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  1. Business - China Business

    Chinese fuel Australian mortgage demand

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:28am by Bloomberg

    ... last month, Mark Bouris said. The proportion of Chinese borrowers has doubled in the past year, he said. Australian lenders and property developers are gaining from surging demand from China, ... on the loans, which are in the range of A$350,000 to A$750,000, according to Bouris. Following the recent expansion, growth is now flattening out, he said. Outstanding Australian mortgages climbed 6.7 ...

  2. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Australian and Canadian PMs put economy before climate change

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Abbott and Harper put economy before climate The conservative prime ministers of Canada and Australia said economic concerns were more important than acting ... that." Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who is in Canada as part of a trade mission to North America, acknowledged that climate change was "a significant problem". But he added: ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Australian PM's threat to Putin was 'immature', says Russian diplomat

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Australian threat to Putin 'immature', says diplomat A Russian diplomat has dismissed the Australian prime minister's threat of a physical ... of a summit of the world's 20 biggest economies in Brisbane next month to demand Russian cooperation with a Dutch-led investigation into the shooting down in July of a Malaysia airliner ...

  4. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Australian job advertisements hit 19-month high

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters ANZ survey shows newspaper and internet job adverts increase for fourth month in a row Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet have risen for a fourth straight month to hit a 19-month high, pointing to a gradual recovery in labour demand. A survey by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group showed total job advertisements rose 0.9 per cent ...

  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Problem of corruption lies with a state economy

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:32am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Public sector contracts are the leading source of corruption, not private firms, as China shows Problem of graft lies with state economy In one of the highest level ... of dollars in bribes to approve projects. Liu Tienan told a courtroom on Wednesday that a more market orientated economy that diluted the power of officials like himself could help China crimp ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    RBA chief upbeat on Australian economy

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney RBA chief upbeat on Australian economy Australia's central bank chief hinted yesterday that there was no pressing need to cut interest rates further in the near term, saying low borrowing costs were working to support the economy. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Glenn Stevens also said that the recent decline in the local dollar was welcomed ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australian growth outlook uncertain, says central bank

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:18am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Australian outlook uncertain, says central bank Australia's central bank said the nation's economic outlook remains uncertain because of the conflicting ... to compensate for slowing mine investment, has seen his efforts hampered by the strength of the Australian dollar. Market pricing shows a higher chance of further policy easing after the nation's ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian election about safeguarding economy, says Rudd in debate

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 07:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australin PM pledges to legalise same sex marriage; Abbott says it's time for change Jury is out on Rudd, Abbott debate Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and conservative rival Tony Abbott went head-to-head yesterday in the first debate of the election campaign, an encounter which focused on the economy and divided viewers. Rudd, whom some ...

  9. Business - Economy - AGRICULTURE

    Punting on Australian food bowl

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by Glen Norris

    ... in infrastructure such as transport links and dams, however, would be crucial in order to achieve economies of scale. "Old hands say that you can grow anything in northern Australia but you can't ... Australian agriculture, and many states are now repealing restrictive land tenure laws," he said. Not everyone is cheering the proposal. Australia's indigenous people have expressed concern ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Australian consumer sentiment strong, but wages at 16-year lows

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 02:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia sees bounce in consumer confidence A measure of Australian consumer sentiment rose strongly this month as households grew more optimistic on the near-term ... for the economy over the year ahead. That was a resilient outcome after unemployment spiked to 6.4 per cent in July, well above forecasts and the highest reading in 12 years. Likely helping has been ...




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