Glenda Kwek

Glenda Kwek is a business reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.

Unemployment rate static, but more find work

Unemployment

Glenda Kwek The number of full-time jobs has surged to the biggest monthly rise in more than 22 years, but Victoria's hard-hit manufacturing has meant that the state missed out on the February jobs bonanza.

G20: Lagarde and Yellen prove their mettle

Australia's first woman Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, hosts the first woman Managing Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde and the first woman Chair of US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen at a function for G20 Finance Ministers at Admiralty House.

Glenda Kwek When they speak, the world listens. Christine Lagarde and Janet Yellen are not just leaders of their own organisations, but in Sydney this weekend, they will be at the centre of negotiations about...

Invest in health and education, Christine Lagarde says

Glenda Kwek International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says governments should invest in health and education as a priority, and act to reduce the impact of climate change even without an international...

IMF chief urges spending on health, education

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Glenda Kwek International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says governments should invest in health and education as a priority, and act to reduce the effects of climate change even without an international...

Australia failing on foreign student cost

Aleem Nizari.

Glenda Kwek and Benjamin Preiss Australia tops the US, Britain as most expensive country for foreign students, an international report finds.

Tony Abbott praises outgoing News Corp boss as defender of press freedom

Kim Williams quits News (Thumbnail)

Glenda Kwek and Bianca Hall Tony Abbott has praised outgoing chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Australia Kim Williams, calling him a great defender of press freedom.

RBA boss signals room for rate cut

Glenn Stevens.

Peter Martin, Glenda Kwek Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has given the green light to a further cut in interest rates next week telling a business forum he sees no ''serious impediment to further easing''.

Rudd's push for a pact

Kevin Rudd, Australia's prime minister, reacts as he speaks at the National Press Club in Canberra, Australia, on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Rudd, who ousted Julia Gillard last month, is ditching the optimism of his predecessor and selling himself as the best leader to steer Australia through a downturn, today repeating his declarations that

Mark Kenny, Glenda Kwek Australia's unemployment rate would deteriorate further if a future Coalition government went ahead with planned public service job cuts, Kevin Rudd has claimed during his first big economic hit-out...