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Japanese Hotelier Angers China With Claim That Nanjing Massacre Was Fake - WSJ

2017-01-19 wsj
TOKYO—One of Japan’s largest hotel chains has sparked condemnation from China for a book placed in its rooms that questions Tokyo’s wartime guilt.

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Acquired Taste: Vegemite Gets an Australian Owner - WSJ

2017-01-19 wsj
SYDNEY—Vegemite, Australia’s best-known condiment, is about to have something relatively unusual in its nearly 100-year history: an Australian owner.

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Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal - BBC News

2017-01-19 bbc.co.uk
Vegemite will return to Australian ownership after Bega Cheese agreed to buy a range of well-known food brands in a deal worth A$460m (£280m; $345m).

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Bega Cheese snaps up Vegemite as part of $460m deal

2017-01-18 smh.com.au
Bega Cheese has bought back the farm by broadening its reach in the food industry, snapping up Vegemite and other Kraft brands in a $460 million deal which takes it far from its roots as a cheese producer.

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UPDATE 2-Woodside CEO sees no need for M&A, plenty of growth in pipeline

2017-01-19 reuters
SYDNEY Woodside Petroleum Chief Executive Peter Coleman said there's little need for more mergers and acquisitions by Australia's biggest independent oil and gas producer as it works on developing a handful of new projects at home and abroad.

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Vegemite to return to Australian ownership

2017-01-19 radionz.co.nz
Vegemite is set to return to Australian ownership after dairy company Bega announced it would buy most of Mondelez International's Australia and New Zealand grocery and cheese business.

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Vegemite goes home: Oreo-maker Mondelez sells to Australia's Bega - Chicago Tribune

2017-01-19 chicagotribune
In this March 20, 2012, file photo, a customer takes a jar of Vegemite from next to an empty shelve in a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand. Vegemite and other grocery products are being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to Australian dairy company Bega Cheese in a deal worth about $345.3 million (460 Australian dollars), Mondelez International Inc. said Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

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Can Bega take on the likes of Nutella with Vegemite?

2017-01-19 smh.com.au
There's nothing like a warm fuzzy glow from doing some deals. And foreign control of Vegemite has long been a lightning rod for economic nationalists who have railed long and hard about just how many of our iconic brands are owned offshore. Think Arnott's biscuits, Bonds T-shirts and UGG boots, to name just a few.

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UPDATE 1-BHP, Vale, Samarco set June 30 deadline to resolve multibillion dollar claims

2017-01-19 reuters
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Miner BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX) (BLT.L), its partner Vale SA (VALE5.SA) and their jointly owned Samarco unit said on Thursday they have set a June 30 deadline to settle billions of dollars in compensation claims stemming from an iron ore mine disaster in Brazil in 2015.

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BHP Billiton sets end date for settling £38bn claim over Samarco disaster

18h telegraph.co.uk
A huge damages claim hanging over BHP Billiton could be settled by the middle of the year after the mining giant revealed it had struck a preliminary agreement with prosecutors in Brazil.

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Vegemite Back in Australian Hands in Bega’s A$460 Million Deal - Bloomberg

2017-01-18 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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New Blood Test Can Predict Outcome for Ebola-Infected Patients

19h genengnews
Scientists at the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with Public Health England, Boston University and other international partners, say they used blood samples taken from infected and recovering patients during the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak to identify gene products that act as strong predictors of patient outcome.

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BHP, Vale, Samarco set June 30 deadline to resolve multibillion dollar claims

2017-01-19 smh.com.au
Miner BHP Billiton, its partner Vale SA and their jointly owned Samarco unit said on Thursday they have set a June 30 deadline to settle billions of dollars in compensation claims stemming from an iron ore mine disaster in Brazil in 2015.

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MARKET WATCH: Crude oil benchmarks both fall pending US inventory report - Oil & Gas Journal

18h ogj
Crude prices fell on markets in New York and London on Jan. 18, which analysts attributed to a strengthening US dollar and also concerns that rising US shale production could offset a production cut by major producers elsewhere.

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BHP, Vale, Samarco set June 30 deadline to resolve multibillion dollar claims

2017-01-19 in.reuters
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Miner BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP.AX) (BLT.L), its partner Vale SA (VALE5.SA) and their jointly owned Samarco unit said on Thursday they have set a June 30 deadline to settle billions of dollars in compensation claims stemming from an iron ore mine disaster in Brazil in 2015.

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Disadvantaged women more likely to have heart attacks than poor men

2017-01-19 smh.com.au
Disadvantaged women are 25 per cent more likely to have a heart attack than their male counterparts, a study has found, and the perception of heart disease as a male problem may be partly to blame.

Trump Makes Canadian Mine Explorer With Zero Revenue Great Again - Bloomberg

2017-01-19 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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Vegemite critic and rival Dick Smith cheers sale to Bega Cheese

19h theage.com.au
A deal that has returned Vegemite to Australian hands has delighted Dick Smith, the most vocal critic of the yeast spread's foreign ownership  so much that he has pumped $250,000 into the product's new owner, Bega Cheese.  

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The Fed’s 2017 Rate Hike Trajectory Could Weigh on Gold

16h marketrealist
On December 14, 2016, the Federal Reserve finally raised interest rates by 25 basis points. More concerning from an investor’s point of view is the Fed’s targeted total hike of 75 basis points in 2017. 

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2016 was a record-breaking year for global car sales, and it was almost entirely driven by China - Business Insider

2017-01-19 businessinsider
According to a report from Macquarie Bank, 88.1 million million cars and light commercial vehicles were sold worldwide in 2016, up 4.8% from a year earlier.

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CSL surge keeps ASX in the black

2017-01-19 smh.com.au
Local shares closed slightly higher, propped up by massive gains in blood products heavyweight CSL and Bega Cheese, but the market lost a lot of initial impetus as investors turned cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.

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How Might European Geopolitical Concerns Shake Out for Gold?

16h marketrealist
2017 will be a crucial year for Europe as several countries go to the polls. The first of a series of elections will begin in the Netherlands in mid-March. France has elections in April, while Germany will go to the polls in October.

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EIA: US crude inventories up 2.3 million bbl

16h ogj
US commercial crude oil inventories, excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, increased 2.3 million bbl during the week ended Jan. 13 compared with the previous week's total, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s Petroleum Status Report.

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BHP, Vale, Samarco set June 30 deadline to resolve multibillion dollar Brazil claims - Business Insider

2017-01-19 businessinsider
A protester holds a placard outside the venue for the annual general meeting for mining company BHP Billiton in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray

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CSL surge keeps ASX in the black

2017-01-19 theage.com.au
Local shares closed slightly higher, propped up by massive gains in blood products heavyweight CSL and Bega Cheese, but the market lost a lot of initial impetus as investors turned cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.