News: Money

Google is finally, officially starting work on its new $1.3 billion London HQ (GOOG, GOOGL)

Wednesday  16:08,   22 november 2017
Tech Insider

Better late than never. Google is finally, officially starting work on its new British headquarters in London, years after it was first[...]

Australia just received another worrying reading on the fragility of household finances

Wednesday  16:08,   22 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australian retail sales have been terrible in recent months. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), they fell in both July and August, and came in flat in September, presenting a worrying indication on the health of household[...]

China will finance Adani mine, insiders say, but it will cost Australian jobs

Wednesday  16:07,   22 november 2017
MSN

The Adani Group is close to securing finance for its controversial coal mine and railway project in outback Queensland, with an announcement expected in coming weeks that Chinese state-owned enterprises, banks, and export credit agencies are backing [...]

Farmers spread paddock to plate message on inaugural AgDay

Wednesday  11:11,   22 november 2017
MSN

Farmers have descended on Canberra to help Australians better appreciate where their food comes from on the inaugural National Agriculture Day.The inaugural National AgDay is a time to acknowledge what farming means to rural and regional[...]

Uber faces potential Vic class action

Wednesday  11:10,   22 november 2017
MSN

Taxi and hire-car operators are preparing a class action against ride-share giant Uber for operating unlawfully in Victoria prior to state laws.Uber is facing a potential class action from taxi and hire-car operators in Victoria who believe they[...]

Mentors to help teen mums get back into the workforce

Wednesday  11:10,   22 november 2017
MSN

Teen mums would be given one-on-one mentors, to get them off welfare sooner under a new Federal Government initiative. Social Services Minister Christian Porter told A Current Affair the new mentor program would connect expecting teen mums with[...]

'LET'S MAKE HISTORY!' - HERE COMES AMAZON AUSTRALIA

Wednesday  11:10,   22 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Amazon looks set to open in Australia this week. Amazon looks set to open in Australia this[...]

Harley-Davidson has a new problem to worry about

Wednesday  11:07,   22 november 2017
The Motley Fool

The big bike maker has new competition coming from a different direction.It's bad enough that Harley-Davidson is in the midst of a two-year slide in U.S. motorcycle sales, but it may have a new headache to contend with. India-based motorcycle maker[...]

Is paying off your HECS early worth it?

Wednesday  11:06,   22 november 2017
ABC News

It is often called the "best loan you'll ever get". So should graduates try and pay down their student loans as quickly as possible? We asked one expert what you should prioritise.Griffith University Business School lecturer Tracey[...]

AUSTRALIAN STOCKS LIFT: Here's what you need to know

Wednesday  11:06,   22 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

<p>Australian stocks closed higher.</p>Today’s[...]

Black Friday 2017: The Best Deals In Australia So Far

Wednesday  11:06,   22 november 2017
Lifehacker Australia

Click Frenzy was just a dry run. The world's biggest online shopping sale (AKA Black Friday) is about to kick off across the globe.&nbsp;The day to mark in your calendar is November 24 - but savvy bargain hunters can snap up a deal right[...]

NZ policy will see foreign property investor increase in Australia

Tuesday  11:17,   21 november 2017
MSN

With New Zealand set to slash the number of foreign students admitted annually, Australia could see a rise in the number of foreign property investors - particularly from mainland China.He’s referring to the ability for mainland Chinese to funnel[...]

Australian property prices have stalled as a wave of sellers hit the market

Tuesday  11:16,   21 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Sydney property prices are down 0.5% over the past month, leading a continued cooling in Australian housing market. Data from CoreLogic showed price growth in Sydney was flat last week, which extended to markets nationally as average weekly growth[...]

International student sacked for asking for legal hours and rates of pay

Tuesday  11:15,   21 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

The first time international student Amy (not her real name) was sacked from a job was when she was too busy with her studies to work more than 20 hours per week as required by her boss late last year. After going back to work for the same employer[...]

Bitcoin soars above $10,000 for the first time

Tuesday  11:15,   21 november 2017
MSN

The volatile cryptocurrency continues to experience stratospheric growth.Online cryptocurrency Bitcoin has cracked the $10,000 mark for the first time after investors learnt a proposed "fork" in the currency would not[...]