Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright on Monday identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin following years of speculation about who invented the pioneering digital currency.
ANZ has recorded a rise in bad loans and taken a $717 million hit from writedowns and restructuring charges in its disappointing first-half results.
The US Supreme Court Monday declined to hear a class-action lawsuit by BP shareholders demanding compensation for a sharp fall in share price after the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The dollar fell against the euro Monday after eurozone manufacturing data outshone a similar US report.
The federal budget will include a lower tax rate for small and medium-sized businesses. starting in July.
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Worries about excess oil supply and uncertain demand combined Monday to push oil prices lower for a second straight session.
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US stocks ended a two-day losing streak Monday, rising ahead of the April jobs report and other key American data releases as the dollar pulled back further against the euro.
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