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James Eyers Sydney is failing in its quest to become a global financial centre, with a new report showing it has quickly fallen behind big Asian cities in a world ranking, raising questions about the efficacy of...
Angela Macdonald-Smith The NSW government has shrugged off federal criticism about the slow pace of development of its coal seam gas resources and instead extended a freeze on petroleum exploration licence applications, to...
Gareth Hutchens, Simon Johanson The Reserve Bank has become so concerned about overheating property markets in Sydney and Melbourne that it is openly questioning whether bank lending practices are ''conservative enough''.
Gareth Hutchens and Simon Johanson The Reserve Bank has become so concerned about overheating property markets in Melbourne and Sydney that it is openly questioning whether bank lending practices are "conservative enough".
James Eyers The Reserve Bank of Australia’s concerns about overheating property markets are growing deeper, with the central bank declaring it is in discussions with other regulators about “further...
Brian Robins and Jonathan Barrett The tough near term prospects for the resources sector are showing few signs of moderating, a trend confirmed by the latest quarterly forecast by the Bureau of Resource Economics and Energy.
Misa Han The loose rules around foreign home buying and the watchdog's failure to enforce the existing rules are blamed for the frothiness in the housing market.
Gareth Hutchens and Adele Ferguson The number of Australian companies receiving warnings from auditors about their financial health has jumped to a higher level than that seen during the global financial crisis, new research shows.
Brian Robins Power sector privatisation along with the roll-out of so-called smart-meters as well as improved measures by state government's to ensure gas reserves can be tapped have been highlighted in the...
Michael Pascoe House prices seem to be a problem for everyone except the federal government.
Mark Mulligan The slowdown in China and a tighter federal budget will drive Australia’s growth as low as 2 per cent next year, allowing interest rate cuts and a 20 per cent devaluation in the Australian...
David Ramli The competition regulator should be stripped of its control over the pricing and access terms of Telstra’s wholesale phone and internet services, according to the draft report of the Harper...
Stephen Cauchi Jobs in agriculture have posted the biggest annual gain on record, according to an Commsec analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics employment data.
Jared Lynch A slowing Chinese economy is eroding key commodity prices, but all is not what it seems according to Citi.
Rose Powell Peter Costello has warned of widespread hardship when the property sector's rapid growth inevitably slows in an economy already manned by nervous consumers whose real wages are falling.
Patrick Commins Australia’s economy is likely to remain “weak” for the balance of this year and into the next, as sliding commodity prices offset better news among consumers and in the housing...
Sally Rose Despite making all the right noises about supporting social bonds, the NSW government is yet to announce any further details about expanding its trial, leaving many in the non-profit and investment...
Mark Mulligan House price growth in Sydney will begin to cool next year as supply catches up with demand and the Reserve Bank of Australia starts looking at interest rate increases, according to the senior...
Michael Heath The Reserve Bank of Australia said it will monitor risks from rising property prices as policy makers reiterated a period of stability in record-low interest rates.
Stephen Cauchi Non-mining business investment has been ''subdued'' but is looking up, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Christopher Kent✓ told the Bloomberg Economic Summit in Sydney on Tuesday.