Companies are finally starting to work out what the Business Council's climate change policy is: vaguely supporting action, then sabotaging any efforts to actually do anything.
NAB's board proved out of touch with 90% of its shareholders. But why didn't the Commonwealth Bank's shareholders react the same?
Westpac's board was utterly clueless about why shareholders were unhappy with its plan for massive executive bonuses. So are the other banks.
A potential $1 billion refund request from ASIC will lead many to think the banks are being penalised. This is far from the case.
Banks expect that the government's new bank levy will be a tax write-off, which will reduce the overall impact on the banks by around one-third.
Matt Canavan says Queenslanders should boycott Westpac since the bank is not going to lend money to the colossally wasteful Adani coal mine and becomes sucked into the Nationals Irony Generator.
The financial services sector has been revealed as the most generous industry for Australia’s political parties in the 2015-16 donations data.