Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson comments on companies, markets and the economy.

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Virgin fills war chest for Qantas battle

Adele Ferguson Virgin Australia's surprise trading halt and $350 million equity raising – which represents more than a third of its market value – will allow the airline the luxury to continue the...

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PM's top adviser trapped in a time warp

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Adele Ferguson Maurice Newman's comments are a flashback to another era, but they are not the views of all business leaders.

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New toll road to fame and fortune?

Adele Ferguson Transurban boss Scott Charlton has put excitement back into listed toll roads.

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Aldi blitzes Woolworths, Coles, Nielsen retail barometer finds

Adele Ferguson When it comes to leadership and their relationship with suppliers, Aldi blitzes its larger rivals.

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Growth may prove elusive for Coke

Adele Ferguson Coca-Cola Amatil chief Terry Davis will be wishing he had pulled up stumps a couple of years ago when the company was breaking records.

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Coles' secret dollar deal for Woolies store

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Adele Ferguson and Chris Vedelago Coles has paid $1 to officially become the owner of a $40 million Sydney supermarket leased to rival Woolworths after it was caught using an elaborate tax haven structure to conceal its identity as...

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Ghosts of mistakes past still haunt Clyne

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Adele Ferguson Investors want improvement, no nasty surprises and a market leader. We're still waiting.

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Stars finally aligning for NAB

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Adele Ferguson NAB is optimistic about the future after releasing a record profit and snaring home loan market share from its big bank competitors.

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Drums beating for Treasury's US exit

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Adele Ferguson The shareholders' message is simple: sell the business or face investor wrath.

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Asahi swallowing a bitter draught

Adele Ferguson The Japanese group's accounts for Australian and New Zealand reveal a $494 million loss.

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Pressure on Rayner builds to exit US

Adele Ferguson The Treasury Wine Estates boss will faced pressure to sell value-destroying US wine business.

Legal action on CBA spying could reveal surveillance record

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Michaela Whitbourn and Adele Ferguson A customer who claims the Commonwealth Bank spied on him is threatening legal action that could expose records of other covert surveillance operations by the company.

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CBA spy subject's legal threat

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Michaela Whitbourn, Adele Ferguson A customer who claims he was spied on by the Commonwealth Bank is threatening legal action that could expose records of further covert surveillance operations by the bank.

MPs caught up in bank spying

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Adele Ferguson An undercover surveillance operation ordered by Commonwealth Bank has embroiled the institution in a spying scandal, with senior politicians monitored and photographed by private detectives...

CBA sent spies to Coalition function

Adele Ferguson An undercover surveillance operation ordered by the Commonwealth Bank has embroiled the institution in a spying scandal, with senior MPs monitored and photographed by private detectives investigating...

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Corruption claims hang over Leighton

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Adele Ferguson Even a sniff of a corruption scandal can force investors to face a sharemarket bloodbath.

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Huawei a key to Chinese trade talks

Adele Ferguson Given the political tightrope that will need to be walked, Huawei will play a key role.

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CBA still paying banned planner

Adele Ferguson A Senate inquiry is expected to turn its attention to the role of executives at the bank.

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CBA paying banned planner for last four years

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Adele Ferguson Commonwealth Bank has been paying banned financial planner Don Nguyen an income of tens of thousands of dollars a year through an insurance policy since he resigned in 2009.

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Inquiry into ASIC too little too late for victims, whistleblowers

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Adele Ferguson ASIC has canvassed 10 policy reform proposals to scrutinise its performance and powers.