News archive from 1 July 2013

Debt pain for business hurts us all

They've come down so far that you can get a variable-rate mortgage in the low 5 per cent range and some lenders have two- or three-year fixed-rate mortgages as low as 4.99 per cent. But it's been more complex for small and medium-sized enterprises...

 

Bonds offer investors quantum of solace

And they're not saying what you might expect. Although markets pride themselves on their free-enterprise spirit, their dirty secret is they can't function without the prop of government debt in the form of bonds. Even when Australia had budget...

 

Boomers know best

Sure, you might argue that he's a baby boomer so he's had it easy. His generation was able to ride the wave of the property boom and now they're sitting pretty while we non-baby boomers struggle to create a foothold for ourselves. The thing is, I...

 

Debt pain for business hurts us all

They've come down so far that you can get a variable-rate mortgage in the low 5 per cent range and some lenders have two- or three-year fixed-rate mortgages as low as 4.99 per cent. But it's been more complex for small and medium-sized enterprises...

 

Bonds offer investors quantum of solace

And they're not saying what you might expect. Although markets pride themselves on their free-enterprise spirit, their dirty secret is they can't function without the prop of government debt in the form of bonds. Even when Australia had budget...

 

Boomers know best

Sure, you might argue that he's a baby boomer so he's had it easy. His generation was able to ride the wave of the property boom and now they're sitting pretty while we non-baby boomers struggle to create a foothold for ourselves. The thing is, I...

 

Debt pain for business hurts us all

They've come down so far that you can get a variable-rate mortgage in the low 5 per cent range and some lenders have two- or three-year fixed-rate mortgages as low as 4.99 per cent. But it's been more complex for small and medium-sized enterprises...

 

Bonds offer investors quantum of solace

And they're not saying what you might expect. Although markets pride themselves on their free-enterprise spirit, their dirty secret is they can't function without the prop of government debt in the form of bonds. Even when Australia had budget...

 

Boomers know best

Sure, you might argue that he's a baby boomer so he's had it easy. His generation was able to ride the wave of the property boom and now they're sitting pretty while we non-baby boomers struggle to create a foothold for ourselves. The thing is, I...

 
Asia-Pacific maritime forum begins in Cairns

Asia-Pacific maritime forum begins in Cairns

The head of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) says a regional forum in far north Queensland this week will help improve shipping safety and pollution control measures.In Cairns from today, AMSA will host a meeting of more than 20...

ABC News, 09:42 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set for steady start

9:46am: Kevin Rudd has named his team this morning. If you're interested in known how he handled the exodus of experience, click here for the full list. Last-minute Rudd backer Bill Shorten has been rewarded in the new look ministry, adding school...

 
Arrests over journalist's disappearance in French Polynesia

Arrests over journalist's disappearance in French Polynesia

Two men in French Polynesia have been charged with murder in relation to former journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud who went missing in 1997.Jean-Pascal Couraud, also known as JPK, worked as one of President Gaston Flosse's main opponents at the time, but...

ABC News, 09:53 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set for steady start

9:46am: Kevin Rudd has named his team this morning. If you're interested in known how he handled the exodus of experience, click here for the full list. Last-minute Rudd backer Bill Shorten has been rewarded in the new look ministry, adding school...

 

Markets Live: ASX set for steady start

9:46am: Kevin Rudd has named his team this morning. If you're interested in known how he handled the exodus of experience, click here for the full list. Last-minute Rudd backer Bill Shorten has been rewarded in the new look ministry, adding school...

TheAge, 09:57 in Business
 
Remote food costs soar as wages and freight spiral

Remote food costs soar as wages and freight spiral

The owner of some of WA's most isolated community stores says residents are paying as much as $4.50 for a litre of milk as freight and wage costs spiral.Peter Grundy's company Remote CMS manages Aboriginal community shops across the Pilbara and...

ABC News, 10:00 in Business
 
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