Aussie market remains ‘sensitive’ to virus
The coronavirus-affected Australian stock market could see a gain of 0.9 per cent on Monday, but may not finish that way.
OPEC sources say an emergency meeting planned with Russia about plunging oil prices has likely now be postponed until Thursday.
The contactless card PIN limit has been doubled to $200 for an initial three-month period in a move designed to prevent transmission of the coronavirus.
A low Australian dollar could help the nation’s farming industry weather the COVID-19 storm, according to Rabobank.
Santos shareholders have criticised the oil and gas producer over its controversial coal seam gas proposal for Narrabri during its annual general meeting.
Slater + Gordon has filed a class action lawsuit against Treasury Wine Estates, saying the winemaker breached its continuous disclosure obligations.
A seasonally adjusted quarterly decline in jobs vacancies reflects reduced vacancies for some of the businesses affected by bushfires, the ABS says.
Australia’s big four banks won’t be able to receive dividends from their NZ subsidiaries during the coronavirus crisis, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand says.
Westpac has made Peter King its chief executive, who had been acting in the role.
Commonwealth Bank has announced it will make a one-time payment to all customers who are receiving a home loan deferral because of the coronavirus.
Webjet will raise $275 million to deal with the impact of the coronavirus and government travel restrictions on its business.
Regional airliner Rex will continue its Queensland operations on a reduced service until at least April 8.
The Reserve Bank feared at least two quarters of economic contraction when deciding to cut the cash rate to a record low at its ad hoc meeting in March.
Home building approvals climbed by 19.9 per cent in February but the coronavirus pandemic is set to take a toll on the building industry.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.
GV Health have confirmed that a person being treated for COVID-19 at the hospital has died.