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Colin Kruger is a business reporter focused on the retail and gambling industries. He joined the Sydney Morning Herald in 1999 as its technology editor. Other roles have included the Herald's deputy business editor and online business editor.
Colin Kruger THE financial position of Gold Coast mortgage fund operator Equititrust Ltd has become even more precarious, after Westpac was revealed to be among the list of creditors with a debt of up to $24...
Colin Kruger Genworth Financial will sell a stake in its Australian mortgage-insurance business next year.
Colin Kruger Australian hedge fund Basis Capital has filed a $US1 billion lawsuit against Goldman Sachs.
Colin Kruger THE Australian hedge fund Basis Capital has filed a lawsuit worth $US1 billion ($937 million) against Goldman Sachs in the New York State Supreme Court.
Colin Kruger WOOLWORTHS appears to have been dumped by its Indian partner, Tata Group, bringing an abrupt end to one of the promising growth options for Australia's largest grocer.
Colin Kruger Woolworths appears to have been dumped by Indian partner company Tata Group.
Colin Kruger, Stuart Washington, Carolyn Cummins As many shareholders have learnt from bitter experience, some ''inspired'' takeovers come at a greater cost than others, sometimes with disastrous consequences.
Colin Kruger THE long-running saga of the Gold Coast mortgage fund operator Equititrust may finally be at an end after the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Queensland Police raided its offices...
Colin Kruger The saga of troubled mortgage fund operator Equititrust may be ending after the police and the corporate regulator today conducted a series of raids on the firm.
Colin Kruger For punters tiring of exotic betting options available through Tatts and Tabcorp, there may be a more exciting punt on the stocks themselves.
Colin Kruger TABCORP shares defied the market downturn yesterday after the gambling operator reported revenue growth across all its divisions for the first quarter of the financial year.
Colin Kruger Tabcorp shares defied the market downturn yesterday after reporting revenue growth.
Colin Kruger SINGAPORE'S International Litigation Partners has agreed to fund a potential class action against Equititrust amid growing signs of turmoil at the Gold Coast mortgage fund operator, which faces...
Colin Kruger Any visitor to our shores would be dumbfounded by the very public battle being waged over poker machines or, more specifically, the mandatory pre-commitment technology touted as the solution to...
Colin Kruger THE toy distributor Funtastic reported yesterday it had compounded a poor retail performance with ''its own issues'' leading to a $39 million loss for the year ending July 31.
Colin Kruger While consumer advocates have questioned what value shoppers actually get from loyalty programs, Qantas - which has built an astounding position in the market with its Frequent Flyer program - offers...
Colin Kruger IN PULLING together Macquarie's research report on the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, Russell Shaw managed to draw some conclusions on where program members can get the best value for their points.
Colin Kruger POKER machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology pipped its cross-town rival, Aristocrat Leisure, yesterday with its second profit upgrade this year.
Colin Kruger RECORD earnings were not enough to stop a slide in Seek's share price yesterday as the online job advertising company confirmed that a fractious economic environment could impact earnings this year.
Colin Kruger Online job advertising company confirms fractious economic environment could affect earnings this year.