Treasury

Dollar lower as asia stocks slump

The dollar was lower against the yen and the euro in Asian trade Monday, with weakness in Asian stock markets again prompting flights to the perceived safety of the Japanese and eurozone currencies.

Business

Fresh data confirms China slowdown

China's factory activity contracted at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.

Sports

Socceroos World Cup qualifiers: Mat Ryan out of Bangladesh clash in Perth

THE Socceroos No. 1 shirt is up for grabs for the first time in years after Mat Ryan was omitted from the World Cup qualifiers squad for matches against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after copping a knock to a knee in Valencia’s La Liga match Monday morning.