September 1, 2009 1 Comment
The numbers are in and it’s now official: 2008-09 was the worst profit season in Australian history. Who would have ever thought 14 different companies could lose more than $1 billion in a single financial year?
August 31, 2009
The last day of the 2008-09 profit season -- and what a shocker it was.
August 27, 2009
If James Packer really doesn’t care to be a media owner these days, then he’ll use stalking Kerry Stokes to lever a big price for his pay-TV assets out of Rupert, writes Stephen Mayne.
August 21, 2009 1 Comment
The banning and fining of 9 blokes and Meredith Hellicar over the James Hardie debacle appears to have ignored the source of the original "fully funded" asbestos claims.
August 10, 2009
Fairfax board members are often very close to their competitor's interests. But, for board member David Evans, his association with Murdoch's BSkyB puts him in an untenable position.
August 7, 2009
Crikey founder Stephen Mayne cuts the heart of outgoing BHP-Billiton's chairman Don Argus' sycophantic relationship with Melbourne's business columnists.
May 26, 2009 4 Comments
With Labor now effectively declaring the pokies business was damaging its brand, Woolworths has come to a major fork in the road.
May 25, 2009
Shareholders are set to reap dividends if they plunge money into Alumina shares this afternoon, writes Stephen Mayne.
May 4, 2009
How on earth can RiskMetrics recommend in favour of the Westfield remuneration report at Wednesday’s AGM, asks Stephen Mayne?
April 24, 2009
If there’s one criticism of Rupert Murdoch that stands out above all others, it’s his failure to set an ultimate standard of behaviour for those around him.