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RBA leaves cash rate unchanged

The Reserve Bank has again left the official cash rate on hold at 3.5 percent, citing on trend inflation and growth as well as a rise in the number of businesses applying for credit.

Small retailers expecting a flat 2012

After predictions of dismal Christmas and New Year sales were realised by smaller retailers across the country, many say they’re expecting 2012 to be another flat year for trade.

Retail trade up 0.2% in December: ABS

Australian retailers saw a small uptick in sales during December, with a 0.2 percent increase in retail trade recorded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the month.

Economy grows by 3.3 percent fuels RBA rate rise risk

The Australian economy grew by 1.2 percent in the June quarter, with growth through the year to June at 3.3 percent in figures released today by the ABS, placing pressure on the RBA to increase interest rates before the end of the year.

Retail trade higher as current account deficit shrinks

Retail trade continued to improve in July, with ABS Retail Trade figures up 0.7 percent in July, seasonally adjusted in addition to Australia's Current Account Deficit shrinking on the back of an increase in exports.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...