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ABC News : Australia -Morning Edition: Thu 17 Jun 2010. / June 16th., 2010

BUSINESS Support for extended shopping hours Midland businesses have welcomed the State Government's push to extend retail trading hours in the area. Asciano secures more coal contracts Rail freight company Asciano has secured another major coal transport contract in central Queensland. Mixed data sees Wall Street finish flat There was a muted end to overnight trading in the United States, with a profit warning from the leading package delivery company, FedEx overshadowing a surge in industrial production. GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS Bank of England given new regulatory powers Britain's chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that the Bank of England is to be given new financial regulation powers. Mixed data sees Wall Street finish flat There was a muted end to overnight trading in the United States, with a profit warning from the leading package delivery company, FedEx overshadowing a surge in industrial production.

ABC BUSINESS NEWS - AUSTRALIA . June 2nd., 2010

Super profits tax not stopping miner A resources company exploring in north-west Queensland says the Federal Government's super profits tax is not affecting its existing projects. Report boosts fears for mining projects The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is using an independent report to bolster its claims some new mining projects are in serious jeopardy due to the Federal Government's proposed resources tax. Rudd fails to woo mining bosses Talks between mining industry chiefs and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd have failed to cool the debate over the new mining profits tax Gobal Financial Crisis