Lawyer for Madoff employee on trial discredits government's star witness as a "con man's con man".
ECB raises economic growth forecast as it acknowledges the strengthening recovery in Eurozone countries.
Disney is laying off 700 people from the interactive unit that makes video games and operates its websites.
US Supreme Court may make it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud.
Greece's finance minister hopes to get a "good progress report" from international debt inspectors.
David Jones is expected to postpone merger talks until both retail chains have released interim profit results.
Bank of England employee suspended as the bank investigates allegations it condoned forex rate manipulation.
Consumers spending more and saving less have helped the Australian economy beat expectations.
Five Bernard Madoff staffers used an "avalanche of lies" to help him carry out his Ponzi scheme, court hears.
Russia faces EU and US sanctions unless Moscow de-escalates the crisis in Ukraine.
The flying kangaroo is now at the centre of a worsening political stalemate and faces years of uncertainty.
Plans to funnel money into roads, education and other economy-boosting areas, are likely to hit blocks.
Warren Buffett - someone who bought his first stock in 1942 - offers some perspective on current market worries.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate on hold at a record low of 2.5 per cent.
He's a billionaire and been linked romantically to Miranda Kerr, but James Packer says his home life is "a disaster".
The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund - Norway's - may be banned from investing in coal, oil and gas.
Russia's intervention in Ukraine drive up crude oil and prices for gold as investors seek safe havens.
Proposed changes to the Qantas Sale Act seem unlikely to find short-term parliamentary support.
There are now 1645 billionaires on Forbes' rich list, and a familiar face is back at the top.