Mark Hawthorne

Mark Hawthorne

Mark Hawthorne is Senior Editor at The Age. Previously he was National Business Editor of Fairfax Metro Media.

Mackenzie eyes $12.2m pay package

Mark Hawthorne New BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie stands to earn $12.2 million per year should the mining giant outperform its peers.

BHP shake-up as Mackenzie takes over

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Mark Hawthorne New BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie has shaken up his executive team, scrapping a management layer which will see the departure of senior execs.

In the red: Prices soar for ‘magic’ 2008 Grange

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Mark Hawthorne Penfold's has raised the price of its flagship Grange by $165 per bottle in the face of unprecedented global demand, adding 25 per cent to the price of a bottle of Australia's most famous red wine.

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Courts

Rinehart subpoenas Fairfax journalist in trust feud

Gina Rinehart: Invitation to children.

Mark Hawthorne Gina Rinehart, Australia's richest person and the largest shareholder of Fairfax Media, has taken legal action against Fairfax journalist Adele Ferguson in an apparent attempt to force her to reveal...

Rinehart's life to get Underbelly treatment

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Mark Hawthorne The life story of Gina Rinehart is heading for the small screen in a six-hour mini-series based on her best-sellng biography.

Brokers ready to run with the bulls as drought ends

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Adele Ferguson, Mark Hawthorne AS FAR as barometers of the financial markets go, Collins Quarter is a hard place to beat. The little bar is located across the road from 101 Collins Street, Melbourne's famous Citadel, a building...

Brokers ready to run with the bulls as drought ends

Adele Ferguson, Mark Hawthorne As far as barometers of the financial markets go, Collins Quarter is a hard place to beat. The little bar is located across the road from 101 Collins Street, Melbourne's famous Citadel, a building...

Back to the bull market?: $75b added to ASX200

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Mark Hawthorne The bulls, it seems, are back, and $75 billion has been added to the value of the nation's 200 biggest companies since the start of 2013.

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Business fears over long campaign

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Eli Greenblat, Mark Hawthorne, Gareth Hutchens Warnings dragged-out eight-month election campaign could hurt the economy.

Sadness at the passing of Crazy John's

Glenda Kwek, Mark Hawthorne JOHN ILHAN was once the richest man in the country under 40. Little more than five years after his death, the mobile phone empire he built is gone, saddening his widow.

Pressure builds on ASX to reverse hoax trades

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Peter Ker, Mark Hawthorne Traders who lost money in this week's $314 million market manipulation should have their money returned, according to a corporate law expert who previously served as the stock exchange's manager of...

Warning on Becton projects

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Mark Hawthorne Corporate raider Darren Olney-Fraser has warned that apartment prices could plunge at housing projects and retirement villages owned by embattled Becton Property Group unless the company can broker a...

Bouris and Packer to deliver the goods

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Mark Hawthorne High-profile businessman Mark Bouris and his mate James Packer have joined forces.

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Rumours fly of fifth pillar to emerge in bank sector

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Mark Hawthorne Australia could soon have a powerful new player in the world of retail banking, with Macquarie Group believed to be in talks with Mark Bouris' listed Yellow Brick Road Group over a distribution deal...

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Mid-tier miners feel the pinch

Australia's mid-tier miners are feeling the pinch from the global slump in commodity prices.

Mark Hawthorne and Peter Ker Australia's mid-tier miners are feeling the pinch from the global slump in commodity prices.

UBS client in spotlight on trading spike

ASIC is analysing the trades of a client of global investment bank UBS in the wake of last Thursday's flash spike of a number of blue-chip stocks.

Mark Hawthorne and Chris Zappone The corporate watchdog is analysing the trades of a client of global investment bank UBS.

Unusual trades spark fears of market manipulation

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Mark Hawthorne, Gareth Hutchens, Georgia Wilkins Shares in more than eight blue-chip stocks saw massive spikes yesterday.

Mystery trades hit ANZ, CBA stocks

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Mark Hawthorne Traders suspect that the share prices of a number of major ASX200 stocks - including ANZ Bank - were manipulated when trade opened this morning.

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Metrics: of might and Mayne

Mayne Pharma has set its sights on the world's largest drug market.

Madeleine Heffernan and Mark Hawthorne Mayne Pharma has set its sights on the world's largest drug market.

Mayne Pharma in trading halt after raising news

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Madeleine Heffernan, Mark Hawthorne Shares in Mayne Pharma Group are in a trading halt after BusinessDay reported it was to tap investors for a capital raising as early as today.