Warren Buffett has committed some of the C$12.64b price tag for what will be the world's third-largest fast-food group.
Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits with some flights operating nearly empty.
But the US economy stays on solid ground, economists say.
Growth in China's vast factory sector slowed and conditions look uncreasingly unsteady.
Canadian medical marijuana producer Bedrocan will offer investors an alternative in a growing market.
S&P 500 breaks milestone and eyes another after a flurry of positive economic data.
Bank pays US$16.65b over misleading investors into buying troubled mortgage-backed securities.
Jetstar is being accused of failing to tell passengers about extra fees in an Australian court.
Struggling Qantas is dropping plans for a partial float of its lucrative $2.7b loyalty business.
Subdued NZ media market leads to drop in earnings for APN’s Kiwi media business, but radio fares better.
Sydney cafe owner who reportedly refused to hire a black barista has himself become the target of racist attacks.
Heinz forced to recall infant food products in China after excess levels of lead found.
Chocolates, Arsenal and Warren Buffett are among the most expensive shares you can buy.
The Aussie retailer's new South African owner tries to quash concerns the department store will go down-market.
Airline plans to cut costs in its ailing international business by nearly one-third, sparking speculation of more capacity cuts and job losses.
The world's third-richest man, Warren Buffett, has built the company up over nearly five decades.
Wage rises have been so low across the Tasman that most workers have gone backwards.
NZ authorities have given Indian investigators tax data about illegal funds held here, the Press Trust of India says.
The portrait of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung, has disappeared from the nation's bank notes.
Woolworths has opened its first dedicated online store in Australia.