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RBA warns against overdoing lending rules
The deputy governor of the RBA has indicated potential changes to property lending rules in response to growing investor activity will be modest.
European stocks drop at open
European stocks have dropped at the open, with Total shares sliding two per cent on the news of the death of the company's chief executive.
Rich are worried about property bubble
Wealthy Australians are world leaders when it comes to property investment, but record low interest rates may be stirring worries of a bubble.
Bonds firmer as ECB restarts stimulus
Bond markets are rallying after the European Central Bank reignited its bond purchase program to stimulate the region's economy.
Cabcharge rebuffs Fleetcor approach
Cabcharge has rebuffed an approach by US fleet car giant Fleetcor about buying its taxi payments business.
Southern Cross wants media laws reformed
Southern Cross Austereo chairman Max Moore-Wilton has called on the Abbott government to reform media ownership laws.
Newcrest cuts costs but gold output falls
Newcrest Mining's gold production fell 12 per cent in the September quarter but that was offset by strong gains in cost cutting.
Fletcher Building expects profit lift
Fletcher Building expects earnings to be flat in the first half of this financial year but recover in the second half.
Myer CEO pay rises while profit falls
Myer boss Bernie Brookes' pay package has risen slightly despite his failure to stop the department store chain's profit slide.
Rates to stay low despite housing surge
The RBA is going to keep its interest rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent despite a booming housing market.