Australia Institute call for tax to protect normal investors

Story Published: 26 Mar 2015

A report from the Australia Institute is calling for a new tax on financial transactions known as a Tobin tax.

Economics, Jacqui Lambie, Politics, Tax

Budget tipped to scare backpackers

Story Published: 18 May 2015

THE NSW Labor Party has warned the Clarence Valley could lose out with backpackers opting to not visit the region because...

Backpackers, Economics, Federal Budget, Politics

China's economic story a cliff-hanger

Story Published: 13 Apr 2015

'YOUNG and fabulous,' it says on the teenager's T-shirt, in big gold letters. If it is meant to be ironic, it isn't.

China, Economics

Slump in oil prices fuels financial instability globally

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

FINANCIAL markets have generally assumed lower oil prices are good for asset prices.

Debt, Economics, Investment, Markets, Oil, Trade

Telstra posts significant profit increase

Story Published: 12 Feb 2015

THE nation’s biggest telecommunications company posted a significant 21.7% profit increase last year has it announced.

Business, Economics, Profit, Telstra

Prepare for 'enormous social and economic change'

Story Published: 26 Jan 2015

ONE of the nation’s top business leaders warns Australian politicians have one vital task:' to prepare the community for...

Business, Economics

Growth and jobs to dominate G20 agenda

Story Published: 13 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIAN leaders will present a “straightforward but bold” plan to the G20 summit to create jobs to “lift people out of...

Economics, G20, Jobs, Poverty

Hockey warns of 'spiralling debt'

Story Published: 19 Feb 2015

TREASURER Joe Hockey is laying the foundations for his second budget, warning all Australians of a “spiralling” debt that...

Budget, Economics, Finance, Joe Hockey

St George Economics economy and finance update

Story Published: 29 Apr 2013

EQUITY markets were soft on Friday night with all major European markets down and the US S&P 500 down 0.2%.

Economics, Finance, St George, Update

Microsoft CEO's retirement announcement lifts market

Story Published: 26 Aug 2013

THE US stockmarket gained on Friday night, led by Microsoft after CEO Ballmer unexpectedly announced plans to retire within...

Economics, Finance, Microsoft, Nasdaq, Steve Ballmer, St George

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