The company rolling out the national broadband network has introduced new technology for 700,000 premises.
Sydney has the fourth riskiest housing market in the world due largely to strong foreign demand, according to UBS, however some economists aren't convinced.
Millennials can't be bothered or can't find the time to switch financial products, according to a new survey.
David Jones has launched its gourmet sandwich bar - with a Neil Perry-designed menu - at its Market Street food hall in Sydney.
AGL Energy has been hit with a so-called first strike on executive pay, despite the company's efforts to increase shareholder returns.

ASX wary of threat from hackers

ASX shareholders are far more interested in cyber security for the market operator's new system than the recent major market outage.
CME Group senior economist Erik Norland says Australia's debt-laden companies and households would not be able to bear the shock of an interest rate rise.
Buying and banking are big online, email is dying, social media and messaging are growing, and people still use digital greeting cards.
Travel insurer Cover-More is buying US-based Travelex Insurance Services for $138 million, and will fund the purchase through a $73.3 million equity raising.
A drug developed by an Australian pharmaceutical company to treat cystic fibrosis patients has received Russian government approval.
Internet usage is on the rise around Australia as users juggle their work, shopping and entertainment needs.
Flight Centre has expanded its presence in Europe further after buying the corporate business of online travel agency eDreams ODIGEO.
The Australian dollar may drop as much as 10 per cent if controversial US Republican candidate Donald Trump is elected president in November.
Mining giant Rio Tinto plans to buy back up to $US3 billion of its bonds as part of an ongoing capital management program.
Australian autoparts firm Bapcor wants to take over New Zealand's Hellaby Holdings, which will give it access to the cross-Traman autoparts market.

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