Financial and mining stocks helped lift the local sharemarket closer to the key 6000 level on Wednesday.
Myriam Robin The wave of money flowing out of active funds and into passive investments has caused no end of headaches for the world's fund managers. PIMCO is preparing its defence.
Jodie Bruton At least 200 workers affected as timber production grinds to a halt
Mathew Dunckley and Patrick Commins Inflation is up, but it's not happy reading: Prices for essentials such as petrol and power show the biggest jumps as wages are barely lifting and debts are high. It doesn't bode well for consumer spending.
Patrick Hatch Coca-Cola has quietly dropped its Coke Life brand from Australian shelves after spending two years and millions of dollars trying to launch the beverage.
Clancy Yeates The corporate watchdog is seeking greater powers to step in and change how some salespeople in the financial sector are paid.
Jessica Sier Despite a slide in US bond yields, slump in iron ore and equities pullback, Credit Suisse expects "reflation to return".
Jena McGregor A company statement ahead of Yahoo's vote on the sale of its internet business is an eye-popping reminder of the hefty stock compensation the executive has amassed during her five-year tenure.
The mining giant has reported a 20 per cent drop in nine-month copper production and cut its full-year production guidance due to industrial action at its Escondida mine in northern Chile.
Lucy Battersby and Mark Hawthorne Cricket Australia is facing a major revenue crisis as global investment bank urges end to coverage.