From Global Markets 5:48 pm
The local market extended its losses in the second half of trade, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.5 per cent or 29.2pts to 5446.2. The miners ended modestly firmer; however the improvements lessened this afternoon while falls from the big banks held the market back most.
From Economy 5:04 pm
The Ebola outbreak will last 12 - 18 months more.
From Politics & Policy 5:00 pm
Tomasz Siemoniak, Polish defence minister, denied Poland will supply Ukraine with modern weapons.
From Politics & Policy 3:40 pm
A total of six vehicles were destroyed as the United States carried out its first expanded airstrike against the ISIS. Also destroyed was one of the Islamist group's fighting positions.
From Politics & Policy 3:02 pm
China wants a stake in Greece's 40 billion euros worth mineral resources that include the highly essential rare earths metals.
From Politics & Policy 2:54 pm
Share prices of arms producing companies surge by 30 percent on average as revealed by data compiled by SIPRI.
From Global Markets 2:31 pm
The Australian sharemarket is modestly lower after recording its biggest daily slump in five weeks yesterday. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down 0.1 per cent and continues to soften following disappointing signs for China's economy on Saturday.
From Politics & Policy 1:50 pm
All eyes are on Scotland's referendum for independence on Thursday.
From Politics & Policy 12:40 pm
A Canadian Islamic preacher was denied entry by the Philippines because he posed a threat to national security.
From Politics & Policy 10:31 am
Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar back above
USD 0.9000 as markets count down to the FOMC
announcement on Thursday morning.