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Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar on Friday rose above US90¢ for the second time this week.
Glenda Kwek The unemployment rate has risen to its highest level in more than a decade.
Glenda Kwek The jobs market is fast becoming the "Achilles heel" of the Australian economy.
Glenda Kwek The jobless rate has shot up to its highest level in more than a decade, underscoring the weakness in the labour market.
Glenda Kwek Concerns about weakness in the Australian jobs market are dampening consumer confidence, even as the local currency rose towards its high for the year on positive US and Chinese news.
Glenda Kwek Australians are increasingly less confident about the future, despite low interest rates that are pushing up the value of their houses.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has lifted towards its high for the year on Wednesday.
Glenda Kwek Business conditions soared to their highest levels in almost three years in January.
Glenda Kwek and Clancy Yeates ANZ chief Mike Smith urges governments to provide tax breaks to businesses setting up in regions hit by the exodus of car manufacturers.
Glenda Kwek, Clancy Yeates ANZ chief Mike Smith has urged governments to provide tax breaks to businesses setting up in regions hit by the exodus of car manufacturers, amid fears the loss of tens of thousands of jobs in...
Glenda Kwek Manufacturing policy needs to be about more than the here and now, say economists.
Glenda Kwek Business conditions soared to their highest levels in almost three years in January, led by a sharp improvement in a manufacturing sector now reeling from Toyota’s exit from local production.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has once again been blamed for the demise of a local manufacturer, but analysts say a weaker exchange rate would have only delayed the inevitable for Toyota.
Glenda Kwek Strong January jobs data will be needed to take the Australian dollar past US90c.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has posted its best weekly performance since mid-October, after the Reserve Bank of Australia moved away from its call for a weaker exchange rate.
Glenda Kwek Economy moves away from a dependence on mining investment.
Glenda Kwek A boost in Australia's trade figures has lifted the dollar to its highest level in three weeks, as another decent batch of retail sales figures and further improvement in business confidence...
Glenda Kwek A strong rise in exports has pushed Australia's trade balance into a surplus for the first time in two years.
Glenda Kwek Reserve Bank's shift in monetary policy stance sparks rally in the Australian dollar, but analysts say the currency could weaken again this year.
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank's shift in its monetary policy stance has sparked a rally in the Australian dollar, but analysts say the currency could weaken again this year.