Garry Barker and Leon Gettler - Talking Business 2010 Ep 10c

A review of the week in business, with expert analysis and commentary

Leon and Garry discuss the sale of The Independent newspaper to former KGB man and billionaire Alexander Lebedev and Rupert Murdoch charging for access to The Times. They also look at the conviction of RioTinto executive Stern Hu in China, the shakeup at Telstra with the departure of media strategy specialist Justin Milne, warnings from the RBA about more rate rises, the worsening housing shortage, the US weighing into the debate over Steve Conroy’s plans to vet the Internet, Sigma Pharmaceuticals’ financial woes, iiNet acquiring Netspace for $40 million and NAB closing in on AXA-Asia Pacific’s local wealth management arm.

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Garry Barker and Leon Gettler
RMIT, Business, Economics,,Independent newspaper,Alexander Lebedev, Rupert Murdoch, The Times, Stern Hu, Telstra, rate rises,housing shortage, Internet, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, iiNet, NAB, AXA-Asia