News archive from 26 June 2013

Australian market set to open higher

THE Australian market looks set to open higher following gains on Wall Street helped by data showing more strength and confidence in the US economy and as worries eased over a credit crunch in China. At 6.45am AEST today, the September share price...

 
Rio Tinto opens Busselton office for FIFO workers

Rio Tinto opens Busselton office for FIFO workers

Rio Tinto is strengthening its ties to its South West fly-in, fly-out program by opening an office in Busselton.The company has been operating FIFO services from Busselton Airport direct to its mines in the Pilbara. Hope Downs mining operation general...

ABC News, 09:38 in Business
 

Coal miners cut hundreds of jobs

Peabody Energy Corp and Glencore Xstrata will cut around 500 mining jobs in Australia, a company official and trade publication says, as a global glut in coal supply pushes down prices. Peabody plans to cut around 450 contractor jobs, while Glencore...

 

Qantas probes claims in-flight headphones made by abused Chinese inmates

Qantas: "Very concerned" about the claims. Photo: Getty Images Qantas has launched an investigation into allegations that the airline purchased in-flight headphones made by inmates at a Chinese prison who were regularly beaten and held in...

 

Coal miners cut hundreds of jobs

Peabody Energy Corp and Glencore Xstrata will cut around 500 mining jobs in Australia, a company official and trade publication says, as a global glut in coal supply pushes down prices. Peabody plans to cut around 450 contractor jobs, while Glencore...

TheAge, 09:45 in Business
 

Qantas probes claims in-flight headphones made by abused Chinese inmates

Qantas: "Very concerned" about the claims. Photo: Getty Images Qantas has launched an investigation into allegations that the airline purchased in-flight headphones made by inmates at a Chinese prison who were regularly beaten and held in...

TheAge, 09:45 in Business
 

Central bank moves to lift confidence

The People's Bank of China has said it will keep interbank rates at reasonable levels. Photo: Jason Lee China's central bank has stepped in to calm investor nerves, saying the liquidity risks in its financial markets were controllable and that the...

TheAge, 09:45 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set to snap losing streak

9:41am: More on the dollar. Westpac currency strategists have lowered their fair value estimation of the Australian dollar from 95-96 US cents to 91-92 US cents. "[T]he currency is trading around its equilibrium value for the first time since...

 

Central bank moves to lift confidence

The People's Bank of China has said it will keep interbank rates at reasonable levels. Photo: Jason Lee China's central bank has stepped in to calm investor nerves, saying the liquidity risks in its financial markets were controllable and that the...

 

Markets Live: ASX set to snap losing streak

9:41am: More on the dollar. Westpac currency strategists have lowered their fair value estimation of the Australian dollar from 95-96 US cents to 91-92 US cents. "[T]he currency is trading around its equilibrium value for the first time since...

 

Coal miners cut hundreds of jobs

Peabody Energy Corp and Glencore Xstrata will cut around 500 mining jobs in Australia, a company official and trade publication says, as a global glut in coal supply pushes down prices. Peabody plans to cut around 450 contractor jobs, while Glencore...

 
Qantas probes claims in-flight headphones made by abused Chinese inmates

Qantas probes claims in-flight headphones made by abused Chinese inmates

Qantas has launched an investigation into allegations that the airline purchased in-flight headphones made by inmates at a Chinese prison who were regularly beaten and held in solitary confinement if they failed to meet production targets. The airline...

 
Central bank moves to lift confidence

Central bank moves to lift confidence

China's central bank has stepped in to calm investor nerves, saying the liquidity risks in its financial markets were controllable and that the unprecedented spike in interbank lending rates would gradually fade. Ling Tao, the deputy director of the...

 

Markets Live: ASX set to snap losing streak

9:41am: More on the dollar. Westpac currency strategists have lowered their fair value estimation of the Australian dollar from 95-96 US cents to 91-92 US cents. "[T]he currency is trading around its equilibrium value for the first time since...

TheAge, 09:52 in Business
 
Transport policy: where the parties stand

Transport policy: where the parties stand

In a large nation where more than 80 per cent of the population lives near the coast, transport will always be vital to our prospects and way of life. While the major parties do agree on many substantial infrastructure projects, the devil is in the...

ABC News, 10:00 in Business
 
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