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CanWest Global Communications Corp.

TSE:CGS ISIN:CA1389061021

CanWest Global Communications Corp. is an international media company. CanWest is a publisher of English language daily newspapers, and owns, operates and/or holds interests in free-to-air and subscription-based television networks, out-of-home advertising, Websites and radio stations, and networks in Canada, Australia and turnkey. Its segments include television, publishing, radio and out-of-home advertising. Its television segment includes three segments: Canadian, CW Media television and Australian segment. Its publishing segment includes the publication of a number of newspapers and magazines, including metropolitan daily newspapers, as well as operation of canada.com and other Internet operations. Its radio segment consists of its radio operations in Turkey. Its out-of-home advertising segment consists of Network Ten’s wholly owned subsidiary, Eye Corp, which generates revenue from the sale of out-of-home advertising. In July 2008, CanWest sold its United Kingdom radio segment.

  

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Australian Market Report of September 24: Federal Reserve Cautiously Optimistic

🕔9/24/2009 1:00:29 PM 16683

US stocks fell overnight in a choppy trade as the Federal Reserve announcement showed that the central bank remained cautious to the economy outlook. The Federal Reserve acknowledged the economy is emerging from recession, but maintained its near-zero interest rate and trillion-plus dollar effort to support the fragile recovery.

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Australian Market Report of July 13: Recovery Remains Distant

🕔7/13/2009 1:00:03 PM 12267

On Friday, the Australian market closed higher led by banking and mining stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 30.8 points, or 0.8 per cent, at 3794.1 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 29.2 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 3790.6 points. For the week, both benchmarks lost about 0.9 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of March 17: Wall Street Rally Ended

🕔3/17/2009 1:00:13 PM 12126

Yesterday the Australian market closed marginally higher as financial stocks surged. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 0.1%, or 3.2 points at 3348.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 0.1%, or 2.6 points, at 3297.3. Australian shares may receive support from the stronger copper and oil prices, despite the falls on Wall Street.

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Australian Market Report of February 4: Bleak Jobless Rate Forecast

🕔2/4/2009 1:00:17 PM 14747

The Australian share market closed higher on Tuesday, as the central bank's interest rate cut bolstered the financial stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended up 11.3 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 3,508.7 while the broader All Ordinaries index was 5.6 points stronger, up 0.16 per cent, at 3,449.1. Today investors may focus their attention on the earnings report of BHP Billiton and the decision by the four major banks after RBA's rate cut.

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