No Greek deal before referendum: Schaeuble

No Greek deal before referendum: Schaeuble

AAP German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says a deal between debt-racked Greece and its creditors won't be possible before its referendum on bailout terms as the Greek PM prepared to address the nation. Athens has sent an "amended" proposal to creditors in the hope of staving off financial ruin, but Schaeuble said "before the referendum there is indeed no basis" to strike an agreement. Gre…

Australian Markets

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    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 close on Tuesday AAP - Tue, Jun 30, 2015 4:24 PM AEST

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

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    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

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

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    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

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

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Company Finances

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    General Mills Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell and its revenue fell short of expectations as it deals with shoppers who are skipping the cereal aisle. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and ...

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    The Minneapolis-based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and pretax expenses, came to 75 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. ...

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