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Elysse Morgan


Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Elysse:

AMP fees-for-no-service money repaid in accounts opened without former customers' consent

Former customers and consumer rights groups slam AMP for repaying fees it charged for no service into new accounts people did not consent to being opened in their name. → Read More

Financial planners turn on 'reprehensible' AMP as it puts them out of business

Embattled wealth manager AMP is forcing hundreds of its own financial planners out of business, with many at risk of losing their homes as it slashes the amount it will pay them for buying out their businesses. → Read More

Accountants given homework extension for parliamentary probe into quality of their work

Major accounting firms in the line of fire of a parliamentary probe into the quality of their work have had an early win, with an extra month to make submissions as the clock ticks on the inquiry's deadline. → Read More

Donald Trump's war of words with China sparks retaliation, sending Australian stocks south

Australian stocks are set to lose more ground on Tuesday, after $36 billion worth of value was wiped out in Monday's trade amid significant falls on global markets and a rapidly escalating trade war between the US and China. → Read More

When transparency is your problem, a closed door teleconference is probably not the solution

It could have been an opportunity to turn over a new leaf. Instead APRA dropped a review criticising its lack of transparency late at night to a handpicked group of interested reporters and declined all interviews before holding a teleconference behind closed doors, writes Elysse Morgan. → Read More

Tax cuts won't deliver much economic boost, warns NAB

National Australia Bank says the economic boost from the Government's tax cuts is likely to be very small, and more infrastructure spending is urgently required. → Read More

Strike for climate movement encouraging workers to down tools and demand emergency action

Hundreds of thousands of students have walked out of school to protest for action on climate change, now workers are being urged to do the same. → Read More

'I won't have to discount': Apartment king Triguboff welcomes Morrison's re-election

The billionaire Meriton apartment developer says Scott Morrison's re-election, first home buyer deposit assistance and interest rate cuts will put a floor under the housing market. → Read More

Federal Government warned to promote childcare, not tax cuts in Federal Budget

Prominent Liberal Party supporter Tony Shepherd urges the Federal Government to focus on spending that will help productivity in the economy, saying he is nervous about relying on tax cuts in the federal budget. → Read More

Senate report slams exploitation as franchisees struggle to recover losses

Franchising regulation needs a dramatic overhaul, according to a senate inquiry, but any changes will come too late to save people like Brent Harrison, who has already lost his life savings. → Read More

US and China locked in Cold War 2.0, historian Niall Ferguson warns

The world is entering a new Cold War as China and the US go head-to-head for the title of dominant economic and technological superpower, high-profile historian Niall Ferguson warns. → Read More

NAB interim CEO Phil Chronican the right man for the job, investors say

Having twice missed out on the top job at a major Australian bank, Phil Chronican gets the nod at the crisis-ridden NAB, at least temporarily. → Read More

NAB still pursuing high pressure sales culture offering staff rewards in a pre-Christmas drive

NAB has told staff to 'fill our funnel' with new loan sales before Christmas, despite telling the banking royal commission high-pressure marketing corrupted customer outcomes. → Read More

Woodside boss Peter Coleman calls for Australia to introduce a carbon price

Woodside joins the two other giants of the Australian resources sector, BHP and Rio Tinto, in calling for a domestic carbon price to combat climate change. → Read More

No ministers named for financial services or superannuation

No-one in the Morrison Government can say who will be taking the reins of the financial services portfolio, despite the scandal-plagued sector hurtling towards upheaval thanks to the banking royal commission. → Read More

Rio Tinto boss JS Jacques not worried about trade war; not with pink diamonds on his mind

If the escalating trade war between the US and China is playing on the mind of Rio Tinto's boss, then he wasn't showing it as he picked his favourite stone from a dazzling display of the company's latest offering of million-dollar pink diamonds. → Read More

National Energy Guarantee not a free kick for coal-fired electricity, Energy Australia says

The National Energy Guarantee does not inherently favour coal, says Energy Australia, but it warns amendments to subsidise coal-fired power stations could kill off gas plants. → Read More

Prospa's 'biggest float of the year' gets shelved with 15 minutes to spare

After much hype, online small business lender Prospa scuttles its plans to list on the Australian share market today — with just 15 minutes to spare. → Read More

ASIC does not use the sticks it has against the banks

ASIC says it lacks effective penalties for many financial services breaches of the law, but it doesn't even threaten to use some of the hefty penalties it has available, writes Elysse Morgan. → Read More

Domino's billionaire wants investigation into contract delivery services like Uber Eats

The wealthy owner of Hungry Jacks and chairman of Domino's Pizza has railed against contract food delivery companies and wants the government to launch an investigation into their practices. → Read More