Australian banks start asking for loan repayments after six-month virus grace period

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banks said on Monday they have started asking customers to pay back loans after giving them a six month

Read More

IOOF becomes Australia’s top retail wealth manager with $1 billion purchase of NAB unit

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s IOOF Holdings Ltd (IFL.AX) said it will buy National Australia Bank Ltd’s (NAB.AX) financial

Read More

New Zealand’s Ardern takes mask making into her own hands ahead of virus measure

This post was originally published on this site(Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday she was making her own face covering to help stop the spread of the

Read More

Australia’s Scentre Group swings to $2.6 bln loss as virus hits rental income

This post was originally published on this siteAdds CEO quote, retail lease impact. SYDNEY, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Scentre Group SCG.AX, owner of Westfield-branded malls in Australia, posted a

Read More

UPDATE 3-Australia’s CSL eyes COVID-19 vaccine by mid-2021 as it beats profit forecast

This post was originally published on this site(Recasts with vaccine hopes). By Byron Kaye. SYDNEY, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Australian biotech giant CSL Ltd raised hopes on Wednesday of

Read More

Australia’s James Hardie nails profit forecast to US renovation recovery

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian building materials giant James Hardie Industries Plc (JHX.AX) on Tuesday forecast a potential rise in full year

Read More

Office Space: Australia builds skyscrapers for a workforce stuck at home

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – It was billed by the government as a kickstart to the coronavirus-stricken economy of Australia’s biggest city: a new

Read More

About three billion animals harmed in Australian bushfires, WWF says

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – Nearly 3 billion koalas, kangaroos and other native Australian animals were killed or displaced by bushfires in 2019 and

Read More

Australian state records daily virus record, warns of lockdown extension

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Victoria state on Monday reported the country’s highest daily increase in coronavirus infections,

Read More

Australia’s Victoria state records another day of high coronavirus infections

This post was originally published on this siteSYDNEY, July 11 (Reuters) – Australia’s second most-populous state on Saturday reported one of its highest daily increases in new

Read More