Canadian dairy giant Saputo says Australian dairy farmers have nothing to fear from its proposed $1.3 billion takeover of the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative. Saputo chairman and chief executive Lino Saputo Jr has been in Australia to meet with Murray Goulburn's dairy farmer sRead More »
Conservative Queensland MP George Christensen has told Malcolm Turnbull he will vote with the opposition for a bank inquiry and to reverse cuts to penalty rates. The Nationals MP says he wrote to the prime minister urging the government reconsider its position on the issues, the Mackay Daily Mercury
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: DHG - DOMAIN - down 1 cent, or 0.3 per cent, at $3.68 FXJ - FAIRFAX MEDIA - down 2.0 cents, or 2.7 per cent, at 71 cents Fairfax Media's real estate spinoff ...
Red Balloon has paid $43,200 in penalties after allegedly breaching new consumer laws by charging "excessive" surcharges to some credit card customers when they made payments online. The consumer watchdog alleges the online trader, which sells 'experiences' throughout Australia, such
Queensland's economic growth has fallen to 1.8 per cent, among the lowest in the nation, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Queensland was ahead of only WA, whose economy contracted by 2.7 per cent, and Tasmania, which grew by 1.1 per cent, and just behind
A trading update from Johannesburg-listed Woolworths Holdings show total sales at David Jones fell by 5.3 per cent over the 20-week period to November 12, while like-for-like store sales dropped 5.2 per cent. Woolworths said David Jones's performance was impacted during the period by refurbishments
The US has promised "concrete steps" against Cambodia and the European Union raised a threat to vital trade preferences after the main opposition party was banned ahead of elections. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was dissolved by the Supreme Court on Thursday at the request of
The Sydney Habour ferry recently named Ferry McFerryface has bizarrely become a NSW election issue. Maritime Union of Australia workers are boycotting the ferry over what they say is a "disrespectful" name and now Opposition Leader Luke Foley says he'll scrap the name if Labor wins government
Leeds is the UK's fastest-growing city, driven by financial services and the business sector. Boasting a world-class museum (the Royal Armouries), internationally renowned opera and ballet companies, restaurants at the cutting edge of foodie culture and a clutch of sophisticated shopping arcades
THE LEGAL HURDLES TO THE TABCORP-TATTS MERGER SO FAR NOVEMBER 2016 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) started to review the proposed Tabcorp-Tatts merger in November 2016 after Tabcorp ...
The $11 billion merger of gaming giants Tabcorp and Tatts Group is back on track for now, after the Australian Competition Tribunal gave the deal a green light for a second time. The Tabcorp-Tatts merger was thrown into doubt in July after the ACT had to review its original approval because of objections
Domain is overvalued at $2 billion and the property advertiser's share price is "excessive", analysts have said. Citi analysts on Friday rated the newly listed Fairfax spinoff a "sell" and set a target of $3.40 per share, about eight per cent below their price on the second day
It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - last week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever. As stragglers placed a handful of orders, delegates
Victoria's treasurer says Western Australia has made "little effort" to address its economic woes and other states shouldn't have it bail it out with a GST shake-up. At a Productivity Commission public hearing in Melbourne on Friday, Tim Pallas said Victoria stands to lose $972 million
Airbnb has acquired London startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities, the latest expansion as Airbnb grows its global travel business. The deal includes adding to the Airbnb website Accomable's roughly 1,100 house and apartment listings that can accommodate
Shares in profitable property group Domain are "overvalued" and the current share price is "excessive", analysts say the day after the company debuted on the ASX with a market value of more than $2 billion. Citi analysts on Friday downgraded Domain's shares to a sell rating and
Mexico's threats to weaken US narcotics and migration co-operation if NAFTA dies are pure bluster, Mexican and US officials say, with next year's election posing a far greater challenge to future collaboration. Mexican officials have threatened to strike back if US President Donald Trump kills
The Australian share market has held on to most of its morning gains with sentiment upbeat after the Republican's proposed tax reform passed the US House of Representatives. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ...
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Victoria's treasurer says a proposed shake up of the nation's GST distribution leaves the state picking up the tab for Western Australia's poor fiscal management. At a Productivity Commission public hearing ...
The $11 billion merger of gaming giants Tabcorp and Tatts Group is again clear to proceed, with the Australian Competition Tribunal giving the deal a green light, subject to one condition. The Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) now says it will approve the merger if Tabcorp divests its Odyssey Gaming