Week in review

May 2009
BRW;5/7/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p15
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to Australia. The impact of the economic crisis and business concerns has prompted Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to postpone the introduction of an emission trading system. Senior executives at the Macquarie Group Ltd. has implemented a 44% wage cut to alleviate the bank's condition. Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan advocates for a tough federal budget for the recession.


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