The jewel in the Flying Kangaroo's asset portfolio is far too valuable to sell off.
Rebecca Burn-Callander Robots will be running Britain's financial sector within 10 years, rendering investment bankers, analysts and even quants redundant, it has been claimed.
New Zealand's terms of trade held at a 40-year high in the second quarter, as a high New Zealand dollar pushed down the price of imports.
Tim Barlass The first bodies from downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 have arrived back in Australia under operation 'Bring them Home'.
Su-Lin Tan Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional will delist and restructure Malaysia Airlines as part of an overhaul plan that includes the loss of 6000 jobs.
Japan's bureaucrats don't want the nation to be caught with its pants down the next time toilet paper supplies run short after a natural disaster.
Alibaba Group has been described as a mixture of Amazon.com and EBay during the preparation for its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange next month, mooted to become the biggest share sale in US history.
Keith Naughton Ford Motor Co. has begun building the sixth generation of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car at a Michigan plant that will export it to more than 120 countries.
After a bleak start to the year, the US economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the April-June quarter, the government said, slightly faster than it had first estimated.
Crisis-stricken Malaysia Airlines says its second-quarter loss has nearly doubled as the loss of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings, warning the red ink would accelerate as the year wears on.
Jack Ma is China's richest person. The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group has a net worth of $US21.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Nicole Perloth A number of US banks, including JPMorgan Chase and at least four others, were struck by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks this month.
Swiss cheesemakers' weapon against forgeries is housed at minus 80 degrees celsius in a Bern freezer. It's here where scientists keep 10,000 strains of milk bacteria to guard against copycats.
When Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun Hee toured his factories, the preparations were worthy of a head of state.
Nelson D. Schwartz The US economy is showing renewed momentum, with fresh data Tuesday suggesting strong demand by businesses for airplanes, machinery and other manufactured items as well as rising confidence among consumers, despite a cooling in the formerly robust housing market. Overall orders for durable goods in...
Landon Thomas Jr. On a sweltering Saturday in June in Istanbul’s old city, Michael R. Bloomberg, power-dressed in a dark blue suit, monogrammed white shirt and cuff links, sat down to a late-morning breakfast with local antismoking activists on a rooftop overlooking the glittering Sea of Marmara.
The man who shot dead Beatles star John Lennon has been denied parole for an eighth time after being deemed likely to violate the law again.
Citigroup earned less from running a bank in Japan than its global chief executive officer's salary last year, helping explain why the U.S. lender is considering selling the consumer business as Abenomics crushes loan returns.
Elizabeth Harris US department store stalwart Sears Holdings announced Thursday that it had lost nearly $US1 billion in the first six months of the year.
Mary Barra made corporate history seven months ago when she became the first female chief executive officer of a major global carmaker.
Bank of America reached a record $US16.65 billion settlement with the US government to settle charges that it and companies it bought misled investors into buying troubled mortgage-backed securities, helping the bank close a major chapter tied to the financial crisis.
Carlsberg, Russia's biggest brewer, is filling some bottles with less beer and making others smaller in the country as it seeks to limit price increases amid political upheaval, its chief executive officer said.
Weiyi Lim Nine months after stock-market bets on a baby boom in China reached record levels, the speculators have turned into some of the nation's biggest losers as living costs deter couples from having more than one child.
Matthew Boesler and Craig Torres Federal Reserve officials raised the possibility that they might begin removing aggressive stimulus sooner than anticipated, as they neared agreement on an exit strategy, according to minutes of their July meeting.
Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft Corp.'s board, eight months after his departure as chief executive officer, ending more than three decades of direct involvement in the world's largest software maker.
NATASHA BODDY Researchers have used DNA sequencing to unlock the genetic cause of the autoimmune disease lupus in a 10-year-old girl, in a discovery that could allow doctors to target specific treatments to individual patients.
GEORGIA WILKINS Three former directors of failed health-food chain Healthzone have been charged with conspiring to manipulate the company's share price in the lead up to its collapse.
John Hulsman There's a very telling thing about Europe - and in particular Germany - and it's a sign of all that is wrong with the place.
Ben Protess New York state's financial regulator announced a settlement deal Monday with the giant consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, capping an investigation into the firm's cozy ties with one of the world's biggest banks.
The heads of Britain’s largest companies earned 143 times as much as their average employee last year, according to a study exposing the growing pay gap between bosses and workers.
Just as the world is gearing up to mark the centenaries of epic World War I battles, the digital gaming industry is attracting millions of new players to titles featuring scenes from the conflict that erupted a generation later.