QBE Group expects to sell some of its troubled Latin American business after an "extremely disappointing" loss in its emerging markets arm dragged on the global insurer's profits.
Jessica Sier It was a busy Thursday for company earnings, but a mammoth slide in Telstra was easily the biggest influence on the ASX.
Nassim Khadem Hearing implant maker Cochlear will ramp up consumer campaigns to convince another 37 million people with severe hearing loss to use its iPhone and iPad-powered hearing implants.
Harold Mitchell There's good research and there's rubbish research. The government's postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage will be expensive rubbish.
Giles Turner US President Donald Trump once again unloaded on Amazon, tweeting that the company is hurting other retailers and implying that it's killing industry jobs across the US.
Darren Gray Surging coal prices and an increased share of metallurgical coal sales in total coal sales have helped propel Whitehaven Coal to a record profit result.
Jens Meyer, Timothy Moore The Australian dollar has jumped back above the US79?? mark, buoyed by strong employment numbers and as the greenback came under pressure following dovish Fed minutes.
Lucy Battersby Telstra lost $5 billion in market value in the opening minutes of trading after telling investors it will make a "material" cut to its dividends to buffer the impact of the NBN on its profits.
Eryk Bagshaw The average number of workers being employed every six months has had its strongest run in seven years.
Carolyn Cummins Mirvac has seen a marginal decline in the number of foreign buyers for its apartments in the wake of the federal government changes to capital control, yet says Sydney and Melbourne remain "fundamentally" under-supplied for housing.