Gareth Hutchens

Gareth Hutchens

Infrastructure

More debt needed for investments: NAB chief

Gareth Hutchens Australia has a debt problem: we don't have enough of it, says Cameron Clyne.

Economy

Australian position 'enviable'

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Gareth Hutchens One of the world's foremost economists has given his backing to Australia's economic management through the financial crisis, saying Australia remains the envy of the advanced economic world, despite...

Australian position 'enviable'

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Gareth Hutchens One of the world's foremost economists has given his backing to Australia's economic management through the financial crisis, saying Australia remains the envy of the advanced world, despite its...

Broking

Size of equity trades fall

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Gareth Hutchens Algorithmic trading and dark pools continue to change the face of Australia's equity market.

Gaming

Genting's Lim sounds out a boost in Echo

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Eric Johnston, Gareth Hutchens One of Asia's most powerful businessmen, K.T. Lim, has said he would be prepared to boost his stake in Australia's Echo Entertainment beyond 10 per cent if he was given the green light by regulators.

Resources

Rio, BHP face supply chain threat

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Gareth Hutchens Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton could see their grip on the supply of iron ore to the Asian region loosened significantly as global freight costs become less volatile, two leading European think tanks...

Salary packaging

Fund manager slams ASX over McMillan rebuff

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Gareth Hutchens One of the country's top fund managers has criticised the Australian Securities Exchange's process for reviewing trading halts after car leasing financier McMillan Shakespeare's shares slumped when a...

PR

Just a banker but often a PR disaster

Gareth Hutchens Goldman Sachs has had a number of PR disasters in recent years, with Lloyd Blankfein in the thick of it.

Markets

Strong banks help market close higher

Gareth Hutchens Shares closed the week higher, with a strong performance by local banks on Friday.

Policy

Blankfein preaches to choir with voice of bitter experience

Gareth Hutchens Global investment banks have a ''duty'' to help policymakers design their post-crisis regulatory regimes.

'Just doing God's work' - Blankfein moments

Gareth Hutchens Goldman Sachs has had numerous PR disasters in recent years, and chief executive Lloyd Blankfein has been at the centre of some of them.

Banking

Cheer up, Australia: Goldman Sachs chief

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Gareth Hutchens Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein spoke in Sydney this morning, offering his views on US politics, Ben Bernanke and the Australian economy.

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Investors ditch McMillan Shakespeare amid halt

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Gareth Hutchens, Jared Lynch The county's biggest salary packaging company was placed in a trading halt last week.

Tax

McMillan Shakespeare falls victim to FBT change

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Gareth Hutchens, Jared Lynch Investors deserted the county's biggest salary packaging company after the Australian Securities Exchange denied the company's request to remain in an indefinite trading halt.

Court

Whitehaven 'hoaxer' faces his accusers

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Gareth Hutchens The man who allegedly sent a hoax press release from ANZ on ethical grounds, made his first appearance in court on Tuesday.

Anti-mine activist bailed over Whitehaven hoax

Gareth Hutchens The man who allegedly sent a hoax press release from ANZ bank, which said the bank was planning to withdraw its financial support from a huge open-cut coalmine in NSW on ethical grounds, made his...

Courts

Whitehaven hoaxer fronts court over fake ANZ statement

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Gareth Hutchens The man who allegedly sent a hoax press release from ANZ, in which he said that ANZ was planning to withdraw its financial support from a huge open cut coal mine in NSW on ethical grounds, made his...

Investment

AFIC profits up 10% but chief takes wary view

Gareth Hutchens Australia's oldest listed investment company has recorded a 10.4 per cent rise in full-year profit.

Finance

Goldman Sachs chief on a flying visit down under

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is coming to Sydney.

Gareth Hutchens One of the most controversial figures in modern finance will be in Australia next week.

Australian shares down in Asia's wake

For the week, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 slipped 1.8 points, at 4972.1 points.

Gareth Hutchens Negative settlement in Asia on Friday helped to erase most of the week's gains.