Trading Insights from Stuart McPhee
April 15, 2015

Australia and China to Address Iron Ore Demand

Australia’s Treasurer Joe Hockey plans to discuss iron ore demand with his Chinese counterpart after rising output from BHP Billiton Ltd. and Rio Tinto Group helped […]
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 […]