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Bianca Hartge-Hazelman Doubts are growing about how effective further rate cuts would be, with households tipped not to feel any more confident about the economy while the risks of asset bubbles grow.
Bianca Hartge-Hazelman A huge week of company profits reporting along with growing expectations of another interest rate cut could get the Australian sharemarket off to a good start this week.
Michael Pascoe Yes, the Reserve Bank cut interest rates because non-mining investment is weaker than previously expected, but what the central bankers avoided telling the House of Representatives economics...
Gareth Hutchens and Max Mason The Reserve Bank is warning of “very concerning” developments in Sydney’s property market, where house prices are still running ahead of other capital cities despite the efforts of...
Simon Kennedy Building an opera house to stimulate an economy may be an odd idea - though not necessarily a bad one, as a new study shows.
Max Mason Taking questions from federal politicians and school children in Sydney, RBA governor Glenn Stevens outlined the central bank's case for cutting the official cash rate to a record low and commented...
Vanessa Desloires A new two-speed economy is emerging, driven by a boom in construction while the resources sector winds down - and this time Sydney is the clear economic winner, ANZ research has found.
RBA's ability to influence interest rates has diminished, Glenn Stevens concedes during grim economic outlook
Gareth Hutchens The Reserve Bank says the rate of house price growth in Sydney is "concerning," it now expects economic growth to remain 'below-par' for longer than expected, and it believes unemployment will peak...
Max Mason The Australian dollar and unemployment are likely to be in the spotlight as Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens steps up in front of federal politicians in southern Sydney on Friday.
Peter Martin The new head of the Bureau of Statistics has a disarming reply to people who complain that the bureau's unemployment data is unreliable. It's to not rely on it.
Mark Mulligan Australia's unemployment rate surged to 6.4 per cent in January, making its surprise fall to 6.1 per cent in December short-lived.
Gareth Hutchens and Clancy Yeates Loans for investment housing skyrocketed almost 20 per cent in the the year to December, and economists warn they will surge higher after the Reserve Bank's surprise interest rate cut to a record low...
Mark Mulligan Europe's €1.1 trillion ($1.46 trillion) quantitative easing program could help lift the eurozone's growth rate back up above 1 per cent, but won't be enough, the world's biggest fund manager...
Mark Mulligan Consumer sentiment picked up sharply in the first part of February, as cheaper petrol, a surging share market and the Reserve Bank of Australia's first interest rate cut in 18 months buoyed spirits.
Gareth Hutchens Australian households are paying far more than people in comparable countries in electricity network charges, with huge discrepancies across different states, a new report has found.
Ruth Liew Genworth posted a $172.7 million statutory net profit for the six months to December, due primarily to lower than expected claims and a strong housing market.
Narayanan Somasundaram Geoff Schippers, a mortgage broker in Sydney, has seen an increase in clients looking for homes to buy since the central bank dropped its benchmark rate to a record last week.
Mark Mulligan Business confidence remained largely flat in January, while consumers took little heart from cheaper fuel and and a cut in lending rates, the results of two surveys released on Tuesday showed.
Elizabeth Knight The instability and uncertainty surrounding the attempt to topple Tony Abbott's crown will hurt businesses that are consumer based.
Michael Heath Prime Minister Tony Abbott's diminished mandate after a leadership challenge risks making it tougher for him to address the weakest economy in a generation.