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The moment that changed a business. Business leaders tell – Part 3

Business

What was the moment that mattered? Paul Blackburne, Managing Director of WA property firm Blackburne, and Gen George, Founder and Managing Director of employment sites OneShift and Skilld, tell their stories.

Agribusiness
20 Aug 2017

From crisis to culinary success: the story of Meredith Dairy

Agribusiness

When the Australian Government removed price reserve guarantees on wool in 1991, the resulting price collapse meant long-standing beef, lamb and wool producers Julie and Sandy Cameron had to either innovate or accept that their business would perish.

Economic commentary
17 Aug 2017

US Economic Update: August 2017

Economic commentary

After a sluggish start to the year, GDP growth rebounded in the June quarter and the labour market continues to tighten.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

It’s been a risk-on night, a night of some returning support for the USD, the Bloomberg spot dollar index up 0.34% (the DXY by 0.46%), the Swiss Franc and the Yen seeing the larger declines overnight. The driver has been US politics and enlivened talk on tax reform.

It was a very quiet session overnight with little data of note.

Dual-citizenship crisis – government’s majority still likely ok.

The lack of key data releases and major corporate earnings news contributed to Friday’s quiet trading session with major US equity indices trading in and out of positive territory.

When the Australian Government removed price reserve guarantees on wool in 1991, the resulting price collapse meant long-standing beef, lamb and wool producers Julie and Sandy Cameron had to either innovate or accept that their business would perish.

What was the moment that mattered? Paul Blackburne, Managing Director of WA property firm Blackburne, and Gen George, Founder and Managing Director of employment sites OneShift and Skilld, tell their stories.

A sharing platform for agricultural equipment could see Aussie farmers spending less on machinery and earning a sideline income hiring out gear which would otherwise sit idle in the shed. Agri View reports.

SRI aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions and the industry is growing rapidly.

As Australia’s most important trading partner, China is one country your business probably shouldn’t ignore. We share tips to help you get started.

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