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 2019-10-15 00:31 

The Australian Financial Review

Myer family along for crash repair ride with AMA...

The Myer family of department store fame and a private equity heavyweight are both betting there will be more bingles on Australian roads....

 2019-10-15 00:29 

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RBA aware low rates may backfire...

The Reserve Bank said it was possible that low interest rates might be starting to have a...

 2019-10-15 00:14 

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Retail Food Group upsizes capital raising to $190m...

The owner of Michel's Patisserie and Donut King now plans to raise $190 million, up from $160 million last week, after strong support from investors....

 2019-10-15 00:04 

The Australian Financial Review

Chevrolet sends hard-top convertible Corvette into market headwinds...

Corvette sales have declined in recent years, but the marque hopes the first version with a retractable hardtop will appeal to a new, younger audience....

 2019-10-14 23:50 

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APRA urges more capital be held against NZ banks...

ANZ said it is reviewing a policy change from APRA designed to protect depositors in Australia from NZ lending....

 2019-10-14 23:32 

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Canberra finally ends $2b in adviser perks...

The federal parliament has passed legislation to end $2 billion in commissions paid to financial advisers as recommneded by the Hayne royal commission....

 2019-10-14 23:31 

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Telstra chairman unleashes on NBN, backs Craig Dunn...

Telstra chairman John Mullen has slammed NBN Co's aggressive move into the enterprise market as a 'waste of collective resources'....

 2019-10-14 23:12 

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Secrets of our distant ancestors beneath the hills of Spain...

Dating back 20,000 years, Andalusia's underground cave art provides a cool lesson in ancient history....

 2019-10-14 23:02 

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Tabcorp AGM worries fade, but tensions remain...

Wagering and lotteries giant Tabcorp should avoid a second strike, and its chairman is safe, but the pressure on the board remains....

 2019-10-14 22:42 

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IMF Bentham in $139m raising for acquisition...

Listed litigation funder IMF Bentham is in front of investors seeking $139 million in fresh funds....

 2019-10-14 22:38 

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Trump orders Turkey sanctions as US scrambles for Syria exit...

The US President announced sanctions on Tuesday (AEDT) aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria...

 2019-10-14 22:32 

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Why healthcare is a winner in good times and bad...

The appeal to investors is the sector's defensive qualities plus the bonus of strong underlying growth via global reach and innovation....

 2019-10-14 22:09 

The Australian Financial Review

Seven questions with Charlie Lanchester...

AFR Markets Live talks to BlackRock's Charlie Lanchester about the tech bubble and tired oligopolies, and one of the best surf breaks in WA....

 2019-10-14 21:51 

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How Nobel economics winners use science to target poverty...

Randomised testing can dive into the micro-economics of why some groups and nations are worse off than others...

 2019-10-14 21:31 

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Reconsidering the advice in 3 popular personal finance books...

They all have something worthwhile to offer, but after re-reading them, I found that all had a glaring omission....

 2019-10-14 21:15 

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ASX to slip; oil prices drop almost 3 pc...

Futures are down 32 points this morning after dwindling trade deal optimism sent Wall Street to a flat close, oil prices fell almost 3 per cent....

 2019-10-14 21:13 

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Greensill Capital takes flagship fund fail in stride...

Huge growth in funds backed by trade receivables it has arranged is expected to inoculate the Australian financier from one high-profile hiccup....

 2019-10-14 20:51 

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The Sydney pocket with harbour views and trophy homes...

Multimillion-dollar homes here hog the headlines with their dizzying prices, including the reported $40 million-plus suburb record set last year....

 2019-10-14 19:37 

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Porsche steps up Tesla battle with cut-price Taycan...

The entry-level Taycan 4S is available for pre-orders now and will enter showrooms in early January, the Volkswagen brand said on Monday....

 2019-10-14 17:08 

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ASX set to drop as markets stall on Brexit, trade deal...

Australian shares are set to drop as the initial optimism surrounding Brexit and a US-China trade deal gives way to a reality check....

 2019-10-14 16:49 

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Catalan separatist leaders get lengthy prison terms for sedition...

The leaders who tried and failed to create an independent Catalan state have been sentenced to prison for up to 13 years....

 2019-10-14 15:38 

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Why strong US consumption won't prevent a recession...

The broad economy is not only weak, but weakening - and all the signs are pointing to a recession....

 2019-10-14 15:12 

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Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Mideast trip...

The Russian president seeks to cement Moscow's political and energy ties across the Mideast as he visited Saudi Arabia....

 2019-10-14 14:10 

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White House says Trump 'condemns' violent parody video...

Supporters of Donald Trump were shown a violent parody video featuring the US President hitting a Democratic congresswoman and shooting characters representing the media....

 2019-10-14 13:05 

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Cheap money gives 'dead malls' new life...

One of Australia's biggest commercial landlords has bought a retail centre in Sydney's western suburbs with plans to convert it into an industrial property, a move that could kickstart a...

 2019-10-14 13:01 

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Labor to back big stick law as government closes in on policy wins...

Shadow cabinet is expected to endorse the big stick legislation regulating energy companies....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

A travel insider's lowdown on summer road trips...

As one of the best-travelled people on earth, Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler knows a thing or two about hitting the road....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

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From Wall St finance bro to burrito king...

New Yorker Steven Marks was raised by a single mother and worked for Wall St legend Steven Cohen before starting Guzman y Gomez in Sydney 13 years ago. He now has 116 stores and is eyeing an ASX listing....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

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Luxury-addicted millennials: maybe they read Winning?...

Vacuum baron John Winning says Instagram-inspired FOMO has been...

 2019-10-14 13:00 

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Meet Australia's new million-dollar suburbs...

Sixty-eight Australian suburbs have crossed the million-dollar median price mark since June, boosted by record low interest rates....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Macquarie directors who took up full share entitlements . twice...

Macquarie directors Jillian Broadbent and Philip Coffee benefited twice from its recent capital-raise....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Why CSL's Paul Perreault loves email...

Perreault's day starts with a 5am workout "to get the blood flowing" and then emails, which are colour-coded, and, don't bother cc-ing him if you want a reply....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Why audits are highly profitable for the big four...

New data shows the big four have gross margins of up to 80 per cent when it comes to audits of ASX 300 clients but they say the numbers don't reveal the whole story....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

NIMs ain't NIMS in a post-Hayne world...

ACCC boss Rod Sims will need to become nimble with NIMs as he investigates allegations the banks are shortchanging their loyal customers on interest rates....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Ophir looks offshore with new global fund...

Small and mid-cap manager Ophir Asset Management has been quietly managing a global fund, returning 42 per cent to a handful of investors over the past year....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Bank bashing could drive up rates: Westpac...

Westpac has warned that a political pile-on could result in the loss of its AA credit rating, as the government plays down expectations of its ACCC inquiry....

 2019-10-14 13:00 

The Australian Financial Review

Headache for banks as inquiry tackles customer ignorance...

The big banks profit from a lack of customer switching, so moves to accelerate shopping around could come at a big cost....

 2019-10-14 12:12 

The Australian Financial Review

British PM unveils sweeping agenda as Brexit clock runs down...

Law and order, immigration and infrastructure feature in the Queen's speech, but the focus is still on that bid to land a Brexit deal....

 2019-10-14 10:34 

The Australian Financial Review

IPO market on edge as books open for $1.04b Latitude raising...

It's D-day for the year's biggest initial public offering....

 2019-10-14 10:33 

The Australian Financial Review

Onsite launches IPO with price, terms pending...

Onsite Rental Group has launched its IPO management roadshow with no mention of price or structure....

 2019-10-14 10:32 

The Australian Financial Review

Jefferies mandated to review container provider SCF...

Intermediate Capital Group has tapped Jefferies to help prepare shipping container provider SCF for sale....

 2019-10-14 10:31 

The Australian Financial Review

Bids in for Navis Capital's Modern Star, shortlisting imminent...

The midnight oil is burning at Luminis Partners and Morgan Stanley as their local bankers examine offers for Modern Star....

 2019-10-14 10:30 

The Australian Financial Review

Moelis underwrites $100m Primewest float...

While Latitude's run at the ASX-boards grabs the headlines, investors have voted with their feet at Primewest Group....

 2019-10-14 10:26 

The Australian Financial Review

Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize...

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the award for their studies into global poverty. Duflo is only the second woman to win the Nobel economics prize....

 2019-10-14 09:00 

The Australian Financial Review

We're all flawed when it comes to fine print...

A new report from the corporate regulator underscores the limits of disclosure and our own foibles as consumers....

 2019-10-14 08:00 

The Australian Financial Review

ASIC takes aim at financial 'sludge'...

The corporate regulator has admitted a two-decade systemic reliance on disclosure such as fine print and product warnings has failed to protect consumers of financial services....

 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 

The Australian Financial Review

'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 

The Australian Financial Review

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 

The Australian Financial Review

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....

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