Oil prices climb on China, OPEC

by AFP
Global prices rise as China cuts interest rates, OPEC considers reducing output.

ACCC, ASIC target rate-rigging

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Groups team up to investigate possible rate-trading cartels at Australian banks: report.

Medibank women to make history

Health provider will be only top 100 company with a majority of women on its board.

JBS still hungry for acquisitions

After buying Primo, meat giant gobbles Brazilian poultry group Big Frango.

RBS admits error in stress test data

Bank overstated its top-quality equity in figures submitted to European regulators.

Cbus pulls out of Barangaroo

Lend Lease, Mirvac Group and Grocon the final parties left bidding for development rights.

GOP sues over Obama's health law

Lawsuit focuses on policy changes made after Affordable Care Act was signed into law.

Scott targets cuts to ABC digital

ABC plans to shut about 100 websites as it searches for savings: report.

Palmer wants all to agree on FoFA

by AAP
Clive Palmer says Coalition, Labor need to find middle ground on financial advice laws.

Baird seeks to quell mine protests

by AAP
NSW Premier to crack down on protesters, halve time to process infrastructure proposals.

Iron ore miner faces a perfect storm

by AAP
Whilst falling iron ore prices pressure junior miner Gindalbie, it still plans to boost production.

Estia locks in $625m ahead of IPO

Estia Health has secured $625m from cornerstone investors for its planned IPO, which values the aged care provider at over $1bn.

The best of this week's The Ticker

The background to the ABC’s budget cuts and analysis of Netflix’s announcement that it’s coming to Australia.

The long march to the China FTA

Andrew Robb reveals how the deal was sealed after a gruelling 14-month long trade poker game.

Medibank set for strong first day

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Hundreds of thousands of investors are all but guaranteed to make a tidy first-day gain when Medibank floats on Tuesday.

SkyFii makes solid ASX debut

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Wireless provider SkyFii trades above share offer price as it announces JV deal in Indonesia.

HSBC denies China bank portal block

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Bank says its service only briefly disrupted by a “technical issue” in late September.

Vacuum seller Godfreys lowers float price

Vacuum retailer IPO priced 9.6 times forecast profit after institutional bookbuild yesterday.

Medibank allocation to be revealed Sunday

The government will announce the final price and share allocations for the Medibank float on Sunday, just ahead of the health insurer’s listing on Tuesday.

Kathmandu warns on H1 earnings

Retailer delivers strong lift in YTD sales, says first-half profit highly dependent on Christmas period.