Aug 24, 20164 Comments
Wesfarmers' annual result this morning suggests directors might be too busy at the increasingly embarrassing Business Council of Australia to control their management, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneAug 24, 20169 Comments
New data on the performance of our superannuation funds yet again demonstrates how blinkered the Liberal Party is about industry super.
Aug 24, 201621 Comments
The Australian Federal Police have raided Parliament House as their hunt for NBN Co whistleblowers erupts into the political arena again. Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.
Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments
Scott Morrison says industry super doesn't invest in coal mining for ideological, not performance, reasons. As it happens, coal mining has performed terribly - and industry super performs well.
Aug 17, 20165 Comments
Wages growth is so low it is underperforming budget forecasts, which is bad news for the budget -- and the BHP result will add to Treasurer Scott Morrison's woes, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Stephen MayneAug 15, 20164 Comments
There have been 17 different investments by Asian players over the past 17 years with the majority being controlled by private investors.
Bernard KeaneAug 12, 201629 Comments
In banning Chinese bids for the NSW government's Ausgrid privatisation, the government has signalled it has caved in to xenophobia and economic nationalism.
Aug 9, 2016
News Corp's full-year results show big cost reductions.
Aug 5, 20169 Comments
The interest rate cut story is more complicated than it seems once you look at who benefits from the banks' failure to reduce rates, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Stephen MayneAug 2, 20161 Comment
Directors are just like politicians in that they respond very quickly when their position is threatened. Therein lies the answer.