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  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australian jobs revival surprises

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Data shows 18,100 jobs created in March, beating forecasts of 5,000 and fuelling rally in the aussie Australian jobs revival surprises Australian jobs growth sped past forecasts for a second month in March and drove the jobless rate to its lowest in four months, holding out the hope that unemployment may have peaked much earlier than anticipated. The Australian ...

  3. News - China

    Australian PM Abbott makes little progress on trade deal

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Visiting Australian PM wants to conclude talks on long-stalled pact by November Abbot makes little progress on trade deal Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said ... Australia's role as a leading exporter of coal, iron ore, beef and natural gas. "This means that Australia can offer China- and the other big economies of North Asia- the resource security, ...

  4. Business - Economy - MANUFACTURING

    Drop in HSBC flash PMI confirms weakness in Chinese economy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:46am by BLOOM

    ... final 48.5 figure. Numbers above 50 signal expansion. The Australian dollar fell and copper extended losses as the report suggested Premier Li Keqiang will have a tougher time meeting a growth ... HONGBIN, ECONOMIST, HSBC The State Council said last week that China would speed up construction projects and other measures to support the world's second-largest economy. "Weakness ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Surprise Australian jobs slide revives risk of rate cut, hammers currency

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 03:29pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney December employment falls 22,600 instead of a forecast rise, reviving risk of rate cut and pushing the aussie to its lowest level since 2010 Surprise Australian jobs slide hammers currency Australian employers shed jobs at the fastest pace in nine months last month while full-time positions suffered their biggest drop since mid-2011, an unexpected blow ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Australian consumer confidence rebounds

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney A measure of Australian consumer sentiment rebounded this month as rising home prices made people feel better about their finances while making them more confident about splashing out on big ticket items. The survey of 1,200 people by the Melbourne Institute and Westpac Bank showed its index of consumer sentiment rose 1.9 per cent, following a 2.1 per cent dip ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Private schools, dental visits fuel Australian inflation, pushing interest rate cuts off the table

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:18pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney The laudable desire of Australians to be well educated and healthy is proving an expensive one, as escalating costs add to inflationary pressures even as the broader economy slows. The stubbornness of domestic inflation is proving most unwelcome to policymakers who want to keep interest rates at rock-bottom levels as Australia struggles through the autumn ...

  9. ASF Group creates value in growing Sino-Australian synergy

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 05:44pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Christina Liedke and David Bell

    ... to Australia as a student in 1988. Back then, she already had the insight that great fortunes could be generated from the complementary nature of the Chinese and Australian economies. More ... resources. Notably, Chinese direct investment into Australia surged 21 per cent to US$11 billion in 2012, demonstrating China's growing role in Australia's economy, which continues ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Australian inflation gauge stays tame in June: TDMI

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 01:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney A private gauge of Australian inflation showed few signs of any acceleration in price pressures in June, suggesting inflation alone would be no bar to a further cut ... of the US Federal Reserve tapering bond purchases by year end and making sense of the mixed signals from the domestic economy,” TD’s head of Asia-Pacific Research, Annette Beacher said. “We expect ...




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