News archive from 23 August 2013

Markets Live: Stocks set to rebound

8:51am: It's not going to be quite as big a day for earnings as yesterday, but there are still a number of companies reporting. Here's the first one: Waste handler Transpacific Industries is continuing to make slow progress with its turnaround,...

TheAge, 08:59 in Business
 
Abbot Point terminal in north Qld records 80pc rise in coal throughput

Abbot Point terminal in north Qld records 80pc rise in coal throughput

Government figures released today show there has been a massive increase in the amount of coal passing through the Abbot Point terminal near Bowen in north Queensland in the last year.The data compares output in July this year with July last year,...

ABC News, 09:04 in Business
 

Markets Live: Stocks set to rebound

9:03am: The biggest news overnight was the 'flash freeze' on the Nasdaq: computer malfunctions shook US equity trading for the second time this week, freezing thousands of stocks listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market for three hours and raising fresh...

 

The Jackson Hole policy void

The risk in all transitions is a destabilising void, and at this year's Jackson Hole Federal Reserve conference a policy void is leading the agenda. Despite this being the eve of what may be the most important rollback of monetary policy ever, Ben...

 
Tasmanian traditional cheese maker named as the top Australian business

Tasmanian traditional cheese maker named as the top Australian business

A Tasmanian artisan cheesemaker has been named Australian Business of the Year.The Bruny Island Cheese Company based off Tasmania's south coast picked up the prize for its food and tourism business. It is the first Tasmanian company to win the award...

ABC News, 09:07 in Business
 
ETu blames Qld Government for Tarong Power Station job cuts in South Burnett region

ETu blames Qld Government for Tarong Power Station job cuts in South Burnett region

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) says the Queensland Government is to blame for job cuts at the Tarong Power Station in the state's South Burnett.Forty-three staff have taken voluntary redundancies since the State Government-owned Stanwell...

ABC News, 09:07 in Business
 
Calls for low cost airline for Broome to address falling tourism numbers

Calls for low cost airline for Broome to address falling tourism numbers

There are calls for a low-cost airline to enter WA's northern market to help resurrect Broome's struggling tourism industry.Visitor numbers in Broome have been in decline for five years and the latest data from Tourism Research Australia shows no...

ABC News, 09:07 in Business
 

The Jackson Hole policy void

The risk in all transitions is a destabilising void, and at this year's Jackson Hole Federal Reserve conference a policy void is leading the agenda. Despite this being the eve of what may be the most important rollback of monetary policy ever, Ben...

 

The Jackson Hole policy void

The risk in all transitions is a destabilising void, and at this year's Jackson Hole Federal Reserve conference a policy void is leading the agenda. Despite this being the eve of what may be the most important rollback of monetary policy ever, Ben...

TheAge, 09:08 in Business
 
Global markets rally as glitch halts trade on Nasdaq

Global markets rally as glitch halts trade on Nasdaq

Global stocks rallied overnight on signs of growth in the international economy, despite a major computer glitch that halted trade on the second biggest exchange in the United States for more than three hours.Figures showed manufacturing activity...

ABC News, 09:15 in Business
 

The Jackson Hole policy void

Despite this being the eve of what may be the most important rollback of monetary policy ever, Ben Bernanke has passed on the chance to make a valedictory address. This marks first time a sitting Federal Reserve chairman has missed the event since...

 

Transpacific posts loss after write-downs

The loss was a reversal from the profit of $32.2 million a year ago. Revenue was steady at $2.3 billion. An impairment charge of $276.8 million was booked, which accounted for much of the earnings reversal. Earnings before interest, depreciation,...

 

The Jackson Hole policy void

Despite this being the eve of what may be the most important rollback of monetary policy ever, Ben Bernanke has passed on the chance to make a valedictory address. This marks first time a sitting Federal Reserve chairman has missed the event since...

 

Transpacific posts loss after write-downs

The loss was a reversal from the profit of $32.2 million a year ago. Revenue was steady at $2.3 billion. An impairment charge of $276.8 million was booked, which accounted for much of the earnings reversal. Earnings before interest, depreciation,...

 
Economist Saul Eslake predicts Coalition faces $30 billion budget shortfall

Economist Saul Eslake predicts Coalition faces $30 billion budget shortfall

The Opposition has rejected an independent analysis of its federal election costings, saying it contains "some pretty fundamental errors in the calculations".Bank of America Merrill Lynch chief economist Saul Eslake analysed the Coalition's...

ABC News, 09:22 in Business
 
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