Oil under pressure after Japan

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Global oil prices dragged down as Bank of Japan stimulus boosts US dollar.

Gold plunges to four-year low

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Shiny metal slides after Japan announces plan to expand stimulus efforts.

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes

One pilot killed, another seriously injured as spaceship crashes in California.

Heavyweights join Nexus battle

High profile investors fight Seven Group's takeover of failed miner Nexus Energy.

B20 backs Abbott on China bank

Business group rejects concerns about Australia’s decision not to join regional bank.

Palmer admits falsified documents

Palmer used falsely back-dated documents to explain siphoning of Chinese funds.

Chevron post lift in Q3 profit

Result boosted by refining, marketing and chemical segment strength.

Gold price slumps on QE hangover

Spot gold loses over 2 per cent as US dollar lifts.

The best of this week's The Ticker

Windowless planes, high speed trains and -- sadly -- nothing about automobiles.

Apple warns shareholders on Irish tax structure changes

Group flags likelihood of 'significant change' in tax rates.

Rio Tinto poised for Oyu Tolgoi writedown

Mining giant set to take $US2.5 billion hit amid local tax dispute, slower production ramp-up: report.

Austal plans to deliver dividend in 2015

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Ship builder sees strong expansion potential in US.

BHP looking at options to expand Olympic Dam

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Cuzzubbo says mining giant doing the numbers on expansion alternatives.

Sony's H1 loss balloons six-fold

by AFP
Embattled firm continues to struggle in smartphone market.

Boral chair won't stand for re-election

Bob Every, chairman since 2010, will not seek to be reinstalled in 2016.

Harvey Norman Q1 profit lifts 24%

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Retailer's sales total $1.4bn in first quarter of fiscal 2015, driving 24% increase in pre-tax profit.

ANZ reaches its tipping point

It was ANZ’s Australian retail business that shone in the latest results, but its Asian diversification model is increasingly persuasive and is catching on with its three main rivals.

The Ticker: Modern business life

Trust me, I’m using graphs, the World Bank just quietly slammed Australia’s investor protection laws and keeping Australia’s young rich list in perspective.

Spotless buys ACG security business

Spotless acquisition will be immediately EPS accretive, funded via cash resources.

Newcrest hit by executive pay protest

Shareholders deliver strong rebuke to gold miner over executive pay and terms of new CEO.