US economic growth unexpectedly remained tepid in the second quarter as inventories fell for the first time in nearly five years and business investment weakened further, offsetting robust consumer spending.
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Australia's $2 trillion pool of superannuation money is looking for a home. So are renters.
Australia must look to the educated, productive nations of Asia, not the empires of the old world.
Australia's cooling population growth may get a Brexit-driven boost as London becomes less attractive to Aussies and those already there get homesick.
Never keen about cutting rates unless it's an emergency, Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens been able to escape one last cut, until Wednesday.
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens is considering cutting interest rates in one of his last acts in the job following news that Australia's official inflation rate has fallen to just 1 per cent.
Hillary Clinton would renegotiate the US free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico if she were elected president, a union leader has claimed.
Annual inflation has fallen to its lowest level in 17 years, opening the door for a potential interest rate cut when the Reserve Bank board meets next week.
It is time to dispense with a relic lingering at the core of our economy: the male breadwinner.
What is the driving force that has thrusted Donald Trump and Pauline Hanson into the limelight? Fear.
Sale signs are almost permanent fixtures in shop fronts in Sydney, but customers are still wary of spending
The country's south eastern states are continuing to power the national economy as it 'rebalances' away from the mining states of Queensland and Western Australia after the end of the 'once in a century' mining boom.
We pick the cream of the crop but Australia still has some way to go to make the most of its migrant community.
Economic growth is quite robust and the jobless rate is falling. But price pressures are abating. How can that be?
If there's one thing worse than being unemployed, it's being unemployed and old.
Australia's supermarkets, banks and miners have again made up the local entries on the list of the world's largest 500 corporations.
Australia has the ability to mitigate negative effects from Europe through positive relationships in our own region.
Australian firms enjoyed strong growth in sales and profits in the second quarter, while subdued price pressures pointed to another soft reading for inflation, a survey showed on Thursday.
The Liberal Party has been saying plenty about Labor's "Mediscare" in the election postmortem, but there's been precious little about its own scare campaign: Negative gearing.
A government-commissioned report rejected drought insurance for farmers as uneconomical, dashing landowner hopes of a change in government policy.
If you think you are worse off despite a raft of economic statistics saying things are getting better, you're probably right.
Rising childcare costs are heaping more financial pressure on Australian families at a time when soaring house prices mean many are struggling to buy their first home or pay off a big mortgage.
Sydney is the centre of property price pain, with NSW having the equal-lowest rate of home ownership in the country.
Brexit has forced the International Monetary Fund to abandon plans to lift its forecasts for global economic growth.
Searing temperatures caused by climate change may restrict working hours in some of the poorest parts of the world, the UN has warned.
The Reserve Bank of Australia believes Brexit fears won't hit the global economy too hard, but has also flagged more sluggish local consumer prices could set the scene for an August rate cut.
A majority of Chinese tourists plan to maintain or increase their travel spending this year.
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UK economy likely to experience lower growth and higher inflation for a period, says BoE's Gertjan Vlieghe.
A new study shows being a carer creates a wide-ranging domino effect in your career.
"There's been a bang and some smoke". This is what happened to Laura Moore.