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EU’s Vestager, the Dane who is Google’s bane

If the critics of Silicon Valley needed a leader, many would turn to Denmark’s Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s top anti-trust regulator.Around the world, authorities and governments now look to the elegant Dane who in June slapped Google with a record 2.4-billion-euro fine for illegally favouring its shopping service in search results. Google hit back on Monday,…

BetaShares April Australian ETF Review

The Australian exchange traded fund industry increased 3.3% (or $900 million) to hit a new record of $28.3 billion in funds under management (FUM) at the end of April, according to the BetaShares Australian ETF Review – April 2017.  The latest monthly growth was driven by a relatively even split between new inflows coming to…

CommSec Daily Report Friday

The Australian market fell into the red at the beginning of trade after a lack lustre session in the US overnight. US share markets were held in tight ranges on Thursday. After trading in a 70-point range, theDow Jones ended higher by 6 points, the NASDAQ up 24 points.At the open of trade the ASX…