18/04/2014 2:56 PM
Venture investments highest since 2001
(News.com.au) START-UP investments by venture capitalists totalled $US9.47 billion in the first three months of the year, the highest since the second quarter of 2001.
18/04/2014 1:02 PM
One-fifth of China's farmland polluted
(News.com.au) CHINA says a fifth of its farmland is polluted, mainly from unchecked industrialisation, raising concerns about its food safety.
18/04/2014 12:58 PM
US stocks end mostly higher
(Sky News Australia) US stocks finished a holiday-shortened week mostly higher as investors digested earnings reports.
18/04/2014 12:56 PM
Tokyo stocks open up 0.50%
(Sky News Australia) Tokyo stocks have climbed 0.50 per cent in quiet trading, with a weak yen sending exporters higher.
18/04/2014 12:54 PM
Ex-Anglo Irish Bank directors guilty
(Sky News Australia) Two former directors of the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of providing illegal loans.
18/04/2014 10:10 AM
Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade
(BBC News) A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.