Federation Centres and Stockland have the highest number of chemists that could be under pressure from the Competition Policy Review Panel recommendations.
A rebound in the big banks and a better than expected reading of Chinese factory activity powered a rally in Australian shares.
Iron ore, Australia's largest mineral export, has hit the price skids but it's a similar story for most of the nation's other top mineral exports.
The federal government doesn't believe placing limits on sales of gas overseas is the best way to head off potential shortages of gas in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, according to its long-awaited Energy "green paper" released Tuesday.
Telstra chief executive David Thodey has copped a grilling from shareholders about jobs going offshore and poor service from its franchised stores.
Elders chief executive Mark Allison says the risk of "opportunistic" takeover bids for the 175-year-old agribusiness company has now substantially receded.
The new boss of Kathmandu, Mark Todd, does not believe he will be throwing good money after bad by investing $NZ5 million into raising the brand's profile in Britain, despite the company's stores there never turning a profit.
One of Australia's biggest egg producers has misled consumers, trying to pass off product as free range, the Federal Court has found.
Australian shares remain vulnerable to a further sell off over the coming days as global investors head for safe haven assets and doubt the strength of the domestic economy, analysts say.
Telstra has made an undisclosed investment in DocuSign, a US technology startup that lets people use digital signatures in documents and financial transactions, as part of its push into Silicon Valley.