The main domestic event for Australian markets will be the RBA meeting on Tuesday to determine the cash rate.
Frederik Balfour The painting by the billionaire and Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi could fetch as much as HK$2.5 million ($459,000) for charity.
Rose Powell "Too many dodgy Chinese companies have come to the ASX, raised money and disappeared back overseas," its banker says.
Rose Powell Economists aren't expecting any change to interest rates on Tuesday but an increasing number believe the RBA will cut before the end of the year.
Investors are bracing for more pain as the US earnings season kicks off.
Luke Kawa You'll never look at "credit unions" the same way again after reading this Federal Reserve report.
Joseph Ciolli and Kate Garber While everything from Glencore to the US Labor Department threw punches at Wall Street, nothing landed the knockout blow.
Tariq Panja Top sponsors demand FIFA president has to go "immediately" to end damage to soccer's reputation.
Carolyn Cummins This weekend is considered a bonanza for retailers as avid fans from the Australian Football League (AFL) and the National Rugby League (NRL) snap up no end of football paraphernalia to support their teams in the finals.
Carolyn Cummins The asset sales by Charter Hall, Brookfield Property and DEXUS Property, will set the pace for a busy end to the 2015 calendar year.