The Economy

Australia's economy is close to seizing the global crown for the longest economic growth streak.

Australia - the new land of opportunity

Interest in the Australian market, particularly from the US and Canada, is rising given the level of transparency relative to other parts of Asia Pacific.

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the Institute of International Finance ...

Australian economy to boom as unemployment drops, IMF

Global economic growth is expected to pick up this year and in 2018, despite the political uncertainties created by Brexit and the election of maverick US President Donald Trump. And the International Monetary Fund has issued a better growth forecast for the Australian economy, compared to the Treasury's most recent predictions issued in December.

China accounts for a large chunk of global debt.

Surging China tries to tame credit

China's economy expanded faster than expected in the first quarter as higher government infrastructure spending and a gravity-defying property boom helped boost industrial output by the most in over two years.

With expectations for the economy weakening, fewer people thought it was a good time to buy major household items such ...

Consumers fret on economic outlook

Consumer sentiment inched lower in April as worries about the economic outlook overshadowed growing optimism about the state of family finances, a survey showed on Wednesday.

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