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

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

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

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

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

Mining will make Australia poorer in world economy

Story Published: 12 Feb 2015

AUSTRALIA will have to stop having a mining-focused economy if it is to remain part of the top 20 world economies, a report...

Business, Economics, Mining

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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