News: Money

Ransomware virus hits computer servers across Europe

Tuesday  20:40,   27 june 2017

<p>A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia's biggest oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk.</p>A major ransomware attack on Tuesday [...]

Comment: New super starts July, this is how to avoid getting caught out

Tuesday  19:45,   27 june 2017

Delay looking at this now and it could cost you thousands after July 1. Now, I must be honest and blunt. These changes are the most complex I have seen in 15 years and there is no doubt in my mind, there are going to be thousands of Australians who[...]

EU fines Google record $2.7 billion in first antitrust case

Tuesday  16:31,   27 june 2017

<p>EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday, taking a tough line in the first of three investigations into the company's dominance in searches and smartphones.</p>It is [...]

Wealth manager offers 4 key financial tips for high school grads

Tuesday  16:02,   27 june 2017

These money lessons can help young people start their financial lives right.An estimated three million of you will graduate from U.S. high schools in June. Many will receive loads of thoughtful advice from commencement speakers on a wide variety of[...]

NAB: It looks like Australia’s latest hiring spree is the real deal

Tuesday  15:46,   27 june 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australia's labour market has been on a tear in recent months, adding 141,100 jobs in the three months to May, the fastest pace of hiring since November 2004. In unison with strength in other alternate labour market indicators such as job ads,[...]

ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 7 shares you missed

Tuesday  14:47,   27 june 2017
The Motley Fool

The S&amp;P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO)(ASX:XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index:^AXAO) (ASX:XAO) finished lower on Tuesday.Here’s a quick recap of the Aussie[...]

Shark Tank star Janine Allis shares the one piece of career advice you need to be successful.

Tuesday  14:16,   27 june 2017

There are two little words that can strike fear into any employee. Worse than “another meeting”.Worse than “another[...]

More units than houses resell at a loss

Tuesday  14:11,   27 june 2017

A greater number of units are reselling at a loss compared to houses across the country, according to figures from a new CoreLogic report.In the three months to March 31, 11.5 per cent of units across capital cities combined resold at a loss,[...]

The New Taxes Affecting Your Wallet From July 2017

Tuesday  13:01,   27 june 2017
Lifehacker Australia

The end of financial year (EOFY) is almost upon us. For many, this means a nice little return on the taxes you paid over the previous year. Unfortunately, it also means a slew of approved Federal taxes will be taking affect from July 1 2017. Here[...]

Apple Has Killed Off Westpac's Cash-Transferring Keyboard App

Tuesday  10:55,   27 june 2017
Gizmodo Australia

Apple's relationship with Australia's banks has always been fraught. One of Australia's largest, Westpac, has been dealt a further blow..Reported by the Australian Financial Review, a letter to Westpac customers says that the Westpac[...]

When galaxies collide: Photo shows galactic 'goulash'

Tuesday  10:46,   27 june 2017

Ever wondered what happens when galaxies "collide?" Now we know, thanks to a cool image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. &nbsp;Now we know, thanks to a cool image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The image of "Arp 299," [...]

The Australian dollar is gaining ahead of swathe of key central bank speeches

Tuesday  08:56,   27 june 2017
Business Insider Australia

The Australian dollar edged higher in overnight trade, seemingly immune to another bout of US dollar strength that came despite the release of weak US economic data during the session. Here's the scoreboard as at 7.40am[...]

Australia Post appoints Christine Holgate as chief executive

Tuesday  07:21,   27 june 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Blackmores chief executive Christine Holgate will be the new chief executive at Australia Post. Ms Holgate takes over from Ahmed Fahour and will start in September. Australia Post chairman John Stanhope said Ms Holgate was picked following a global [...]

Perth's southeast fastest growing region in Australia, Census reveals

Tuesday  07:15,   27 june 2017

Perth's outer southeast is the fastest growing region in Australia with the population more than doubling in the last six years, according to the figures from the latest national census released on Tuesday.Perth's outer southeast is the fastest[...]

Australian consumer confidence is being dragged down

Tuesday  06:25,   27 june 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australian consumer confidence fell for the second straight week and is trending to towards a lower base, according to the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index. The weekly reading ticked lower by 0.5% to 111.8, below its long-run average of[...]