Financial News from Reuters Australia

  • Six ways restaurants trick you to spend more money Reuters Australia - Fri, Nov 25, 2016 12:00 AM AEDT
    Six ways restaurants trick you to spend more money

    Restaurant consultant Aaron D. Allen broke down exactly how restaurants try to influence decision making using menu design in a LinkedIn post.

  • Trump predicts massive recession but economists say he's wrong Reuters Australia - Mon, Apr 4, 2016 1:58 PM AEST
    Trump predicts massive recession but economists say he's wrong

    Donald Trump's prediction of a "very massive recession" has hit a wall of skepticism from economists who questioned the Republican presidential front-runner's calculations.

  • J&J must pay A$100 million for cancer death linked to talcum powder: lawyers Reuters Australia - Wed, Feb 24, 2016 4:52 PM AEDT
    J&J must pay A$100 million for cancer death linked to talcum powder: lawyers

    Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered by a Missouri state jury to pay $72 million of damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company's talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower for several decades.

  • Asian property giants sidestep Aussie foreigner rules Reuters Australia - Tue, Feb 16, 2016 3:12 PM AEDT
    Asian property giants sidestep Aussie foreigner rules

    A loophole in Australian property rules has helped overseas developers invest what industry executives believe were record levels in the country in 2015.

  • Government forces sale of foreign-owned Aussie properties Reuters Australia - Wed, Jan 20, 2016 8:36 AM AEDT
    Government forces sale of foreign-owned Aussie properties

    The Australian government said it ordered the sale of another eight residential properties bought in breach of foreign ownership laws, in a response to concerns that offshore buyers were driving up house prices.

  • Recharge your phone in 30 seconds? Israeli firm says it can Reuters Australia - Tue, Nov 25, 2014 2:33 PM AEDT
    Recharge your phone in 30 seconds? Israeli firm says it can

    An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries.

  • McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad Reuters Australia - Mon, Aug 4, 2014 8:58 AM AEST
    McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad

    The head of the world's biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-grabbing bad news in late July.