Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

President Donald Trump has threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter moved a day earlier to add fact checks to two of his tweets. Claiming tech giants “silence conservative voices,” Trump said, “We will...
Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

Woolworths reviews Aust, NZ real estate

South Africa’s Woolworths has scrapped its 2020 dividend and says it is reviewing its Australasian property assets as the retailer battles tough conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Non-food retailers globally have been heavily impacted by lockdowns and...
Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

Hong Kong unrest curbs global shares rally

Unrest in Hong Kong over Beijing’s proposed national security laws has weighed on global shares and oil prices, offsetting optimism about the reopening of the world economy. Riot police fired pepper pellets on protesters in Hong Kong’s main business...
Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

ALS reports FY20 profit down $24.8m

Laboratory testing provider ALS has reported full-year net profit fell $24.8 million to $127.8 million after impairments to its Latin American life sciences business and industrial division. The Brisbane-based company says Latin American life sciences had a non-cash...
Trump threatens social media – 9Finance

Chinese stimulus hope helps copper rise

Copper prices rose as much as 2 per cent overnight as investors looked past a US-China confrontation over Hong Kong to the prospect of Chinese economic stimulus that would improve metals demand. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was up 1.4 per cent...