RBA - The Reserve Bank of Australia
1:29PM | Wednesday, 19 January 2011 | Consumer sentiment fell by 5.7% in January to 104.6 points as the Queensland floods start to take their toll on the economy.
1:18PM | Friday, 14 January 2011 | Consumer confidence has risen to 124.3 points, its highest level since the RBA’s November interest rate rise.
1:02PM | Wednesday, 12 January 2011 | Australia’s poor-performing construction industry and a fall in first-time homebuyers could prompt the Reserve Bank to keep interest rates on hold for the next few months.
1:56PM | Wednesday, 12 January 2011 | The devastation of the Queensland floods has quashed earlier predictions of a minimal economic impact, with economists now fearing the floods could cut Australia’s GDP by as much as 0.3%.
1:20PM | Friday, 7 January 2011 | The banning of mortgage exit fees has forced non-bank lenders to secure new sources of revenue and funding, with small businesses set to benefit.
1:03AM | Thursday, 6 January 2011 | Wine grape growers are demanding a higher price for their products amid fears that many could go out of business.
12:46PM | Monday, 20 December 2010 | Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten says there’s no guarantee interest rates will drop in light of the government’s banking reforms, contradicting Treasurer Wayne Swan.
12:16AM | Friday, 17 December 2010 | Australian internet entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan has unveiled TradeLeaks.com, an ambitious whistle-blowing website designed to make retail and trade more transparent.
12:44PM | Tuesday, 7 December 2010 | The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to keep the cash interest rate at 4.75%, as widely predicted by economists.
12:06AM | Tuesday, 7 December 2010 | Kogan says he will call the bluff of Harvey Norman and Myer over China-based websites.