Local stocks are poised to open higher on the promise of lower for longer US interest rates.
US stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index capping its best three-day rally in two months, as Yahoo! earnings topped estimates and industrial production gained more than forecast.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday the US economy appeared to be slowly moving toward full employment, but that it would need help from the central bank for some time to come.
NBN Co's new chief executive, Bill Morrow, will push the government to charge a levy against its rivals in densely populated urban areas, to pay for building broadband in the bush.
It has not taken long for ANZ's hard-hitting journalism venture, BlueNotes, to get its first scoop - an exclusive chat with the bank's incoming chairman, David Gonski, and chief executive Mike Smith.
McAleese, owner of Cootes Transport, has had another plunge in its share price after it issued its second profit warning in two months.
A prominent union official has raised concerns about the ''chequered past'' of Yancoal's underground Austar coal operations in the Hunter Valley, after a mine collapse killed two men on Tuesday.
The market moved higher as Australia's biggest trading partner, China, narrowly beat expectations to avoid posting its slowest rate of economic growth in five years, and BHP Billiton told shareholders it planned to boost its iron-ore production.
One of Australia's biggest industry funds used to encourage input from its members about how to invest their savings until it realised just how lousy the majority of its members were at picking markets.
Hundreds of children gathered at the Kiama Fresh Food Markets on Wednesday for a visit from the Easter ...
SHELLHARBOUR City has scored back-to-back Group 7 Rugby League victories, coming from behind to defeat Albion Park-Oak Flats ...