News archive from 2 May 2013

Facebook's mobile business boosts first quarter

Facebook's advertising revenue growth, which slowed sharply last year, has regained some momentum. Photo: Reuters Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business continued to expand in the first three months of the year, but the social network's rising...

TheAge, 09:00 in Business
 

Facebook's mobile business boosts first quarter

Facebook's advertising revenue growth, which slowed sharply last year, has regained some momentum. Photo: Reuters Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business continued to expand in the first three months of the year, but the social network's rising...

 

GrainCorp takeover edges closer

The takeover deal will now be subjected to conditions including a minimum of 50.1 per cent  acceptance by shareholders, and regulatory approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board and China's commerce ministry. GrainCorp, Australia’s largest...

 

Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

The federal government has confirmed plans to increase the Medicare levy by half a percentage point, which will cost the average household at least $350 a year. The levy is to part-fund the proposed national disability insurance scheme. The estimated...

 
Report reveals Qld's most dangerous industries

Report reveals Qld's most dangerous industries

The construction and agricultural sectors have been identified as among the most dangerous industries in Queensland in an audit of workplace deaths.A report by Workplace Health and Safety found between January and June 2012 there were 19 fatalities...

ABC News, 09:14 in Business
 

Roxy Jacenko's spin

The controversy has knocked some of the shine from one of Sydney's most omnipresent PR performers. But Jacenko is undaunted, with a starring role from tonight on the Nine Network's Celebrity Apprentice set to send her stocks soaring. The tale of...

 

Sneaking an extra charge on power bill

HOUSEHOLDERS will pay between $52 and $84 extra on their electricity bill next year because of a sneaky special allowance the independent pricing regulator says is necessary to ensure competition in the power market. The new charge will wipe out most...

 
Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

Myer has warned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy will hurt sales at its stores, since it will affect its direct customer base. The federal government has confirmed plans to increase the Medicare levy by half a percentage point, which will...

 

GrainCorp takeover edges closer

The takeover deal will now be subjected to conditions including a minimum of 50.1 per cent  acceptance by shareholders, and regulatory approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board and China's commerce ministry. GrainCorp, Australia’s largest...

 
Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

Myer has warned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy will hurt sales at its stores, since it will affect its direct customer base. The federal government has confirmed plans to increase the Medicare levy by half a percentage point, which will...

 

Roxy Jacenko's spin

The controversy has knocked some of the shine from one of Sydney's most omnipresent PR performers. But Jacenko is undaunted, with a starring role from tonight on the Nine Network's Celebrity Apprentice set to send her stocks soaring. The tale of...

 

Myer predicts hit from rise to health levy

Warning: Bernie Brooks. Photo: Matthew Piper Myer has warned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy will hurt sales at its stores, since it will affect its direct customer base. The federal government has confirmed plans to increase the Medicare...

TheAge, 09:21 in Business
 
Telstra shares hits $5 as 4G spreads

Telstra shares hits $5 as 4G spreads

TELSTRA shares hit their highest point in eight years as the telco revealed it has now signed more than two million 4G subscribers. The telco revealed it had signed more than 600,000 new 4G subscribers in the first three months of the year, as it...

 
Claims that anti-natural gas lobby threatens investment in Australia

Claims that anti-natural gas lobby threatens investment in Australia

A SMALL group of anti-development activists were threatening thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of investment in Australia by the natural gas industry, according to BG Group Australia chairman Catherine Tanna. In an address in Brisbane Ms Tanna...

 
High dollar grinds down Victorian manufacturing industry

High dollar grinds down Victorian manufacturing industry

VICTORIAN manufacturers are facing the toughest conditions in more than a decade as a high Australian dollar continues to grind on the state's second largest economic contributor. The performance of Victorian manufacturers in April fell to its lowest...

 
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