Nervousness about earnings growth across most demographics and regions.
Business lobby group wants uncertainty lifted over planned pay-setting change.
"What worries me is not only the flow on affect to all staff costs but how can this be provided when you are locked in to a govt. long term contract with no cost escalation clause."
Driverless electric vehicles will come faster than we think, visiting Stanford University lecturer says.
"Driverless cars may be developing rapidly and will probably be dominant before I retire, but if anyone seriously thinks that the number of cars on the roads will drop by 80% then they need to stop living in dream land."