aust shares into redper cent lower at $5.29. The big four banks were lower at the close: ANZ down
TheBull / Posted 13 hours ago
per cent lower at $5.29. The big four banks were lower at the close: ANZ down 0.3 per cent and National Australia Bank, Westpac and Commonwealth Bank all 0.6 per cent lower. The Australian dollar had a brief gain after the release of ABS data... Read more
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13h
TheBull
First home buyers hit 5-year highThe Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey of consumer sentiment rose by 1.8 per ce
TheBull / Posted 13 hours ago
The Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey of consumer sentiment rose by 1.8 per cent in January ? a 4-year high. 17.01.2018 04:03 PM First home buyers return; Record building work Consumer confidence, Housing finance, Building activity Consumer... Read more
13h
Business Insider Australia
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIDE AGAIN: Here's what you need to know($A698.29 million), according to analysis by KPMG. 5. Consumer sentiment is at
Business Insider Australia / Posted 13 hours ago
($A698.29 million), according to analysis by KPMG. 5. Consumer sentiment is at its highest level in 4 years. The latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment report released. 6. 6 charts that reveal fund managers are loving stocks. The... Read more
14h
The Age
ASX sags under mining sector weightto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 percent in January from December when it... Read more
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14h
Sydney Morning Herald
ASX sags under mining sector weightto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 percent in January from December when it... Read more
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14h
Business Insider Australia
Westpac thinks Australia's golden run of jobs growth is about to enda mammoth 61,000 gain in November. It’s the second-longest streak on record, b
Business Insider Australia / Posted 14 hours ago
a mammoth 61,000 gain in November. It’s the second-longest streak on record, but it’s about to end. That’s the view of Westpac’s economics team who are one of just two forecasters who predict employment declined in December. “In the year to... Read more
15h
News.com.au
Consumer confidence lifts Aussie vs kiwiconsumers were increasingly optimistic, soothing concerns a slowdown in spendin
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
consumers were increasingly optimistic, soothing concerns a slowdown in spending could weigh on the economy this year. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose 1.8 per cent to 105.1 in January, its highest level since late... Read more
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15h
Northern Daily Leader
Quirindi Jockey Club tips its hat to Akubra over Cup sponsorshipa showcase meeting,” Wilkinson said. “The most prizemoney we’ve ever had [$285
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 hours ago
a showcase meeting,” Wilkinson said. “The most prizemoney we’ve ever had [$285,000] and also a fundraiser for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.” The 2018 Akubra Quirindi Cup meeting also has a preview on February 15, when a Calcutta... Read more
16h
Canberra Times
8@eight: ASX set to follow Wall Street lowernothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
nothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. So, in theory Aussie data in the form of Westpac consumer confidence, home loans and investment lending shouldn't influence too greatly and the AUD/USD, which has... Read more
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16h
Canberra Times
Home loan values lift 2.3 per cent in November as consumer confidence returnsdwelling' index climbed 6.1 per cent to 106.7, the highest reading since Septem
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
dwelling' index climbed 6.1 per cent to 106.7, the highest reading since September according to the Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people. The index was up 7.9 per cent on January last year at 105.1, meaning optimists now... Read more
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17h
Northern Daily Leader
Tamworth celebratesEngland in 1824, the Australian Agricultural Company is the oldest in Australia
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 hours ago
England in 1824, the Australian Agricultural Company is the oldest in Australia still trading under its original name, with Westpac (previously Bank of NSW) being the only older company (1817). With its northern Australian land holdings now... Read more
17h
TheBull
Aust shares lower at lunchexpectations and copper production came in at the top of forecasts. The top fo
TheBull / Posted 17 hours ago
expectations and copper production came in at the top of forecasts. The top four lenders, ANZ, National Australia Bank, Westpac and Commonwealth Bank were trading between 0.5 per cent and 0.9 per cent lower at lunch, while shares in the... Read more
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17h
WA Today
Home loan values lift 2.3 per cent in November as consumer confidence returnsto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
WA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people published earlier on Wednesday said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 per cent in... Read more
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18h
The Age
Home loan values lift 2.3 per cent in November as consumer confidence returnsto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
The Age / Posted 18 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people published earlier on Wednesday said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 per cent in... Read more
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18h
Sydney Morning Herald
Home loan values lift 2.3 per cent in November as consumer confidence returnsto recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long perio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence. A Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank survey of 1,200 people published earlier on Wednesday said its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.8 per cent in... Read more
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19h
Business Insider Australia
Australian consumer sentiment is at its highest level in over 4 yearsdoubt remaining that Australians are feeling more confident about themselves, i
Business Insider Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
doubt remaining that Australians are feeling more confident about themselves, it has surely been put to bed by the latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment report released today. Confidence levels jumped again. The headline Consumer... Read more
21h
TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.auchanged, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. However, given th
TheBull / Posted 21 hours ago
changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. However, given the backdrop, Aussie data in the form of Westpac consumer confidence, home loans and investment lending shouldn’t influence too greatly and the AUD/USD, which has... Read more
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21h
Business Insider Australia
The Australian dollar is hanging tough despite weaker commodity priceslift in the US dollar after days of relentless selling pressure. However, as n
Business Insider Australia / Posted 21 hours ago
lift in the US dollar after days of relentless selling pressure. However, as noted by Elliot Clarke and Tim Riddell of Westpac, that move was largely due to weakness in other major currencies, rather than US dollar strength. “Data releases... Read more
22h
WA Today
ASX set to follow Wall Street lowernothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
nothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. So, in theory Aussie data in the form of Westpac consumer confidence, home loans and investment lending shouldn't influence too greatly and the AUD/USD, which has... Read more
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23h
Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to follow Wall Street lowernothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
nothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. So, in theory Aussie data in the form of Westpac consumer confidence, home loans and investment lending shouldn't influence too greatly and the AUD/USD, which has... Read more
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23h
The Age
8@eight: ASX set to follow Wall Street lowernothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
nothing has really changed, so we have to believe that pullbacks will be sought. So, in theory Aussie data in the form of Westpac consumer confidence, home loans and investment lending shouldn't influence too greatly and the AUD/USD, which has... Read more
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Canberra Times
Miners, banks pull ASX into the red while Bellamy's soarsfell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
fell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with CBA losing 0.7 per cent at $80.58 and Westpac down 0.8 per cent at $30.82. Fitch Ratings warned that Australia's major banks are facing a tougher grind in the year... Read more
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Canberra Times
Markets Live: Bellamy's surges in weak ASXfell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
fell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with CBA losing 0.7 per cent at $80.58 and Westpac down 0.8 per cent at $30.82. Fitch Ratings warned that Australia's major banks are facing a tougher grind in the... Read more
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WA Today
Banks cut savings interest rates over holiday seasoncustomers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Com
WA Today / Posted yesterday
customers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac have all sliced some of the rates paid on their online savings accounts during January, following a cut from ANZ Bank... Read more
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WA Today
Miners, banks pull ASX into the red while Bellamy's soarsfell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with
WA Today / Posted yesterday
fell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with CBA losing 0.7 per cent at $80.58 and Westpac down 0.8 per cent at $30.82. Fitch Ratings warned that Australia's major banks are facing a tougher grind in the year... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Banks cut savings interest rates over holiday seasoncustomers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Com
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
customers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac have all sliced some of the rates paid on their online savings accounts during January, following a cut from ANZ Bank... Read more
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The Age
Banks cut savings interest rates over holiday seasoncustomers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Com
The Age / Posted yesterday
customers now earning less than 1 per cent on their cash held in the bank. Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac have all sliced some of the rates paid on their online savings accounts during January, following a cut from ANZ Bank... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2018 Dairy Industry Award activity heats upevents are promoted, as well as on the website.”The New Zealand Dairy Industry
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
events are promoted, as well as on the website.”The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are supported by national sponsors Westpac, DairyNZ, DeLaval, Ecolab, Federated Farmers, Fonterra Farm Source, Honda Motorcycles, LIC, Meridian Energy, and... Read more
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TheBull
Aust shares sink as $A aims at 80 US centsSantos and Woodside Petroleum between 2.2 per cent and 2.6 per cent lower. The
TheBull / Posted yesterday
Santos and Woodside Petroleum between 2.2 per cent and 2.6 per cent lower. The big four banks all closed lower, with Westpac down 0.8 per cent lower, ANZ and Commonwealth Bank 0.7 per cent down and National Australia Bank falling 0.4 per... Read more
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TheBull
Confident consumersthe importance of the economic data? • The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of con
TheBull / Posted yesterday
the importance of the economic data? • The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer confidence closely tracks the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes... Read more
1d
Business Insider Australia
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIP: Here's what you need to knowbanks leading the drop. BHP fell 0.7% to $31.66 and energy producer Woodside P
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
banks leading the drop. BHP fell 0.7% to $31.66 and energy producer Woodside Petroleum 1.9% to $33.82. Among financials, Westpac fell 0.8% to $30.82 and the Commonwealth 0.7% to $80.58. Top stories: 4. Rio Tinto just had a record iron ore... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Miners, banks pull ASX into the red while Bellamy's soarsfell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
fell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with CBA losing 0.7 per cent at $80.58 and Westpac down 0.8 per cent at $30.82. Fitch Ratings warned that Australia's major banks are facing a tougher grind in the year... Read more
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The Age
Miners, banks pull ASX into the red while Bellamy's soarsfell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with
The Age / Posted yesterday
fell 1.9 per cent to $33.82. Banks were also on the backfoot on Tuesday, with CBA losing 0.7 per cent at $80.58 and Westpac down 0.8 per cent at $30.82. Fitch Ratings warned that Australia's major banks are facing a tougher grind in the year... Read more
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TheBull
Aust shares fall, no clear US guidance0.14 per cent to $29.51, while Commonwealth Bank fell 0.33 per cent to $80.90,
TheBull / Posted yesterday
0.14 per cent to $29.51, while Commonwealth Bank fell 0.33 per cent to $80.90, ANZ was 0.07 per cent weaker at $28.63 and Westpac dropped 0.03 per cent to $31.07. But, shares in baby food maker Bellamy's Australia surged 25.1 per cent to $13.71... Read more
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2d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sydney To Hobart yacht sinks, another runs aground off Tasmanian coaston the western side of Cape Raoul. The Coral Discoverer was at anchor in nearb
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
on the western side of Cape Raoul. The Coral Discoverer was at anchor in nearby Port Arthur and responded, with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania joining the effort soon after. Transport boats from the Coral Discoverer were launched,... Read more
2d
Northern Daily Leader
Three injured in single-car crash in GunnedahUPDATE: An Ambulance NSW spokesperson confirmed that the Westpac Rescue Helicop
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE: An Ambulance NSW spokesperson confirmed that the Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported one of the three injured to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. The spokesperson said the 16-year-old male driver was ejected from the vehicle. The other... Read more
2d
Motley Fool
One of the Big Four banks is tipped to double its share buyback in 2018contributor Brendon Lau owns shares of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Li
Motley Fool / Posted 2 days ago
contributor Brendon Lau owns shares of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited, National Australia Bank Limited, and Westpac Banking. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same... Read more
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TheBull
Mining gains drive Aust shares higherwere mixed with ANZ and Commonwealth Bank up 0.5 per cent and 0.4 per cent resp
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
were mixed with ANZ and Commonwealth Bank up 0.5 per cent and 0.4 per cent respectively, while National Australia Bank and Westpac were down 0.2 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively. Vocus shares rose three cents to $3.24 after the telco divided... Read more
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