News archive from 28 March 2013

Nufarm shares dive after profit plunge

Shares in Nufarm have plunged in early trading on the Australian Securities Exchange, after the agricultural chemicals supplier's profit fell 53 per cent. At 10.09am AEDT, Nufarm was 72 cents, or 15.09 per cent, lower at $4.05. On Wednesday, after the...

 

Nufarm shares dive after profit plunge

Shares in Nufarm have plunged in early trading on the Australian Securities Exchange, after the agricultural chemicals supplier's profit fell 53 per cent. At 10.09am AEDT, Nufarm was 72 cents, or 15.09 per cent, lower at $4.05. On Wednesday, after the...

 

Nufarm shares dive after profit plunge

Shares in Nufarm have plunged in early trading on the Australian Securities Exchange, after the agricultural chemicals supplier's profit fell 53 per cent. At 10.09am AEDT, Nufarm was 72 cents, or 15.09 per cent, lower at $4.05. On Wednesday, after the...

TheAge, 11:07 in Business
 
Strong dollar keeps lid on inflation

Strong dollar keeps lid on inflation

A closely watched measure of consumer prices shows the strong Australian dollar is keeping inflation subdued, giving the Reserve Bank room to cut the official interest rate.The TD Securities-Melbourne Institute Inflation Gauge rose by 0.2 per cent in...

ABC News, 11:46 in Business
 
Food prices fall, alcohol and fuel rise

Food prices fall, alcohol and fuel rise

FRUIT and vegie prices fell this month, but any savings were eaten up by increases in the cost of fuel, alcohol and tobacco. The TD Securities Melbourne Institute Monthly Inflation Gauge increased by 0.2 per cent in March for a 2.1 per cent annual...

 

Markets Live: ASX floating around even

11:58am: Job vacancies in Australia fell sharply in the three months to February as positions in the private sector fell to the lowest in over three years, government data showed on Thursday. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported total job...

TheAge, 12:14 in Business
 

Super funds question Treasury concession claims

The $1.5 trillion superannuation industry has questioned Treasury's estimates that super concessions cost the budget $32 billion in revenue foregone a year. The comments come amid speculation the federal government will increase taxes on the super of...

TheAge, 12:14 in Business
 
Job vacancies fall 10%

Job vacancies fall 10%

THE number of job vacancies in Australia has fallen by 10.1 per cent, official statistics show. The total number of vacancies in February 2013 was 149,800, in seasonally-adjusted terms, compared with 166,600 in November, according to the latest...

 

Super funds question Treasury concession claims

The comments come amid speculation the federal government will increase taxes on the super of high-income earners at the May budget, although industry sources say doing so could be an administrative nightmare. The government has been considering...

 
VB regains crown as nation's favourite beer

VB regains crown as nation's favourite beer

Victorian pride has been salvaged. Latest brewing industry figures show that VB has regained its crown as Australia's biggest selling beer, knocking off Queensland interloper XXXX Gold which took the No.1 position in May last year after decades of...

 

Markets Live: ASX floating around even

11:58am: Job vacancies in Australia fell sharply in the three months to February as positions in the private sector fell to the lowest in over three years, government data showed on Thursday. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported total job...

 

Super funds question Treasury concession claims

The $1.5 trillion superannuation industry has questioned Treasury's estimates that super concessions cost the budget $32 billion in revenue foregone a year. The comments come amid speculation the federal government will increase taxes on the super of...

 

Markets Live: ASX floating around even

12:14pm: South Korea's Kia Motors is worried about the sharp decline in the value of the yen, which is aiding Japanese rivals, an executive at the affiliate of Hyundai Motor said. The South Korean won has risen 4 per cent versus the yen this year...

 

Super funds question Treasury concession claims

The $1.5 trillion superannuation industry has questioned Treasury's estimates that super concessions cost the budget $32 billion in revenue foregone a year. The comments come amid speculation the federal government will increase taxes on the super of...

 

Super funds question Treasury concession claims

The comments come amid speculation the federal government will increase taxes on the super of high-income earners at the May budget, although industry sources say doing so could be an administrative nightmare. The government has been considering...

 
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