Australia Needs to Pull Its Socks Up on Investing in R&D

Entrepreneur | Nov 8, 2019 at 11:25 AM

When we compare the research and development funding of Australia’s top three companies – the Commonwealth Bank, BHP, and Westpac – with the three equivalent US companies – Microsoft, Amazon and Apple –  we see the US giants spent 11 per cent of sales on R&D in 2018, while the expenditure of the Australian leaders could not be found in their earnings statements.

Guangdong carbon market closes higher

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 9:45 AM

Carbon emissions allowances closed at 26.87 yuan (3.85 U.S. dollars) per tonne on Friday, 0.64 percent up from Thursday, at the China Emissions Exchange (Guangzhou), the largest local carbon market in China.