Thousands of Australians are being injured by mislabelled and poor quality products, with one-third of injury reports made to the consumer watchdog in the past year relating to cosmetics.
With a market capitalisation of $1.7 billion, G8 eclipses a number of stocks at the bottom of the top 100 companies index.
As household finances improve to the tune of $625 a year and share prices fall, there are finally some reasons to buy retail stocks, Citi says.
Origin Energy chief executive Grant King has flagged expectations for "significant growth in earnings" in the 2015-16 year and beyond, but has pointed to a lower contribution this year from oil and gas production.
Wagering giant William Hill, which runs the Sportingbet, Centrebet and TomWaterhouse.com brands locally, has blamed an increase in fees charged by state racing bodies for a 3 per cent fall in bets placed in the past quarter.
The ACCC has backed Telstra in its bid to exclude its $11.2 billion NBN Co deal in setting wholesale prices for fixed line services, a decision that could affect millions of phone and internet users.
Expedia's planned $703 million purchase of Wotif.com Holdings has been delayed again after the New Zealand Commerce Commission issued a letter of "unresolved issues" relating to the acquisition of the online accommodation provider.
The largest shareholder in nib, the only listed health insurer, says the $4 billion-plus float of Medibank Private is an attractive opportunity, but has warned investors against expecting immediate returns from the company’s promised cost cutting.
Aurizon is set to avoid a ‘‘second strike’’ against its executive pay card at its annual shareholder meeting next month after two influential proxy advisers supported changes to the way it rewards management with bonuses.
With the economic outlook only ‘modest’ what are some good stocks to get into for the long term?