The ability to exert influence in public life is not easy, whether someone is in a prominent position or not.
Elizabeth Knight Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly is upbeat that the growth the bank is experiencing in the mortgage market will continue into 2015 thanks to low interest rate demand and an upswing in new home...
Elizabeth Knight Westpac chief executive Gail Kelly is relatively upbeat about that the growth already experiencing in the mortgage market will continue into 2015 thanks to low interest rate led demand and an upswing...
Elizabeth Knight Among the group of shareholders that descended on the Gold Coast Jupiters Casino to hear the good news that their company, Echo Entertainment was hitting its financial straps following years of...
Elizabeth Knight National Australia Bank"s new chief executive Andrew Thorburn has further demonstrated the intensity of his crusade to rid the organisation of its troubled and distracting UK legacy assets and get on...
Elizabeth Knight National Australia Bank”s new chief executive Andrew Thorburn has further demonstrated the intensity of his crusade to rid the organisation of its troubled and distracting UK legacy assets and...
Elizabeth Knight What industry sector employs more Australians than construction, education or manufacturing and three times as many as mining? What function costs private industry and government a combined $250...
Elizabeth Knight Australia's giant but trouble -prone infrastructure project, the National Broadband Network declared it had rolled past 640,000 homes - an outcome that has taken five years to achieve.
Elizabeth Knight Forget the potential for another interest rate cut. It could be a long time coming. A government stimulus package for householders is a fantasy.
Elizabeth Knight There is too much smoke around the future ownership of Network Ten for there to be no fire.
Elizabeth Knight The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lifted the veil on some decidedly unsavoury commercial practices allegedly engaged in by supermarket giant Coles.
Elizabeth Knight Commonwealth Bank boss launches his own rendition of reasons to be cheerful in an almost Pollyanna-like address on Australia's future.
Elizabeth Knight The Labor Party's plan to introduce mining tax mark III is one of the most extraordinary policy objectives in living memory.
Elizabeth Knight The newly apppointed chairman of Singtel Optus, Paul O'Sullivan, has come out fighting and it is no surprise that Telstra is where he is aiming his left hook to land.
Elizabeth Knight The iron ore market is the subject of a pincer movement – the two claws being worked by BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
Elizabeth Knight Over the past 12 months, Australian department stores would have forgone about $1 billion in sales compared to where they would have been if they were growing at the rate of the rest of the retail...
Elizabeth Knight Those advocating placing regulations on lending to the housing market received some ammunition on Tuesday from the Reserve Bank latest stats showing stronger growth in lending to buy investment...
Elizabeth Knight Treasury Wine Estates has a mighty peculiar way of conducting the sale of its business.
Elizabeth Knight Treasury Wine Estates has a mighty peculiar way of conducting the sale of its business. It indicated in August that the company was effectively on the market at $5.
Elizabeth Knight What started as a balance-sheet war between Qantas and Virgin using capacity for ammunition may have entered a ceasefire, but the battle for a share of the business and government markets continues.
Elizabeth Knight Applying the broadest of brushes, the big winners from Monday's draft review of Australia's competition law and policy is small business and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.