Midday Report

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Midday News for 24 May 2016

12:00 PM.Two teenage killers are sentenced to life for murder, the Government hints at new housing initiatives in Thursday's budget.

Tower Insurance slips to bigger H1 loss on quake, IT, cost

12:17 PM.Listed general insurance company Tower has reported a bigger first half loss on lingering Canterbury earthquake claims and a write down in its computer systrems.

Vista Group sees strong revenue growth, continued expansion

12:19 PM.The cinema software company, Vista Group, is expecting revenue growth of between 20 and 30% this year, although profit growth will to continue to lag.

Warning about Sydney property market

12:20 PM.Over the Tasman; Sydney's hot housing market, where the prices are not only thing on the rise. Jim Parker, explains.

Midday Markets for 24 May 2016

12:23 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie at Craigs Investment Partners.

Midday Sports News for 24 May 2016

12:26 PM.The Golden State forward Draymond Green will not be suspended for his kick to the groin of Oklahoma's New Zealand centre Steven Adams.

Midday Rural News for 24 May 2016

12:35 PM.News from the rural and farming sectors.