Japan earthquake and tsunami
3:02PM | Friday, 25 March 2011 | The latest Roy Morgan research reveals consumer confidence has fallen 2.6 points in a week to 116.2 points, as the carbon tax debate heats up and international disasters continue.
3:09AM | Friday, 18 March 2011 | Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is being sued by a group of its own shareholders for “nepotism” in its purchase of Murdoch’s daughter Elizabeth’s production company.
3:40PM | Thursday, 17 March 2011 | A peak tourism body says the industry must come up with new products and experiences in order to boost domestic holiday travel in light of alarmingly low new visitor figures.
3:29PM | Thursday, 17 March 2011 | The Australian dollar has become the world’s second-worst performing major currency since the nuclear crisis that has hit Japan.
3:08PM | Wednesday, 16 March 2011 | The Australian sharemarket came back today after tumbling to a six-month low as news spread of more explosions at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear reactor in the nation’s northeast.
3:37PM | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 | Japan is bracing itself for a nuclear meltdown after another explosion occurred at a nuclear power plant, triggered by the worst earthquake in the country’s history.
3:31PM | Monday, 14 March 2011 | The widespread Japanese disaster is expected to have a severe knock-on economic impact.