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Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens takes economic soundings on his holidays

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CBD Just imagine having your KPIs linked to Sandilands’ diet. This is the guy who was described by one former colleague as ‘‘that bearded lump of cholesterol’’.


Newcrest boss Ian Smith certainly knew where the gold was

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CBD One of CBD's favourite wealth advisers from the 70s once sang: You've got to know when to hold 'em, Know when to fold 'em.Which brings us to troubled gold digger, Newcrest Mining.

Pokie billionaire Bruce Mathieson punts on another mobile phone app

CBD Pokie billionaire Bruce Mathieson seems to have an addiction for not-so-smart phone apps.


Paul Zahra resigns as David Jones CEO ... again

CBD The Johnny Farnham of Australian retail, Paul Zahra, has resigned from David Jones - again.

John Hewson facing legal action

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CBD It looks like John Hewson’s short stint as chairman of property fund manager, Equiti Capital, did not end well.

George Pell opens up about his new role at the Vatican as 'God's Banker'

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CBD Cardinal George Pell appears to have settled in quite nicely to his new role as ‘'God’s banker'’.

Tax Office to blame for latest brawl between Kupang Resources' Benny Elias and Paul Lindholm

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CBD Trouble at the Indonesian miner headed by rugby league legend Benny Elias and Perth Glory owner Tony Sage – Kupang Resources – appears to have been triggered by the recent Tax Office...

Jeff Kennett might have a whole new career after accepting independent arbiter role with Coles

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CBD CBD would like to applaud the move by Coles to bring in Jeff ''Judge Judy'' Kennett to rebuild that warm and fuzzy feeling with its suppliers.


Sport supremo Andrew Plympton's Glasgow glow tarnished by Bluestone Global collapse

CBD It was sad to hear that prominent sports administrator and business personality, Andrew Plympton, may not have enjoyed the Glasgow gold rush as much as his fellow Australian Sports Commission...


This bid is ready to drink now

CBD Treasury Wine boss Michael Clarke might be tempted to argue that the latest bid for the winemaker does not need cellaring.


Who spiked the water cooler?

CBD The launch of Melbourne's Emporium will be one to remember with an event created and hosted by Baz Luhrmann.


Tough budgets have reversed the immigration tide treasurer Joe Hockey tell Alan Jones

CBD Treasurer Joe Hockey gave Alan Jones a shock scoop on Wednesday when he revealed that hairy-chested budgets - like the unappreciated one he delivered in May - has resulted in a reversal of the flow...


Jetstar's plane Jayne Hrdlicka misses her deadline with Woolworths share buy

CBD CBD is pleased to see that Woolworths - the Aussie pokie and grocery giant, not the South African mob - does not just reserve the tough love for its grocery suppliers.


Absolutely no investment conflict

CBD The Woolies-stacked board does not own a single Country Road share between them.


Anniversary of bank riches did not hold sway for independent FSI chair David Murray

CBD The big question is, did David Murray remove all temptation of his past corporate life before taking his latest gig?

No votes for Time Warner investors if they agree to Rupert Murdoch's deal

CBD CBD was pleased to see that the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner will not loosen Rupert Murdoch's grip on the family firm.


News Corp staff to undertake anti-bribery training

CBD CBD can just imagine News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch sitting down to his training module on the importance of not bribing foreign officials.


For David Jones investors, a touch of pragmatism and a little pleasure

CBD David Jones chairman Gordon Cairns was forced to make last-minute concessions to get investor approval for the takeover bid that will put the department store in foreign hands.


Commonwealth Bank has signatories to the ethical finance oath

CBD CBD was pleased to discover a group that is trying to get serious about ethics in the banking and finance sector.


It's back to the future as CBA calls in its old fireman Callinan

Called in again: Former High Court judge Ian Callinan.

CBD The Commonwealth Bank can’t be accused of appointing an unknown quantity to head the sweeping review of its wealth management unit’s compo process.