News archive from 3 July 2013

Kmart pledges to stay in Bangladesh despite garment factory collapse

Kmart pledges to stay in Bangladesh despite garment factory collapse

Retail giant Kmart has pledged to keep doing business in Bangladesh despite the recent factory collapse there that killed more than 1,000 garment workers.While Kmart did not source any clothing from the stricken factory, it has been under pressure...

ABC News, 09:00 in Business
 
Global markets fall as uncertainty continues about US Fed's stimulus plans

Global markets fall as uncertainty continues about US Fed's stimulus plans

Early gains on Wall Street overnight faded as investors waited for more clarity on the strength of the US economyUS stocks initially rose after factory orders beat forecasts in May. The New York Federal Reserve president William Dudley said he expects...

ABC News, 09:12 in Business
 
Gold miner Apex Minerals goes into administration

Gold miner Apex Minerals goes into administration

WA's gold mining sector has taken another hit this week with Apex Minerals going into administration, resulting in further job losses. The miner's Wiluna project had a problem with power and was unable to raise the estimated $1 million it needed to...

ABC News, 09:12 in Business
 

Nine set to switch on in all capital cities

Nine Entertainment looks set to have a TV station in all states for the first time in its 57-year history after exercising an option to buy Bruce Gordon's WIN Corp's Perth operations. Nine had acquired the option to buy WIN's Perth and Adelaide...

 

Nine set to switch on in all capital cities

Nine Entertainment looks set to have a TV station in all states for the first time in its 57-year history after exercising an option to buy Bruce Gordon's WIN Corp's Perth operations. Nine had acquired the option to buy WIN's Perth and Adelaide...

 
A day in the life of Young Henry's brewer Richard Adamson

A day in the life of Young Henry's brewer Richard Adamson

IT'S a tough life for some. While some of us sit pecking away at our keyboards and sipping on cups of tea, boutique brewer Richard Adamson is boiling up "mash" and tweaking the flavours of his craft beers. In the third part of our "Day...

 

Nine set to switch on in all capital cities

Nine Entertainment looks set to have a TV station in all states for the first time in its 57-year history after exercising an option to buy Bruce Gordon's WIN Corp's Perth operations. Nine had acquired the option to buy WIN's Perth and Adelaide...

TheAge, 09:29 in Business
 
Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, former Tiffany & Co exec, allegedly stole and resold $1.4 million in jewellery

Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, former Tiffany & Co exec, allegedly stole and resold $1.4 million in jewellery

A FORMER executive with Tiffany & Co stole diamond and other jewellery from the company's Manhattan headquarters and resold it for more than $US1.3 million ($1.4 million, US authorities said. Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun was arrested overnight at her...

 
Record breaking iron ore shipments exported from Port Hedland

Record breaking iron ore shipments exported from Port Hedland

The world's largest bulk export terminal at Port Hedland in Western Australia's Pilbara has had another record breaking year.Figures for the last financial year show a total through-put of more than 288 million tonnes, which is a 17 per cent increase...

ABC News, 09:43 in Business
 

Aurizon pushes into the Pilbara

Rail operator Aurizon's push into Australia's iron ore sector is firming, after it locked up a deal with Pilbara aspirant Brockman Mining. Confirming market suspicions, Brockman said it had chosen Aurizon as its rail provider regardless of which...

 

Aurizon pushes into the Pilbara

Rail operator Aurizon's push into Australia's iron ore sector is firming, after it locked up a deal with Pilbara aspirant Brockman Mining. Confirming market suspicions, Brockman said it had chosen Aurizon as its rail provider regardless of which...

TheAge, 09:48 in Business
 

Aurizon pushes into the Pilbara

Rail operator Aurizon's push into Australia's iron ore sector is firming, after it locked up a deal with Pilbara aspirant Brockman Mining. Confirming market suspicions, Brockman said it had chosen Aurizon as its rail provider regardless of which...

 

Markets Live: Stocks set for soft start

9:50am: If you're the ASX can have another big day of gains in store despite the soft leads, Arab Bank's David Scutt has some bad news for you: The #xjo has rallied +2% 15 times since 2011. 53.3% of the time it's fallen the next day. No help for...

 

Markets Live: Stocks set for soft start

9:50am: If you're the ASX can have another big day of gains in store despite the soft leads, Arab Bank's David Scutt has some bad news for you: The #xjo has rallied +2% 15 times since 2011. 53.3% of the time it's fallen the next day. No help for...

TheAge, 09:56 in Business
 

Markets Live: Stocks set for soft start

9:50am: If you're the ASX can have another big day of gains in store despite the soft leads, Arab Bank's David Scutt has some bad news for you: The #xjo has rallied +2% 15 times since 2011. 53.3% of the time it's fallen the next day. No help for...

 
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