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Have you seen that post-election investment boost that business promised? We looked for it

Have you seen that post-election investment boost that business promised? We looked for it

After Scott Morrison won the election, we were told a gleeful business community would be lifting investment. In fact, investment has slumped.

Aristocrat, a heads up: here are my tough AGM questions

Aristocrat, a heads up: here are my tough AGM questions

What's the bet Aristocrat Leisure's board will avoid answering any of these questions?

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

The 'anonymity' of the internet means some reviews really don't hold back.

The car industry is the latest casualty of Australia's new era of protectionism

The car industry is the latest casualty of Australia's new era of protectionism

Since Joe Hockey dared General Motors to leave in 2013, a fundamental political change has seen Australia re-embrace protectionism, at a far higher cost than the car industry.

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.

Little Kerry is facing some big trouble at Seven

Little Kerry is facing some big trouble at Seven

Seven West Media is about to report its interim results for the 2019-20 financial year. It's going to be ugly.

Who will benefit from a new coal-fired power plant in Queensland?

Who will benefit from a new coal-fired power plant in Queensland?

It's the latest political football in the government's bitter climate wars. But one mining company is hoping to benefit from the 'unviable' project.

What royal commission? Commonwealth Bank proves impervious to pain

What royal commission? Commonwealth Bank proves impervious to pain

Many predicted years of trouble for the Commonwealth Bank as scandals and regulation engulfed it. Instead it has all proven to be a minor inconvenience as the bank cruises to more success.

Meet the industry that says it can't survive 2.2% wage growth

Meet the industry that says it can't survive 2.2% wage growth

The restaurant industry is angry that industrial relations law is being enforced and employers who underpay workers are being revealed. But if an industry can't survive when the wages it pays are virtually stagnant, there's something seriously wrong.

News Corp results reveal Foxtel still in free fall

News Corp results reveal Foxtel still in free fall

Foxtel's subscriber numbers continue to trouble News Corp amid the rise of streaming rivals.