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Australian consumer confidence rises


September 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumer has risen slightly but remains weak, a survey released Wednesday by Westpac Banking Corp and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

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Australian economy recovering slowly


July 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australia's economic conditions are at their strongest since September 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains below long-term trend, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Australia’s economic outlook remains subdued: Survey


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia's economic outlook improved slightly in December 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains subdued, according to a survey released Wednesday by Westpac ... Read more...

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Kim’s death rocks South Korea’s financial market


December 19th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 19 (IANS) South Korea's financial market was rocked Monday after North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-il died.Market watchers said the focus would move to whether power shift to ... Read more...

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Australian consumer confidence slumps in December


December 14th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) Australia's consumer confidence slumped in December, despite recent cash rate cuts by the central bank, a survey by Westpac Banking Corp and the Melbourne Institute of ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades ratings on Australia’s big four banks


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) Global rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) said Friday it had downgraded Australia's big four banks' credit ratings as a result of changes to its criteria ... Read more...

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Australian economy growing as projected: Survey


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The Australian economy is growing at an annual pace close to the projected long-term trend, according to a survey released Wednesday.The survey was by Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Australian economic growth set to pick up pace: Report


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) The growth of the Australian economy is set to pick up pace in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday.The report was by Australia's Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga is on the Forbes powerful women’s list


October 7th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pop singer and icon Lady Gaga has it made to the list of the most powerful women in the world. The singer is the youngest woman on this year’s list ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama tops ‘2010 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ list


October 7th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama has been named as the most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine.This year’s annual Forbes Magazine’s list of most powerful women ranked the First Lady ... Read more...

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Westpac denies reports of jobs going to India


May 1st, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 1 (IANS) One of Australia's leading banks, Westpac Banking Corporation Ltd., Thursday denied media reports that it is planning to move 3,000 back-office jobs to India though it ... Read more...

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