The top line items for Australian economy observers this week include the central bank governor's appearance at a committee hearing and monthly inflation data.
As families cut costs, school photos are increasingly seen as an unaffordable luxury.
Logging communities in Victoria are trying to pick up the pieces after learning the final death knell for the industry will take effect year.
US stocks have closed higher as investors cheered the prospect of the country's politicians striking a deal on raising the debt ceiling.
US President Joe Biden and Republican Kevin McCarthy are closing in on an agreement that would raise the government's $A48 trillion debt ceiling for two years.
The Australian share market has finished up 0.2 per cent for the day, but closed the week down 1.7 per cent after losses from Monday to Thursday.
Latitude says it has set aside $46 million to cover costs related to the cyber theft of the personal data related to 7.9 million past and present customers.
Traditionally, it’s the Liberal Party of Australia that claims to manage our nation’s economy the best, but the data suggests otherwise, writes Graham Cooke.
US stocks have closed mostly higher as investors cheered a positive forecast for chip company Nvidia Corp.
News of Germany's slump into recession hasn't weighed heavily on European markets, though the world awaits news of the US debt ceiling decision.
The local share market has suffered its biggest loss since March 20 as the US debt ceiling talks drag on with no end in sight.
Mike Cannon-Brookes' Grok Ventures, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners and an overseas partner have won the bidding for Sun Cable, AAP has learned.
Treasury Wine Estates says it is considering selling or shuttering its wine brands that retail for under $10 as consumer preferences change.
US stocks have closed lower as investors remained concerned about the prospect of a government default.
Wall St is likely to inherit a sour market mood from Europe, as the STOXX benchmark fell and data showed UK inflation surging to a 31-year high.
The local bourse has dropped 0.6 per cent to hit a five-day low as debt ceiling talks continue in the US, with no sign of an imminent resolution.
The online travel platform says travel is yet to fully recover from the pandemic but its business already has.
US stocks have closed lower amid new concerns about whether talks will result in a deal to raise the country's debt limit.
The latest talks over the US debt ceiling have offered something for optimists and pessimists, leaving investors cautious about making large bets either way.
The local bourse has had another quiet day, with a drop in the materials sector and a rise in financials.
Australian flag-carrier Qantas will soon be operating more domestic flights that it did before the COVID pandemic, while international capacity is also rising.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission says that Ashley Paul D'Sylva will be released immediately upon entering into a recognisance release order.
US stocks closed aimlessly with investors still awaiting a debt ceiling decision.
United States debt ceiling jitters have continued to weigh on European and Asian stocks as G7 countries move to cut their trade reliance on China.
The local share market has finished down 0.2 per cent amid jitters that the United States might default on its debts as soon as June 1.