Australian shares follow global peers higher after dovish Fed comments

* Banks stocks gain most on ASX, energy also rises * Vocus shares plunge after suitor EQT withdrew bid * Dacian Gold sinks on outlook cut (Updates to close) By Devika Syamnath June 5 (Reuters) – Australian shares finished higher Read more ›

Australian shares end in red as trade war bites risk appetite

* Commodity stocks most hit on ASX * Lynas reverses to end down, U.S. prepares for China’s rare earths threat * NZ’s Fonterra at all-time low as dry weather hits milk output (Updates to close) By Devika Syamnath May 30 Read more ›

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump's U.N. laughter moment

An Air New Zealand advertisement released for the Christmas season this week takes a dig at U.S. President Donald Trump by portraying an American boy wearing a “Make Christmas Great Again” red cap being laughed at by other children on Read more ›

Australia shares poised to open lower; New Zealand down

Sept 18 (Reuters) – Australian shares are expected to slip on Tuesday, mirroring Wall Street, which fell overnight as markets await news on a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods by the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump was Read more ›

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

China’s crackdown on online rumor-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh target – a 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to be a billionaire, gave himself fake titles and posted Photoshopped pictures of himself with world leaders. Source link

NZ’s Restaurant Brands to exit Starbucks business in New Zealand

(Reuters) – Restaurant Brands New Zealand said it would not renew its license deal with Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) when it expires in October. Customers pass by the logo of an American coffee company Starbucks inside a coffee shop in Rio Read more ›

REFILE-Australia shares rise on hopes of smoother global trade; NZ up

(Adds dropped word to headline, no text change) * Materials stocks drive gains on Aussie benchmark * Rubber products maker Ansell falls as much as 10.1 pct on results, trade outlook * NZ benchmark up, led by healthcare shares By Read more ›

Australian shares set to edge higher, NZ down

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Australian shares are expected to inch higher on Monday, with support from a rise in oil prices likely to see energy stocks gain, but lingering trade war concerns could weigh on sentiment. Crude oil prices saw Read more ›