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VW suspends sale of some cars in Australia
Volkswagen has immediately suspended the sale of some diesel vehicles in Australia while it addresses its emissions-cheating scam.
VW shareholder files first suit in Germany
A VW shareholder has filed a suit against the carmaker over the pollution cheating scandal, seeking 10,000 euros in damages.
US job growth fades in September
Weaker hiring has led to a slump in jobs growth for the US for September, with only 142,000 jobs added.
Bankruptcy for Russia's 2nd airline
Declaring bankruptcy is the "only possible option" for Russia's Transaero airline, a minister says, after a proposed acquisition by Aeroflot fell through.
Venezuelan oil refining complex shut down
A Venezuelan refining complex has been shut down by a power failure, with the state oil authority saying it will take days to restore full operations.
Hackers attack two major retailers
Hackers have accessed personal details of David Jones' online customers in a similar attack to that levelled at Kmart earlier this week.
RBA unlikely to cut cash rate again
The Reserve Bank is expected to keep the cash rate unchanged on Tuesday and only two are predicting another rate cut.
VW to give Aust govt car info next week
Volkswagen have promised government an update next week on whether Australians have been sold cars fitted with devices to cheat emissions tests.
Origin secures $1.35b from investors
The first part of Origin Energy' $2.5 billion capital raising is complete, with the remaining $1.2 billion to come from retail shareholders.
Aust bonds flat ahead of US jobs data
The Australian bond market has had a subdued day of trade as investors sit on the sidelines ahead of the release of key US unemployment figures.