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Oil up as US crude stocks fall

By AFP Brent North Sea crude for October meanwhile rose US22c to $US102. 72 a barrel in London deals. The main news was a 2. 1 million barrel fall in US commercial crude oil...

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The weak flank in Abbott's terror response

By Rob Burgess In the aftermath of the 2005 Cronulla riots, in which Lebanese Muslims clashed with non-Muslims, the then Human Rights Commissioner Tom Calma noted in a speech in Brisbane that “international factors...

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Crude oil prices lift slightly

By Dow Jones newswires Brent crude oil prices are still soft and it is "merely a matter of time" before they break below the $US100 a barrel floor, according to David Hufton of brokerage PVM...

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European stocks surge higher

By AFP But despite this political shock, which would normally be expected to weigh down French stocks and push up bond yields, the French markets were buoyed by comments from the head of the...

Murdoch spat over Big Apple move

But advisers first needed to find a setting for the detente: Rupert Murdoch wanted it to be held in New York; James was pushing for London. "The advisers moved in like a flock of...

BHP Billiton: After the break-up

Aside from the fact that about 9 per cent of BHP Billiton shareholders live in South Africa, and the reality that several Newco assets are located there, the size of the markets in the...

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Finance news you need to know today

IS A slow internet connection at work ruining your day? It seems to be a common problem. Businesses in London lost 50,000 working days due to the issue. Read more here: Telegraph     

BHP cash returns still in the frame: Mackenzie

By Staff Reporter According to the newspaper, BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, who is on a global investor tour to sell the miner’s $10 billion-$15 billion divestment plan, will tell shareholders “it is only...