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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%.

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...

St George Economics economy and finance update

Story Published: 10 May 2013

The Australian dollar initially rose after strong domestic jobs data yesterday, but weakened to below 1.01 overnight...

Merrill Lynch economist calls on Abbott to release costings

Story Published: 23 Aug 2013

PRESSURE is mounting on the Coalition to reveal its policy costings after a respected economist claimed it would need to...

St George Economics economy and finance update

Story Published: 13 May 2013

The US stockmarket regained its footing on Friday night, with the Dow and the S&P 500 finishing at record highs.

Tony Abbott: a ‘sharp pencil’ or an economic dumbo?

Story Published: 11 Feb 2014

GOOD BUSINESS: Tony Abbott may be a Rhodes Scholar but he is an enigma. What do you think - is he an...

Demand for housing finance continues to lift

Story Published: 10 Sep 2013

HOUSING finance was in line with our expectations, rising 2.4% in July.

Australia see modestly positive opening to sharemarket

Story Published: 7 Jul 2014

THE futures market points to a modestly positive open to the sharemarket in Australia this morning.

Figures show skilled migrants are needed to fill jobs

Story Published: 4 Feb 2014

WITH figures showing there are 22,000 skilled jobs to be filled in the LNG industry, the idea that immigrants are taking...

Gas, tourism, agribusiness the "super growth" industries

Story Published: 11 Oct 2013

GAS, tourism and agribusiness are three of five key “super-growth industries” that could pump an extra $250 billion into...

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