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Shares to slip on virus rise in US, China

The ASX is set to fall at the open after Wall Street indices dropped on rising coronavirus cases in the US and China.

Beacon Lighting unsure whether strong sales will continue in future

Specialty retailer cautiously optimistic after strong sales in H2 so far.

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Wage theft can now lead to 10 years in jail in Victoria

Industry groups criticise new bill for treading similar ground as the FWO.

Shares rise early on US stimulus hope

The ASX is up by almost half a percentage point after US investors responded well to a record jump in retail sales and the prospect of additional stimulus.

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Key reports point to recovery in consumer spending

The latest retail spending, foot traffic and consumer sentiment reports show signs of recovery in May.

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TikTok snaps up local talent and launches Sydney office

Multiple former Google managers make the jump to the video platform’s local team.

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Outland Denim charts growth plans following $1.3m crowdfunding

Outland Denim founder reflects on crowdfunding and COVID-19.

Big early gains likely for share market

The Australian share market is poised to soar at the open after US investors lapped up news the Federal Reserve will buy individual corporate bonds.

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Super Retail Group raising $203 million to grow omnichannel business

Rebel owner says sales growth has returned to pre-COVID levels as it taps shareholders for capital.

Why go back to normal?

Contributor Moensie Rossier makes the case for hanging onto your COVID workarounds.