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The Federal Court has fined Visa $18 million and sent a clarion call to multinationals that Australia will not tolerate them flouting its competition laws.
Banks that don't start catering to women could miss out on the lion's share of the largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in Australian history.
The number of visitors to Australia rose by 33,900 over the year to July, with NZ dominating both the total and the annual increase.
Asian leisure giant Genting Hong Kong has received part of the approvals needed to lift its stake in casinos operator Echo Entertainment.
Kathmandu has lost its spot among the share market's top 200 companies, along with several resource-related firms.
Entrepreneurial support group Rare Birds is making the capital raising path smoother for businesswomen.
Rio Tinto has outlined further efforts to cut costs at its Pilbara iron ore operations as it sticks to China demand forecasts of 1b tonnes by 2030.
Equal Pay Day falls on September 4 this year, 65 days after the end of the financial year, to represent the extra work days women need to reach equal pay.

Myer shares hit all-time low

Shares in Myer have plunged to 94 cents, less than a quarter of their value when the retailer listed in 2009, due to its latest capital raising venture.

Air NZ to defend US class action

Air New Zealand and other airlines have failed to end a price-fixing class action in the United States and the case will go trial in January.

Trade balance in deficit in July

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released international trade figures for July.
Demand for fixed rate home loans has fallen to its lowest level since January 2013, despite current volatility in the market.
Kathmandu on Thursday reiterated its advice to shareholders to reject Briscoe's takeover offer, saying it was inadequate and undervalued the company.
The services sector has grown at its fastest pace in more than seven years, boosted by low interest rates, the housing boom and a falling Aussie dollar.
Banking giant NAB says it "is not involved and has no plans to be involved" in any financing for the Carmichael coal mine.
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