Woolworths was happy to reveal that Big W's losses increased tenfold last year, but the supermarket giant got shy when it came to the exit package of the short-lived Big W boss, Sally Macdonald.
Clancy Yeates The Commonwealth Bank faces a potential investor class action over its disclosure of more than 53,000 alleged breaches of anti-money laundering laws, following a sharp fall in its share price when the scandal emerged earlier this month.
Adele Ferguson It is being pitched as the biggest shareholder class action in the country. Commonwealth Bank on one side, and Maurice Blackburn bankrolled by IMF on the other side. Why did CBA's board wait to inform shareholders about the Austrac investigation until the genie was out of the bottle?
Adam Carey The Andrews government will ask green energy providers to bid to supply the state with 650 megawatts of power - enough to power every household in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and the Latrobe Valley - to meet its target of 40 per cent renewable energy by 2025.
Patrick Hatch Woolworths has reported a 3.6 per cent drop in underlying profit from continuing operations, driven by heavy losses in its troubled Big W chain and discounting in its supermarket division.
Clancy Yeates Insurance Australia Group shares have dropped more than 7 per cent after the insurer said profit margins would narrow in the year ahead, amid high claim costs.
Elizabeth Knight The fallout from the Chinese arrests of Crown Resorts staff was felt by the Star, but a higher than expected 'win rate' has more than offset the losses.
Sarah Danckert Coca-Cola Amatil shares have dropped after its first-half earnings showed how Australians are taking a pass on sweet fizzy drinks and price pressure in its branded water business is crimping profit growth.
Darren Gray Corporate high-flyer Grant King will leave the board of mining giant BHP at the end of the month, deciding not to stand for election at its annual general meetings this year after his appointment six months ago sparked a backlash from some investors.
Darren Gray BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has pledged that the revitalised miner's plans would deliver "shareholder returns for decades to come", acknowledging that poor investment decisions had come at a cost.