ASX: The local market is expected to slip at the open today after Wall Street was pushed lower overnight.
This comes after the yesterday, as gains by retail companies helped outweigh weakness from the Big Four banks.
Wall Street: on Tuesday as investors assessed earnings and prepared for another worrisome inflation report due out on Wednesday (local time).
China relations: China's ambassador to Australia is preparing to launch a defence of Beijing's actions in the Pacific in a national address.
today, his first such address since taking up the role of ambassador this year.
It comes amid heightened tensions in the region as the US and Australia work to counter Chinese influence in the Pacific after Beijing inked a security deal with the Solomon Islands earlier this year.
Alcohol spin: Health-conscious Aussies may want to reconsider their next "low sugar" alcoholic drink as experts warn "healthy" .
More than 75 per cent of adult drinkers believe that beverages with "low carb" and "no added sugar" labels are healthier options, however these products should not be considered a healthy product, according to Cancer Council Victoria.
Business travel: Business travel is despite rising numbers of COVID-19 cases across Australia.
More than 26,000 new infections and 104 deaths were recorded nationally on Tuesday.
Pregnancy care: Forcing women into top-level private health insurance for birth and pregnancy cover is a , the National Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NAOG) claims.
NAOG president Gino Pecoraro said it was the only service excluded from lower-level health insurance based on gender. He has taken the matter to the Human Rights Commission.
Strikes: NSW today as services are cancelled while the rail union continues long-running industrial action.
Services will not run on the T4 Eastern and Illawarra line and South Coast line.
Sydney Trains chief executive Matt Longland said about 70,000 people would typically travel those lines on a regular Wednesday.
Interest rates are rising, rents are going up and the cost of living is the highest it’s been since the 1990’s. So, if you don’t already have a budget in place it might be time to put one together. Making a budget can be tedious, or even overwhelming but it can really help you feel more on top of your finances and hopefully save some money too.
Wall Street has ended sharply lower on worries that the Federal Reserve's aggressive fight against inflation could hobble the US economy, and as investors fretted about a rout in global currency and debt markets.With tech-related heavyweights Tesla Inc, Apple Inc and Nvidia Corp all slumping, the Nasdaq sank to near its lowest level of 2022, set in mid-June.
Premier Investment shares have soared to a four-month high after the Smiggle, Just Jeans and Peter Alexander brand owner announced an almost five per cent rise in full-year profit and a share buyback of up to $50 million.2m in statutory net profit after tax in the 12 months to July 30, up 4.
As the cost of living increases many Australians are cutting back on expenses, and streaming TV subscriptions like Netflix are often the first things to go. But does this short-term sacrifice pay off financially in the long term?
Wall Street has ended sharply higher following its recent sell-off, helped by falling Treasury yields, while Apple dropped on concerns about demand for iPhones.The strong gains came after the S&P; 500 on Tuesday closed at its lowest since late 2020, dragging US stocks further into bear market territory.
An emergency fund is a great way to cover those unexpected costs that crop up because life can be unexpected. You might lose your job, your car might need repairs or you might get hit with a big dental or medical bill. But despite the best of intentions 1 in 5 Australians say they don’t have any emergency savings to fall back on at all. So how do you build an emergency fund - and how much should you aim to save? In a perfect world experts say that you should have 6 months salary stashed away, but if this just isn’t realistic for you - then set something that is - after all something is better than nothing.