UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp

UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp

AAP British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid. The news comes amid reports that former editor and Murdoch lieutenant Rebekah Brooks is poised to return to the company. London's Metropolitan Police said on Saturday it had submitted a file to the Crown Prosecution Service last mo…

Australian Markets

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:08 PM AEST
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Thursday, Aug 27: ASL - AUSDRILL - up one cent, or 4.8 per cent, to 22 cents Mining services group Ausdrill has posted a $175.6 million full year loss ...

  • Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery AAP - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 4:40 PM AEST
    Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

    The Australian share market has closed higher after Chinese fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data beat expectations.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Aug 7, 2015 12:25 PM AEST

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

  • Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday AAP - Tue, Aug 4, 2015 4:20 PM AEST

    Mining giant BHP Billiton has been given until 2016 to go ahead with the expansion at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - Fri, Jul 17, 2015 4:17 PM AEST

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Merck board OKs additional $10 billion stock buyback plan Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 8:36 AM AEDT

    Merck & Co. says its board approved the repurchase of up to $10 billion more of its stock. The drugmaker said Tuesday that amount will be added to the $1.7 billion remaining available for repurchase under ...

  • Whiting and McCormick are big market movers Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 7:39 AM AEDT

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Whiting Petroleum Corp., down $7.48 to $30.91 The oil and gas company priced a ...

  • Ahead of the Bell: Chesapeake Energy shares stage rally Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:27 AM AEDT

    When your stock price tumbles faster than the cost for a barrel of oil, it's hard for a company like Chesapeake Energy to give investors something to cheer about. But the Oklahoma City oil and gas provider ...

  • European stocks rise in opening deals AFP - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 10:18 AM AEDT
    European stocks rise in opening deals

    Europe's main stock markets advanced at the start of trade on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.27 percent at 6,981.23 points. Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index added 0.36 percent to ...

  • GoDaddy plans to raise as much as $418 million in IPO Associated Press - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 7:48 AM AEDT

    GoDaddy, the Web hosting company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, said Thursday that it hopes to raise as much as $418 million in an initial public offering. GoDaddy said in June that it was ...

 

Company Finances

  • Michelin recalls truck, RV tires prone to rupturing Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Michelin is recalling around 104,000 BF Goodrich tires used for light trucks and recreational vehicles because the sidewalls can rupture under severe use conditions. The tire maker says no injuries or ...

  • Workers overcome by gases at China paper mill, 7 die, 2 hurt Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    Workers were overcome with toxic gas from a paper mill's waste pool and seven of them died, authorities said Saturday, in China's latest deadly accident involving dangerous chemicals. A worker who was ...

  • 7 killed, 2 injured in poison exposure at China paper mill Associated Press - 17 hours ago

    Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China, authorities said Saturday, in the latest in a spate of deadly accidents to strike the country ...

  • Research and Markets: Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market 2015 Business Wire - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 5:39 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m4pg5x/chinese_home ) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, 2015" ...

  • Kona Grill Reopens in Denver, Colorado GlobeNewswire - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 4:24 AM AEST

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ:KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, announced the reopening of its restaurant in Denver, Colorado on August 28, 2015.

  • Enjoy Life Foods Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Single Lot of 10 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini … GlobeNewswire - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 1:40 AM AEST
    Enjoy Life Foods Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Single Lot of 10 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini …

    SCHILLER PARK, Ill. -- Enjoy Life Foods announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of a single production lot of the Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips product (10 oz. bag) ...

  • Innovations in Plastics Drive Past, Present and Future Medical Care GlobeNewswire - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 1:02 AM AEST

    TORONTO -- Ever stop and look around during a doctor or hospital visit? Even a cursory look reveals dozens of medical instruments and hygienic tools made with plastics: protective examination gloves, sterile ...

  • Photo Release -- Spartan Emergency Response Demonstrates Industry-Leading Advanced Protection Safety … GlobeNewswire - Sat, Aug 29, 2015 12:32 AM AEST

    ATLANTA -- Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR), opens the IAFC's Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference today with firefighter safety ...

  • Adopt normal or 'severe' car maintenance schedule? Bankrate.com - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 8:00 PM AEST

    Which maintenance schedule should I be following? It's great to hear that you are reading your owners manual. It's a terrific source of information, yet it seems very few car owners actually consult it in advance of a problem.

  • Nestle says has no tolerance for 'forced labour' by suppliers AFP - Fri, Aug 28, 2015 3:51 PM AEST
    Nestle says has no tolerance for 'forced labour' by suppliers

    Swiss food giant Nestle on Friday rejected allegations that it had knowingly allowed its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier suspected of using slave labour. "Forced labour has no place in our supply chain," the company told AFP in an email. On Thursday, pet food buyers filed a class action lawsuit in US federal court in Los Angeles seeking to represent all California consumers of Fancy Feast claiming they would not have purchased the product had they known it had ties to slave labour.