News archive from 26 March 2013

Buyers snap up reclaimed Mary Valley properties

Buyers snap up reclaimed Mary Valley properties

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) says the State Government has lost a considerable amount of money in the latest Mary Valley auctions near Gympie.Seven properties that were reclaimed for the failed Traveston Crossing dam were sold at...

ABC News, 11:00 in Business
 

New resources minister rules out any changes to mining tax

New resources minister Gary Gray has ruled out any changes to federal Labor's controversial mining tax. The minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) has garnered only $126 million in its first six months of operation against a full-year forecast of $2...

 

New resources minister rules out any changes to mining tax

New resources minister Gary Gray has ruled out any changes to federal Labor's controversial mining tax. The minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) has garnered only $126 million in its first six months of operation against a full-year forecast of $2...

TheAge, 11:05 in Business
 

New resources minister rules out any changes to mining tax

New resources minister Gary Gray has ruled out any changes to federal Labor's controversial mining tax. The minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) has garnered only $126 million in its first six months of operation against a full-year forecast of $2...

 
Kathmandu bags handy profits boost

Kathmandu bags handy profits boost

A strong performance from its Australian operations helped Kathmandu defy weak retail conditions here and post double digit sales growth and a 72 per cent rise in net profit to $NZ10.3 million, but the company did not provide any full-year guidance...

 

Can computer programs pick stocks?

And we buy software programs telling us what a stock is worth, to two decimal places. We just can't help ourselves. Humans are wired to get sucked in. Our ancestors lived life according to predictable patterns because it reduced the chances of being...

 

UGL mulling over DTZ demerger

UGL has flagged the possible spin-off of its DTZ property services business as part of a review of the contractor's group structure. The company also outlined the succession planning for its long-serving chief executive, Richard Leupen. UGL has...

 

ACCC approves Qantas Asia move

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) authorised Qantas to coordinate with Jetstar's operations in Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong on passenger and cargo services, the regulator said in a statement this morning. "The...

 

Sweet success at Easter for this family business

Located at Maling Road, Canterbury – one of Melbourne’s iconic shopping strips – the store has proved a hit with locals and day-trippers seeking heightened indulgence in a city not short of cafes. Fairfax spoke to patriarch Christos, who has merged...

 
Kathmandu posts strong profit rise

Kathmandu posts strong profit rise

Outdoor gear retailer Kathmandu has reported a large jump in half-year profits, highlighting a nascent turnaround in the retail sector.The company made $8.2 million in the six months from August, up 72 per cent on the year before, with a dividend of...

ABC News, 11:14 in Business
 
Kathmandu bags handy profits boost

Kathmandu bags handy profits boost

A strong performance from its Australian operations helped Kathmandu defy weak retail conditions here and post double digit sales growth and a 72 per cent rise in net profit to $NZ10.3 million, but the company did not provide any full-year guidance...

 

Can computer programs pick stocks?

And we buy software programs telling us what a stock is worth, to two decimal places. We just can't help ourselves. Humans are wired to get sucked in. Our ancestors lived life according to predictable patterns because it reduced the chances of being...

 

ACCC approves Qantas Asia move

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) authorised Qantas to coordinate with Jetstar's operations in Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Hong Kong on passenger and cargo services, the regulator said in a statement this morning. "The...

 

Sweet success at Easter for this family business

Located at Maling Road, Canterbury – one of Melbourne’s iconic shopping strips – the store has proved a hit with locals and day-trippers seeking heightened indulgence in a city not short of cafes. Fairfax spoke to patriarch Christos, who has merged...

 

UGL mulling over DTZ demerger

UGL has flagged the possible spin-off of its DTZ property services business as part of a review of the contractor's group structure. The company also outlined the succession planning for its long-serving chief executive, Richard Leupen. UGL shares...

TheAge, 11:16 in Business
 
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