• MG suppliers have nothing to fear: Saputo
    AAP6 hours ago

    MG suppliers have nothing to fear: Saputo

    Canadian dairy giant Saputo says Australian dairy farmers have nothing to fear from its proposed $1.3 billion takeover of the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative. Saputo chairman and chief executive Lino Saputo Jr has been in Australia to meet with Murray Goulburn's dairy farmer suppliers in Victoria

  • Aust shares gain ground, helped by Wall St
    AAP13 hours ago

    Aust shares gain ground, helped by Wall St

    The Australian share market has closed higher with gains for consumer, banking and IT stocks continuing a positive lead-in from Wall Street on Friday. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended the day up 0.23 ...

  • AAP13 hours ago

    Stocks to watch

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: DHG - DOMAIN - down 1 cent, or 0.3 per cent, at $3.68 FXJ - FAIRFAX MEDIA - down 2.0 cents, or 2.7 per cent, at 71 cents Fairfax Media's real estate spinoff ...

  • AAP13 hours ago

    Red Balloon penalised over card surcharges

    Red Balloon has paid $43,200 in penalties after allegedly breaching new consumer laws by charging "excessive" surcharges to some credit card customers when they made payments online. The consumer watchdog alleges the online trader, which sells 'experiences' throughout Australia, such

  • Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery
    AAP2 years ago

    Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

    The Australian share market has closed higher after Chinese fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data beat expectations.

  • Amazon welcome for growing Kogan
    AAP14 hours ago

    Amazon welcome for growing Kogan

    Kogan chief executive and founder Ruslan Kogan has tried to reassure investors that the business will benefit, rather than suffer, from the arrival of Amazon in Australia. As a positive trading update sent Kogan shares to a three-week high, Mr Kogan told shareholders at the company's annual general

  • AAP14 hours ago

    Qld economic growth falls well short

    Queensland's economic growth has fallen to 1.8 per cent, among the lowest in the nation, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Queensland was ahead of only WA, whose economy contracted by 2.7 per cent, and Tasmania, which grew by 1.1 per cent, and just behind

  • Critics cry foul as Cambodian CNRP banned
    AAP15 hours ago

    Critics cry foul as Cambodian CNRP banned

    The US has promised "concrete steps" against Cambodia and the European Union has raised a threat to vital trade preferences after the main opposition party was banned ahead of elections. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was dissolved by the Supreme Court on Thursday at the request

  • AAP15 hours ago

    David Jones lags Myer as sales drop

    A trading update from Johannesburg-listed Woolworths Holdings show total sales at David Jones fell by 5.3 per cent over the 20-week period to November 12, while like-for-like store sales dropped 5.2 per cent. Woolworths said David Jones's performance was impacted during the period by refurbishments

  • AAP15 hours ago

    Cambodia faces international action

    The US has promised "concrete steps" against Cambodia and the European Union raised a threat to vital trade preferences after the main opposition party was banned ahead of elections. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was dissolved by the Supreme Court on Thursday at the request of

  • AAP15 hours ago

    McFerryface now a NSW election issue

    The Sydney Habour ferry recently named Ferry McFerryface has bizarrely become a NSW election issue. Maritime Union of Australia workers are boycotting the ferry over what they say is a "disrespectful" name and now Opposition Leader Luke Foley says he'll scrap the name if Labor wins government

  • Craft beers and celestial bars in Leeds
    AAP15 hours ago

    Craft beers and celestial bars in Leeds

    Leeds is the UK's fastest-growing city, driven by financial services and the business sector. Boasting a world-class museum (the Royal Armouries), internationally renowned opera and ballet companies, restaurants at the cutting edge of foodie culture and a clutch of sophisticated shopping arcades

  • AAP16 hours ago

    Hurdles for Tabcorp-Tatts merger to clear

    THE LEGAL HURDLES TO THE TABCORP-TATTS MERGER SO FAR NOVEMBER 2016 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) started to review the proposed Tabcorp-Tatts merger in November 2016 after Tabcorp ...