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Sky News Business Channel is an Australia
Australia
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n 24 hour cable
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 and satellite
Satellite
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 business news channel available on Foxtel
Foxtel
Foxtel is an Australian pay television company, operating cable, direct broadcast satellite television and IPTV services. It was formed in 1995 through a joint venture established between Telstra and News Corporation....

, Austar
Austar
Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. Its main business activity is Subscription Television but it is also involved with internet access and mobile phones...

 and Optus Television
Optus Television
Optus Television is the cable television division of Australian telecommunications company Optus.-History:Its immediate predecessor was Optus Vision, a joint venture between, Optus and Continental Cablevision with small shareholdings by media companies Publishing and Broadcasting Limited and Seven...

 subscription platforms, owned by Australian News Channel Pty Ltd.

History


Australian News Channel announced it was to launch a business news channel in 2008 with one third of content to be taken from Fox Business Network
Fox Business Network
Fox Business Network is an American cable news and satellite news television channel that began broadcasting on October 15, 2007. It is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation...

 in the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

. In turn, Fox Business airs coverage from Sky News Business Channel during holiday periods and critical financial stories breaking in the overnights and on weekends in order to continue providing current financial news coverage to American audiences.

Sky News Business Channel began 16:9 widescreen broadcasting along with sister channels Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available in 2.5 million homes on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms....

 and A-PAC
A-PAC
A-PAC is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available on Foxtel and Austar platforms. On 15 November 2009, A-PAC's channel location for Foxtel changed from Channel 607 to Channel 648.-History:...

 on Sunday, 17 May 2009. The channel implemented new graphics and music, mirroring sister channel Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available in 2.5 million homes on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms....

, on Monday, 19 July 2010.

Presenters


Many of the Channel's presenters come from the Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia
Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available in 2.5 million homes on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms....

 pool of Business presenters, as well as leading Australian economists, journalists and commentators, including:
  • Helen Dalley
    Helen Dalley
    Helen Dalley is an award winning Australian journalist, who formerly worked for Kerry Packer's Publishing and Broadcasting Limited media stable. She is best known for her work on the Nine Network television programs Sunday, Today and A Current Affair...

  • Brooke Corte
  • Bridie Barry
  • Carson Scott
  • James Daggar-Nickson
  • John Kerrison
  • Julia Wood
  • Lisa Creffield
  • Nadine Blayney
  • Kylie Merritt
  • Ky Chow
  • Peter Switzer
  • Janine Perrett
  • Julia Lee
  • Margaret Lomas
  • Chris Gray

Original Programming

  • First Business
  • Market Express
  • Trading Day
  • Lunch Money
  • At The Close
  • Market Day
  • Market Moves
  • Switzer
  • Your Money, Your Call
  • The Perrett Report
  • Business Night
  • On The Record with Carson Scott
  • Monday Money
  • Mediaweek
  • Business View
  • Law TV
  • Read and Profit
  • Rates Reaction
  • Social Business
  • The Week In Business
  • Sunday Business


Other Programming

  • FOX Business
    Fox Business (TV program)
    Fox Business is a daily business programming block that is aired weekdays from 11am-3pm Eastern Time on the Fox Business Network.-About the program:...

    (Simulcasted overnight)


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