Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight comments on companies, markets and the economy.

Billionaire Andrew Forrest could be counting on a yearly pay cheque of more than half a billion US dollars from 2018 if ...

It's payday for Fortescue shareholders

Fortescue's generosity to shareholders marks the final stage in its evolution from a highly speculative upstart to a mature company with reliable positive cash flow.

Capital requirements are going up, but banks can get there without "big bang" capital raisings.

Bank shareholders throw a $14 billion party

The banks and their shareholders exhaled a collective sigh of relief when the financial regulator pronounced that they were pretty damn close to being 'unquestionably strong'.