Shareholder Opinion: Investors pay the expenses as Canberra and miners brawl
WATCHING the resource super-profits tax imbroglio, one must pity the poor shareholders. Their tax dollars are paying for the government's campaign, and their investment dollars are paying for the miners' response.
Shareholder Opinion: Euro vision hitting off note: Spain's financial sector
The most recent incarnation of the financial crisis emanating from Europe has caused gyrations in the world's share markets, and by the looks of Spain's ailments, the roller-coaster ride has just begun.
Shareholder Opinion: Resource stoush hurts common folk: resource super-profits tax
THE consultation on the resource super-profits tax is a bit of a "horse bolted" scenario. Although it rejected most of the proposals of the Henry review, Canberra embraced what the review called a resources rent tax and went about renaming it a resource super-profits tax.