Day: July 20, 2020

Morning Headlines

Woodside and BHP on hydrogen shortlist Woodside Petroleum and BHP are among seven companies shortlisted to receive support from a $70 million federal government funding round to fast-track the development of large-scale...

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Oil steady amid hope for virus vaccine

Oil prices were little changed overnight as coronavirus cases increased in many countries, though a flurry of announcements about a potential COVID-19 vaccine and ongoing talks over a European Union fund to revive economies hit...

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Gold at highest price since Sept. 2011

Gold prices jumped to their highest level since September 2011, and silver hit a near four-year peak as a spike in COVID-19 infections and hopes for increased stimulus measures supported safe-haven demand.

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Councils bearing weight of pandemic

If there’s anything to be gleaned from Premier Mark McGowan’s extraordinary 89 per cent approval rating, it’s that the public is almost singularly attuned to how the state government has responded to the...

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