News archive from 11 June 2013

Mixed business helps PRG power on

What's new Programmed Maintenance's fiscal 2013 result (year ended March), while subdued, exceeded consensus expectations and certainly stood out amid the flurry of profit warnings from many other industrial and mining services companies. Revenues...

 

Mixed business helps PRG power on

What's new Programmed Maintenance's fiscal 2013 result (year ended March), while subdued, exceeded consensus expectations and certainly stood out amid the flurry of profit warnings from many other industrial and mining services companies. Revenues...

 

Mixed business helps PRG power on

What's new Programmed Maintenance's fiscal 2013 result (year ended March), while subdued, exceeded consensus expectations and certainly stood out amid the flurry of profit warnings from many other industrial and mining services companies. Revenues...

 
Green groups sound warning over woodchip return

Green groups sound warning over woodchip return

Conservationists have warned the resumption of woodchip sales to Japan could threaten the Tasmanian forest peace deal.The Gunns woodchip mill at Longreach in Tasmania's north has been reopened by the company's receivers, Korda Mentha. It is planned to...

ABC News, 09:28 in Business
 
Westpac employee Abby Holt, bullied for being thin, wins compensation from Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

Westpac employee Abby Holt, bullied for being thin, wins compensation from Queensland Industrial Relations...

AFTER Abby Holt complained of bullying by her team leader at Westpac's Queensland head office, a senior manager escorted her off the premises without even investigating, a Commissioner has found. Ms Holt, 31, now has won an appeal against Q-Comp in...

 

Market rout trims super gains

The recent sharemarket rout has trimmed expectations for superannuation returns this financial year, but double-digit gains are still likely, industry experts say. In May, balanced super funds - the most common super category, mostly invested in...

TheAge, 09:32 in Business
 
Surfers Paradise traders say they shouldn't foot bill for Drink Safe levy

Surfers Paradise traders say they shouldn't foot bill for Drink Safe levy

Businesses in Queensland's Surfers Paradise say they should not have to pay to keep the streets safe at night.The Surfers Paradise Alliance is concerned the State Government will introduce a levy to keep the Drink Safe precinct going. The initiative...

ABC News, 09:32 in Business
 

ASX in cash call for growth

Share market operator ASX is raising $553 million to fund growth by issuing new shares to existing shareholders. The company has also forecast a slight increase in net profit in the 2012-13 financial year. ASX will offer two new shares for each 19...

 
Market rout trims super gains

Market rout trims super gains

The recent sharemarket rout has trimmed expectations for superannuation returns this financial year, but double-digit gains are still likely, industry experts say. In May, balanced super funds - the most common super category, mostly invested in...

 

ASX in cash call for growth

Share market operator ASX is raising $553 million to fund growth by issuing new shares to existing shareholders. The company has also forecast a slight increase in net profit in the 2012-13 financial year. ASX will offer two new shares for each 19...

TheAge, 09:40 in Business
 

ASX in cash call for growth

Share market operator ASX is raising $553 million to fund growth by issuing new shares to existing shareholders. The company has also forecast a slight increase in net profit in the 2012-13 financial year. ASX will offer two new shares for each 19...

 

Market rout trims super gains

The recent sharemarket rout has trimmed expectations for superannuation returns this financial year, but double-digit gains are still likely, industry experts say. In May, balanced super funds - the most common super category, mostly invested in...

 
Gatsby fever brings out the jewellery shoppers

Gatsby fever brings out the jewellery shoppers

QUEENSLANDERS are going for glamour as the blockbuster film, The Great Gatsby, inspires shoppers to put the sparkle back into the jewellery industry. Sales of diamonds and Gatsby-inspired accessories have boomed since the film's release earlier this...

 

Markets Live: Stocks set for slow start

9:42am: The Australian share market is expected to open lower despite Japanese shares rallying on Monday, but Wall Street was flat following big gains on Friday after a better-than-expected jobs report. On the ASX24, the SPI futures contract was 17...

 
Green fears aired over massive Stockland housing project at Caloundra South

Green fears aired over massive Stockland housing project at Caloundra South

The Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) says it has concerns about federal approval of the Caloundra South master-planned community in south-east Queensland.It will be Australia's biggest master-planned community by a developer, which will house...

ABC News, 09:47 in Business
 
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