Myer test case for market

UNLESS you were six foot under in a box you would have heard a bit about the looming Myer float. Team mascot Jennifer Hawkins...

Walker to step down from Fairfax

FAIRFAX Media chairman Ron Walker is expected to step down at the company's annual meeting in November. Mr Walker, who had pledged to stand for...

Walker to step down as Fairfax chairman

THE chairman of Fairfax Media, Ron Walker, is expected to stand down at the Fairfax annual general meeting in November. Mr Walker, who had pledged...

Corbett ‘unlikely’ Fairfax chairman

THE prospect of the former Woolworths chief executive Roger Corbett becoming the new chairman of Fairfax received a setback yesterday after it emerged that...

Telco’s break-up good for consumers, bad for shareholders

THE Government's decision to split Telstra may prove a boon to consumers but has incensed shareholders of the telecommunications company who had no inkling...

Little consolation for angry shareholders

THE break up of Telstra may prove a boon to consumers but has incensed shareholders who had no inkling when they acquired shares in...

Wheeler-dealers laughing all the way to the bank

THE party rolls on. Just one year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and the most tumultuous days in the markets since the Great...

Earnings season of discontent

While the gems such as Rio Tinto and Woolworths shine, the property trusts are bathed in red ink and the ''Bad Boys'' such as...