Today we saw market participants lose faith in their long positions and test the most recent lows...
Price action in global equities markets is starting to look less convincing
The Australian sharemarket is losing ground for the fourth consecutive trading day.
Market Looks to 'Improved' US Data as Gold, Silver Reverse Rally
A lot of the current response to Treasurer Joe Hockey?s decision to block ADM?s A$3.4 billion takeover for GrainCorp is political rhetoric and doesn?t have to be taken seriously.
The spring of 2013 has been Australia's warmest on record. Mean temperatures for the season were 1.57C above the 1961-1990 average, surpassing the previous record of 1.43C (set in 2006) by 0.14C.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has rejected the proposed takeover of GrainCorp by US grain handling giant Archer Daniels Midland, arguing the takeover would not be in the public interest.
Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens has again weighed in on the value of the Australian dollar, telling a group of economists the bank is open to the idea of intervening to bring its value down.
Can policy announcements push the Australian dollar down?
Last week Michael Froman, a US trade representative, took his son touring around the Paramount lot in Hollywood to visit a sound mixing stage, watch a movie and pose for happy snaps with company executives.
In the history of trade agreement negotiations, most have been undertaken in secret, justified on the grounds that the governments? negotiating positions would be weakened if they became public.
Online labour marketplace Freelancer.com listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) on Friday and saw immediate gains on its initial stock price of 50 cents to a high of A$2.60 before closing at A$1.60.
Collaborative consumption initiatives tap into idle capacity in the economy...
Here we examine the risk of a single share investment compared with an investment in the total share market.
If the Abbot Point expansion is approved by the Commonwealth Environment Minister next month, port dredging will go ahead.
Like most companies, banks report their profits twice a year. Each time the majors report we see headlines about the size of the profits and implicit or explicit criticism of the amount ? this time about A$27 billion.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is moving to "real-time" monitoring of share trading as another weapon in the ongoing fight against insider trading.
The World Bank identifies an abrupt slowdown of investment in China as one of the immediate risks to the region's economic prospects.
As we face a slowing of the current boom in resources terms of trade, there is now much casting around for alternative sources of economic growth potential.
The share price of Victorian dairy processor Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has more than doubled over recent weeks in response to a takeover tussle
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has called for more powers, including a broadening of the definition of ?whistleblower?, in a paper defending its role as the corporate watchdog.
ANZ Bank has delivered another record profit, promising shareholders a bigger dividend than expected on the back of cash earnings of A$6.49 billion.
The recent news of Monsanto?s US$930m acquisition of data science company Climate Corporation, raises important questions about the economies developing in response to climate change.
We think many investors and borrowers suffer from what economists call ?money illusion? when it comes to interest rates.
In New Zealand a river was recently recognised as a legal entity with the same rights and interests enjoyed by a company.
You do not find many climate change sceptics on the end of fire hoses anymore
The environmental damage caused by the Ok Tedi mine is extensive and, many scientists argue, likely to be irreversible.
The era of passive shareholding where investors patiently waited for companies to offer dividends (or simply sold their shares and moved on) is gone forever.
Grey markets exist outside of the usual market structures we have come to know.
Both prospectuses, and company performance, do not always live up to expectations.
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