News archive from 8 October 2013

Market opens lower

THE Australian share market has opened lower. At 10.10am AEDT today, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 12.3 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 5148.8, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 12.5 points, or also 0.24 per cent, at 5148.1....

 

Stocks slightly lower

AUSTRALIAN stocks are slightly lower as concern about the political deadlock in the US continues to weigh on investors. Stock markets across the world have been in decline for most of the past couple of weeks due to the standoff between Republicans...

 

Markets Live: ASX opens lower

11:17am: Andrew ""Twiggy'' Forrest is keeping busy, the mining magnate will head up a federal government-initiated review into indigenous employment and training programs. The review will provide recommendations to ensure programs are...

 

Medibank reports 84% jump in profits

The company reported group revenue of $5.9 billion, up from $5.4 billion a year earlier. Managing director George Savvides said the strong result was due to membership growth, new hospital contracts and the strength of the government-backed brand....

 

Markets Live: ASX opens lower

11:17am: Andrew ""Twiggy'' Forrest is keeping busy, the mining magnate will head up a federal government-initiated review into indigenous employment and training programs. The review will provide recommendations to ensure programs are...

TheAge, 11:23 in Business
 

Medibank reports 84% jump in profits

The company reported group revenue of $5.9 billion, up from $5.4 billion a year earlier. Managing director George Savvides said the strong result was due to membership growth, new hospital contracts and the strength of the government-backed brand....

 
Markets Live: ASX opens lower

Markets Live: ASX opens lower

11:17am: Andrew ""Twiggy'' Forrest is keeping busy, the mining magnate will head up a federal government-initiated review into indigenous employment and training programs. The review will provide recommendations to ensure programs are...

 

Medibank reports 84% jump in profits

The company reported group revenue of $5.9 billion, up from $5.4 billion a year earlier. Managing director George Savvides said the strong result was due to membership growth, new hospital contracts and the strength of the government-backed brand....

 

Markets Live: Shutdown blues

11:33am: Australian business confidence has risen to a 3

TheAge, 11:48 in Business
 
Markets Live: Shutdown blues

Markets Live: Shutdown blues

11:33am: Australian business confidence has risen to a 3

 

Markets Live: Shutdown blues

11:47am: Job advertisements have risen for the first time in six months, a sign that the labour market is stabilising. The number of job ads posted on the internet and published in newspapers rose 0.2 per cent in September, seasonally adjusted, the...

 

Geronimo! Store's alcohol shelf collapse caught on tape

GRUMPY about heading back to work today? Spare a thought for this store worker. Footage has emerged of a shelf-stacking disaster zone after a wall of drinks collapses almost wiping out an employee and two customers. In the clip, the employee is seen...

 

Buffett reaps $10.6b from GFC deals

The deals totalled around $US26 billion ($27.5 billion) and began in the early days of the global financial crisis right through to 2011. So far, Berkshire has enjoyed more than $US10 billion ($10.6 billion) in returns on investments, according to...

 

Commodity investors' stocks plunge in Singapore

The plunge also prompted the company to scrap a deal to buy Australia's Cokal for S$146 million. The exchange said yesterday shares of the three companies have been declared designated securities, prohibiting investors to sell them unless they hold...

 

Starbucks founder urges CEOs to push for end to shutdown

Starbucks released the letter after Mr Schultz sent it to top business executives, whom the company did not name. Mr Schultz, who was not available for further comment, said he was "utterly disappointed by the level of irresponsibility and...

 
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