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Australia to push through tougher rules for bank executives

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Sydney Australia's prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives' salaries, delay their bonuses and drive them out of the industry if they were guilty of wrongdoing, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Monday.

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Australia to push through tougher rules for bank executives 7:45am BST

Sydney Australia's prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives' salaries, delay their bonuses and drive them out of the industry if they were guilty of wrongdoing, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Monday.

KKR lifts bid for Australia's Pepper to A$682 million to appease shareholder 4:06am BST

KKR & Co LP has added a small sweetener to its bid for Australia's Pepper Group , caving to a demand from the non-bank lender's biggest shareholder and bringing the deal value to A$682 million (£401 million).

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India clinch series with hat-trick of wins against Australia 24 Sep 2017

INDORE, India All-rounder Hardik Pandya celebrated his promotion in the batting order with a breezy 78 to help secure India's series-clinching five-wicket victory in the third one-day international against Australia on Sunday.

Cycling - Hayman blames service cars for world championships crash 24 Sep 2017

BERGEN, Norway Australian Mathew Hayman blamed the service cars for a crash which forced him to retire from the road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday.

First refugees taken from offshore detention under U.S. refugee swap deal 24 Sep 2017

Sydney Refugees have left one of Australia's offshore detention centres on Sunday for the United States, an asylum seeker and a refugee advocate said, as part of a swap brokered by former U.S. president Barack Obama last year.

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Team Europe jumps ahead in inaugural Laver Cup 23 Sep 2017

PRAGUE Team Europe swept the singles matches at the inaugural Laver Cup on Friday before Australian Nick Kyrgios and American Jack Sock took down top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych in the doubles to salvage a point for Team World.

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Australian police charge man for attacking former PM Abbott 22 Sep 2017

SYDNEY Australian police charged a 38-year-old man on Friday for allegedly assaulting former prime minister and same-sex marriage opponent Tony Abbott in the Tasmanian city of Hobart.

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Kuldeep hat-trick sets up India's win against Australia 21 Sep 2017

KOLKATA Left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav took a hat-trick to help India comfortably beat Australia by 50 runs in the second one-day international at Eden Gardens on Thursday and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

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Exclusive - Macquarie leapfrogs Goldman to join top tier of commodity banks 21 Sep 2017

LONDON Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd has overtaken Goldman Sachs to break into the top three banks for commodities business, having significantly expanded its U.S. energy operations in recent years while rivals cut back.

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Chastened Merkel looks for coalition partners after vote

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel began the tough task of trying to build a coalition government on Monday after securing a fourth term as chancellor in an election which saw her support slide and the far right making significant gains. | Video