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Australian stocks.

Australian Kangaroo

A one-ounce gold bullion coin minted in Australia. The obverse is stamped with the Sovereign of Australia and the reverse with a picture of a kangaroo.


Informal; a stock in Australia. It especially refers to a stock on the All Ordinaries Index, which is the most prominent index of Australian stocks. The term is most often used by foreigners outside of Australia.

Matilda Bond

A foreign bond denominated in Australian dollars and traded in Australia. In order to raise capital from Australian investors, a foreign company may choose to sell a bond in Australia. A Matilda bond is also known as a kangaroo bond. See also: Bulldog bond, Samurai bond, Yankee bond.
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Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, is launching the world's first kangaroo detection technology.
Wild kangaroos in Australia and Tasmania showed "a natural preference fortheir left hands when performing particular actions, grooming the nose, picking a leaf, or bending a tree branch, for example," said the study.
htm) Discovery News , the pair of kangaroos were huge, with the short-faced weighing about 260 pounds and the wallaby more than 240 pounds.
Belfast Zoo manager Mark Challis said: "Only 13 zoos internationally are home to Goodfellow's tree kangaroos so the arrival of our joey is spectacular.
The Tashkent Zoo receives new kangaroos from zoos of Riga (Latvia) and Zlin Lesna (Czech Republic) in order to avoid inbreeding.
Also tonight we meet two other women, Cynthia and Anne-Marie who also care for baby kangaroos in their own suburban homes but evidently weren't deemed exotic enough for their own series.
They know where to find kangaroos under particular conditions and also know the properties on which they harvest very well.
However, they bore little resemblance to the kangaroos we know today.
If it looks like a kangaroo and leaps like a kangaroo, then the chances are .
T and the Women,''``Scary Movie 2'' and the upcoming ``Big Trouble,'' not to mention boxing kangaroos for America's amusement in an upcoming episode of his own show.
says seven million kangaroos are being brutally slaughtered per year to meet the football trade.
People in Australia are asking this question about kangaroos.