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Dissenting US Fed members warn of risk
The US central bank is taking an "unacceptable" risk by not paying more attention to low inflation, a Federal Reserve official says.
EU launches new trade dispute with US
The European Union has launched a new trade dispute with the US before the World Trade Organisation over alleged unfair subsidies to Boeing.
Apple CEO 'deeply offended' by mistreatment claims
Apple CEO Tim Cook has labelled as deeply offensive claims his company forces Chinese workers on its iPhone and iPad assembly lines to work exhaustive overtime shifts.
China's Fosun ups Club Med offer
The longest bidding war in Paris market history continues as Chinese conglomerate Fosun raised its offer to buy French holiday group Club Med.
BYD recovers partially after plunge
Chinese car maker BYD, which is backed by US billionaire Warren Buffett, ended up 14.17 per cent on Friday after plunging in the previous session.
Gina Rinehart's beef interests grow
Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, has bought land and cattle in NSW, expanding her presence in the beef industry.
Storm clouds ahead for Incitec
Chemical company Incitec Pivot is facing some headwinds including rising gas prices and weaker demand for explosives, shareholders heard at its AGM
Bond market weaker on US rate expectation
The bond market has closed weaker for the second straight day as the US Fed chief's interest rate remarks continue to influence investors.
Santos secures $1b for a rainy day
Energy giant Santos has secured $1b in new debt from the ANZ Bank ahead of a potential balance sheet shakeup in 2015 as GLNG comes online
Telstra secures $390m NBN contract
Telstra secures a planning and design contract worth up to $390 million for the NBN rollout which spans up to four years and includes fibre to the node