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 2019-10-14 07:35 

The Australian Financial Review

Canadian giant says policy certainty drives infrastructure investment...

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board CEO Mark Machin says Australia is the...

 2019-10-14 07:22 

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'Low-carbon future' will arrive in a decade: APRA...

One of the nation's most senior regulators says the transition to low-carbon energy will happen more quickly than anticipated - probably by 2030....

 2019-10-14 07:08 

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Pindan axes 40 jobs but gets Rio Tinto contract...

The group has cut jobs after it failed to meet performance targets set by funder and major shareholder Oxley Holdings....

 2019-10-14 06:58 

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Don't rush transmission overhaul for power grid, energy companies warn...

The Australian Energy Market Commission may struggle to implement its changes to transmission network rules by 2022....

 2019-10-14 06:50 

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Commissioner was working on interim aged care report before his death...

Aged care royal commissioner Richard Tracey finished the interim report before his sudden death last week....

 2019-10-14 06:25 

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Modernise remote area tax concessions to spur growth: Liberal senator...

Tax breaks designed to compensate for living in remote areas with...

 2019-10-14 06:24 

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South Korean Justice Minister offers to resign amid scandal...

Cho Kuk said in a statement that he was offering to resign to reduce President Moon Jae-in's political burden....

 2019-10-14 06:20 

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360 Capital fund to merge with URB Investments...

The combined group of URB and 360 Capital Total Return Fund would have a market capitalisation of about $170 million....

 2019-10-14 06:19 

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Bank profits essential for low rates: Westpac...

Brian Hartzer says pushing banks to cut interest rates for borrowers could backfire by pushing rates up instead....

 2019-10-14 06:07 

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Scott Morrison says prayer a reminder of our vulnerability...

The prime minister says prayer can bring MPs together and deal with the challenges facing the world....

 2019-10-14 06:03 

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Singapore eases monetary policy for first time in three years...

Singapore has, like other trade-reliant Asian economies, been hit hard by the escalating US-China trade war and a broader global slowdown....

 2019-10-14 05:48 

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Villa World shareholders vote to sell the business to Avid Property...

Pending a final approval by the NSW Supreme Court, Villa World has been scheduled to cease trading as a public company on October 16....

 2019-10-14 05:42 

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ASX advances as trade worries ease, Santos climbs...
 2019-10-14 05:39 

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Ardern steps up online content fight...

The New Zealand government is spending millions of dollars on new investigators as it seeks to crack down on extremist online content....

 2019-10-14 05:38 

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NSW councils demand new climate risk standards...

Local councils in New South Wales will vote on a motion today calling on the state government to develop climate risk standards for new infrastructure projects....

 2019-10-14 05:35 

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Stackla reinstated to Facebook, but Bailador maintains write-down...

The future is looking brighter for content marketing start-up Stackla, but its key investor still wants to see a turnaround before upping its valuation....

 2019-10-14 05:30 

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The rise and rise of class actions...

Litigation funders, many of them international, are able to earn huge fees for reasonably low risk through class action lawsuits....

 2019-10-14 05:29 

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Takeover twist in trigger for CEO's million-dollar bonus...

A new bonus plan says someone buying 25 per cent of a company could constitute a...

 2019-10-14 05:02 

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Is there any cure for populism?...

Holding a blame game is not the way to reassure voters spooked by complexity, writes David Von Drehle....

 2019-10-14 05:00 

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Uncertainty remains as long as Trump tweets...

Investors are happy to buy into hopes of a resolution to two of the most intractable global uncertainties - Brexit and the trade wars - but scepticism remains that the latest agreement doesn't represent much more than a truce in a conflict which has s...

 2019-10-14 04:58 

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NSW Labor right considers power sharing to cleanse party...

Electoral failure in NSW and federally is driving a plan to run the Labor Party like a business and end extreme factionalism....

 2019-10-14 04:58 

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Investors wary of under-fire banks despite trade bounce...

Investors remain cautious about the banks, which are under pressure from lower interest rates and near-permanent political scrutiny....

 2019-10-14 04:55 

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Rich Lister gives $20m to Canberra Grammar School...

A former student has made the largest biggest donation to a school for a music centre and scholarships for indigenous Australians....

 2019-10-14 04:55 

The Australian Financial Review

Rich Lister gives $20 million to Canberra Grammar...

A former student has made the largest biggest donation to a school for a music centre and scholarships for indigenous Australians....

 2019-10-14 04:33 

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Coalition exposed on climate change, minister admits...

International Development Minister Alex Hawke says the government needs to do a better job selling its efforts on tackling climate change in the Pacific...

 2019-10-14 04:28 

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American basketball v Chinese hardball: Guess who won...

A single tweet by an NBA official has dimmed hopes that American music, movies and entertainment will coax China closer towards the liberal values of its Western rival....

 2019-10-14 04:21 

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Xi warns attempts to divide China will result in 'shattered bones'...

China's president Xi Jinping says efforts to divide the country will end in 'shattered bones' following another weekend of protests in Hong Kong....

 2019-10-14 04:05 

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ACCC to investigate 'unfair' NBN pricing...

The competition and consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into whether NBN is failing customers that don't want or need high speed internet....

 2019-10-14 04:00 

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How a cold email got Medius $4.2m in funding...

Carthona Capital's Dean Dorrell has only made one investment off a cold email. He usually spending months getting to know founders before investing....

 2019-10-14 03:22 

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Mall owner HomeCo surges on ASX debut...

Chairman, CEO and major shareholder David Di Pilla rang the bell following the IPO, which was heavily backed by Rich Listers including John Symond....

 2019-10-14 03:22 

The Australian Financial Review

Mall owner HomeCo surges on ASX debut...

Chairman, CEO and major shareholder David Di Pilla rang the bell following the IPO, which was heavily backed by Rich Listers including John Symond....

 2019-10-14 03:21 

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Indian property slump leaves banks exposed...

A slump in India's residential property market is leaving many builders struggling to repay loans to shadow lenders....

 2019-10-14 02:34 

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The Netflix effect: how to turn anything into a subscription...

One day, we may think of kilowatt hours the same way we think about gigabytes: we may not understand what they are, but we know how many of them we need....

 2019-10-14 02:34 

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Clothing industry in decline as conscious consumers cut back...

Clothing volumes are starting to peak, while prices are likely to keep falling....

 2019-10-14 02:26 

The Australian Financial Review

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum to lead Democratic field...

Ms Warren's support among the left-leaning Democratic "base" has grown steadily over the northern summer and into the autumn. But recent polls have indicated she is now also appealing to more moderate voters....

 2019-10-14 02:17 

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AMP planners appoint Corrs for legal action...

Aggrieved financial planners are being urged to stick together as they prepare for a showdown in court....

 2019-10-14 02:07 

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Value focus sees Perpetual bleed funds under management...

Managed funds pioneer Perpetual has delivered its lowest level of FUM since 2013....

 2019-10-14 02:06 

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Melbourne CBD to get its own timber workshop...

Building materials supplier takes out space near its key clients to speed up design and prototyping of products....

 2019-10-14 01:44 

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CFMEU in 'war' against freedom of association, judge warns...

A Federal Court judge has blasted John Setka's union for preventing non-members from working on building sites and relying on its 'pots of gold' to pay fines....

 2019-10-14 01:27 

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Assad sends troops north as Turkish offensive escalates...

The Syrian President sent troops to the north-east of the country to confront a Turkish offensive, raising risks of an escalation after Kurdish fighters turned to Damascus in the absence of US support....

 2019-10-14 01:20 

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Only bad super funds fear performance disclosure...

The superannuation funds that are jittery about upcoming performance report cards are probably worried they'll come in at the...

 2019-10-14 01:20 

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Expect discomfort, APRA tells super funds...

Crummy superannuation funds are right to be uncomfortable about the impending release of performance appraisals that will expose high fees and poor returns, APRA says....

 2019-10-14 01:18 

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$34,000 solid gold debit card offered to shoppers...

The 18-carat hallmarked debit cards will be personalised for account holders...

 2019-10-14 00:51 

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Is this New York's ultimate steakhouse?...

Even in this surprising era of Vegas-sized restaurants hitting New York, Catch Steak is massive, announcing itself in a land of oversized entities....

 2019-10-14 00:37 

The Australian Financial Review

Why the banks will fight hard in ACCC probe...

The banking sector's retreat to simplicity in the wake of the royal commission means its more reliant on mortgages than ever before....

 2019-10-14 00:10 

The Australian Financial Review

AI isn't as good as humans when it comes to funds management...
 2019-10-14 00:06 

The Australian Financial Review

Japan-US trade deal more about Trump's re-election than anything else...

In reaching the deal, Japan has de facto prioritised cooperation with Trump's re-election goals while ignoring multilateral trade negotiation principles....

 2019-10-14 00:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Why SEEK changed its grad selection criteria...

It boosted the percentage of women in its tech graduate recruitment program from zero to 83 per cent by removing coding from its selection criteria....

 2019-10-13 23:57 

The Australian Financial Review

Rate cuts are having a perverse effect on the economy...

The cash rate has already been cut too far, and even lower rates will likely hurt more than help meet our longer-term economic challenges....

 2019-10-13 23:48 

The Australian Financial Review

Bed and Brexit on a luxury tour of Ireland...

Concerns over a hard border and a softening economy complicate the abundance of craic and goodwill still to be found on a coach trip through the Emerald Isle....

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