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US adds 266,000 jobs, unemployment falls 0

US adds 266,000 jobs, unemployment falls

The United States added some 266,000 jobs in November, lowering the unemployment rate to 3.5 per cent for the month, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Asian shares up as trade optimism lingers 0

Asian shares up as trade optimism lingers

Asian stocks are higher as investors took heart from US President Donald Trump saying trade talks with China were “moving right along”, and US oil prices sat near two-and-a-half-month highs after OPEC and other producers agreed to cut output.

Fair Work sting uncovers rife underpayment 0

Fair Work sting uncovers rife underpayment

More than $300,000 has been returned to cafe and restaurant workers after a tactical Fair Work sting at four capital city food hotspots found 75 per cent of businesses were breaking the law.

Newcrest exec to replace St Barbara CEO 0

Newcrest exec to replace St Barbara CEO

St Barbara managing director and chief executive Bob Vassie is retiring and will be replaced at the ASX-listed gold miner by Newcrest’s Craig Jetson.

NIB in $20m JV with US health giant Cigna 0

NIB in $20m JV with US health giant Cigna

Health insurer NIB has entered a joint venture with US giant Cigna to create a data science and services company to help catch health issues earlier and cut down on costly hospitalisations.

NIB in $20m JV with US health giant Cigna 0

NIB in $20m JV with US health giant Cigna

Health insurer NIB has entered a joint venture with US giant Cigna to create a data science and services company to help catch health issues earlier and cut down on costly hospitalisations.

Construction jobs slide as orders dip: PCI 0

Construction jobs slide as orders dip: PCI

Construction sector jobs dwindled in November for the 16th month in a row, according to an industry survey that also showed a sharper drop in new orders for homes.

Construction jobs slide as orders dip: PCI 0

Construction jobs slide as orders dip: PCI

Construction sector jobs dwindled in November for the 16th month in a row, according to an industry survey that also showed a sharper drop in new orders for homes.