Swiss banking giant UBS said Friday that it booked "very strong first-quarter results", driven largely by its investment banking and wealth management activities.
Australia's oldest bank has updated its climate change action plan, which appears rule out funding the controversial Adani mine.
Stocks of interest on the Australian share market
The Australian share market has closed slightly higher, but few sectors provided clear direction.
The producer price index (PPI), or final stage prices, rose by 0.5 per cent in the March quarter to stand 1.3 per cent higher than a year ago
Facebook's messaging app Messenger is proving popular with Australian businesses.
Tatts Group has again rejected a takeover proposal from Pacific Consortium, prompting the predator to drop its pursuit.
The week in Australian finance, April 30 to May 6
Origin Energy's third-quarter revenue is up on the preceding three months, helped by an increase in oil and gas prices and steady production.
The Australian market fell into the red at the beginning of trade after a lack lustre session in the US overnight.
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