One of the world's rarest cars headlines a hall packed with precious metal.
Mark Mulligan Business confidence is back near the post-election highs of last September, according to one survey, while another says consumer sentiment remains weak.
William Pesek Glenn Stevens is perilously close to making the kind of policy mistake that's been so rare at the RBA.
Australian capital city house prices rose 1.8 per cent in the June quarter, official figures show.
A measure of Australian business conditions hit the highest in four years in July as firms reported a sharp pick up in sales and profitability, though many remained reluctant to hire new workers.
Nassim Khadem An Abbott government minister has said business should help the government make the case for lowering penalty rates paid to millions of workers on Sundays and public holidays.
Stephen Cauchi Commercial finance lending is up 12.1 per cent in June, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released on Monday morning.
Joanna Mather The restaurant industry is encouraging members to automate and outsource as much as possible to save money in the face of “unsustainable” labour costs.
The number of home loans approved in June rose 0.2 per cent, ABS figures show.
Ross Gittins Joe Hockey and Tony Abbott shouldn’t take all the blame for the low quality of the measures in the budget.
Michael Heath The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its growth and inflation forecasts amid a steeper drop in mining investment and reiterated interest rates will remain on hold.
Nassim Khadem The Tax Office is launching a web-chat service, called “click to chat”, so small business owners can talk to the regulator directly, in a bid to cut costs.
Malcolm Maiden The Reserve Bank completed a trifecta of central banking economic assessments with its statement on monetary policy on Friday.
Michael Pascoe Employment data, like claims about migrant visas, requires a little perspective.
Vesna Poljak The highest Australian unemployment rate in 12 years has brought forward bets on an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank as traders increasingly believe the economy will need a stimulus.
James Eyers Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has described the loss of jobs as a result of automation by technology as “one of the greatest unspoken challenges in the Australian economy”.
Max Mason Unemployment jumps to 6.4 per cent, its highest level in more than 10 years, after a surprise fall in jobs growth.
Shaun Drummond Cash will fall to just over 40 per cent of all payments by 2018, and cheques will disappear, a new study has found.
Michael Pascoe It’s the performance of services that should provide optimism about Australia being able to transition from its reliance on resources.
Malcolm Maiden The RBA is on hold, and not hinting that might be close to moving.
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank of Australia has again left the official interest cash rate at 2.5 per cent.