Australia

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Published 20/11/2017

People walk past an electronic board showing exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. Dollar outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan [more…]

Rebel Australian lawmakers say to force wide-ranging banking probe

Rebel Australian lawmakers say to force wide-ranging banking probe

Published 20/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rebel government lawmakers in Australia vowed on Monday to force a powerful inquiry into the country’s scandal-hit banking sector, further turmoil for [more…]

Golf: Spieth’s Sydney love affair comes with a cash bonus

Golf: Spieth’s Sydney love affair comes with a cash bonus

Published 20/11/2017

Sep 24, 2017- Atlanta, GA, USA- Jordan Spieth follows his shot from the second tee during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament [more…]

Australia’s economy seen growing at ‘modest’ pace: IMF

Australia’s economy seen growing at ‘modest’ pace: IMF

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A worker looks on as a drill breaks the pavement on a construction site next to Barangaroo building complex in Sydney's central business [more…]

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Published 20/11/2017

50 and 20 Euro banknotes are displayed in this picture illustration taken November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/IllustrationSINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro hit a two-month low [more…]

Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder’s death

Rock legends salute Malcolm Young on AC/DC founder’s death

Published 19/11/2017

Angus and Malcolm (R) Young, founder members of AC/DC, flank Jose Luis Perez, mayor of the Madrid district of Leganes, following the inauguration of a [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney’s world famous harbour Ferry [more…]

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused. [more…]

Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Sterling steadies before Brexit debate, U.S. yields prop up dollar

Published 14/11/2017

Sterling was flat on the day at $1.3115, nursing losses after it skidded in the previous session against a backdrop of political turmoil as British lawmakers this week debate the U.K. government's plans for leaving the European Union. [more…]