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Padded packages at the Post office


CBD It's been a busy week for Australia Post's chief postie, Ahmed Fahour.


Daredevil John Pearce laughs in the face of conformity

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CBD UniSuper chief investment officer John Pearce is known for being risk averse when it comes to the $40 billion of members' funds he oversees.


Public to pay for Gina expose?

CBD Do you want to be part of the journey discovering the real Gina Rinehart?


Former Wallaby out of the action

CBD When the executive scrum packs down for the newly merged Centric Wealth/Findex it will be without former Wallabies hooker and Centric boss Phil Kearns.


A live wire with boardroom nous

CBD Hong Kong venture capital firm Deep Knowledge Ventures has crossed the final frontier by appointing a computer algorithm to its board.


Jealousy or envy? Gina Rinehart says 'jealousy-inspiring profits' essential for mining

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CBD Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart says that ''jealousy-inspiring profits'' are necessary for investment in the mining industry.

Cabcharge finally names names

CBD One month after the death of Reg Kermode, CBD was wondering whether the company was ready to move on.


Gina Rinehart waxes lyrical on Roy Hill project

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CBD The Roy Hill project is under way and Gina Rinehart's dynastic ambitions for the family to operate its own iron ore mine are already drawing accolades.


Lachlan Murdoch shows a knack for paper profits

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CBD Lachlan Murdoch knows how to make a paper profit, even in radio land.


Breaking up is hard for DJs and Woolies

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CBD What's in store for Woolies South Africa as billionaire Solly Lew makes a late dash down the aisle?

Lynas Corp's Nick Curtis: Fire sale in the Vanquish hold

CBD Lynas Corp chairman Nick Curtis has put some fire into the sale of his 120-foot gin palace, Vanquish.


Lowy: no wasting money, or words


CBD We know he can afford it, but CBD is wondering if Westfield founder Frank ''Sinatra'' Lowy has thought through the implications of Westfield Group going it alone with a demerger plan if Westfield...

CBA chairman gets wake-up call

CBD In a recent interview, Commonwealth Bank chairman David 'Modesty' Turner said he was no longer losing sleep over the financial planning scandal that has tanished the bank's name.


Denials of corporate leaks full of holes

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CBD The launch of the AFL's indigenous round brought out the big guns in Sydney on Tuesday.

High-level chat veiled in secrecy

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CBD CBD's Colin Kruger doesn't know what to make of Commonwealth Bank chief Ian Narev and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann's secret meeting last week.


Qantas boss Leigh Clifford returns to rock 'n' roots at mining symposium

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CBD At first, CBD was not sure what attracted Leigh Clifford to the Broken Hill Resources Investment Symposium, then there is the dress-up party.


Protest vote from a bored student

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CBD Uni students of Australia take heart. Treasurer Joe Hockey has been in your shoes.


Patinack buyers go for gold, again

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CBD We don't yet know what Nathan Tinkler will receive for offloading his threadbare nags business, Patinack Farm, but the meagre price is certain to crystallise hundreds of millions of dollars in losses...


Nathan Tinkler sells Patinack Farm

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CBD Nathan Tinkler has reached an agreement to sell off his thoroughbred racing and breeding operation, Patinack Farm, for an undisclosed sum to a consortium of ‘‘overseas parties from the Middle East.’’


'Genius' Coop's the king of spruik

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CBD Move over Jordan Belfort. The ''Wolf of Wall Street'' may have some stiff competition on the public self-promotion circuit, thanks to irrepressible Australian conman Brad Cooper.