As pressure from climate change activists and investors grows, energy companies have to convince their critics they have a future in a decarbonising world.
Gold is headed for the biggest weekly loss in 15 months as the Federal Reserve’s hawkish tilt sent the US dollar surging.
Woolworths' Endeavour drinks business, which includes BWS and Dan Murphy's, will soon trade as a separate entity after shareholders voted for a demerger.
Shares are having their best run of weekly gains this year on the ASX as investors recovered from Thursday's US rate rise concerns.
Adelaide cosmetic beauty business SILK’s $52m purchase of a rival will nearly double its national market presence and secure entry into NZ.
Iron ore, one of the hottest commodities in the early days of the raw materials rally, has now become the most volatile as bulls and bears joust over the trajectory of prices.
The Chinese operator of the Karara magnetite operation in the State’s Mid West has dumped its mining contractor MACA in favour of NRW Holdings.
Australia’s sovereign wealth fund is keeping billions in cash in a bid to be able to move quickly when markets get jittery over how central banks react to signs of brewing inflation.
Matthew Burgess and David Scanlan
Air New Zealand says trans-Tasman traffic is back to 70 per cent of pre-COVID levels while domestic traffic is back to 90 per cent.
US stocks have closed mixed as investors digested an unexpectedly hawkish message from the country's central bank.
Shares in Seven West Media surged today after the multi-media giant reported a lofty earnings forecast, positive trading in the fourth quarter and continued strong demand for its digital content.
Investors sent the ASX to its biggest fall in more than four weeks after Federal Reserve officials brought forward estimates of when interest rates will rise.
Signals from the Federal Reserve that it might consider raising interest rates at a faster pace than anticipated has left world equities heading for a big fall.
The Shadow Resources Minister has hit out at ‘naive’ climate activists seeking to quickly close down the oil and gas industry.
Investors cheered a record high on the ASX early before China's latest attempt to curb soaring commodity prices caused many to dump mining shares.
Investors wait for Fed signals on tapering; UK inflation shoots above BoE target; Dollar holds near one-month high.
Shaver Shop shares have fallen heavily on the ASX after the stellar pandemic performer gave an earnings forecast which did not meet investors' expectations.
A snub by Portugal soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has cost European Championship sponsors Coca Cola in the vicinity of $5 billion.
WA internet company Pentanet is raising $20 million in fresh equity less than six months after listing on the ASX.
Australia’s stock market could post its best year in over a decade as a commodities boom and a rapid rebound in the domestic economy push shares higher.
Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai says Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma is "lying low".
Aakriti Bhalla and Chavi Mehta
Insurer Suncorp has received about 3,750 claims from people in flood-ravaged parts of Victoria and the number is expected to rise.
Market heavyweights helped the ASX to a record high but the Reserve Bank may soon choose to ease highly favourable trading conditions.
STOXX 600 rising 0.3 per cent; US stock futures up 0.1 per cent; Nikkei rises 1 per cent; Australian benchmark trades up 0.93 per cent.
Thyagaraju Adinarayan and Alun John
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