Business economists see US growth slowdown
US business economists foresee a slowdown in economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to government predictions that growth will speed up.
A pre-budget survey of 130 company directors and executives shows only half of the nation’s SME’s are optimistic about their prospects over the next five years.
The Communications Media Authority has warned Telstra, Optus and Vodafone that their staff needs to do a better job of helping customers with disabilities.
The dairy producer - listed in both Australia and New Zealand - has named a new Shanghai-based executive to help boost its Chinese market share.
Digital scrapbooking website Pinterest is filing for an initial public offering of stock.
Levi Strauss & Co.‘s return to the public markets got an enthusiastic reception from investors, its shares rising by almost a third on day one.
Ansell has appointed Zubair Javeed as its new chief financial officer.
Premier Investments has lifted first-half profit 13 per cent, shrugging off challenging retail conditions with record sales from its expanding Smiggle empire.
Australia’s unemployment rate edged down in February to a seasonally adjusted 4.9 per cent.
Brickworks has recorded an 18.1 per cent increase in first-half profit to $114.6 million.
Rising coal prices boosted returns from Washington H Soul Pattinson’s stake in miner New Hope, in turn lifting first-half profit 22.6 per cent.
Banks and insurers must manage the “foreseeable and actionable” risk of climate change, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says.
Google says to appease EU antitrust concerns it will explicitly ask its Android users in Europe which browser and search engine they want to use.
NAB’s new chief executive, Philip Chronican, has pledged not to close any of the bank’s branches in rural and regional Australia until at least January 2021.
Police, CFA, Shepparton Search and Rescue and State Emergency Service personnel are on the scene of a truck rollover in Murchison. It is believed a truck rolled off the bridge as you enter the town and has landed in the Goulburn River below. The...
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Ten months after launching with much fanfare, Oliver’s Real Food has suddenly closed.
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