08/10/2007 - 07:24

Today's 7.30am headlines

08/10/2007 - 07:24

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Leading shareholders of Orbital Corp have made an unsuccessful attempt top entice billionaire founder Ralph Sarich to reinvest in the Balcatta engine technology company.The West

Telstra's argument against splitting the company has been called into question by Australian investment bank Babcock & Brown pressing ahead with plans to split its Irish telco business to increase shareholder value. The Age

Interest rates are likely to rise on Melbourne Cup day. The Australian

The boom conditions have returned WA companies to the top of the ASX's best peforming stocks, according to Deloitte. The West

Analysts say bargain stocks have disappeared from the Australian share market. Adelaide Advertiser

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
Page 4: Voters want the Carpenter Government to spend its record Budget surplus on easing chronic staff shortages in police, health and education before giving tax cuts or building a 60,000 seat stadium, according to the latest Westpoll.

Page 6: Rudd is regarded as a visionary and more trustworthy than John Howard, but the Prime Minister outranks his rival as a n economic manager, according to the latest polls results.

Page 10: Rottnest was at risk of becoming an expensive holiday playground for the rich that was unaffordable for ordinary WA families unless the State Government provided regular funding for the island, the Australian Hotel Association warned yesterday.

Business: Leading shareholders of Orbital Corp have made an unsuccessful attempt top entice billionaire founder Ralph Sarich to reinvest in the Balcatta engine technology company.

Fresh from watching Perth Glory disappoint in its scoreless draw at home to Adelaide United yesterday evening team co-owner Tony Sage was traveling to London to woo investors for his Cape Lambert iron ore project.

A consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland is all but certain to win the battle to buy ABN AMRO Holding in a deal worth $110.9 billion , the biggest takeover in the history of the financial industry.

The boom conditions have returned WA companies to the top of the ASX's best peforming stocks, according to Deloitte.


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