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Key tall adds to Bombers injury concerns

Essendon’s hopes of hitting the AFL season at full pace have received a fresh blow with Tom Bellchambers confirmed to have undergone knee surgery. The ruckman had an arthroscopic clean-out performed on his left knee last week and will be on a modified program for at least the next fortnight. …

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Macquarie affirms guidance for softer full year

Its funds management arm had $587.5 billion in assets under management, a 5 per cent increase on the September quarter, while its domestic banking business posted solid growth in its balance sheet. The banking and financial services division notched up 11 per cent in its $48.6 billion mortgage portfolio, alongside …

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NBN Co loss climbs to $2.1b for half-year as subscriber costs rise

Business revenue increased by more than $100 million in the period, from $214 million to $319 million. Revenue from residential grew from $944 million to $1.399 billion in the same period. The monthly average revenue per user for the government owned corporation increased by $2 to $45 for the half …

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Transurban says West Gate Tunnel deadline is under review

“We believe it is possible at this point to deliver the job by 2022, but the schedule is under pressure. But we are two years in a five-year build at this point in time. “Like all large complex infrastructure projects, there are challenges. But we’ll continue to work with all …

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Amazon looks to question Trump in Pentagon contracting case

Amazon has asked a federal court to let it depose President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper, arguing that hearing from them was essential to determining if they had intervened against the internet company when the Pentagon awarded a multibillion-dollar defense contract to a competitor. Amazon claims that Trump …

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Bulls on the loose: Why markets are hitting record highs despite gloomy news

One of the most important biases affecting investors is the mistaken belief that big equals important. Every piece of information we process can be judged in two dimensions – its strength and its weight. Confusing one with the other will lead to us to under or overreact to news. Loading …

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Charge your phone on the go, with solar power

The charging ports on the device have all the bases covered with two USB-A ports and a USB-C you can use to charge devices or the charger itself (there’s also a micro USB for charging the charger), so you’ll probably always have the right cable. Having all those ports also …

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Technology to rule on front-foot no-balls in women’s T20 World Cup

“Cricket has an excellent track record of introducing technology to support the decision making of our match officials and I’m confident that this technology will reduce the small number of front-foot no-ball errors at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup,” he said. “No-balls are difficult for umpires to call accurately …

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Sydney mops up after big rain as another ‘intense weather’ event looms

“These impacts could include large and dangerous surf, strong winds and heavy rain,” he said, cautioning that “dangerous wind and rain would only occur if the system gets close enough to the [Australian] coast, while powerful surf can reach Australia even if the system stays well offshore”. NSW beaches, including …

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Tokyo one step closer for Matildas after Thailand thrashing

Monday night’s dominant win was led by hat-trick hero Emily van Egmond who took home the match ball. Kyah Simon netted a brace and substitute Hayley Raso added the other. Once again coach Ante Milicic chose not to start captain Sam Kerr, who is continuing her comeback from a quad …

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