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    Bega Cheese to buy Lion Dairy for $534m

    Bega Cheese will buy rival manufacturer Lion Dairy & Drinks for $534 million and substantially bolster its product range and retail presence. Bega on Thursday told the share market it would buy Lion, which produces [...]
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    Vic $2b research fund to tap private money

    Victoria’s new $2 billion research fund will partner with private investors to encourage the manufacture of new inventions in the state. “This is unique in our country,” the Premier Daniel Andrews said. “We’ll finish up with [...]
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    Insolvency protections must end as planned

    The Morrison government is being urged not to extend its insolvency protections for business beyond the end of the year to ensure zombie firms aren’t putting good ones at risk. Credit reporting agency CreditorWatch says [...]
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    Business investment down, plans upgraded

    Business investment fell again in the September quarter as a hangover from the coronavirus crisis, but firms have upgraded their future spending plans for this financial year. Private capital expenditure dropped three per cent in [...]
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    Asian shares slip as investors pause

    Asian shares have dipped slightly as the hot run in global markets takes a breather, with investors switching focus from vaccine hopes to disappointing US jobs data and new COVID-19 lockdowns. Investors refrained from extending [...]

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