US stocks mark second day of solid gains on back of strong housing data.
Gladys Berejiklian and Mike Baird lead shortlist of candidates to be next NSW Premier.
Unemployment rate in Britain sinks below 7% for first time since 2009.
Strong earnings releases and solid China data drive market optimism.
Tensions continue to mount ahead of high-level diplomatic talks in Geneva.
Plans to revive business fall flat, liquidators called in at Tokyo base.
Official data shows China's GDP grows in March quarter, retail sales rise in month.
Local market higher at the close on improved Asian markets and mining performance.
The local unit was lower this afternoon after an initial rise on Chinese GDP data.
Research shows only 26% of listed companies are in satisfactory financial health.
Shares lift on strong Q3 results, miner on track for revised FY production guidance.
Miner posts strong lift in Q3 production, flags measured approach to Jansen.
Survey finds demand for new, established houses rises strongly in quarter.
DataRoom: Dual-listed Genesis Energy will begin trading on Thursday and its IPO has raised $NZ733m for the Future Investment Fund.
NBN management reinforces need to get network to end users efficiently.
Shares fall as mineral sands production, revenue decline in March quarter.
Shares slip as Cootes Transport parent says March earnings below forecasts.
Telco found to have barred emergency calls from account holders with unpaid bills.
Leading index edges up, hints economic growth may not strengthen this year.
BHP has decided to trim its spending on the Jansen potash project in Canada as it reins in boom-time capital investment plans, but argues that will not affect the longer term development of the project.
NBN Co has signalled its intention to do whatever it takes to keep the likes of TPG at bay, but the tough talk needs to be backed up by resolute action.
The money pouring into the RMBS market is good news for lending competition, but a limited supply of land means it will just add more fuel to the real estate boom.
Behind the expected red numbers NBN Co revealed some encouraging trends, albeit off a low base. And Bill Morrow is moving decisively to clear obstacles in the network’s path.
As debate grows in the US about jobs, wages and distribution of capital, Australian politicians have yet to fully articulate their response to a time of major technological and economic change.
The Coalition has a range of options to fix the budget with pension-related reforms that also reduce inequality. Instead, it seems Tony Abbott is kicking the can down the road.
Beijing's stance against reckless stimulus is its clearest signal of departure from GDPism. If this extends to successful structural reform, the country could add up to $1.9 trillion to GDP.
The Minerals Council took to Twitter to give the 'silent majority' a voice. Instead it turned itself into the target of a very vocal majority.