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Pie Face crumbles
One of Australia’s most successful new franchises Pie Face has gone into voluntary administration with investors expecting to be tapped for extra funds as the company battles to survive.
Russia loses $140b from sanctions
Vladimir Putin and senior members of his government are downplaying the effect of Western sanctions on the country's bad economy.
Medibank Private shares expected to soar
Mum and dad investors in Medibank Private are set to see the value of their stake grow when the private health insurer floats.
German business confidence stabilises
The Ifo think-tank's closely watched barometer on the German economy rose to 104.7 points in November from 103.2 points in October.
Rinehart says regulation is killing jobs
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart says too much government regulation is hurting Australians, small businesses and the economy.
Olympic expansion compelling: BHP
There is hope that Olympic Dam's expansion could go ahead, with BHP Billiton's copper president saying there was a compelling case for the move.
Bond futures prices move higher
A lower iron ore price has been good news for Australian bonds.
Govt delays billionaire's casino plans
Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung's Aquis is reviewing plans to buy the Cairns casino and build a nearby resort.
Primary founder Bateman to step down
Dr Edmund Bateman, the founder of Primary Health Care, will step down as the company's managing director.
Stocks to watch at close on Monday
Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange at close on Monday