17 May 2013, 18:13 PM
The bears tore through the Australian dollar over the past two weeks, falling from US$1.03 to nearly US$0.97.
That's good news for exporters, but bad news for Australian travellers. Read more
14 May 2013, 17:40 PM
The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden, will be held at a
time when many parts of the eurozone struggle with recession and
austerity measures that have prompted protests in some countries across
08 May 2013, 23:47 PM
Shares in Manchester United have opened on the New York Stock Exchange, falling by almost 5 per cent in light volume in the first five minutes of trade following the retirement of manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sir Alex is widely touted as one of the best football managers of all time, with 38 trophies and 13 league titles in his 27 years with the club. Read more
08 May 2013, 14:27 PM
Experts at one of Australia’s most accurate forecasters is predicting the Reserve Bank will continue to cut official interest rates throughout this year.
Economists at Westpac are expecting the RBA to follow up yesterday’s 25 basis point cut with another next month. Read more
25 April 2013, 18:25 PM
Spain is now on par with Greece with having one of the worst jobless rates in Europe.
Official figures show more than 6.2 million Spaniards don't have work, pushing the country's unemployment rate to a record 27.2 per cent. Read more