The bull run that has sent stocks soaring will be tested amid predictions for this earnings season.
ELIZABETH KNIGHT CBA has produced a set of numbers that one analyst described as ''a perfect 10", but it still wasn't enough for traders.
ELIZABETH KNIGHT Being the first cab off the retail earnings rank JB Hi-Fi is a bellwether for how the sector is travelling. It seems that it's still pretty ugly out there.
ELIZABETH KNIGHT Rudd v Murdoch - entertaining as it is - is a sideshow. The media mogul's future is all about the performance of 21st Century Fox and it didn't disappoint.
Toll Holdings Limited (ASX:TOL) posts a full year net profit of $92 million and slightly increased its dividend.
How can the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) post a record $7.8 billion full year profit, when consumer borrowing remains low? Business reporter Clancy Yeates explains the reasons behind the biggest ever profit by an Australian bank.
CSL's Limited (ASX:CSL) first half net profit has shot up 19 per cent to $US1.2 billion, despite an unfavourable foreign exchange impact.
Newcrest fails to meet expectations, reporting an underlying profit today that missed analyst consensus.
The electronics retailer has warned investors and shareholders of a tough year ahead.
Downer EDI Limited (ASX:DOW) posts a solid full-year profit, but flags more uncertainty for the year ahead.
Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) has delivered a healthy full-year profit and says its confident its product pipeline will continue to drive growth.
Business columnist Malcolm Maiden takes a look at the news in this week's business market.