The famed Loro Piana wool bale will produce just 40 of the world's most sought-after suits.
Chris Zappone and Gareth Hutchens Pressure is again building on the Reserve Bank to rein in the surging dollar.
Phillip Coorey, Clancy Yeates, Gareth Hutchens THE federal government has expressed full confidence in the Reserve Bank governor, Glenn Stevens, as calls grow for a judicial inquiry into allegations that subsidiary companies of the bank bribed...
Gareth Hutchens The sharemarket rose strongly, buoyed by hopes for more economic stimulus in China and the US.
Gareth Hutchens Australian shares rose strongly today, buoyed by hopes for more economic stimulus in China and the United States.
Gareth Hutchens Investors wait for German court to rule on legality of European Stability Mechanism.
Gareth Hutchens Australian shares are tipped to open higher this morning, despite disappointing US jobs data.
Gareth Hutchens Westpac joins Telstra and AMP as partners in the Australia Post Digital MailBox initiative.
Gareth Hutchens Australian sharemarket fails to respond to the European Central Bank's 'big bazooka' plan.
Gareth Hutchens By the end of a period of panic, the market managed to close higher but not by much.
Gareth Hutchens The sharemarket lost more than half of 1 per cent yesterday, as mining stocks fell heavily.
Gareth Hutchens The sharemarket fell after Fortescue Metals told the ASX it was planning to cut jobs.
Gareth Hutchens The Australian dollar recovered from a six-week low after the central bank suggested interest rates could remain unchanged for the remainder of the year.
Gareth Hutchens and Michael Evans Stimulus-addicted markets have reacted positively to US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's latest comments about his willingness to kickstart the struggling economy despite the central bank boss...
Gareth Hutchens Economists turn their attention to a tranche of important data to be published this week.
Gareth Hutchens Mining stocks hit as reality of massive Chinese steel oversupply becomes apparent.
Philip Wen, Gareth Hutchens Largest miners may suffer a collapse in earnings and come under severe funding pressure.
Philip Wen and Gareth Hutchens Australia’s largest miners will suffer a collapse in earnings and come under severe funding pressure if the current weakness in commodity prices persist, according to analysts.
Gareth Hutchens A surfeit of steel products in China's factories is set to crimp demand for Australia's iron ore.
Gareth Hutchens In the era of online banking, Australia's banks have undergone the biggest expansion in three years.
Gareth Hutchens The market had a sluggish day as investors wait for a meeting of central bankers in the US.