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Australian News Headlines: February 26, 2021


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Asian markets roiled as bond rout turns ‘lethal’

… of the selloff prompted Australia’s central bank to launch a surprise…

February 25, 2021 09:03pm EST

Asian markets roiled as bond rout turns ‘lethal’

… of the selloff prompted Australia’s central bank to launch a surprise…

February 25, 2021 09:00pm EST

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets roiled as bond rout turns ‘lethal’

… spike to one-year high * Australia’s central bank tries to stem bond… prompted Australia’s central bank to launch a surprise bond buying…

February 25, 2021 08:58pm EST

Australia, NZ shares tumble after Wall Street tech rout

…, executive director at Goldman Sachs Australia. Tech stocks dropped as much… and prompted profit-taking on some high-flying growth stocks. In Australia, a 27…

February 25, 2021 08:17pm EST

UPDATE 1-Australia’s RBA tries to calm bond rout with surprise buying

…) – Australia’s central bank on Friday launched an unscheduled offer to buy… of Australia (RBA) offered to buy A$3 billion ($2.35 billion) of the April…

February 25, 2021 08:02pm EST

Papua New Guinea’s Michael Somare, ‘father of the nation’, dies

… archipelago to independence from Australia in 1975 and served four times…,” he added. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison wrote in a tweet…

February 25, 2021 08:00pm ES

Asia stocks skid as global inflation fears, tech woes hit Wall Street

…. Treasury yields. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 2% in early trade… of economics and markets at National Australia Bank. U.S. stocks tumbled…

February 25, 2021 07:40pm EST

GLOBAL MARKET-Asia stocks skid as global inflation fears, tech woes hit Wall Street

… in benchmark U.S. Treasury yields. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 2% in early…, a director of economics and markets at National Australia Bank. U.S…

February 25, 2021 07:35pm EST

ANALYSIS-Pandemic likely made 2020 ‘another devastating year’ for world’s forests

… recovery from the pandemic. In Australia, bushfires in 2019 and 2020…

February 25, 2021 07:01pm EST

Facebook signs letter of intent with three Australian media firms

… in the city of Perth. Australia on Thursday became the first nation to pass… if private talks fail. Facebook blocked all news content in Australia a week…

February 25, 2021 05:49pm EST

UPDATE 1-Facebook signs letter of intent with three Australian media firms

…. Australia on Thursday became the first nation to pass a law where…. Facebook blocked all news content in Australia a week ago, citing…

February 25, 2021 05:45pm EST

Australia’s Lynas beats profit estimates as prices of rare earths soar

…(Reuters) – Australia’s Lynas Rare Earths posted a better-than…

February 25, 2021 05:18pm EST

India tightens regulatory grip on Facebook, WhatsApp with new rules

… publishers and politicians after it blocked news feeds in Australia… changes by Australia in a law passed on Thursday to ensure Alphabet…

February 25, 2021 04:34pm EST

Australia shares set to open lower; NZ falls

… Feb 26 (Reuters) – Australian shares were set to tumble on Friday, tracking U.S and global equity markets lower, as tech-related stocks…

February 25, 2021 04:33pm EST

India tightens regulatory grip on Facebook, WhatsApp with new rules

… publishers and politicians after it blocked news feeds in Australia… changes by Australia in a law passed on Thursday to ensure Alphabet…

February 25, 2021 04:29pm EST

UPDATE 3-India tightens regulatory grip on Facebook, WhatsApp with new rules

… feeds in Australia in a dispute with the government over revenue-sharing…. That prompted last-ditch changes by Australia in a law passed…

February 25, 2021 04:27pm EST

Dollar firms on sudden spike in U.S. Treasury yields

… of Australia. The Canadian dollar got as far as 1.2468 per U.S. dollar…

February 25, 2021 04:10pm EST

Dollar firms on sudden spike in U.S. Treasury yields

… of Australia. The Canadian dollar got as far as 1.2468 per U.S. dollar…

February 25, 2021 04:10pm EST

FOREX-Dollar firms on sudden spike in U.S. Treasury yields

…, according to strategists at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The Canadian…

February 25, 2021 04:09pm EST

U.S. stocks tank as Treasury yields surge

… globally, whether it’s the big move in Australia and New Zealand last night…

February 25, 2021 02:25pm EST

INSTANT VIEW 4-U.S. stocks tank as Treasury yields surge

… globally, whether it’s the big move in Australia and New Zealand last…

February 25, 2021 02:21pm EST

India rout England in two-day spin mayhem in Ahmedabad

… the match, also in Ahmedabad from March 4, Australia will play New…

February 25, 2021 02:12pm EST

Canadian farmers reap record profits as crop prices soar

…, with key buyer China in a trade dispute with usual supplier Australia

February 25, 2021 01:44pm EST

India beat England inside two days as chaos reigns in day-night test

…, Australia will play New Zealand in the June 18-22 contest. “The result…

February 25, 2021 11:21am EST

S.Africa’s Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growth

… operates in Australia and New Zealand, announced in September… to smaller sales declines in David Jones and Country Road Group in Australia

February 25, 2021 10:40am EST

Analyst Green Pool cuts global sugar surplus forecast for this season and next

…. The Australia-based sugar and biofuels analyst also lowered its surplus…

February 25, 2021 09:53am EST

Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open with back issue

… in Australia that started in Adelaide and continued during Melbourne. We…

February 25, 2021 09:50am EST

Fact check: Sign about ‘gendered language’ is from Australian student café, not U.S. grocery chain Whole Foods Market

… and vegetarian cafe in Australia, and is not related to the U.S… in Clayton, Australia (https://www.monashwholefoods.org/?fbclid…

February 25, 2021 09:49am EST

Pandemic helped Swiatek deal with French Open success

… in Australia was the first time I could like probably chill out…

February 25, 2021 09:39am EST

Affirm to launch buy now, pay later debit card

… and Australia’s Afterpay, have seen business blossom over the past year…

February 25, 2021 09:04am EST

Affirm to launch buy now, pay later debit card

… and Australia’s Afterpay, have seen business blossom over the past year…

February 25, 2021 09:00am EST

Vaccines ‘encouraged’ but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo: Coates

… athletes to be vaccinated by June at “the latest”. Australia began its…

February 25, 2021 08:52am EST

Health authorities call for common approach to COVID-19 treatments: EU

… the world including, Europe, the United States, Britain and Australia

February 25, 2021 08:43am EST

UPDATE 1-Health authorities call for common approach to COVID-19 treatments – EU

…, the United States, Britain and Australia, met during the first few weeks…

February 25, 2021 08:39am EST

Health authorities call for common approach around COVID-19 treatments – EU

… and Australia, met during the first few weeks of this year to address…

February 25, 2021 08:04am EST

UPDATE 3-S.Africa’s Woolworths expands casual wear offering after return to profit growth

… unit fell in period * Overall revenues helped by food, Australia… in South Africa, said. Woolworths, which also operates in Australia

February 25, 2021 07:23am EST

Australian parliament passes media reforms after last-ditch changes

…) – Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make Alphabet Inc’s Google… content in the 13th-largest economy, the vote makes Australia the first…

February 25, 2021 07:06am EST

UK regulator censures Premier FX for ‘seriously misleading’ customers

… and Australia, moved to Portugal in 2005, sold his London home…

February 25, 2021 07:00am EST

Breakingviews – Klarna listing would be a mixed blessing

… Affirm and Australia’s Afterpay. Despite being 25 times 2020 sales…

February 25, 2021 06:16am EST

Aboriginal Australian group encouraged but wary of South32’s engagement

… a new mine in Western Australia but remained cautious whether the miner… the aluminium raw material at one of Western Australia’s largest…

February 25, 2021 05:48am EST

REFILE-Aboriginal Australian group encouraged but wary of South32’s engagement

… in Western Australia but remained cautious whether the miner will do more… the aluminium raw material at one of Western Australia’s largest mining projects…

February 25, 2021 05:46am EST

Asia Distillates-Jet fuel cracks drop as pandemic-led aviation gloom persists

… – Chinese national banks and Australia’s Macquarie Group are quietly…

February 25, 2021 05:43am EST

India unveils tougher rules for social media such as Facebook, Twitter

… from publishers and politicians after it blocked news feeds in Australia… last-ditch changes by Australia in a law passed on Thursday to ensure…

February 25, 2021 05:29am EST

ATP roundup: Two Argentines reach quarterfinals at Cordoba

… of Japan also won their second-round matches in straight sets. Australia’s

February 25, 2021 04:43am EST

Firms’ climate data reporting is improving, says Norway wealth fund

… with Morgan Stanley and Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd…

February 25, 2021 04:38am EST

Firms’ climate data reporting is improving, says Norway wealth fund

… with Morgan Stanley and Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd…

February 25, 2021 04:11am EST

S.Africa’s Woolworths turns to casual wear in COVID crisis as profits rise

… centres. Woolworths, which also operates in Australia and New Zealand… in July and December. In Australia and New Zealand, sales at David…

February 25, 2021 03:46am EST

UPDATE 3-Australian parliament passes media reforms after last-ditch changes

… (Reuters) – Australia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday to make… Australia the first nation where a government arbitrator can set…

February 25, 2021 03:07am EST

Olympics: Queensland may build new stadium if 2032 bid successful – official

…By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia may build a new…

February 25, 2021 02:40am EST

Olympics-Queensland may build new stadium if 2032 bid successful: official

…By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Australia may build a new…

February 25, 2021 02:21am EST

Neoen lines up government funding for big battery in Australia

… of Australia’s first utility scale battery, also run by Neoen. Neoen has… before the next Australian summer,” Neoen Australia Managing Director…

February 25, 2021 01:58am EST

South Africa’s Woolworths posts first jump in half-year profit since 2015

… in South Africa and Australia at the start of the pandemic, recovered… for formal wear and a return of restrictions in Australia has put clothing…

February 25, 2021 01:58am EST

Olympics: Brisbane the frontrunner to land 2032 Games as talks with IOC start

… things that made us put this forward,” she added. Coates said Australia… Olympics in the Japanese capital. Australia hosted the Olympics in Sydney…

February 25, 2021 01:57am EST

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Schedule of Reuters features from this week

…. (AUSTRALIA-WILDLIFE/KOALA (PIX, TV), by Cordelia Hsu, 314 words…) Baarack from the brink: Wild sheep rescued in Australia shorn of 35 kg…

February 25, 2021 01:14am EST

Australia shares rise as strong commodity prices lift energy, mining stocks

…* Business investment rises 3% during December quarter * Oil prices jump on U.S. production drop, dovish Fed stance * Iron ore futures rise…

February 25, 2021 12:55am EST

FOREX-Dollar languishes near 3-year lows as Fed stokes reflation bets

…,” National Australia Bank foreign exchange strategist Rodrigo Catril wrote….” Australia’s dollar traded at $0.79672 after earlier touching…

February 25, 2021 12:33am EST

REFILE-FOREX-Dollar languishes near three-year lows as Fed’s Powell stokes reflation bets

… will not instigate the Fed to tighten monetary policy,” National Australia Bank foreign…. Australia’s dollar rose 0.1% to $0.79717 on Thursday in Asia after…

February 25, 2021 12:33am EST

Olympics-Vaccines ‘encouraged’ but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo: Coates

… athletes to be vaccinated by June at “the latest”. Australia began its…

February 24, 2021 10:06pm EST

Barty party over in Australia amid doubts over top ranking

… have ever played in Australia, and it took some time to adjust,” said…

February 24, 2021 09:46pm EST

Australia, NZ dlrs on a high as yields, commodities hit the roof

… last visited in mid-2015. “For Australia, the combination of buoyant… in Australia, so turning U.S. dollars earned into Aussie dollars. The reflation…

February 24, 2021 09:21pm EST

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