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4:55PM Coal shipments from BHP Billiton, Glenore, Anglo American and Peabody Energy could be delayed after Aurizon railway workers voted to strike.
1:59PM Laura Ashley will shut shop by the end of the year if none of the three potential buyers for the troubled retailer submit a firm bid within the next four days.
1:10PM The Australian dollar is holding near a one-week high, boosted by signs of progress in Sino-US trade relations.
12:11PM Fred Ohlsson, boss of ANZ's Australian consumer bank, is leaving the firm after 17 years for a career break in his native Sweden.
12:11PM The boss of gas pipeline company APA Group has announced his retirement less than a month after a $13 billion buyout was sunk by the Federal Government.
11:30AM The ACCC is worried that the merger of Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom into a $15 billion telco giant could mean higher mobile prices for consumers.
10:22AM Dual-listed franchise operator Restaurant Brands NZ says sales at its Aussie KFC outlets have lifted to $33 million for the quarter.
1:32PM Commercial loans - including mortgages to investors - fell by 3.1 per cent in October, while owner-occupier lending went the other way, according to the ABS.
1:19PM The ACCC has begun a public inquiry into access conditions for Telstra's regulated fixed line services and for wholesale ADSL.
12:05PM Vita Group and Telstra have extended a deal that gives Vita Group the right to run Telstra-branded stores and business centres.
9:31PM Contact between China and the US boosted stocks in Asia and Europe while sterling floundered as the market sought clarity on the next steps for Brexit.
10:53AM IOOF's managing director and chairman have gone on leave to focus, the firm says, on fighting APRA's accusation they failed to act in their members interests.
9:09AM QBE Insurance has announced a three-year operational efficiency program targeting net savings of $130 million.
9:06AM Dual-listed fast food franchisee operator Restaurant Brands New Zealand is set to open 60 Taco Bell stores in NZ, NSW and the ACT, starting in 2019.
7:29AM The pound has tumbled to a 20-month low after Britain's PM Theresa May aborted a vote on her Brexit deal in parliament, with markets spooked by the uncertainty.
12:50PM Japan's gross domestic product shrank at an annualised rate of 2.5 per cent and not 1.2 per cent as initially reported, according to latest government figures.
12:26PM Restaurant chain Thrive has been placed into voluntary administration, with 150 employees losing their jobs.
12:26PM Bank of Queensland has scrapped the $65 million sale of its St Andrew's Insurance business to the under-fire Freedom Insurance Group.
10:23AM Telstra has won the most space on Australia's new $853 million 5G mobile network, followed by the Vodafone-TPG joint venture, and Optus.
10:54AM The Australian Stock Exchange is tipped to fall when Australian trade resumes on Monday.
3:54PM Uber Technologies is preparing to go public in an initial stock offering that could value the company at as much as $A167 billion.
6:15AM OPEC members and a Russian-led consortium will cut oil production by more than one million barrels a day in a bid to boost energy prices in defiance of the US.
1:41PM Landmark-owned Seednet has copped a $1 million Federal Court fine for making false claims about a certain variety of barley.
10:41AM The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has begun proceedings to disqualify five senior employees of IOOF Holdings Ltd.
9:07AM The pre-Christmas travel plans of thousands of people could be disrupted if Air New Zealand engineers go ahead with a planned strike.
9:55PM Europe has slumped in early trading as three per cent falls for the tech sector, miners and carmakers kicked London , Frankfurt and Paris to two-year lows.
6:10PM Renewed US-China trade tensions weighed on share markets and drove the Aussie dollar lower.
2:13PM Freedom Insurance Group has flagged remediation costs of up to $4 million following communication from Australia's securities watchdog.
12:56PM Retail spending rose 0.3 per cent in October, just beating market expectations, but economists remain underwhelmed following weak GDP data.
10:20AM The Bank of Queensland's group executive of business, Brendan White, will leave the company after six years to become the chief executive of Cash Converters.
3:19PM Lynas is considering its legal options after Malaysia added new conditions to licence renewals for its $US800 million plant in the country.
12:24PM AMP advice executive Jack Regan, who told the royal commission the firm had misled regulators, has retired after 20 years with the wealth giant.
12:24PM Bank of Queensland chief executive Jon Sutton has resigned to focus on his long-term health after a heart operation earlier this year.
9:28PM Japan's Nikkei stock index closed 2.4 per cent lower on Tuesday and the mood is sombre in Europe with the wider blue chip index slipping in early trading.
12:44PM The current account deficit has narrowed 11 per cent to $10.7 billion, seasonally adjusted figures show, with a jump in net exports tipped to boost GDP growth.
11:22AM Metcash shares haves suffered their biggest fall since May, when the company announced it would be losing a major South Australian contract.
7:27AM The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq will close on Wednesday when George HW Bush's funeral service is held to honour the former president.
2:22PM Five major dairy processors have agreed to amend milk supply contracts with farmers on the back of concerns raised by the competition watchdog.
2:07PM The Reject Shop chairman Bill Stevens has urged shareholders to reject a $78 million takeover bid trying to get the retailer "on the cheap".
1:17PM Metcash has credited business acquisitions and deflation for the improvement of its half-year result.
11:37AM BlueScope has launched a new $250 million buyback after the steelmaker last week confirmed a 10 per cent half-on-half increase in first-half underlying EBIT.
11:07AM GrainCorp shares surged more than 30 per cent after it received an all-cash $2.38 billion buyout proposal from asset manager Long-Term Asset Partners.
10:33AM Ansell is set to shut three production facilities in Mexico and South Korea as the protective manufacturer pushes to save $30 million a year by 2020.
10:19AM Nine Entertainment will make 144 positions redundant following its merger with Fairfax Media, a move that will affect 92 staff.
11:56AM The Australian Stock Exchange is tipped to rise when trade resumes on Monday following last week's rally in the US share market.
9:15PM Markets were keeping moves tight ahead of a weekend meeting between US and Chinese presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
4:59PM Asked by APRA for an internal review, NAB has admitted it is still failing to properly address all customer complaints despite a commitment to lift standards.
12:44PM Godfreys owner John Johnston has died aged 100, just months after he bought back the chain of vacuum cleaner stores he first joined in 1936.
10:44AM Coca-Cola Amatil has decided to sell SPC - and its IXL and Taylor's brands - following a review of the Victorian food unit.
8:58PM World stocks have risen as European equities joined a global rally, helped by a dovish tone from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.
12:31PM Australian companies have hiked spending plans for the coming year, with non-mining investment leading the way.
12:06PM Shares in global gaming provider Aristocrat Leisure have dropped despite a 9.6 per cent lift in profit to $542.6 million, with analysts expecting more.
12:01PM The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission is investigating Bingo's proposed acquisition of fellow wast management company Dial-a-Dump.
2:34PM The Australian dollar was holding its ground as the market waited for some clarity to emerge on Sino-US trade.
2:34PM It has been revealed that two companies linked to the RBA paid fines and penalties totalling $22.6 million in 2011 and 2012 over bribery charges.
1:22PM The spending habits of younger consumers are increasingly being shaped by companies such as Afterpay and zipPay, according to the corporate watchdog.
7:46PM Signals from Beijing that it will stop clearing coal shipments until next year have prompted traders and utilities to wind back purchases.
4:12PM The Australian dollar was hovering near one-week lows as markets were nervous before this week's trade talks between the leaders of the United States and China.
3:07PM Harvey Norman shareholders have delivered a first strike against the board at a tense annual meeting during which chairman Gerry Harvey lashed out at critics.
9:41PM Signs Rome is preparing to rework spending plans that left it facing formal EU disciplinary action have helped prompt a rally of European stocks and the euro..
5:10PM The Aussie dollar has been supported by positive results from the Asian markets on Monday as the world awaits trade discussions at the G20.
3:33PM Rio Tinto to sell its entire 68.62 per cent stake in Rossing Uranium for up to $106.5 million.
2:24PM Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe says the financial industry needs to work together to modernise the electronic payments system.
1:47PM Sydney saw nearly 150 extra auctions in what proved to be its fifth busiest week of the year, but the national clearance rate is expected to remain subdued.
10:01AM Dexus says it has set up a $2 billion trust with Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC.
9:01PM After a volatile week European markets have opened higher with most stock indexes rising modestly.
4:38PM The Australian dollar has eased and is on track for its worst weekly performances since early October.
4:38PM The euro and sterling have edged higher against the US dollar after Britain and the European Union agreed a draft Brexit text.
11:49AM BlueScope Steel has flagged continuing concern over power prices and reliability following the failure of the Turnbull government's national energy guarantee.
11:49AM Kathmandu's shares have soared after the adventure gear retailer reported a 7.1 per cent rise in Australian same store sales.
6:28PM A concoction of international factors have combined to weaken the Australian dollar.
3:24PM Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors are being investigated by US prosecutors over whether vehicle recalls were conducted properly.
3:24PM Prices of Chinese steel rebar have clawed back some ground after their worst performance in eight months a day before.
11:33AM Aldi has awarded Food Revolution Group a one-year contract to produce apple mango juice.
2:10PM Troubled discount retailer The Reject Shop has received a $78 million takeover bid after it had slashed its profit guidance by 40 per cent in October.
12:43PM The Aussie shed 1.1 per cent overnight as investors fled currencies leveraged to commodity prices and global growth.
11:56AM Luxury global clothing retailers have had to bump their prices up as drought ravages the premium Australian wool market.
11:55AM As Coles floats on the Australian share market, Wesfarmers shares have adjusted without the supermarket giant in its stable.
11:02AM The A2 Milk Company is unfazed by the prospect of higher marketing costs, and China's new e-commerce laws, after enjoying a strong financial start to the year.
6:17AM China's regulators have approved Walt Disney Co's deal to buy Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets for $US71.3 billion.
4:13PM APRA will review whether private health insurers should set aside more capital to protect policy holders.
6:50AM The pound slumped nearly 2 per cent against the US dollar and euro and is set for its biggest daily drop this year as turmoil over Brexit rocked the markets.
10:51PM The European stock market and the pound sterling have fallen after Britain's chief negotiator for Brexit quit, throwing a tentative deal into doubt.
8:32PM Coles should debut on the ASX on November 21 after Wesfarmers shareholders voted to demerge the supermarket giant into a $20 billion stand-alone business
12:27PM The unemployment rate kept steady at a six-year low of 5.0 per cent in October, with the number of people with jobs growing by 32,800, according to the ABS.
11:11AM Bulk grain shipper and handler GrainCorp has seen a 43.7 per cent drop in its full-year profit to $70.5 million, with drought shrivelling the balance sheet.
9:27PM European shares are down after data showed the German economy contracted for the first time since 2015.
3:44PM The possibility of easing tension between the US and China has allowed the Aussie dollar to hold on to gains.
12:06PM Hourly pay rates across Australia rose 2.3 per cent in the 12 months to September, the highest annual growth rate in three years.
12:06PM A new consumer survey has shown Australians are more upbeat on their finances and the long-run economic outlook.
12:06PM Nine Entertainment chief executive Hugh Marks says the network's planned merger with Fairfax Media is driven by growth prospects, not cost cutting.
10:49AM Commonwealth Bank will get 65 per cent of its energy from renewables after signing an agreement with the largest wind farm in New South Wales.
10:36AM Paint and homeware company Dulux Group has lifted its full-year profit 5.4 per cent to $150.7 million, while revenue is up 3.3 per cent, to $1.84 billion.