The latest earnings included a $1.2 million boost following a revaluation of its investment properties, lower than the $2.6 million gain booked a year earlier. Photo / Thinkstock

NPT's profit drops 16%

NPT has posted a 16 per cent drop in annual profit, reflecting a bigger uplift in the year-earlier period from a revaluation…

No fault with border levy

Biosecurity response members check properties around Grey Lynn looking for more possible outbreaks of the Queensland fruit fly. Photo / Dean Purcell

In some respects, the Budget's introduction of a border clearance levy seemed like a step back in time.

Tax at odds with travel message

The announcement of plans to impose an "Anti-Travel Tax" came at an unfortunate time for Transport Minister Simon Bridges…

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Economic warning for Aussies

Future economic shocks may hit households harder than in past financial tremors, according to a paper by the Reserve Bank…