Apache Energy is being sold for around $US2.1 billion and will exit the Australian oil and gas market.

Most can name at least one celebrity trainer, nutritionist, or even gardener, but researchers say there are no celebrity accountants - and it could be a good thing.

PayPal and eBay are working out the terms of their divorce, with the payment platform being freed-up to seek greener pastures.

Analysts say Gen Y are sceptical the value of financial advice, because they have a greater ability to find information for themselves.

Major tech firms have sent their people to appear before the Senate hearing on multinational tax rorts, but they did not reveal much.

Media investigations suggest that the heads of Australian universities are pocketing some serious salaries, crying poor while taking more for themselves.

The head of the Federal Treasury wants a "fundamental rethink" of the links between superannuation, pensions, housing and the welfare system.

Major mining and technology companies will be called on to explain their tax arrangements, with the launch of a Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance this week.

Local experts say investing in solar energy can now bring solid returns while being friendly to the Earth.

AGL will pay back $785,000 to customers it misled, following a Federal Court ruling last week.

The Commonwealth has expanded its sanctions against Russia, to display more displeasure at the European giant’s actions in Ukraine.

The Federal Government is expected to announce the appointment of a top West Australian bureaucrat to a prime European posting.

New figures show gay men earn around 20 per cent less than their heterosexual counterparts, while lesbians out-earn heterosexual women by at least 33 per cent.

The Federal Government has put its cards on the table in regard to tax reform, and is moving slowly following the release of a very broad discussion paper.

The iron price has dropped again, and Andrew Forrest is having trouble finding friends to fix it.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for global support on Beijing's ideas for a new development bank, and Australia may take him up.

The Reserve Bank has issued a warning to investors amid overinflated prices that continue to climb.

ASIC say it needs access to private telecommunications to function properly.

As the Federal Government pushes for better standards for financial planners, it appears very likely that university degrees will be required soon.

Global finance giant Bloomberg has joined with the Australian Government on a $100 million health program.

A plan to scrap big life insurance commissions could see an end to the careers of many financial planners.

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