The Turnbull government’s solemn pledge to cap the growth in tax receipts at 23.9 per cent of gross domestic product is a political gimmick.
- by ROSS GITTINS
Unions and employers are about to slug it out again over minimum wage increases.
- by Jessica Irvine
Tougher credit rules, increased supply and stagnating wage growth are proving a toxic mix for Australia's property market.
- by Emily Cadman
Wind generation, hydropower, gas and batteries all need more development, an IEA report says.
- by Cole Latimer
Kuwait's Al Mawashi, a major importer to Gulf Arab states, is now in talks with South Africa, Sudan and Horn of Africa countries as new sources of livestock.
- by Fergus Hunter
The US government is considering launching an investigation into auto imports that could see tariffs of up to 25 per cent imposed on imports, sources say.
- by David Shepardson & Jeff Mason
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has identified the build-up of debt and bad loans in China as one of the biggest risks facing the Australian economy.
- by Peter Martin & Jennifer Duke
Australia's biggest bank says the downturn in Sydney and Melbourne property prices will continue at least into 2020.
- by David Scutt
The Trump administration's decision to back away from its threat to impose tariffs on Chinese imports has frustrated many.
- by Neil Irwin