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Peter Martin is the Economics Editor for The Age.
Peter Martin The Commonwealth Treasury has entered the debate over cigarette sales.
Peter Martin Secret international financial services negotiations will open up new opportunities for Australian businesses in Asia, the government says.
Peter Martin The most shocking thing about the leaked draft of the Trade in Services Agreement is the innocuously named ''dispute settlement'' provision.
Peter Martin Once Australia's second-biggest provider of new jobs, the mining industry has shrunk to become barely significant as an employer.
Peter Martin The most shocking thing about the leaked draft of the Trade in Services Agreement is the innocuously named ''Dispute Settlement'' provision.
Peter Martin It's the best-remembered phrase of the budget - and it wasn't even in the budget.
Peter Martin A Coalition-chaired Senate inquiry has raised doubts about a Coalition plan to water down Labor's financial advice reform laws.
Peter Martin So slowly have wages been rising and so fast has productivity been climbing that the Reserve Bank says it's cheaper to make things in Australia than it was two years ago.
Peter Martin The government is expected to move quickly to water down Labor's financial advice laws following the conclusion of an 11-week Senate inquiry.
Peter Martin and Judith Ireland The government has promised not to gag the welfare sector as it has outlined plans to shrink the number of payments and supplements from 75 to as few as four.
Peter Martin The Australian Council of Social Service is concerned that the Abbott government is seeking to gag the welfare sector after comments from Immigration Minister Scott Morrison that government funding...
Peter Martin We're mining our socks off. And that's good, right? In the first 10 months of the previous financial year we moved $46.2 billion of iron ore. In the first 10 months of this one we moved $64.3 billion.
Peter Martin For the first time in years, we don't feel overtaxed.
Peter Martin We're booming, but it doesn't feel like it.
Peter Martin A few months back Joe Hockey would have moved heaven and earth to get figures like these.
Peter Martin Department did not create tables showing which families would be better or worse off as a result of the budget, Senate Committee told.
Peter Martin and Matthew Knott Women will suffer disproportionately from the government's decision to apply real interest to student debts for the first time, new modelling shows.
Peter Martin So unprepared are Australia's banks for the provisions of a new financial advice law that they haven't implemented training and compliance systems for the changes.
Peter Martin Proposed weakening of the rules governing financial advisers will cost consumers between $300m and $500m a year, study finds.
Mark Kenny and Peter Martin Labor MPs have been told to step up their profiles in their electorates to capitalise on ''a tide of anger'' over the first Abbott-Hockey budget, during a special phone-based meeting of the federal...