Author: Christopher Cachia

THE Australian dollar was weaker at noon, as investors sold commodities-driven currencies on ongoing worries that a global recession will demand for raw materials. The domestic unit has depreciated nearly 37 per cent since hitting a post-float high of US98.49c in mid-July. At 12noon (AEDT), the Australian...

More property and mortgage related funds have suspended redemptions amid the financial services industry’s efforts to gain some further accommodation from the Federal Government around the bank guarantee. APN Funds Management today joined Colonial First State in announcing temporary suspensions to redemptions. Colonial First State announced that...

Leading superannuation body, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), has called for a change in chief executive pay and disclosure and has labelled some CEO termination payments as "too generous". In a media statement by ACSI, the council said it supports the introduction of UK-style...

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