29/02/2008 - 06:44

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29/02/2008 - 06:44

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Business splurge to defy turmoil; Singapore moves on ABC as investors eye bailout; Heavyweights say market's integrity at risk; Woodside seeks 'moles' in Voelte email lawsuit; Kiernan cuts links to revived Windimurra

Today's Business Headlines

Business splurge to defy turmoil
Australian business is gearing up for its biggest investment burst in almost two decades, defying world financial market turmoil and the reserve Bank's fight against inflation. The Australian

Singapore moves on ABC as investors eye bailout
The Singapore Government's investment arm has secured almost 15 per cent of child-care operator ABC Learning as the company ponders a part buyout offer. The West

Heavyweights say market's integrity at risk
Business and regulatory heavyweights have hit out at what some see as "disgraceful" non-disclosure listed companies of important information such as sub-prime exposure and margin borrowing by executives. The Australian

Woodside seeks 'moles' in Voelte email lawsuit
Petroleum giant Woodside is trying to unmask three workers who alerted a former executive to a blustering internal email from chief executive Don Voelte that now sits at the centre of a bitter defamation battle. The West

Kiernan cuts links to revived Windimurra
Colourful mining entrepreneur Michael Kiernan yesterday quit as chairman of Windimurra Vanadium, only days after helping underwrite its $54.8 million rights issue. The West

 

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
Business: The Singapore Government's investment arm has secured almost 15 per cent of child-care operator ABC Learning as the company ponders a part buyout offer.

Petroleum giant Woodside is trying to unmask three workers who alerted a former executive to a blustering internal email from chief executive Don Voelte that now sits at the centre of a bitter defamation battle.

Colourful mining entrepreneur Michael Kiernan yesterday quit as chairman of Windimurra Vanadium, only days after helping underwrite its $54.8 million rights issue.

Kerry Stokes Australian Capital Equity last night denied it had sounded out leading WA business figures about standing for the board of West Australian Newspaper Holdings.


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