2:14AM | Monday, 18 February 2013 | Summer disasters, including floods in Queensland and bushfires in Tasmania, have led to Australia being re-rated on reinsurance markets.
2:16AM | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 | Australia’s leading insurance companies have received more than 65,000 claims as a result of cyclones, floods and bushfires over summer, with the total bill estimated at $674 million.
8:10AM | Tuesday, 2 August 2011 | The Queensland Government could face compensation claims from businesses damaged by the state’s widespread floods earlier this year.
5:14AM | Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Australia is set for negative economic growth in the March quarter following a surprise fall in company profits.
3:32PM | Tuesday, 15 March 2011 | Consumers have continued their caution in spending and borrowing, despite strong growth in national income, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia.
3:46PM | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 | A new report shows retail sales are expected to continue to track slowly in the first half of 2011 but businesses can anticipate better conditions from mid-2011 onwards.
2:00AM | Wednesday, 23 February 2011 | The recent spate of natural disasters has dampened the confidence of business chiefs, with the latest CEO Institute Business Confidence Index recording a fall from 45 to 39 over the last quarter.
2:17PM | Friday, 18 February 2011 | Economists have predicted an upturn in consumer spending despite a key indicator of retail sales recording its 13th consecutive monthly fall in January.
2:40PM | Monday, 14 February 2011 | Businesses will not be overly affected by insurance premium hikes in the wake of the Queensland floods, according to new research.
2:00PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 | A Gold Coast-based niche funds manager has established an investment vehicle to raise $500 million from APRA superannuation funds to assist Queensland SMEs affected by floods and Cyclone Yasi.