ASX: The local market is expected to fall this morning after Wall Street extended losses overnight.
This comes after yesterday from the previous session as a lift in commodities prices helped the market close firmly higher.
Wall Street: on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq losing about 3 per cent as selling ramped for technology shares especially.
Ukraine crisis: The Group of Seven (G7) economic powers have agreed to explore that has been sold above a certain price, aiming to hit Russian President Vladimir Putin's war chest.
The war in Ukraine and its dramatic economic fallout - in particular soaring food and energy inflation - dominated this year's summit of the group of rich democracies at a castle resort in the Bavarian Alps.
Glowing report: Rating agency Moody's has , citing Labor's productivity-enhancing reforms that focus on lifting women's participation in the workforce.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers welcomed the rating affirmation on Tuesday night, saying Australia remained one of only nine countries to hold a AAA credit rating from the three major rating agencies.
Ka-ching: While consumer confidence may somewhat be under a cloud, economists don't expect an impact on spending habits just yet.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will release today, capturing the impact of the Reserve Bank's 25-basis-point increase in the cash rate that month.
Taking action: NSW commuters are set for further delays from industrial action by rail workers today as .
The strained negotiations come as the NSW government also confronts a strike by teachers on Thursday, and with public sector nurses and midwives voting to pressure it further on pay and staffing ratios.
Must watch: Netflix might be the number one streaming service on the market — but that's not always a good thing, at least according to a new note from Bank of America. .
Stories abound at the Broken Hill cemetery, the final resting place for legendary artists, miners, and victims of historic epidemics.Now people serving sentences for minor crimes are finding stories of their own, as they clean up the vast NSW outback cemetery left scarred by the drought and heavy rain.
Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
“Strategic ambiguity” – the policy that has underpinned the West’s defence of Taiwan for half a century or more – rests on another ambiguity: Taiwan’s status in international law. And that status matters because it could help us answer three questions: does China have a legal right to restore control over its own territory by force? do Taiwan and its allies have a legal right to resist such an attack? might Taiwan even have the right to declare independence? The islands we know as Taiwan have be
Bingo Industries faces fines of $10 million or more after pleading guilty to criminal cartel offences where prices were allegedly fixed for demolition waste services in Sydney.The waste management firm has been accused in the Federal Court of fixing the prices of skip bins and waste processing services with two competitors Skips Bin Services and Aussie Skips Recycling in 2019.
Development checks on young children will be expanded across South Australia with the launch of two pilot programs.The programs will boost screening of children up to the age of five, with key checks at 12 and 18 months, as well as at two, three and four years old.
Paying teachers more as they progress up the ladder will keep them from walking away from what is now a lonely profession of freelancers, a NSW parliamentary inquiry has heard.An upper house committee is investigating how to combat the shrinking supply of school teachers, a problem felt across the country that has now drawn the federal government's focus.
There was no great conspiracy in two accused Black Lives Matter protest organisers incorrectly being told charges against them were being dropped, a magistrate has heard.Meriki Onus and Crystal McKinnon are accused of breaching the Chief Health Officer's COVID-19 directions by arranging the protest in June 2020.
Tasmanian Museum and Art GalleryIn a newly announced partnership with Texas biotech company Colossal Biosciences, Australian researchers are hoping their dream to bring back the extinct thylacine is a “giant leap” closer to fruition. Scientists at University of Melbourne’s TIGRR Lab (Thylacine Integrated Genetic Restoration Research) believe the new partnership, which brings Colossal’s expertise in CRISPR gene editing on board, could result in the first baby thylacine within a decade. The geneti
It was immediately clear to a midwife that Annie O'Brien had more than gastro when the pregnant mum was rushed from one Melbourne hospital to another.The lawyer and mother-of-one had taken herself to Holmesglen Private Hospital's emergency department with severe gastro symptoms on August 14, 2017.
Universal PicturesJordan Peele has only made three films, over a five-year period, but in that time he has emerged as a master of a new kind of genre: high-concept black horror-thrillers with a social edge and bitingly satirical takes on race, class and gender. Peele began his career as a comedian in the sketch series Key & Peele alongside Keegan-Michael Key, spoofing horror classics like The Exorcist (1973). But it was his directorial debut in 2017 – Get Out - that catapulted him to fame. Get O
Online "influencers" and new social media platforms will come under the Australian competition regulator's scrutiny.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is examining the state of competition for social media services across the country, along with how businesses advertise on platforms.