THE poor start to 2016 by world share markets has continued into February, although I note the situation has improved a...

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24th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM

FEARS the UK will leave the EU have put pressure on the pound, forcing it to a seven-year low against the US dollar.

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23rd Feb. 2016 7:02 AM

THE Federal Government is contemplating halving the capital gains tax discount for superannuation funds, in its quest to...


23rd Feb. 2016 6:02 AM

MARKETS were slightly risk averse on Friday night, driven by a weaker oil price.

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22nd Feb. 2016 7:02 AM

ECONOMY-wide spending slowed in January after solid growth in 2015 according to the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales...

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22nd Feb. 2016 6:02 AM

OVERSEAS workers and backpackers are essential to the fruit-picking industry, the Member for Page Kevin Hogan has told a...

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22nd Feb. 2016 4:02 AM

DEPUTY Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has poured cold water on suggestions low-income earners could opt out of compulsory...

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21st Feb. 2016 12:02 PM

After some significant gains towards the end of 2015, employment eased in the two months to January.

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19th Feb. 2016 8:02 AM

AUSTRALIA'S missing $100 bills could be being stockpiled by criminals or those seeking to avoid taxes.

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19th Feb. 2016 6:02 AM

WE WILL avoid a recession this year but Australia still faces troubled economic waters because of “income weakness” and...

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19th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM