Accenture Research has found Buy Now Pay Later service provider Afterpay provided $3 billion in net benefits during last year's recession.
Jobs growth has almost reached the Reserve Bank’s 2022 target ... but don’t bet on a rate hike.
Australia needs to tune into the concerns of Japan 2021 if it wants to boost trade ties with the world’s third-largest economy.
With record low interest rates, housing demand across a number of global markets was buoyed during the pandemic.
The Reserve Bank's assessment of the financial system finds rising house prices are mitigating its fears earlier in the pandemic of mortgage lending losses.
Australia will face tough competition for the holiday dollar when international travel restrictions lift, says Deloitte report.
Bianca Ogden supports the call for the federal government to diversify its sources of COVID-19 vaccine.
KPMG backs a vaccine passport and removing barriers for foreign workers to solve post pandemic labour shortage.
Lachlan Moffet Gray
Gold has extended declines, approaching a nine-month low as the pace of US vaccine rollouts and plans for further stimulus boosted bond yields and the US dollar.
Australia might be playing catch-up on the electric vehicle front but if the latest import figures are any indication there’s growing appetite for next-generation cars.
In a sign of small progress after testy talks, China says it has agreed with the US to look into climate change and a handful of other issues.
The $350bn Australian retail sector is counting the cost of COVID lock downs in Victoria and Western Australia with retail spending falling in February.
PM seizes on ‘stunning’ employment figures as justification for withdrawal of emergency income support.
PATRICK COMMINS, GEOFF CHAMBERS
WA businesses will hand out the least number of salary increases nationally this year, but of those recipients, the pay bump will be the most generous.
New Zealand's economic dip over the last 12 months is just smaller than Australia's contraction.
Almost half-a-million Australians are set to lose their jobs when the JobKeeper benefit ends. See the industries that are hardest hit.
RBA to pay “close attention” to the accessibility of finance for small businesses and their prospects after a “particularly tough year”.
Former WA Senator Mathias Cormann says his appointment as the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development signals a ‘real desire’ to focus on growth in the region.
The key jobless measure would need to fall below 4 per cent before workers get meaningful pay rises, RBA says.
Philip Lowe says wages growth is too slow for rates to rise and has expressed concern about persistently weak business investment hampering economic recovery.
Surging property prices are fuelling fears interest rates will rise quicker than flagged by the central bank, but not everyone agrees a hike is imminent.
Rebecca Le May
Britain's top Brexit adviser says the European Union should shake off any lingering ill will and build a friendly relationship with the UK.
Australia’s resurgent housing market is set to advance 10 per cent this year, but there are two risks that could stop the rise in its tracks, according to Goldman Sachs.
Mike Henry has given an upbeat assessment of the economic rebound from COVID-19, saying the miner now expects global growth to exceed estimates it made just six months ago.
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