Good morning – here’s what you need to know:
Markets: Wall Street dipped overnight as share investors became anxious about business shutdowns from a second wave of Covid-19. The S&P500 and Dow Jones were both down, but the tech-heavy NASDAQ was an exception, flying high for another all-time record.
Australia has its own worries with Victoria now in its second coronavirus lockdown, so local markets are expected to open down, with the SPI200 futures down 0.41 per cent at 7:45am AEST.
The Australian dollar was buying 69.63 US cents 8:29am AEST, down from Thursday's closing price of 69.91 US cents.
Which are the jobs receiving the most JobKeeper payments? Two industries make up almost a quarter of workers benefitting from the handout.
Do you want to buy real estate for $50? Here are three ways to make the Australian dream happen on the cheap.
Did you ever have a million-dollar idea? Now is the time to get off the couch and actually make it happen, says a young entrepreneur who became a teenage millionaire.
Australia and the UK are launching a joint investigation into Clearview. The controversial US facial recognition company is accused of scraping data from social media sites and sharing it with law enforcement, raising privacy concerns.
In May, Mining giant Rio Tinto blew up two ancient caves that Indigenous groups claimed were sacred sites. The Western Australian government gave approval for that work, but now, after Black Lives Matter protests, it has promised to include First Nations to be consulted on such cultural matters.
Have a great day, everyone.