Summer looms and you need new sunglasses. These are the key trends.
Matt Wade The economy of greater Sydney expanded 4.3 per cent in 2013-14 – its fastest growth rate in 14 years.
Adele Ferguson and Ruth Williams Days after losing the battle to dilute financial advice reforms, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is being accused of breaking a promise to victims of the fraud-ridden Trio Capital.
Gareth Hutchens Australians need to start talking more about the trade-offs we have to make to achieve important economic objectives, Dr Parkinson says.
Lucy Cormack If Australian motorist think headlines about plunging oil prices will mean a merry Christmas at the petrol pump, they might need to think again.
Michael Pascoe After all the hearings and submissions, the House of Representatives Economics Committee Report on Foreign Investment in Residential Real Estate boils down to this sentence on page 86:
Sales of new homes in Australia rose in October to their highest in four months, a sign of resilient demand that should encourage further building, an industry survey showed on Thursday.
Brian Robins Hard on the heels of flagged cuts to electricty prices, the NSW power companies have warned that thousands of jobs would be lost if the
Mark Mulligan Business spending on new plant, equipment and buildings rose slightly in the September quarter, as investment in non-resource sectors continued to compensate for the downturn in mining-related...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the tenor of economic data will decide when the US central bank raises interest rates.
Stephen Cauchi Cheap coal-fueled electricity is touted by miners and politicians as a way out of poverty for developing nations, but apparently Africa hasn’t been listening.
The amount of construction work done in Australia fell 2.2 per cent in the September quarter, official figures show.
Peter Martin The OECD has warned treasurer Joe Hockey the economy might not be strong enough to withstand further big budget cuts.
Stephen Cauchi Australia would cope with another recession soon but many of the world's most indebted countries would not, a report shows.
James Kanter European Union authorities are set to unveil a long-awaited investment plan this week with the ambition of channeling 315 billion euros($460 billion) into public infrastructure projects like...
Lucy Cormack Women may be scarce in the exclusive club of ultra wealthy Aussies, but on average they are worth more than twice as much as their male counterparts.
Mark Mulligan Low interest rates were working in Australia, and any further cuts would also be effective, says Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Philip Lowe.
Michael Pascoe I’m becoming a little worried about the Reserve Bank deputy governor, Philip Lowe. If he keeps making so much sense, seeing the big picture through the political posturing, there are dark...
Mark Mulligan Economic, cultural and educational links with Asia were becoming increasingly important to Australia's prosperity and the country needs to rethink its growth model, Reserve Bank of Australia deputy...
Nassim Khadem Australia's biggest companies can keep their tax bills secret for another year after the federal government rejected calls to bring forward laws designed to increase transparency.
Mark Mulligan Australia has taken its engineers, its builders, its IT professionals and its healthcare workers. Now New Zealand wants them back.