ASX: The local market is expected to have a subdued start after Wall Street digested new inflation data.
This comes after a yesterday where energy and technology shares were the best performers as the ASX almost recovered losses from earlier in the week.
Wall Street: US stocks rose on Wednesday as investors , which showed another decades-high rate of price increases across the recovering economy.
This comes a day after remarks from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell reasserting that the central bank would step in as needed to rein in rising prices.
BTC: was sitting steady overnight as mining operations in Kazakhstan were interrupted by power shortages and political unrest.
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Oil prices: Oil prices reached their highest point since the Omicron outbreak on expectations to strengthen as the US Fed was seen raising interest rates more slowly than expected.
‘Too little, too late’: Workers who lodge an with the Australian Tax Office wait eight months on average for their case to be closed, and it’s a lag the Government needs to address, politicians and super experts have warned.
Uniform approach: A plan on how students can safely amid rising COVID-19 cases will be thrashed out by leaders when the national cabinet meets today.
Leaders will also hear from Treasury officials on the economic reasons to keep schools open.
Sunny profit: Three brothers - 10-year-old Viktor, Leo (12) and Christian (14) - were determined to make some pocket money this summer by at their family's cherry orchard in NSW’s central west.
The three boys have made around $5,000 so far, with plans to put half in savings and half towards things their parents won’t buy them.
Don’t cry: Cooks will be able to buy for the first time when they go on sale in the UK from next week.
The Sunion onion is perfect for those with sensitive eyes as well as for cooking in the kitchen with children, supermarket chain Waitrose said.
Oil and gas company Beach Energy is preparing to be the latest global LNG player, but investors savaged the stock after the annual result missed the mark.The Adelaide-headquartered company is looking to expand gas extraction at home and abroad on rising gas prices and high demand.
Seek says its revenue grew 47 per cent to $1.12 billion in the 12 months until June, as a high demand for labour led to record job ad volumes in Australia and New Zealand and growth in other key regions.
Nearmap shares are up by more than a quarter this morning after the aerial imaging company disclosed that it is in advanced takeover talks with a US private equity firm that invests in software companies.Thoma Bravo is proposing to pay $2.
Challenger Limited says it is reviewing the loss-making digital bank it bought last year, with all options on the table.The investment manager bought what was then known as MyLifeMyFinance from Catholic Super for $35 million, in a transaction completed in June 2021.
BHP has posted a "huge" full-year result and record dividend on surging commodity prices, record iron ore sales from its Western Australian operations, and discipline on costs.Chief Executive Mike Henry told reporters on Tuesday it had been a "record" year for BHP - record underlying earnings, record free cashflow and a record return of dividends to shareholders.