Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar28 Jul 2014, 1:37 pmUS discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar have announced a $US9.2 billion merger.
Spain, Italy borrowing costs fall28 Jul 2014, 1:37 pmInterest on Spanish and Italian debt has fallen to record lows as investor concern about the eurozone eases.
S. Africa metal workers call off strike28 Jul 2014, 1:24 pmSouth African metal workers have accepted a wage offer to end the country's largest-ever labour stoppage.
Lloyds to pay Libor rigging fines28 Jul 2014, 1:23 pmUK's Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay STG218 million in fines for attempting to rig lending rates.
Microsoft under antitrust probe in China28 Jul 2014, 1:14 pmMicrosoft has had some of its offices raided during an investigation by antitrust authorities in China.
Smith & Wesson fined for bribes28 Jul 2014, 1:00 pmUS gunmaker Smith & Wesson has been fined $US2 million for bribing officials in Indonesia and Pakistan.
US stocks little changed28 Jul 2014, 12:48 pmWall Street stocks have opened little changed after a pair of prominent US corporate acquisitions.
QLD hopes to follow as Brisbane posts property sale comeback27 Jul 2014, 9:07 pmWHILE the rest of Queensland fluctuates between buyers' market and sellers' market, Brisbane is headed for its strongest push in two decades.
Qld economy set to boom, says treasurer21 Jul 2014, 2:16 amQueensland's economy is on track to become the fastest growing in the nation, the state's treasurer says.
International award for Qld stock route system18 Jul 2014, 12:12 pmAN online stock route management system introduced by the Queensland Government to benefit local councils and graziers has won a major international award.