SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - An Australian court case is set to throw a spotlight on a steady retreat by Western banks out of the $435 billion global remittance business, a trend that threatens to erode the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of the world's poor.
SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Australian shares are poised for a flat start on ..... 5,400.90 at close on Thursday. New Zealand 's benchmark NZX 50 index gained 4 ..... in early trade. The Reserve Bank of Australia w
* Private funds look for bargains in struggling mining sector
BERLIN, Nov 27 (Reuters) - German power utility E.ON SE is on the brink of a deal to sell its Spanish operations for 2.5 billion euros ($3.12 billion) to Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie...
SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australia has extradited a man to the United States to face trial for alleged involvement in Silk Road, a website where people bought illegal drugs like heroin using...
following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, November 27 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed National Australia Bank Limited's Mortgage's (NAB, 'AA-'/Stable/'F1+') AUD17.4bn of outstanding mortgage covered bonds at 'AAA
SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares ended flat on Thursday with gains in banking stocks mostly offset by losses in the energy sector as brent crude fell to a four-year low.
* Decline in yields after lacklustre US data weighs on dollar
SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australia could tighten rules on foreign purchases of housing, including tough new penalties for avoidance, under proposals by a government-backed inquiry on Thursday.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares hovered at one-week highs on Thursday thanks to gains in the major banks, but losses in the energy and mining sectors kept a lid on the overall market.