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Santos production up 33%

Australia's No.2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd has posted record quarterly production, boosted by its acquisition of Quadrant Energy assets, a day after it announced an '"exciting" gas discovery in the North West Shelf.

Sentencing for Perth broker who took client cash

A former insurance broker who admitted funnelling almost $200,000 owed to clients into his own bank accounts has been sentenced to two years and nine months imprisonment.

RBA holds cash rate at 1.5% yet again

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate at a record low of 1.5 per cent as widely expected, but most economists believe a rate cut is around the corner.

Equity group to buy Navitas for $2.3b

A consortium comprised of private equity firm BGH, AustralianSuper and former Navitas chief executive Rod Jones have agreed to buy the global education provider for $2.3 billion.

Gas, oil tax changes to rake in $6bn

The federal government expects to raise $6 billion over the next decade from changes to the taxation of Australia's big oil and gas producers.

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Sentencing for Perth broker who took client cash

A former insurance broker who admitted funnelling almost $200,000 owed to clients into his own bank accounts has been sentenced to two years and nine months imprisonment.

Equity group to buy Navitas for $2.3b

A consortium comprised of private equity firm BGH, AustralianSuper and former Navitas chief executive Rod Jones have agreed to buy the global education provider for $2.3 billion.

Gas, oil tax changes to rake in $6bn

The federal government expects to raise $6 billion over the next decade from changes to the taxation of Australia's big oil and gas producers.

RBA holds cash rate at 1.5% yet again

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate at a record low of 1.5 per cent as widely expected, but most economists believe a rate cut is around the corner.