The local benchmark fell to a two-month low on Tuesday as equities continue their correction after a round of central bank meetings last week signalled interest rates would need to stay higher for longer. The S&P/ASX 200 sank by 38.4 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 2949 points as bondContinue Reading

Ben Roberts-Smith’s financial supporters at the Seven Network, including billionaire Kerry Stokes, will go ahead with challenging an order to hand over thousands of documents showing their level of involvement in the soldier’s failed defamation trial. Earlier this year, Federal Court Justice Anthony Besanko ruled some of the imputations againstContinue Reading

Australians would be better served if international airlines were granted greater access to the nation’s capital cities, as more competition could drop prices, the productivity commission says. Acting chair Alex Robson said while the current arrangements had served Australia well, there was room for improvement. “There would be benefits fromContinue Reading