News archive from 20 August 2013

Wall Street weakness continues to weigh

The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street continued its downward trend on mediocre economic news and higher bond yields. At 6.45am today, the September share price index futures contract was down 19 points at 5069. What you need...

 

Treasurers' debate: either intellectually dishonest or no intellect

The Bowen v Hockey Q&A debate proved to be a step up from the Rudd v Abbott dullathon, in much the same way that a Big Mac is a step up from plain cardboard – there's a bit more flavour of an indeterminate kind but not much more...

 

Treasurers' debate: either intellectually dishonest or no intellect

The Bowen v Hockey Q&A debate proved to be a step up from the Rudd v Abbott dullathon, in much the same way that a Big Mac is a step up from plain cardboard – there's a bit more flavour of an indeterminate kind but not much more...

TheAge, 09:04 in Business
 

Wall Street weakness continues to weigh

The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street continued its downward trend on mediocre economic news and higher bond yields. At 6.45am today, the September share price index futures contract was down 19 points at 5069. What you need...

 

Treasurers' debate: either intellectually dishonest or no intellect

The Bowen v Hockey Q&A debate proved to be a step up from the Rudd v Abbott dullathon, in much the same way that a Big Mac is a step up from plain cardboard – there's a bit more flavour of an indeterminate kind but not much more...

 

Markets Live: QBE profits fall

8:56am: QBE Group's profits fell 37 per cent to US$477 million in its first half, after a sharp decline in its earnings from investments. The global insurer today posted weaker than expected results, saying the decline was mainly driven by weaker...

TheAge, 09:10 in Business
 

Markets Live: QBE profits fall

9:08am: Ansell has reported a full-year net profit of $136.8 million, up 5.2 per cent from a year earlier. The medical gloves and condom maker said it had endured a challenging year to June, and expected conditions to remain difficult in the current...

 

Treasurers' debate: either intellectually dishonest or no intellect

The Q&A format meant there were a couple of fine tweets that would have greatly improved the leaders' declamations. (A baby boomer work-for-the-pension scheme is a policy in search of a party when the kiddies realise what their taxation destiny...

 

QBE halves dividend as profit dives

The global insurer today posted weaker than expected results, saying the decline was mainly driven by weaker investment earnings – which had benefited from ‘‘significant unrealised gains’’ in 2012. Last year it made an unrealised gain of US$259...

 

Wall Street weakness continues to weigh

At 6.45am today, the September share price index futures contract was down 19 points at 5069. What you need to knowSPI futures are 19 points lower at 5069The $A is lower at 91.12 US centsIn New York, the S&P500 was 0.59% lower at 1646.06In Europe,...

 

Watchdog finds problems in dozens of US broker-dealer audits

In its second inspection report on broker-dealer audits, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, an auditor watchdog, said it found problems at 95 per cent of the 60 audits it checked. The results were similar to the first round of inspections...

 

Markets Live: QBE profits fall

9:08am: Ansell has reported a full-year net profit of $136.8 million, up 5.2 per cent from a year earlier. The medical gloves and condom maker said it had endured a challenging year to June, and expected conditions to remain difficult in the current...

 

Ansell profit rises in 'challenging year'

Ansell has reported a full-year net profit of $136.8 million, up 5.2 per cent from a year earlier. The medical gloves and condom maker said it had endured a challenging year to June, and expected conditions to remain difficult in the current financial...

 

Ansell profit rises in 'challenging year'

Ansell has reported a full-year net profit of $136.8 million, up 5.2 per cent from a year earlier. The medical gloves and condom maker said it had endured a challenging year to June, and expected conditions to remain difficult in the current financial...

TheAge, 09:17 in Business
 

Ansell profit rises in 'challenging year'

Ansell has reported a full-year net profit of $136.8 million, up 5.2 per cent from a year earlier. The medical gloves and condom maker said it had endured a challenging year to June, and expected conditions to remain difficult in the current financial...

 
Australia news at twitter


News Widget for Webmasters



«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31