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Destination of the month: Berlin, Germany

Germany is one of the oldest regions in Europe with a long and sometimes turbulent history. Not an official entity until 1871, Germans had...

2nd UPDATE: Saudi Oil Min Sees Stable ’11 Oil Prices Amid Ec Recovery

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali Naimi said Monday the world has "clearly passed" the latest recession, with demand for crude oil to continue rising...

THE BIG PICTURE: A global view of the local sharemarket

Craig James In general, investors find it an easy task to work out how the Australian sharemarket is performing. It is merely a case of...

Arafura to sell gold project to Global

Rare earths specialist Arafura Resources has agreed to sell a gold exploration project to a junior resources company. Arafura said it had signed a sale...
Labour issues Finance Bill timetable

Labour issues Finance Bill timetable

ELAINE EDWARDS The Labour Party today reiterated its pledge to leave its motion of no-confidence in the Government on the table this week unless Fianna...
Finance trio costs us $4500 a day

Finance trio costs us $4500 a day

Stephen McMahon TAXPAYERS will pick up a daily bill of about $4500 for the three commissioners overseeing a 12-month root-and-branch review of the State Government's...
No stampede to top Rio's $16 a share offer for Riversdale

No stampede to top Rio’s $16 a share offer for Riversdale

Bryan Frith WHETHER the market is correct in continuing to punt on a higher bid for Riversdale Mining despite the target board's unanimous recommendation of...
Dollar higher after Producer Price Index hit

Dollar higher after Producer Price Index hit

James Glynn THE Australian dollar rose yesterday despite being briefly rocked by news that growth in producer prices in the fourth quarter was much more...