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 2018-09-22 05:08 

The Australian Financial Review

White House drafts order to investigate Facebook, Google...

The White House has drafted an executive order that would instruct federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to investigate Facebook, Google and others....

 2018-09-22 03:44 

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Aussie filmmaker awaiting deportation after pardon...

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson was awaiting deportation from Cambodia on Saturday after receiving a royal pardon for his conviction on spying charges....

 2018-09-22 02:51 

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Trump threatens Justice, FBI over 'lingering stench'...

Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a...

 2018-09-21 17:36 

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May retaliates after bruising EU summit...

British Prime Minister Theresa May struck back at the European Union for bluntly dismissing her Brexit plan. The UK's currency plunged....

 2018-09-21 16:39 

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Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser...

President Donald Trump on Friday pointedly questioned the credibility of the woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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ASIC reviews penalties after Hayne shaming...

ASIC has launched an internal review into how it negotiates settlements and the size of monetary penalties with offending banks and insurers....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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Murdoch, Stokes and Turnbull's downfall...

The Australia Financial Review's Joe Aston revealed key details of Mr Turnbull's downfall this week, while the rest of the media followed....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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Ten questions that could save your life (insurance)...

The Hayne royal commission has exposed egregious practices across the life insurance industry, its regulation and codes of conduct that lack bite and accountability....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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Hayne a risk insurers can't dodge...

Insurance companies have a duty to act in the utmost good faith - but there is no penalty if they don't. That may have to change with the industry left running for cover after two weeks of the royal commission....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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Ed Kuepper's miracle: a 'fourth' Saints album...

The three albums released by Brisbane band The Saints between 1977 and 1978 are among the most influential to ever come out of Australia, and now there is a fourth - in a manner of speaking....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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A revolution in financial markets...

The work being done inside a small Melbourne lab has the potential to fundamentally change the way financial institutions think about risk management....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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How much are you prepared to pay for aged care?...

The amount individuals pay for care in an aged-care home varies widely. How could this change as a result of a royal commission?...

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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How the micro-cap sector is built on hot air...

A new breed of stock promoters has emerged in the lucrative micro-cap space....

 2018-09-21 13:00 

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Macquarie bank's remarkable first family...

Immense privilege, a political assassination and an international manhunt. Why Shemara Wikramanayake's family fled Sri Lanka....

 2018-09-21 08:59 

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Insurers could face criminal charges...

The royal commission has heard a host of insurers have systematically broken laws, many of them carrying criminal penalties, in an explosive final day of hearings on the insurance industry....

 2018-09-21 08:00 

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The ASX's small tech revolution...

A quiet tech revolution had been gathering steam at the shallower end of the bourse, but is it too late to get on board?...

 2018-09-21 07:41 

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Rinehart company loses gas ban challenge...

Gina Rinehart-linked company Lakes Oil has lost a Supreme Court challenge against VIctoria's moratorium on onshore gas....

 2018-09-21 07:36 

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Strawberry farmers hope nightmare is over...

Queensland strawberry grower Gavin Scurr says he hopes the nightmare of the needle contamination crisis is over....

 2018-09-21 07:29 

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Record reef grant properly assessed...

Department of Finance Secretary Finn Pratt said there was appropriate due diligence conducted by his department on a record $443.3 million grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation....

 2018-09-21 07:09 

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China investigates energy agency chief...

China is investigating the head of its National Energy Administration, the latest official snagged in President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive that has netted more than a million officials....

 2018-09-21 07:02 

The Australian Financial Review

Turnbull's one ticking bomb for Morrison...

If you think about it, the big stories of this last week have been about machinations from outside the party room to make the ship of state go slower, and less paddling of individual canoes than we saw in the dying days of the Turnbull era....

 2018-09-21 07:00 

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States jeopardise long-term funding for schools...

The agreement paves the way for long-term funding and includes a sign-off on the Gonski 2.0 recommendations for excellence in schools....

 2018-09-21 06:52 

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Wobbles in Wentworth as Morrison comes to town...

High-profile independent Kerryn Phelps has backflipped on preferences to shut down attacks she is a Labor stooge....

 2018-09-21 06:51 

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Miners push ASX higher as aged care stocks fall...

The Australian sharemarket has closed the week higher as the US move to impose additional tariffs against China brought an end to weeks of uncertainty....

 2018-09-21 06:34 

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Blocking CKI a win for Beijing...

If Australia is going to more closely scrutinise Chinese investment, something it has every right to do, then it probably helps to define what exactly...

 2018-09-21 06:15 

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Stocks surprisingly strong despite climbing bond yields...

The sleeping US government bond market giant is rumbling again but a supportive economic backdrop and robust profit expectations are keeping equity investors positive....

 2018-09-21 05:55 

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Threat of energy royal commission not helpful...

Threats by the Morrison government to call a royal commission or breakup big energy companies if they don't cut prices are not helpful, Dr Schott said...

 2018-09-21 05:38 

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Airtree backs 'moon shot' to get broadband from space...

Australian VC fund and a roll call of international investors are backing an ambitious Singaporean space tech startup, that claims it could outgun the NBN....

 2018-09-21 05:00 

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Miners face $325m class action over casuals...

The first wave of class actions in the wake of a major court precedent granting 'regular' casuals annual leave has begun....

 2018-09-21 04:51 

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EU rejects May's Brexit plan...

European leaders toughened their stance against a British proposal on how to structure their future relationship, saying that Theresa May's controversial...

 2018-09-21 04:00 

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The Wylies bring millenials to the library...

John Wylie once sold the Myer department stores, but the investment banker now chairs a teen hangout he believes is more popular than any shopping centre....

 2018-09-21 04:00 

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Irish locals cheer Alan Joyce with a congratulatory pint...

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce usually returns to his roots in Ireland twice a year, but he's never had a homecoming quite like this one....

 2018-09-21 03:41 

The Australian Financial Review

China's traders preparing for life without the US...

In the Chinese port city of Ningbo, traders and manufacturers are preparing for the possibility of a prolonged, even permanent, frosty trade relationship with the United States. New markets, including Australia, are on the radar....

 2018-09-21 03:39 

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Aussie woes to blame for Purplebricks share crash...

The perception that Purplebricks's fixed-fee model is not working in Australia was a major factor in its share price tumbling this week, according to a leading London analyst....

 2018-09-21 03:11 

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S&P upgrades Australia's outlook...

Global ratings agency S&P has upgraded the outlook on Australia's sovereign debt to 'stable' and says it expects the federal budget will return to surplus by the 'early 2020s'....

 2018-09-21 03:05 

The Australian Financial Review

Uber looking to buy Deliveroo...

Uber is in early talks to buy food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars, according to people familiar with the plans....

 2018-09-21 02:37 

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Cohen giving information to Russia probe...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said he is providing...

 2018-09-21 02:37 

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ING hikes standard variable rates for investors...

ING is raising standard variable rates for new and existing property investors, the first of the major second tier lenders to follow the major banks....

 2018-09-21 02:11 

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General insurers dodge sanctions on breaches...

The power of the Insurance Council of Australia, and the limits of those powers, was on all full display as chief executive Rob Whelan took to the royal commission's witness box on Friday....

 2018-09-21 02:11 

The Australian Financial Review

Colombia land for cocaine production hits record...

Colombia has more land producing the plant used to make cocaine than ever in its history, according to new figures from the United Nations' crime watchdog....

 2018-09-21 02:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Mon dieu! France bans phones in the classroom...

The internet entices with the lure of immediate pleasure which, teachers note, is the inverse of school that's all about delayed gratification....

 2018-09-21 01:57 

The Australian Financial Review

Westpac 'not an irresponsible lender'...

The truth is that Australians are systematically cheating banks by misrepresenting living costs to maximise the amount they can borrow....

 2018-09-21 01:47 

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Trump's trade war: "The midterms will change nothing"...

The US President's authority on trade policy under the law is...

 2018-09-21 01:27 

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Trump eases curbs on cyber weapons...

President Donald Trump issued an order making it easier for the US to launch cyber attacks....

 2018-09-21 01:23 

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ESR launches $693m bid for Propertylink...

The Asian logistics platform is offering $1.15 cash for each share in the fund manager, which is a 9.5 per cent premium to its last closing price....

 2018-09-21 00:48 

The Australian Financial Review

Qantas keen to boost Perth-Europe flights...

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is hopeful the airline can resolve its protracted spat with Perth Airport and add more direct flights to Europe....

 2018-09-21 00:22 

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Bell Potter, Euroz to raise $35.1m for copper-gold play...

Copper-gold hopeful Aeris Resources is in front of investors seeking a $35.1 million equity injection....

 2018-09-21 00:17 

The Australian Financial Review

Ferrari unveils virtual windscreen with no glass...

There's a chance an Australian may be invited to purchase one of the 500 Monza's being made, but maybe the delayed Ferrari SUV might be more popular....

 2018-09-21 00:14 

The Australian Financial Review

Battle for Sky reaches auction climax...

The protracted battle over ownership of Sky will reach a climax over 24 hours this weekend in a rare auction in which three global media heavyweights will go three rounds....

 2018-09-21 00:03 

The Australian Financial Review

'We don't get involved'...

Peak industry body Insurance Council says it will not get involved where its members have unfair terms in their contracts. Follow us live....

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