Chris Kohler

The business of royalty: The five richest monarchs in the world

The majority of modern royal families can be compared to a family business specialising in the theatrical. But there are a few who've managed to cling on to genuine power... and their vast riches.

Aust dollar weaker in late trade

Local unit falls after inflation figures came in below expectations.

Aust stocks close stronger

Local market continues to trade at its highest level since mid-2008.

Aust dollar stronger in late trade

Local unit gains as traders await tomorrow's CPI data.

Aust stocks close higher

Local market performs well as investors anticipate key releases this week.

Aust stocks stronger at the close

Local market closes higher after positive news on business conditions.

New car sales fall in March

Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows a fall in new car sales for the month.

Aust stocks open stronger

Local market pushed higher after Wall Street continues its upward march.

Padbury extends suspension

Miner's shares to remain suspended as it prepares to unveil details of $6bn Oakajee funds.

NAB's BNZ appoints Anthony Healy as CEO

Anthony Healy to replace Andrew Thorburn as head of Bank of New Zealand.

Aust dollar lower in late trade

The local unit was lower this afternoon after an initial rise on Chinese GDP data.

Aust stocks close higher

Local market higher at the close on improved Asian markets and mining performance.

TIAA-CREF buys stake in Mirvac property

TIAA-CREF acquires 50% stake in Melbourne office development for $73m.

Aust stocks close stronger

Local market lifts as positive US retail data outweighs concerns on the Ukraine conflict.

DJs appoints Grant Samuel

Independent expert appointed to assess whether Woolworths' takeover offer is in shareholders' best interest.

Aust stocks close 1.3% lower

Local market falls sharply as investors eye fresh Ukraine tensions, Wall St falls.

Coca-Cola Amatil flags profit hit

Shares drop on expected 15 per cent drop in H1 earnings, SPC revenue rebounds.

Aust stocks open lower

Local market continues weaker run as Wall Street remains cautious.

Franklin Templeton boosts QAN stake

Biggest shareholder in embattled national carrier lists stake again.

CSR, Boral eye joint brick venture

CSR and Boral look to combine east coast brick operations in 60/40 joint venture.