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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b

From Global Markets 5:58 pm

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 30, 2014

Over the course of Tuesday afternoon the ASX 200 slowly edged higher ending the day up 0.54 per cent at 5292.8 points. In doing so the market was able to make new highs for the session, although the improvements felt as though they were made on shifting sands.

Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected

From Global Markets 3:05 pm

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 30, 2014

The start to Tuesday's session on the ASX followed a familiar pattern of trade, in that sellers dominated once more. The initial plunge for the index saw a loss of 11 points at the low point of the morning. From the lowest ebb the market recovered to push back into positive territory, albeit rather briefly.

File photo of Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing at Pearson International Airport in Toronto

From Economy 10:53 am

Air Canada Adds New Internatinal Routes in 2015: Also Extends Services in Other Destinations

Air Canada will start offering the Toronto-Amsterdam route beginning June on 2015.

A customer purchases the newly released iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.

From Companies 7:47 am

#Bendgate Video Hits Almost 46 Million In 5 Days, But Impact On Apple’s Finances Minimal

Apple sold an impressive 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 24 hours after it was rolled out simultaneously in 10 countries on Sept 19. But the original #bendgate video that wiped out $23 billion from the value of the Cupertino-based tech giant got almost 46 million hits in 5 days as of Monday night.

An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. Asian shares edged up on Friday, and the euro held most of the previous session's gains, as nervous inves

From Global Markets Sep 29

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 29, 2014

The second half of the trading session on Monday provided a little more cause for optimism compared to its earlier counterpart. Buyers finally found some resolve around lunchtime and the ASX 200 was able to recover a solid portion of the early losses. At the best levels of the session the market was down, The ASX200 ending the day down by 0.9 per cent at 5,264.2 points.

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store

From Tech Sep 29

#Bendgate, iOS 8 Glitch Wipes Out $23B From Apple’s Value

#bendgate has taken its toll on the shareprice of Apple. Following the viral video that the iPhone could easily be bent after the device owner sits for a long time with the gadget inside his pants' pocket, almost $23 billion was wiped off the value of the tech giant.

A gamer plays "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" on an Xbox One console during the Xbox Play Day 2014, before the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne August 12, 2014. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, is opened to th

From Politics & Policy Sep 29

Washington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror Attacks

A video game creator has been tapped to help the U.S. government map strategies on how to combat future terror threats and attacks.

Morning commuters pass by the New York Stock Exchange September 15, 2014.

From Global Markets Sep 29

Global Markets Overview – September 29, 2014

There was a solid bounce in the US markets Friday night, as Q2 GDP was revised to 4.6% on an annualised basis from 4.2% previously.

Major Indian Ports Handle 17 Percent more Imported Coal in 2013/14

From Global Markets Sep 29

Environment Ministry OKs $2.2B North Galilee Basin Rail Project On 23 Conditions

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved over the weekend the $2.2 billion North Galilee Basin Rail project. However, the final approval would be based on Indian mining company Adani meeting 23 conditions.

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From Global Markets Sep 29

Australian Stock Market Report – Morning September 29, 2014

In US economic data, the final reading on US June quarter GDP was revised up from 4.2% to 4. The result was in line with expectations. The major contributors were a lift in business investment and stronger exports (up 11. Inflation as measured by the PCE index was unchanged at a 2.3% annual rate. The final University of Michigan Consumer Confidence reading for September held steady at 84.