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Peter Martin is the Economics Editor for The Age.
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...
Peter Martin, Clancy Yeates THE government's official forecaster has taken the axe to its iron ore and coal outlook, predicting the first slide in mining income since the global financial crisis.
Peter Martin Delegates attending trans-Pacific free-trade negotiations are being warned their countries could end up like Australia if they agree to allow corporations to sue governments in international courts.
Peter Martin The Australian dollar has defied gravity but the plummeting price of iron could convince foreigners to abandon it in droves.
Peter Martin, Peter Cai and Clancy Yeates Ken Henry weighs in to the debate over sale of Australian farms to Chinese investors.
Peter Martin THE Reserve Bank is getting ready to cut interest rates after a free fall in the iron ore price and the first billion-dollar wind-back of an existing mining investment program.
Peter Martin The Reserve Bank gets ready to cut interest rates in the wake of a free-falling iron ore price.
Peter Martin Retailers hoping consumers would return to the shops after big government handouts have had their hopes dashed.
Peter Martin The mining investment boom is slowly coming off the boil, according an ABS survey.
Peter Martin Australia faces a run on its currency, a deeper collapse in housing prices and a bank funding crisis to rival Europe's as it tries to come to grips with life after the mining boom, according to a...
Peter Martin - Economics Correspondent The attempt by Phillip Morris to get mileage out of a treaty masks an attempt to turn treaties into instruments.