Iron ore has rebounded above $US60 a tonne for the first time since early March after logging a nearly 4 per cent gain.
Peter Martin The census has been saved and the Australian Bureau of Statistics will get a $250 million funding boost as part of the biggest technology upgrade in its 110-year history.
Peter Martin The federal government will move to impose the goods and services tax on services such as Netflix under new rules to be included in next week's budget.
Sally Rose In this week's state budget, the Victorian government has unveiled a plan to increase stamp duty and land tax for foreign investors.
Dominic White and Joyce Moullakis Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood says the Abbott government should push on with media reform as the company reported its first period of revenue growth since 2008, aided by acquisitions.
Carolyn Cummins In this low-interest-rate environment, Sydney has emerged as the fourth most attractive place for overseas investments, agents say.
Stephen Cauchi Commonwealth Bank, which fell nearly 6 per cent, and Woolworths were responsible for more than one-third of the massive loss on the ASX200 on Wednesday.
Jonathan Barrett Tony Poli back in the investment game, splashing out $13.5 million for long-stalled - and once seaweed infested - Port Geographe development.
Jared Lynch News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has shrugged off the threat that US streaming giant Netflix and other video streaming operators pose to its half-owned pay TV monopoly Foxtel.
Kristian Silva The Hong Kong billionaires behind Australia's largest casino proposal, Aquis, believe Queensland's Gold Coast could become a destination for big-spending overseas gamblers.
A man has been charged following a robbery in Fairfield last month.