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Mark Hawthorne is Senior Editor at The Age. Previously he was National Business Editor of Fairfax Metro Media.
Mark Hawthorne It may go down as one of the great currency bets in Australian dollar history - a $US1 billion gamble on a Reserve Bank rate cut that has delivered a $US19 million ($18.65 million) profit in 36 hours.
Mark Hawthorne It looks like investment legend George Soros has pulled off one of the great currency bets in Australian dollar history.
Mark Hawthorne Dollar falls following talk that billionaire investor George Soros has a large short position.
Mark Hawthorne The Australian dollar fell in overnight trade on the back of rumours that billionaire investor George Soros is planning a raid on the currency.
Mark Hawthorne New BHP boss Andrew Mackenzie stands to earn $12.2 million per year should the mining giant outperform its peers.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Eli Greenblat, Mark Hawthorne, Gareth Hutchens Warnings dragged-out eight-month election campaign could hurt the economy.
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.
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...
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...
Mark Hawthorne High-profile businessman Mark Bouris and his mate James Packer have joined forces.
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...
Mark Hawthorne and Peter Ker Australia's mid-tier miners are feeling the pinch from the global slump in commodity prices.
Mark Hawthorne and Chris Zappone The corporate watchdog is analysing the trades of a client of global investment bank UBS.