Citigroup Inc. and Commonwealth Bank of Australia received Australian retail sales data for March about 18 minutes before the general public because of a mix-up at the country’s statistics bureau, documents showed.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard confronts mounting challenges to her own re-election after her Labor party suffered a landslide poll defeat in Queensland, leaving her with allies governing just two of the nation’s six states.
Dan Parks scored all of Scotland’s points as the team struggled to defeat Georgia 15-6 in a Rugby World Cup pool game. Samoa opened its campaign by beating Namibia 49-12 as Canada rallied to defeat Tonga 25-20.
State of New York Dormitory Authority, last year’s second-largest issuer of municipal debt, is selling $133.5 million in qualified school construction bonds as a six-month high in overall supply may raise yields.