News archive from 1 October 2013

Bordertown Meatworks expansion means housing squeeze

Bordertown Meatworks expansion means housing squeeze

Tatiara District Council in the upper south-east of South Australia says an expansion of the region's biggest producer has led to a housing shortage.JBS Australia has plans for a second shift at the Bordertown Meatworks, taking on an extra 180...

ABC News, 09:52 in Business
 
MyState looks to major building projects to underpin economic recovery

MyState looks to major building projects to underpin economic recovery

Tasmania's largest financial institution is pinning its hopes on major building projects to drive the state's economic recovery.In a briefing note published yesterday, MyState says Tasmania's economy has been lagging behind the nation with high...

ABC News, 10:03 in Business
 
Zamboanga struggling to return to normality

Zamboanga struggling to return to normality

The Philippines military has declared the battle against Islamist separatist guerrillas in the city of Zamboanga over, but the fight to bring the region back to a state of normality continues.The military handed over control of the trading port city...

ABC News, 10:03 in Business
 
RP Data-Rismark capital city house price index climbs by 1.6 per cent to hit a record high in September

RP Data-Rismark capital city house price index climbs by 1.6 per cent to hit a record high in September

A jump in house prices in Sydney and Melbourne over the past month has pushed the average value of homes in Australia's capital cities to a record high.The latest house monthly house price index from real estate industry firms RP Data and Rismark show...

ABC News, 10:48 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX pulls back

10:59am: Seven senior employees in Elders' live cattle trading division have resigned as the agribusiness investigates discrepancies surrounding livestock values. Among those who have resigned is the general manager of the company's cattle export...

 

Markets Live: ASX pulls back

10:59am: Seven senior employees in Elders' live cattle trading division have resigned as the agribusiness investigates discrepancies surrounding livestock values. Among those who have resigned is the general manager of the company's cattle export...

 

Markets Live: ASX pulls back

10:59am: Seven senior employees in Elders' live cattle trading division have resigned as the agribusiness investigates discrepancies surrounding livestock values. Among those who have resigned is the general manager of the company's cattle export...

TheAge, 11:12 in Business
 

Is the pole dancing craze over?

“It (the pole dancing craze) is growing and evolving and there is certainly no end in sight,” says Sophia Buckley, marketing manager of Pole Divas dance studios in Victoria. “The statistic I quote (from United Pole Artists in the US) is a pole...

 

Is the pole dancing craze over?

“It (the pole dancing craze) is growing and evolving and there is certainly no end in sight,” says Sophia Buckley, marketing manager of Pole Divas dance studios in Victoria. “The statistic I quote (from United Pole Artists in the US) is a pole...

 

Investing in the face of a US shutdown

"Pressure grew on Republicans to accept an increase in the nation's debt ceiling yesterday when a major Wall Street rating firm threatened to downgrade US government securities," read one article. "We need to know what options are...

 

Investing in the face of a US shutdown

"Pressure grew on Republicans to accept an increase in the nation's debt ceiling yesterday when a major Wall Street rating firm threatened to downgrade US government securities," read one article. "We need to know what options are...

 

Fairfax Media to cut journalist jobs

In the last year, Fairfax shares have picked up off a record low of 35 cents, jumping 32.10 per cent to 67.5 cents. However the company's share price is well off its record high of $5.7229. A further 20 redundancies will be offered across Fairfax's...

 

Boart signals earnings will continue to fall

In mid-September, rig utilisation fell to 45 per cent from 50 per cent in mid-August and 60 per cent in mid-May. "It will continue to bump along at low to mid-high 40's (per cent) until November and then dip trough year end," one company...

 

Fairfax Media to cut journalist jobs

In the last year, Fairfax shares have picked up off a record low of 35 cents, jumping 32.10 per cent to 67.5 cents. However the company's share price is well off its record high of $5.7229. A further 20 redundancies will be offered across Fairfax's...

 

Boart signals earnings will continue to fall

In mid-September, rig utilisation fell to 45 per cent from 50 per cent in mid-August and 60 per cent in mid-May. "It will continue to bump along at low to mid-high 40's (per cent) until November and then dip trough year end," one company...

 
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