Crown Casinos and developer Lend Lease have signed off on a $1 billion deal to build the resort at Barangaroo South in Sydney.
Atlas Iron's bottom line is expected to suffer a hit of up to $160m following a fall in the value of some if its mining assets.

RBA backs APRA on property rules

Sydney and Melbourne don't need tough NZ-style property rules to help cool down house prices, the RBA says.
BBY ran into trouble after suffering losses over the last 18 months.
ASIC wants financial advice firms to improve their company cultures to stop customers getting "fleeced" of their savings.
Adelaide Brighton predicts steady sales in 2015 amid plans to save a further $2 million this year as part of a restructure.

Aust Vintage expecting profit drop

The winemaker behind the McGuigan label, Australian Vintage, says grape yields from its vineyards have been disappointing.
Moves by the US Federal Reserve to lift interest rates should help push the Australian dollar lower, the RBA's Philip Lowe says.
The amount of construction work completed has fallen for the fourth consecutive quarter amid a huge slump in the mining sector.
The owner of Radio Rentals, Thorn Group, has posted an 8.7pct lift in full year earnings and says it expects to benefit from the federal budget.

Economy showing signs of recovery

The latest Westpac/Melbourne Institute Leading Index shows the Australian economy is improving but is still growing at a sluggish pace.
Programmed Maintenance Services shares are higher after its full year result beat expectations, despite a slide in profit.

Ted Pretty farewells Hills Group

Ted Pretty has made an unexpected exit from revamped technology group Hills, less than three years after being appointed chief executive.
Suncorp expects to reap more than $170 million in benefits within three years from a $75 million investment in its operating systems.
Fortescue Metals has defended its Singapore company which its says was set up to invest in the China Beijing International Mining Exchange.

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