News archive from 27 September 2013

Market set to open higher

THE Australian market looks set to open higher after Wall Street gained following some solid economic data. At 6.52am AEST today, the September share price index futures contract was up 11 points at 5315. Wall Street's gains came on the heels of a...

 

ICAA charts a mysterious course

It is not easy to become a chartered accountant in Australia. It requires years of study and work experience, culminating in rigorous professional exams in financial reporting, management accounting, audit and taxation. The long hours of dedication,...

 
ICAA charts a mysterious course

ICAA charts a mysterious course

Jeffrey Knapp, the disclosure and regulation expert from the University of NSW, is a member of the ICAA and so we asked him to come along for the ride. It is not easy to become a chartered accountant in Australia. It requires years of study and work...

 
ICAA charts a mysterious course

ICAA charts a mysterious course

Jeffrey Knapp, the disclosure and regulation expert from the University of NSW, is a member of the ICAA and so we asked him to come along for the ride. It is not easy to become a chartered accountant in Australia. It requires years of study and work...

 
Markets on Wall Street break losing streak after a fall in US unemployment claims

Markets on Wall Street break losing streak after a fall in US unemployment claims

Wall Street finally snapped its five day losing streak overnight, thanks to a fall in jobless claims, and as investors bought back into sold-down stocks.Official figures show those seeking unemployment benefits fell from 315,000 to 308,000 last week,...

ABC News, 09:32 in Business
 
Mining group warns gold mines will close if royalties are increased

Mining group warns gold mines will close if royalties are increased

Western Australia's peak mining lobby says more gold mines will close if royalty rates are increased. The WA Premier Colin Barnett told Parliament yesterday that the government has not ruled out increasing royalties for the precious metal. The...

ABC News, 09:32 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set for small gains

9:42am: NAB's British business has been fined 8.9 million pounds after an error left customers making inadequate mortgage repayments in 2009. Overnight the Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks, owned by NAB, apologised for the error that affected more than...

TheAge, 09:46 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set for small gains

9:42am: NAB's British business has been fined 8.9 million pounds after an error left customers making inadequate mortgage repayments in 2009. Overnight the Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks, owned by NAB, apologised for the error that affected more than...

 

Markets Live: ASX set for small gains

9:42am: NAB's British business has been fined 8.9 million pounds after an error left customers making inadequate mortgage repayments in 2009. Overnight the Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks, owned by NAB, apologised for the error that affected more than...

 
Nokia defends golden handshake

Nokia defends golden handshake

NOKIA chairman Risto Siilasmaa has defended an 18.8 million euro ($27.3 million) payoff to former chief executive Stephen Elop as part of Microsoft's takeover of its mobile phone unit. Siilasmaa told Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat he was...

 

Markets Live: ASX set for new post-GFC highs

9:48am: US stocks have risen for the first time in six days after some encouraging jobless claims and housing market data, but gains were limited as investors worried if Washington lawmakers would pass bills to avoid a government shutdown and possible...

TheAge, 09:55 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX set for new post-GFC highs

9:48am: US stocks have risen for the first time in six days after some encouraging jobless claims and housing market data, but gains were limited as investors worried if Washington lawmakers would pass bills to avoid a government shutdown and possible...

 

Markets Live: ASX set for new post-GFC highs

9:56am: Everyone has been scratching their heads to try and explain our outperformance over the past two to three days, FP Markets' Austin Mitchum notes: A broker overnight is suggesting that a number of corporate dividends are being paid currently,...

 

Markets Live: ASX hits new post-GFC highs

10:13am: The stock market has opened higher, climbing to a new five-year high. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index has risen 18.3 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5312.8, while the broader All Ords has gained 18 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5306.2. Among the...

 

Markets Live: ASX hits new post-GFC highs

10:13am: The stock market has opened higher, climbing to a new five-year high. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index has risen 18.3 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5312.8, while the broader All Ords has gained 18 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5306.2. Among the...

TheAge, 10:21 in Business
 
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