Can a fighting bull remain a champion when it's mute and hobbled?
Michael Pascoe House prices seem to be a problem for everyone except the federal government.
Mark Mulligan The slowdown in China and a tighter federal budget will drive Australia’s growth as low as 2 per cent next year, allowing interest rate cuts and a 20 per cent devaluation in the Australian...
David Ramli The competition regulator should be stripped of its control over the pricing and access terms of Telstra’s wholesale phone and internet services, according to the draft report of the Harper...
Stephen Cauchi Jobs in agriculture have posted the biggest annual gain on record, according to an Commsec analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics employment data.
Jared Lynch A slowing Chinese economy is eroding key commodity prices, but all is not what it seems according to Citi.
Rose Powell Peter Costello has warned of widespread hardship when the property sector's rapid growth inevitably slows in an economy already manned by nervous consumers whose real wages are falling.
Patrick Commins Australia’s economy is likely to remain “weak” for the balance of this year and into the next, as sliding commodity prices offset better news among consumers and in the housing...
Sally Rose Despite making all the right noises about supporting social bonds, the NSW government is yet to announce any further details about expanding its trial, leaving many in the non-profit and investment...
Mark Mulligan House price growth in Sydney will begin to cool next year as supply catches up with demand and the Reserve Bank of Australia starts looking at interest rate increases, according to the senior...
Michael Heath The Reserve Bank of Australia said it will monitor risks from rising property prices as policy makers reiterated a period of stability in record-low interest rates.
Stephen Cauchi Non-mining business investment has been ''subdued'' but is looking up, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Christopher Kent✓ told the Bloomberg Economic Summit in Sydney on Tuesday.
Mark Mulligan Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has again dismissed the idea that a property bubble is forming in Australia, saying that rising prices were just a reaction to lack of supply.
Bianca Hartge-Hazelman UBS global chief economist Larry Hatheway has warned that unless the Australian dollar falls below US85c in the near future, the Reserve Bank may have little choice but to use other tools besides...
Mark Mulligan The Australian dollar broke below US90¢ for the first time in six months on Monday afternoon, as global factors kept the currency under pressure.
Mark Mulligan Australian house prices are among the world's most expensive when measured against incomes and rents, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
Clancy Yeates When it comes to pay rises, it is a sorry state of affairs confronting many wage-earners at the moment.
The Reserve Bank says there is no cause for panic as Australia's house prices reach dizzying heights.
Mark Mulligan and Misa Han Australia's unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 per cent in August, after the labour market added a net 121,000 jobs.
David Ramli TPG Telecom will be allowed by the competition regulator to keep connecting urban apartments to its high speed broadband network despite NBN Co’s claim it could lead to its business case...
Mark Mulligan Australia's unemployment rate is widely expected to have eased slightly in August after a surprise spike to 6.