Australian shares withstood an alarming drop in the oil price and continued weakness in iron ore miners to edge a little higher for the week, a comeback of sorts from the previous week's 2.8 per cent drop.
Retirement products firm Challenger has been punished by the sharemarket after flagging a $10 million earnings downgrade.
Primary Health Care chairman Rob Ferguson says the company will work harder to listen to investor concerns, after a shareholder backlash delivered the company its first strike on executive pay and could depose longstanding director Brian Ball.
From hail the size of golf balls to wind gusts of up to 140km/h that pummelled Brisbane on Thursday evening, insurers are bracing for a barrage of expensive claims in what could be the costliest natural disaster for years.
The quality of businesses looking to float on the sharemarket has steadily deteriorated in 2014, cooling the appetites of institutional investors scouring for growth opportunities, according to Wilson Asset Management.
OPEC's decision to cede no ground to rival producers underscored the price war in the crude market and the challenge to US shale drillers.
A Swiss referendum this weekend which could force the nation's central bank to hold 20 per cent of its assets as gold "makes no sense", Citi argues.
Grab your towel, the short Bombala swimming season has begun
Local police have been angered by rubbish and vandalism at Rockton Falls
The Bombala Historial Society hasenjoyed an excursion to Nungatta and surrounds
Bombala High School student, Jackie Chapman is the third in her family to win a Victor Chang School ...
The Globe Hotel hosted its first Sunday Funday last weekend
Interested in getting into the ancient art of Bonsai? Make a start right here in our own district.