Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has today achieved something few would have thought possible when the value of his Fortescue stake soared passed James Packer’s stake in PBL to become the most valuable individual holding in any Australian company, writes Stephen Mayne.
Bruce Gordon has made his choice: It's Nine in the bush and Ten in the city. Recent corporate moves, culminating in yesterday's deal to cement a 10% stake in the Ten Network, have established his preference, writes Glenn Dyer.
While Richard Pratt rummages through Visy’s petty cash tin to come up with $38 million, those with long memories will know this isn’t Pratt’s first corporate escape. Pratt’s role in the infamous BHP-Elders transaction is one which warrants further explanation, writes Adam Schwab.
More selective News Corp coverage from The Oz? ... Gremlins in the Fairfax presses ... Ray Hadlee v. Monica Attard, round two ... And Johns Laws' long farewell turns nasty ... Poor ACP Magazines ... Last night's TV ratings.
Paul Keating was in extraordinary form on The 7.30 Report last night and it was these four quotes that got me thinking about the current Australian minerals grab by Russian, Chinese and Japanese interests, writes Stephen Mayne.
What's been happening at the Kimberley Diamond Company, owners of the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia and now the recipient of an opportunistic bid from the London-based Gem Diamond?
Every little bit counts when you are a media mogul, even if it involves playing in your own backyard when everyone thinks you want to play on a bigger stage.