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 2020-02-21 02:44 

The Australian Financial Review

What you need to know about COVID-19...

The outbreak of a deadly new virus has immobilised one of the world's largest economies. Here are the frequently asked questions about the virus, answered....

 2020-02-21 02:30 

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Albo's policy is no surprise, but the timing is strange...

Labor's climate policy is no surprise. But after saying he wouldn't be rushed into announcing policy positions, Anthony Albanese has announced a net zero emissions target without any detail....

 2020-02-21 02:04 

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Welcome to Singapore where in the government we trust...

The COVID-19 virus has taken the city-state's control over its citizens to new heights....

 2020-02-21 02:01 

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How guitar genius Pat Metheny gets in 'the zone'...

The 20-time Grammy winner enters a transcendental state when improvising on stage, with help from a few real-world habits....

 2020-02-21 02:00 

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Meet the women behind Australia's only female-led animation studio...

Five years ago, Kristen Souvlis and Nadine Bates quit their day jobs in TV. Now, their first feature-length animation, The Wishmas Tree, is about to open in Australian cinemas....

 2020-02-21 01:51 

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Stalwart Credit Suisse mining analyst leaves...

Credit Suisse's veteran mining analyst Michael Slifirski is leaving after 25 years with the firm....

 2020-02-21 01:41 

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APRA says bank stress tests to focus on cyber and climate risk...

APRA's focus on non-financial risk will extend into the scenarios being developed for stress testing of the banking system....

 2020-02-21 01:24 

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China's Mengniu gets green light to buy Lion Drinks & Dairy...

This is the second major deal on only a few months after the Chinese group snapped up infant formula player Bellamy's....

 2020-02-21 01:06 

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Mayne Pharma earnings hit as generics competition ramps up...

The specialty pharmaceutical company swings into the red on its bottom line as sales tumble 17 per cent....

 2020-02-21 01:03 

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Village Roadshow flags $3m earnings hit...

Private equity target Village Roadshow has warned extreme weather, including bushfires and flooding, and the coronavirus hurting inbound tourism to Australia will hit its full-year earnings....

 2020-02-21 01:03 

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What this law expert learnt in Afghanistan...

As watchdog for Australia's national security laws, James Renwick thinks a lot about terrorism, human rights, data privacy and who will be scrutinising the bill for lunch....

 2020-02-21 00:55 

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Knocking out Huawei doesn't solve the real problem...

Tensions have flared within the Five Eyes alliance over Britain's green light for Huawei in defiance of American advice. Where does that leave Australia?...

 2020-02-20 23:58 

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Rio and Mongolia bound for UN arbitration...

United Nations arbitration will decide on a $US155 million tax dispute between Rio Tinto and Mongolia, after two years of talks failed to reach a settlement....

 2020-02-20 23:51 

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The cocktail designed to cure a hangover...

The Sober Experience at Sydney Japanese restaurant Kuro is not just a drink, it's a tailor-made experience....

 2020-02-20 23:51 

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Another client fires EL&C Baillieu amid scandal...

One of the Melbourne broker's most promising corporate clients defected to Bell Potter, a sign an elaborate sting continues to damage the firm....

 2020-02-20 23:46 

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Lonely? There's an app for that...

Technology is often blamed for creating superficial connections but a new wave of tech businesses aim to help solve the loneliness epidemic....

 2020-02-20 23:42 

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Finally, Australia gets a taste for the world's most-drunk spirit...

The Chinese have been making baijiu for hundreds of years. Now Australian distillers are producing the fiery spirit for local tastebuds....

 2020-02-20 23:33 

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More 'political' judges is the last thing we need...

A call for a less...

 2020-02-20 23:15 

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What we learnt: Your weekend is overvalued...

The biggest week of reporting season saw the market shrug off fair-to-middling results and back the big names....

 2020-02-20 23:10 

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The London campaigner telling NIMBYs: 'Yes in My Back Yard'...

The YIMBY movement wants to unblock development and help Millennials get a home but in a surprisingly counter-intuitive way....

 2020-02-20 23:05 

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Mega-mansion trends are changing for London's super rich...

When it comes to splurging on decor, the priorities are altering for the ultra-wealthy....

 2020-02-20 22:38 

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'Dominoes falling' in global shipping as virus grips China's economy...

The collapse of container shipping from China has hit the route from Asia to north Europe and a parallel drama is unfolding on routes from the Pacific rim to the US and Latin America....

 2020-02-20 22:27 

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Can the world live without oil?...

How the world can provide adequate energy supplies while dramatically reducing emissions has become one of the defining issues of our time....

 2020-02-20 22:22 

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Harris Scarfe closes stores ahead of sale...

Receiver Deloitte has extended the window to close of business today to receive final offers for the remaining store portfolio....

 2020-02-20 22:08 

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WHO says no time for complacency as China coronavirus cases fall...

The WHO's director-general said the low number of confirmed cases outside of China...

 2020-02-20 21:38 

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Buy, hold, sell: Corporate Travel, IDP Education, Santos, OZ Minerals...

Stocks that have been sold down since the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-02-20 21:36 

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Former business bosses aren't always the best on strata committees...

Why is it that when we are about to elect complete strangers to have considerable control over the value of our properties, we don't even ask for a CV?...

 2020-02-20 21:00 

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Accolade adds to its management vintage with ex-TWE operative...

Carlyle Group-owned Accolade Wines has added an ex-Treasury Wine Estates senior operative to its management cellar....

 2020-02-20 20:59 

The Australian Financial Review

ASX to slip, Aussie dollar sinks...

Futures are pointing to a weaker open after Wall Street retreated on coronavirus fears; Aussie dollar sinks, Inghams slashes dividend; BWX CFO resigns....

 2020-02-20 20:56 

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South Korea city deserted after virus 'super-spreads' through church...
 2020-02-20 19:43 

The Australian Financial Review

Elon Musk calls Bill Gates underwhelming after he buys Porsche Taycan...

After the Microsoft co-founder paid Tesla a compliment, but bought a Taycan, the Tesla CEO tweeted dismissively about him....

 2020-02-20 19:39 

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Airlines warn of first global traffic drop since 2009 on virus...

While it's too early to forecast the impact on profitability, IATA said the outbreak will shave about $45 billion from airlines' revenue....

 2020-02-20 19:09 

The Australian Financial Review

First US coronavirus patient has recovered, nearly 800 under watch...

The people being watched across Washington state include close contacts of the confirmed case as well as people who have returned from China within 14 days....

 2020-02-20 18:55 

The Australian Financial Review

Ukrainians clash with police to block evacuees from China...

Buses carrying evacuees were finally able to reach the designated place of quarantine after hours of clashes....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

The Australian Financial Review

ASX to slide on renewed virus fears...

Australian shares are poised to follow overseas equities lower as hopes that the coronavirus outbreak was being contained were dashed....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

The Australian Financial Review

ASX to slip on renewed virus fears...

Australian shares are poised to follow overseas equities lower as hopes that the coronavirus outbreak was being contained were dashed....

 2020-02-20 18:02 

The Australian Financial Review

Trump adviser Roger Stone sentence to 3 years and 4 months in prison...

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 2020-02-20 16:33 

The Australian Financial Review

Morgan Stanley buys E-Trade in $20b shakeup to brokerage market...

Consolidation in the US brokerage market continues to accelerate, reflecting the race to zero commissions....

 2020-02-20 14:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Letters: Novated leases just tax minimisation for the rich...

Holden demise, awards, submarines, tax reform, climate change....

 2020-02-20 13:45 

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Asian lenders back Whitehaven, buck divestment trend...

Asian lenders' share of Whitehaven's debt has risen from 20 per cent to more than 50 per cent over the past six years....

 2020-02-20 13:01 

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CSL's the type Australia needs for prosperity...

CSL's rise to the top shows what innovative Australian businesses can achieve in global markets with the right expertise and entrepreneurship....

 2020-02-20 13:01 

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Virus travel ban could be lifted for some students...

A small cohort of Chinese students could soon be allowed into Australia on a test basis....

 2020-02-20 13:01 

The Australian Financial Review

Melbourne company creates nasal spray for coronavirus...

Firebrick Pharma has tested its yet-to-be commercialised nasal spray against COVID-19 and found it can kill 99.97 per cent of the detectable virus....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Revealed: Xero to head $100b 'Aussie Nasdaq'...

A new index tracking the best performing tech companies trading on the ASX will be launched on Friday, with Xero, Computershare and Afterpay leading the way....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

How a mistake led to Queensland's first Great Walk...

A seven-day walk in the Scenic Rim region is about to be added to the eco-focused Spicers Retreats portfolio. The fun bit is, the land was bought in error....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Carbon lost in bushfires could cost $1b...

Fires burned through the equivalent of three-quarters of Australia's annual...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Inside BCA president's tech fund...

Tim Reed wears two hats president of the Business Council of Australia and co-head of private equity firm Potentia Capital. He tells how the fund works....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Fixing the slow economy is up to Canberra...

The domestic private economy went backwards last year for the first time since the 2008-09 global financial crisis....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Why HSBC should have cut deeper...

With 200,000 people still to be on its books after the latest bloodletting, the sprawling bank needed to go further....

 2020-02-20 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

How Australians can work less...

Lessons from around the world: Norwegians work far less hours for more output while Singaporeans ace the international maths rankings....

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