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ASX lower but month still stellar

3 hours 26 minutes ago
The Australian sharemarket tracked lower for the third straight session as the strong Aussie dollar weighed on US currency earners but remains at nine-month highs after a stellar November.

Optus lashes NBN over inconsistent service

6 hours 28 minutes ago
The new boss of Optus has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the federal government’s broadband infrastructure monopoly, saying it gets many complaints for passing on inconsistent service levels to consumers.

HomeBuilder extension’s big winners

9 hours 29 minutes ago
Australian builders and tradies are expected to pick up the tools for an extra 12,000 new home builds in 2021 after the federal government extended their HomeBuilder grants scheme.

Billionaire’s wife makes shoe confession

10 hours 29 minutes ago
Nicola Forrest, the wife of billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, has revealed she hasn’t thrown away her son’s decade-old RM Williams boots he grew out of when he was 10 years old – and she wears them.

Big consequence of Chinese tariffs

10 hours 29 minutes ago
Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) says the latest trade spat between Australia and China has put up to 30 per cent of the group’s earnings in jeopardy.

ScoMo’s popularity surges

10 hours 29 minutes ago
Support for Scott Morrison has jumped to its highest point in four months as politicians land in Canberra for the final sitting fortnight of the year.

Biden injured while playing with dog

11 hours 30 minutes ago
Joe Biden’s doctor said on Sunday US time that the president-elect had sustained a sprain of his right foot after twisting his ankle while playing with his dog, Major.
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