The Senate blockade of major budget reforms threatens to intensify concerns about levels of sovereign risk in Australia, Trade Minister Andrew Robb has warned as the government embarks on new talks this week to pass unpopular savings.
Ardent Leisure recorded a full-year profit increase of almost 38 per cent and says growth in its Main Event family entertainment business will grow materially in fiscal 2015 after it reached 21 per cent of group earnings this year.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he would soon leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has been holed up for two years to avoid extradition, though he declined to specify under what conditions.
Hong Kong stocks have closed flat after worse-than-expected Chinese economic data was balanced by gains for telecoms companies. A report showed China's foreign direct investment (FDI) slumped to a two-year low, adding to a series of downbeat data ...
Russia's foreign minister said Monday that an agreement had been reached for the delivery of what Moscow says is humanitarian aid to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, although no progress had been made on a cease-fire accord.