It's the highest-estimate private collection on auction ever, and is set to test the art market after the turmoil in financial markets.
Clancy Yeates The local head of banking giant HSBC has predicted future waves of Chinese investment in Australia will focus more on property and services industries.
Vanessa Desloires The big four should be able to maintain their high payouts amid a weaker economy but would likely need to slash them if Australia falls into recession, UBS says.
John Collett Expectant travellers risk having their travel insurance rendered worthless because of the tight restrictions on pregnancy.
Peter Hannam Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from energy use jumped by almost 10 million tonnes in the first year after the end of the carbon price, making it harder for the Abbott government to meet its goals of reducing carbon pollution.
John McDuling One of the criticisms of renewable energy sources is they require huge government subsidies to be economic. Well, think again.
Gareth Hutchens Journalist for the Australian Financial Review was the only one to make a profit from the last four weeks of trading.
Ruth David, Dinesh Nair and Spencer Soper Founder Jack Ma and vice chairman Joseph Tsai are planning to use a margin loan to raise money for their private wealth fund, according to people familiar with the matter.
Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend.
Peter Martin The Australian dollar has dipped below 70 US cents twice in the last two days. Next time, it's set to stay below 70 and keep falling.