NAB and ANZ are holding annual general meetings on Thursday, just more than a week after the release of a major report into the banking industry.
Russia has sold billions of reserves to stop a run on the rouble, with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev voicing confidence the crisis will be contained.
Shares in online auto sales company LatAm have fallen 20 per cent as they debuted on the Australian stock market.
Telco giant Telstra is in talks to buy undersea cable operator Pacnet in a deal that could be worth about $1 billion.

TPI buys Melb landfill for $165m

Transpacific Industries will pay $165 million to buy the Melbourne Western Landfill, the city's largest tip, from Boral.

Telcos agree to $653m takeover

Vocus is set to take control of fellow telco Amcom in a deal worth $653 million.

Gen Y chuck the most fake sickies

People who take fake sick days are likely to be unhappy at work. They're also more likely to be young, new research shows.
EFTPOS terminal provider Smartpay has launched a taxi payments business, putting it into competition with Cabcharge.
Gaming company Tabcorp is applying for leave to appeal to the High Court in its $686m battle for compensation from the Vic govt.

Vmoto powers ahead in China

Vmoto is setting up a joint venture company in China to cater for the increasing demand for electric vehicles.

Village Roadshow snares US film deal

Village Roadshow is buying a one third stake in the US movie company behind the Oscar-winning film, The King's Speech.

Weak start on market for oOh!media

Shares in billboard advertiser oOh!media are weaker after their first day of trade on the Australian share market.
Westpac is expecting Australia's economic growth pace to slow until the middle of next year.
Drilling services firm Boart Longyear expects challenging conditions to continue in 2015, after securing the final piece of a major support package.
The first load of coal from the controversial Maules Creek mine in NSW is on its way to port earlier than the operator had forecast.
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