Australian shares rode a wave of improved global sentiment on Wednesday, with all sectors finishing in positive territory, as investors prepare for next week's earnings season.
Sally Rose, Jonathan Barrett, Mathew Dunckley The corporate watchdog spends a lot of money investigating wrongdoers and now it wants the targets to help pick up that bill.
Simon Johanson Developer Grocon has offloaded the last portion of its Carlton and United Brewery development site - the scene of the infamous 2013 wall collapse that killed three pedestrians - to a global student accommodation provider for $20 million.
Rose Powell Reporting season kicks off next week and equity investors are expecting weeks of results characterised by the falling dollar, devastated commodity prices, a range of new regulatory measures facing banks, and weak growth in all industries.
William Pesek The bizarre tale of billionaire convict Huang Guangyu speaks volumes about why investors are fast losing confidence in China's stock market.
Rose Powell With more than $2.3 billion under management, Kina Securities will become one of the first dual-listed Papua New Guinea-Australian companies on Thursday morning.
Jared Lynch An Australian free trade agreement with India is possible by the end of the year, according to one of Australia's biggest investors.
Sarah Frier Twitter executives had a clear message for investors on Tuesday: We have a lot of work to do, and don't expect great progress anytime soon.
Mark Mulligan Chinese investors have "laughed off" the latest gyrations in the country's sharemarkets, according to the authors of a consumer sentiment survey, and now see stocks as undervalued.
Simon Evans Offshore earners have generally been a winner so far for those who have piled in early enough, outperforming the broader ASX 200 by a factor of four this year with a return of close to 20 per cent.