What's Happening

One of Australia's best forecasters expects another big inflation miss next week


Australian unemployment lifts despite another strong month of hiring


Demand for property workers in Australia has declined sharply -- and it could be linked to sinking home prices



Australian businesses say they're cutting staff as new work dries up


Iron ore prices slump again as supply concerns ease


The Australian dollar couldn't rally despite impressive economic data from China



China's economy is picking up speed as stimulus measures take hold


Australia's next retail sales report could be pretty weak after a surprise surge in February


If you're expecting a strong rebound in Asian exports soon be prepared for disappointment


Spending across the Australian economy has suddenly improved


Rate cuts could soon be coming to New Zealand as inflation comes up short


China's latest economic report card will dictate how the Australian dollar performs today



Iron ore prices dip ahead of China's GDP report


Chinese pork prices look set to sizzle


Here's one explanation as to why currency market volatility has dried up


Another Australian dollar rally has fizzled out



Iron ore prices are climbing again


No turnaround in sight: Morgan Stanley's Australian housing model hits rock bottom


Auction clearance rates hit the highest level since September – but they're still low


Australian inflation look set to weaken further, providing a potential trigger for the RBA to cut rates


Pessimism among Australian property professionals hits new highs


The Australian dollar jumps to six-week highs


Iron ore prices ease across the board


The RBA isn't convinced it needs to cut rates - but markets still think it will


Australians are suddenly a lot more optimistic about where the housing market is heading


As investors retreat from Australia's housing market, first time buyers are moving in to take their place


The IMF's latest growth downgrade may push the RBA into action


The Australian dollar is going nowhere fast as traders eye bigger events ahead


Iron ore prices continue to compress


Foreign investors are piling back into emerging markets in Asia, especially India


Home loan lending rebounds following Australia's banking royal commission


More Australians are falling behind on their mortgage repayments – but there's a reason why


The budget didn't go down all that well with Australians


The charts that prove Australia's house price downturn really is BIG (and why some are concerned about what it may mean for the economy)


The Australian dollar is drifting higher again


Iron ore surges to a 5-year high


Chinese iron ore futures surge to record highs


The cost to rent a home in Sydney is falling, and increases in most other capital cities are slowing


Australian jobs ads are falling at the fastest pace in over 5 years


'We like it': Citi makes the case for Aussie dollar strength ahead


Auction clearance rates are inching higher, but home prices are still going backwards


The Australian dollar remains range-bound, dull and directionless


Iron ore markets had a quiet end to the week due to a public holiday in China


Here's why you should treat preliminary auction clearance rates with caution, especially in Sydney


If you think your last pay increase was bad, spare a thought for workers in Japan


It's not out of the realms of possibility that the RBA could cut rates in May


Conditions remain fairly dire for Australia's residential construction sector


The Australian dollar drifts higher ahead of the US jobs report


The iron ore rally takes a breather


Australian home loan arrears are low but rising, and Moody's expects that trend will continue