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ANZ release carbon details, ACCC approves CSR, Boral merger
Friday, December 19, 2014
ANZ has released more details about its lending to power generators as it and NAB stay quiet on Financial System Inquiry recommendations for banks. ACCC has approved the CSR and Boral merger and US and European markets are up higher at the close...and more.
Yellen patient on interest rates, Aussie 4-year low
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Fed chair Janet Yellen's latest press conference provides boost to US markets, Aussie dollar hits a new four-year low, Vocus acquires Amcom, Europe/US market close...and more.
OECD says raise GST, Woodside and Apache deal
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The OECD says an increase in the GST would boost growth, Woodside confirms LNG deal for Apache assets, NAB continues UK exit, Europe/US market close...and more.
Martin Place tragedy, MYEFO, Coles apologises
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The seige in Martin Place has ended in fatalities, the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook shows a subdued outlook for the economy, Coles forced to apologise and pay, Europe/US market close...and more.
$7b fall in MYEFO's budget revenue, Abe wins
Monday, December 15, 2014
The MYEFO, to be released today will outline an increase in the deficit, Shinzo Abe has had a resounding win in Japan, Telstra and Optus have renegotiated contracts with NBN Co, Europe/US markets...and more.
Stevens wants 75c dollar, Santos cuts costs
Friday, December 12, 2014
RBA Governor Glenn Stevens wants the dollar down, Santos makes $700 million in cost cuts, argy bargy between Glencore and Rio heats up, Europe/US market close..and more.

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THE DAILY WORD with Peter Switzer

Are we getting too hot under the collar on climate?
Has the G20 pursuit for growth goal been railroaded by China and Obama's new good climate citizen charade?
Stop worrying about China. The Chinese aren’t!
by Peter Switzer Source: Yahoo!7 I thought I’d start with a chart this morning because it clearly shows if there’s...read more >
Do we need to bash the banks now?
by Peter Switzer Just when I thought we were going to go through a softening up process from Canberra for what ex-CBA boss David...read more >
Even Wall Street falls for a smooth talking Italian!
by Peter Switzer Wall Street continues its dizzy climb into record territory on the back of the two Es — economics and Europe!...read more >
They booed at Gough’s gig, but they cheered on Wall Street
by Peter Switzer Good Gough! They booed Tony Abbott and John Howard at Gough’s memorial service — that’s irony....read more >

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