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todayTuesday, 6 October 2015

RBA keeps cash rate on hold at 2% for fifth month in a row

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate at 2% for the month of October. by Broede Carmody

St George Bank’s services back up and running after outage; Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to stay as chief executive: Midday Roundup

St George Bank customers are now able to access their online and mobile banking services after a system failure shut down access on Sunday. by Broede Carmody

Monday, 5 October 2015

Dick Smith slams Turnbull government over “rubbish” tax disclosure changes; Former Kleenmaid director jailed after $13 million loan fraud: Midday Roundup

Former Australian of the Year and serial entrepreneur Dick Smith has slammed the Turnbull government over proposed changes to tax disclosure laws. by Broede Carmody

SMEs set to win in push to scrap capital gains tax for new business investment

The peak association representing Australian small businesses has welcomed a proposal from the Coalition to scrap capital gains tax on investments. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 2 October 2015

Yatango mobile startup division collapses into voluntary administration

The mobile division of consumer data startup Yatango has entered voluntary administration. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 2 October 2015

Why slowing population growth is on the mind of smart property investors

Will a slowdown in population growth pose a risk to our economy and pull the rug out from under our property markets? by Michael Yardney

Kmart hit by online security breach; ANZ chief executive Mike Smith resigns: Midday Roundup

Kmart has been hit by a security breach of the retailer’s online operations, which has seen customer data such as names, emails, phone numbers and addresses potentially compromised. by Renee Thompson

Australia still lagging in innovation and competitiveness: Report

Australia has made small gains in global competitiveness rankings but there is still a need for increased business sophistication and innovation. by Renee Thompson

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Hopes to see NBN rocket ahead after satellite launch

The “Rolls Royce” option of the NBN, a $500 million, 6400kg satellite, has been launched into space from South America. by Denham Sadler
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