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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...
A strong rise in building and engineering construction activity shows that mining and resources investment is still going strong.
Clancy Yeates Australian banks should not forget the lessons of the housing market collapses in economies such as Spain, Ireland or the United States, the nation's banking regulator says.
Australian markets are braced for an important quarterly reading on corporate investment on Thursday that could help reveal just how fast the mining boom is cooling, and whether other business...
A senior RBA official has reiterated that currency intervention is part of the bank's arsenal, but added that the bar is high for such a measure.
Glenda Kwek Reserve Bank officials have stepped up their attempts to talk down the Australian dollar.
John Collett The Productivity Commission’s call to lift the pension age to 70 is a warning to get serious about saving for retirement.
Glenda Kwek Australians’ living standards are set to grow at a ‘‘significantly slower’’ pace over the next decade than in the past five decades, a senior Treasury official says.
Billionaire businessman Solomon Lew has called on the new federal government to tighten the GST exemption for goods bought online from overseas.
Peter Martin Economic growth is set to steadily climb in the two years ahead, housing investment will accelerate, and mining export volumes will grow strongly as prices fall sharply.
Eric Johnston Former Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief David Murray was late Wednesday named as the head of the Abbott Government's "root and branch" review of Australia's financial system.
Treasurer Joe Hockey responds to OECD report.
Growth in advanced economies will pick up speed this year and next, but mostly at a slower pace than forecast as new risks loom, especially from emerging economies, the OECD says.
The federal government has been urged to avoid any additional tightening in fiscal policy while Australia's economic growth remains moderate.