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Michael West Joe Hockey can say what he likes. The outlook for any substantial action on multinational tax shifting is bleak.
Michael Pascoe Joe Hockey's budget was deeply unpopular, but here's a sensible idea that the punters will hate even more.
Peter Martin, Nassim Khadem The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has taken aim at a raft of Australian budget measures, describing one as potentially unsustainable and another as needing close monitoring.
Stephen Cauchi OPEC's decision to keep pumping out oil despite big price drops has had major ramifications for the global and Australian economies. What's going on?
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank has taken on board market expectations of an interest rate cut in 2015, but has given no indication yet that it is considering such a move.
Vesna Poljak Treasurer Joe Hockey’s budget update has lent a further dovish element to the economic outlook which will support the case for interest rate cuts in 2015.
Brian Robins In its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, the government has slashed to 6.75 per cent its forecast for China's economic growth for 2015.
Rick Feneley and Gareth Hutchens Since World War II, Australians have assumed their children would enjoy a better standard of living than they did. That assumption has been correct – until now.
Michael Pascoe According to RBA governor Glenn Stevens, we still get at least 17,000 TVs for every tonne of iron ore. So go and have a confident Christmas.
Mark Mulligan Economics and markets reporter Mark Mulligan looks at the key topics and takeaways from RBA governor Glenn Stevens' latest in-depth interview, during which he said the Australian dollar would...
Jacob Greber and Michael Stutchbury Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens wants the dollar to fall to levels last seen a decade ago.
Australia is likely to keep its triple-A ratings even as the government's looming budget review is set to show a marked deterioration in its finances, two ratings agencies said on Thursday.
Peter Martin More of us are employed than ever before, yet we are putting in fewer hours than at any time in the past six months.
Mark Mulligan Australia’s unemployment rate rose slightly, to 6.3 per cent, in November, despite the creation of more than 40,000 jobs during the month.
Mark Mulligan, Madeleine Heffernan Further evidence of flagging consumer sentiment and a cooling housing market on Wednesday added to gathering gloom about the Australian economy and piled more pressure on the Reserve Bank of...
Gareth Hutchens Consumer confidence has now fallen so low that it is back to financial crisis levels.
Mark Mulligan The total value of housing-related loans excluding alterations and additions rose 1 per cent, seasonally-adjusted, between September and October, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Mark Mulligan Consumer sentiment plunges to "very disturbing" levels amid waning optimism for the housing market and concerns about job security, Westpac says.
Georgia Wilkins and Nassim Khadem Australia's financial regulators have launched a joint attack on risky home lending as investment and interest-only loans threaten the stability of the financial system.
The banking watchdog is cracking down on risky mortgage lending as the property market heats up.