The Packer-Kerr 'relationship' speaks to modern heterosexual attraction.
Peter Martin Set up amid optimism about finding ways to cut Australia's 30 per cent corporate tax rate almost a year ago, the Treasurer's business tax working group will report this week that the task is harder...
Peter Martin The Reserve Bank turns to 'open mouth' operations in a bid to hold back the rising Aussie dollar.
Peter Martin - Economics Correspondent What on earth is our trade minister doing? Late last year he flew to Tokyo to sign a so-called Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement that, among other things, would have broadened the definition of...
Peter Martin Professor Ian Harper, considered one of the architects of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, says he would be prepared to consider refashioning a Wallis-style inquiry into the financial...
Peter Martin PEOPLE stormed back into shops in June as back-to-back interest rate cuts, mid-winter sales and $2.85 billion of government handouts pushed spending on shoes, clothes, cosmetics and takeaway food...
Peter Martin If the government imposes a tax, then pays the bill, did it impose a tax in the first place?
Peter Martin, Stephen Nicholls and Chris Zappone INFLATION has slipped to its lowest point this century, giving the Reserve Bank ample room to further cut interest rates and calling into question claims that Australians are pressured by the cost of...
Peter Martin THE other side of Australia's mining investment boom won't look so bad, according to long-term forecasts released today by BIS Shrapnel.
Peter Martin Australia's budget surplus has evaporated and its mining investment boom has only two years to run, according to Deloitte Access Economics.
Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank is done with interest-rate cuts for the moment, believing Australia has a ''Goldilocks'' economy that's neither too hot nor too cold.
Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank's board is considered to be certain to sit on its hands today for the first time in three months amid signs that its previous rate cuts are stabilising property prices.
Peter Martin Bureau won't correct errors in the official record because it will cost too much money.
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...