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Trevor Chappell 4:29pm NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski says the rollout of the national broadband network is still not moving fast enough.
Belinda Merhab 5:25pm An RBA official says it's hard to know where the Australian dollar should be, and when it will start helping business to invest.
4:35pm Fortescue Metals CEO Nev Power's annual pay has grown by 31 per cent in the same year the company's profit hit a record $US2.7 billion.
2:33pm A majority of small companies aren't expecting any growth in their business in the next year.
Belinda Merhab 1:48pm Australia isn't experiencing a housing bubble but restrictive planning laws are creating concerning affordability issues, experts say.
Jason Cadden 4:03pm The RBA is still reluctant to raise the cash rate despite an improving economy and a surge in house prices.
10:42am Consumer confidence has slipped to its lowest level since early August despite better employment figures and rising house prices.
4:47pm Bond futures prices are slightly higher ahead of a US Federal Reserve announcement that might flag sooner than expected rate hikes.
12:05pm The OECD has cut its growth forecasts for the US and several other economies but says the global economy overall is continuing a moderate recovery.
5:14pm Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange at the close on Tuesday
7:21am Commodities news from around the world.
7:12am News from the world’s major stock markets
Jason Cadden 5:35pm The Australian dollar is lower after an earthquake in Japan encouraged traders to move out of riskier currencies like the Aussie dollar.
Trevor Chappell 5:15pm The share market has fallen for a fifth straight session, weighed down by the banks as investors anticipate rising interest rates in the US.
A small part of Paul Ramsay's massive stake in his company, Ramsay Health Care, are to be sold to satisfy cash bequests of his estate.
Garry Shilson-Josling, AAP Economist The Aussie dollar has dipped under 90 US cents, and further falls would be positive for the economy and welcomed by the RBA.
Rare earths miner Lynas has ended talks about an overhaul of a major loan agreement, leaving it with an impending repayment of $US40m.
Former Leighton CEO Wal King has been chose to replace the outgoing chairman of iron ore company Sundance Resources.
Samsung has accused rival LG executives of damaging its washing machines displayed at shopping malls in Berlin ahead of a big trade show.
Petrina Berry Macquarie Group has lifted its forecasts for the current year, with profit expected to exceed the previous year's $1.27 billion.
Trevor Chappell Elders shares have jumped after the agribusiness said it was set to raise $57 million through the issue of new shares, to help cut debt.
Evan Schwarten Arrium is attempting to raise more than $750 million from shareholders to help reduce the miner's $1.7 billion debt pile.
Evan Schwarten Calls for an overall of the way compensation is paid to victims of James Hardie asbestos products have been branded "morally bankrupt".
The Australian bond market is weaker despite the release of very disappointing Chinese economic data over the weekend.
Leaked emails have allegedly revealed that senior Leighton executives lamented the company's history of "misbehaviour" in its overseas operations.
Almost one in five Australians never have any money left over from their regular pay packets, according to a NAB survey.
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange at close on Monday.
Commodities news from around the world.
Trevor Chappell Weakness among the big banks and miners has led the Australian share market to its biggest one day fall in five weeks.
Jason Cadden The Australan dollar has fallen below 90 US cent on expectations of a US interest rate hike and weak Chinese industrial production data.