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UK factory output lifts, trade deficit widens

By Dow Jones newswires The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that manufacturing output rose 0. 3 per cent in July compared with a month earlier and was 2. 2 per cent higher than...

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Malcolm Turnbull’s Anti-Piracy Forum Live: The News As It Happened

By Luke Hopewell Village Roadshow’s Burke believes that “if we’re going to defeat piracy we need three initiatives: education,” he adds, citing the Korean example, “pricing and availability, which is critical,” saying that in...

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Brambles in $555m UK move

Chief executive Tom Gorman has described the acquisition of the company as a “very strong fit”. “Combined with our presence in the downstream refining sector through CHEP Catalyst & Chemical Containers, Ferguson Group provides...

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Brambles acquires UK's Ferguson

By Mitchell Neems Brambles will acquire UK-based Ferguson Group for £320 million ($A556. 77m), as it expands its specialist containers business. Brambles chief executive Tom Gorman says Ferguson is a very strong fit for...

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Scotland pins its hopes on a coin toss

By Amber Plum But inside the country, views are shifting towards a greater expectation that a currency-sharing agreement with the rest of the UK might be reached.  Having tipped polling on referendum opinions in...

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UK parties split on Scotland plan

By Dow Jones newswires It also isn't clear whether what's on offer from London will be sufficient to stem support for independence, which nationalists argue would give Edinburgh control of all levers of power...

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Scottish vote may pressure NAB shares

By Michael Bennett - The Australian But analysts believe Scotland’s looming vote — along with uncertainty about future charges for poor performance — makes any sale impossible until next year. "The Scottish independence vote...

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DataRoom AM: Macquarie power play

By Daniel Palmer Elsewhere, garage doors maker ArcPac Building Products is starting its investor roadshow this week as it seeks a valuation above $150m through a bookbuild later this month, while Australian Careers Network...