Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson comments on companies, markets and the economy.

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NBN faces sweeping changes as Coalition takes the reins

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Adele Ferguson The biggest certainty facing the NBN is that it will undergo a complete metamorphosis.

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Mandate to perform a balancing act

Adele Ferguson Tony Abbott's pledge to be the infrastructure PM will do wonders - if he can pull it off.

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Verdict a big blow for regulator

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Adele Ferguson Justice Whelan: 'None of the bail conditions apply any more, obviously. Mr [Julian] Smith is a free man.'

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ASIC red-faced over Opes Prime verdict

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Adele Ferguson The not guilty verdict that cleared Opes Prime director Julian Smith is a major blow for ASIC at a time it can't afford it.

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For retail, the real trouble's in store

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Adele Ferguson The brutal reality is that service still has a long way to go, and so do product range, quality and mix.

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ACCC concerned by Qantas comments over price war

Adele Ferguson Competition tsar Rod Sims 'concerned' by signal to end fierce price war with Virgin Australia.

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Watchdog queries Qantas comments

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Adele Ferguson The competition regulator is concerned about possible price signalling.

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Laying it on line for cyber shopping

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Adele Ferguson It isn't just cheaper prices that are driving consumers away from local retailers.

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But wait, there might be a snag

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Adele Ferguson NAB's $1000 cash-back offer to induce home owners to switch mortgages has a touch of the Demtels about it.

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Williams walks the News plank

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Adele Ferguson When news filtered through that the Nine Network and Foxtel had clinched the rights to the National Rugby League (NRL) it was the beginning of the end for Kim Williams.

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Tax man wields axe on small business

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Adele Ferguson The ATO is behind nearly half the companies served with wind-up notices.

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Taxman wields axe on small business

Adele Ferguson The Australian Taxation Office has become the grim reaper of small business.

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Goldmine of reasons for easing

Adele Ferguson If Mining winds back to its historical average of less than 20 per cent, Australia could face billions being sliced off its GDP.

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ASIC 'asleep on the job' over CBA

Adele Ferguson One of the whistleblowers who tipped off the Australian Securities and Investments Commission about a scandal inside Commonwealth Bank's financial planning arm has described the regulator's...

Courts

'Not that simple': Rinehart children wary of mother's offer

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Adele Ferguson Two of Gina Rinehart’s children are wary of an offer made by their mother to bring a legal battle over the multi-billion dollar family trust to an end.

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Amcor demerger: the kindest cut

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Adele Ferguson Demergers are becoming the new black in the push to unlock value.

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Amcor - breaking up isn't hard

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Adele Ferguson Global packaging giant Amcor’s move to create shareholder value by spinning off its $2 billion Australasian and Packaging business into a separate listed entity will undoubtedly put pressure on other...

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Is Woolies losing its market mojo?

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Adele Ferguson Woolworths managed to lift group sales 4.8 per cent to $58.5 billion for 2013.

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All up for grabs in REIT sector

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Adele Ferguson The spotlight has turned on three relatively unknown independent non-executive directors.

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Waiting for the bust to settle

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Adele Ferguson Two companies a day in the construction and building-related sector are collapsing.