Almost half the Australian businesses who rate themselves as innovative actually aren't, according to research from Commonwealth Bank.
A cross between Coca-Cola and ginger beer is the latest effort from Coca-Cola Amatil as it aims to boost sales of carbonated soft drinks.
Former Commonwealth auditor-general Ian McPhee has praised banks' efforts on reform but says progress on so-called "user-pays" funding for ASIC has been slow.

Qantas warns of industry headwinds

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has told shareholders the airline is not immune from the aviation industry's challenges despite its improved financial performance.
Santos is forecasting total sales of between 81-83 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) this year, compared to its earlier estimate of 76-83 mmboe.

BHP Billiton chairman to step down

BHP Billiton chairman Jac Nasser will step down after more than 10 years on the company's board, and a global search will be launched to find his successor.
Healthscope says revenue growth in its hospitals division could feel the impact if a slowing in patient volume growth continues in the second quarter.
Pioneer Resources has struck a deal to enter a West Australian gold joint venture with Northern Star, pending state government approval.
BHP Billiton has rejected criminal charges including qualified homicide filed by Brazilian prosecutors in relation to the deadly Samarco dam collapse.
China just became Australia's biggest wine market by value and there's no sign that growth will slow down.
Southern Cross Media, the owner of radio stations and regional television assets, says it is on track to meet its first-half earnings guidance.
Creso Pharma, a developer of medicinal cannabis therapies for both humans and animals, has enjoyed a strong debut on the share market.
The man that used to lead Telstra's digital operations has been appointed the CEO of a payments processor.
Australia lost 53,000 full time jobs last month, pushing job creation closer to the "deterioration" the Reserve Bank warned about earlier this week.
Weakness in retailing stands out in the NAB quarterly business survey, although the non-mining sector is still set for increased capital spending and growth.

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