BUSINESS

PROPERTY

Westfield takeover will boost property market: Perpetual

The $32 billion Unibail-Rodamco takeover of Westfield is expected to release a flood of capital into Australia’s property market. About...

SHARE MARKET

AWE in bidding war

The battle is on to get control of oil and gas explorer AWE after mining services provider Mineral Resources Ltd trumped a $463 million...

ASIA FOCUS

FINANCE

Bitcoin is “speculative mania” – RBA Governor Philip Lowe

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe says the fascination with crypto-currencies like Bitcoin is a case of “speculative...

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Apple buys Shazam for $400 million

Apple has scooped up London-based music and image recognition start-up Shazam for $400 million. The Shazam app, which allows users to...

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION