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Australia should not be foolish in thinking it is going to continue having uninterrupted economic expansion, RBA governor Glenn Stevens says, warning that a downturn would happen eventually.
Glenda Kwek Construction sector expands for the second month, after three years of contraction.
Glenda Kwek Australia’s trade deficit almost doubled in October, sending the dollar briefly tumbling towards US90¢.
Glenda Kwek Australians are continuing to save at near record highs, instead of propping up the economy as it struggles to transition away from mining-led growth, analysts say.
Michael Pascoe The problem with hoping for more is that when you receive the same, it feels like less.
Glenda Kwek The economy has continued to expand at a below-trend pace in the third-quarter of this year, with the annual growth rate at 2.3 per cent.
Michael Pascoe For the RBA board, the only thing to do was to leave the cash rate steady, have lunch and adjourn until February
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate on hold at its last board meeting of the year.
Australian government spending on consumption and investment rose 7.4 per cent in the third quarter to an inflation-adjusted $86.15 billion, reported the ABS.
Australia’s current account deficit widened to $12.71 billion in the September quarter, seasonally adjusted.
Glenda Kwek Retail sales have performed better than expected for the second-straight month, as Australians increased their spending on food, clothing and at restaurants.
Ben Potter and Michael Smith One of the most senior figures of the Howard government and a leading figure of the Liberal Party’s conservative wing, Peter Reith, has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of orchestrating the veto...
Treasurer Joe Hockey says he has been contacted by ratings agencies concerned about Australia's debt ceiling, ramping up pressure on the opposition.
Chris Vedelago The strong run for the housing market may have hit its peak, with capital city prices rising at the slowest rate in half a year.
Glenda Kwek Another month of benign inflation and a contraction in the manufacturing sector is not forecast to increase the low odds of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank tomorrow.
Laura Tingle, John Kehoe and Jacob Greber Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched a belated defence of Treasurer Joe Hockey's rejection of Archer Daniels Midland's $3.
Glenda Kwek Foreign companies will have to factor in some level of political risk when they consider investing in Australia after the federal Treasurer rejected a takeover bid by US grain trader Archer Daniels...
Michael Pascoe Dear treasurers, How do you justify taking public money when you know you're doing a poor job?
Glenda Kwek Business investment for the three months to September has risen by 3.6 per cent, while spending expectations for the current financial year strengthened.
Glenda Kwek Australia will be the only developed country outside of Japan to have slowing growth next year, a leading US investment bank says, as the local dollar remains under pressure amid a bearish outlook...