Questions emerge from analysts over value in $10 billion deal.
Peter Martin Business investment is collapsing at a record pace as resource companies accelerate cutbacks amid slides in coal, iron ore and gas prices.
Max Mason, Dominic White and John Stensholt Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has salvaged crucial pay television rights to broadcast the National Rugby League.
Stephen Cauchi Australian shares rose after underwhelming capital expenditure data revived hopes for an RBA interest rate cut.
Mark Mulligan Governor Glenn Stevens has made it clear that a third cut to the cash rate this year is extremely unlikely.
Michael Pascoe It's amazing how much attention is focused on one aspect of the system, while both the biggest fish in the super sea and the casual slaughter of anchovies are largely ignored.
Dominic White and Max Mason The National Rugby League has signed a $1.8 billion five year television rights deal, as foreshadowed by Fairfax Media.
Michaela Whitbourn and Jared Lynch A Federal Court judge has berated Volkswagen Australia's German parent company for obstructing a class action.
Mark Mulligan The $A plunged nearly half a US cent after the ABS said business investment contracted more than 9 per cent in the third quarter.
Malcolm Maiden It's difficult to see Brookfield getting the competition watchdog onside without agreeing to major surgery.