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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.
Mark Mulligan The Australian economy grew a mere 0.5 per cent in the June quarter as a steep fall in export values and weak capital expenditure crimped national output.
Georgia Wilkins ANZ chairman David Gonski has warned Australia’s booming housing prices cannot go on forever and the market will eventually experience a correction.
Mark Mulligan The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday kept interest rates on hold at 2.5 per cent, as it again noted slack in the job market and rising house prices, while introducing concerns about the Chinese...
Mark Mulligan Australia’s current account deficit widened out to $13.7 billion in the June quarter, from $7.
Jens Meyer First-home buying has plunged to a four-year low, according to mortgage broker AFG.
Mark Mulligan The RBA statement accompanying Tuesday's interest rate decision is likely to focus on global conditions, the slow rate of non-mining investment and perhaps the strength of the Australian dollar.
Vesna Poljak September is historically no friend of investors but experts are wondering if the first positive June quarter since 2009 could pave the way for a welcome break from tradition or play into the hands...
Company gross operating profits fell 6.9 per cent in the June quarter, official figures show.
A private gauge of Australian price pressures showed consumer price inflation at its lowest in seven months in August, a welcome sign of moderation after higher readings in the second quarter.
Mark Mulligan Manufacturing conditions worsened slightly in August compared with July, according to the latest Australian Industry Group (AiG) Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Mark Mulligan A welter of economic data will point to whether or not the re-balancing of the Australian economy has gathered momentum.
Misa Han The Australian dollar’s persistent strength in the face of falling commodity prices and a declining gap between local and overseas bond interest rates is dragging on the country’s...
Michael Pascoe It sometimes seems capital investment commentary in Australia concentrates on mining and manufacturing, perhaps because they are industries with unhappy outlooks and bad news is good news.
Stephen Cauchi New private capital expenditure has rebounded in the June quarter, rising 1.1 per cent and defying economists' expectations of a decline.
The housing market has suffered a setback to the start of the financial year after enjoying a strong recovery in 2013/14.
David Ramli NBN Co says it has received $8.4 billion in government funding and will double the number of customers using the national broadband network over the next 12 months to hit 480,000 users.
Mark Mulligan Business investment was stronger than expected in the June quarter, giving weight to Reserve Bank of Australia assumptions for second-quarter gross domestic product growth of 0.4 per cent.