Peter Martin If anything the market is undersupplied, according to assistant governor Guy Debelle.
Peter Martin Productivity Commission head says manufacturing was in decline anyway.
Peter Martin Australia's natural gas boom threatens to set off a new round of interest rate hikes.
Peter Martin Minutes released yesterday call the discussion of the 0.25 percentage point cut 'finely balanced'.
Peter Martin A key member of the Henry tax review has rounded on business lobbyists calling for a cut in the company tax rate.
Peter Martin THE next election will be austere if the Treasury boss, Martin Parkinson, gets his way.
Peter Martin ASK families if their finances have improved over the past year and they are likely to feel perky. Australians gave more positive answers to that question this month than last and more positive...
Peter Martin Ask families if their finances have improved over the past year and they are likely to feel perky.
Peter Martin A surge in mining investment and an apparent upswing in consumer spending have delivered Australia one of the fastest economic growth rates in the developed world.
Peter Martin A SURGE in mining investment and an apparent upswing in consumer spending have delivered Australia one of the fastest economic growth rates in the developed world.
Peter Martin, Eric Johnston THE Reserve Bank stands ready to cut rates again following yesterday's 0.25 percentage point reduction if the global economy slows further or if consumers fail to recover their confidence once the...
Peter Martin, Michael Evans INVESTORS have wiped about $22 billion from the Australian sharemarket as fresh fears of a serious slowdown in global growth sparked a panic selloff, pushing the ASX200 below the key 4000-point mark.
Peter Martin Australia's sharemarket has crashed to a six-month low on the back of ominous economic figures that have increased the likelihood of a cut in interest rates when the Reserve Bank board meets today.
Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank is being urged to cut interest rates by a further 0.5 percentage points at its board meeting tomorrow to head off a fall in confidence before the introduction of the carbon tax on...
Peter Martin The ACCC needs to think again on giving the green light to such a damaging deal.
Peter Martin - Economics Correspondent The Optus high-speed cable internet network is a national asset. Comprising 25,000 kilometres of coaxial cable strung across 550,000 poles in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, it provided Telstra with...
Peter Martin All of the investment in the mining boom to date is but a shadow of what's about to come, according to the latest update by the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics.
Peter Martin REAL estate prices are under threat from the high dollar along with confidence and jobs but the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says Australia is set to grow at just about the...
Peter Martin - Economics Correspondent Craig Emerson and his Malaysian counterpart will sign a free trade agreement this morning.
Peter Martin The Coalition has raised the prospect of a US-style move to block government attempts to lift the debt ceiling, raising the prospect of turmoil on financial markets.