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Weekly review: market ends flat despite strong jobs and China growth

Australia’s share market ended the week fairly flat for the Easter holiday after the strong March jobs numbers saw initial gains wiped out. As is usual before a longer than usual holiday trading break, there...
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Strong jobs numbers give the RBA pause on interest rates

Another round of strong jobs numbers should see the Reserve Bank delay any interest rate cuts for some time to come. Employment rose for the eighth straight month in March, with 25,700 extra jobs and...
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Tax is the key to Australia’s federal election policy fight

Tax is not one of those words that anybody likes to hear but it is central to the political fight for the hearts and minds of voters in this Federal Election. It really warrants a...
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Bubs Australia secures strong distribution foothold with Chemist Warehouse alliance

Infant formula producer Bubs Australia (ASX: BUB) has bolstered its local distribution foothold after entering into a four-year strategic alliance with the Chemist Warehouse Retail Group. Under the binding heads of agreement, Bubs products will...
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FinTech Chain extends reach of proprietary T-Linx platform in China

Business intelligence company FinTech Chain (ASX: FTC) has expanded coverage of its T-Linx platform after signing a contract with Hunan Xingsha Rural Commercial Bank (XRCB), a country-level rural commercial bank in China. The deal follows...
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CV Check posts strong quarter results driven by solid business customer orders

Online screening and verification company CV Check (ASX: CV1) has delivered its second consecutive cash positive quarter, reporting a huge boost in operating and investing cash flow driven by solid order growth from its...
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MGC Pharmaceuticals enters Chinese market with CBD products

Biopharmaceutical company MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX: MXC) is entering the Chinese health market, inking a deal with e-commerce import platform YuShop Global to sell its range of cannabis-based nutraceutical products. The company today announced the signing...
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Freehill Mining finds second potential copper structure ahead of maiden resource

A new induced polarisation (IP) survey undertaken by Freehill Mining (ASX: FHS) at its Yerbas Buenas magnetite project in Chile has detected a second large potential copper sulphide structure, ahead of a maiden iron...
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LiveTiles joins forces with Oxford University technology spin-off to create data analytics tool

Global software developer LiveTiles (ASX: LVT) has partnered with UK-based data analytics company Zegami to launch the world’s first enterprise-grade, visual search and analytics solution. Under the agreement, Zegami’s technology will be integrated into LiveTiles’...
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Japanese giant Nippon Paint lobs $3.8b takeover bid for DuluxGroup

Paint and homeware company DuluxGroup (ASX: DLX) has entered into a scheme implementation deed with Japanese paint firm Nippon Paint which places a $3.8 billion valuation on Dulux. Under the deal, Nippon Paint will acquire...