Goldman nears $1USbn FHFA settlement

Bank accused of failing to disclose risk of mortgage bonds before financial crisis.

Sinopec profits rise, revenue falls

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Chinese oil giant expects prices to fluctuate for the remainder of 2014.

Gold pulls back after Yellen speech

Gold traders concerned earlier hike in rates could weaken precious metal.

BC Iron posts spike in unaudited FY profit

Junior miner's unaudited revenue soars 44 per cent after record production levels.

Senate inquiry says no to GP co-payment

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Labor-Greens dominated committee says federal govt should not proceed with scheme.

Bega's FY profit soars on WCB sale

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Dairy group eyes expanded Asian sales, says demand strong.

AGL’s rights offer set at $13.85 each

AGL launched the $1.23bn rights offer to fund its acquisition of Macquarie Generation.

Kathmandu to rebuild in Christchurch

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Recreation retailer plans $18.6 million new head office in Christchurch CBD.

The real reason so many small businesses fail

Starting your own small business can be an exhilarating and rewarding adventure, but many entrepreneurs find the road to success is a rocky one.

Picks of the week

In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler assesses the impact of the digital revolution, Bartholomeusz delves into the details of BHP's demerger, and Gottliebsen talks to the one minister who has a vision for Australia.

Metcash CFO flags exit

Adrian Gratwicke to resign in January 2015, hunt for replacement underway.

Biotech star guilty of theft

Esra Ogru, the high-profile ex-CEO of biotech Phosphagenics, has pleaded guilty to misappropriating $6.1m of company money.

Atlas Iron flags one-off $25m hit

Junior iron ore miner expects to take impairment on restructuring, divestments.

Federation Centres doubles FY profit

Shopping centre operator seeks to pay 90-95% of earnings to shareholders in FY15.

Crown confirms Vic licence extension

Gaming company inks extensive deal with Vic govt that will see it make upfront $250 payment.

Iluka Resources H1 profit slides

Mineral sands producer reports lower prices for key products, will still pay dividend.

Santos shares jump despite Indonesia CSG exit

Oil and gas explorer and producer's underlying profit lifts, H1 net profit hit by one-off charge.

Nine Entertainment, Fairfax mull streaming JV: report

The local video on demand space is gearing up for competition with Nine reportedly lining up some heavyweight help to get its Stream Co service up and running.

Beach Energy flags $162m writedown

Oil and gas group writes down share of Egyptian exploration assets.

KGB Interview: BHP Billiton's Andrew Mackenzie

BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie discusses the next stage of evolution for the miner, and says diversification will ensure the group's resilience against market shocks.