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May 30, 2010

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Labor promised prior to the 2007 election that it would cut back drastically on government advertising.

Tax ad blitz sparks push for new law Photo

Posted Sun May 30, 2010 7:04pm AEST
Updated 9 hours 45 minutes ago
The Greens are pushing for new laws on Government advertising, after the Government granted itself an exemption from its own guidelines to start rolling out ads promoting its resource super profits tax.

Spend the inheritance: reverse mortgages to surge Photo

A new report shows the reverse mortgage industry grew 9 per cent last year, mainly to fund retirees' living costs.

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Fallout from Spanish downgradeInterest rates dipped in the bond market on Friday as fresh worries about Spain's creditworthiness led investors to buy… More

Dubai plays down new investment crisis

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BBC : Latest Business Update:May 30th, 2010(21:21GMT) Prudential 'may abandon AIA deal'

Page last updated at 21:21 GMT, Sunday, 30 May 2010 22:21 UK

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UK insurer Prudential may abandon its deal to take over AIG's Asian business AIA if the price isn't lowered, a report says.

BA 'runs more flights' in strike
British Airways says it operated more services than planned as cabin crew began a second five-day strike.

Fresh downgrade for Spanish debt
Fitch becomes the second agency to downgrade Spain's credit rating, citing the country's poor growth prospects.

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