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Meet Angela Vithoulkas, the woman hoping to get a small business and entrepreneurial voice in the NSW Parliament

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Meet Angela Vithoulkas, the woman hoping to get a small business and entrepreneurial voice in the NSW Parliament


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Why Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is sending messages of support to Sydney uni students

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Why Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is sending messages of support to Sydney uni students


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Massive US fund backs climate change at Origin

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Massive US fund backs climate change at Origin


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Bitcoin can buy you citizenship in one of the happiest countries

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Bitcoin can buy you citizenship in one of the happiest countries


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Trump is tying his presidency to the stock market. He might come to regret that.

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Trump is tying his presidency to the stock market. He might come to regret that.


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Two charts that explain why the Aussie dollar remains in high demand

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Two charts that explain why the Aussie dollar remains in high demand


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Missed opportunity: Atlassian and the Australian markets's tech headache

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  • Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million
    Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million

    , reuters.com

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd has sold its pension unit to IOOF Holdings for A$975 million ($766 million), joining the rush of Australian banks quitting non-core and scandal-hit divisions to boost capital. The deal fell short of a total exit of ANZ’s insurance and wealth management operations which the bank had flagged a year earlier, and which had been expected to fetch about A$4 billion
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Markets

  • Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA
    Loan clampdown helped cool housing market, but investor risks could rise: RBA

    , smh.com.au

    The Reserve Bank has warned about areas where it sees "potential risk" in the property investment market, such as the growing number of people with multiple investment properties, and an increase in investors aged over 60 who have a mortgage. The comments came despite the central bank saying the major banks' clampdown on riskier loans to property investors was helping to dampen risks in the Sydney and Melbourne property markets
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Corporate

  • National Australia Bank hit by yet another online banking outage
    National Australia Bank hit by yet another online banking outage

    , theage.com.au

    Workers may be waiting for their pay after an outage on Wednesday afternoon affected online banking for National Australia Bank customers. NAB offered an apology to customers on social media after becoming aware its business customers could not log onto NAB Connect, the bank's online business banking tool. We’re aware that our business customers are having trouble logging into NAB Connect
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Finance

  • Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million
    Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million

    , reuters.com

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd has sold its pension unit to IOOF Holdings for A$975 million ($766 million), joining the rush of Australian banks quitting non-core and scandal-hit divisions to boost capital. The deal fell short of a total exit of ANZ’s insurance and wealth management operations which the bank had flagged a year earlier, and which had been expected to fetch about A$4 billion
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Banking Institutions

  • Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million
    Australia's ANZ sells pension business to IOOF for $766 million

    , reuters.com

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd has sold its pension unit to IOOF Holdings for A$975 million ($766 million), joining the rush of Australian banks quitting non-core and scandal-hit divisions to boost capital. The deal fell short of a total exit of ANZ’s insurance and wealth management operations which the bank had flagged a year earlier, and which had been expected to fetch about A$4 billion
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Enterprises

  • Meet Angela Vithoulkas, the woman hoping to get a small business and entrepreneurial voice in the NSW Parliament
    Meet Angela Vithoulkas, the woman hoping to get a small business and entrepreneurial voice in the NSW Parliament

    , smartcompany.com.au

    Come 2019 there will finally be a voice in New South Wales Parliament representing small business owners, hopes independent Sydney City Councillor and small business owner, Angela Vithoulkas. She’s also hoping to take a number of female business owners along with her, proving there are plenty of women who’re able and willing to enter politics — especially in a party that can offer a unique voice on how they live and work
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Financial Institutions

  • Turnbull government announces James Shipton as new ASIC chairman
    Turnbull government announces James Shipton as new ASIC chairman

    , theage.com.au

    The Turnbull government has announced former Goldman Sachs banker James Shipton as the new head of corporate regulator ASIC, after its preferred candidate withdrew in the face of pressure from Labor. Mr Shipton was previously a regulator at Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission and has been the executive director of Harvard Law School's Program on International Financial Systems since late last year
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Money

  • Round-ups go mainstream, as ING Direct taps into behavioural finance trend
    Round-ups go mainstream, as ING Direct taps into behavioural finance trend

    , smh.com.au

    Round-ups are going mainstream. The latest financial institution to introduce the feature is online bank ING Direct, joining fellow bank P&N, investment app Acorns and superannuation product GROW Super. I'm talking about the innovation that lets you "round up" the virtual change from a card transaction and sweep it into a savings, superannuation or investment account. So if you buy a coffee for $3
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