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Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar could be trading towards parity by the first-quarter of next year amid an extended period of weakness for the US dollar, Commonwealth Bank of Australia's analysts say in a...
Glenda Kwek The unemployment rate has fallen to a surprise 5.8 per cent from a decade-high last month, with 18,100 jobs added to the economy in a further sign that the sluggish labour market could be turning the...
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has broken through the 94 US cent barrier in jumping to a new 2014 high after a shock fall in the unemployment rate.
Glenda Kwek Business confidence has weakened to its lowest levels since the federal election.
Max Mason, Glenda Kwek Australian shares have mostly shrugged off the mounting losses on Wall Street, as US investors flee high-profile technology stocks.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar jumped half a cent to a new four-month high in a late rally on Tuesday.
Glenda Kwek Business confidence has weakened to its lowest levels since the federal election as sluggish activity weighed on positive sentiment, a monthly private survey has found.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has struggled to push back above US93¢, but remained buoyant even as currency strategists expect it to slip below US90¢ in this quarter.
Glenda Kwek Australian dollar pushes to four-month highs against the US dollar and euro.
Glenda Kwek US jobs data and ECB monetary policy help edge the Australian dollar to a new currency high.
Glenda Kwek Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet rose for a third straight month in March.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has pushed to new four-month highs against the US dollar and euro even as new US jobs data showed a recovery from the impact of the severe winter season.
Glenda Kwek Indonesia has gone from being a problem child to the best-performing Asian market this year.
Glenda Kwek From being a poster child for emerging market woes to becoming the best-performing Asian share market this year, Indonesia has come a long way in just a few months.
Glenda Kwek Retail spending edged higher in February as the boom in the property market boosted strong growth in the sale of household goods.
Glenda Kwek Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has backed Treasury boss Martin Parkinson call for a debate on fiscal policy, saying that reform was needed if governments wanted to spur economic growth.
Glenda Kwek Australians are continuing to splash out at the shops, as retail sales edged up in February after a strong start to the year in January.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has hit a 10-month high against the Japanese yen.
Glenda Kwek Total building approvals weakened in February after a strong start to the year, in a sign the market could be stabilising at a high level.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar weakened slightly against the US dollar as new building approvals data came in softer than expected.