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  1. July 23, 2014

    BHP mines record level of iron ore

    BHP Billiton mined a record amount of iron ore in the 12 months to July, beating its own forecasts, and said production...

  2. July 18, 2014

    FT Masterclass: Extreme sailing with Roman Hagara

    The smile on Roman Hagara’s face when I say that I was once a pretty decent sailor is friendly but undeniably forced. It...

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  1. FT Photo Diary

    July 16, 2014

    Waiting for waves in Wanda

    Jason Reed/Reuters Young surfers, nicknamed ‘grommets’ in local surfing parlance, wait for their friends to finish a...

  2. July 11, 2014

    Interview: director Benedict Andrews

    Open a copy of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire and you will find the playwright’s lyrical description of the...

  3. The World

    July 10, 2014

    World's most expensive cities for expats

    For those expats bemoaning the cost of a burger in Geneva or rent in Tokyo, it could be worse. They could be living in...

  4. June 30, 2014

    Healthscope A$2.6bn IPO set to be Australia’s biggest since 2010

    Healthscope, the Australian private hospital chain, will seek to raise up to A$2.6bn (US$2.5bn) from a stock market float...

  5. June 26, 2014

    Kenmare rejects Iluka approach

    Kenmare Resources has rejected a paper-based takeover approach pitched at £470m from its larger Sydney-listed rival, Iluka...

  6. June 24, 2014

    Woolworths offers to buy Lew’s Country Road stake

    Woolworths has offered to buy the 12 per cent stake in Australian fashion retailer Country Road that it does not own, from...

  7. June 18, 2014

    Soames moves to tighten grip on Serco empire

    Rupert Soames, the new chief executive of Serco, has tightened his grip on the global outsourcing business, closing its...

  8. June 18, 2014

    David Jones A$2.2bn takeover in doubt

    South African retailer Woolworths’ A$2.2bn (US$2bn) agreed takeover of David Jones has been thrown into doubt following the...

  9. June 4, 2014

    Australand / Frasers: hot property

    Winter may be coming down under, but Australian property is hot. Look no further than recent residential launches: top-end...

  10. June 4, 2014

    Buoyant economy fails to brighten Australia’s gloomy outlook

    The many stalls at Paddy’s Market that are struggling for business on weekdays bear testament to the hard times that...

  11. June 4, 2014

    Frasers Centrepoint fuels A$2.6bn bidding war for Australand

    Frasers Centrepoint, a Singapore-listed property company controlled by one of Thailand’s richest men, has made a A$2.6bn...

  12. June 3, 2014

    Lend Lease: option value

    More pessimism, please – it’s working. In June last year, Lend Lease’s chief executive Steve McCann said that Australian and...

  13. June 2, 2014

    Australia: From mining to dining

    The small coal mining town of Singleton was so over-run by contractors seeking jobs during Australia’s decade-long mining...

  14. May 23, 2014

    Google creative director explores his love for digital art in Sydney

    When Tom Uglow left Google’s London headquarters two years ago to move to Australia, he managed teams of up to a hundred....

  15. The World

    May 21, 2014

    Gaffe-prone Abbott winks into another controversy

    First it was Joe Hockey, Australia’s treasurer, who was snapped chomping Cuban cigars as he drafted the country’s harshest...

  16. May 16, 2014

    Family groups’ joint bid for Goodman Fielder edges closer

    A joint bid for Australian food group Goodman Fielder by two of Asia’s largest family-controlled businesses – Wilmar and an...

  17. May 16, 2014

    Markets stabilise following risk sell-off

    Friday 21:00 BST. A calmer mood prevailed in global markets as equities and peripheral eurozone government bonds stabilised...

  18. May 13, 2014

    US, China and Germany indicators signal dip in momentum

    Economic data from three of the world’s largest economies showed a slight dip in momentum, with US retail sales rising less...

  19. May 11, 2014

    UK not alone in seeing pressure on house prices

    Double digit house price rises, an OECD warning that the market needs cooling, concern about housing affordability – sound...

  20. May 9, 2014

    Dow ends at record but caution prevails

    Friday 21:15 BST. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week at a record high, even as broader equity indices traded...

  21. The World

    May 5, 2014

    Australia media sink teeth into Packer punch up

    Media wars have regularly made great front page news down under, but Australia’s latest dust-up has been more personal than...

  22. May 2, 2014

    Macquarie buoyed by active US energy markets

    Macquarie Group has reported a near-50 per cent jump in full-year net profits, as Australia’s biggest investment bank cashed...

  23. May 2, 2014

    Dollar and US stocks erase gains

    Friday 21.00 BST: Stocks erased earlier gains to end the day on a downbeat note after a volatile session on Wall Street in...

  24. April 29, 2014

    Brazil under fire for Olympics preparation

    Just as Brazil is feeling the pressure in its rush to get ready for this year’s World Cup, the country’s preparations for...

  25. FT Photo Diary

    April 25, 2014

    ANZAC day parade in Sydney

    Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images An Australian war veteran takes part in the annual ANZAC day parade in Sydney on Friday ...

  26. April 9, 2014

    Forex chiefs gather to fend off regulatory strike

    Some of the most senior foreign exchange market executives are set to discuss alternatives to industry benchmarks and ways...

  27. April 9, 2014

    Fresh signals offer hope to MH370 search team

    SYDNEY, April 9 – Australian officials said on Wednesday that two new “ping” signals had been detected in the search for...

  28. March 28, 2014

    Sydney’s downtown transformed, as office district turns des res

    A few years ago the Eliza building, overlooking Hyde Park in Sydney’s central business district (CBD), was just another drab...

  29. March 28, 2014

    Australian galleries embroiled in Indian antiquities scandal

    Two of the biggest public art galleries in Australia have become embroiled in a controversy over their purchases of...

  30. The World

    March 27, 2014

    Australia looks back to the future with reintroduction of knights and dames

    Mr Abbott has been dubbed ‘Marty McFly’ for his decision to reinstitute the titles of knights and dames in Australia By...

  31. March 14, 2014

    Economical with the truth

    Those worthy adversaries, Art and Mammon, have been at it again. The latest scene of their never-ending conflict is Sydney,...

  32. March 9, 2014

    Movers & shakers: March 10

    ● National Commercial Bank has appointed Sarah Al-Suhaimi as chief executive of NCB Capital, its investment banking arm and...

  33. FT Photo Diary

    March 5, 2014

    Lightening strikes over Sydney

    Saeed Khan/AFP Lightning strikes over Sydney Harbour next to the iconic Opera House during a thunderstorm. The thunderstorm...

  34. March 5, 2014

    Australian economy builds on China demand for property

    A crane is hoisting girders into place at one of dozens of partially built apartment blocks that are sprouting up along...

  35. March 4, 2014

    Singapore overtakes Tokyo as world’s most expensive city

    Singapore has overtaken Tokyo to become the world’s most expensive city, driven by the high cost of car ownership and...

  36. February 28, 2014

    Not the Reit time to exit commercial property

    Exchange traded funds invested in property have had a great run since the turn of the share markets in 2009. Buying the...

  37. February 27, 2014

    Wall Street shrugs aside Ukraine concerns

    Thursday 21:10 GMT. Escalating tensions in Ukraine kept risk appetite reined in, even as growth bulls took heart from some...

  38. February 24, 2014

    ‘Manpool’: time to kiss and make up

    Is there a greater historical rivalry than that between Liverpool and Manchester? I ask because Jim O’Neill, the former...

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