If Barry O'Farrell's lost bottle of Grange turns up, it could be worth a lot more than $3000.
David Ramli The rising use of smartphones and tablets led to a $33.8 billion increase in economic activity during 2013.
Glenda Kwek Australians are continuing to splash out at the shops, as retail sales edged up in February after a strong start to the year in January.
The Australian services sector is back in contraction mode following a temporary bounce, amid concerns over the economy and upcoming federal and state budgets.
Karen Maley Treasury secretary Martin Parkinson has said that Australia could learn "some lessons" from New Zealand's example when it came to laying the political groundwork for a controversial hike in the goods...
Peter Martin and Mark Kenny Treasury boss Martin Parkinson says the goods and services tax will have to be boosted or broadened if the budget is to have any hope of returning to surplus.
Brian Robins The full closure of BP's oil refinery in Brisbane would result in Australia supplying only around one third - or less - of its own petrol and diesel.
Glenda Kwek Job vacancies have risen by 2.6 per cent in the three months to February, as available positions in public and private sectors lifted after weakening in the previous quarter.
Glenda Kwek Total building approvals were weaker-than-expected in February after a strong start to the year.
Eduardo Porter Two centuries ago a dour Englishman predicted that exponential population growth would condemn humanity to the edge of subsistence.
Michael Pascoe The Reserve Bank has effectively said nothing new about the economy, the currency, or interest rates, but it hasn't "not said" anything either.
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent for its seventh straight board meeting, with the announcement pushing the Australian dollar above US93c.
Georgia Wilkins The Australian Securities Exchange has stepped up its push to abolish ownership rules that restrict entities from holding a more than 15 per cent stake in the bourse.
Real estate prices
Glenda Kwek Home prices have surged in March in a sign that the boom in the property market is continuing after a pause in February.
Glenda Kwek Manufacturing activity has contracted for the fifth-straight month as weak local demand and the recent rise in the Australian dollar hurt the sector, a new survey has found.
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank is widely tipped to sit on the sidelines for another month as it tries to balance the impact of the housing market boom, the recent surge in the Australian dollar and the rise in...
Philip Baker The year 2014 might be one for investors to take off and go play with the kids, says Saxo Bank's chief economist, who says Australia reminds him of pre-Thatcher Britain.
New home sales are at a near three-year high, driven by a boom in detached house sales.
Brian Robins Five years ago, Nexus Energy was a promising $1.1 billion oil and gas outfit with a suite of assets and a bright future.
Glenda Kwek Consumer prices edged slightly higher this month to keep inflation at 2.7 per cent, a private survey has found.
Christopher Joye The $4 trillion Australian housing market is now overvalued by at least 10 per cent. Every day, valuations get more stretched.