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Matt O'Sullivan Qantas is flying towards its best annual profit result in seven years as it targets greater benefits from cost cutting, significant fuel savings and subdued competition on domestic and international routes.
Sue Mitchell Harvey Norman is heading for a second year of double-digit profit growth after delivering a 27.4 per cent rise in net profit to $141.9 million for the December-half.
Jared Lynch A $200 million merger of John Singleton's Macquarie Radio Network with Fairfax Media's radio business clears a crucial hurdle as the competition regulator approves the deal.
Sue Mitchell Woolworths shares have plunged 9 per cent after Australia's largest retailer announced a major management shakeup in groceries, slashed full-year profit growth guidance and posted a profit fall.
Lisa Abramowicz The stage is set for another financial crisis to unravel years of relative calm in debt markets. At least that’s how firms from UBS to Invesco see it. Here’s why: Prices in the world’s biggest bond market are swinging and the plunge in oil is sinking the economies of nations from Venezuela to Nigeria.
Matt O'Sullivan The Productivity Commission has challenged Qantas's view that relaxing the rules governing air routes to Australia will encourage more Australians to fly overseas instead of enticing foreigners to holiday here.
Max Mason The Australian dollar has continued its slumped overnight, while local shares, once again, look like they’ll fall short of the 6000 mark.
Carolyn Cummins Charter Hall's portfolio of industrial and retail assets has become more diversified and it has expanded into the hospitality sector through a partnership.
Jared Lynch Seven Network's regional affiliate, Prime Media, has defied a weak television advertising market to post a surge in half-year net profit.