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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 13 UNLOCK?

Whoo boy, trade agreement to save Australian business a whopping … $150k

The government’s “analysis” of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is sloppy and embarrassing — and actually confirms that there will be little benefit for Australia.

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BUSINESS | UNLOCK?

Business bites: oil flat … Japan goes splat … CBA fat …

Japan is making everyone nervous. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 2 UNLOCK?

Business bites: fear is here (again)

Sharemarkets plunge just about everywhere. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 30 UNLOCK?

Self-serving Business Council targets Turnbull after GST retreat

Retreating from lifting the GST will calm Malcolm Turnbull’s backbenchers but annoy the powerful business lobby. And it leaves the government without any tax reform story to convey.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS | 8 UNLOCK?

Mayne: Mark Vaile turns $14m into $1m but claims coal’s future is rosy

There’s nothing to justify Whitehaven Coal’s bullish market outlook.

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Business bites: thumbs up from the RBA … economic happy days … bank mayday …

Guess what’s happening to labour productivity, despite what Michaelia Cash would have you believe? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: write-down city … what a pity … not so pretty …

Out of the way, write-downs ahead! Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: iron ore heals … Rupert’s new deal? … AGL reels …

Is Rupert Murdoch eyeing off Viacom? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 8

Why is everyone so afraid of Adani’s Carmichael mine?

Now that Adani has got approval for its Carmichael mine, financiers are nowhere to be seen, writes economist John Quiggin.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS | 1 UNLOCK?

Mayne: how the media pushed ASIC to pursue historic insider trading case

A landmark insider trading case was made possible, in part, by some very solid business journalism.

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Business bites: rates debate … oil’s fate … the Sage doing great …

Why the Sage of Omaha is still backing oil companies. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

Don’t look now, but the govt just blew out the national debt

Two documents and a speech arriving within days of each other have belted Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison about the ears over government debt. Freelance journalist Alan Austin reports.

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HELEN RAZER | BUSINESS | 18 UNLOCK?

Vitamins are crap, stop taking them

Vitamins don’t actually improve your health and might cause detrimental effects. So why are Aussies stuffing them down their gullets?

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Business bites: dividend bells … bad news for Shell … Barbie a belle …

Good news for Mattel at last. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 10 UNLOCK?

Why we’re groping in the dark on political donations

The state of our political disclosure regime means that we’re only getting part of the picture on who is trying to influence our political parties.

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JOSH TAYLOR | BUSINESS | 1 UNLOCK?

Pirates willing to pay for content: Essential

Those who illegally download content are also likely to subscribe to a paid streaming service, like Netflix.

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ADAM SCHWAB | BUSINESS | 2 UNLOCK?

Just how much is Gina Rinehart actually worth?

The crashing coal price and rise of renewable energy sources mean Gine RInehart may not be as wealthy as Forbes and BRW suggest.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 5 UNLOCK?

Miners vanish from donor lists as commodity prices bite

As commodity prices have collapsed, mining companies have vanished from the list of political donors — but the finance sector continues to pump money into political parties.

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Business bites: Japan’s negative rates … RBA in dire straits … the world waits …

Japan’s central bank moves to negative interest rates. And other business tidbits of the day.

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MARGOT SAVILLE | BUSINESS | 20

Slash spending to keep coveted credit rating, says Treasury chief

Treasury secretary John Fraser outlined Australia’s economic forecast at a speech last night.

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BUSINESS | 5 UNLOCK?

Business bites: Fraser wants the razor

Treasury Secretary John Fraser urges “expenditure restraint”.

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Business bites: Fed rows back … Kiwis on track … farmers cop a whack …

US Federal Reserve flip-flops. And other business tidbits of the day.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS | UNLOCK?

Mayne: stand by for big company asset write-downs

After the collapse in oil prices over the past year, claimed net assets of many companies are now way overblown.

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | BUSINESS | 6 UNLOCK?

Miners’ ineptitude is costing you a bundle

Shareholders in the big miners — and that’s pretty much anyone with super — should be livid at the way BHP et al squandered the good times.

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 1

Business bites: Apple sours … networks cower … recall towers …

Is the bloom off the … er… Apple? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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