Gareth Hutchens

Gareth Hutchens

Super funds in joint action to curb 'unfair' high-frequency trading

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Gareth Hutchens Group writes to ASIC expressing concern about ultra-fast electronic trading.

ASX releases continuous disclosure revisions

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Gareth Hutchens ASX releases long-awaited draft revisions to its 'continuous disclosure' rules following the High Court's decision to clear Fortescue Metals of misleading investors and breaking disclosure rules.

Fysh faces four insider counts

Stuart Fysh allegedly bought parcels of shares, including in Arrow Energy.

Gareth Hutchens A FORMER high-flying executive of one of the world's biggest energy companies appeared in the New South Wales Supreme Court yesterday, charged with four counts of insider trading.

Executives doubt chances of world growth

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Gareth Hutchens Australian businesses have become more uncertain about the prospects for global growth, according to a new report.

Speed bump for ultra-fast trades

Gareth Hutchens THE Australian Securities Exchange has been in talks with the federal government about high-frequency trading and believes a fix for the problems arising from the controversial technologies will be...

ASX chief hopeful of solution on high-frequency trading

The Australian Securities Exchange has been in top-level talks with the federal government about high-frequency trading and believes a fix for the problems will be found within 12 months.

Gareth Hutchens The Australian Securities Exchange has been in top-level talks with the federal government about high-frequency trading and believes a fix for the problems arising from the controversial technologies...

Vodafone in bid to win back respect

The head of Vodafone Australia admits they failed to anticipate the demand for smart phones.

Gareth Hutchens The head of Vodafone Australia admits they failed to anticipate the demand for smart phones.

ASX

Stocks hurt as employment weakens

Markets

Gareth Hutchens Sharemarket slips as unemployment rate creeps up to its highest since March 2010.

ASX

Shares recover after unemployment data

ASX

Gareth Hutchens The market clawed back some lost ground after the unemployment rate crept up to 5.4 per cent,

Watchdog looking for high-frequency trading activity in dark pools

The corporate regulator is considering whether the concept of 'market manipulation' is still suitable for the modern era.

Gareth Hutchens The corporate regulator is considering whether the concept of 'market manipulation' is still suitable for the modern era.

Rise of high speed trading a challenge for ASIC

Gareth Hutchens THE corporate regulator is considering whether the concept of "market manipulation" is still suitable for the modern era, given new forms of high-speed electronic trading have been testing the...

Bank talks up property

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Gareth Hutchens Borrowers will be lured back into property market, says Westpac chief economist Bill Evans.

IMF warns on global recession

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Clancy Yeates and Gareth Hutchens Australia's economic prospects have been downgraded by the International Monetary Fund.

ASX trading turmoil as computer glitch causes outage

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Gareth Hutchens and Michael Evans The corporate regulator will review a second significant incident in a year at the ASX.

Shares halted by ASX glitch

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Gareth Hutchens Confusion reigned on the Australian share market today with some stocks forced to halt trading because of a technical issue that saw all company announcements grind to a halt just after midday.

Target make-up stoush widens to Bobbi Brown

'Purchased in good faith' ... Target says it believed all make-up products were genuine.

Gareth Hutchens The case of US cosmetics giant Estee Lauder against Target is set to expand to include the alleged sale of fake Bobbi Brown make-up products.

RBA's Stevens to see out term amid UK role talk

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Gareth Hutchens and Eric Johnston Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens is expected to serve out his full term - due to end in September 2013 - despite reports in Britain that the Australian central bank boss has been approached to...

ASX

Buoyant market gets a run for its money

Markets

Gareth Hutchens The sharemarket had a solid run this week, closing just shy of the 4500-point level.

Market

Banks lead market to 14-month high

Gareth Hutchens The sharemarket extended gains from Wednesday to close at a 14-month high.

Market value falls amidst uncertainty

Gareth Hutchens The value of annual turnover in Australia’s financial markets fell by more than 1.5 per cent last year as investors and traders struggled to adapt to Europe’s sovereign debt woes, US debt-ceiling...