Cyclone Veronia cost Rio Tinto and BHP to lose more than 20 million tonnes of iron ore production but could add billions to their - and the federal government's - bottom lines.
A decade's worth of investment and patience from billionaire property developer Lang Walker paid off spectacularly on Thursday when chronic infection specialist Next Science rose 48 per cent on its ASX debut.
Australian shares closed slightly higher on Thursday as broad market optimism outweighed heavy losses in the healthcare sector.
A former National Australia Bank financial adviser, Max Kiattisak Eung, has been charged with obtaining financial advantage by deception, following an investigation by the corporate watchdog.
A new subscription service says there's still room to offer Australian women period supplies to their doors.
ACCC chairman Rod Sims says Viagogo was charging "extraordinarily high" booking fees and many consumers were caught out.
A bumper run in jobs extended to March and more people went looking for work.
Maurice Blackburn on Thursday filed an open class action in the New South Wales Supreme Court against Lendlease.
Woodside Petroleum on Thursday posted a 4 per cent rise in first-quarter revenue on higher realised prices for its oil and gas.
Takeover target GrainCorp said international trade tensions and a severe drought that wilted summer crops would hit earnings.
Embattled Jet Airways halted all flight operations indefinitely on Wednesday after its lenders rejected its plea for emergency funds.
Pilbara miner Fortescue Metals Group is the third major miner to downgrade its export forecast as a result of wild weather brought to the region by Cyclone Veronica in late March.
Shares in the Australian workplace software company tumbled nearly 10 per cent after it underwhelmed investors with its outlook for the rest of the fiscal year.
The costs come as NAB compensates customers who were overcharged, sold dud insurance or given poor financial advice.
A noticeable shift has taken place on Wall Street and among many economists and business leaders in recent weeks, and it's good news for President Trump.
Australian shares are poised to rise slightly at the open, as investors await the March labour force data after the RBA said it could cut rates if the jobless rate rose.
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The resolution of a long-running legal battle with Apple has seen Qualcomm shares rocket.
US stocks have ended slightly lower as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and China.
The world of cryptocurrencies is in a tizzy, and Craig Wright is at the centre of it again.
Malaysia's Environment Minister accused Lynas of putting its bottom line before the environmental concerns of local Malays in a letter to Lynas employees.
Banks will be pushed to compete more fiercely for home loan customers from early next year due to a new data-sharing regime that will come into force, Moody's predicts.
The bustling Macquarie Park district is set to get a $750 million community business precinct
A lawyer described by a tribunal as "arrogant, supercilious and obtuse" has had his credit industry disqualification extended for creating a “sham” diamonds trade.
The AICD report also showed directors are the least confident about the outlook for business they have been since the first half of 2015.
Nippon Paint is 39 per cent-owned by Singaporean billionaire Goh Cheng Liang, who started in the paint business in 1949 when he bought British war surplus stock.
More than 80 per cent of voters agreed to pass the company into private equity.
Healthscope’s largest investor, AustralianSuper has declined to say whether it would support the Brookfield takeover offer for the private hospital operator.
A surge in paint maker Dulux and positive data out of China were unable to lift the Australian sharemarket, which closed 0.3 per cent weaker on Wednesday.
When administrators were called in Carnegie had just $3200 in the bank.
The court stoush is another blow for the group that is currently developing a $2 billion development at Barangaroo Central on Sydney Harbour.
Santos has set new records as production jumped by a third and it announced new major gas discoveries but is readying itself for new oil taxes ahead.
A senior Huawei executive has lashed out at the Australian government's ban on the telco giant, saying it is pushing its citizens into "mediocrity".
Global miner BHP wants to pump up the petroleum as it recovers from iron ore setbacks caused by adverse weather around the world.
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The board of the Australian paint and homeware company is unanimously backing a $3.8 billion acquisition proposal by Japanese paint giant Nippon.
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Australian shares are poised to fall at the open following a mixed session on Wall Street as the local market awaits quarterly results and Chinese data.
Hopes of luring back global investors to a battered stock market are dimming by the day for Malaysia's government.
If the future is female, as the slogan says, then the future has arrived at General Motors.
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.
US stocks have ended slightly higher, with the S&P 500 inching closer to its all-time high following a string of mostly positive earnings, while a drop in healthcare shares limited the advance.
Apple has settled a lawsuit with Qualcomm, allowing the company to scramble to catch up with its competitors in the race to release 5G phones.
The Commonwealth Bank will reimburse millions of dollars to about 8000 staff after underpaying wages and other entitlements due to errors in its systems.
Marcus Blackmore is disarmingly frank when it comes to admitting the mistakes vitamin maker Blackmores has made.
Investors have pumped more than $6 billion into national office markets in the first three months of this year
Charter Hall investors have voted to extend the life of its direct trust.
Tenants at 101 Collins St will soon have heated studios with sprung floors where they can enjoy yoga, pilates and meditation, as well as a range of cardio-workout classes.
Boutique developer doubles down on the growing reputation of Melbourne’s hippest office market, with a new site opposite its planned office development in Gordon Street.
An amalgamated site in Kensington with approval for a mixed-use project is expected to draw interest from student accommodation
The Fair Work Commission approved a reduction in penalty rates implemented in July 2017 with further reductions to be phased in from July.
Huawei's deputy chairman and rotating chairman, Ken Hu, called on global governments to create independent standards to determine which companies should be trusted.
No one's more interested in taxation than me, but there's got to be more to this election campaign than claims about which side is high taxing and which low taxing.
The policy is targeted at the big end of town but accounting businesses say many clients may be affected.
The Uniting Church in Melbourne will offload its block in Little Collins Street after finally being granted a planning permit by council.
Consumers are eating less chocolate but spending more on premium brands in the lead up to Easter.
A new Ballarat childcare centre, leased to Beginnings Early Learners, has sold for $4.7 million, seven days after being listed.
Gender bias still persists in the automotive trades industry despite a protracted skills shortage.
News Corp's global chief executive, Robert Thomson, has used a speech to intensify his criticism of digital giants while taking aim at the "muck-spreading" media rivals of the Murdoch family.
Private hospital operator Healthscope has downgraded its earnings guidance for fiscal 2019 as an independent expert found Canadian investment group Brookfield's $4.4 billion takeover offer for the group was "fair and reasonable".
Central banks are bound within a straitjacket they designed, with no signs of escaping low growth and low rates.
Australian shares closed higher on Tuesday as a slew of positive quarterly earnings offset losses from the energy sector.
Oil Search says its first-quarter revenue fell 21 per cent from the preceding quarter, due mainly to the timing of liquefied natural gas shipments and weaker oil and gas prices.
One of the greatest benefits of running an e-commerce business is its potential to support a flexible lifestyle.
APRA's pledge to take a harder line came after an internal review found the regulator's appetite for enforcement had been too low and was lagging its global peers.
The ACCC has started federal court proceedings against Bupa after it charged thousands of aged care residents up to $100 a day for services it did not fully provide.
The RBA discussed interest-rate cuts in a review of policy scenarios at its April board meeting and concluded there was "not a strong case" for an adjustment in the near term.
China's insatiable demand for spicy hotpot is placing the founders of a restaurant chain atop one of the world's fastest-growing fortunes.
Mining giant Rio Tinto has reported a 14 per cent drop in quarterly iron ore shipments and cut its 2019 shipments estimate on disruption caused by a tropical cyclone that hit its export terminal in Western Australia last month.