News archive from 3 November 2013

Los Angeles International Airport shooting suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia charged with murder

Los Angeles International Airport shooting suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia charged with murder

The man accused over the Los Angeles International Airport shooting has been charged with the murder of a US federal officer, a US attorney says.Police identified the suspected shooter as 23-year-old Paul Anthony Ciancia. Authorities said Ciancia...

ABC News, 11:05 in Business
 
Liberals continue attack on jobs

Liberals continue attack on jobs

Stakeholders are preparing to meet for the reconvening of Tasmania's jobs forum this week.The State Opposition has released its responses to the forum's initial recommendations. The Opposition Leader Will Hodgman's plan includes a single planning...

ABC News, 12:45 in Business
 

Breathing life into the small business sector

In addition to exposure to more customers, through Shop Small, small businesses will have access to exclusive offers, resources and educational tools to help them build their businesses. Thousands of small businesses across Australia have registered...

 

Breathing life into the small business sector

In addition to exposure to more customers, through Shop Small, small businesses will have access to exclusive offers, resources and educational tools to help them build their businesses. Thousands of small businesses across Australia have registered...

 

Breathing life into the small business sector

In addition to exposure to more customers, through Shop Small, small businesses will have access to exclusive offers, resources and educational tools to help them build their businesses. Thousands of small businesses across Australia have registered...

 
ANZ chief executive Mike Smith expects dollar to stay high until US Fed winds down stimulus

ANZ chief executive Mike Smith expects dollar to stay high until US Fed winds down stimulus

ANZ chief executive Mike Smith says it is unlikely the high Australian dollar will start to drop until the US Federal Reserve starts reducing its massive bond-buying program.The tapering of the Federal Reserve's program to buy $US85 billion of...

ABC News, 15:14 in Business
 

Up close and personal with wildlife photographer Alex Cearns

WHILE most of us sit tapping at a computer screen during a typical day in the office, wildlife photographer Alex Cearns spends her time doing something different all together. She is the founder and creative director of award-winning Houndstooth...

 
At least six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort

At least six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort

At least six passengers including three foreigners have died after a tourist ferry sank off the Thai resort of Pattaya."There are six dead - three Thais and three foreigners," a police official said. The official said the rescue effort was...

ABC News, 02:05 in Business
 

Chinalco says mining boom has decades to run

''Based on this speed, urbanisation will continue to boost China's domestic demand for at least 30 years before it reaches the rate of 80 per cent,'' he said. Speaking at a Melbourne Mining Club event in Beijing, Mr Xiong said China's demand for...

 

Growth slower, jobs down

Consumer spending was probably the weakest since 2011. Payrolls rose by 125,000 workers after a 148,000 gain in September. A drop in government output and restrained business and consumer purchases due to the 16-day shutdown last month have prompted...

 

MacBank may put more assets on sale

As its stock surged to a four-year high, the plan put the spotlight on the bank's ''legacy'' assets, stakes in various businesses that it acquired under the ''Macquarie model'' of managing listed satellite funds. With asset prices rising, analysts...

 

Rapid-transit system needed: Virgin

Removing the split has been central to the airport's long-term strategy to cope with an expected surge in demand over the next two decades, thereby reducing the need for urgent action on a second airport. Virgin is urging the airport investigate...

 

Rupert takes aim at his own shop

But the changes were very unpopular within the company's senior ranks. The first move to undo them came in August when Williams was replaced by 69-year-old Murdoch consigliere Julian Clarke, and last week hacks who had been working in a national news...

 

OceanaGold gains backing

Around that time, the world's biggest mining investor, BlackRock, revealed that OceanaGold was increasingly on its radar, and could be worth a punt if the troublesome Didipio was successfully delivered. ''As the ramp-up of Didipio moves forward, then...

 

Paladin chief calls for investor calm

An Asian hedge fund has been leading a group of Paladin shareholders that are trying to remove Mr Crabb and Mr Borshoff, and their rebel cause has been helped by proxy adviser ISS, which last week called for shareholders to reject a dilutive share...

 
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