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Where will the rhinestone stop at ANZ as it seeks to top its GAYTM campaign?

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CBD Might we suggest a rhinestone encrusted ANZ executive joining the parade if the bank really wants to make an impact at next year's Mardi Gras. The only question is who?


Manly sale no reflection on PM

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CBD CBD can report that the Tony Abbott’s ‘shirt fronting’ of the renewable energy sector has nothing to do with Quantum Energy selling its 37.


Cabcharge directors tempt a record 'fourth strike' with 60 per cent rise in fee pool

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CBD With entrepreneurs, like Paul Bassat, and rich-listers, like the Kahlbetzer family and James Packer, actively backing rival, GoCatch, now is probably not that time for Cabcharge's board to hit its...


Cabcharge tempts record 'fourth strike' with 60% directors' fee lift

Cabcharge independent chairman Russell Balding.

CBD With entrepreneurs like Paul Bassat and rich-listers like the Kahlbetzer family and James Packer actively backing rival, GoCatch, now is probably a good time for Cabcharge to get its investors behind...

Mine won't be built in wealthy's backyards

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CBD The Anglo American bid to build the Drayton South coal mine in the NSW Hunter Valley area has fallen to an unlikely bunch of greenies.


Telstra boss David Thodey gets in on the fragrance act with Beyonce

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CBD Beyonce first wowed the world with Heat, Britney Spears countered with Believe while the artist who I last remember as P Diddy introduced the world to Unforgiveable.

No winding down the clock at UGL

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CBD News is finally filtering through of the walkabout in the Northern Territory a few weeks back by Westpac boss Gail Kelly.


Kathmandu's departing Peter Halkett dumps almost all of his stock

Outgoing Kathmandu CEO Peter Halkett

CBD Who needs to camp when you've got a travel budget like this to play with.

Is Glencore and Rio a match made in heaven, or tax exile?

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CBD They might not be talking at the moment, but what’s not to like about a potential tie up between Rio Tinto and Swiss tax exiles, Glencore.


Bank boss finally notices lighter pay packet

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CBD A managing director who is underpaid? And a bank boss to boot?

Tinkler's nag stays in colourful hands

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CBD CBD was pleased to hear that when Nathan Tinkler’s last winner on the track changed hands, it was going to another colourful character.

Sporting gigs take their Toll; just ask Paul Little

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CBD Who wouldn't want to ditch their corporate threads for the shot of adrenalin that only a major sporting code can offer?

Sisters are doing it for themselves

Luke Hodge.

CBD Women hold up half the sky as Mao Tsu-tung famously put it, which Spark Infrastructure has taken to heart with the momentous decision to appoint two more women to the board so that half of its...

No naked pride for this Air NZ boss

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CBD With airlines this side of the Tasman swimming in red ink, one of the few things the Kiwis have to worry about is the reception to the change of livery on its planes –from teal on a white...

Qantas boss Alan Joyce says ATO biggest loser from airline's red ink

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CBD CBD always thought positives would flow from Qantas posting a $2.8 billion annual loss.

Spring Carnival already has a winner in new Emirates boss Rob Gurney

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CBD With the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival just a champagne flute away, Melbourne Cup sponsor Emirates has changed jockeys at the latest juncture.

Dick Smith and hardware disasters not a blot on pay packet of Woolworths' boss Grant O'Brien

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CBD CBD was pleased to see that, despite all reports to the contrary, it really has been a great year at pokie and grocery giant, Woolworths.

Gerry Harvey hopes for 'Magic Millions' from sale of Nathan Tinkler's nags

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CBD Gerry Harvey is going to great lengths to make the sale of Nathan Tinkler’s thoroughbred racing empire a success.

Fortescue, fortune and now Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has brains to match, well, an honorary doctorate anyway

Andrew Forrest.

CBD Fortescue chief Nev Power may have received an increase in base pay to $2 million as of July 1, but there are some things that money can't buy.

NAB boss Andrew Thorburn hoping it's Scotland the not so brave

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CBD NAB’s new broom Andrew Thorburn probably had enough on his plate already and didn’t really need to think of a Scottish independence vote this week.