NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn will take about two months leave around the scheduled release of the findings of the financial services royal commission.
The ACCC wants Qantas-owned Jetstar to pay a $1.95 million penalty for misleading some customers over their right to a refund.
Auction activity in the capital cities is winding down as expected for Christmas, but clearance rates could fall even further than lows last seen in 2011.
The Australian share market is flat with energy stocks and the heavyweight financial sector cancelling out gains for resources
Having completed a major buyback, BHP is handing back the last of the $US5.2 billion from the sale of its onshore US assets through a special dividend.
Rio Tinto has completed the $500 million sale of its French aluminium smelter, freeing up yet more cash it says will be returned to shareholders.
Domain has agreed to buy commercial property digital listings platform CommercialView.com.au in a deal worth between $4 million and $17.2 million.
The Australian Stock Exchange is tipped to fall when trade resumes on Monday thanks to worry over the global economy and dour economic data from China.
Security forces in Paris have clashed with 'yellow vest' demonstrators near the Champs-Elysees boulevard in another weekend of protests.
Commonwealth Bank has signed up to Apple Pay, ending ANZ's two-and-a-half-year run as the only big four bank in Australia to offer the service
Wesfarmers has appointed a mergers and acquisitions expert to its board as it looks for opportunities after offloading Coles and exiting the UK hardware market.
Engineering firm CIMIC has announced a buyback of 10 per cent of its shares over the next year, the fourth year in a row it has done so.
CSR boss Rob Sindel will quit within 12 months after a period that has seen the company's share price halve and its troubled glass business put up for sale.
Nine Entertainment's merger with Fairfax Media has lifted the company into the top 100 on the ASX, with Harvey Norman one of two firms to make way.
The Australian share market is higher despite telco stocks weighing amid ACCC concerns over the merger of Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom.
Coal shipments from BHP Billiton, Glenore, Anglo American and Peabody Energy could be delayed after Aurizon railway workers voted to strike.