News archive from 18 September 2013

Global markets mixed as US Federal Reserve begins its much anticipated policy meeting

Global markets mixed as US Federal Reserve begins its much anticipated policy meeting

US markets saw modest gains overnight as the US Federal Reserve began its much anticipated policy meeting, during which it is expected to make slight changes to its stimulus program and keep interest rates low. The outcome will be known tomorrow. On...

ABC News, 09:26 in Business
 
Families of residents at Mentone Gardens aged care facility have lost more than $4m in bond money

Families of residents at Mentone Gardens aged care facility have lost more than $4m in bond money

Families of dozens of residents at an aged care centre in Melbourne's south east have been told there is little hope of recovering $4 million in bonds paid to the facility.The previous owners of Mentone Gardens collected bonds from some families, some...

ABC News, 09:26 in Business
 
JPMorgan trader 'a scapegoat'

JPMorgan trader 'a scapegoat'

A FORMER JPMorgan Chase trader said today that the government was making him a scapegoat for the "London whale" trades, while letting off his boss. Lawyers for Julien Grout, who was indicted by a grand jury yesterday for fraud and false...

 

Markets Live: Local market set for modest gains

9:36am: The Australian market looks set to open higher after gains on Wall Street amid greater investor confidence the US economy can withstand an expected reduction of Federal Reserve stimulus measures. What you need2know: SPI futures up 6 points to...

TheAge, 09:40 in Business
 

The low-guilt happy nappy solution

After a few failed prototypes, parents Lachlan and Lisa Laing settled for a combination of spunlace material derived from wood pulp and plant matter for the nappy, with a 100 per cent compostable packaging. "The core feature of the nappy is a...

 

The low-guilt happy nappy solution

After a few failed prototypes, parents Lachlan and Lisa Laing settled for a combination of spunlace material derived from wood pulp and plant matter for the nappy, with a 100 per cent compostable packaging. "The core feature of the nappy is a...

 

The low-guilt happy nappy solution

After a few failed prototypes, parents Lachlan and Lisa Laing settled for a combination of spunlace material derived from wood pulp and plant matter for the nappy, with a 100 per cent compostable packaging. "The core feature of the nappy is a...

 

Markets Live: Local market set for modest gains

9:41am: US stocks rose slightly overnight on expectations the Federal Reserve will make a modest cut in its stimulative bond buying and keep interest rates extraordinarily low, the latter a boon to stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 52.92...

 

Markets Live: Local market set for modest gains

9:41am: US stocks rose slightly overnight on expectations the Federal Reserve will make a modest cut in its stimulative bond buying and keep interest rates extraordinarily low, the latter a boon to stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 52.92...

 
Fairfax family's Sydney mansion 'Elaine' set to smash property price record

Fairfax family's Sydney mansion 'Elaine' set to smash property price record

The Fairfax family's prestigious Sydney mansion is expected to break Australian property price records when it goes on the market in a few months.Geoffrey Fairfax bought the eastern suburbs mansion known as "Elaine" in 1911 for 2100 pounds....

ABC News, 09:53 in Business
 
Qld Government should prioritise review of speed limits around road works: RACQ

Qld Government should prioritise review of speed limits around road works: RACQ

The RACQ says speed limits should be raised on some Queensland roads and limits around road works should be reviewed.A State Government review of speed limits has received more than 3,000 submissions. It will prioritise 100 roads across the state for...

ABC News, 09:53 in Business
 
Greg Hunt labels Clean Energy Finance Corporation a 'green hedge fund', says it will be shut down

Greg Hunt labels Clean Energy Finance Corporation a 'green hedge fund', says it will be shut down

Incoming environment minister Greg Hunt says the new Coalition government is committed to clean energy targets despite its plan to scrap several government bodies set up to tackle climate change.Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott says abolishing the...

ABC News, 09:53 in Business
 

Markets Live: Waiting for Bernanke

10:17am: The stock market has opened slightly lower, as investors remain cautious ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, which ends overnight. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index is down 3.1 points, or 0.1 per cent, to...

 

Markets Live: Waiting for Bernanke

10:17am: The stock market has opened slightly lower, as investors remain cautious ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, which ends overnight. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index is down 3.1 points, or 0.1 per cent, to...

 

Markets Live: Waiting for Bernanke

10:17am: The stock market has opened slightly lower, as investors remain cautious ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, which ends overnight. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index is down 3.1 points, or 0.1 per cent, to...

TheAge, 10:26 in Business
 
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