European stock markets have dropped at the open, with the FTSE down 0.80 per cent.
The CBA is spreading its higher education standards for planners across its wealth management business.
The Australian dollar is weaker against its US counterpart, but higher against the New Zealand currency due to low inflation across the Tasman.
Toll Holdings has endured a tough start to the financial year amid a drop off in business with government, mining and energy customers.
The HIA-RP Data land sales report shows a bounce in the June quarter, pointing to a healthy year ahead for home-building.
Leighton says it's on track to deliver on its profit guidance after winning major infrastructure projects and reducing its debt.
The owner of Priceline pharmacies, API, is confident of lifting its earnings in the year ahead after asset writedowns dragged it into the red.
The share market is a touch weaker as investors worry about slow global growth and sell off most sectors except the big four banks
The Boston Consulting Group says the number of companies currently reshoring to the US from China has increased 20 per cent from a year ago.
Energy giant AGL is warning that NSW could face a gas shortage by 2017 if coal seam gas projects are prevented from going ahead.
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