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Australian business conditions softened slightly n October but firms grew more confident on he future as speculation swirled about a possible cut in interest rates, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Australian business confidence suffered a sharp fall in the third quarter, yet investment intentions remained strong, a survey on Thursday showed, offering hope that a tentative rebound in sentiment in September will persist.
Australian CEOs at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Perth sounded a decidedly upbeat note about the future of trade with China despite looming uncertainty about the global economic picture as Europe grapples with its sovereign debt crisis.
The “extraordinary” decline in global resources stocks is a buying opportunity for investors, one chief investment officer, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Gold prices could surge above $2,200 dollars an ounce within the next 2 years, believes AngloGold Ashanti's CEO Mark Cutifani. He also offers his outlook on the gold mining industry.
Iron ore prices slumped as China demand slows but Fortescue Metals' CEO Nev Power, still sees strong long-term demand from the mainland. He explains his optimism.
Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia, says the proposed mining levy is not only affecting sovereign risk, but also the financing of some of the mid-cap projects in the state.
Workers at global miner BHP Billiton plan more work stoppages at all of the company's Australian coal mines next week after voting to reject a new employment contract proposed by BHP, the workers' union said Friday.
Greg Fraser, senior industrials analyst at Fat Prophets, advises investors to take advantage of dips to buy quality defensive and diversified mining stocks in Australia.
Heavily criticized acquisitions and recurring earthquakes have stacked the odds against one of New Zealand's largest listed companies Fletcher Building. Following the recent slowdown in the Australasian housing market, the company announced Thursday that it has downgraded its earnings outlook for the first-half of 2012. CNBC's Christine Tan spoke to CEO Jonathan Ling before the announcement about his contingency plan for the difficulties ahead.
China's red hot economy is cooling, and this strategist has a way to play it.
Stock markets in Asia continue to head south with little to signal a turnaround in the new quarter, but regional experts told CNBC investors should capitalize on attractively low valuations instead of piling cash.
Simon Ho, Executive Director, Triple 3 Partners thinks that this is a good time to go long on quality banks such as ANZ and suggests using options to mitigate any down-side risk.
Asian stock markets extended losses for the second day in a row driven by concerns of a worsening euro zone debt crisis, with one expert saying a bear market has come to stay.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce denies any merger talks and says domestic demand remains strong. But he adds that the strong Australian dollar and high fuel prices are hurting international business.
Australian brewer Foster's reiterated its rejection of a $10 billion takeover offer from SAB Miller Tuesday, as it announced a 500 million Australian dollar, or $521 million, capital return to shareholders.
A growing number of people are giving up lucrative jobs in Australia for a chance at the quick riches and adventure of old-fashioned prospecting. The New York Times reports.
It depends on whom you ask. Some traders made a killing this week, but for long-term investors things don't look so bright.
Australia cannot bank on China to fuel its resources boom for more than the next 15 years, says an expert.
Mining CEOs criticized the imposition of the mining and carbon tax even as they face a surging dollar and labor shortgages.