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08/31/2016
Peter Costello says monetary policy is 'out of shots', governments must step up - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Peter Costello says monetary policy is 'out of shots', governments must step up
The Australian Financial Review
Peter Costello says its time for governments around the world to take the baton from central banks. Paul Jeffers. Share on twitter. by Jonathan Shapiro. The former federal treasurer and chairman of the Future Fund called on governments to do more to ...
Governments have 'limited firepower' to deal with future financial shocks: Future FundThe Sydney Morning Herald
Challenging times ahead for investment: Future Fund's Peter CostelloThe Australian
Future Fund hits 10th year double the sizeNEWS.com.au
SBS -Reuters
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08/31/2016
ACCC takes legal action against Volkswagen - NEWS.com.au

B&T

ACCC takes legal action against Volkswagen
NEWS.com.au
Australia's consumer watchdog has started legal action in the Federal Court against German carmaker Volkswagen and its Australian subsidiary accusing it of misleading claims about diesel vehicle emissions. The Australian Competition and Consumer ...
Markets Live: BHP dives back below $20The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia comes after Volkswagen over the diesel emissions scandalBusiness Insider Australia
New card fee rules benefit consumersInDaily
MuMbrella -ABC Online -BBC News -iTWire
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08/31/2016
Australian private new capital expenditure -5.4% vs. -4.2% forecast - Investing.com UK

Investing.com UK

Australian private new capital expenditure -5.4% vs. -4.2% forecast
Investing.com UK
Investing.com - Australian private new capital expenditure fell more-than-expected in the last quarter, official data showed on Thursday. In a report, Australian Bureau of Statistics said that Australian private new capital expenditure fell to a ...

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08/31/2016
Collins Foods hungry for expansion - NEWS.com.au

Collins Foods hungry for expansion
NEWS.com.au
Collins Foods is focused on expanding its fast food restaurant operations following its recent acquisition of 13 KFC stores, a move that made it the chicken chain's largest franchisee in Australia. Chairman Robert Kaye told shareholders at the company ...

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08/31/2016
'Buyer urgency' caused by shortage of homes on the market fuels winter price gains in Melbourne - Herald Sun

Herald Sun

'Buyer urgency' caused by shortage of homes on the market fuels winter price gains in Melbourne
Herald Sun
MELBOURNE property prices jumped 3.4 per cent in winter, spurred by strong auction clearance rates and buyer “urgency” amid a shortage of homes on the market. The city's growth was second only to Sydney's, where dwelling values increased 3.9 per cent ...
Affordability at new low as Sydney and Melbourne prices surgeThe Australian Financial Review
Home prices continue strong rise in Sydney, Melbourne; fall in Perth, DarwinABC Online
Capital city home prices weaken: CoreLogicThe Australian
NEWS.com.au -The West Australian -Reuters
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08/30/2016
'Ten per cent off is a big joke': Masters fire sale underwhelms shoppers - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

'Ten per cent off is a big joke': Masters fire sale underwhelms shoppers
NEWS.com.au
FAILED hardware chain Masters has hit the ground walking in its much-hyped fire sale, with customers coming away unimpressed with storewide discounts of a paltry 10 per cent off ticket prices. It's the second time this year curious shoppers have ...
The Woolworths-Lowe's bust up exposes structural weakness in joint venture agreementsThe Australian
Woolworths and Lowe's face off in courtThe Australian Financial Review
Woolworths can't sell Masters: Lowe's9news.com.au
ABC Online -Business Review Australia -Motley Fool Australia -Sky News Australia
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08/31/2016
China manufacturing stagnates, says factory index - The Australian

The Australian

China manufacturing stagnates, says factory index
The Australian
The Caixin China manufacturing purchasing managers' index, a private gauge of nationwide factory activity, fell in August, still showing a stagnation, Caixin Media and research firm Markit said. The index weakened to 50.0 from 50.6 in July, but ...
Factory activity slowest in 14 monthsNEWS.com.au
Australia's manufacturing sector just suddenly went into reverseBusiness Insider Australia
Something just went horribly wrong in manufacturingMacroBusiness (blog)
The Bullion Desk -Financial Times -CNBC -FOOD Magazine - Australia
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08/31/2016
New $5 note receives thumbs up - NEWS.com.au

The Australian

New $5 note receives thumbs up
NEWS.com.au
Numismatists have been eager to get their hands on the new $5 note, the first of the next generation series released into circulation by the Reserve Bank of Australia. People queued up at the bank in Sydney's CBD on Thursday to collect the crisp new ...
Australia's new $5 banknote is a breakthrough for the blindThe Australian
Australia's new $5 notes to be more accessible to blind and vision-impaired peopleABC Online
Say hello to the new $5 note: What small businesses need to knowSmartCompany.com.au
The Guardian -SBS -Armidale Express -CNET
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08/31/2016
Victorian Government unveils plans for new suburb in city's north with underground rail links - ABC Online

ABC Online

Victorian Government unveils plans for new suburb in city's north with underground rail links
ABC Online
The Victorian Government has released a draft plan for a new suburb to be developed in Melbourne's inner north over the next three decades. Key points: Area expected to house 15,000, be home to 34,000 jobs; New train station part of Metro Rail project ...
Metro Tunnel to help revitalise huge chunk of North Melbourne's 'Arden' precinctThe Age
Plans to develop Melbourne's Arden precinct are unveiledHerald Sun

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08/31/2016
Australia's first driverless bus starts service - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

Australia's first driverless bus starts service
The Australian Financial Review
The trial began on Wednesday and involves the 'RAC Intellibus' travelling along the South Perth Esplanade, carrying passengers, interacting with traffic, parked cars, cyclists and pedestrians. RAC WA. Australia's first driverless and electric shuttle ...
Driverless bus takes to the road in PerthThe Australian
Driverless bus trial in South Perth an Australian firstABC Online
Australia's first autonomous bus trial goes off without a hitch (or a driver)CNET
Perth Now -Business News -WAtoday -techAU (blog)
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