Posts by: Leon Gettler

FIRB approves Chow Tai Fook’s Alinta Takeover

FIRB approves Chow Tai Fook’s Alinta Takeover

The Foreign Investment Review Board has given the green light to Hong Kong conglomerate  Chow Tai Fook Enterprises’ takeover of Alinta...

Oil prices falling again

Oil prices falling again

Oil prices have dived below $50, falling more than 2 per cent on Friday on concerns that OPEC’s pact to reduce the global oil glut is...

Gas protests and warnings from business

Gas protests and warnings from business

Business has criticised the government and gas companies for failing to resolve the gas crisis with warnings that it could see companies go...

May’s election to lock in Brexit

May’s election to lock in Brexit

Theresa May’s expected win in the British elections is expected to dash hopes that Britain’s exit from the European Union will be...

ACCC to monitor gas industry as gas summit fails to solve energy crisis

ACCC to monitor gas industry as gas summit fails to solve energy crisis

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been directed to investigate Australia’s gas market in a bid to improve supply...

Banks scrap bonuses linked to targets

Banks scrap bonuses linked to targets

Australia’s banks have been forced to do away with giving high performers bonuses linked to them hitting targets. The banks are doing...

Global stocks slide as geopolitical jitters take hold and iron ore crashes

Global stocks slide as geopolitical jitters take hold and iron ore crashes

Stocks around the world are falling with British Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap election call adding to geopolitical uncertainties for...

RBA focuses on housing and jobs with risks rising

RBA focuses on housing and jobs with risks rising

The Reserve Bank of Australia has identified the soft labour market and housing as the two big risks that need to be watched carefully....

eBay threat to block Australian customers

eBay threat to block Australian customers

eBay has told the Federal Government it might geoblock Australian customers if it goes ahead with its “Amazon tax”  hitting online...

China's economy grows 6.9 per cent

China’s economy grows 6.9 per cent

The Chinese economy has expanded by a faster than expected 6.9 per cent. The growth rate for the world’s second biggest economy...