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Nassim Khadem The United States won't give up its right to tax multinationals, and nations will go to war soon with countries like China on taxing rights, a US tax head says.
Malcolm Maiden There is income weakness in the economy and it throws up similar questions for the government and for investors.
Peter Martin, Mark Kenny An unprecedented further cut in interest rates to levels never seen before in Australia is now virtually certain as the national economy sputters with dwindling growth and disposable incomes slipping...
Angela Macdonald-Smith Jean-Francois Lambert believes Australia will retain a huge advantage in the commodity space versus the rest of the world.
Michael Pascoe It’s all very well for Treasurer Joe Hockey to hope for better economic growth, but it’s reasonable to ask what he’s doing about it.
Mark Mulligan The Australian dollar plummeted to fresh four and a half year lows on Wednesday as the country entered a technical income recession and gross domestic product expanded just 0.
Matt O'Sullivan Motorists were slugged the third-highest prices on record for filling up at the bowser this year, a report from the competition watchdog has found.
Georgia Wilkins Outgoing Treasury secretary Martin Parkinson says the latest economic figures show tax reform is urgently needed in order to stop future living standards from falling.
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank of Australia held the cash rate at 2.5 per cent on Tuesday for the 15th policy meeting in a row, reiterating that its current settings were right for fostering sustainable growth.
Jamie Freed NSW politicians need to get over their view of thinking of tourism as a "boardies and thongs" exercise and realise it drives $33 billion in spending in the state every year, says Tourism & Transport...
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held the cash rate at 2.5 per cent for the 15th policy meeting in a row.
Home building approvals have rebounded, driven by a strong surge in apartment blocks.
Mark Mulligan Deutsche Bank on Tuesday joined a growing band of forecasters which believes that stubbornly high unemployment and other weakness in the Australian economy could force the Reserve Bank of Australia...
Tim Binsted The federal government’s agricultural forecaster expects a big drop in the nation’s winter crop and a significant reduction in summer planting as sustained dry conditions hit key cropping...
Mark Mulligan Bets are mounting that weakness in the Australian and global economy could force the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates over the next 12 months, despite an almost consensus view among...
Nassim Khadem Corporate advisers are calling on the Abbott government to consider taxing the wealthy in order to achieve a hike in the GST and cuts to personal and company tax.
Vesna Poljak The Australian economy will not be immune from the falling prices that are ravaging Europe, and falling oil costs will only feed this trend.
Ross Gittins Who could have predicted what a hash a Coalition government would make of its first budget?
Mark Mulligan Capital city house price growth continued to slow in November, with only Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart showing any month-on-month advance, according to the latest report from CoreLogic RP Data.
Adele Ferguson and Ruth Williams Days after losing the battle to dilute financial advice reforms, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is being accused of breaking a promise to victims of the fraud-ridden Trio Capital.