Work from home win for bosses
The local share market dropped 0.1 per cent for the day, but finished the week up 1.1 per cent after strong gains on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A Senate inquiry into a 12-hour Optus outage that affected millions of Australians has revealed hundreds of triple-zero calls were unable to go through.
Optus CEO Bayer Rosmarin considers stepping down
The local share market started higher but finished 0.7 per cent lower after a strong labour market report raised fears of more rate hikes next year.
King swings the axe on road, rail
The local share market rose 1.4 per cent to an eight-week high after US inflation data suggested the rate-hiking cycle in the world's largest economy is over.
Official data will reveal how quickly pay packets expanded over the last quarter as minimum and award wage increases kicked in.
PM: Surplus trumps pain from prices
The ASX200 rose 0.8 per cent to climb back above the 7,000 level amid strong gains by the energy and mining sectors.
Labor to force states to pay for bigger share of projects
The local share market has finished down 0.4 per cent, with every sector in the red except for utilities.
Telcos hit with strict cyber rules
The local share market finished down 0.6 per cent after Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said more interest rate hikes might be needed.
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 have ended their longest winning streaks in two years after a disappointing bond auction and the Fed chair's warning about rates.
Optus hit threatens industry shake-up
The ASX200 closed up 0.3 per cent and finished above 7,000 for the first time since mid-October.
Optus outage causes chaos
The ASX200 climbed by 0.26 per cent to again hover just below 7,000, while BHP and Rio Tinto dropped on China's attempt to contain iron ore prices.
Bullock acts on stubborn price rises