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Metalicity to earn US$20b at Admiral Bay
Australian resource development company Metalicity has delivered a positive scoping study for its Admiral Bay zinc project in northwest Australia.
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:06:10 GMT)

GUD Holdings posts loss of $43 million
GUD Holdings Limited has posted a full-year loss of $43 million due to a writedown in the value of storage equipment company Dexion.
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:06:10 GMT)

Virgin Australia to post $224.7m FY loss
Virgin Australia's underlying profit for the 12 months to June 30 will meet guidance at $41.0 million, an improvement on FY15's $49.0 million underlying loss.
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:06:23 GMT)

BHP faces $US1.4b hit from Brazil disaster
BHP Billiton will book a charge of up to $US1.3 billion in its 2015/16 accounts for the Samarco mining disaster in Brazil, plus direct costs of $US100 million.
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:56:36 GMT)

Macquarie expects broadly flat FY17 profit
Macquarie Group expects full-year profit to be broadly in line with 2016's record $2.06 billion despite an expected drop in merger and acquisitions deals.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:06:10 GMT)

Gold gains on Fed statement
Gold prices have risen after the Federal Reserve kept its key rate on hold and said near-term economic risks had diminished.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:06:11 GMT)

Cardinal George Pell's full response to child sex abuse allegations
Full statement from Cardinal George Pell in response to allegations aired on the ABC of child sex abuse.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:04:06 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world's major stock markets
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:27:01 GMT)

Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:06:11 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian share market
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:16:21 GMT)

Share market gaining ground
Materials and consumer stocks are gaining in a stronger share market.
(Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:48:18 GMT)

$A slightly higher on US dollar weakness
The Aussie dollar has edged higher, recouping some of the losses it suffered after data showed annual inflation was just one per cent.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:54:04 GMT)

Furious George Pell demands Victoria Police investigation as ABC airs abuse claims
Speaking from Rome where he is based at the Vatican, Cardinal Pell said he refused to be put to a "trial by media" and said the ABC had "no licence" to destroy his reputation.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:27:01 GMT)

Climate pariah or saviour? Paper looks at role gas could play on carbon pricing
The oil and gas industry has the potential to drive climate change action but only if it makes a clear break with its coal cousins.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:00:00 GMT)

Police investigating Cardinal George Pell child abuse allegations: report
Police are investigating child-abuse allegations against Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell, the ABC has reported.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:56:13 GMT)

AGL gets QIC and Future Fund as partners
QIC and Future Fund join AGL Energy in the $2-3b Powering Australian Renewables Fund, the first partnership in the Australian renewable energy space.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:06:12 GMT)

William 'Bill' Spedding faces child sex offences in Victoria
A man previously identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell is facing historical child sex offences in Victoria.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:04:07 GMT)

ANZ 'pulled fast one' on Apple Pay
CBA, NAB and Westpac have asked the competition watchdog for permission to negotiate jointly with Apple over accessing contactless payments on iPhones.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:06:05 GMT)

D13 raises $6.5m to fast track technology
Counter-drone company, Department 13, looks to commercialise its MESMER counter drone technology, raising $6.5 million through a placement.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:06:09 GMT)

Push to keep territory out of royal commission: 'They can't be allowed to sit in judgment on themselves'
Lawyers who have battled for Aboriginal rights for decades fear the Northern Territory government is manoeuvring to play a central role in the royal commission into youth detention.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:47:21 GMT)

NT Chief Minister Adam Giles defends comments about putting criminals in a hole
Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles says he was frustrated when, in 2010, he suggested putting bad criminals in a "concrete hole".
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:16:28 GMT)

Fees class action funder faces $9.5m hit
Litigation funder IMF Bentham says the High Court's dismissal of a class action against ANZ for excessive card fees may cost it up to $9.5 million.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:24:13 GMT)

Inflation figures support August rate cut
Economists say the low inflation numbers paves the way for the Reserve Bank to cut the benchmark interest rate at its August meeting next week.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:17:22 GMT)

Etihad Airways backs Virgin Australia
Etihad Airways will participate in Virgin Australia's share issue to retain its 21.8 per cent stake in the airline and a seat on the board.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:36:11 GMT)

Share sale speculation hurts GrainCorp
GrainCorp shares have taken a hit amid speculation its major shareholder has been unable to attract an acceptable price for its stake.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:18:15 GMT)

Silver Heritage Group launches $25m IPO
Hong Kong based Silver Heritage Group is providing Australian investors exposure to the regional Asian gaming market, through a A$25m initial public offering.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 02:06:14 GMT)

Fortescue Metals plans further cost cuts
Iron ore miner Fortescue is targeting further cost reductions as it looks to remain competitive with larger rivals BHP and Rio.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:06:10 GMT)

Senex's June quarter sales revenue slips
Oil producer Senex Energy has posted a six per cent decline in June quarter sales revenue, but managed to achieve its full-year production guidance.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:56:20 GMT)

Atlas Iron hits FY shipment guidance
Struggling junior miner Atlas Iron has hit its full-year guidance, shipping 14.5 million tonnes of ore during the fiscal year.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:46:24 GMT)

Special dividend for Asciano shareholders
Asciano shareholders will receive a special dividend of 87 cents per security on August 11, subject to approval by the Australian Taxation Office.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:38:16 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian share market
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:26:35 GMT)

Precious metals lift ahead of Fed meeting
Precious metals has closed higher, but their gains were limited ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:06:16 GMT)

Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:06:17 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world's major stock markets
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:34:06 GMT)

Tiny gain for share market
The share market has again inched higher, as weak inflation figures did little to change the chances of an RBA rate cut next week.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:57:11 GMT)

$A falls as inflation hits 17-year low
The local currency has fallen below 75 US cents after inflation figures supported expectations of an August cash rate cut.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:26:24 GMT)

AGL signs up investors for renewables fund
AGL Energy has signed up QIC and Future Fund as investors for its recently announced up to $3 billion fund to develop renewables projects.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:08:13 GMT)

Royal commission to probe whole Northern Territory juvenile detention system
The Turnbull government's royal commission into juvenile detention will go beyond Darwin's disgraced Don Dale detention centre but will focus solely on the Northern Territory, Attorney-General George Brandis has revealed.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:26:07 GMT)

Dylan Voller, boy strapped to restraining chair, thanks supporters for 'getting truth out there'
Dylan Voller, the boy strapped to a restraining chair and with the hood placed over his head inside a Northern Territory detention centre, has penned a letter thanking his supporters for "getting the truth out there."
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:21:46 GMT)

Lithium Australia in maiden moves into Qld
Lithium Australia made its first foray into Queenslands potential lithium exploration sector with an application for a ground prospective for lithium.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:06:09 GMT)

SAI Global plans assurance business sale
SAI Global confirms that it is reviewing a possible sale of its assurance business.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:06:18 GMT)

Opthea has 'positive' wet AMD results
Opthea shares closed up 10% on positive data from its first clinical trial of a trap therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:06:18 GMT)

Protest at Alice Springs prison: Eight prisoners on the roof
Eight inmates are protesting on the roof of Alice Springs prison.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:26:16 GMT)

Woolies shares dip as investors take stock
Woolworths' share price has slipped slightly as investors weigh the previous day's news it will shed 500 jobs, close stores and slow down new store openings.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:28:14 GMT)

Cautious welcome for royal commission into Northern Territory prison system
Aboriginal leader Mick Gooda fought back tears as he expressed cautious hope for an inquiry into the Northern Territory's youth justice system.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:06:35 GMT)

Northern Territory juvenile detention royal commission 'should be widened'
A Royal Commission into the Northern Territory's discredited youth detention system will not stop the epidemic of suicide devastating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:29:03 GMT)

Facebook removes ABC Four Corners footage of child detainee abuse
Facebook has confirmed it removed graphic footage revealing systematic abuse at a Darwin youth detention centre.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:04:09 GMT)

Small stocks deliver for AMCIL
Listed investment company AMCIL has shifted its portfolio to predominantely small companies as it posts $7.7 million profit.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:14:10 GMT)

Independents innovate in supermarket wars
The owners behind IGA stores caught up in the intense supermarket war are fighting back with new and creative ways of luring customers.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:07:13 GMT)

Monadelphous eyes renewables energy market
In a move to break into the growing renewable energy market, Monadelphous Group has teamed up with ZEM Energy to form a renewable energy focused joint venture.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:06:10 GMT)

NT corrections minister John Elferink dumped following abuse revelations at a youth correctional centre
Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has sacked the minister in charge of the detention system that has triggered a royal commission and taken over the portfolio.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:36:34 GMT)

Australians fear energy bills
A survey by iSelect found that 84% of Australian households are concerned about their upcoming winter energy bill.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:06:11 GMT)

ACCC demands better broadband speed info
Better information on broadband speed should be provided to consumers to improve competition and satisfaction, according to Australia's competition watchdog.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 02:06:22 GMT)

Seven West mulls post-deal Yahoo7 options
Seven West predicts business as usual at Yahoo7 during the six to nine months it will take for Verizon to wrap up its $US4.83 billion takeover of Yahoo, Inc.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:58:13 GMT)

Science behind a2 milk's health-related claims to be examined in court
a2 launched a legal battle over a rival's use of its "A2 protein" claim. It could spectacularly backfire.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:56:24 GMT)

Royal commission into youth detention in the NT: what you need to know
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a royal commission into the Northern Territory's youth detention system, after graphic footage was shown on the ABC's Four Corners program showing children allegedly being mistreated in prison.
(Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:28:02 GMT)

Aust market up ahead of inflation data
The Australian share market has eked out a tiny gain after a weak start as investors bet on an interest rate cut to follow inflation figures.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:56:29 GMT)

Consumer confidence rebounds
Consumer confidence has risen slightly, thanks to a more upbeat outlook on the economy.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:38:14 GMT)

Northern Star FY profit jumps 65 pct
WA-based gold miner Northern Star has reported full-year profit of $151.4 million, helped by strong gold prices and lower costs.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:27:35 GMT)

Hidden camera captures attack on elderly man by carer at Adelaide nursing home
A hidden camera has captured a shocking attack on an elderly man by his carer at a nursing home in Adelaide, prompting calls for better monitoring of people in aged care.
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:36:23 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian share market
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:29:14 GMT)

Gold slips as the $US strengthens
Gold has slipped 0.2 per cent, but has pared its earlier losses as the US dollar and international equities markets turned lower.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:06:14 GMT)

$A rises as the US dollar falls
The Australian dollar is benefiting from a weaker US dollar amid expectations the Bank of Japan
(Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:16:30 GMT)

Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:06:14 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world's major stock markets
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:26:16 GMT)

Australian market set to open flat
The Australian share market looks set to open flat after Wall Street receded from its record highs.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:06:15 GMT)

Youth suicide rate demands urgent action ACT conference told
The statistics on youth suicide in Australia are bad enough but those for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are horrific, a conference in Canberra has been told.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:30:00 GMT)

ABC Four Corners: Gillian Triggs calls for inquiry into youth detention abuse
The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs has called for an inquiry into juvenile detention after the ABC aired harrowing footage of apparent abuses of young people in custody in the Northern Territory.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:33:10 GMT)

Boy, 17, strapped to mechanical chair as ABC Four Corners footage reveals abuse at youth detention centre
Disturbing footage has emerged of a 17-year-old boy, one of six boys tear-gassed at a juvenile detention centre near Darwin, being strapped to a mechanical restraint chair.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:26:14 GMT)

Impact launches $100M solar fund
Melbourne-based Impact Investment Group (IIG) is seeking $100 million for its unlisted Solar Income Fund.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:06:10 GMT)

Independence continues work on Tropicana
Independence Group intersected high-grade gold mineralisation at Havana South, as part of a continued work program at the Tropicana gold mine.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:06:37 GMT)

Sino Gas irons out Sanjiaobei PSC
Sino Gas & Energy and PetroChina CBM have reached an agreement on the allocation of the outstanding and future pilot gas sales proceeds from the Sanjiaobei PSC.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:06:38 GMT)

A$ flat ahead of key inflation data
The Australian dollar is steady against the US dollar ahead of the release of closely-watched inflation data on Wednesday.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:17:11 GMT)

Ex-minister Robb joins Ten board
Former federal trade minister Andrew Robb has joined the board of Ten Network as Gina Rinehart's representative.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:16:17 GMT)

2016 grape harvest 'sensational'
The 2016 grape harvest has produced more premium fruit and is commanding higher prices.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:16:14 GMT)

First home buyers focused on price growth
The potential for house price growth has become the most important factor for first home buyers in Australia, a survey by lender St George has found.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:29:14 GMT)

Creditors vote to liquidate Dick Smith
Creditors have approved the liquidation of Dick Smith, seven months after the electronics retail chain was placed in administration.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:38:04 GMT)

Vital begins West African gold drilling
Vital Metals has commenced drilling at its Kollo gold project in Burkina Faso, West Africa to in-fill and extend known high-grade gold mineralisation.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:06:28 GMT)

Woolworths sharpens and cuts
Beleaguered supermarket giant Woolworths has announced job cuts and store closures as part of a restructure to slow its slide in market share.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:08:16 GMT)

No plans to raise capital: Woolies
Supermarket giant Woolworths says it has no plans to raise capital at the moment.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:06:21 GMT)

Telstra's McKenzie to leave after 12 years
Telstra's chief operations officer Kate McKenzie is leaving the company which as seen seven outages since February.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:57:54 GMT)

Newcrest meets FY output guidance
Gold miner Newcrest has met its full-year production guidance despite lower output in the June quarter due to a shutdown at its Indonesian mines.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:09:13 GMT)

Woolworths cuts jobs, slows store rollout
Struggling supermarket giant is slashing 500 jobs and is slowing down its store rollout as it takes further steps to restructure operations.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:06:11 GMT)

Stocks to watch
Stocks of interest on the Australian share market
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:26:24 GMT)

International markets roundup
News from the world's major stock markets
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:28:11 GMT)

Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:06:12 GMT)

Woolies, rate hopes boost market
The Australian share market has closed higher as investors punt on a cut to interest rates, and Woolworths shares rise strongly.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:16:17 GMT)

Aussie slips against the $US ahead of data
The Aussie dollar has fallen against the greenback ahead of the release of the Consumer Price Index data on Wednesday
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:56:15 GMT)

Press Council adjudication
Press Council: Report of alleged rape breaches Standards of Practice.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:15:00 GMT)

WA and Qld tumble down economic rankings
The mining downturn is damaging the economies of Queensland and Western Australia, while NSW remains the nation's best performing economy, according to CommSec.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:08:18 GMT)

Doctor calls for regulation of ACT beauty industry
Multiple women claim they were left with scarred, blotchy or infected skin after receiving laser treatments from a Canberra beauty therapist, renewing calls to regulate the beauty industry in the ACT.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:00:00 GMT)

Schoolboy sport young guns under pressure
Top schools urge aggressive recruiters for professional codes and one-eyed parents to dial down on the hot housing.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:00:00 GMT)

Aussie shares to open slightly higher
The latest inflation figures and the outcome of the US Federal Reserve Meeting will be the big deciders for the Australian market this week.
(Sun, 24 Jul 2016 03:56:16 GMT)

Brian Cox on life, universe and the big bang
If Brian Cox struggles to wrap his mind around something, what chance do us mortals have?
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:15:13 GMT)

'Final victory' for Australian diggers as they are laid to rest outside Pozieres
The "final victory" of three unknown Australian soldiers came on Saturday, as they were buried with full military honours in the soil of the land they had died to liberate a century ago.
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:04:05 GMT)

'Youth in a syringe': Toby Mitchell the outlaw poster boy for anti-ageing drugs
When Toby Mitchell was shot six times outside a Brunswick gym in 2011 he spent weeks in intensive care, underwent 30 operations and lost a kidney, gall bladder and most of his liver.
(Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:44:09 GMT)

'This is the best place for him': Unknown Anzac buried in Pozieres
The Pozieres soil releases Anzacs. It's a regular event, even a ritual, that the locals are well familiar with – but it never fails to send shivers down the spine.
(Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:56:58 GMT)

Ancient scoop: Australia's first newspapers for sale
A rare collection of Sydney Gazette newspapers - Australia's first newspaper - will be up for sale coinciding with Rare Book Week.
(Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:15:00 GMT)

'My religion is food', says MasterChef's George Calombaris
Eating a meal with MasterChef judge and restaurateur George Calombaris is a gastronomic symphony of animal grunts against a constant hum of yums.
(Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:46:15 GMT)

Photos of the week
A week in photos from award-winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
(Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:01:40 GMT)