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Mar 7, 2012

Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing: Dollar falls in a jobless minute




Australian Business update for Thu Mar 08 13:27:45 EST 2012


Dollar falls in a jobless minute
THE Australian dollar tumbled within one minute after a rise in joblessness prompted talk of a rate cut, but the unit soon recovered.

Apple launches new iPad
Chris Griffith APPLE has launched a 4G-capable iPad and a new Apple TV capable of playing high definition content.

Mining export values hit record
Ray Brindal THE value of Australian resources and energy exports in 2011 jumped 15 per cent to a record $190 billion from levels in 2010.

Shares on the rebound trail
Sarah Turner ENERGY and mining companies this afternoon helped the sharemarket stage a partial recovery from yesterday's steep losses.

Hogan eyes Virgin stake
Steve Creedy ETIHAD chief executive James Hogan is continuing to pursue a potential stake in Virgin Australia.

Jobless rate rises to 5.2pc
AUSTRALIA'S unemployment rate rose to 5.2 per cent in February from an unrevised 5.1 per cent in January.

Rinehart races up Forbes rich list
Christine Seib MINING tycoon Gina Rinehart charged up the Forbes annual world’s billionaires list, moving from 100th place last year to number 29.

Kelly's new kind of women's liberation
Glenda Korporaal IN her early years running one of Australia's major banks, Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly knew she was developing a bad reputation in some quarters.


Financial Markets

Dollar falls in a jobless minute
THE Australian dollar tumbled within one minute after a rise in joblessness prompted talk of a rate cut, but the unit soon recovered.

Shares on the rebound trail
Wall St up on Fed stimulus hopes


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Mining & Energy

Mining export values hit record
Ray Brindal THE value of Australian resources and energy exports in 2011 jumped 15 per cent to a record $190 billion from levels in 2010.

Rainman sees the big picture
Galaxy's electric bike batteries


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2012-03-08 13:19:41.0 Dollar falls in a jobless minute
2012-03-08 13:17:02.0 Resource exports hit record high in 2011
2012-03-08 13:14:04.0 Abbott mocks Swan over surplus promise
2012-03-08 13:06:53.0 Aussie dollar higher despite weak jobs data
2012-03-08 12:52:56.0 One in four servos 'using dodgy practices'
2012-03-08 12:43:52.0 Stocks climb despite Greek talks, jobs data
2012-03-08 12:34:45.0 Weak employment boosts chance of rate cut
2012-03-08 12:26:00.0 Shares on the rebound trail
2012-03-08 12:24:41.0 Computershare sees red in Russia
2012-03-08 12:13:13.0 Osprey eyes multitude of CINs
2012-03-08 11:43:50.0 An oddity in Apple's orchard
2012-03-08 11:41:40.0 Jobless rate rises to 5.2pc
2012-03-08 11:35:42.0 Federal Court reduces Optus's fine
2012-03-08 11:31:09.0 Unemployment rate rises to 5.2 per cent
2012-03-08 11:30:39.0 Hogan eyes Virgin stake


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