Volt Bank raises $70m as it nears launch
Australian digital bank Volt Bank has raised $70 million and is growing its staff to 200 as it prepares to open to the general public next month.
Hotel inventory management platform SiteMinder has finished a funding round that values the Sydney-based company at $1.1 billion.
SME challenger bank Judo has announced it has lent more than $1 billion to small and medium-sized businesses in its first nine months.
Sydney biotech company Nyrada has made its debut on the ASX in the first float of the year following an $8.5 million initial public offering.
Crowdfunded challenger bank Xinja has launched a savings account with a 2.25% interest rate - the highest no-strings interest rate in Australia.
Shares in ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources are up 60% after Canada’s Novo Resources and gold investing legend Eric Sprott took 8% stakes in the junior explorer.
Iron ore futures in China have risen on concerns that cyclone season will disrupt shipments from Australia.
Australian consumer confidence has improved after more encouraging economic news, the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence survey says.
Customers splurging in sales on Black Friday and Boxing day have helped after pay company Zip Co post record quarterly revenue.
A Commonwealth Bank research paper has forecast 2.5 per cent growth for the Australian economy in the 2020 calendar year.
Westpac has attempted to tally the economic damage of the raging bushfires, forecasting they could cost the economy $5 billion in direct losses.
The Australian share market is expected to open lower in the wake of falls on Wall Street at the end of last week.
Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki have issued recalls for 18,000 cars fitted with the potentially deadly Takata NADI 5-AT airbags.
Retail spending jumped by a better than expected 0.9 per cent in November, easily beating economist forecasts of a 0.4 per cent increase.
Christmas has well and truly come to Shepparton, with homes across the region lighting up. They’re bright, and cheery, and very, very Christmassy. Don’t miss any Christmas lights with our map!
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...
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