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Australia could lose billions to China and India

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to sell his innovation plan to Australians.

Imagine a world where Australia produces little goods and services that may be taxed, and at the same time, loses out on billions of dollars of mining company revenue to China and India.

Door must be kept open on ASIC data

"Regrettable that ASIC's data is behind a paywall," Malcolm Turnbull said.

Malcolm Turnbull has long been a strong advocate for the benefits of accessible, free data, yet the ASIC Registry charges for access to its information.

Why miners are walking a tightrope

Miners just keep digging. They can't help themselves.

It's shock and ore for the world's biggest miners: While things are looking up at the moment, the industry is throwing the seeds for the next downturn.

Telstra's $3 billion backyard blitz

Spending decision was a no-brainer: Telstra CEO Andy Penn at the announcement of the Telco's full-year result on Thursday.

Telstra has embarked on a massive $4.5 billion spending binge - one third of which will be showered on its shareholders and the rest on defending its home turf from competitors that are nipping at its heels.

CBA: Better be a shareholder than a customer

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

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.

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