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Peter Martin is the Economics Editor for The Age.
Peter Martin The Reserve Bank believes the Australian dollar is set to fall significantly, “and not by just a few cents”.
Peter Martin The stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations and Australia's latest free trade agreements with Japan and Korea don't much impress Pascal Lamy.
Peter Martin Honest Joe has delivered a stunning first instalment. It's stunning because he has harnessed the power of compound indexation to restrain spending by more and more as each year goes by.
Peter Martin Newstart, family tax benefits and the disability support pension - all targeted in the budget - are growing far more slowly than other government spending a new analysis finds.
Mark Kenny and Peter Martin EXCLUSIVE Universities will escape some of the worst effects of an expected horror budget on Tuesday night, with two key programs which had been expected to go, rescued from the Treasurer's sword.
Glenda Kwek, Peter Martin The Reserve Bank has indicated interest rates are likely to remain low for some time.
Max Mason and Peter Martin Canberra would be in line for billions of dollars on the back of slated Commonwealth privatisations, but not all assets earmarked for sale would be an easy fit for the stockmarket.
Peter Martin Australia Post, Snowy Hydro, the Moorebank Intermodal company and the Australian Rail Track Corporation are among the prizes for businesses in the government's National Commission of Audit report
Peter Martin The head of the government's competition review says he won't pursue competition.
Peter Martin What's next after the Japan free trade agreement and the Korean free trade agreement?
Peter Martin Australia's superannuation system is one of the world's least efficient and most expensive and financial disclosure laws aren't working, the Treasury says in its submission to the Murray financial...
Peter Martin The Treasury says Australia's superannuation system is one of the world's least efficient.
Peter Martin Economics Editor Japanese companies could sue Australian governments under clauses expected to be included in the Australia-Japan free trade agreement.
Peter Martin and Mark Kenny Treasury boss Martin Parkinson says the goods and services tax will have to be boosted or broadened if the budget is to have any hope of returning to surplus.
Peter Martin, Bianca Hartge-Hazelman The Reserve Bank says the long-awaited ''handover'' from mining-led to more broadly-based economic growth is under way.
Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has called a halt to the controversial watering-down of Labor's financial advice laws.
Peter Martin Georgia Wilkins Australia's banks appear to have lobbied for the watering down of Labor's financial advice reforms in secret.
Peter Martin, Georgia Wilkins Australia's banks appear to have lobbied for the watering down of Labor's financial advice reforms in secret.
Peter Martin Trust is the most important commodity apart from minerals that Australia has to offer to offer consumers overseas, a new assessment of growth opportunities has found.
Peter Martin "Trust" is the most important commodity Australia has to offer overseas consumers apart from minerals, a new assessment of growth opportunities has found.