Qld government open to Uber operating

Qld government open to Uber operating

AAP Queensland's government hasn't made its mind up about what to do about Uber, but has hinted the controversial ride-sharing service could co-exist with taxis. The state is reviewing its taxi strategy later this year and Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says a range of options to deal with Uber will be considered. Ms Trad says there could be a complete crackdown on Uber or further deregulation of ta…

 

Australian Markets

  • Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday AAP - 22 hours ago

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

  • Aussie shares close higher AAP - Mon, Jul 27, 2015 4:16 PM AEST

    The Australian share market closed higher on Thursday, with positive manufacturing data out of the US overnight and China during the day promoting positive investor sentiment.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Jul 24, 2015 12:03 PM AEST

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

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Jul 23, 2015 12:04 PM AEST
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Thursday: CIM - CIMIC - up 30 cents, or 1.28 per cent, at $23.66 Construction giant CIMIC says it remains on track to meet its its full year ...

  • 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

  • Oculus' debuts virtual reality film 'Henry' Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Oculus' debuts virtual reality film 'Henry'

    Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. The VR company, which Facebook ...

  • Ohio coach Urban Meyer, mascot celebrated in butter at fair Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Winning another national championship has made Urban Meyer a butter man. The Ohio State University football coach and Buckeyes mascot Brutus are being honored with butter sculptures at this year's Ohio ...

  • Sturm Ruger posts 2Q profit Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    On a per-share basis, the Southport, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of 91 cents. The firearm maker posted revenue of $139.2 million in the period. Sturm Ruger shares have increased 69 percent ...

  • Wabash tops Street 2Q forecasts Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    On a per-share basis, the Lafayette, Indiana-based company said it had profit of 41 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 33 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. ...

  • Procter & Gamble names Taylor to succeed Lafley as CEO Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Procter & Gamble has named company insider David Taylor as president and chief executive effective Nov. 1. The executive, who heads P&G's global beauty, grooming and health care division, succeeds A.G. ...

  • Bravo Brio tops 2Q profit forecasts Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 24 cents. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research ...

  • SunOpta Scheduled to Attend the 35th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 13, 2015 GlobeNewswire - 7 hours ago

    TORONTO -- SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta") , a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and specialty foods, announced today that Steve Bromley, Chief Executive Officer, and ...

  • BJ's Restaurants Opens in Murfreesboro, Tennessee GlobeNewswire - 7 hours ago

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its new restaurant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Monday, July 27, 2015. The new BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse(R) ...

  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Financial Results GlobeNewswire - 8 hours ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBRG) (the Company), owner and operator of the BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!) and BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO) restaurant concepts, today reported ...

  • Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.12 GlobeNewswire - 8 hours ago

    -41- Unit Franchise Acquisition Expected to Close in August 2015-. -2015 Net Earnings Growth Goal Revised to 13%-. MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2015-- Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced today financial results ...