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Viva Energy REIT eyes more buys, lifts full-year distribution forecast
1 day ago

Viva Energy REIT eyes more buys, lifts full-year distribution forecast

Listed service station fund Viva Energy REIT is considering making more acquisitions after lifting its full-year distribution forecast.

The trust (VVR) reported net profit after tax of $43.1 million in …
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Oil Demand Now Focus of Market’s Attention, according to OPIS
3 days ago

Oil Demand Now Focus of Market’s Attention, according to OPIS

The oil market’s attention is shifting away from abundant supplies to much stronger global oil demand patterns that may be enough to clean up excess supplies in support of firmer …
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AJG Insurance incident report July 2017
1 week ago

AJG Insurance incident report July 2017

Arthur J. Gallagher (formerly OAMPS) has been ACAPMA’s insurance partner for more than 30 years.

As a specialist broker for the fuel industry and convenience stores sector, Arthur J. Gallagher …
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EU says no plans for electric cars quotas, amidst German call
1 week ago

EU says no plans for electric cars quotas, amidst German call

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The European Union has said it had no plans to introduce quotas for electric cars for an automobile sector seeking to recover from the Volkswagen diesel scandal.

A spokeswoman for …
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Ban on discount petrol price signage
2 weeks ago

Ban on discount petrol price signage

Service stations across Queensland will be banned from promoting confusing discounts on forecourt petrol price boards.

The move, announced by Treasurer and acting Energy Minister Curtis Pitt on Saturday, is …
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Federal Labor proposes tax changes for Family Trusts
2 weeks ago

Federal Labor proposes tax changes for Family Trusts

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Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten announced last week that, if elected to Government, Labor would introduce new taxation laws that would impose a tax rate of 30% on Family Trusts …
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Oil falls 2%, weighed by ample OPEC supply
2 weeks ago

Oil falls 2%, weighed by ample OPEC supply

Oil dropped about two per cent from a two-month high as major world oil producers kept pumping out supply, causing investors to worry that several weeks of steady gains had …
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Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos
3 weeks ago

Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos

Western Union is turning petrol station attendants in Australia into money-transfer agents, reaching out to customers such as Uber drivers who fill up at all hours of the day.


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Britain To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040
3 weeks ago

Britain To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

The British government has announced that it will block the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, joining a growing global push to improve environmental standards through the …
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Return of the corner store – a quiet revolution?
4 weeks ago

Return of the corner store – a quiet revolution?

For those of us that are old enough to remember, the iconic Australian Corner Store once dominated the residential landscape of Australia’s towns and cities.

These were places where local …
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