Mike Wilkins, CEO of Insurance Australia Group, outlines the factors that lifted its full-year net profit and discusses how the acquisition of Wesfarmers will bolster its performance going forward.
While BHP Billiton's decision to spin off a suite of assets is a "smart move", the value created for shareholders will be incremental, says Warren Gilman, Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings.
Andrew Penn, Chief Financial Officer of Telstra, describes the sources of growth in the year ahead. He also discusses the telco's decision to buy back $930 million in shares.
Steve Johnston, CFO at Suncorp Group, discusses the firm's target to achieve up to 6 percent growth next year and plans to deliver a 10 percent return on its stock.
Nathan Bell, Research Director at Intelligent Investor, says a weaker performance in the second half and expensive valuations weigh on the shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Don Meij, CEO of Domino's Pizza, describes how initiatives like the "Pizza Mogul" boosted its profits and outlines the firm's plans to be the market leader in Japan by 2015.
Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, explains why the Australian dollar remains the "best carry currency in the world" despite attempts by the central bank to talk it down.
Malcolm Wood, Head of Investment Strategy at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, explains why the Aussie dollar could fall to $0.80 against the greenback.
A man boarding a train at a station in Western Australia loses his footing and slips between the platform and the train. Dozens of passengers rush to help tilt the train carriage to free the man's leg.
Nev Power, CEO at Fortescue Metals, says cost-savings are a key focus going forward. He also discusses how the sector is now better adapted to volatility in iron ore prices.
Morgan Ball, MD at BC Iron, describes how the miner manages its operating costs amid declining iron ore prices.
Ken Brinsden, CEO of Atlas Iron, says the new mine in Western Australia is an exciting development as it will be the firm's largest asset thus far.
Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO of Independence Group, says the firm's diversified portfolio in various metals helps it to cope with the volatility in commodity prices.
Ross Smyth-Kirk, Chairman of Kingsgate Consolidated, discusses the importance of having cost-cutting measures in the Australian mining industry.
Ever wonder what Western Australia was like during the 1890s gold rush? CNBC's Matthew Taylor travels back in time to Kalgoorlie.
Mervyn King, Former Governor of Bank of England, says fears of a hard landing in China are overblown. He later explains why the upcoming asset quality review is the last chance for European banks.
Mark Bennett, Managing Director & CEO of Sirius Resources, discusses the firm's Nova nickel-copper discovery in Western Australia's Fraser Range and outlines its development plans.
Bill Beament, Managing Director, Northern Star Resources, discusses its decision to purchase two mines from Barrick Gold early this year.
David Hand, Managing Director at Newport Consulting, discusses the findings of its survey which reveal that the outlook from senior executives in Australia's mining sector is at a five-year low.
Four groups are fighting for Russia in Ukraine, experts say, while the downing of a Malaysian plane has complicated Putin's plans in the country.