The federal government doesn't believe placing limits on sales of gas overseas is the best way to head off potential shortages of gas in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, according to its long-awaited Energy "green paper" released Tuesday.
One of Australia's biggest egg producers has misled consumers, trying to pass off product as free range, the Federal Court has found.
Telstra has made an undisclosed investment in DocuSign, a US technology startup that lets people use digital signatures in documents and financial transactions, as part of its push into Silicon Valley.
Lindsay David's new book on Australia deserves a medical disclaimer: reading this will greatly raise your blood pressure.
Iron ore has slumped below $US80 per tonne for the first time in more than five years, as the Chinese government dampens hopes of aggressively policy stimulus to fuel growth.
Outdoor clothing and apparel group Kathmandu has posted a net profit at the upper end of guidance after a cold snap towards the end of June helped it reclaim lost sales from a warmer start to the season, with the retailer now primed to pump $NZ5 million into its British stores and a launch into Europe to take the well-known adventure brand to the world.
TPG Telecom has exceeded analyst earnings expectations and reported a financial year 2014 net profit of $171 million.
US stocks have finished decisively lower, retreating from last week's records in a decline attributed to profit taking and anxiety about Chinese economic growth.
The Australian dollar has cracked through to US88c to its lowest level in nearly eight months, as investors continued to snap up US dollars after China all but ruled out further stimulus, leading to a fall in iron ore, and US economic data on existing homes sales disappointed.
Concern about a potential economic slowdown in China has pressured world stock indexes, giving local shares a soft lead. Miners will also be in focus after the price of iron ore tumbled below the $US80 per tonne mark. The Australian dollar also continued its slide, falling below 89 US cents overnight.