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Why is wages growth so low? Experts can’t seem to agree.

Why is wages growth so low? Experts can’t seem to agree.

Bernard Keane November 14, 2017 10 Comments

Why have Western economies struggled with low wages growth in recent years? We asked economists and sector representatives for their perspective, and their answers varied widely.

Ardern and Trudeau are doing what Turnbull won’t — standing up for us

Ardern and Trudeau are doing what Turnbull won’t — standing up for us

Bernard Keane November 13, 2017 11 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull is eager to hand multinationals the right to sue governments over policy changes. Luckily, other leaders in the Trans-Pacific Partnership group are standing up for Australians.

The Murdochs aren’t losing control of 21st Century Fox any time soon

The Murdochs aren’t losing control of 21st Century Fox any time soon

Stephen Mayne November 13, 2017 1 Comment

That said, it's because the company's share structure is dodgy.

News Corp enjoying boost as real estate listings lead the charge

News Corp enjoying boost as real estate listings lead the charge

Glenn Dyer November 10, 2017

The real estate advertising arm of News Corp is the success story of the latest financial results.

Is high Chinese demand about to wreck the government’s gas deal?

Is high Chinese demand about to wreck the government’s gas deal?

Glenn Dyer November 10, 2017 3 Comments

A surge in demand for LNG in China is dragging gas prices upward, which spells trouble for the government's effort to keep a lid on domestic prices.

The Living Wage: a view from across the ditch

The Living Wage: a view from across the ditch

Charlie Lewis November 10, 2017

Crikey speaks to a series of New Zealand employment law experts to gauge the impact of the living wage on their country.

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

How the Murdoch sons handled merger gossip during September quarterly briefing

Glenn Dyer November 9, 2017

Lachlan and James Murdoch presented a po-faced denial that anything is changing at Fox.

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

Stephen Mayne November 8, 2017 4 Comments

What does the shock sale, which comes in the wake of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's arrest, signal for the Murdoch empire's fortunes?

What you need to know about Fox, Disney and the future of Murdoch

What you need to know about Fox, Disney and the future of Murdoch

Crikey November 8, 2017 2 Comments

What are global media watchers saying about the changing forecasts for Rupert Murdoch's media empire?

The Reserve Bank are worried about something else now

The Reserve Bank are worried about something else now

Bernard Keane November 8, 2017 6 Comments

Household consumption is now the issue worrying the Reserve Bank as it strains to see more growth and inflation on the horizon, writes Glenn Dyer.