We've been working overtime this week producing unmissable commentary on a controversial approach to carbon tax, the acrimony behind Telstra's NextG network and the new 'Macquarie model'. Did anything get past you?
Support for carbon trading schemes is wavering even among politicians, with some now pushing for a straight carbon tax instead. However, a third, more attractive option has just been raised in the US.
More aggrieved contractors are emerging from the Ericsson-built Telstra NextG network. But while some seem happy to forgive and forget, others are taking the fight right back to them.
The new model
The investor backlash against the Macquarie model of highly geared infrastructure funds has begun, as the rising cost of debt sees distributions dwindle. But don't write off infrastructure funds just yet.
Standing up to APRA
There's a storm brewing between retail super funds and APRA. Against a backdrop of negative returns, the heavy hitters of the superannuation industry believe they are getting short shrift from the regulator.
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