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  1. October 24, 2012

    Australian banks in focus ahead of results

    When the Australian bank reporting season starts on Thursday with annual results from ANZ Bank the focus of investors will...

  2. September 6, 2011

    Australia eyes early Basel III adoption

    Australia’s regulator has proposed the nation’s banks adopt tough global capital rules by 2013 and has set out an aggressive...

  1. April 29, 2011

    Macquarie fights to keep staff as demand rises

    Macquarie is fighting to retain talented investment bankers in Asia after reporting a spike in staff turnover as competitors...

  2. March 17, 2011

    Macquarie chairman Clarke to step down

    David Clarke has resigned as chairman of Macquarie Group because of ill health and has been replaced by Kevin McCann, the...

  3. March 5, 2011

    Flee to economy and take refuge

    From Mr Brian Johnson. Sir, So Tyler Brûlé feels isolated in his first class cabin (“Make room for brief encounters in the...

  4. October 1, 2010

    Truck demand boosts US car sales

    Renewed demand for pick-up trucks and sport-utility vehicles helped carmakers push up US sales last month. Ford Motor posted...

  5. July 5, 2010

    Global car sector’s rebound runs out of gas

    Lower growth follows 2009’s bailouts Global recovery in the car industry seen in the first part of the year is losing steam...

  6. June 26, 2010

    Claim against Porsche faces US legal snag

    A US Supreme Court ruling on Thursday night jeopardises a hedge fund lawsuit against Porsche claiming more than $2bn in...

  7. June 25, 2010

    Claim against Porsche faces US legal snag

    A US Supreme Court ruling on Thursday night jeopardises a hedge fund lawsuit against Porsche claiming more than $2bn in...

  8. June 8, 2010

    Macquarie in danger of losing key staff over weaker bonuses

    Macquarie Group, the Australian investment bank, is in danger of losing dozens of senior bankers from its expanding North...

  9. June 7, 2010

    Macquarie faces top-level exodus

    Macquarie Group, the Australian investment bank, is in danger of losing dozens of senior bankers from its expanding North...

  10. May 22, 2010

    Caffeine fix

    From Mr Brian Johnson. Sir, I have to agree with your correspondent Paul Breeze (Letters, May 15) that “flat whites” have...

  11. March 3, 2010

    US car sales drift in snow

    Toyota's woes and severe snowstorms damped US vehicle sales in February, but carmakers continued to express confidence that...

  12. March 3, 2010

    US car sales drift in the snow

    Toyota’s woes and severe snowstorms damped US vehicle sales in February, but carmakers continued to express confidence that...

  13. August 1, 2009

    Buyers drive claws into scrappage deals

    Barack Obama's administration and members of Congress were scrambling to find ways of extending a scrappage scheme...

  14. April 17, 2009

    Heavy metal's eternal schoolboys

    "We've got some old songs and some new songs for you," AC/DC's singer Brian Johnson growled, in an accurate but dispiriting...

  15. April 16, 2009

    Hard rock’s eternal schoolboys

    AC/DC, O2 Arena, London “We’ve got some old songs and some new songs for you,” AC/DC’s singer Brian Johnson growled, in an...

  16. March 21, 2009

    Wall Street hints worst is over for carmakers

    The worst could soon be over for the embattled global motor industry if the stock market lives up to its reputation as a...

  17. March 20, 2009

    Stocks predict worst is over for autos

    The worst could soon be over for the embattled global motor industry if the stock market lives up to its reputation as a...

  18. November 11, 2008

    GM woes worsen after Delphi warning

    General Motors yesterday warned that Delphi, its biggest parts supplier, may not be able to emerge from bankruptcy...

  19. November 10, 2008

    GM woes worsen after Delphi warning

    General Motors on Monday warned that Delphi, its biggest parts supplier, may not be able to emerge from bankruptcy...

  20. October 31, 2008

    Smaller orders hit car-parts makers

    Several global automotive parts makers reported hefty third-quarter losses on Thursday, accompanied by belt-tightening...

  21. October 11, 2008

    GM has 'no plans' for bankruptcy protection

    General Motors insisted yesterday it had no plans to seek bankruptcy protection in the face of mounting concerns in...

  22. October 10, 2008

    GM ‘no plans’ for bankruptcy

    General Motors insisted on Friday that it had no plans to seek bankruptcy protection in the face of mounting concerns in...

  23. October 8, 2008

    Debt binge takes toll on Australian banks

    In a bold move to avert contagion, Australia's Reserve Bank yesterday responded with alacrity to the deepening crisis in...

  24. October 7, 2008

    Debt binge takes toll on Australian banks

    In a bold move to avert contagion, Australia’s Reserve Bank on Tuesday responded with alacrity to the deepening crisis in...

  25. September 27, 2008

    Macquarie to sell its margin lending division

    Macquarie Group is to sell its in-house margin lending operation six months after it began winding down its residential...

  26. September 27, 2008

    Macquarie to sell in-house margin lending arm

    Macquarie Group is to sell its in-house margin lending operation six months after it began winding down its residential...

  27. September 26, 2008

    Macquarie to sell margin lending business

    Macquarie Group is to sell its in-house margin lending operation six months after it began winding down its residential...

  28. September 1, 2008

    Discounts slow slide in US car sales

    Americans' loss of appetite for new cars will again be apparent on Wednesday when vehicle manufacturers report August...

  29. July 31, 2008

    GM plans to cut 5,000 jobs in US and Canada

    General Motors plans to cut about 5,000 white-collar jobs in the US and Canada, equal to 15 per cent of its salaried...

  30. July 31, 2008

    GM plans to cut jobs in the US and Canada

    General Motors plans to cut about 5,000 white-collar jobs in the US and Canada, equal to 15 per cent of its salaried...

  31. July 30, 2008

    GM to cut 5,000 jobs in US and Canada

    General Motors plans to cut about 5,000 white-collar jobs in the US and Canada, equal to 15 per cent of its salaried...

  32. July 24, 2008

    CBA in talks to buy ABN assets in Australia

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the country's second largest lender, is in exclusive talks with Royal Bank of Scotland to...

  33. July 23, 2008

    Australia’s CBA in talks to buy ABN Amro units

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is in exclusive talks with Royal Bank of Scotland to acquire the Australian and New...

  34. July 15, 2008

    GM seeks ‘self-help’ on road to recovery

    When General Motors held its annual meeting in early June, senior managers were well aware that soaring fuel prices and the...

  35. July 12, 2008

    Czech abstinence

    From Mr Brian Johnson. Sir, I am sure I am not the only one to have thought that the recession had started to bite when...

  36. May 14, 2008

    Westpac confident of bid success

    Westpac, the Australian bank, yesterday brushed aside concerns that its proposed A$18.6bn (US$17.4bn) offer for St George,...

  37. May 14, 2008

    Westpac confident on offer for rival

    Westpac, the Australian bank, yesterday brushed aside concerns that its proposed A$18.6bn ($17.4bn) offer for St George,...

  38. May 13, 2008

    Westpac confident on offer for rival

    Westpac, the Australian bank, brushed aside concerns that its proposed A$18.6bn ($17.4bn) offer for St George, its smaller...

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