ASX: The local market is expected to lift at the open today after Wall Street soared overnight.
This came after the Aussie share market was unable to build on Monday's rally, with losses across every sector except energy and utilities.
Wall Street: in a turnaround rally on Tuesday that helped lift all three major indices more than 5 per cent from their lows in June.
Twitter trial: A US court has - slated for October - in its case seeking to force Tesla CEO Elon Musk to buy the social media site for US$44 billion after he tried to terminate the deal last month.
RBA probe: The as part of an independent review, the first since the 1980s.
Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the terms of reference for the review have been finalised, and will examine monetary policy arrangements, including whether the bank's current inflation-targeting framework is appropriate.
Insurance troubles: Complaints made to the financial services ombudsman due to natural disasters have more than doubled in the past year, according to new data.
Figures from the Australian Financial Complaints Authority revealed more than to the body, 1,586 of which were made due to natural disasters.
Telcos: The telecommunications ombudsman has released a troubling report outlining more than 63,000 complaints between July 2020 and March 2022.
The ombudsman's detailed complaints about telcos signing up people for products they didn't understand and couldn't afford, and promising mobile coverage that wasn't received.
Energy crisis: A by the national energy market as Victoria faces a winter gas shortage.
Victorian Energy Minister Lily D'ambrosio said the gas supply guarantee was triggered by the Australian Energy Market Operator on Tuesday afternoon, as reserves at a storage facility in the state's southwest dropped to record lows.
Pricey shows: The fourth season of Netflix’s Stranger Things reportedly cost around US$30 million per episode.
Super Retail Group says sales rebounded in the second half of fiscal 2022 and the new year is off to a strong start, but it's expecting that momentum to slow as interest rates hikes and inflation bite.The Supercheap Auto, Rebel Sports, BCF (Boating, Camping and Fishing) and Macpac brand owner on Wednesday reported $3.
Seek says its revenue grew 47 per cent to $1.12 billion in the 12 months until June, as a high demand for labour led to record job ad volumes in Australia and New Zealand and growth in other key regions.
Biotech giant CSL expects profit to rebound in the current fiscal year, after reporting a decline for the 2021/22 year, but has also flagged higher costs as blood plasma collection volumes return to pre-pandemic levels.The vaccine and blood products supplier expects net profit for fiscal 2022/23 to range between $US2.
Challenger Limited says it is reviewing the loss-making digital bank it bought last year, with all options on the table.The investment manager bought what was then known as MyLifeMyFinance from Catholic Super for $35 million, in a transaction completed in June 2021.
BHP has posted a "huge" full-year result and record dividend on surging commodity prices, record iron ore sales from its Western Australian operations, and discipline on costs.Chief Executive Mike Henry told reporters on Tuesday it had been a "record" year for BHP - record underlying earnings, record free cashflow and a record return of dividends to shareholders.