[WASHINGTON] US business investment contracted more sharply than previously estimated in the second quarter and corporate profit growth was tepid, casting a shadow on an economy that is being...

[SYDNEY] Australian business investment surprisingly fell last quarter though companies upgraded spending plans for the year, sending a more positive signal for an economy that is otherwise faced...

[SYDNEY] Australian companies have hiked spending plans for the coming year, with non-mining investment leading the way in a positive omen for the economy, data showed on Thursday.