Exxon Mobil offers volumtary redundanct scheme for Australia midst looming multi-billion quarterly loss

On Wednesday, in a statement Exxon Mobil Corp said, it has started a voluntary redundancy programme for its Australian employees, as means to mitigate the current predominant “unprecedented” market conditions. The voluntary redundancy programme is being offered to all employees in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Gippsland, and Perth, said Exxon in a statement. When asked to…

Facebook, Google has up to Nov. 2020 to comply to Australian competition rules

On Thursday, Australia made it lucidly clear to technology giants Facebook Inc and Google Inc that will have to agree and comply to Australia’s new rules, designed to ensure that they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, failing which the government will impose new controls on them. In a statement, Australian Prime…

London-based banks made reasonable progress on their relocation to the Eurozone

This conclusion was made by Sabine Lautenschlaeger, director at the European Central Bank, to an audience in Sydney. On Wednesday, Sabine Lautenschlaeger, European Central Bank director stated, the majority of London-based banks relocating to the Eurozone due to Brexit, have made “reasonable progress” in preparing the move. “We have urged and pushed them (banks) to…

Ola to enter Australian ride-hailing market in early 2018

Holding a dominant market share in India’s fierce ride-hailing market, Ola plans on launching itself in Australia by inviting driving partners and private vehicle owners in the cities of Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. On Tuesday, Ola, an Indian ride-hailing company announced plans on entering the Australian market intensifying its effort to win market share embattled…