Tony is a former managing editor of BRW, Shares, Personal Investor, Asset and CFO magazines. He specialises in small listed companies, IPOs, entrepreneurship and innovation and writes a weekly blog for The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age on small companies and entrepreneurs.
Nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition but if you did, you might have prepared for it. Having a plan to capitalise on unpredictable financial-market disruptions can help keep your super intact.
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The old giant has announced an exciting new strategic plan, but will it be enough to win over the hard to please millenials?
A boom in middle-class Asian consumers will provide the next wave of takeovers as companies look to expand globally.