Mitchell Neems

RBA monitoring Chinese property market

RBA governor warns against excessive risk-taking in local housing market while rates are low.

BHP coy on Glencore approach

Mining giant declines to comment on speculation Glencore has made a lowball bid for Nickel West business.

Bendigo Bank in $200m raising

Lender will look to raise around $200m through debt issue, eyeing September 8 bookbuild.

GPT, GWOF in $608m Melbourne buy

GPT Group teams with GPT Wholesale Office Fund to purchase CBW property for $608.1m.

Coles confirms 438 job cuts

Supermarket giant announces loss of 378 permanent, 60 contractor positions from Melbourne operations.

Aust dollar slips slightly on RBA decision

Local currency loses a little bit of ground as RBA holds rates as widely expected.

RBA holds cash rate at record low 2.5%

Reserve Bank says most prudent course of action remains a period of stability in interest rates.

Building approvals beat expectations in July

Official ABS data shows building approvals rose better-than-expected 2.5% in month.

Aristocrat to offload lotteries arm

Gaming group sharpens focus on premium game content, will incur $45m non-cash write-off.

Company profits slide in June qtr

ABS data shows company gross operating profits fall significantly more than expected.

Banks cool on super reforms

Second round submissions to Murray Inquiry show hesitation to scope, speed of super changes.

Kingsgate narrows FY loss

Gold miner expects similar gold output in FY15, eyes Thai IPO.

Woolworths posts $2.45bn FY profit

Supermarket giant flags profit growth of between 4 and 7 per cent in fiscal 2015 despite challenging conditions.

Financial system has strengthened since GFC: ANZ

Lender warns moves to strengthen the financial system further may come at material cost to the economy.

NAB to offload US subsidiary

Lender to sell minority stake in US subsidiary GWB through IPO, eyes full exit.

Regional Express FY profit slides

Regional airline says aviation sector in crisis, approaching FY15 with 'muted optimism'.

Aust stocks weaker at noon

Local market loses ground in early afternoon trade as weak US leads, falling iron ore price weigh.

iSelect full-year profit falls 53%

Writedown on expectations of future revenue weighs on comparison website, group still upbeat on market fundamentals.

'Too big to fail banks' should be levied: COBA

Customer Owned Banking Association warns Murray Inquiry of funding cost advantage.

Healthscope FY meets guidance

Biggest IPO of the last four years says it remains on track to meet prospectus guidance for FY15 earnings.