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Jenny Wiggins Melbourne cargo charges could double over the next two years, raising prices of imported goods for consumers, as the privatisation of Australian container ports pushes up rents, logistics group Qube...
A measure of Australian consumer sentiment suffered a sharp reversal in September as households became more concerned about the outlook for the economy and employment.
Michelle Higgins At $US250,000 ($271,471) a tyre, these parking spaces in Manhattan cost more than four times the median home price in the US.
Mark Mulligan Business confidence sagged in August, wiping out July's improvement, as wholesalers, the transport industry and utilities joined mining companies in downgrading their outlook for trading conditions...
Mark Mulligan Property investors are not far off snapping up the majority share of Australia's new home loans, taking out a record proportion of Australia's new housing finance in July.
Stephen Cauchi Rising job ad numbers suggest the labour market is improving, despite the shock jump in July's unemployment rate.
Max Mason The resources boom helped Australia avoid recession during the global financial crisis, but the ripple on effect has created a two-speed economy where traditional measures of growth no longer give...
Gareth Hutchens and Clancy Yeates One of Australia’s preeminent economists has warned the “whole economy” needs lower interest rates but the Reserve Bank’s concern with the housing market is preventing that...
Sally Rose The chief investment officer of one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing superannuation funds, HOSTPLUS, has added his voice to the chorus of disappointment at this week’s Senate...
Mark Mulligan Consumer spending continued to pick up in July, but at a slower pace than in June, according to figures out on Thursday.
Alana Schetzer Australians are set to be forced to pay more for 'regular' mail delivery as Australia Post pushes forward with its proposed shake-up of its dwindling letters service.
Rose Powell Australia Post announced a sharp slump in profit on Thursday morning, and added a dire warning about the future of the government-owned business.
Clancy Yeates Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has delivered a blunt warning on the booming property market, highlighting the dangers of pumping up house prices from "already elevated" levels.
Rose Powell The technology industry has called on the government to change several rules in an incoming startup grant program to address market failures holding new tech companies back.
Mark Mulligan Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens has warned about the creation of asset bubbles in the current low interest rate environment.
Misa Han The Reserve Bank of Australia is on track to break its record for the longest spell of cash rate inertia, with most major economists forecasting the central bank will sit on its hands well into 2015.
Mark Mulligan Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens has called on business to invest more to speed up the transition away from resources-based growth.
Gareth Hutchens GDP is a backward looking economic indicator.
Jamie Freed Spending by international visitors to Australia rose to a record $30.1 billion in the financial year ended June 30, up 7 per cent from the prior year due to a strong rise in the number of...
Jared Lynch Red tape and a "rigid" labour force are hammering Australia's global competitiveness, according to the World Economic Forum.