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Westfield is facing an investor backlash to its proposed split, with institutional managers threatening to vote the deal down if the share component of Westfield Retail Trust is not reworked.
Woodside Petroleum defends its lower-than-expected forecast for output in 2014, blaming a decline in domestic gas sales and maintenance shutdowns.
Recent spinoffs will give boards the confidence to push the go button on demergers and asset sales.
BHP Billiton says gas exports from North America could account for 11 per cent of Asian demand by 2030, but this will still be less than half the amount exported to the region by Australia.
The rapid rise of online retail has been looking a lot less spectacular in recent months.
Australian subsidiary of large Singaporean property developer buys 12-level office building in St Kilda Road for $45.28m.
State government faces hefty compensation bill after business displaced by Regional Rail Link launched legal bid to recoup millions of dollars in unanticipated costs.
Prime development conditions deliver two large unlisted property players record profits, with one using the money on a $48 million private plane.