News Corporation’s profits hitch a ride on Avatar’s success
News Corporation yearly profit forecast is heavily influenced by the success of the blockbuster movie Avatar, but the company is warning that fourth quarter results may be lower than last years.
International Womens Day survey results
A survey of around 300 women working in technology, carried out as part of the annual Telstra Females in Information Technology and Telecommunications (FITT) International Women’s Day (IWD) forum, has thrown some light on the success, or otherwise, of the original 1910 IWD Charter.
Woolworths profit soars 11.4 percent
Woolworths exceeded market expectations today with a reported 11.4 percent rise in first-half net profit for this financial year. In the half year (27 weeks) ending 3rd of January, Woolworths net profit was $1.09 billion, up 11.4 per cent compared to the same period last year. Share holders will be paid interim dividend of 53 […]
NAB earns billion dollar profit in Dec quarter
The effects of the global financial crisis are lifting, with the National Australia Bank posting unaudited cash earnings for the first quarter of approximately $1.1 billion, an increase of more than 20% on the fourth quarter of the 2009 financial year. In a further promising sign for the economy NAB’s charge for bad and doubtful […]