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Malcolm Maiden The mining commodity price squeeze was making headlines again on Tuesday as iron ore fell to a five year low and BHP Billiton announced that 700 Bowen Basin coal mining workers would go, but the...
Malcolm Maiden Investment bankers I met on Wall Street told me that for now, animal spirits had returned to the market.
Malcolm Maiden Cold maths suggests the thrashing Arrium shareholders have handed out on the stock exchange was overdone.
Malcolm Maiden You can't expect to be taken seriously when your top spokesperson pulls an eye-watering 63 times average earnings.
Malcolm Maiden The minutes of the Reserve Bank’s September 2 rate-setting meeting show that the central bank intensified up its scrutiny of rising housing prices and home loan gearing without changing the...
Malcolm Maiden Alan Joyce says Qantas’ statutory loss of $2.8 billion is confronting. The thing investors with nerves of steel will confront however is a classic timing question.
Malcolm Maiden The Vertigan report on cost-benefit equations for various broadband rollout options gives Labor's aborted fibre to the home project the dunce's cap.
Malcolm Maiden Like Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat, Pacific Brands is slowly disappearing.
Malcolm Maiden The Australian financial planning industry may have crossed a Rubicon this week with AMP, NAB, Westpac and Macquarie indicating that they are moving to impose much tougher education standards on...
Malcolm Maiden Some of the numbers the Australian Securities Exchange throws off in its profit reports makes the big banks look like ordinary investment conveyances.
Malcolm Maiden As a slide in BHP Billiton’s share price that began in London on Tuesday night spilled into the local market on Wednesday morning, BHP and advisers began asking the obvious question: were BHP...
Malcolm Maiden The assets that BHP is spinning off shape up nicely, just not as nicely as the ones it is keeping.
Malcolm Maiden BHP Billiton’s announcement that it is now actively considering a demerger of ''a selection'' of its smaller resources suggests that one way or another BHP’s alumina-aluminium, nickel and...
Malcolm Maiden BHP Billiton’s announcement that it is now actively considering a demerger of ‘‘a selection’’ of its smaller resources businesses confirms a strategic course the market...
Malcolm Maiden The profit result that Telstra chief executive David Thodey handed down on Thursday was solid, Telstra’s dividend lift and $1 billion share buyback pleased investors, and the telco’s...
Malcolm Maiden The June 30 profit season runs until the end of this month, but important themes have already emerged.
Malcolm Maiden CBA has produced a profit that is great for shareholders, but politically inconvenient.
Malcolm Maiden News that Masters was underperforming was not exactly a bombshell, but the best way to fix it isn't quite as obvious.
Malcolm Maiden The Reserve Bank completed a trifecta of central banking economic assessments with its statement on monetary policy on Friday.
Malcolm Maiden Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are major contributors to the supply side pressure that is bearing down on the iron ore price.