The Athens stock market continued its steep slide, and interest rates on Greek bonds spiked further, as investors anticipated difficult negotiations between the new Syriza-led government in Greece and the country's creditors.
€317bn. Over 175pc of national output. That's the enormous debt mountain that faces the new Greek government. It is the issue over which the country is set to clash with other countries in the eurozone.
The country’s growing army of retail investors and SMSFs are putting their retirement savings at risk by chasing dividend yields, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).
Weet-Bix maker Sanitarium is taking on Weetabix, the largest player in the £1.2 billion UK cereal market, by targeting British consumers who skip breakfast.
The corporate regulator says it was not consulted about changes to data retention laws that will leave it without access to phone recordings vital for catching white-collar criminals.
Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals is running at full speed, chasing the falling iron ore price with cost reductions.
Coles’ and Woolworths’ push into the healthfoods has been bolstered by a global survey underlining the strength of consumer demand for healthier and fresh foods.
Another rally in CBA shares coupled with a strong day for Fortescue Metals sparked an intraday turnaround in the Australian sharemarket, which ended higher for a sixth straight session.
Tatts Group chief executive Robbie Cooke says Luke Foley's plan to halt the group’s expansion of lottery sales could erode confidence among businesses dealing with the party in future.
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries chief executive Stephen Roche says the Lindt cafe siege hurt consumer confidence and decreased the amount shoppers spent over Christmas.