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Australia stops slide, beats South Africa
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs in their triangular series one-day international on Tuesday as Mitchell Marsh served up a match-winning display with bat and ball.(9/2/2014 11:39:58 AM)
After Zimbabwe shock, Australia seek boost
Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury when they take on South Africa in the fifth match of a one-day triangular series on Tuesday. Clarke’s hamstring problem flared up during his innings of 68 against Zimbabwe on Sunday, and insult was added to injury when the hosts chased down a target of 210 to pull off one of the ...(9/1/2014 1:51:58 PM)
Australia to step up formal partnership with NATO at summit
Australia is set to step up its partnership with NATO, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, as the country pursues a bigger role in global crises from Iraq and Syria to Ukraine. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who is due to host Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders at a G20 summit in November, has used a number of recent speeches to signal a more muscular approach to foreign ...(9/2/2014 1:52:45 AM)
Australia's central bank keeps rates at 2.5%
Australia's central bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5 percent Tuesday as it flagged an accommodative monetary policy and stepped up its rhetoric against the local dollar. The Reserve Bank of Australia said it was prudent to maintain a "period of stability in interest rates" to support demand and growth in the economy as it shifts away from a dependence on mining. "In the board ...(9/2/2014 2:38:30 AM)
Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources
By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people familiar with the talks said. An agreement is still some months away, three people said, but the unprecedented sale of off-the-shelf vessels based on ...(9/1/2014 4:55:41 AM)
Australia's central bank keeps rates low amid moderate growth
Australia's central bank kept interest rates at record lows for the 12th straight policy meeting on Tuesday and seemed content to stay on the sidelines for a while to come as the economy wrestles with a waning mining boom. The local dollar (AUD=D4) held at $0.9295 as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said the currency was overvalued by most measures but stopped short of actively trying to talk ...(9/2/2014 1:26:47 AM)
Research and Markets: Australia Pet Food Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Australia Pet Food Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019(9/2/2014 12:04:00 PM)
Australia's Senate votes to repeal mining tax in win for Abbott
By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's upper house Senate voted on Tuesday to scrap a tax on mining industry super profits, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that has fueled accusations that he is in the pocket of global mining giants. Abbott made abolishing the Mineral Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) one of the centerpieces of his campaign, but it has been stalled in ...(9/2/2014 4:05:10 AM)
Australia GDP preview: 'Smoke without fire'
Second quarter growth data will likely paint a grim picture of Australia's economy on Wednesday as it reels under slowing exports and consumption.(9/1/2014 11:39:37 PM)
Australia to scrap plan for dumping near Great Barrier Reef: AFR
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday. The fragile reef, which stretches 2,300 km (1,430 miles) along Australia's east coast, and sprawls over an area half the size of Texas, was the centerpiece of a campaign by green ...(9/1/2014 11:51:32 PM)
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