Soft drink giant quietly dropped the brand after spending millions trying to launch the beverage.
Liam Mannix When Vicki Campbell walked into the Telstra store, she just wanted a cheaper phone plan. The $30 a month she was paying was unaffordable on her disability pension.
Mathew Dunckley and Patrick Commins Prices for essentials jump as wages barely lift and debts are high - boding ill for consumer spending.
Patrick Hatch Billionaire Kerry Stokes' fortunes have been bolstered by a strengthening Chinese economy that has boosted demand for heavy machinery.
Myriam Robin and Jessica Sier Financial and mining stocks helped lift the local sharemarket closer to the key 6000 level on Wednesday.
Vesna Poljak Fund managers who own European equities wonder what took everyone so long to wake up to the potential bull market playing out.
Myriam Robin The wave of money flowing out of active funds and into passive investments has caused no end of headaches for the world's fund managers. PIMCO is preparing its defence.
The mining giant has reported a 20 per cent drop in nine-month copper production and cut its full-year production guidance due to industrial action at its Escondida mine in northern Chile.
Elizabeth Knight BHP Billiton won't want to appear like its decision to sell a lick of its American onshore shale oil and gas assets is a response to bullying from US activist shareholder Elliott Associates.
Clancy Yeates The corporate watchdog is seeking greater powers to step in and change how some salespeople in the financial sector are paid.