The Prince Alfred Hotel in Carlton, which sold at a public auction in late March for $4.5 million, was bought by Melbourne University.
Tom Allard Australia $29 billion system of franking credits for investors is skewed heavily to the rich and ripping a hole in the Budget, a new analysis has found.
Jared Lynch Google will prioritise companies that have "mobile-friendly" websites when people use the search engine on their smartphones or tablet computers.
David Ramli Singtel-Optus will quit the Australian Securities Exchange because of low trading volumes, in a move that will make it much harder for locals to invest in the company.
Local shares, taking their queue from overseas, are poised to recoup most of Monday's losses when trading begins this morning.
Nassim Khadem Companies would be forced to reveal any arrangements used to avoid tax, and those not paying their fair share would be named and shamed on a "worst offenders" list, under a plan by the Greens
Marc Moncrief The ABC and SBS are among the things Australians would cut to balance the budget, according to a survey by Choice magazine.
Stephen Cauchi Oil is trading at four month highs following strong US demand for petrol, but the overall trend remains bearish, according to Deutsche Bank and OPEC.
Mark Mulligan Monetary easing around the world has forced marginal investors into riskier assets, US-based Janus Capital says.
Nassim Khadem Treasurer Joe Hockey's plan to get more tax out of multinationals based on lessons from the UK's "Google tax" is just a political slogan tax experts say.