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Markets Live: Harvey Norman rallies

Optiver’s Asia-Pacific chief Luke McElnea confirmed the decision made last week via email to the AFR. “Optiver Australia has ceased to operate as an official market maker for Australian Exchange Traded Options (ETOs) and...

Tech start-ups need tax breaks: report

By Staff Reporter Among those calling for a range of new measures, from a lower tax rate on start-up incomes to zero capital gains tax, are Seek co-founder Paul Bassat and Freelancer. com chief...

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Tech start-ups need tax breaks: report

By Staff Reporter Among those calling for a range of new measures, from a lower tax rate on start-up incomes to zero capital gains tax, are Seek co-founder Paul Bassat and Freelancer. com chief...

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DataRoom AM: Scentre’s NZ shake-up

By Daniel Palmer Also in property, LaSalle Investment Management’s 25 per cent shareholding in ANZ’s Sydney headquarters has been placed on the market, with a deal likely to reap markedly more than the $200m recouped by Grocon when it sold a 25...

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Lawyers slam FoFA laws: report

By Staff Reporter Prominent commercial law firm Allens Linklaters has launched a stinging attack on the Future of Financial Advice regulations, claiming they are “some of the poorest quality legislative ­provisions we have ever...

SMSF alliance defends tax breaks

By Staff Reporter The executive director of the SMSF Owners’ Alliance, Duncan Fairweather, said heavy savers should not be punished amid growing calls for the largest super balances to face higher tax payments. “People...

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New super tax reels in $300m

By Staff Reporter However, it has received little backlash, according to Pitcher Partners’ Perth executive director Julie Strack. “I have not had too many comments about, ‘I’m not putting my money into super’,” she...

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NBN work slows in some states

By Staff Reporter While NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow refuted claims of problems with construction, iiNet boss David Buckingham said there has been cause for frustration in some regions. “It’s ground to a...

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NBN work slows in some states

By Staff Reporter While NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow refuted claims of problems with construction, iiNet boss David Buckingham said there has been cause for frustration in some regions. “It’s ground to a...