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Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank is expected to leave rates on hold, making this the first Melbourne Cup day in six years it will have done so.
Peter Martin China remains Australia's biggest export market, notwithstanding sliding prices and lower demand.
Peter Martin CLIMATE change adviser Ross Garnaut has lambasted Australian executives for destroying shareholder funds in the blind belief China's demand for Australia's big three mining exports would continue to...
Peter Martin FAR from being squeezed, working people are better off than ever, according to the latest figures, with lower costs from interest rates counteracting the higher costs imposed by the carbon tax.
Peter Martin THE government needs export prices to stop falling if it is to have any hope of painlessly delivering its promised budget surplus.
Peter Martin, Clancy Yeates Since May budget spot prices of three main exports have fallen 15 to 35 per cent.
Peter Martin Alan Jones will broadcast ad-free from Monday after his own radio network pulled the remaining ads of the sponsors who have stuck with him.
Peter Martin AUSTRALIA'S banks have been shortchanging home loan customers for years, and especially since the onset of the global financial crisis, a landmark study has found.
Peter Martin Australian banks have form when it comes to failing to pass on rate cuts in full and over-egging rate rises, study finds.
Peter Martin The Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to the lowest point since the 2009 financial crisis amid concern the mining investment boom will peak sooner and lower than expected.
Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank has cut interest rates to the lowest point since the 2009 financial crisis amid concern that the mining investment boom will peak sooner and lower than expected.
Peter Martin National poll finds resources-driven economy is seen as a good thing by most, but women and Victorians are less sure.
Peter Martin THE High Court will rule today on whether Qantas can keep an extraordinary $34 million it has collected in GST from customers who did not show up, in a landmark judgment that hinges on what exactly...
Peter Martin The High Court will rule today on whether Qantas can keep an extraordinary $34 million it has collected in goods and services tax from customers who didn't show up.
Peter Martin, Henrietta Cook OLDER people hoard thousands of dollars in cash to pay for their funerals, but they do not do so to get the pension, says Seniors Australia, which has labelled the suggestion they use cash to defraud...
Peter Martin ELDERLY Australians committing welfare fraud on a massive scale are behind the extraordinarily high number of $100 notes in circulation, a former senior Reserve Bank official says.
Peter Martin The Tax Institute says it can't support axing business tax breaks to fund cuts.
Peter Martin CASHLESS? Hardly. Australians are holding on to more of the stuff than ever before and accumulating it at an increasing rate.
Peter Martin Aussies holding on to more of the stuff than ever, and accumulating it at an increasing rate.
Clancy Yeates Peter Martin THE federal government's official forecaster holds out no hope for a strong bounce in the price of iron ore, which it expects to fetch $US101 a tonne next year, compared with Fortescue's prediction...