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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 13:11 Source

Tesla on Monday overtook General Motors to become the most valuable car company in the US, with a market worth of $US51.5 billion.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 13:11 Source

Tesla overtakes General Motors to become the most valuable car company in the US, with a market worth of $US51.5 billion.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:43 Source

Via SBS: More than one Chinese real estate agent was brought to Australia on a 457 visa every week during 2016 to allow businesses to take advantage of the offshore investment boom. The 2016 figures for the 457 program released this week show there were slightly fewer workers in Australia on the controversial temporary visa

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:36 Source

The NAB survey continues to point to some other economy today: Results from the March NAB Monthly Business Survey indicate an overall healthy economy that appears to be gaining momentum, at l be gaining momentum, at least in the near- in the near-term. Business conditions have been fairly volatile of late, but the underlying trend

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:31 Source

Uniper, Engie make further write-downs in the Netherlands; plans proceed nonetheless in Germany for an equally outmoded project.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:19 Source

Lincoln Gap wind farm in Port Augusta SA one step closer to financial close after securing PPA with ERM Power, on same day that big solar farm begins construction.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:19 Source

Lincoln Gap wind farm in Port Augusta SA secures PPA with ERM Power, on same day big solar farm begins construction.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:16 Source

By Leith van Onselen Pressure within the Turnbull to cut Australia’s mass immigration intake continues to build, with former Prime Minister Tony Abbott this morning repeating his call to slash immigration to alleviate pressures on housing affordability and infrastructure.  From The SMH: Former prime minister Tony Abbott says there is nothing “sacrosanct” about Australia’s immigration

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:09 Source

Senate committee produces 5 different conclusions, highlighting impossible nature of Australia's energy politics. The most absurd conclusions came from the Coalition, and One Nation.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:08 Source

From UBS: Oil prices rise as market continues to show signs of rebalancing Brent oil prices closed at $55.24/bbl to end 3.2% up on prior week as comments from OPEC leaders and market data suggests rebalancing ahead. US crude stocks increased weekly build below the 5-year average (4.4 mmbbl) implying YoY tightness in the US

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:45 Source

By Leith van Onselen Let’s recall Australia’s real estate treasurer, Scott Morrison’s, comments on negative gearing yesterday: Figures to be released later this week show 2 million taxpayers in Australia have an interest in a residential investment property. 72 per cent own just one property and 90 per cent own no more than two. 1.3

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:04 Source

Neoen has chosen QOS Energy’s innovative O&M management platform to monitor the performance of the 315 MW Hornsdale wind project.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:51 Source

By Leith van Onselen You heard it here first. Back in February I explained why the Turnbull Government would include some sort of first home buyer (FHB) bribe in the May Budget. Today, Michael Sukkar – the minister assisting in the development of a housing affordability package – all but confirmed that a FHB bribe

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Renew Economy Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:49 Source

Tritium is expanding into the UK market with its award-winning range of Veefil fast chargers, and has signed its first UK distributor, Electric World Enterprises Ltd (EwE).

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:46 Source

By Leith van Onselen Slowly but surely the mainstream media is starting to question Australia’s mass immigration program on a more regular basis. Even Fairfax – which is joined at the hip to the housing bubble (via Domain) and has open borders boosters like Peter Martin and Jessica Irvine in its ranks – has increasingly

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