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Bond market flat ahead of US jobs data
The Australian bond market is flat ahead of the release of the latest US non-farm payrolls data.
Building activity shrinks despite rate cut
Construction activity weakened again in February, as detached housing and resource industry engineering projects had less demand.
Regis' shares dive on weaker targets
Shares in gold miner Regis Resources have plunged after the company lowered its full year production forecast.
New WA uranium mine a step closer
The West Australian government has given the green light for the development of Cameco's Kintyre uranium project in the Pilbara.
Here’s why Tabcorp Holdings Limited has crashed today
Shareholders of Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) have watched the stock plummet 11.6% today, falling to just $4.58 after the gambling and entertainment stock went ex-dividend. Meanwhile, the group also completed the retail component of its $236 million capital raising.
Killing cancer from the inside
Phylogica is developing a means of penetrating cells so that drugs can be delivered inside those cells.
Coca-Cola, McDonald's wage unhealthy 'war' on Russia: PM aide
Russian officials sharply criticised US fast-food giants Coca-Cola and McDonald's on Thursday for their "unhealthy" products, comparing aggressive advertising campaigns to a war on citizens.
Aust bond futures prices strengthen
The European Central Bank's bond buying announcement has pushed Australian bond futures prices higher.
Major US banks pass stress tests
The top 31 American banks have passed the first stage of tests of their strength to withstand a severe economic crisis, defined as one worse than that of 2008.
Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know