17/01 Australian shares are set to rise on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street which climbed on higher earnings expectations. Investors' expectations for higher earnings lifted U.S. stocks across sectors on Wednesday, with the main Wall Street indexes all rising about one percent.  Full story
17/01 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group said it will stop reporting quarterly earnings figures in a decision that has surprised many analysts and reignited a debate over the value and cost of the updates.  Full story
17/01 Australian shares slipped to a more than four-week low on Wednesday, extending its second straight session of losses as material stocks slumped on weak base metal prices.  Full story
17/01 A measure of Australian consumer sentiment rose in January for a second month to its highest in four years, adding to recent signs that households were ready to spend more following a long period of reticence.  Full story
17/01 Mining group South32 Ltd said on Wednesday its second-quarter metallurgical coal output dropped 43 percent due to an outage at its Appin mine in Australia, while raising its full-year output forecast for South African manganese operations.  Full story
16/01 Australian shares are set to slide for a second straight session on Wednesday, with material and energy stocks leading the losses on a drop in base metal and oil prices. Base metals slipped on Tuesday with copper and nickel hitting multi-week lows as a steadier dollar weighed, while oil fell as  Full story
16/01 Australian shares fell on Tuesday as financials stocks weighed on the benchmark while material stocks slipped due to weak iron ore and coking coal prices.. . .  Full story
16/01 Australian sales of new vehicles surged by the most since 2012 in December to hit record highs for the month and the year, adding to signs of a pick up in consumer spending after. . .  Full story
15/01 Australian shares are poised to edge lower on Tuesday, weighed down by material stocks, as iron ore and coking coal fell. Chinese iron ore futures slipped 2 percent on Monday. . .  Full story
15/01 Auckland International Airport said on Tuesday it would sell its stake in North Queensland Airports (NQA) to existing investors for A$370 million ($294.82 million), as it looks to focus on its domestic business.. . .  Full story
15/01 Australian shares rose on Monday led by material stocks, thanks to strong gains in gold and base metal prices and Wall Street's ascent to record closing highs.. . .  Full story
15/01 Australian shares climbed on Monday, with material and financial stocks leading the gains following a jump in commodity prices and record closing highs on Wall Street.. . .  Full story
14/01 Australian shares are expected to open higher on Monday, led by financials, taking their cue from Wall Street, which hit record highs on earnings optimism. Wall Street continued its rally. . .  Full story
13/01 Australia's Port Hedland iron ore terminal will remain closed for now, even after the weather bureau cut the forecast strength of a cyclone bearing down on the continent’s far northwest, the port's operator said. . .  Full story
12/01 Australia's Port Hedland iron ore terminal will likely reopen on Saturday after Australia's weather bureau cut the forecast strength of a cyclone bearing down on the continent's far northwest, the port's operator said on Friday.. . .  Full story
12/01 Australian shares rose marginally on Friday, as gains for miners outweighed losses for bank stocks, but the main index still had its worst week in eight.. . .  Full story
12/01 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd has dropped plans to sell its vehicle finance unit to HNA Group after New Zealand blocked the $460 million deal last month over concerns about the Chinese. . .  Full story
12/01 Iron ore miners pushed Australian shares higher on Friday with heavyweights BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto scaling multi-year peaks as storm disruptions in the nation's northwest drove up prices of the raw metal.. . .  Full story
11/01 Australian shares are expected to recover from two straight sessions of falls on Friday, latching on to solid leads from Wall Street inspired by higher oil prices. Wall Street surged. . .  Full story
11/01 Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will consider selling its majority stake in an Indonesian insurance venture, with any deal likely valuing the insurer at up to $250 million, people familiar with the matter said.. . .  Full story
11/01 Australian shares extended losses to a second session on Thursday, led by declines in financials, after a report that China may dial down purchases of U.S. government debt rattled Wall Street.. . .  Full story
11/01 Australian shares fell to their weakest level in over a week on Thursday, led by declines in the financial sector after Wall Street was pressured by a report that China may slow its buying. . .  Full story
10/01 Australian shares are expected to open lower on Thursday, reflecting weak sentiment on Wall Street on worries that China would slow U.S. government bond purchases. Wall Street's major stock indexes. . .  Full story
10/01 Australian shares struck a 10-year high before ending weaker on Wednesday, snapping a winning streak that had lasted for five consecutive sessions, with declines led by materials and real estate stocks.. . .  Full story
10/01 Australia had its third-hottest year on record in 2017, the country's weather bureau said on Wednesday, as global warming changed the continent's climate and farmers warned unpredictable seasons are hurting the $47 billion agricultural sector.. . .  Full story
10/01 Australian shares gave up early gains to post their biggest intraday drop in over a week on Wednesday, dragged by losses in real estate and materials stocks.. . .  Full story
10/01 Job vacancies in Australia climbed to their highest on record in the three months to November, a sixth straight quarter of solid gains that augured well for continued growth in hiring.. . .  Full story
09/01 Australian shares were set to open higher for a sixth straight session on Wednesday, with robust commodity prices seen lifting material and energy stocks, and as Wall Street extended its new year rally.. . .  Full story
09/01 Approvals to build new homes in Australia surged to 15-month highs in November as more apartment towers got the go-ahead, an unexpected return to strength that should drive activity and hiring across the economy.. . .  Full story
09/01 Australian shares edged up to 10-year highs on Tuesday, helped by firmer financials and as miners found support on solid commodity prices after China issued new curbs on steel production.. . .  Full story
09/01 Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet fell in December after a couple of months of solid gains, a survey showed on Tuesday, suggesting some cooling in what has been a very. . .  Full story
08/01 Australian shares are expected to be little changed at open on Tuesday as a blistering run on Wall Street, which the local index often looks to for cues, lost steam with healthcare and financial. . .  Full story
08/01 Australian shares marked a ten-year peak and rallied to end their fourth session higher on Monday, helped higher by banking stocks and as positive cues from Wall Street backed buying sentiment.. . .  Full story
08/01 The Perth Mint's sales of gold and silver products rose in December from a month ago, the mint said in a blog post on its website on Monday. Sales of. . .  Full story
08/01 Australian shares extended their rally to a fourth session on Monday, hovering around 10-year highs as investors drew confidence from Wall Street after it capped off a strong week.. . .  Full story
07/01 Australian shares are poised to extend gains to a fourth straight session on Monday after touching 10-year highs last week, following a strong leads from Wall Street. The S&P 500 and. . .  Full story
05/01 Australian shares hit a fresh 10-year high on Friday and were set to finish the first week of 2018 in the black, as financials and mining stocks rallied on strong global cues and firm. . .  Full story
04/01 Australian shares are likely to push higher on Friday and finish the first week in 2018 on top, supported by rallying oil prices and record shattering runs by global shares. Major. . .  Full story

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