WHILE the new market supervisor and regulator draws up its integrity rules, the federal government has approved Chi-X as the first market operator to compete against the Australian Securities Exchange monopoly.
It defies credibility that a senior career Treasury official would make statements to a Senate committee, which he knows will have a devastating effect on the Government as well as his own career, unless they are true. It also takes a lot of guts.
RECENTLY, doing research into workplace bullying, I found myself stymied by the dearth of terms for the principal players. The one doing the bullying is "the bully" but there's no equivalent for the one being bullied. "Target" is a bit too sporty; "whipping boy", too antiquated (and inappropriate for females..read more
EARLY in his National Basketball League career, Stephen Hoare was known to a small but dedicated group of watchers, who added the suffix "best player never to play" when mentioning his name.
While the win of Makybe Diva in yesterday's Melbourne Cup in one sense repelled the international raiders, the suffix (GB) after her name leaves no one in doubt as to her country of birth - Great Britain.