Energy investors are spooked by political uncertainty

Investing in energy has always been a tricky business, but the added uncertainty created by political upheaval further damages investor confidence.

The ongoing shenanigans in politics are not just fodder for pub talk and showers of media speculation, they are exacting a price where it really matters for Australians: in the confidence of investors.

Robert Pritchard, who is executive director of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia, sums up what I have been observing myself in recent weeks.

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