Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight comments on companies, markets and the economy.

Elizabeth Knight

Investor revolt brewing at David Jones

David Jones.

Elizabeth Knight A queue of institutional investors is waiting to pay chairman Peter Mason a visit.

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Boy band needs a few big hits

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Elizabeth Knight It should come as little surprise that decades of lobbying by women to redress the gender imbalance has achieved very little.

Executives add voices to call to redress gender disparity

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Elizabeth Knight Group of Australia's most senior business executives add their voices to call to redress gender disparity in the Australian board and management ranks.


DJs bosses bought stock before data

Steve Vamos.

Elizabeth Knight Two directors bought shares in the company two days before the public release of quarterly sales numbers.

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Murdoch wants his pound of flesh

Rupert Murdoch.

Elizabeth Knight Having been the largest single contributor to the election of the Coalition, Rupert Murdoch is looking for his reward.


Gyngell's $17m sling for saving ship

David Gyngell

Colin Kruger and Elizabeth Knight Nine Entertainment chief David Gyngell, the man credited with saving the group from collapse last year, is being rewarded accordingly.

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Price will be bottom line in network float

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Elizabeth Knight For all the hype and profile, the success of the Nine Entertainment IPO will come down to price.


Nine is still not the one in TV battle

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Colin Kruger and Elizabeth Knight Nine's margins are forecast to be at more than 20 per cent in the prospectus.

Elizabeth Knight

Pressure on supermarket from all sides

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Elizabeth Knight It will be hard for Coles and Woolworths to escape unscathed this time.

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Future Fund may be Gonski's past

Elizabeth Knight Reports that Future Fund chairman David Gonski plans to quit to take up the chairmanship of ANZ may read like transition serendipity, but in the game of musical chairs someone has to lose their seat.

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Still juggling act for Goyder

Elizabeth Knight Wesfarmers' engine room has reached a point where serious improvements are behind them.

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Telstra's message: hold to the message

Elizabeth Knight The telco's annual investor day was frustratingly shy on strategic detail.

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Questions remain over Zahra's hasty exit

Elizabeth Knight The neatly packaged explanation for the impending exit of David Jones' CEO just doesn't pass the smell test.

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Departing DJs boss scorns rumours

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Elizabeth Knight In the bitchy and incestuous world of fashion, scandal and rumours are the new black.

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Gyngell upbeat on future of free-to-air television

Channel 9 CEO David Gyngell at the announcement of the new broadcasting rights of Australian Cricket at the MCG. Photo by Jesse Marlow. Tuesday 4th June 2013.

Elizabeth Knight Nine Entertainment boss soon to face the sentiment-free glare of the sharemarket.

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Rescue package with no guarantees

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Elizabeth Knight One can only speculate where Ten would be without the support of its shareholders.

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Loans plan could be a learner earner


Elizabeth Knight There's a ready market for the securitisation of $26 billion in student loans.

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Investors make the right call

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Elizabeth Knight International equity markets seem to have taken a dose of Prozac.

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To market, to market, quick as you can

Elizabeth Knight The race is on to get a large number of new listings into the pre-Christmas chute.

Riding the retail revolution

David Jones Chief Executive, Paul Zahra, at Felix Restaurant in Sydney.

Elizabeth Knight In June 2010 Paul Zahra was parachuted into the top job at David Jones - a month later this newbie conducted his first major media interview. It was a lunch format and, for him, virgin territory.