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Sky News Business Channel
Sky News Business.png
Sky News Business Channel Logo
Launched 7 January 2008
Owned by Australian News Channel
Picture format 16:9
Country Australia
Sister channel(s) Sky News Australia
Foxtel Digital Channel 602
Austar Digital Channel 602
Foxtel Digital Channel 602
Austar Digital Channel 602
Optus Channel 602

Sky News Business Channel is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite business news channel available on Foxtel, Austar and Optus Television subscription platforms, owned by Australian News Channel Pty Ltd.



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 in the United States.[1] 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 and A-PAC on Sunday, May 17 2009.[2]


Many of the Channel's presenters come from the Sky News Australia pool of Business presenters, including:

  • Helen Dalley
  • Brooke Corte
  • Richard Goncalves
  • Bridie Barry
  • Nina May
  • Carson Scott
  • Ky Chow
  • Ahron Young
  • James Daggar-Nickson
  • Lisa Creffield
  • Nadine Blayney
  • Julia Lee
  • Peter Switzer
  • Margaret Lomas



Original Programming

  • First Business
  • At The Open
  • Trading Day
  • At The Close
  • Market Day
  • Market Moves
  • Summer Money
  • Switzer
  • Your Money, Your Call
  • Business Night
  • On The Record with Carson Scott
  • Monday Money
  • Mediaweek
  • Business View
  • Law TV
  • Read and Profit
  • IT
  • Rates Reaction
  • The Week In Business
  • Sunday Business
  • Eco Report
  • Health Report

Other Programming


  1. ^ Foxtel adds Business Channel
  2. ^ [1]

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