An 87-year-old grandmother took on US billionaire Donald Trump and lost.
McDonald's faces criticism that it's a purveyor of junk food that markets to children at its annual shareholder meeting in the US.
Choppy markets underscore Japan's vulnerability to a loss of investor confidence as PM Shinzo Abe attempts shock monetary easing to end two decades of stagnation.
After 53 years, Ford's Australian large car, the Falcon, has been given 3 years to live.
HP raises its outlook as its turnaround plan helps offset shrinking personal computer sales.
Ford confirms its Australian plants will close and with them 1200 jobs and the Falcon model.
Britain's pensions regulator may extend its investigation into GPG to the individuals involved.
Significant job losses are expected at Telstra as the Australian telco shifts away from its legacy business.
The head of a typical large public company made US$9.7 million (NZ$12m) in 2012, up 6.5 per cent from a year earlier.
Ben Bernanke says the US job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to slow its stimulus programmes.
Gina Rinehart's wealth has shed a staggering A$7 billion in the past year but she is still the richest Australian.
The number of Australians directly owning shares fell to the lowest level in more than a decade.
NZ's relationship with Indonesia needs to evolve into a "true" partnership, Indonesian deputy trade minister says.
Spending on mineral exploration in Australia has declined by more than a quarter.
After a 17-per cent rally since the start of the year, investors are wondering how much further equities can run.
Shares in Fiji's only gold mine jump 9.2 per cent on the London Stock Exchange after a Chinese energy operation takes a big stake.
After two decades defined by the nuclear free standoff there is a new buzzword to describe relations between NZ and the US.
Ireland says it is not to blame for Apple Inc's low global tax payments and had no special rate deal with the company.
Apple uses affiliate companies outside the US to avoid billions of dollars in US taxes, a Senate investigation finds.
A heavy weight line-up of former US trade reps is gloomy on the chances of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal being finalised this year.