No longer Billy-No-Mates, the solo diner is an untapped gap in the market.
Stephen Cauchi 1:23 PM The central bank is too focused on Sydney's exuberant housing market and not on the need of the wider Australian economy for the official cash rate to be slashed, claimed BT.
Vesna Poljak 1:06 PM RBA governor Glenn Stevens says markets could face a major shock should emerging markets bonds sell off sharply and assumptions about generous levels of liquidity are tested.
Mark Mulligan 12:52 PM Sydney's overheated property market continued to weigh on the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to hold interest rates steady at the April policy meeting.
Gareth Hutchens 12:21 PM Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says it is hard to escape the conclusion that Sydney house prices "look rather exuberant" at the moment with "very easy" credit conditions, after prices have jumped by a third since 2012.
Jens Meyer 11:06 AM The economy appears to have shot out of the blocks at the start of the year, Capital Economics says, but adds the burst won't last.
Nassim Khadem 12:00 AM Companies would be forced to reveal any arrangements used to avoid tax, and those not paying their fair share would be named and shamed on a "worst offenders" list, under a plan by the Greens
Nassim Khadem 6:08 PM Treasurer Joe Hockey's plan to get more tax out of multinationals based on lessons from the UK's "Google tax" is just a political slogan tax experts say.
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Gyles Beckford 2:09 PM New Zealand's annual inflation rate hit its lowest level in 15 years in the first quarter as cheap oil prices fed through to petrol pumps, leaving analysts at odds over whether the central bank will keep rates on hold into next year.
Patrick Begley, Luke Malpass Australia - the football champion of Asia, recent victor of the Cricket World Cup - has just taken out a less-coveted gong: most expensive country. Again.
Nassim Khadem Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out changes to negative gearing, saying the government does not want to kick off the tax reform debate with increasing taxes.
Esther Han Aid group Médecins Sans Frontières says a soon-to-be-sealed trade deal will not only push up local medicine costs, but place life-saving ones out of reach for millions of patients in developing countries.
Nassim Khadem One in three wealthy people who may be dodging tax will get a call or personal visit by the Australian Taxation Office as it moves to ensure the richest Australians and private companies pay their fair share of tax.
Gareth Hutchens Australia's unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1 per cent in March, taking pressure off the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates next month.
Nassim Khadem Australians would no longer be able to claim losses on their investment properties against their wages, saving over $1 billion a year, under an ACOSS plan.
Nassim Khadem The man who headed the Abbott government’s review of competition laws says there may be a case for compensating taxi drivers and pharmacy owners if laws are changed to allow new entrants.
Michael Pascoe You know the story – woe is Australia, unemployment is rising, business and consumer confidence are both down, we’re all going to hell. Strange thing though is that we’re spending with our ears pinned back on the most expensive things we ever buy.
Timna Jacks The Australian government should outsource social services to the private sector by providing tax breaks to companies involved in projects that help the vulnerable, author and senior fellow at Harvard University, Mark Kramer, has said.