The ASX slides below 5400 points, led down by the big banks, ahead of the mother of all TV debates.
Rio Tinto has announced a bond buyback plan for up to $US3 billion ($3.9 billion), saying it was using spare cash to further cut its debt.
The global iron ore market is awash with supply and prices remain volatile, but a former Chinese limousine rental service and a billionaire Kiwi family are among those wagering that new mines will be needed.
Wagers against the Mexican peso have surged to a record ahead of the first US presidential debate.
China's economy is showing fresh signs of strength, according to September's earliest private data.
New research by the Reserve Bank has revealed the essential skill we all must learn to survive in the workplace of the future.
The local sharemarket is set to open lower this morning on the back of a global selloff of bank stocks and ahead of the first televised debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
HSBC says the "bottom line is that the weight of evidence suggests that there has been some cooling in the housing market".
Time was, investors couldn't get enough of Australian government bonds. Not any more.
The more women you have in senior management roles, the better your company will perform, a study shows.
The Walt Disney Co is working with a financial adviser on a potential bid for Twitter.
Investors were braced for the worst ahead of Deutsche Bank's swoon.
Oil investors turned bearish at the fastest pace in more than a year as they lost confidence that OPEC will reach a deal with other producers to limit supply at a gathering this week in Algiers.
Brazil and Australia are set to boost a global glut and force marginal miners to cut output.
Since the GFC, banks' spread over the cash rate for mortgages has risen and by an even larger extent for small business loans.
Investors are turning their attention to the US election, and analysts expect volatility in the lead-up.
Any remaining veneer of a collegiate-like has been revealed as a myth. The company sounds more like a factional war zone.
The demise of coal has been effectively rebutted with the five-fold surge in the share price of Whitehaven Coal.
Oil prices bounce ahead of OPEC meeting this week.
The iPhone maker is cheap and the risk is lower but Robert Naess wouldn't consider buying Tesla stocks.
One group of customers is screwed over the most by banks, who increase their interest margin well above the Reserve Bankâs cash rate.
Energy market traders are expecting prices to rise by 10 per cent if the plant shuts.
The market may have fallen out of love with former telco darling TPG, but the hardest-working man in corporate Australia, billionaire Robert Millner, is still a believer.
Government calls a halt after taxpayer foots bills for 650 hours of massage.
Call for new global regime to fight crime.
It was supposed to be an team effort but now the bigger partner wants to go it alone.
High-flying pizza chain says it can easily swallow looming pay rises for staff who missed out on penalty rates thanks to an old deal with the shop assistants' union.
The ASX shook off its negative start but failed to lift as investors turned cautious ahead of the US presidential debate.
Sparks were bound to fly when Wolfgang âWolfâ Blass, the 82-year-old winemaker and founder of Wolf Blass wines, met Andrew âDrewâ Abercrombie, the chairman and founding director of FlexiGroup. Both are charismatic men with plenty to say. Despite their very different career journeys in industries that couldnât be more disparate, they agreed on many things.
Shares reverse early declines to trade flat, but Woolies and Wesfarmers remain under pressure.
One of Australia's top start-up accelerators has teamed up with law firm.
Idea theft is happening even when confidentiality agreements, design registrations and patents are in place.