10/04/2008 - 06:33

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10/04/2008 - 06:33

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WA's United joins forces with big rival; Opes probes widens to share price manipulation; BHP shares soar on China buy rumours; Stokes cool as WAN goes on foot with profit; Merger growth for Gemini

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WA's United joins forces with big rival
United Credit Union has succumbed to the rationalisation sweeping the smaller end of the financial sector, announcing a merger with the much bigger and SA focused Community CPS credit union. The West

Opes probes widens to share price manipulation
The investigation into the Opes Prime collapse widens to include a tax haven to support company share prices. The Fin Review

BHP shares soar on China buy rumours
BHP Billiton shares jumped nearly four per cent on news that China is planning to grab at least 10 per cent of the global mining giant. The Australian

Stokes cool as WAN goes on foot with profit
Kerry Stokes and his Seven Network have tried to counter the impact of West Australian Newspapers Holdings' latest results by suggesting the profit improvement was meaningless. The West

Merger growth for Gemini
Fremantle-based occupational health and safety and medical centre provider Gemini Administration services expects the $32 million buyout of the firm by Independent Practitioner Network to lead to major growth opportunities for the merged company. The West

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
United Credit Union has succumbed to the rationalisation sweeping the smaller end of the financial sector, announcing a merger with the much bigger and SA focused Community CPS credit union.

Kerry Stokes and his Seven Network have tried to counter the impact of West Australian Newspapers Holdings' latest results by suggesting the profit improvement was meaningless.

Fremantle-based occupational health and safety and medical centre provider Gemini Administration services expects the $32 million buyout of the firm by Independent Practitioner Network to lead to major growth opportunities for the merged company.

Woodside Petroleum boss Don Voelte yesterday launched an extraordinary attack on his industry, saying his peers' ambition to treble liquefied natural gas production in a decade was "not even a dream, it's impossible".

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