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Bega Cheese in $100m deal with China

Tim Binsted

Bega Cheese has inked a $100 million supply and distribution agreement with Chinese retailer Chongqing General Trading Group to supply Bega-branded long life milk to China.

Electricity price reform essential

Angela Macdonald-Smith

United Energy chief executive Hugh Gleeson has urged governments not to delay in allowing reforms of tariffs for electricity distribution.

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Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

Quentin Hardy

The flamboyant tech pioneer retires as head of the company he founded in 1977, having transformed the way businesses use technology.

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Market highs: Cheer, but not too loudly

Scott Phillips

Break out the bubbly: The Dow Jones Industrial Average and US S&P 500 indices have hit fresh highs. Still, it pays to keep a level head.

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Beware the Qantas investment trap

John Addis

Since announcing its mammoth loss, shares in Qantas have jumped by over 20%. But this loyalty to the national icon looks misguided.

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Record growth in agriculture jobs

Stephen Cauchi

Jobs in agriculture have posted the biggest annual gain on record, according to an Commsec analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics employment data.


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Macquarie's secret interest in van Eyk funds

Sarah Thompson and Jemima Whytre

Macquarie Group struck a secret deal to profit from the sale of the now-failed van Eyk Blueprint fund management business at the same time it was the responsible entity charged with protecting investor interests.

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Larry Ellison steps down as chief of Oracle

Quentin Hardy

Lawrence J. Ellison on Thursday announced his retirement as chief executive of Oracle, a company he founded in 1977 that has transformed the way businesses use technology and made him one of the world's richest people.


Alibaba founder Jack Ma's road to the top

Calum MacLeod

China's richest man celebrated his 50th birthday last week in the United States and expects his company will last twice as long, plus two years.

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Gloomy Costello vs optimistic Hockey

Joe Hockey tells former treasurer Peter Costello he was wrong. Michael Pascoe comments.

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