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The ASX is set to open flat on the back of concerns from US investors over escalating tensions between the US and Iran.
The Aussie dollar is buying 68.69 US cents.
Bushfire insurance claims: Thousands of Australians have been forced to evacuate their homes, only to return to find it burnt to the ground.
Here is everything you need to know about the kinds of insurance policies that cover your property in a bushfire, what happens if you’re not insured, and whether premiums will go up.
Elton John has donated $1m to the Australian bushfire disaster relief fund. The singer joins the ranks of US singer Pink, who donated $500,000, and Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban, who also donated $500,000.
Small businesses to get relief: Federal Emergency Management Minister David Littleproud has said he will announce a bushfire support package for businesses in the coming days, that will include interest-free loans of up to $500,000 that would be repayment-free for two years.
CEO pay in first week of January more than the average salary, new data shows. Here’s what needs to be done to make executive pay fairer.
Airbnb cracks down on...narcissism? The accommodation platform has bought patent for a technology which scans potential guests’ online personalities for signs they might damage the accommodation.
The artificial intelligence (AI) will scan social media sites for signs of “conscientiousness and openness” against signs of “narcissism, Machiavellianism, or psychopathy”.
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