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08/20/2017
Vocus' KKR, Affinity bidding war ends - The Australian


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Vocus' KKR, Affinity bidding war ends
The Australian
Investors have dumped shares in Vocus after Australia's fourth-biggest telco ended a $2.2 billion bidding war for the company, saying the two suitors were unable to support the buy on the board's terms. At 1200 AEST Vocus was trading down 52 cents, ...
The Vocus Group Ltd share price plunges 16% as both bidders withdrawMotley Fool Australia
KKR, Affinity abandon $2.2bn buyout bids for junior telco VocusHerald Sun
Vocus calls off takeover talks with KKR, Affinity PartnersThe Sydney Morning Herald
Business Insider Australia -CRN Australia -Computerworld Australia -ARNnet
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08/20/2017
BlueScope's Paul O'Malley steps down, Mark Vassella to be CEO - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

BlueScope's Paul O'Malley steps down, Mark Vassella to be CEO
The Australian Financial Review
Paul O'Malley is stepping down as ceo of BlueScope steel after 10 years at the helm. Louie Douvis. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Simon Evans. BlueScope Steel chief executive Paul O'Malley is stepping down after 10 years in the job to ...
BlueScope appoints new CEO as Paul O'Malley retiresThe Australian
Bluescope's power price shock triggers share slideThe Sydney Morning Herald
BlueScope is being investigated, its CEO has resigned and shares are down 20%Business Insider Australia
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08/20/2017
Competition watchdog finally bites down on 'terrible' advertising for NBN - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Competition watchdog finally bites down on 'terrible' advertising for NBN
The Sydney Morning Herald
Internet providers should "immediately" change their advertising for National Broadband Network speeds, according to new guidance issued by the competition watchdog. The regulator is finally biting down on what it calls "frankly terrible" practises of ...
Telcos will have to advertise NBN “typical minimum speeds”The Australian
Optus follows Telstra in providing refunds for NBN customers who overpaid for unattainable speedsNEWS.com.au
The consumer watchdog wants NBN retailers to show 'typical speeds' -- but can't force themBusiness Insider Australia
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08/20/2017
Andrew Forrest to reap $460m dividend bonanza from Fortescue this year - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Andrew Forrest to reap $460m dividend bonanza from Fortescue this year
The Sydney Morning Herald
Telstra's retail investors can only look on with envy as Fortescue founder, Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, reaps the rewards of his audacious bet on iron ore. Forrest will collect a $260 million cash dividend in October from the miner which is turning into a ...
Fortescue's great achievementThe Australian
Windfall for Fortescue investors as iron ore miner boosts dividend, payout targetHerald Sun
These charts from Fortescue shows how big investments have made some miners wildly more profitableBusiness Insider Australia
ABC Online -Sky News Australia -Finance News Network -Financial Times
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08/20/2017
2 alternatives to the Telstra Corporation Ltd dividend - Motley Fool Australia

Motley Fool Australia

2 alternatives to the Telstra Corporation Ltd dividend
Motley Fool Australia
With Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) slashing its dividend last week many income investors are no doubt on the lookout for other dividend options to invest in. While I think Telstra remains a good option still, some investors may understandably have ...
Does GBST Holdings Limited's (ASX:GBT) Past Performance Indicate A Stronger Future?Simply Wall St

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08/20/2017
Customers escaping interest-only loans - The Australian

The Australian

Customers escaping interest-only loans
The Australian
Bank customers are fleeing rapidly rising rates on interest-only loans, with Westpac recording a huge jump in the number of customers switching to the much more onerous principal and interest repayments. The move follows the introduction by the ...
Westpac stressed loans dip despite rise in mortgage delinquenciesThe Sydney Morning Herald

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08/20/2017
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to campaign for Yes vote on same-sex marriage - ABC Online

ABC Online

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce to campaign for Yes vote on same-sex marriage
ABC Online
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce will throw his company's support behind the Yes campaign for same-sex marriage, despite pointed criticism from Coalition ministers earlier this year. Key points: Alan Joyce has been vocal on the issue of same-sex ...
Qantas boss Alan Joyce urges business to back YesThe Australian
Extra security won't affect fares: JoyceNEWS.com.au
Qantas' Alan Joyce supports greater security at domestic airportsCourier Mail
Newcastle Herald
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08/20/2017
Australia's housing market is cooling down, but there's no sign it's anything more sinister than that - Business Insider Australia

Business Insider Australia

Australia's housing market is cooling down, but there's no sign it's anything more sinister than that
Business Insider Australia
Whether measured by auction clearance rates or price growth, Australia's housing market is starting to slow down. But, as yet, it's nothing more sinister than that. According to data released by CoreLogic today, a preliminary clearance rate of 71.7 ...
East coast house prices to ease: residential developer AVJenningsThe Australian
Home sales and prices pick up paceNEWS.com.au
Melbourne auction clearance rate bounces back but 30 per cent of results unreportedDomain News
The New Daily -Queensland Country Life -9news.com.au -Bega District News
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08/20/2017
Sydney professor and Elon Musk lead call for United Nations to ban lethal autonomous weapons - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Sydney professor and Elon Musk lead call for United Nations to ban lethal autonomous weapons
NEWS.com.au
ELON Musk has joined 116 robotic and artifical intelligence founders to call for a ban on these lethal weapons or welcome a “terrifying future”. Nick Whighamnews.com.au@NWWHIGHAM · news.com.au. August 21, 201710:06am. “The development of lethal ...
As the UN delays talks, more industry leaders back ban on weaponized AINew Atlas
Elon Musk among AI, robotics company founders warning against killer machinesThe Sydney Morning Herald
“We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weaponsQuartz
USA TODAY -ZDNet -The Independent -The Register
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08/20/2017
Brambles profit falls 69% on write-down - The Australian

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Brambles profit falls 69% on write-down
The Australian
Brambles shares have fallen after the logistics firm's full-year profit slid 69 per cent, weighed down by challenging operating conditions in the US pallets division and a write-down of its North America recycled pallets business. The company, which ...
Brambles puts more money behind IoT ventureiTnews
Brambles profits tumbles 69 per cent to $182.9mFinance News Network

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