McDonald's lost a million customers last year and profits went with them. Photograph: David Levenson / Alamy/Alamy. Rupert Neate in New York.
And Warren Buffett has warned that stock prices will appear expensive if interest rates increase from their current ultra-low levels.
Herve Falciani, a former IT analyst from banking group HSBC who provided prosecutors with data on thousands of accounts which led to a tax evasion probe by European authorities, poses during his meeting with Pablo Iglesias (not pictured), ...
Global factors will weigh on the Reserve Bank board tomorrow, with both unexpected weakness in the US and the continuing quantitative easing programs of Europe and Japan putting unwelcome upward pressure on the Australian dollar.
Greece and its international creditors are still far apart on key elements of the country's bailout agenda after four days of intensive negotiations.