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Space age home needs new ownerIt sits on a secluded block between the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics world heritage area. But it could also look right at home on the set of a sci-fi film.
Heineken sells packaging firm for $A1.3bDutch brewing giant Heineken is selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth $A1.33 billion. Germany achieves surplus of 1.1%Germany achieved a surplus in its public finances equivalent to 1.1 per cent of overall economic output in the first six months. Bonds weaken on latest economic dataAustralian bond futures prices fell after traders were relieved that it is now unlikely that the economy contracted in the June quarter.
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05:09 PM
The Australian share market had closed almost flat amid little corporate news and ahead of major economic data later in the week.
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