Scandals, elections, budgets, 2016 had it all. Here's what made news in business and economics.
Publicly listed Australian companies are still falling short of proper corporate social responsibility, judging by most recent reports.
Australia's big four banks are managing risk well, this could be contributing to their strong performance.
The mining industry is more resilient because of the recent downturn and it will be global supply and demand that will affect these companies in the future.
Business Briefing: disrupted companies will need to think global to survive.
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Australian businesses need to focus more on the global market and less on giving generous dividends to shareholders.
Energy companies shouldn't rely on government regulation to protect them from the growing disruption from renewables and increased consumer control.
Media companies say their results are an indicator of a transformation taking place from traditional business to newer profitable digital platforms, but it seems the proof is still missing.
It's a tough time to be a retailer in Australia, but there are some retailers that have found the formula for success.