Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight comments on companies, markets and the economy.

The National Broadband Network: plenty of moving parts and lots of variables.

NBN points to profit

There have been so many false projections that most could be forgiven for consigning NBN to the too-hard basket.

It seems Medicare is paying the price for the scandal over its customer treatment.

Medibank Private's health scare

Australia's largest health insurer, Medibank Private, has given investors a pretty worrying prognosis: industry growth is weakening and it is losing market share. The treatment? It's time to look after customers.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 12:  Head of the CBA, Ian Narev, announcing the full year results for the CBA on August 12, ...

CBA: Better be a shareholder than a customer

The Commonwealth Bank's result profit was enough to nourish the critics, led by the government which is squirming after its decision not to force a Royal Commission into the big banks' behaviour.