Shares ended Monday's session with mild gains, as early strength faded along with share prices in the banking sector.
Jessica Sier The prospect of higher interest rates isn't spooking global investors, but something else has Australian shares the most "underweighted" index in the region.
Cole Latimer Protesters urge AGL to continue with plans to shut down its Liddell power station.
Simon Johanson, Elizabeth Knight Veteran retailer and billionaire Solomon Lew has lashed out at "unrealistic" property landlords, saying more stores would close if they didn't cut rents.
Sarah Turner Markets have reacted coolly to a surprisingly strong result from Germany's far-right party, but strategists warn the rising populist trend in Europe remains intact.
John Collett and Caitlin Fitzsimmons Buying and selling of preloved personal goods could be worth $43.5 billion a year and has grown by almost $4 billion over the past year.
Patrick Hatch An outage at Sydney Airport air traffic control has grounded flights in and out of the country's largest airport.
Nassim Khadem Australians now pay $4.41 billion a year in banking fees, which are mostly linked to home loans and credit cards.
Chris Weston The local sharemarket is set to open higher to start the week, building on Friday's gains.
John McDuling There is a fierce national debate over energy policy, but also as a (much quieter) debate around Australia's possible role in what is being described as "the second space age" begins to play out.