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Turning small tasks into big money

Business

The gruelling task that moving house can be was the inspiration for the online marketplace startup that’s now grown to be a household name and is attracting big investment. Business View spoke to the co-founders of Airtasker, Tim Fung and Jonathan Lui, about their journey.

Asia
19 Jun 2017

Nuts – the Australian “Super food” for brain power and a healthy heart

Agribusiness

Fifty years ago Australia’s main export market was the United Kingdom, shipping wool and wheat. Today over 83% of all Australian exports are going to Asian countries 1. and grains – specifically, nuts – are climbing the ranks of top exports.

Economic commentary
15 Jun 2017

India GDP and Monetary Policy: June 2017

Economic commentary

Indian economic growth decelerated in the March 2017 quarter, with real GDP expanding by 6.1% in yoy terms.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

A lingering risk off tone remains evident in markets with equities on either side of the Atlantic ending the day with small losses.

Almost out of default, the USD is higher in a night of virtually no key data, but not getting any clear support from a mixed set of Fed speak, Charles Evans (voter) sounding dovish and Kaplan too.

Strong focus on the implications of the beginning of normalisation of rates by the Bank of Canada.

On my way home last night I thought the Spice Girls were a strong candidate for a song title today. Brexit negotiations started overnight and Wannabe (“Tell me what you want”) would have been a good option.

The gruelling task that moving house can be was the inspiration for the online marketplace startup that’s now grown to be a household name and is attracting big investment. Business View spoke to the co-founders of Airtasker, Tim Fung and Jonathan Lui, about their journey.

Not yet a wholesale investor? It’s time you found out what you’re missing out on.

Fifty years ago Australia’s main export market was the United Kingdom, shipping wool and wheat. Today over 83% of all Australian exports are going to Asian countries 1. and grains – specifically, nuts – are climbing the ranks of top exports.

Some very refined harmonies from Seattle indie folk band Fleet Foxes to start the week.

Many farmers take control of their supply chain but few market the benefits to customers as successfully as Australian Grain Link. Over the past 16 years this strategy has helped them carve out lucrative specialty niches that show no signs of shrinking.

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