Gender is the decisive factor in women continuing to be paid significantly less than their male colleagues, according to a new report.
BHP Billiton is cutting at least 100 positions at its head office in Melbourne following the completion of its South32 demerger in May.
The Australian dollar fell to a six year low below 73 US cents, but most analysts believe it won't fall below 70 US cents by the end of the year.
Iron ore baron Andrew Forrest in not particularly concerned by sharp falls on Chinese share markets.
News Corp's mislead consumers through advertisements attacking rival, Victoria's Supreme Court has found.
Anatara has raised $9 million from investors, which will enable a global rollout of its lead product upon receipt of regulatory approvals.
PhytoTech Medical and MMJ Bioscience merger has created Australia's first vertically integrated medical marijuana company.
The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review CSL's licence application for its latest treatment for haemophilia.

Consumer confidence climbs higher

Consumer confidence has crept a little higher, rising 0.6 per cent because customers' perception of their personal finance is improving.
If a new share offer is taken up in full, NAB says it will have fully divested its stake in a former US subsidiary to the tune of $US385 million.

Myer to cut permanent staff

Department store chain Myer says it'll offer voluntary redundancies at 42 of its stores as part of a bid to improve service during peak seasons.
A deal with safety regulators could see automaker Fiat Chrysler forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to fix defective vehicles.
Australian company SMEC's efforts to carry out consultations on a $US8 billion dam project in Myanmar has met with resistance by locals.
NAB will lift variable interest rates on interest-only home loans and line of credit facilities by 0.29 percentage points.
The Financial Services Council and Commonwealth Bank say 72 per cent of Australians over the age of 50 are willing to stay in the workforce for longer.

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