Do women make better CEOs?

Dr Akhtar's research looked at more than 3600 US companies listed on the S&P 1500 between 2000 and 2015. She said boards with three or more women perform better for large companies because of their…

Why playing tennis makes for a better hedge…

"Think about it in stages, systematically and analytically. We've invested and constructed the portfolio, investing in a collection of businesses that are going to grow earnings over time, and make money. None of that's changed,"…

Market seeks comfort from RBA

RBA interest rate cut bets surged on Friday night to almost fully price in a monetary easing as stocks on Wall Street suffered their worst week – down 11 per cent – since the 2008…

The winners and losers from Kauflands exit

"The .... reason dry grocery inflation has ended is that Woolworths allowed it to occur, we suspect, largely to offset its rising labour cost pressures ... and to offset any execution issues with its new…

Jobs data torches February rate cut forecasts

December's unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 5.1 per cent, from 5.2 per cent, as the economy created 28,900 new jobs last month. November's jobs data was strong as well, with 39,900 positions added that month.…

Yuhus quick, quiet tower sale leaves millions on…

Mr Huang senior, who is under investigation by the NSW corruption watchdog, has been transferring assets out of his name since the Australian Taxation Office began asking questions about his affairs in 2016. Several private…