Author: Australian Business Herald

European stocks open sharply higher

By AFP The yield on benchmark German 10-year debt edged up to 0. 785 per cent from 0. 756 per cent at the close of trading on the market for existing bonds on Wednesday,...

Chinese bank lending picks up in September

By AFP Domestic banks extended 857. 2 billion yuan ($A151. 3 billion) in new loans, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) said in a statement on Thursday, up more than a fifth from the...

Someone Just Tried To Citizen’s Arrest An UberX Driver In Sydney

By Luke Hopewell When you operate one of these cars it’s almost certain you’re committing two offences at once because the driver isn’t accredited to do it and the car isn’t registered as for...

Someone Just Tried To Perform A Citizen’s Arrest Of An UberX Driver In Sydney, And He Vows To Do It Again [Updated]

By Luke Hopewell They’ve got his details and the case has not been finalised and now they know that they can still prosecute him. “The thing that upset the police the most today is...

Someone Just Tried To Perform A Citizen’s Arrest Of An UberX Driver In Sydney

By Luke Hopewell NSW Police told us this afternoon that at approximately 4pm AEDT, a man made a booking through a car sharing service, and during the travel accused the driver of being unlicensed...

Abbvie ditches Shire takeover

By AFP “Although the strategic rationale of combining our two companies remains strong, the agreed upon valuation is no longer supported as a result of the changes to the tax rules and we did...

Brakes in fatal truck crash overheated: police

By Loukas Founten Police investigating a fatal crash involving a truck at the bottom of the South Eastern Freeway in Adelaide earlier this year have told an inquest that the truck’s brakes were overheated...

Aust dollar stronger in late trade

By AAP At 1630 AEDT on Thursday, the December 2014 10-year bond futures contract was trading at 96. 780 (implying a yield of 3. 220 per cent), up from 96. 630 (3. 370 per...