31/07/2014 2:39 PM
Woodside buyback plan set to fail
(News.com.au) WOODSIDE Petroleum's plan to buy back $US2.7b in shares from Shell looks set to fail, with almost 29 per cent of votes opposing the move.
31/07/2014 2:28 PM
Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss
(BBC News) Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.
31/07/2014 2:10 PM
Argentina defaults for second time
(BBC News) Argentina has defaulted on its debt - for the second time in 13 years - after last-minute talks in New York with a group of bond-holders end in failure.
31/07/2014 12:54 PM
Banks aren't bastards, says NAB boss
(News.com.au) THE departing boss of National Australia Bank says banks need to do more in explaining their big profits to the public and improving their image.
31/07/2014 12:10 PM
Housing may not take over from mining
(News.com.au) WEAKER-THAN-EXPECTED building approvals figures have dampened hopes that housing will help the economy rebalance as mining investment slows.
31/07/2014 11:45 AM
Argentine debt talks end in failure
(BBC News) Argentina and the so-called "hold-out" investors fail to reach an agreement at last-ditch talks, pushing the country towards a default.