News archive from 6 September 2013

Amping the shock factor

Amping the shock factor

Sportsbet is an agency best known for taking bets, not making them. But the online bookmaker took a huge gamble in June when it painted an ad on a field near Melbourne's airport showing a wallaby having sex with a lion. The massive 170 x 90-metre...

 
Amping the shock factor

Amping the shock factor

Sportsbet is an agency best known for taking bets, not making them. But the online bookmaker took a huge gamble in June when it painted an ad on a field near Melbourne's airport showing a wallaby having sex with a lion. The massive 170 x 90-metre...

 
Amping the shock factor

Amping the shock factor

Sportsbet is an agency best known for taking bets, not making them. But the online bookmaker took a huge gamble in June when it painted an ad on a field near Melbourne's airport showing a wallaby having sex with a lion. The massive 170 x 90-metre...

 
Global markets lift on positive US economic data

Global markets lift on positive US economic data

US stocks and have oil crept higher after strong employment and business activity figures pointed to resilience in the US economy, sending gold into retreat.On Wall Street, the mood was lifted by figures showing activity in the US services sector was...

ABC News, 09:34 in Business
 

Australian market set to rise

THE Australian share market looks set to open slightly higher after Wall Street rose on encouraging US employment data. At 7am AEST today, the September share price index futures contract was up nine points at 5147. In economic news today, the...

 

Markets Live: Cautious start ahead

9:27am: What you need2know this Friday morning: SPI futures are 9 points higher at 5147 The dollar has slipped to 91.22 US cents On Wall Street, the S&P500 edged up 0.1% In London, the FTSE jumped 0.9% In Frankfurt, the Dax added 0.5% US crude oil...

 

Markets Live: Cautious start ahead

9:36am: On Wall Street, US stocks rose, giving benchmark indexes their longest rally since July, as investors weighed data on the labour market and American services industry before today's monthly jobs report. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index rose...

TheAge, 09:39 in Business
 

Markets Live: Cautious start ahead

9:27am: What you need2know this Friday morning: SPI futures are 9 points higher at 5147 The dollar has slipped to 91.22 US cents On Wall Street, the S&P500 edged up 0.1% In London, the FTSE jumped 0.9% In Frankfurt, the Dax added 0.5% US crude oil...

 
Labor says Coalition backflip on internet filter is proof of hidden agendas

Labor says Coalition backflip on internet filter is proof of hidden agendas

Labor has seized on a stunning Coalition backflip on plans to enforce an opt-out internet filter, saying it shows the party has hidden agendas.Late yesterday it emerged the Coalition had released a policy which would have blocked adult content on...

ABC News, 10:12 in Business
 
Malcolm Turnbull says Coalition will not introduce opt-out internet filter after earlier supporting it

Malcolm Turnbull says Coalition will not introduce opt-out internet filter after earlier supporting it

The Coalition has backflipped on plans to enforce an opt-out internet filter, just hours after releasing the policy.The Opposition document on enhancing child safety online said an Abbott government would force mobile phone operators and internet...

ABC News, 10:12 in Business
 
Facing the sack for saving a life

Facing the sack for saving a life

A RAILWAY worker who leapt to save a disabled elderly woman after she fell onto the tracks has been suspended from work while an investigation takes place. The incident happened on August 28 in Essex when the platform worker jumped down to save the...

 

Australian shares edge higher

THE Australian share market has opened slightly higher after encouraging US employment data lifted shares on Wall Street. At 10.15am AEST today, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 8.6 points, or 0.17 per cent, at 5151.1, while the broader All...

 

Markets Live: Slow start for stocks

10:30am: Property developer Mirvac has appointed former Suncorp chief executive John Mulcahy as its new chairman. Mulcahy will replace James MacKenzie, who will step down at the company's annual general meeting in November. Mulcahy has been on the...

TheAge, 10:38 in Business
 

Markets Live: Cautious start ahead

10:30am: Property developer Mirvac has appointed former Suncorp chief executive John Mulcahy as its new chairman. Mulcahy will replace James MacKenzie, who will step down at the company's annual general meeting in November. Mulcahy has been on the...

 
Markets Live: Slow start for stocks

Markets Live: Slow start for stocks

10:39am: Like yesterday, and in many other sessions over the past months, the mood on the ASX has quickly soured after a positive start, with the index now down 0.3 per cent. Readers of this blog have dubbed the early sentiment shift the 'Jonaze jinx'...

 
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