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Good news story that we just aren't buying
Opinion
Opinion

Good news story that we just aren't buying

Mark it down as a striking national achievement, one that Scott Morrison was eager to embrace on Wednesday. The problem is Australians don't seem to be very impressed.

  • by Matt Wade

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Business spending falls as miners tighten purse strings

Business spending falls as miners tighten purse strings

But firms have upgraded their spending outlooks for the coming year in a positive sign for the economy.

  • by Peter Trute
Queensland leads charge as retail spending soars across Australia
Retail

Queensland leads charge as retail spending soars across Australia

Retail spending in Queensland is at 12-year highs and the state's small businesses say they want to hire again, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.

  • by Tony Moore
Generation Z are savers, not spenders
Analysis
World markets

Generation Z are savers, not spenders

Scarred by the financial crisis and educated by their phones, Generation Z are keeping a firm hand on their purse strings.

  • by Tom Rees
How social media is boosting Australia's 'experience economy'
Money & relationships

How social media is boosting Australia's 'experience economy'

Social media platforms are contributing to a long-term shift in consumer spending away from material goods towards life experiences, according to a new NAB report.

  • by Matt Wade