The S&P/ASX 200 is all but back where it started 2020, sitting just 7 per cent below the all-time high it tapped in February, and analysts say a Santa rally could push it higher.
- by Lucy Battersby
Major Australian retailers are preparing for a bumper holiday shopping season thanks to a COVID-induced shift in spending habits.
- by Dominic Powell
Nick Molnar's return to the chief executive role at Afterpay this week, alongside Anthony Eisen, shows that the founders of the $29 billion buy now, pay later juggernaut remain in the driver's seat as it faces ferocious competition across its key markets.
- by Colin Kruger
Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has swept aside the competition regulator's concerns about banks buying fintechs and warned regulators should enforce the law not dictate policy.
- by Cara Waters
How far can Afterpay's share price rise with so many competitors now vying for a piece of the action in the rapidly growing "Buy Now Pay Later" space?
- by John Collett
Afterpay's new management structure is a little unconventional, but the buy now, pay later darling is no stranger to breaking with convention.
- by Elizabeth Knight
Afterpay says it has maintained its record growth rate as it heads into the festive season but the $29 billion buy now pay later provider failed to offer any fresh update on how the key metrics of customer growth and merchant turnover are tracking.
- by Colin Kruger
One in five users of buy now, pay later apps such as Afterpay have been missing payments and going without meals to pay their bills, ASIC says.
- by Colin Kruger and Lucy Battersby
A sense of certainty sent global markets into a frenzy on Tuesday but the ASX couldn't make the most of the excitement, closing 0.7% higher at 6340 points.
- by Lucy Battersby and Alex Druce