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  • Markets

    ACCC: Weak AUD to blame for petrol prices

    The weak Australian dollar has sent petrol prices soaring to an averaged four-year high recorded by the consumer watchdog in five of the countries’ largest cities. Petrol pumpers were paying on average $141.2 cents per [...]
  • Business

    AFG profit dips amid scrutiny on brokers

    Australian Finance Group has posted a 0.8 per cent dip in full-year profit to $33 million, insisting it has “proved its resilience” after Kenneth Hayne’s royal commission spurred scrutiny of the mortgage broking industry. The company, [...]
  • News

    Aussie gas exporter eyes Vietnamese market

    Australian energy giant Woodside could be exporting liquefied natural gas to Vietnam as early as 2021. Vietnam is Australia’s second-fastest-growing trade partner behind India, with trade between the pair hitting a record $14.5 billion in [...]
  • Business

    Melbourne Crown staff protest job security

    Crown employees will rally outside the Melbourne casino on Friday over claims of job insecurity. United Voice members will protest near the Merrywell Restaurant at the casino complex from 6pm on Friday, after the union [...]
  • Markets

    Oil eases ahead of Fed chair’s speech

    Oil prices weakened overnight on worries about the global economy and as equity markets were on edge over the uncertain outlook for US interest rate cuts. Traders are awaiting a speech from Federal Reserve Chair [...]

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