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Business worried about end of stimulus

Almost two-thirds of medium-sized companies are concerned economic activity faces a significant decline.

JobSeeker cuts to cost 145,000 jobs: Report

Cuts to JobSeeker and related payments will see the economy lose $31.3 billion, a report has found.
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JCPenney reaches tentative rescue deal

A proposed rescue deal will carve J.C. Penney into three pieces.

Thousands of JobKeeper double-dipping tips

Thousands of businesses have potentially rorted JobKeeper payments but none have been penalised.

Laybuy shares climb 45pc on ASX debut

New Zealand buy now pay later provider Laybuy has had a solid debut on the ASX after listing.

Walmart joins Microsoft’s bid for TikTok

Walmart says it may join Microsoft to buy the US business of popular video app TikTok.

Wage subsidies will be officially extended

Legislation extending the JobKeeper wage subsidy to March is set to cruise through federal parliament on Wednesday, as T...

Bosses must take lead in upskilling staff

PWC says upskilling needs to happen in the workplace or via short courses.
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Business uncertainty at new high

Just half of CFO's are optimistic about the future.

Company results season shows virus pain

The Australian company reporting season continues this week with generally disappointing results because of the Covid-19...
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Consumers fret about wider virus outbreak

Australians are worried about a deeper economic recession and unemployment.

Shares up nearly 1 per cent as banks keep rising

Shares were close to 1.0 per cent higher on the ASX at noon and banks have continued the gains they enjoyed on Monday.
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McDonald’s sues former chief executive

The fast-food chain trying to recover millions paid to fired CEO last year.
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Victoria’s shutdown to weigh on economy

Economists busily adjusting economic forecasts.

ASX to open lower after Wall St dips

Australia's share market is expected to open lower after.

‘Most critical’ time for NSW: premier

Premier says businesses must enforce Covid-19 measures as of Friday, 24 July.

PM prepares another wave of income support

Scott Morrison is prepares further economic support with almost one million Australians now out of work.

More than a few tweaks needed for recovery

Business Council boss Jennifer Westacott says the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will need more than a few...
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Afterpay raising $800m, founders sell down

Afterpay shares are in a trading halt as the company raises $800 million in a capital raising, and the founders also sel...

Microsoft to permanently close most stores

Microsoft says it will shut nearly all of its stores around the world and "reimagine" the physical space at its centre i...