Yen's dive leads Australian dollar below US93¢

The Australian dollar plunged below US93¢ for the first time in a week, dropping in the wake of a weakening yen and as the Reserve Bank of Australia continued its mild jawboning of the currency.
The Australian dollar plunged below US93¢ for the first time in a week, dropping in the wake of a weakening yen and as the Reserve Bank of Australia continued its mild jawboning of the currency.
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KEY rural indicators point to a rebound across major markets that is expected to boost ­confidence and investment, says Neil Clark Business Intelligence. KEY rural indicators point to a rebound across major markets that is expected to boost ­confidence and investment, says Neil Clark Business Intelligence.
FORGET snakes on plane – try sheep. A 747 jet will leave Australia today, carrying the first of three plane loads of sheep to Mongolia. FORGET snakes on plane – try sheep. A 747 jet will leave Australia today, carrying the first of three plane loads of sheep to Mongolia.
KENNARDS Hire is kicking off their annual charity initiative, ‘Kennards For Kids’, on September 1 to aid sick, injured or disadvantaged children around Australia and New Zealand. KENNARDS Hire is kicking off their annual charity initiative, ‘Kennards For Kids’, on September 1 to aid sick, injured or disadvantaged children around Australia and New Zealand.
RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India. RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India.
4:57 PM Around 100 people have been evacuated from an office building on George St after a fire broke out on its roof on Monday.
4:49 PM The contraction of Gold Coast's list is almost complete, with the Suns cutting a further five players on Tuesday, including former Demon Matthew Warnock.
4:47 PM An exhibition about Australia's longest-serving prime minister, and curated by former leader John Howard, is being staged to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Menzies' first prime...
4:40 PM Carlton has made a further four changes to its playing list after completing exit interviews on Tuesday.
4:37 PM Brumbies' ''fro bros'' Henry Speight and Joseph Tomane to make Wallabies push from the NRC.
Data shows that Canberra has seven suburbs with a median value of $1 million.
3:47 PM Data shows that Canberra has seven suburbs with a median value of $1 million.
3:40 PM When businessman Graham Tuckwell and his wife Louise decided they wanted to donate $50 million to his alma mater, Australian National University, he was so uncertain how to go about it...
3:18 PM Memes, racist rants, origami tutorials, and those nude celebrity pictures: welcome to the world of 4chan.
Australia likes to consider itself the Clever Country, a phrase made popular by former Prime Minister Bob Hawke. We also like to think of ourselves as a nation of inventors - the hills hoist, solar hot water systems, the bionic ear and the cervical cancer vaccine were all homegrown ideas.
3:12 PM Australia likes to consider itself the Clever Country, a phrase made popular by former Prime Minister Bob Hawke. We also like to think of ourselves as a nation of inventors - the hills...
Racing NSW chairman John Messara has hailed the new series for provincial-based horses as filling a missing link in The Championships.
3:06 PM Racing NSW chairman John Messara has hailed the new series for provincial-based horses as filling a missing link in The Championships.
2:55 PM The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday kept interest rates on hold at 2.5 per cent, as it again noted slack in the job market and rising house prices, while introducing concerns about...
2:51 PM A blooming trend where the sky's the limit
2:51 PM Melbourne coach Paul Roos says players Dean Terlich and Alex Georgiou face a club-imposed sanction for their Mad Monday prank, having dressed up as convicted child sex predator Rolf...
North Canberra experienced a lunchtime hail storm caused by some
2:20 PM North Canberra experienced a lunchtime hail storm caused by some "very cold air" which is also bringing snow to the top of the Brindabellas.
The body of a man has been discovered on a walking track leading to a well-known nude beach south of Sydney.
2:15 PM The body of a man has been discovered on a walking track leading to a well-known nude beach south of Sydney.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has ordered that no asylum seekers are to be sent to Manus Island, instead funnelling them to the small Pacific Island of Nauru.
1:45 PM Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has ordered that no asylum seekers are to be sent to Manus Island, instead funnelling them to the small Pacific Island of Nauru.
Gabi Grecko, the partner of Melbourne businessman Geoffrey Edelsten who is one of the 101 celebrities targeted by hackers, has called the nude photo scandal a
1:44 PM Gabi Grecko, the partner of Melbourne businessman Geoffrey Edelsten who is one of the 101 celebrities targeted by hackers, has called the nude photo scandal a "sex crime".
Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.
1:39 PM Join Chris Boulous for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.
12:26 PM Port Adelaide has been assured by its apparel manufacturer ISC that it can produce a fresh batch of AFL-standard jumpers in just five days, clearing the path for the Power to wear its...
12:24 PM A side-street restaurant in Chippendale won best new restaurant at the launch of this year's Good Food Guide.
12:23 PM Nick Dal Santo gambled by leaving St Kilda for a shot at finals glory and admits the move to North Melbourne needs to pay off soon.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has rounded on Liberal Premier Colin Barnett in a partyroom stoush on the amount of GST revenue Western Australia receives.
12:13 PM Treasurer Joe Hockey has rounded on Liberal Premier Colin Barnett in a partyroom stoush on the amount of GST revenue Western Australia receives.
12:00 PM The Kurtley Beale experiment appears to be over with the Wallabies playmaker benched for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Perth on Saturday.
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I would like to see weather prediction policy BAN the word 'event' when forecasting. Once rain
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Competition- CBH is currently wearing competition provision costs of above $2 mill . As a WA
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Can we believe a word they say ?
THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19 continues to expand in scope with the 100 exhibitor mark firmly in sight.
03 Aug 14 THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19...
BEING an international supplier and distributor of animal health products in Australia, Bayer HealthCare Animal Health projected a major presence at the World Buiatrics Conference (WBC) at the Cairns Convention Centre last week.02 Aug 14 BEING an international supplier and distributor of animal health products in Australia, Bayer HealthCare Animal...