News archive from 27 November 2013

Saputo 'misinformed' Warrnambool shareholders: Murray Goulburn

Murray Goulburn and Saputo are locked in a three way battle to control Australia’s oldest listed milk processor. But while Saputo, which has the support of WCB’s board, can start accepting shares, Murray Goulburn has to wait up to six months to see if...

 
Hong Kong's secret hidden ivory cache

Hong Kong's secret hidden ivory cache

WHEN Hong Kong intercepted yet another huge shipment of illegal African ivory in early October, it added to a growing headache for authorities: What exactly do you do with one of the world's biggest stockpiles of elephant tusks? Government warehouses...

 

Saputo 'misinformed' Warrnambool shareholders: Murray Goulburn

As Saputo’s stake in WCB increased to 4.8 per cent, Murray Goulburn asked the Australian Takeovers Panel to intervene and stop the Montreal-based company from accepting any more shares. Murray Goulburn and Saputo are locked in a three way battle to...

 

Saputo 'misinformed' Warrnambool shareholders: Murray Goulburn

As Saputo’s stake in WCB increased to 4.8 per cent, Murray Goulburn asked the Australian Takeovers Panel to intervene and stop the Montreal-based company from accepting any more shares. Murray Goulburn and Saputo are locked in a three way battle to...

 
Northern food bowl vision stirs political stew

Northern food bowl vision stirs political stew

Visions of a northern Australian 'food bowl' and growing mining sector to supply Asian markets are causing a stew in the Northern Territory. Primary industries Minister Willem Westra Van Holthe has attacked a prominent environment group and its...

ABC News, 11:41 in Business
 
State and territory treasurers push for online shopping GST changes at meeting with Joe Hockey

State and territory treasurers push for online shopping GST changes at meeting with Joe Hockey

State and territory governments have united in a push to collect more GST on online purchases.Treasurers from the states and territories have discussed the issue with Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey at a meeting in Canberra this morning. Speaking after...

ABC News, 11:51 in Business
 

Markets Live: Big miners weigh

12:06pm: Here's a bit more from Goldman Sachs. The investment bank's analysts expect the lower Australian dollar and improving global growth to lead to 2014 financial year earnings growth of 9 per cent, and 10 per cent earnings growth in financial...

 

Housing affordability at decade high

But while historic low interest rates and growth in wages has significantly offset the cost of housing across much of Australia, Sydney is just level pegging, the HIA-Commonwealth Bank housing affordability index shows. Housing affordability rose...

 

Alumina chief calls it quits

The outgoing CEO faced a first strike against his $2.2 million pay packet in May after more than 50 per cent of shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration report. Shareholders said the salary was too high for what some regarded as a ‘‘post...

 

Markets Live: Big miners weigh

11:50am: Goldman Sachs' 2014 outlook for Australia is a fairly bearish one. The US investment bank says Australia is the "odd one out of the developed markets group". "Relative to the acceleration forecast in the global economy, in...

TheAge, 12:08 in Business
 
Markets Live: Big miners weigh

Markets Live: Big miners weigh

12:06pm: Here's a bit more from Goldman Sachs. The investment bank's analysts expect the lower Australian dollar and improving global growth to lead to 2014 financial year earnings growth of 9 per cent, and 10 per cent earnings growth in financial...

 

Housing affordability at decade high

Housing is at its most affordable level in a decade despite recent rises in home prices, the latest index says. But while historic low interest rates and growth in wages has significantly offset the cost of housing across much of Australia, Sydney is...

 

Alumina chief calls it quits

The outgoing CEO faced a first strike against his $2.2 million pay packet in May after more than 50 per cent of shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration report. Shareholders said the salary was too high for what some regarded as a ‘‘post...

 

Housing affordability at decade high

Housing is at its most affordable level in a decade despite recent rises in home prices, the latest index says. But while historic low interest rates and growth in wages has significantly offset the cost of housing across much of Australia, Sydney is...

 

Alumina chief calls it quits

The outgoing CEO faced a first strike against his $2.2 million pay packet in May after more than 50 per cent of shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration report. Shareholders said the salary was too high for what some regarded as a ‘‘post...

 
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