As editor, Mark oversees the day-to-day online news at Business News. His particular brief is following major deals, the professions and private/family businesses. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra. He has worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience.
DIVERSIFICATION is widely accep-ted as one of the fundamentals of good financial management: “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”, we are frequently told.But what does this mean in practice? How far should investors take the concept?
RISK-return trade-off is a phrase widely used in the investment industry. But what does it mean in practice? How does the average investor decide if their portfolio is generating suitable returns to justify the risk?
Sodexo has been shortlisted with two other companies to manage all of Rio Tinto’s camps and other facilities in the Pilbara, in the same week it has been awarded a contract to run Shell’s Prelude Floating LNG facility.
Woodside Petroleum is hoping to win state government backing for a new 700-bed fly-in, fly-out camp at Karratha, after selecting a consortium led by Multiplex and Compass Group to build, own and operate the facility.