News archive from 8 August 2013

Mining era goes on: BHP boss

Opportunity knocks: BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie. Photo: Ken Irwin BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has used his first Australian speech to assure the nation it can continue enjoying strong wealth flows from the resources industry...

 

Markets Live: Telstra delivers results

9:02am: Telstra has delivered a 12 per cent rise in annual net profit to $3.9 billion on the back of strong growth in customer numbers. The country's largest telco added 1.2 new mobile customers in the last year against background of a slowing mobile...

 
Mining era goes on: BHP boss

Mining era goes on: BHP boss

BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has used his first Australian speech to assure the nation it can continue enjoying strong wealth flows from the resources industry as long as it is prepared to improve its performance in crucial areas....

 
Budget cuts concern business and lobby groups

Budget cuts concern business and lobby groups

The State Government will today hand down its first budget since the March election, after months of warning it will take tough measures to retain a surplus. The Barnett Government says it is working on a plan that will include short-term savings...

ABC News, 09:08 in Business
 

Markets Live: Telstra delivers results

9:06am: It's been a long wait for Telstra's shareholders, but the company is finally on the cusp of raising the dividend. Putting the raft of numbers released to the market to one side, the only ones that matter are earnings a share, and whether this...

 

Mobile growth boosts Telstra profit

The country’s largest telco posted a net profit after tax of $3.9 billion for the year ending June 2013, compared with $3.4 billion a year earlier and slightly higher than analyst expectations of $3.76 billion. The company added 1.2 new mobile...

 

China's coal growth has peaked as emissions goals kick in

China's renewal last week of its commitment to a domestic 2020 carbon target, under a new energy saving and emission-reduction investment plan, backs up forecasts of weakening growth in carbon emissions and coal demand. But the target also suggests...

 

Perpetual swoops on Fonterra shares

Funds managed by Perpetual bought about 1.26 million units, or 1.17 per cent, of Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund for some $7.32 million ($NZ8.33 million) on August 5, when the price plunged in the first trading day after the dairy company said some of its...

 

Markets Live: Telstra delivers results

9:06am: It's been a long wait for Telstra's shareholders, but the company is finally on the cusp of raising the dividend. Putting the raft of numbers released to the market to one side, the only ones that matter are earnings a share, and whether this...

TheAge, 09:12 in Business
 

Mining era goes on: BHP boss

Opportunity knocks: BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie. Photo: Ken Irwin BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has used his first Australian speech to assure the nation it can continue enjoying strong wealth flows from the resources industry...

TheAge, 09:12 in Business
 

Mobile growth boosts Telstra profit

The country’s largest telco posted a net profit after tax of $3.9 billion for the year ending June 2013, compared with $3.4 billion a year earlier and slightly higher than analyst expectations of $3.76 billion. The company added 1.2 new mobile...

 

Mobile growth boosts Telstra profit

The country’s largest telco posted a net profit after tax of $3.9 billion for the year ending June 2013, compared with $3.4 billion a year earlier and slightly higher than analyst expectations of $3.76 billion. The company added 1.2 new mobile...

 

China's coal growth has peaked as emissions goals kick in

China's renewal last week of its commitment to a domestic 2020 carbon target, under a new energy saving and emission-reduction investment plan, backs up forecasts of weakening growth in carbon emissions and coal demand. But the target also suggests...

 

China's coal growth has peaked as emissions goals kick in

China's renewal last week of its commitment to a domestic 2020 carbon target, under a new energy saving and emission-reduction investment plan, backs up forecasts of weakening growth in carbon emissions and coal demand. But the target also suggests...

 
Dollar higher on Japan economy fears

Dollar higher on Japan economy fears

THE Australian dollar is higher as the US dollar falls against all the major currencies on fears about the Japanese economy. At 7am AEST today, the local unit was trading at 90.02 US cents, up from 89.64 cents yesterday. In overnight trade the...

 
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