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Hedge funds have found a new way to profit from the housing slump

2018-08-10 theage.com.au
Hedge funds have found a new way to profit from the sorry state of Australia's housing market: playing off how much poorer consumers feel as their home values decline.
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Hedge funds have found a new way to profit from the housing slump

2018-08-10 smh.com.au
Hedge funds have found a new way to profit from the sorry state of Australia's housing market: playing off how much poorer consumers feel as their home values decline.
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Hedge Funds Are Shorting Australian Retailers as Home Prices Fall - Bloomberg

2018-08-09 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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One number proves Amazon’s Aussie problem

2018-08-03 ntnews.com.au
Executive Chairman of Harvey Norman Holdings says Amazon was getting a 'free kick' out of Australia. It comes as the online retail giant will close its international stores to Australians to avoid paying GST. Australian shoppers will be directed away from its US and UK stores to its smaller local site from July 1. Gerry Harvey told Sky News that Amazon has one thing in mind, to send other retailers broke.
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Top companies 'failing' on gender pay gap face investor revolt

2018-07-23 theage.com.au
Investors could take stronger action to force listed companies to address the gender pay gap – including protest votes against re-election of board members and executive remuneration – according to the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) which found that more than one quarter of ASX100 companies did not have a remuneration policy that explicitly covered gender pay equity.
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Top companies 'failing' on gender pay gap face investor revolt

2018-07-23 smh.com.au
Investors could take stronger action to force listed companies to address the gender pay gap – including protest votes against re-election of board members and executive remuneration – according to the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) which found that more than one quarter of ASX100 companies did not have a remuneration policy that explicitly covered gender pay equity.
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Amazon sells Australians a way to beat geoblock with Prime

2018-06-18 reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc began offering its paid subscription service in Australia on Tuesday, wooing premium users with a way around the geoblock on its offshore websites that has drawn criticism in the world’s 12th-biggest economy.
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Amazon geoblocks Australia from US site as tax change kicks in

2018-05-31 channelnewsasia
Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will force Australians to use its Australian website instead of its much larger U.S. site to avoid a new sales tax, setting the stage for a showdown with rival eBay Inc in the No. 12 economy.
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UPDATE 1-Amazon geoblocks Australia from US site as tax change kicks in

2018-05-31 reuters
* Amazon Australia criticised over range pricing (Updates throughout, adds eBay comment, retailer association comment, updates treasurer comment)
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Amazon cuts Australia from its US site to avoid sales import tax

2018-05-31 reuters
SYDNEY, May 31 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will force Australians to use its Australian website instead of its much larger U.S. site from July 1 to avoid a new sales tax on certain imported goods.
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Will Slow GDP Growth Take a Beating on Australia ETFs?

2018-03-12 zacks
Australia’s GDP grew slower than expected by economists, as bad weather led to a fall in exports. Construction activity further dragged down the GDP growth, weighing on gains provided by strong household activity.
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