Australia

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud

Published 24/06/2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Stock markets in Asia inched higher on Monday on hopes that U.S. and Chinese leaders will be able to get trade [more…]

News Corp, Australian national broadcaster to challenge legality of…

News Corp, Australian national broadcaster to challenge legality of…

Published 24/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s state broadcaster and the media company News Corp said on Monday they will challenge the legality of recent police raids on [more…]

New top dog Barty plays down Goolagong Cawley comparisons

New top dog Barty plays down Goolagong Cawley comparisons

Published 24/06/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ashleigh Barty is honored to become Australia’s first women’s world number one since Evonne Goolagong Cawley but feels she has a lot [more…]

Australia’s Green makes first win a major at Women’s PGA

Australia’s Green makes first win a major at Women’s PGA

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women’s [more…]

Inspired by Webb, Green joins Australia’s major winners club

Inspired by Webb, Green joins Australia’s major winners club

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Four years ago Hannah Green was attending the U.S. Women’s Open as part of her reward for winning a Karrie Webb scholarship. On [more…]

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy [more…]

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Australia central defender Clare Polkinghorne is unavailable for their final Group C game at the women’s World Cup, coach Ante Milicic has said, [more…]

Australia’s central bank says ‘likely’ will have to cut rates again

Australia’s central bank says ‘likely’ will have to cut rates again

Published 18/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order [more…]

Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Published 18/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors in Australian mortgage bonds are demanding higher premiums to buy the riskiest tranches of new debt, as a slowing economy stokes [more…]

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards

Published 17/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The suspension of Neil Woodford’s flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were [more…]