At 0700 AEST on Thursday, the local unit was trading at 76.53 US
cents, down from 76.54 cents on Wednesday.2. Five out of eight of the biggest US
banks do not have credible plans for winding down operations during a crisis without the help of public money, federal regulators say.7. US
retail sales unexpectedly fell in March as households cut back on purchases of cars and other items, further evidence that economic growth stumbled in the first quarter.8.