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Rival emerges to Oil Search's InterOil bid

InterOil's board is still unanimous in its recommendation of Oil Search's takeover offer despite a second offer on the table.

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Sydney (AFP) - Mining giant Rio Tinto has given up control of a mine at the centre of a decade-long civil war on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville, leaving locals angry on Friday that some shares will …

Economists this week tried to work out how the Brexit might affect the Australian economy, and decided it would likely prompt an interest rate cut.

Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange.

The share market has closed slightly higher as risk-aversion in the wake of Brexit calms for the moment.

The ACCC had been scheduled to announce its final decision on whether to allow Metcash to buy Home Timber and Hardware, but has given itself more time.

Home values rose by 0.5 per cent in capital cities in June, led by Sydney and Melbourne, with Hobart caught in the updraft.

The lower Australian dollar has boosted the competitiveness of Australia's manufacturing sector and has helped it achieve one year of continuous expansion.

The big and small numbers that grabbed attention - or should have - in the business world over the past week.

The Austalian dollar has rallied as global investor confidence improves on the prospect post-Brexit vote stimulus in the UK.

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