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April 15, 2015

Consumer Confidence Falls Before May Budget

Consumer confidence has fallen ahead of the May federal budget, as drops in commodity prices sparks worries about the economy. The Westpac/Melbourne Institute index showed consumer […]
April 14, 2015

Sydney Property Remains RBA’s Thorn

Sydney’s soaring property prices are not expected to slow any time soon, possibly putting the brakes on further rate cuts from the Reserve Bank.  Prices in […]
April 14, 2015

Australian Business Conditions and Confidence Improve

Australian businesses reported a marked improvement in conditions in March as a pick-up in sales and profitability gave firms the confidence to pump up plans for […]
April 14, 2015

World Bank: China Slowdown Expected to Hit Australia

China’s worst economic slowdown in 25 years will hit Australia as iron ore prices tumble, the World Bank says.  One of the bank’s top economists says […]