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What a hand Packer dealt Rankin

What a hand Packer dealt Rankin

Two years ago Contango, then headed by one-time UBS investment chief George Boubouras, was poised to be a sector darling backed by gaming billionaire James Packer and his (former) confidante Rob Rankin.

  • by Kylar Loussikian

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Macquarie backs 'important' role for mortgage brokers
Macquarie Group

Macquarie backs 'important' role for mortgage brokers

Macquarie Group CEO Shemara Wikramanayake has backed up the mortgage broking industry's claim that it is important for competition in the home lending market.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Stockbroking firm in talks with Baillieus over contentious rebrand
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Ted Baillieu

Stockbroking firm in talks with Baillieus over contentious rebrand

Newly rebranded stockbroking firm Baillieu 1889 says it will continue to negotiate with the Baillieu family after a summer rebrand drew a fiery response from some family members.

  • by Samantha Hutchinson
Expect a big takeover deal for Macquarie's 50th anniversary
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Macquarie Bank

Expect a big takeover deal for Macquarie's 50th anniversary

Nothing says turning 50 like splashing out on a big purchase. And maybe Macquarie will make one in local banking to celebrate its half century of existence.

  • by Clara Ferreira-Marques
Mining new depths as BHP has 'world class' cleanout
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BHP Billiton

Mining new depths as BHP has 'world class' cleanout

The world’s slowest moving “simplification” crusade, the brainchild of BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie, has finally made it to the Big Australian’s headquarters.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson
Her inside information was used in a $US6 billion bank case. She got little in return
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Her inside information was used in a $US6 billion bank case. She got little in return

She spied on her boss and helped build a legal case against her big German bank. Now a court has ruled on her bid for compensation.

  • by Gaspard Sebag
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Wall Street bankers, Malaysian financier charged over $5.5b fraud
Malaysia

Wall Street bankers, Malaysian financier charged over $5.5b fraud

The alleged fraud involved luxury yachts, government figures and finance for The Wolf of Wall Street film.

  • by Matthew Goldstein
Macquarie tips 10 per cent full-year profit growth
Macquarie Group

Macquarie tips 10 per cent full-year profit growth

Macquarie Group posts a 5 per cent first-half profit growth to $1.3 billion and gives guidance of a 10 per cent growth for the full year.

  • by John Collett & Melanie Beeby
Macquarie link to investor accused of major Danish tax fraud
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Macquarie Group

Macquarie link to investor accused of major Danish tax fraud

Macquarie Group did business with a British investor who has been accused by the Danish government of orchestrating a large-scale alleged tax fraud.

  • by Clancy Yeates, Sönke Iwersen & Volker Votsmeier
Climate investment risk is 'diverse, urgent and complex': Colonial
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Climate investment risk is 'diverse, urgent and complex': Colonial

Colonial First State Global Asset Management, which handles $212.7 billion in funds under management, says momentum is building for increased climate action.

  • by Ruth Williams
ANZ expected to ask for ASIC capital raising case to be delayed
ANZ Bank

ANZ expected to ask for ASIC capital raising case to be delayed

ANZ is expected to ask the courts to put on hold a Federal Court case against the bank over its botched $2.5 billion share placement.

  • by Sarah Danckert