Business (Australia)

BHP will defend Samarco class action suit filed in Australia

BHP Billiton (BHP -0.5%) says it will defend itself against claims in a class action proceeding in the Federal Court of Australia regarding the 2015 …

Business

Ten Clever Ways To Save Money Every Day

Image: iStock<p>Money-saving tactics can often be unrealistic or forced. Fortunately, there are also easy ways to spend and save money every day. Here …

Personal Finance

Construction set for its biggest fall since the global financial crisis

Australia's building commencements, fuelled by investor apartment construction, look like heading from boom to bust, according to forecaster BIS …

Housing

Treasury analysis warned of dividend imputation costs blowing out

Treasury advice provided to Mr Gaetjens and Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer's chief of staff Gerry Antioch at 11:50am on March 13 - the day …

Australia

How to profit from the Aussie housing crash

Via the AFR: ARCO fund manager George Colman says he is cautious on the Australian economy and is warning of a “slow-motion property market crash”. …

Interest Rates

Three steps save you thousands

MOST Aussies have a love-hate relationship when it comes to their superannuation.

Superannuation

3000 shareholders sign up to class action against BHP

3000 shareholders have signed up to participate in a class action against miner BHP over the deadly Samarco dam disaster of 2015. The mining giant …

Bhp

These fintech shares have sunk like stones today

While all sectors except for the energy sector are in the red today, one area of the market that has fallen more than most is the fintech industry.In …

Stock Markets

Can our superannuation system handle another financial crisis?

Even as the champagne corks were popping, a sense of foreboding hung over the celebrations.<p>For the tribe handling the $2.6 trillion in Australian …

Superannuation

Russian treasure claims sunk

RUSSIA and rumour often go hand-in-hand. But it appears news of the discovery of a $190 billion hoard of gold aboard a sunken warship is just more …

Wreck

Why would anyone live in Perth?

When I was in Sydney for work recently, a Sydney-based colleague casually mentioned he’d been to Perth once.<p>“I went to Perth for a night,” he said. …

Australia

Ask Margaret: Should I invest in a tenanted property?

<i>Hi Margaret,</i><p><i>I'm currently looking to get an investment property in Broken Hill for $69000 which is currently tenanted and is rented out for $180 a</i> …

Investing

Donald Trump's tweets on stocks and his approval rating hint where the trade war with China may be heading

• <b>Donald Trump likes to tweet about stocks, approval ratings and unfair trade practices, among other things.</b>• <b><br>Economists at BAML believe Trump will</b> …

Donald Trump

Hayne to grill 14 super funds including AustralianSuper, AMP, CBA

Directors from 14 super funds will be called upon to explain themselves when the Hayne royal commission kicks off public hearings into superannuation …

Superannuation

Coles demerger will ‘clear up’ grocery market

The planned demerger of Wesfarmers’ Coles supermarket chain will allow investors to make direct comparisons of Coles and biggest rival Woolworths. …

Australia

Housing 'credit crunch' risk to economy

Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report …

Exports

Hunter Street reopening to traffic after light rail construction

LET'S ROLL: Parliamentary secretary for the Hunter Scot MacDonald, left, and Revitalising Newcastle program director Michael Cassel in Hunter Street …

Commuter Rail

Ex Wallabies great Simon Poidevin urged colleague to lie for him: ASIC

"He has the prisoner's dilemma - he is not going to be able to get out of this tribunal, hand-in-hand with Poidevin. One of them goes down," Mr …

Hong Kong

Trade wars: Australia could get badly hurt if giants collide

Nevertheless, Trump’s commentary on the Fed and the US dollar raised the prospect that he might open another front in the trade wars the US has …

Economy

'We lost touch': NAB to give farmers drought reprieve

Loading<p>It comes just days after rival lender ANZ Bank said it supported a moratorium on farm repossessions and penalty interest rates where the …

Customers

Packer cried over One Tel

Tel, a court has been told.<p>Mr Murdoch has been questioned in the NSW Supreme Court about a private meeting with Mr Packer on May 27, 2001, a few days …

ASIC (Australia)

Big super funds to front royal commission

Australia's largest superannuation funds head a long list of players in the $2.6 trillion sector to be called before the financial services royal …

Financial Services

I was a 'puppet': Former financial planner claims AMP pressured him to sell inferior products

A former AMP planner has described the financial services giant as a "dictatorship", claiming he was pressured to sell in-house products, including …

Financial Services

Phoenicia gives growers, traders online option

THE online realm is increasingly becoming the trading floor for wholesale produce with another trading business launching into the market.<p>Phoenicia, …

Trading

Why CIO tenures in Australia are getting shorter

The typical chief information officer tenure, or so goes the noughties C-Suite folklore, works to a five year cycle.<p>The first year is the honeymoon …

CIO

3 high yield dividend shares for income investors

Luckily for income investors in this low interest environment, the Australian share market is one of the most generous in the world with an average …

Investing

Planners face tough distribution rules

<b>There will be no excuse for the those manufacturing financial products not knowing if their products have resulted in complaints made to financial</b> …

Financial Services

Microsoft's share price hits all-time high after bumper results

Microsoft shares rose about five percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its …

Technology (Australia)

First-home buyers fight back for affordable slice of Corio

Not typical: An original Federation house at 401 Princes Highway, Corio, is selling with price expectations up to $1 million.<p>FIRST-HOME buyers are …

Real Estate

4 property management mistakes to avoid

<b>Property management can have its ups and downs because fundamentally it’s about managing humans, who we all know can be unpredictable!</b><p>Professional …

Project Management