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Stocks Business Australia

Asian stocks rise
Business Standard – India
Mizuho Financial Group and National Australia Bank climbed after a decline in US home sales and consumer confidence improved prospects that rates will fall.
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Asian Stocks Climb for a Third Day; Mizuho, Banks Lead Gains
Bloomberg – USA
National Australia Bank Ltd. advanced after bond yields dropped in the US and Australia, lowering borrowing costs and boosting the value of their government
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UPDATE 2-Australia’s Sims to buy Metal Management for $1.6 bln
Reuters – USA
N: Quote, Profile, Research) agreed to be acquired by Australia’s Sims Group Ltd (SGM.AX: Quote, Profile, Research) for $1.6 billion in stock, creating the
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Australian Banking Stocks Gain, Led by National: BHP Declines
Bloomberg – USA
26 (Bloomberg) — Australian banking stocks rose, led by National Australia Bank Ltd. and Westpac Banking Corp., as bond yields dropped in the US and
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Investors throw themselves into Brambles’ patch
National Business Review – New Zealand
What was a rather boring industrial business was now at the cutting edge of industrial services. Moreover it numbered itself among the large stocks in the
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Asian markets mixed as Japan mulls new govt; Australian miners dip
Forbes – NY,USA
Gains in the banking and retail sectors offset weakness in mining stocks. ‘The banks are holding up well while there’s also some quite good gains in the
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BHP Billiton announces jump in reserves
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Shares in BHP fell by A$1.44 or 3.23 per cent to $43.16 in trading on the Australian Stock Exchange. The miner’s stock had climbed to record highs in the
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Who will win? Lay your bets
Globe and Mail – Canada
The Sauder School of Business Election Stock Market makes predictions about who will win overall “based on a prediction of the election result in each
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New Hope Offers A$591 Million for Resource Pacific (Update4)
Bloomberg – USA
26 (Bloomberg) — New Hope Corp. offered A$591 million ($515 million) in stock for rival Australian coal producer Resource Pacific Holdings Ltd. as it seeks
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Opus float first step in global strategy
New Zealand Herald – New Zealand
Opus, which already has a significant presence in the UK, Canada and Australia, plans to double the size of its overseas operations over the next five years
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