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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 […]
April 13, 2015

Second Thoughts Over RBA’s Next Move

The big moment for economists last week was the Reserve Bank’s decision to keep the cash rate on hold for a second straight month.  Westpac’s chief […]
April 10, 2015

Sydney Housing Bubble Unlikely to Deter RBA

Sydney is in the midst of a housing bubble but that won’t stop the Reserve Bank cutting rates again, a top economist says.  Unjustified property prices […]