News archive from 20 March 2013

Miners a plague on local shares

The local stockmarket lost more skin on Wednesday, for the third day in a row. It seemed investors could not shake concerns about Europe's financial system. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 lost 20.1 points to 4967.3, while the broader All Ordinaries lost...

 

Miners a plague on local shares

The local stockmarket lost more skin on Wednesday, for the third day in a row. It seemed investors could not shake concerns about Europe's financial system. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 lost 20.1 points to 4967.3, while the broader All Ordinaries lost...

TheAge, 19:17 in Business
 
Investment fund in administration after ABC probe

Investment fund in administration after ABC probe

The troubled mortgage fund manager LM Investment Management Limited and its directors are facing the prospect of a flurry of lawsuits on behalf of investors after the business was placed into administration.LM, which was the subject of a Four Corners...

ABC News, 19:17 in Business
 

DJs hoping to emerge from consumer winter

Evolving ... David Jones is betting on a new way for retail. It is never easy to report a 13.5 per cent fall in profit and the problem for the department store group, David Jones is that it already knows that the next reporting period will be also be...

 
The worst mistakes you can make when you start a new job

The worst mistakes you can make when you start a new job

IF you've finally managed to land a new job, don't get too excited. Your biggest challenge is yet to come, with experts warning the first 90 days will make or break your success in the job. Career expert Russell Johnson says the biggest mistake people...

 

DJs hoping to emerge from consumer winter

Evolving ... David Jones is betting on a new way for retail. It is never easy to report a 13.5 per cent fall in profit and the problem for the department store group, David Jones is that it already knows that the next reporting period will be also be...

TheAge, 19:17 in Business
 

Miners a plague on local shares

The local stockmarket lost more skin on Wednesday, for the third day in a row. It seemed investors could not shake concerns about Europe's financial system. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 lost 20.1 points to 4967.3, while the broader All Ordinaries lost...

 
Big dry sends global milk prices soaring

Big dry sends global milk prices soaring

Global milk prices have soared to a record high as New Zealand's worst drought in decades curbs supply, and conditions limit output in Australia and elsewhere. But the impact on Australian consumers may be limited for now, according to Rabobank senior...

 
Big dry sends global milk prices soaring

Big dry sends global milk prices soaring

Global milk prices have soared to a record high as New Zealand's worst drought in decades curbs supply, and conditions limit output in Australia and elsewhere. But the impact on Australian consumers may be limited for now, according to Rabobank senior...

 
Savoir Beds launches $168,000 Royal Bed as 'investment'

Savoir Beds launches $168,000 Royal Bed as 'investment'

WOULD you sleep better in a bed that cost $168,000? You'd hope so. British mattress maker Savoir Beds has launched a "Royal Bed" this week in London with the hefty price tag, selling it as an "investment" in good sleep. The limited...

 
The worst mistakes you can make when you start a new job

The worst mistakes you can make when you start a new job

IF you've finally managed to land a new job, don't get too excited. Your biggest challenge is yet to come, with experts warning the first 90 days will make or break your success in the job. Career expert Russell Johnson says the biggest mistake people...

 
Market closes lower again amid Cyprus fears

Market closes lower again amid Cyprus fears

The share markets closed lower for the third time this week as worries about the bailout in Cyprus again weighed on trade.The All Ordinaries fell 0.4 per cent to close at 4,983 while the ASX 200 index lost the same amount, to 4,967. The big-name...

ABC News, 19:17 in Business
 

Insolvencies hit record levels in January

A strong Australian dollar, tight lending conditions and volatility within certain industries have led to a record number of company collapses in January, a private analysis of Australian Securities and Investments Commission figures show. A total of...

 

Insolvencies hit record levels in January

A strong Australian dollar, tight lending conditions and volatility within certain industries have led to a record number of company collapses in January, a private analysis of Australian Securities and Investments Commission figures show. A total of...

TheAge, 19:17 in Business
 
David Jones posts profit slide

David Jones posts profit slide

Upmarket department store David Jones has reported a 13.5 per cent slide in profits amid tough trading conditions.The retailer posted a net profit of $73.5 million from sales of just over $1 billion, down 0.7 per cent on last year. However, DJs shares...

ABC News, 19:17 in Business
 
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