Poker machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure has reported a 57 per cent jump in half-year net profit to $249.6 million, thanks to strong growth in its Americas business.
Shares are set to climb at the open after Wall St climbed on hopes of a slow and steady path of Fed rate rises, as the Aussie pushes above 75 US cents.
Ansell says it will sell its condom business to a Chinese consortium for $800 million as it launched a share buyback.
The retail analysts at Deutsche Bank have been watching what the Woolworths board members are putting in their shopping baskets.
It is not one story, but so many stories, that is leading me to the conclusion that it's as scary an environment for global investors as it's ever been.
The ASX is set to rise at the open, with SPI futures pushing up a modest eight points overnight.
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NSW construction union boss nine other officials face heavy penalties after being found liable for unlawful industrial action.
Many individuals never really read their employment contract before they sign it - they're just excited to be starting a new role.
Households facing 'price spike' as industry regulator loses key legal case.
Government stare down claims of $2 billion 'black hole' in revenue its bank tax will raise.
High-profile fashion retailer has collapsed under debts and entered voluntary administration.
Hire company staff accept twice-rejected deal that also allows new staff to be paid less.
Major Australian banks have been under pressure to rule out funding Adani's controversial Carmichael mine but the former CEO of Australia's second biggest miner says the Indian giant doesn't need their money anyway.
One of Australia's most high profile investors appears to have engaged in "new economy heresy".
The banks have some of the best-performing super funds of all, at least for their employees.
The firm linked to a $165 million tax fraud syndicate was also central to a $100 million land-banking scandal.
Westpac is selling its remaining stake in fund manager BT Investment Management, offloading up to $645 million worth of stock to institutional investors and signalling it intends to ultimately sell all shares it holds in the business.
The member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries will have to execute a delicate balancing act when they meet in Vienna on Thursday.
Corporate services gambit abandoned, taxpayers left with the bill.
The budget pushed low-income earners' marginal tax rate up towards 100 per cent.
The Chinese government has criticised international ratings agency Moody's, saying its first ratings downgrade in 30 years was based on "inappropriate methods" of pro cyclical rating.
Magellan boss Hamish Douglass expects Uber to collapse in the next decade and labels the ride-sharing firm a "Ponzi scheme".
Shares of Sigma Healthcare have plunged after the pharmaceutical company said it was planning legal action against the My Chemist/Chemist Warehouse Group over an alleged breach of a supply agreement.
Random audits of employers would be a more proactive approach in chasing down billions of dollars of unpaid superannuation, often to the nation's most vulnerable workers, says Inspector-General of Taxation Ali Noroozi.
Treasury Secretary John Fraser has cleared the agency of being biased in its economic forecasts, arguing it has a similar track record in predicting the economy's future to other government or private sector experts.
The local sharemarket shrugged off a ratings downgrade to China and falling iron ore futures to push slightly higher on Wednesday.
The Australian dollar took a hit after a surprise cut to China's credit ratings, but local shares have steadied following initial wobbles.
The stand out listings traded on the ASX captured at key moments through the day, as indicated by the time stamp in the video.
Sam Walsh has a clear conscience the claims of corruption he has become ensnared in over the miner's actions in Guinea will leave him untouched.
Whatever happened to staff choosing the best employers based on the work, career path, employer support and pay?
Key states are refusing to sign up to the government's small business red tape scheme.