APRA has ordered Macquarie, Rabobank and HSBC to tighten funding arrangements to ensure funds cannot be withdrawn by parent companies during financial stress.
Coca-Cola says it is winning customers with new drinks like low-sugar sodas and iced coffees as its shares hit a record high in the US.
The IMF sees a weaker global economy this year, blaming lacklustre growth on heightened trade tensions and specifically the trade war between the US and China.
Every sector of the ASX200 has posted gains, with energy companies especially buoyant following a rise in the price of crude oil.
Online retailer Kogan.com says unaudited second-half gross profit for the six months to June 30 was more than 12 per cent higher than a year ago.
First State Super and VicSuper have signed a binding heads of agreement to merge and become one of the nation's largest pension funds.
Altura Mining says key shareholder Ningbo Shanshan would increase its stake and invest $22.4 million in the ASX-listed lithium miner.
Consumers have remained reluctant to spend on retail and cars despite more money flowing into their accounts from interest rate and tax cuts.
The S&P 500 is heading towards a new record as investors keenly await quarterly earnings reports from tech companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon.