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Confidence rocked in tech stocks after short-selling raid on WiseTech
The company has become the largest Australian target of an activist short report after losing just over a fifth of its $10 billion valuation.
Oct. 25, 2019, 6:09 a.m.
Defiant WiseTech boss won't change in face of 'loony' short sellers
Richard White has pledged to keep an aggressive growth and acquisition strategy, despite his company losing $2.6b in value in a week from short reports he said were wilfully ...
Oct. 25, 2019, 5:19 a.m.
Albanese enlists Keating in attack on super 'vandals'
Anthony Albanese has enlisted Paul Keating for a fight against the government to defend superannuation and hit back against calls to stop the rise in super guarantee rate.
Oct. 25, 2019, 5:10 a.m.
AWU backs pipeline dubbed 'ridiculous' by critics
While the country's oldest labour union backs the idea of a $6 billion trans-Australian pipeline, others label it as "ridiculous".
Oct. 25, 2019, 1:09 a.m.
Inside the NSW plan to overhaul stamp duty
A clash between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and his NSW counterpart Dominic Perrottet could have profound implications for the way Australians invest in property.
Oct. 24, 2019, 11:29 p.m.
Virgin Australia edges closer to $700m Velocity takeover
The airline's acquisition of frequent flyer business Velocity has received a $US425 million ($623.25 million) boost from American investors.
Oct. 24, 2019, 11:08 p.m.
Former silk's Mystic Journey to the Cox Plate
The incredible life story of retired senior counsel Wayne Roser could get even better after Saturday's Cox Plate.
Oct. 24, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
High-yield debt is just equities in disguise
Mums and dads are piling into junk bonds without understanding they're assuming substantial risk that could inflict 40 per cent losses on their portfolios in a crisis, writes Christopher ...
Oct. 24, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Top end of the property market makes strong comeback
Property prices in the nation’s wealthiest postcodes are making the fastest recovery as rising sentiment, falling interest rates and supply shortages drive up demand.
Oct. 24, 2019, 9:53 p.m.
Shares set for upbeat finish; Amazon disappoints
Futures indicate the local market will advance 0.6 per cent on Friday. Amazon shares fall 6 per cent after hours.
Oct. 24, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Can this tech unicorn build the Uber of real estate?
Software whiz, Manhattan club owner and Hollywood investor Ori Allon is on an audacious mission to disrupt the property sector. But will Compass ever point back to his launch pad ...
Oct. 24, 2019, 1 p.m.
New generation of wealth to lead digital charge
Australia's Young Rich look closer in profile to the global giants of disruption who are rewiring the world economy
Oct. 24, 2019, 1 p.m.
Young Rich tech stars are under the valuation microscope
Builders of software-as-a-service platforms or online marketplaces dominate the list of Australia's wealthiest aged 40 and under, but their valuations face pressure.
Oct. 24, 2019, 7:46 a.m.
Australia's top 10 richest people 40 and under
Technology entrepreneurs make up the quintet at the top of 2019's Financial Review Young Rich List.
Oct. 24, 2019, 12:39 a.m.
Tesla is unveiling a third version of its solar roof this week, Elon Musk says - Business Insider
The product announcement comes as the company faces criticism and legal challenges over its solar products.
Oct. 23, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
The FTC accuses stalkerware company Retina-X of illegal practices - Business Insider
The FTC alleges that Retina-X apps were installed without knowledge or permission, and data was not protected adequately.
Oct. 23, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
AOC grilled Zuckerberg on Facebook’s controversial ad policies - Business Insider
The New York congresswoman asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg questions regarding fact-checking political advertisements on the site.
Oct. 23, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Why Lamborghini's new hybrid is bad for the environment - Business Insider
The Lamborghini FKP 37 Sián is the automaker’s first hybrid, but it's not eco-friendly. Electric motors increase performance but not efficiency.
Oct. 23, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Jim Mattis holds off on Mike Pence phone call for community service - Business Insider
Jim Mattis believed that he left such a lackluster impression on Trump, that he thought he "certainly won't be hearing back from those guys."
Oct. 23, 2019, 9 p.m.
Wharton's class of 2019 compensation data breakdown - Business Insider
Finance and tech are among the industries with high salaries — though none come close to legal, where Wharton grads can expect to make $190,000.
Oct. 23, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
Inside WeWork's all-staff meeting after SoftBank deal - Business Insider
The embattled coworking company is moving past cofounder Adam Neumann's leadership towards more transparency, a soon-to-be leaner staff, and better accountability,
Oct. 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
24-year-old Eric Tse becomes Hong Kong's newest billionaire overnight - Business Insider
Tse's parents told the company's board that they transferred the shares to Tse in an effort to "refine the management and inheritance of family wealth."
Oct. 23, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Ukraine just threw a huge wrench into Trump's key defense denying a quid pro quo - Business Insider
Ukrainian officials knew in early August that President Trump had frozen military aid — all while pushing for politically motivated investigations.
Oct. 23, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Google scientists say they've reached 'quantum supremacy' demonstrating that quantum com... - Business Insider
Google claims to have realised 'quantum supremacy' after running an experiment to test the power of quantum computers.
Oct. 23, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Protests spread as Bolivia says Morales near outright win
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales is close to avoiding a runoff in his re-election bid, Bolivia's top electoral authority said Monday night as protests multiplied in the ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 2:11 a.m.
Distinctive accent on torture video leads police to suspect
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The suspect in a torture killing in Alaska's biggest city ended up leading police right to him, first by losing a digital memory card labeled "Homicide ...
Oct. 22, 2019, 1:51 a.m.
Trump viewed Ukraine as adversary, not ally, witnesses say
WASHINGTON (AP) — Behind closed doors, President Donald Trump has made his views on Ukraine clear: "They tried to take me down."The president, according to people familiar with testimony in...
Oct. 22, 2019, 1:50 a.m.
Liberal icon Trudeau fights to stay in power as Canada votes
TORONTO (AP) — Justin Trudeau faced a possible humiliating defeat as Canadians voted in parliamentary elections Monday, just four years after he channeled his father's star power to become prime...
Oct. 22, 2019, 1:19 a.m.
Israel's Netanyahu gives up on forming new coalition
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that...
Oct. 22, 2019, 12:51 a.m.
Lessons from ASIC's fact sheet on SMSFs
Rather than pitting industry funds against DIY options, the regulator's 'nudge' to trustees is a reminder that the power lies with you to decide which structure is the right ...
Oct. 21, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Here's how astronomers took the first image of a black hole that's located 55 million light years away
Trump’s North American trade deal at risk of stalling in Congress
Italy’s plan to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative ruffles feathers
Supreme Court considers a racial gerrymandering challenge in Virginia
What disasters reveal about mental-health care
Loss of local news hinders ability to watchdog government
Democratic National Committee rejects Fox News for debates, citing New Yorker article
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