Stockland has reported a near 50 per cent jump in residential deposits as the property developer continues to benefit from the housing boom.
Competition from Woolworths and Aldi, and a drop in consumer spending, have slowed Coles' sales in the first quarter of 2016/17.
Strong US and China car sales and a drop in costs for the faulty ignitions recall helped General Motors double profits in the third quarter, the Detroit automaker reported Tuesday.
A lack of positive news has pulled the share market around 1.5 per cent lower.
The consumer price index rose by 0.7 per cent in the September quarter, slightly more than economists forecast, but not by enough to worry the Reserve Bank.
Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank will face renewed probing on Thursday, as investors pore over its third-quarter results after being hit with a multi-billion-dollar fine by the US Department of Justice.
Alphabet, the parent of internet giant Google, on Tuesday announced it was halting the rollout of its Google Fiber -- 1 Gbps fiber optic wireless service, in some markets.
Inflation rate edges higher from a 17-year low
Local shares traded lower over the course of Wednesday morning following mixed results for US and European stocks overnight.
Britain-based banks can "adjust" their operations over the next year, Bank of England chief Mark Carney said Tuesday when asked about the prospect of lenders relocating abroad because of Brexit.
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