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May 12, 2015

Hockey: Australian Budget on a Credible Trajectory Back to Surplus

Australia’s government budget deficit will undershoot market forecasts and keep improving over time, Treasurer Joe Hockey said – just hours before delivering his annual policy package.  […]
May 11, 2015

NAB Survey: Business Confidence Flat in April

Business confidence remained steady in April, while conditions eased slightly, as firms await the federal budget tomorrow night.  NAB’s widely watched Monthly Business Survey showed that […]
May 8, 2015

RBA May Still be on an Easing Trajectory

Australia’s central bank lowered its growth forecast, predicted higher unemployment and said it was prepared to adjust policy if needed as business spending fails to fire […]
May 8, 2015

RBA Remains Silent on Rate Outlook

Australia’s central bank trimmed its inflation and growth forecasts on Friday, yet highlighted green shoots in the economy and gave no clear indication that it would […]