Australia

Australian insurer hired a private eye to surveil mentally ill woman

Australian insurer hired a private eye to surveil mentally ill woman

Published 13/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian life insurer paid a private investigator who covertly filmed a mentally-ill woman eating breakfast, holding hands with her partner and [more…]

Australia’s CBA rejected heart attack insurance claim using…

Australia’s CBA rejected heart attack insurance claim using…

Published 12/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The insurance arm of Commonwealth Bank of Australia rejected a trauma payout to a customer using outdated criterion that found his heart [more…]

Australian insurer tells inquiry broke law governing sales calls

Australian insurer tells inquiry broke law governing sales calls

Published 10/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian insurer said on Monday it had committed more than 300,000 criminal breaches when cold-calling customers, as a powerful inquiry into [more…]

Australian Open director wants coaching rule ‘sorted out’

Australian Open director wants coaching rule ‘sorted out’

Published 10/09/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has urged global tennis to affirm its position on coaching during matches following a storm of [more…]

USTA to review policies after U.S. Open umpire controversies

USTA to review policies after U.S. Open umpire controversies

Published 10/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Sunday it would undertake a review of its communication policies after a string [more…]

Stocks fall, dollar up on trade tensions, emerging market woes

Stocks fall, dollar up on trade tensions, emerging market woes

Published 05/09/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Stock markets fell in Asia on Wednesday and the safe-haven dollar hovered near a two-week high as heightened worries over international trade [more…]

Investa to weigh $2.4 billion bid from Oxford, delays vote on…

Investa to weigh $2.4 billion bid from Oxford, delays vote on…

Published 05/09/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian office landlord Investa Office Fund (IOF.AX) said it will study a $2.4 billion takeover bid from Canada’s Oxford Properties Group, an [more…]

Jaded by Kyrgios drama, Australia embraces ‘Millmania’

Jaded by Kyrgios drama, Australia embraces ‘Millmania’

Published 05/09/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Fed up with the tanking and tantrums of Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic, Australia has embraced John Millman in the wake of [more…]

New Australian PM gets to work- government support plummets

New Australian PM gets to work- government support plummets

Published 27/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s new prime minister toured drought-hit farms on Monday to show voters after a week of turmoil the government was back to [more…]