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US jobs market improving: Yellen

By Dow Jones newswires Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen pointed to an improving US job market, but was non-committal about how this progress would affect monetary policy in a speech before global central bankers...

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Virgin to allow gadgets on flights

Virgin Australia, which offers in flight entertainment which streams to a passengers tablet or phone via Wi-Fi, has applied for approvals for devices to be used in all phases of flight. She noted Qantas...

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Virgin Australia to allow phones on flights

Virgin Australia, which offers in flight entertainment which streams to a passengers tablet or phone via Wi-Fi, has applied for approvals for devices to be used in all phases of flight. The latest guidance...

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Earnings, optimism enough to lift shares

Australian shares are up 2. 4 per cent since the current winning streak began on August 14, helped by a strong lead from the United States with the S&P 500 at an all-time high....

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Is it time to sell Xero as cloud rivals rev up?

Mr Southwell-Keely said Xero was growing well but that new cloud-based products from competitors such as MYOB, Reckon and Intuit would drastically alter the market. "The market is pricing Xero essentially on the basis...

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Is it time to sell Xero?

Mr Southwell-Keely said Xero was growing well but that new cloud-based products from competitors such as MYOB, Reckon and Intuit would drastically alter the market. "The market is pricing Xero essentially on the basis...

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A tale of two solar markets

By Robert McIntosh It was described as “the Australian way. ” Unlike the US, where financing and debt are usually a part of everyday life, Australian solar customers were less comfortable with the idea...

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UN warns on Aust housing bubble

By AAP The report was more optimistic over the outlook for the New Zealand economy, where growth was tipped at 3. 3 per cent for 2014, up from the 2. 7 per cent achieved...