Peter Cai

Education

Chinese students eye Australia

Peter Cai More than 70 per cent of affluent middle class Chinese citizens intend to study overseas or send their children abroad, bringing fresh business opportunities for Australian banks and real estate...

Airlines

China eyed key Qantas investment

Qantas' A380.

Matt O'sullivan, Peter Cai China Southern considered buying a strategic stake in Qantas early this year as Asia's largest airline searched for ways to boost passengers from one of its most important international markets.

Telcos

Vodafone enters 4G race

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Peter Cai Vodafone has officially entered the 4G race - years behind its rivals Telstra and Optus - as telcos intensify their battle to cash in on data demand growth.

Media

Seven West cuts jobs

The West Australian Newspaper HQ.

Peter Cai More than 100 jobs will be cut at Kerry Stokes' Seven West Media as it undertakes a major restructure.

Insurance

iSelect diversifying ahead of float

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Peter Cai Insurance comparison site iSelect is moving aggressively into new business areas.

Record forecast to spur iSelect listing

Peter Cai Insurance comparison site iSelect expects its revenue for 2013 to climb 8.6 per cent to $122 million, driving its profit to a record high of $14.

Share issue

Record forecast to spur iSelect listing

iSelect breached it's financial service for almost two years from April 2009 to March 2011.

Peter Cai Insurance comparison site iSelect expects its revenue for 2013 to climb 8.6 per cent to $122 million, driving its profit to a record high of $14.

Retail

Chinese shoppers, and their favourite card, fire up luxury sales

Peter Cai Tourists are expected to spend $800 million on their UnionPay cards here this year.

Telecoms

Optus boss admits we're poorly served

Peter Cai Optus boss Kevin Russell has finally come clean on what most of us already knew

Service standards poor: Optus boss

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Peter Cai Optus chief Kevin Russell finally comes clean on what most of us already knew.

Payments

Chinese-led growth on cards for DJs

David Jones.

Peter Cai David Jones has joined a long list of luxury goods shops turning to cashed-up Chinese shoppers for growth.

Retail

DJs eyes Chinese tourists in card link

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Peter Cai David Jones joins a long list of luxury goods shops in turning to cashed-up Chinese shoppers for growth, as it accepts China UnionPay cards.

Telcos

Telstra to axe jobs in major shake-up

Telstra

Peter Cai Significant job losses are expected at Telstra after the telco announced sweeping changes to structure.

Telcos

Job cuts loom in Telstra restructure

Telstra calls CBA.

Peter Cai Telstra's domestic workforce faces cuts as the telco introduces sweeping changes to the way it manages its operations.

Telcos

Optus mounts 4G challenge

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Peter Cai Telstra's primacy in the 4G mobile race is about to be seriously challenged by Optus, with the country's second largest carrier promising to have 70 per cent of metropolitan populations covered in...

Telecoms

Mobile headwinds shake Optus profits

Optus logo.

Peter Cai Profits at Optus, Australia's second-largest mobile carrier, fell 7.5 per cent to $728 million in the latest year after declining mobile income.

Telecoms

Mobile headwinds shake Optus profits

Optus CEO Kevin Russell
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Peter Cai Profits at Optus fell 7.5 per cent to $728 million in the latest year after declining mobile income.

Telcos

Optus growth slows

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Peter Cai Australia's second-largest mobile carrier, Optus, has seen its profit drop 3.6 per cent in the first three months of this year due to declining income from mobile users.

Investment

Australia keeps its global appeal

RBA.

Peter Cai Australian government bonds still remain attractive to international investors despite recent Reserve Bank interest cuts, according to the international fund giant, Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

Telcos

Sky-high share price means it's time to sell: analysts

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Peter Cai Telstra shares are trading at their highest levels in about eight years - hitting $5.10 on Friday.