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Property Insiders: September Property Market Update

Australia's housing markets have clearly turned the corner.

Buyers are back making plans, looking at properties and approaching their lenders for finance.

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    Australian Associated Press

    Stocks to watch

    Stocks of interest at the close of trading for Tuesday, September 17.

  • ASX closes up for fifth straight day
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    ASX closes up for fifth straight day

    The Australian share market has recovered from its morning losses to finish up for a fifth day, despite losses in the mining sector.

  • BHP cuts CEO's pay after miner's death
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    BHP cuts CEO's pay after miner's death

    Mining giant BHP paid CEO Andrew Mackenzie 24% less last year, with a committee scoring his performance harshly following the death of a Queensland miner.

  • Hyundai invest $6.2m in share-car tech
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    Australian Associated Press

    Hyundai invest $6.2m in share-car tech

    Hyundai is embracing the share-car industry, investing a further $6.2 million in an Australian company to make it easier for owners to lease their vehicles.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Aust massage app hunts NZ, business growth

    Australian mobile massage app Blys has launched in New Zealand, aiming to help combat the nation's $1.4 billion a year workplace health issue.

  • RBA noted global gloom while holding rate
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    Australian Associated Press

    RBA noted global gloom while holding rate

    Reserve Bank of Australia board members agreed that risks to the global growth outlook had heightened on escalating US-Sino tensions, and slowing China growth.

  • Helloworld shares jump on bullish forecast
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    Australian Associated Press

    Helloworld shares jump on bullish forecast

    Helloworld shares have recovered a whole month's losses after the travel operator said it expects full-year earnings to rise as much as 12.5 per cent.

  • Qantas' Joyce Australia's highest paid CEO
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Qantas' Joyce Australia's highest paid CEO

    Alan Joyce was Australia's highest-paid chief executive in 2018, narrowly beating Macquarie Group CEO Nicholas Moore with $23.9 million in renumeration.

  • New Hope lifts FY profit 41% to $210.7m
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    New Hope lifts FY profit 41% to $210.7m

    New Hope Corporation has increased its full-year profit by 41 per cent to $210.7 million, helped by its larger stake in the Bengalla mine in NSW.

  • Cimic wins $463m Sydney CBD station build
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Cimic wins $463m Sydney CBD station build

    Cimic Group company CPB Contractors will design and build the new underground Sydney Metro City and Southwest Pitt Street station.

  • Consumer confidence hits two-year low: ANZ
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Consumer confidence hits two-year low: ANZ

    Consumer confidence cratered to a two-year low at the weekend, a survey by ANZ and Roy Morgan suggests.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    AAP Markets report for Tuesday, Sept 17

    Movements on overseas markets.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Energy stocks surge as Wall Street slides

    Wall Street has dropped after the Saudi oilfield attacks, which spooked investors, but energy stocks spiked, with the sector having its best day since January.

  • Aust shares flat even as oil, gold gain
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Aust shares flat even as oil, gold gain

    The Australian share market has finished slightly higher, with oil companies surging following a spike in prices sparked by an attack on Saudi oil facilities.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Stocks to watch

    Stocks of interest at the close of trading for Monday, September 16.

  • Root cooling tech a food security boost
    Finance

    Root cooling tech a food security boost

    Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies has used temperature tech to increase the harvest yield of desert-located basil by 30 per cent.

  • Bellamy's stock soars 56% on China buyout
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Bellamy's stock soars 56% on China buyout

    Infant formula maker Bellamy's has entered into a scheme of arrangement with China Mengniu Dairy Company, which has offered $1.5 billion for the company.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Pacific Energy picks QIC's $466.7m offer

    Pacific Energy has backed a $1.085 per share offer by QIC Private Capital after the investment manager matched a rival consortium's recent offer.

  • Virgin to buy back frequent flyer stake
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Virgin to buy back frequent flyer stake

    Virgin Australia says it plans to buy back the remaining 35 per cent of its Velocity frequent flyer program from Affinity Equity Partners.

  • AP Eagers $2.3bn takeover of AHG succeeds
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    AP Eagers $2.3bn takeover of AHG succeeds

    A.P. Eagers has succeeded in its off-market takeover of Automotive Holdings Group, acquiring more than 90 per cent of all shares.

  • Northern Star in $43m Alaskan expansion
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Northern Star in $43m Alaskan expansion

    Northern Star will spend $43 million expanding the capacity of its Pogo goldmine in Alaska by 30 per cent.

  • Low scrap prices to hit Sims' Metals H1
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Low scrap prices to hit Sims' Metals H1

    Sims Metals says its first-half results will be "materially lower" than a year earlier due to the US-China trade conflict and falling demand for cars.

  • Chinese Australians targeted by scammers
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Chinese Australians targeted by scammers

    Over 900 Chinese Australians have been taken advantage of by scammers, with some students even being duped into posing as kidnapping victims.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    AAP Markets report for Monday, Sept 16

    Movements on overseas markets.

  • Australian market to start a touch down
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Australian market to start a touch down

    Australian shares are expected to dip a little when trading resumes, with investors feeling cautious ahead of an interest rate decision by the US central bank.