The Reserve Bank is eager to see Fed tighten monetary policy to put downward pressure on the Australian dollar. AP. Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday confirmed that its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, while operating results fell short of analyst forecasts as falling oil prices and coal demand hurt its BNSF railroad unit.
He was known as the relentless empire builder of the British rag trade, but as Sir Philip Green prepared for his second assault on the boardroom of the country's biggest clothing chain 12 years ago, he told reporters his path was blocked.
NEW YORK BP PLC (BP.L) said on Friday it would not be able to deliver on some contracts for Canadian crude due to a wildfire that has cut Canada's oil sands output in half and snarled supply lines.
Residents of a seaside town have stemmed the tide of second homes-building in a referendum to ban construction. St Ives held the vote after a surge in holiday homes in the Cornish town and a shortage of affordable housing.